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Welcome to St Columbanus Parish Church Website

Ballyholme is a busy and growing Church of Ireland parish in the seaside town of Bangor County Down, Northern Ireland, and our church is a vibrant and friendly community of people encompassing all ages. A warm welcome awaits you at worship on Sunday or at our weekday Wednesday service, or to any of our many weekday parish activities.

On the website you can browse the links on the left to get a flavour of what we are about, as well as access our monthly parish magazine The Parishioner and other useful information.

If you can’t find what you are looking for, please don’t hesitate to contact the Parish Office directly and we will try to help.

Details of our normal weekly services can be found here.

The Where is Your Chair devotional readings can be found here.

Download the Pray–er and Reader Rota for details of who are reading and leading the prayers during the Sunday 10am morning services this coming month.

Click here for details of the ongoing Church Restoration Project.

Come: join us on The Way



St Columbanus Walkers visit County Armagh
Added: Monday 21st November 2016
In November, a baker’s dozen of St Columbanus walkers headed to Armagh. We were close to Maurice’s home place and he was able to guide us along the by–roads between destinations. ...

Columbanus Walkers in the Eastern Sperrins
Added: Monday 24th October 2016
After early light rain, the Columbanus Walkers met up at 0845 on Saturday 1st October to walk the Crockback Way in the eastern Sperrins. A Baker’s Dozen, 13 of us, set off from Ballyholme in 4...

Looping the Loop in Antrim
Added: Monday 5th September 2016
Despite the dire forecast seventeen walkers joined the September outing on the Antrim Loop trail. The route, suggested by Robbie and Fiona, was a combination of the Cycle NI trail and the Walk NI...

From Cavehill to Clifton Street
Added: Monday 8th August 2016
Little did we know beforehand the connection between the two locations for our August outing. Cavehill Country Park was the walk destination and the Clifton Street Cemetery was the ‘cultural...

From Trassey to Newcastle
Added: Saturday 9th July 2016
For the eight walkers in July the Mourne Rambler bus was a first. From Newcastle bus station it took the group to the road junction near the Trassey Track car park where the seven mile walk back to...