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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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Archdiocesan E-News Updates

Sunday, 27 January 2019

The Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh has launched a brand new news service – the e-news update. To sign up, just click on the link below and scroll down the page where you can subscribe to the e-news update https://archedinburgh.... Read more ...

Car Park Barrier

Saturday, 5 January 2019

The Car Park barrier has now been in use for two years, and for those parishioners who applied to have access to the car park outwith times of services we hope you have found it useful, and have not experienced too many problems in making u... Read more ...

Merger of Parishes - Parish Councils

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Following on from the decree issued by Archbishop Leo Cushley the Churches of Holy Name and St. Margaret's have now started the process of working together as one parish titled St. Margaret's, with two Church communities of the Holy Name, O... Read more ...

Archbishop's Pastoral Letter on the Apostolate of the Laity

Monday, 15 October 2018

A Pastoral Letter to the clergy and lay faithful of the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh on the "Apostolate of the Laity" was issued by Archbishop Cushley 14th October 2018. The pastoral letter comes only a week after a very succes... Read more ...

Merger of Parishes - Update

Monday, 24 September 2018

The Archbishop's Decree dated 3rd August 2018 re-organising the parish boundaries of St. Margaret's Dunfermline, and Holy Name, Oakley becomes effective 23rd September. Fr Chris states "The key to understanding this move is that it is an a... Read more ...

Pope Francis' Letter on Abuse

Sunday, 9 September 2018

Pope Francis has published an unusually blunt letter on abuse. In it, he condemns unequivocally both the abuse of minors and the failure to hold perpetrators to account. He describes abuse as both a crime and a sin and acknowledges the terr... Read more ...

New Times of Masses

Sunday, 12 August 2018

The new times of Saturday Vigil / Sunday Masses locally have been announced. St. Margaret's, Dunfermline & Holy Name, Oakley from the weekend of the 6th/7th October 2018 the Mass times will be: Times of Masses Saturday Vigil... Read more ...

Decree on Merger of Parishes

Sunday, 5 August 2018

Decree concerning the pastoral provision for St Margaret's, Dunfermline and The Holy Name, Oakley. Fr Heenan becomes Parish Priest of Holy Name, Oakley from the 1st, September 2018. The Decree (which can be read by clicking here) outlines ... Read more ...

Church Building - New Project Update

Saturday, 21 July 2018

UPDATE (JULY 2018) Unfortunately, the Parish's second application to the Heritage Lottery Fund for funding has not been successful. Thanks to all who worked so hard to make the submission. However, the show must go on; the repair work is n... Read more ...

St. Margaret's National Pilgrimage

Saturday, 16 June 2018

The annual St Margaret’s Pilgrimage took place this year on Sunday 3rd June. The procession started at the Louise Carnegie Gates, Pittencrieff Park, Dunfermline, processing via High Street to St Margaret’s Memorial RC Church for a celeb... Read more ...