Fri, January 22, 2021

Upcoming Events


St. John the Baptist, Port Glasgow

Funeral Rites for Archbishop Philip Tartaglia 

The Funeral Rites for Archbishop Tartaglia will be celebrated in Saint Andrew’s Cathedral, subject to the restrictions that are in place. Only 20 of the Archbishop’s closest family and friends will be able to attend and people are asked to comply with the current advice to stay at home and to participate spiritually using the live-streams that will be available and are noted below.

Please bring this information to the attention of your people and use whatever means available to ensure that it is widely shared.

Vigil and Reception of Remains of Archbishop Tartaglia on Wednesday 20th January at 6.30 pm accessible by using this link:

Funeral Mass on Thursday 21st January at 12 noon, accessible by using this link:

Please continue your prayers for the repose of the Archbishop’s soul and for the comfort of his family.

This Week and until further notice All Masses are not open to anyone and are instead streamed online at the times set out below:
  • There will be 9.30am Weekday Masses on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
  • Saturday Mass will be the Vigil Mass of Sunday and will be at 6pm (no 9:30am).
  • This Wednesday is a funeral Mass for Grace McGeachy. Mass is at 10am. Funeral Masses have 20 people in Church at the family’s invitation.
  • There will be no public times for confessions until further notice. Confessions are by individual appointment until further notice.

Click here To Access Livestream Services From St John the Baptist

 Your Clergy

Parish Priest: Reverend Maurice Callaghan


Funeral Services


Inverclyde Funeral Services Ltd 

Balfour House
6 Balfour Street
Port Glasgow
Renfrewshire  PA14 5HF
Tel: 01475 745678

Church Hall


   St John The Baptist Church Hall

 Available for hire

Contact Catherine on

Tel: 07935 391884 


Funeral Services


Co-Operative Funeralcare

12-14 Princess Street
Port Glasgow
Renfrewshire PA14 5JQ
Tel: 01475 742052