By popular request Kathryn James has arranged for an Autumn ‘Play and Picnic’, in our Parish hall and garden.
First Reconciliation classes start on Sunday 6th November and candidates make their First Reconciliation on Saturday 17 December 2016. The course consists of 6 classes.
First Holy Communion classes (for those born before 31st August 2009) start Sunday 8 January; the course consists of 12 classes. First Holy Communion Day will be on Saturday 6th May 2017. Forms are available at the back of the church. Please return the forms to the Parish Office as soon as possible to enable us to order books and other material for the candidates.
We welcome our new Parish Priest, Canon Peter Newby, who will celebrate weekday Masses from Monday 22nd August. His first Sunday Masses will be on the weekend of 27th/28th August.
On Wednesday 27th July, Fr Christopher will be leaving St Margarets, having provided us with all the Church’s services and support over a period of 2 ½ years. We wish him all the best wherever his future takes him.
Here is a final message from Fr Christopher before he leaves:
Dear Friends in Christ,
The time has flown by and I shall be going on Sabbatical which I am looking forward to.
Dear Friends in Christ,
I can now formally inform you that I shall be leaving St Margaret of Scotland. My time here has gone ever so quickly.
I shall be going on Sabbatical and my successor is Canon Peter Newby who will take up his position here in September and he will also be Chaplain to St Mary's University.
I take this opportunity to thank each and everyone of you for your kindness and generosity. I wish you all every blessing and may God bless you all.
I'm currently looking to recruit some members of the parish to help manage the website. This could ideally be suited to the younger members of the parish, but all are welcome to help. The only requirement is to be computer literate.
This is an opportunity to help support the community while also adding some experience to your CV. Areas which you could help in are:
We enjoy a choice of lovely homemade soups, bread, cheese, homemade cakes and tea or coffee, and ask for a donation (minimum £2.50 but please be generous) to aid Fr David Cullen's work among some o
Kings Cross to Paddington Basin, approx 5 miles
GETA chairman David Rose & his daughter Rachel ran the Cabbage Patch race while the GETA team set up a "Healthy Mind, Health Body" event at St Marga
For those born before 31st August 2009. Forms are available at the back of the church. The course consists of 6 classes.
Bishop John Wilson, Bishop for Western Area, will come and formally induct Canon Peter as Parish Priest during Mass to celebrate the Feast Day of St Margaret of Scotland.
This years candidates will be celebrating their First Holy Communion.
For those born before 31st August 2009. The course consists of 12 classes. Forms are available at the back of the church.
For this years First Reconciliation candidates.