It was opened on 14th October 1934.

It was designed by Reginald Fairlie.

The tower is faced with grey granite.

Welcome to St. Mary's Church Fort William

St. Mary’s, Fort William is a parish of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Argyll & the Isles. It is situated in the heart of Fort William, at the foot of Ben Nevis, surrounded by the beautiful scenery of the Western Highlands. St. Mary’s serves a large and vibrant community of all ages.

Parish Updates

Lochaber Cluster

St. Mary’s became part of the ‘Lochaber Cluster’ in Summer 2019. The Lochaber Cluster includes:

  • St. Mary’s Fort  William
  • St. John’s, Caol
  • St. Mary & St. Finnan, Glenfinnan
  • St. Agnes, Glenuig
  • Our Lady of the Angels, Mingarry


Rev. David Connor – Parish Priest
Rev. Tim Byron S.J. – Assistant Priest
Rev. Thomas Wynne – Deacon
Rt. Rev. Mgr Donald Canon MacKinnon – Retired Priest in residence

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