Good Shepherd Cathedral, Ayr
The Church of the Good Shepherd was opened in 1957, to serve the communities of Whitletts, Dalmilling, Lochside and Braehead areas of Ayr. It was designed by John Frederick Torry and William Cowie.  Before the church was constructed the people in these areas worshipped at St. Margaret's Church, Ayr and Sunday Mass was also said in Whitletts Community Centre.
Only three bishops have had the Good Shepherd Cathedral as their seat: Bishop Joseph McGee (b. 1912 - d.1981), Bishop Maurice Taylor 1981 till 2004, and Bishop John Cunningham 2004-2014. Bishop Cunningham was the first Episcopal Ordination to be held in the Cathedral on the 28 May 2004.
In 2010 work began to convert the cathedral building into 25 affordable housing units by Ayrshire Housing Association. The building has Category C listed status, and the tower and gable were retained as part of the conversion. The building works were finished in 2012 with tenants moving in April of that year.
- Parishes Archived 2012-07-30 at the Wayback Machine from Galloway Diocese retrieved 21 May 2013
- Open Buildings retrieved 3 June 2013
- New Cathedral Church for Galloway[permanent dead link] from Galloway Diocese retrieved 21 May 2013
- House of Prayer in Ayr is set to be 25 houses in Ayrshire Post retrieved 10 December 2010
- "A cathedral transformed - Ayrshire Housing". Ayrshirehousing.org.uk. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
- The cathedral at Galloway Diocese website
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