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"Welcome to the Diocese of Motherwell website. Our Diocese was erected as a Suffragan See of the Archdiocese of Glasgow by the Apostolic Constitution Maxime interest of the 25th May 1947.


Whether you know our Diocese well and are just looking for further information, maybe it has been a while since last you visited the Diocese, or you may just be surfing and have found us by accident - we hope you find something of use to yourself.


Lastly, we pray that we may face that future in the same spirit as our forefathers confident that, with God's continued help and our efforts, his work in the Diocese of Motherwell may be accomplished for many years to come."

+ Joseph Toal

bishop of motherwell

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Pope Francis has called a Synod of Bishops to meet in Rome in 2023. The topic will be “For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation and Mission.”

Make a


During the coronavirus crisis, when you may not be able to attend Church, you may wish to use to use this online donation platform to continue to provide support to the Diocese and your parish if your financial circumstances allow it. This includes the opportunity to continue to contribute to the Retired Priests fund and to support Student Priests.  This donation can be a one-off or recurring payment, and it can be gift-aided if you wish. Many thanks for your generosity.

Please pray for each other, for those caring for the sick and for those searching for a vaccine and treatment for this illness.

Yours in Christ,

+Joseph Toal



The Special Collection for November is for 


During November, our special collection is for Catholic Education, particularly the work of SCES, the Scottish Catholic Education Service, which supports and guides the work of Catholic teachers in our schools with resources and in-service training.

How to donate

1. Click the link above to make a donation.

2. Choose which fund you wish to donate to, or search for your parish

3. Choose your donation amount and add GiftAid if applicable

4. Follow the online form to donate by debit/credit card or GooglePay


Latest News


Watch Holy Mass online from parishes across the Diocese

Keep up to date with all the latest news from the Diocese

Read the pastoral letters from Bishop Toal

Watch Bishop Toal's weekly reflections on Facebook

Bishop's Reflections


marriage preparation

Visit our Family Life 


Find out more about SPRED

adult formation

Visit our Family Life 


Find out more about the Calix Society


Find out about the courage apostolate in our Diocese

faith sharing

Visit our Family Life 

Being Catholic

BeingCatholic is a new Scottish Catholic TV channel bringing It is the church home and straight into your living room. Established in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic by the Media Team in St Augustine’s Parish Coatbridge and is now endorsed by The Bishops Conference of Scotland. This platform now includes a wide range of video materials by parishes, various religious communities, and associates across Scotland.

BeingCatholic TV is now available your Roku device to watch on your T.V. simply search for Being Catholic TV in the Roku channel list.

Click here to watch the daily live stream.



Mission Statement

"Working together for Christ - The Diocese of Motherwell seeks, by the power of prayer and the guidance of the Holy Spirit, to be Christ's Church, living and caring for one another and  spreading the good news of the Lord's healing and redeeming power." 

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