Annual Galloway Diocesan Pilgrimage to Whithorn and Saint Ninian's Cave
August 30, 2016
Yesterday, several hundred pilgrims travelled to Whithorn for the Galloway Diocese Annual Mass. Whithorn is a town on the southern tip of Scotland where Saint Ninian first arrived by boat and prayed at a cave in the year 397. From there he went on to spread the Catholic faith in Scotland. 1619 years later, the Catholic faith still shows in the crowds gathered with Bishop Emeritus Maurice Taylor of Galloway and also Bishop of Lancaster Michael Campbell for Mass on the beach overlooked by Saint Ninian's cave. This was a joyous occasion attended by many from across the Diocese of Galloway and beyond.