St Mirin’s Cathedral

***Please note: St Mirin’s Catherdral is only currently open for mass and private prayer.***

Paisley is famous spectacular buildings with stunning spires populating the skyline – St Mirin’s Cathedral is a prime example of one.

The Cathedral Church of Saint Mirin in Paisley is dedicated to Saint Mirin – the patron saint of Paisley.

Designed by Thomas Baird in 1932, the church which is the mother church of the Catholic Diocese of Paisley and the seat of the Bishop of Paisley became a cathedral in 1948.

This remarkable building is Romanesque with canted apse and tower-flanked narthex, and home to an organ constructed in 1912. The church is also the largest in the Diocese, accommodating around 1300 worshippers.

In close proximity of Paisley Abbey, Paisley Town Hall and the Anchor Mill; St Mirren’s Cathedral can be a great addition to your discovery of Paisley.

Opening times:

Morning prayer of church 9.45am – Mass at 10am and 1pm


Wheel chair access at front via ramps

Getting there:

A five-minute walk from Paisley Gilmour train station




St Mirin’s Cathedral
Cathedral Precincts
Incle Street

+(0) 141 889 2404

I love the fabulous architecture - Paisley Abbey, Coats Memorial and the town hall, all within walking distance.

Barbara Erskine
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