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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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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 ...

Sacraments of Initiation (RCIA)

Saturday, 11 August 2018

The first meeting for the new session of the Right of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) will take place on Monday, 3rd September 2017 at 7pm in the Crypt. Anyone interested in learning more about the Catholic faith is welcome to attend... 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 ...

One World Group Disbursals

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

At their recent meeting (12th June 2018), the One World Group disbursed £2,668 to the following charitable organisations:- £868 to Mary's Meals for Geveh Fahncee School in Liberia; £600 to Mary's Meals current South Sudan emergency a... 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 ...

National Pilgrimage Mass - watch online

Monday, 4 June 2018

The Mass for St. Margaret's National Pilgrimage on Sunday, 3rd June 2018 which was concelebrated by Archbishop Leo Cushley and several local clergy is still available to be watched online on YouTube. The link to download the telecast is ava... Read more ...

Archbishop's Letter to St. Margaret's 190518

Sunday, 27 May 2018

Last week Archbishop Cushley announced his wish to amalgamate the Parish of Holy Name, Oakley with St Margaret's, Dunfermline to form one parish. The full text of Archbishop Cushley's letter can be read by clicking here. The Church ln Oakle... Read more ...