Welcome to St. Margaret’s Parish Lochgilphead
The parish which is part of Argyll and the Isles Diocese serves the Roman Catholic community of Lochgilphead and Inveraray on the mainland of Scotland as well as the Isles of Jura and Colonsay.
St. Margaret at 10:00am
All Saints at 12:30pm
Normally St. Margaret's at 10:30am
but please check by clicking here.
Weekday services are subject to change at short notice.
FR. DAVID CONNOR
Parish Priest of St. Margaret's Lochgilphead,
and All Saints Inveraray
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"What lies behind us and what lies before us, are tiny matters compared to what lies within us".
NEWS FROM THE PARISH
Sunday 22 October 2017
Missio, This Sunday is Mission Sunday and is an opportunity to give to the Catholic Churches official charity for mission. As Christians we are all called to be missionaries of Christ's love to all people, regardless of race or creed. We bring the hope of the Gospel where there is turmoil and poverty, please be as generous as you can in supporting this wonderful cause.
Our mass on Saturday the 27th of October we will welcome Ethan into full communion of the Catholic Church. I ask that you keep him in your prayers at this time, and come along and join in the celebration on Saturday.
Many congratulations to Mhairi and Carwyn Watkins who were married here in St. Margaret's yesterday. May the Lord bless them with health and happiness in their marriage.
Fr. Francis Agada will arrive in St. Margaret's on Monday the 23rd of October, to be with us for two months. Fr. Francis belongs to the Nigerian Congregation of the Missionaries of Saint Paul. We welcome him with great joy, and will assure him of our support and prayers while he is with us. After this Fr. Francis hope to be with us in the Diocese for several years.
Rehearsing new liturgical music, Our next practice will be Tuesday the 24th of October at 7pm in St. Margaret's, all welcome.
Parish Council Meeting, The Parish Council Meeting will take place on Monday October 23rd at 7pm in the Parish House. If anyone has anything that they wish discussed, please speak to any member of the Parish Council before that or to myself. Many thanks, Fr. David.
Winter Fair, Our Winter Fair will be on Saturday the 11th of November, please could you put this date in your diaries. Thank you.
Gift Aid, A huge thank you to all who Gift Aid their offertory collection. This years total was £7,391 which is absolutely magnificent, and without it we could not survive as a parish, so thank you so much indeed for your generosity. Fr. David.
Coffee morning, Many thanks to all who helped so willingly at the Coffee Morning for St. Margaret's. Your help was much appreciated. Thank you.
Sacraments, Several parents have contacted me recently to say they would like to prepare their children for the sacraments, and would prefer not to wait another year. I would be very willing to meet with these parents at a time that best suited to discuss how we would move this forward.
Our prayer group will meet as usual on Wednesday at 7pm in St. Margaret's.