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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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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

TV Programme on St. Margaret

Saturday, 25 March 2017

A programme on St. Margaret of Scotland, and featuring an interview with Fr. Chris was first broadcast on Shalom World TV on Wednesday, 22nd March. This is now available by clicking this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGT_R80RBFQ&... Read more ...