St John's, Barrhead

St John's, Barrhead

Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Aurs Road, Barrhead, G78 2RW
Local Authority: East Renfrewshire

Church Overview

Built in 1961, architect Thomas S Cordiner, after the old building was burnt down in 1941, before its centenary Mass. Note the prevalence of Greek iconography over Latin and the recurrence of the motif of St John. Tabernacle door designed by Hew Lorimer and presidential chair by John McLachlan. Rushworth and Dreaper organ.


Saturday Vigil 4.30pm; Sunday 10.00am, 12.00 noon and 6.30pm; Weekdays 10.00am

Opening Arrangements

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St John's, Barrhead


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