Welcome to St Bernard's Parish

St Bernard's is located in the south side of Glasgow. Our parish takes in the areas of South Nitshill, Old Nitshill, and Parkhouse. Our Parish was estsablished in 1960, and our current Church building opened in 1963.

Our Parish Priest is Fr Neil McGarrity, who is resident in the neighbouring parish of St Robert's.

The Syro Malabar Community, many of whom are from Kerala in India, are also based in St Bernard's. The Chaplain to their community is Fr Benu.



There will be a meeting on Tuesday 7th March at 7pm for parents of children who will make their First Reconciliation here in St Bernard’s this year. This is a meeting for parents only. Please bring your child’s Baptismal Certificate to this meeting.


Children are currently being prepared for First Reconciliation and should be registered at Children’s Liturgy every Sunday. First Reconciliation will take place here for children who live in St Bernard’s Parish on Tuesday 14th March at 7pm.


The date for First Holy Communions in St Bernard’s this year is Sunday 4th June during 11.30 Mass.


We extend a very warm welcome to Fr Benu who has recently arrived in the Parish to take over from Fr George. Fr Benu will be Chaplain to the Syro Malabar community and assistant priest in St Bernard's and St Robert's.


Holy Mass is celebrated each Sunday in St Bernard's at 11.30am and 4pm. The 4pm Mass is the Syro Malabar Rite and is celebrated in Malayalam. There are two further Syro Malabar Masses, at 5.30pm on a Friday and Saturday. 

Our Children's Liturgy for children who are preparing for sacraments takes place at the 11.30 Mass each Sunday. 

Everyone is welcome to join us for our celebration of the Eucharist.