About Us

St Columba Roman Catholic Church, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen

Dear Vistor! May I welcome you on our parish website. I hope you will find the information that you are looking for. If not, please contact us. See contact info further below.

Fr. Gabor Czako (Parish administrator – priest in charge) and Deacon Douglas Duncan (Parish deacon)


St Columba’s Church Centre completed in 1983 is jointly owned by the Roman Catholic Church and the Church of Scotland, a situation that is unique in Scotland. The Centre consists of two places of worship, the larger of the two has a church hall, two foyers, a lesser hall, a vestry and other offices.

In the Catholic Chapel  there is an Altar which was consecrated in June 1984, a Font and a support for the Tabernacle made up of Aberdeen granite, which were executed by A. and J. Robertson Ltd. The vintage Tabernacle, a gift from Marydale, Cannich has a golden door with an engraved image of the Lamb in majesty. The statues of Our Lady and St Columba at the far sides of sanctuary area were executed by the local artist, Mrs Anne Davidson. The high cross on the south side of the building was designed by Brian Glassar of Gray’s School of Art. The congregation drawn largely from the Bridge of Don area has been growing in number through the years; and in the last census in November 2023, the number was over one hundred and fifty parishioners attending the weekend Masses.

NEWS!!!  Bulletin (latest) Bulletin 2024.06.02

The Future of our Catholic Schools: Aberdeen City Council has
extended the deadline for the submission of views on the future of
Catholic Education in Aberdeen City until June 7th. To submit your views, click HERE.

Corpus Christi Procession: 2nd June, 12.30pm from St. Mary’s Cathedral.

Pluscarden Pilgrimage: 30th June, 1-4pm, Pluscarden Abbey




Overall Responsibility : The Parish Priest, and Safeguarding Coordinator, Andrea Fernandes have joint responsibility for Safeguarding in St Columba’s Parish. You can contact them on: bridgeofdonpsc@rcd-abdn.org 


Mass on Sundays: 9:30am

Other Masses: Wednesdays at 10am (please see the calendar below for possible cancellations!)

Confessions ca. 30 minutes before Masses

Eucharistic Service: Saturdays at 10am (please see the calendar below for possible cancellations!)



St Columba Roman Catholic Youth Group

We are a ‘Post Confirmation Faith Based’ group aimed at encouraging young people to develop their faith further. We meet every Monday from 6pm to 8pm (term time only).

All Youth Members are required to:

  1. Attend Youth Meeting every Monday on time.
  2. Behave responsibly and be respectful to all in attendance.

To register please click on ‘Registration’ below:


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Contact Us

How to find us:  St Columba Roman Catholic Church, Braehead Way, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, AB22 8RR. Correspondence addresses: St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, 3 Chapel Court, Aberdeen AB11 5HX or E-mail: stcolumbasrcaberdeen@gmail.com   

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