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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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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 ...

Safeguarding in the Catholic Church (copy)

Sunday, 20 May 2018

The Bishops Conference of Scotland have promulgated a new Safeguarding Policy. The document is entitled "In God's Image" and sets out the highest standards with regard to the care and protection of children and vulnerable adults. The Policy... Read more ...

Car Parking in Church grounds

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

When parking in the Church car park, please park within the marked bays only. Double yellow lines, yellow hatching and bollards are there for health and safety reasons. Parking on or near them will obstruct the access of emergency vehi... Read more ...

Gift Aid Envelopes

Monday, 9 April 2018

For those Parishioners who already Gift Aid their donations to the Parish, Gift Aid envelopes are now available in the porch and should be used from the weekend 7th / 8th April 2018. If you are a tax-payer but don't yet use the Gift Aid sc... Read more ...

One World Group Update

Friday, 26 January 2018

At their most recent meeting the One World Group confirmed their sponsorship of Geveh Fahncee Primary School in Liberia through Mary’s Meals school feeding programme. The school roll is 120 pupils (68 boys, 52 girls) as at 2017. The avera... Read more ...

Car Park Barrier

Sunday, 14 January 2018

The Car Park barrier has now been in use for a year, 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 use ... Read more ...

Parish Donations

Sunday, 26 November 2017

The Parish has recently made the following donations: £250 to Dunfermline Food Bank; £200 to the Caritas Students from St Columba’s HS who are participating in the “Sleep in the Park” event to help end homelessness in Scotland. If... Read more ...

Church Opening

Sunday, 19 November 2017

From the start of Advent, and throughout the winter months, St. Margaret's Church will be open during the day from 10am (for morning Mass) until 5pm for visits and private prayer. The CCTV camera system around the Church has been enhanced t... 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 ...

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 ...