Local Church Groups

There are many places of worship on Iona and visitors are most welcome at all of them. Service times are subject to change, so please do check with the worship centres nearer the time of your visit. Winter season is generally November to mid March.

The Abbey

All services are held in the Abbey Church.
Morning Service at 9 am, except on Friday. Friday morning service is 8:10 am.
Evening service at 7:30 pm except on Saturday. Saturday evening service is at 9 pm
Service of Holy Communion takes place every Sunday morning at 10:30 am.
During June, July and August there is a short service of prayers for justice and peace at 2 pm Monday to Saturday.

Email: Enquiries@iona.org.uk Tel: 01681 700404

Bishop's House

This Episcopalian retreat house holds regular services in Columba's Chapel, in the heart of the house. From April to late October, there are daily services at 8am and 9pm, and at 5pm on a Wednesday. Services are sometimes cancelled on change-over days, so do please phone or email to avoid disappointment!

Email: iona@island-retreats.org Tel: 01681 700111

Church of Scotland Parish Church

Sunday Service held at 1.15pm during the winter and 12 noon in the summer. The parish is currently in a vacancy situation and seeking a permanent minister.

Web: www.ikkrom.org.uk

Cnoc a' Chalmain
Roman Catholic House of Prayer

Every Sunday there is a service at 9.30am. From May to September, on the first Sunday of the month only, this is held in the Michael Chapel, Iona Abbey. On other Sundays the service is in the Oratory at the House of Prayer.
From April to end of September, Monday to Saturday there is a service in the Oratory at 5pm.
If there is a Priest available there will be a Mass at these times. For full details contact the Warden

Email: mail@catholic-iona.com Tel: 01681 700369

Benedictine Oblate
of Stanbrook Monastery, York

Resident on Iona, available for spiritual direction by appointment at Taigh Bhenedict.

Email: joan@lemorvan.plus.com Tel: 01681 700144 Mob: 07851 478534