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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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Net Patient Foundation Coffee Morning

Monday, 6 November 2017

A coffee morning will be held on Saturday, 11th November in the Crypt from 10:45am - 12:45pm to raise funds for the NET Patient Foundation - a charity providing support and information to patients suffering from Neuroendocrine Cancers and t... Read more ...

Remembrance Sunday

Monday, 6 November 2017

Next Sunday, 12th November is Remembrance Sunday when we remember those who have died in the service of their country. There will be an Act of Remembrance at the end of the 9am Mass, and at the beginning of the 11am Mass.... Read more ...

Russian Choir Concert

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

As part of their 2017 UK Tour, the famous VOSKRESENIJE Choir of St Petersburg will perform works from their new Concert program at St. Margaret's on Sunday, 19th November 2017 at 3pm. Tickets £10 are available by calling 07525920728 or by... Read more ...

Gift Aid Claim

Sunday, 24 September 2017

The Parish has recently received from HMRC £18,280.12 in respect of the Gift Aid Claim for 2016/17 (slightly down from £18,922.10 in 2016). Many thanks go to all Parishioners who Gift Aid their donations and help to realise this income. ... Read more ...

Fr. Chris Addresses Scottish Parliament

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Our Parish Priest, Fr. Chris Heenan gave the Time for Reflection at the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday, 12th September 2017 before the start of the parliamentary business. Fr. Chris' short homily can be viewed by clicking here.... Read more ...

One World Group Update

Thursday, 7 September 2017

At their most recent meeting the One World Group disbursed the following donations from general funds:- £500 to Practical Action for their Power Project to bring life-transforming energy to clinics in Malawi and Zimbabwe. £500 to the PE... Read more ...

Sacraments of Initiation (RCIA)

Sunday, 20 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...