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St. Mary's Parish is in the Scottish Roman Catholic Diocese of Galloway, and is located in West Road, Irvine. It is currently under the pastoral care of Father W. Boyd. St Mary's is one of two parishes serving the needs of the Irvine area. The other is St. John Ogilvie's Church, in Bourtreehill.



St. Mary's has a number of Parish Groups, which include: 


Children's Liturgy Group

Justice and Peace

Knights of St Columba

Ladies Guild

Over 50's Club

Parish Pastoral Council

Pledge Committee

St Vincent de Paul

Toddler Group

Youth Group


The Roman Catholic community in the Irvine area is served by two primary schools and one secondary school:


St. Mark's Primary, Clark Drive, Irvine.                     Tel: 01294 271167           Head Teacher: Mrs Strain


St. John Ogilivie Primary, Bourtreehill, Irvine.     Tel: 01294  218823          Head Teacher: Mrs McCulloch


St. Matthew's Academy, Jack's Road, Saltcoats.  Tel: 01294 465732           Head Teacher: Mr Colligan



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