Loughshore Parishes
"at the heart of your community"

Welcome

Welcome to the website for the loughshore parishes. This is a group of three parishes which came together in 2009. St Mary’s Greencastle-Star of The Sea Whitehouse-St James’ Whiteabbey. There are four churches in this group, St Mary’s, Star of The Sea, St James & St Colman’s(Greenisland).

 

Services for Holy Week and Easter

Spy Wednesday

7.00 pm Penitential Service, St Mary’s Whitehouse

Holy Thursday

11.00 am Mass of Chrism – St Peter’s Cathedral

7.00 pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper, St James’, Whiteabbey

7.00 pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper, St. Mary’s, Greencastle

Good Friday

10.30 am Inter Church Prayer Walk from Star of the Sea, Whitehouse, ending at Whitewell Road Methodist Church. All are invited to join in this collective act of worship and witness.

3.00 pm Celebration of the Passion, St Colman’s, Greenisland.

3.00 pm Celebration of the Passion, Star of the Sea, Whitehouse

7.00 pm Prayer around the Cross, St James’, Whiteabbey

A collection will be taken at all services for Christians in the Holy Land

Holy Saturday Vigil of the Resurrection

8.30 pm Star of the Sea, Whitehouse

8.30 pm  St Mary’s, Greencastle

Easter Sunday

9.45 am St Colman’s, Greenisland

11.00 am St James’, Whiteabbey

12.15 pm St Mary’s, Greencastle

Loughshore Parish Mission

We are a faith community gathered in this place called to create a sense of belonging and family with a shared identity and shared faith, We proclaim this faith in our coming together to worship and in our sharing love with others in service.

 

Our Mission...To unite all of the community.

We are a faith community gathered in this place called to create a sense of belonging and family with a shared identity and shared faith, We proclaim this faith in our coming together to worship and in our sharing love with others in service.

Schools

There are 3 schools in Loughshore Parish.

  • St. Mary’s (Star of the Sea) Primary School
  • St. Mary’s Nursery School
  • St. James’ Primary School

Parish Groups

There are a number parish groups in Loughshore Parish.

  • Parish Groups
  • Parish Pastoral Council
  • Parish Finance Committee