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.


    Fr Ronald Campbell

    with Bishops McGhee & Toal at his ordination in Benbecula

    Assistant Priest St. Margaret's Lochgilphead,
    and All Saints Inveraray

    Administrator: Monsignor James McNeil



    You can help ZamScotEd SCIO, our parish charity, raise money for a new classroom in our school in Zambia, by donating directly to our campaign page -

    at Justgiving.

    For more information visit Facebook page here

    RC Diocese of Argyll and the Isles, Charity Registration 
    No. SC002876


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    “Have patience with all things, but first of all with yourselves.

    St Francis De La Sales





     19 January 2020


    Recent collections: Our Christmas Crib collection for Missionary Children raised £70 and last week’s 2nd collection for Justice & Peace raised £272.60. Thank you for your continued generosity.


    Simon Community Film. A powerful new short film has been launched to raise awareness of Simon Community Scotland’s Nightstop project. It is being shown to fifth and sixth year pupils at every secondary school and students at colleges and universities in Glasgow. Here is a link to the 3 minute film:



    Eco Congregation. Our parish is now officially registered as an Eco Congregation, which shows our commitment to making the link between environmental issues and the Christian faith.


    Prayer Resources: The Pope is inviting us to become part of his prayer network. There are leaflets at the back of the church which gives more details including the Pope’s prayer intentions for each month of the year and suggestions for ways of praying.    


    The Week of Christian Unity is this week, when we pay particular attention to ecumenism and fostering good relations with our Christian brothers and sisters.  


    Burns Supper. Lochgilphead parish Church is hosting a Burns Supper on Saturday 1st February, 7.30pm in the hall. To book a place contact Margaret Davidson – 603784. Cost is £14 per person. Book early to ensure a place!


    New Confession Times. From next Sunday, confession times will be between 9.15am – 9.45am every Sunday. Confession is of course always available on request at any other time.


    MO-MA/Simon Community/Apostleship of the Sea are all in need of donations – toiletries, household cleaning materials, washing-up liquid/powder, tea towels, warm clothing, woolly hats, gloves, sleeping bags.