2005 is a significant mileston in the history of St Patrick's Parish.
This year we celebrate the Centenary of the building of our Church
To mark the Centenary a book
has been published cataloguing the building and development of the
The Year of Celebration began
with Bishop Devine celebrating Mass on Saint Patrick's Day - The
Centenary of the Laying of the Foundation Stone while Archbishop
Conti will be Principle Celebrant at a Mass on the 25th of November
- The Centenary of the first Mass celebrated in the new Church.
This will be a busy period
of activities within our Parish. Our research has uncovered a rich
history in St Patrick's, Shotts. We have every reason to celebrate
all that has been achieved in the past and hopefully wil lwe play
our part in the handing on of the faith to the future.
in fide" - "strong in faith"