Welcome to St Bride's Church, West Kilbride

St Bride's exists to be a community where men and women of faith gather to be fed by both the Word and the Eucharist so that they can go out into the world to be witnesses to the Resurrection and the presence of the Risen Jesus in the world and in history. This means doing everything we can to make the teachings of Jesus, as we read them in the four gospels, a living reality in society. Above all, this means reaching out to the poor in all their shapes and forms. But, for this to happen, we have to develop in ourselves a theology and a spirituality which enable us to move beyond the limitations of traditional religion and enter the much richer and more profound world of faith. This journey from religion to faith is at the heart of everything that happens in St Bride's.

Evangelii Gaudium

Welfare for Parishes

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The final meeting in the series took place on Wednesday when Fr Willie McFadden spoke about the current state of Ecumenism in Scotland. He gave an excellent and very positive account of what is happening and the talk was much appreciated by the large crowd who attended, some from quite far away who had to travel to get here. For me now, the question is around what we go next. As you know, I have struggled with the fact that so few from the parish attend while so many come from beyond the parish. Should we go elsewhere and offer these courses in places where people would appreciate them more? Should we focus more on the wider community in West Kilbride from where so many people have shown an interest in what we offer? Are there topics which you, the parishioners, would be more interested in? I have asked for your guidance on this before but without much of a response. So what do you really think?