Welcome to the website for the Three Patrons Parish, part of the Diocese of Derry.  The Parish consists of three chuches:

St. Patrick’s (Pennyburn), St. Brigid’s (Carnhill) and St. Joseph’s (Galliagh)

The Weekly Bulletin for the Parish is now available online here

Mass Times for Holy Week & the Easter Triduum: here


Masses during Lent 

St Patrick’s, Pennyburn: Mon – Fri: 7.30 am & 10 am; Wed: 7 pm; Sat: 10 am;

St Brigid’s, Carnhill: Mon – Fri: 9.15 am & 12.30 pm; Thur: 7.30 pm; Sat 12.30 pm;

St Joseph’s, Galliagh: Mon – Fri: 10 am & 7.30 pm; Saturday: 10 am.

Easter Mass Bouquets are available at our three churches, wherein your intentions will be remembered in a triduum of Masses through the Easter Octave.


Penitential Services in Preparation for Easter 

Today (Sunday) at 6 pm: St Brigid’s, Carnhill

Tuesday 15th April at 7.30 pm: St Joseph’s, Galliagh

Wednesday 16th April at 7.30 pm: Our Lady of Lourdes, Steelstown

Other Times for Confessions during Holy Week 

St Brigid’s: after Masses this weekend.

St Patrick’s: Wednesday from 6 – 7 pm; Good Friday: 10.30 am – 12 noon;

Holy Saturday: 10.30 am – 12 noon.

St Joseph’s: Good Friday: 10.30 am – 12 noon; Holy Saturday: 10.30 am – 12 noon.

Times of Holy Week and Easter Liturgies in our three churches can be found on a separate leaflet.

The Monthly Mass for Temperance will be celebrated in St Brigid’s, Carnhill on Tuesday 15th April at 9.15 am. The prayer for the canonisation of the Venerable Matt Talbot will be recited. It is hoped that as many people as possible will be able to attend to pray for an increase in temperance in our homes, our parish and our country.


Make Your Donations Go Even Further – Gift Aid It If you are a UK taxpayer, you may wish to join our Gift Aid scheme. The parish can claim back an additional 25 pence for each £1 you donate, through Gift Aid – this is at no further cost to you. This is a very simple way of helping the parish financially. The scheme does not interfere with any other financial arrangement you may have. If you wish to join the scheme or for more information, please contact the parish office.

 Safeguarding Information For Parents of Altar Servers, developed by the Derry Diocesan Safeguarding Office, is available for parents of altar servers. The pack contains an information leaflet and information booklet for parents and two leaflets for the child. If you are a parent of an altar server/s, and require a copy, please leave your request in the sacristy. You can also obtain a copy from the Safeguarding office, Pastoral Centre, 164 Bishop St (Mon – Wed 1.30 – 5 pm), tel 71362475 or the material can be viewed in the Safeguarding section of the Diocesan website: www.derrydiocese.org.