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The Modern Exterior


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The Entrance



The booklet "A History of St. Ninian's" is now printed and on sale for 5, Many lovely photographs, stories and reminiscences of our past. Sincere thanks to the many people who helped in its production.

Available from:

Fr Peter Barry, 12 Culloden Court, Culloden Inverness  IV2 7DX  Tel: 01463 791957

Please telephone or write

" The post-war years saw rapid changes in the town of Inverness. With the growth in population, new housing estates were springing up, extending the burgh boundaries to the east. The congregation had increased in proportion and, by the end of the Fifties, the Catholic Directory records an estimated Catholic population of 1520. Many families without private transport had to walk long distances to Sunday Mass and in 1959, Bishop Walsh decided the time had come to create a new parish in the town.

A house was purchased in Culduthel Road and altered to become a bright and modern Church. Many felt sadness at what seemed the breaking up of the Community but the years have proved the necessity of the decision.

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Ordained 18:6:39 R.I.P.

The first congregation of St. Ninian’s numbered 230, but, at the time of writing, has increased to 700 while St. Mary’s numbers 1100. Father George McCurrach (later Canon) was the first Parish Priest of the new Church. "

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The Altar


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The Side Altar




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Children's Work


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St Ninian Stained Glass Window



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St Ninian



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Mary and Jesus

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Father Peter Barry



Bishop Mario's Visit


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