St Mary's Church

Stranorlar Parish

Church of Mary Immaculate (1867)

St Mary's Church



  • Rev Kieran McAteer. P.P. Tel: 074-9131135
  • Rev John Joe Duffy C.C. Tel: 074-9131157

Sisters of Mercy: Mercy Convent, 15 Blackrock Drive, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal. Telephone: 074-9132721. Sr. Nuala Mullin, Sr. Imelda Burke.

Need help/information and don’t know where to turn?

Support for Children: The Twin Towns Rainbow Bereavement Support Group is for children whose family situation has been affected through bereavement or separation. Contact the Family Enrichment Centre 074-9131245 or Nuala Mullin RSM 074-9132721

Donegal Women's Domestic Violence Service: (24 Hour Help Line) Freephone 1800-262677

Regional Counselling Service: Adults with a history of childhood abuse Freephone 1800-234119

Useful Links:

  • Accord - Marriage & Relationship Counselling Service
  • Aware - support for depression
  • Ballybofey/Stranorlar - information on the twin towns
  • Births, Deaths and Marriages - obtain certificates online
  • Catholic Ireland - promotes and supports the work of the Catholic Church in Ireland and abroad
  • Concern - international humanitarian organisation dedicated to reducing suffering and ending extreme poverty
  • CURA - offers support and help to those who are faced with a crisis pregnancy
  • Family Enrichment Centre: “Ceol na Coille”, Drumboe Ave., Stranorlar, Co. Donegal. Telephone: 074-9131245. Sr. Anne McLoone.
  • Finn Valley Voice - local newspaper
  • Getting Married - information on preparation for marriage
  • Google Maps - find directions to Ballybofey/Stranorlar
  • GROW - a Mental Health Organisation which helps people who have suffered, or are suffering, from mental health problems.
  • Highland Radio Obituaries - daily obituaries notice
  • Irish Genealogy - search for records of family history for past generations
  • Polish Chaplaincy - Polish Pastoral Care in Ireland
  • R.I.P - information about what to do when someone dies
  • Raphoe Diocese
  • Sacred Space - the prayer site run by the Irish Jesuits
  • Samaritans - support for those experiencing feelings of distress or despair
  • Trocaire - official overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Ireland