Latest News


Parish Newsletters

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.

The newsletters are presented in Adobe pdf format. To read them on your PC you require to first download the free Adobe Reader software. This can be done by clicking here. (Downloading Adobe Reader only takes a couple of minutes, you need only do this once, and it's free!)

... Read more ...

Archbishop's Pastoral Letter following Cluster Meetings

Sunday, 25 February 2018

Archbishop Leo Cushley has dropped draft proposals to close a significant number of churches across the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh, following a two-year consultation with the people of the Archdiocese which included nearly 12... 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Fr. Chris' Blog

Friday, 7 July 2017

Read Fr. Chris' latest blog on the recent National Pilgrimage, funding for the Church rebuilding project, and summer activities. Read more........ Read more ...