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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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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Order of the Sacraments for Children

Sunday, 29 January 2017

Archbishop Cushley has decided, after consulting with the Priest’s Council, to change the order in which our children receive the Sacraments. From the start of the next academic session, i.e. after the summer of 2017, children will celebr... Read more ...

Easyfundraising for St. Margaret's

Sunday, 6 November 2016

Did you know that whenever you buy anything online - from your weekly shop to your annual holiday, or presents for birthdays or Christmas - you could be collecting free donations for St. Margaret's Church Dunfermline? There are over 3,000 ... Read more ...