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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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Eighteenth Sunday of the Year 2020 Father Chris

Saturday, 1 August 2020

Dear Friends, attached is the newsletter for the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Please also find attached forms which must be completed for those who wish to volunteer to be welcomers for the Services which will resume on the 15th of Augus... Read more ...

15th Sunday 2020 Message Father Chris (COVID 19 and Mass Opening)

Saturday, 11 July 2020

Dear Parishioners, Please find attached the newsletter for this coming Sunday. We are preparing to reopen the Churches for public Mass but have decided not to do so until August (exact date to be advised). Even then, it will be far from wh... Read more ...

Personal Message of Thanks Father Augustus

Wednesday, 1 July 2020

Dear Friends Please see link to view a personal message to view a letter from Father Augustus on his departure from our Parish To view click here Regards Father Chris... Read more ...

Father Augustus Thanks for the Memories

Sunday, 28 June 2020

Fr Augustus. Fr Gus came to us in November 2018, without a word of Scottish, having never tasted gin and tonic and whisky. Since his arrival he has become, like all good missionaries proficient in the local language and has reached the lev... Read more ...

Father Chris Solemnity of Saint Peter and Saint Paul

Saturday, 27 June 2020

Dear Friends, I attach the newsletter for the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul which is celebrated this Sunday. Fr Augustus will celebrate the Mass as it is his last Sunday with us. I will present him with a couple of mementoes at the end of... Read more ...

Father Chris Heenan 25th Anniversary Parish Council

Thursday, 18 June 2020

Father Chris Ordained 23/06/95 25 year anniversary 23/06/20. Celebrations for this anniversary cannot be as we would wish due to current circumstances however be assured we will celebrate when possible. As a parish we would like to acknow... Read more ...

Sunday Mass Recording

Monday, 8 June 2020

Dear Friends Please see attached link for the recording of this Sundays Mass for you to view at your leisure or share with friends. To view click here The password to use is below Mike2020Mass Regards Father Chris Heenan... Read more ...

200 Club Cancellation message from Colin Caldwell

Saturday, 16 May 2020

Please see attached letter from the secretary of the 200 Club regarding the cancellation of this important part of church fundraising during the COVID-19 Pandemic For more info click here ... Read more ...

Donate to the Church

Thursday, 7 May 2020

Dear Friends, some parishioners have indicated that they want to make donations to support the ongoing life and work of the parish. There are several ways in which this can be done. Most recently the Archdiocese has set up a secure online ... Read more ...

Church closes to Public

Monday, 23 March 2020

Dear Friends, in the light of what other Scottish diocese are doing and other Church communities, I have taken the painful decision to close St Margaret's tp public access for the time being. I know that this will be very hard for many pe... Read more ...