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
Following the Scottish Government's announcement on the latest restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it means that unfortunately we will have to suspend public worship once more.
There are mo Masses currently live streamed from St Margarets
Masses are streamed each day live on this link from the Bishop's Oratory, in Oban
SCIAF Zoom Meeting: You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Mar 2, 2021 19:00
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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Click this link to access prayers which can be used at home during Lent.
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Newsletter - Sunday 28 February 2021
Fr. Ronald leaving. Sincere thanks for all your kind messages as I leave to take up my new appointment in Portree. Be assured of my prayers and I shall return to say a proper goodbye when conditions allow – and if you are ever in Skye, please do call in!
The live stream Mass will cease at St Margaret’s, but Bishop Brian’s live stream Mass is available on this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm02jiIIWztZd-FYrX0biCg and there are also lots of Masses and prayer times available via Church Services TV: https:// www.churchservices.tv/timetable/
Fr. Henry Nkop will take up his appointment in St Margaret’s when he is given permission to travel. In the meantime, Bishop Brian will provide cover for St Margaret’s from Oban. If you need a Priest urgently you can contact Bishop Brian on 01631 567436 (office hours) or 01631 562692 (out of office hours) or email: email@example.com
I know you will all make Fr. Henry very welcome whenever he is able to start as he comes into a new Diocese and indeed a new country in such strange times.
Bible Alive/My Day By Day – The ordering of these booklets have been paused for now. If you would like to subscribe and receive them directly you can order here: Bible Alive: https://shop.alivepublishing.co.uk/subscriptions/ BA phone: 01782 745 600 My Day By Day: https://www.archpublishing.co.uk/subscriptions phone: 01782 213 000
New collection envelope packs have arrived which can be used from 11th April. These are in the church porch so if you contribute via envelope, please take a pack. No numbers are on the new packs so please remember to write your name and/or number onto your envelope each week.
SCIAF Talk – this Tuesday, 2nd March via Zoom. This is a Diocesan wide event hosted by St Margaret’s Justice and Peace group and Bishop Brian will also take part. Register in advance for this meeting at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rdO2hpjkpG915TCa8QvhnykanK89qqkgO This link is also available on the parish Facebook page and website.
MOMA require dried and tinned foods (i.e. tinned meat, tuna, carrots, peas, pasta, rice, tea, coffee, etc.) and toiletries (soap, deodorant, toothbrushes/toothpaste, hand sanitiser, etc.)
May Taylor will continue to collect donations for MOMA and she once again thanks the parish for all contributions.
Apostleship of the Sea & Simon Community – No more contributions at this time Thank you for your continuous and generous support of our charities
MASS TIMES THIS WEEK
Please click here to read previous posts on the Coronavirus Situation
There are currently no Masses, either public or live stream, being celebrated in St Margaret's, Lochgilphead, or in All Saints, Inveraray. Bishop Brian McGhee celebrates Mass each day at 10.00am from his Oratory in Oban. Please click this link to join him.
If a priest is required telephone 01631 567436 (office hours) or 01631 562692 (out of office hours) or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fr. Ronald Campbell, Assistant Priest, has now been appointed Parish Priest of ST mary's Catholic Church in Portree, Skye and moves there on Tuesday 2 March. Bishop Brian McGhee is temporarily administering St Margaret's and can be contacted 01631 567436 (office hours)or 01631 562692 (out of office hours) or email: email@example.com