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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 Pilgrimage to Iona

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

This pilgrimage for 16-29 year olds begins at 7.30pm on Saturday 9th September with a welcome to the pilgrims by Archbishop Leo Cushley at the Gillis Centre in Edinburgh. After dinner, Night Prayer (and some sleep) pilgrims will depart for ... Read more ...

OWG 2017 Report to OSCR

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

St. Margaret's One World Group is a registered charity (SC037565) and as such is required to report annually on its activities to the Office of the Scottish Charities Regulator (OSCR). The Group's report for 2017 has recently been accepted ... Read more ...

Archbishop's Statements on changes in Curia and Gillis Centre

Sunday, 13 August 2017

Archbishop Cushley has recently issued two statements: one regarding the reorganisation of the Archdiocesan Office which supports him in the administration of the diocese (the Curia), and one regarding the closure of Gillis Centre as a B&am... Read more ...

Sacraments of Initiation (RCIA)

Sunday, 6 August 2017

The first meeting for the new session of the Right of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) will take place on Monday, 4th September 2017 at 7pm in the Crypt. Anyone interested in learning more about the Catholic faith is welcome to attend... Read more ...

Lourdes Pilgrimage 2017

Friday, 4 August 2017

The West Fife Lourdes Group had our annual trip to the Marian Shrine in Lourdes from 20th to 29th July 2017. For this trip we had 20 pilgrims including 9 sick / disabled (our VIPs) on our specially equipped Across Jumbulance which has 18 re... Read more ...

Church Building - New Project Update

Sunday, 9 July 2017

UPDATE (JULY 2017) After further discussion with our Lottery Fund Case Officer, our Architect and the Parish Fabric Committee, we have decided to reapply for HLF funding for our Church repair work. At the last round six Churches had applie... Read more ...

Fr. Chris' Blog

Friday, 7 July 2017

Read Fr. Chris' latest blog on the recent National Pilgrimage, funding for the Church rebuilding project, and summer activities. Read more........ Read more ...

Pro-Life Petitions

Sunday, 2 July 2017

A SPUC Scotland petition is available at the back of the Church for signature to oppose the campaign to extend abortion. There are a growing number of organisations working together to promote the most radical changes to current abortion p... Read more ...

One World Group Update

Saturday, 24 June 2017

The One World Group recently disbursed the following funds:- £1,200 to Mary's Meals East Africa Appeal (for emergency aid in that region where there has been a major famine); £250 to SCIAF (for their East Africa Appeal); and £250 to the... Read more ...

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 ...