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Here you'll find the current Parish Newsletter and previous editions. Use them to keep up-to-date with all the latest news and events in St. Margaret's Parish and the wider community. This page is updated each Saturday/Sunday.

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Youth Synod Survey

Monday, 19 June 2017

The 15th Ordinary General Assembly of Bishops to be held in October 2018 will have the theme of "Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment". In preparation for this Synod, Pope Francis has asked all young people (aged 16 - 29) in ... Read more ...

St. Margaret's National Pilgrimage 2017

Monday, 12 June 2017

Despite changeable weather throughout the day, several hundred pilgrims gathered in Dunfermline for the 3rd (in recent times) National Pilgrimage of St. Margaret of Scotland held on Sunday,11th June 2017. The procession led by Archbishop Cu... Read more ...

Donation of a painting of St. Margaret

Monday, 12 June 2017

A copy of the painting "St. Margaret on an errand of mercy" by the artist, Brendan Berry has been donated to the Parish by The Catenian Association. (The original of the painting is held in St. Margaret's Hospice, Clydebank.) The painting w... Read more ...

Church Opening

Sunday, 21 May 2017

From Easter week, and throughout the summer months, St. Margaret's Church will be open during the day from 10am (for morning Mass) until 5pm for visits and private prayer. The CCTV camera system around the Church has been enhanced to increa... Read more ...

Report on Meetings of Parishes in the Cluster

Saturday, 29 April 2017

Following on from the three meetings of Parishes in the cluster (St.Margaret's, Our Lady of Lourdes, Holy Name, Oakley, St John & St Columba, Rosyth, and St. Peter in Chains, Inverkeithing) regarding the future, a group was formed to wr... Read more ...

SCIAF Wee Boxes

Sunday, 2 April 2017

Your SCIAF Wee Box can be returned to the Sacristy any time between now and Easter. This year the SCIAF appeal tells the story of how SCIAF is helping families in Zambia to overcome the challenges of hunger and poverty, made worse by clima... Read more ...

TV Programme on St. Margaret

Saturday, 25 March 2017

A programme on St. Margaret of Scotland, and featuring an interview with Fr. Chris was first broadcast on Shalom World TV on Wednesday, 22nd March. This is now available by clicking this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGT_R80RBFQ&... Read more ...

SCIAF Appeal for East Africa

Saturday, 18 March 2017

SCIAF have launched an urgent appeal to help get food and water to thousands of people being affected by famine and hunger in East Africa. The United Nations has warned that over 20 million people could face starvation in the worst humanit... Read more ...

Gift Aid Claim

Sunday, 5 March 2017

St. Margaret's Parish is a registered charity and it relies on fundraising from the Parishioners through the Offertory collections taken up at Sunday Masses. As a charity, the Parish can claim Gift Aid of 25p in every £1 donated providing ... Read more ...

Church Building - New Project

Sunday, 5 February 2017

Aware that the exterior of the Church building is starting to show its age, the Parish Fabric Committee commissioned a Conservation Architect to carry out a complete survey of the Church. The Architect found that there is much that needs at... Read more ...