• Popes Prayer Intention for August.

    The Maritime World!

    We pray for all those who work and live from the sea, among them sailors, fishermen and their families.

    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 & Colonsay

    Fr Ronald Campbell

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

    Parish Priest: Monsignor James McNeil

    To make contact with Fr Ronald please refer to the details on the contact us page.

     

     

    Please Click here to read previous posts on the Corona Virus Situation including the latest letter from Fr Ronald regarding times of Public Masses in St Margaret's.

    St Margaret's   Page

    Masses at St Margaret’s this week: 

    Tuesday: 10.30am

    Wednesday: 10.30am (live stream only) 

    Thursday: 10.30am 

    Friday: 10.30am

    Saturday: 6.30pm 

    Sunday: 10am

    Booking for public Mass essential. To book, please contact Fr. Ronald by the details on the contact page.

    All Masses will be streamed live and recorded on  You Tube in St Margaret's

    The following regulations must apply - Strict Social Distancing (2m apart) - Sanitise Hands before entering - Facemasks or face covering to be used inside Church.

    Stay Safe! Pray Safe!

     

    Also streamed Masses can be found at:

     Bishop Brian every morning at 10.00am  Bishop Brian's Oratory

    Glasgow Cathedral Mon to Saturday  1.00pm and 5.15pm and Sunday 10am 12noon & 5.15pm  Glasgow Cathedral

     

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

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  • Please Click here to read previous posts on the Corona Virus Situation including the latest letter from Fr Ronald regarding times of Public Masses in St Margaret's.  

    Masses at St Margaret’s this week: 

    Tuesday: 10.30am

    Wednesday: 10.30am (live stream only) 

    Thursday: 10.30am 

    Friday: 10.30am

    Saturday: 6.30pm 

    Sunday: 10am

    Booking for public Mass essential. To book, please contact Fr. Ronald by the details on the contact page.

    All Masses will be streamed live and recorded on  You Tube in St Margaret's

    The following regulations must apply - Strict Social Distancing (2m apart) - Sanitise Hands before entering - Facemasks or face covering to be used inside Church.

    Stay Safe! Pray Safe!

    Click here to read    Sunday Plus leaflet   for Sunday, 9 August  2020

    When Mass is reintroduced in Churches, distribution of prayer cards and leaflets will not be allowed.  Daily Mass Readings and the the Church's Daily Prayers have been added to this web site and will change daily.  You will however need a QR scanner which can be found on most modern smart phones. Todays Codes can be  found here.

     

    Fr Ronald blesses the Japanese tree, which was planted in the garden of St Magarets during a service commemorating the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima at the end of World War II

     

     

     

    This is a difficult time for our parish, wider community and indeed our world. I’ve already been heartened by the messages of support to our parish and for those most in need. 

    • A number of parishioners have kindly offered to help those who are most vulnerable. If you or anyone you know needs assistance, please phone the chapel house on 01546 60 2380 and I will set this up for you. If you are willing to help others, please again let me know. Fr. Ronald
    • Weekly Offering .   A number of parishioners have been in touch about how they might still be able to contribute a weekly offering during the suspension of Sunday Mass. 
    • There are 2 main options: 
    1. You may wish to set up a Standing Order with the parish. If you have online banking this can be done easily from your own home and a number of parishioners have already decided to do this. If you are interested in this please get in touch with me and I’ll give you the parish’s bank details or you can follow this link, and print off a standing order mandate.
    2. You may wish to save up whatever it is you normally put into the offertory and put it all in once we have public mass again. 
    • If the current lockdown period is extended, we may need to look at further options as it’s the offertory collection that keeps the parish afloat. I would be happy to discuss further with anyone who may have other suggestions.  

    With thanks for your continued prayers and generosity, particularly at this difficult time,             

    Fr. Ronald Phone: 01546 602380 or email the address on the Contact us page

    •  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. As well as household items such as cleaning materials, for food parcels, MOMA needs jars of pasta sauces, tins of tuna, meat, mince, ham, etc., would be very welcome. MOMA is, as always, very grateful to St Margaret’s for the generosity of parishioners.

     

     

     

     

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