Parish Finance in Lockdown Crisis
Many thanks to all who have handed in envelopes and donations during lockdown. It has made a great difference to the finances of the different parishes. Could you please continue to post your donations through the door of St. Mary’s Chapel house, Many thanks indeed.
Masses for next week
There will be no masses on Monday and Saturday morning of next week. The morning masses are as follows. There will be mass on Tuesday and Thursday, St. John’s Caol 10am, St. Mary’s, 10.15am Wednesday. The weekend will be as usual. Vigil 6pm St. Mary’s, Sunday morning 10am, St. John’s Caol, and 11.15am in St. Mary’s, Glenfinnan, there will be mass on the 1st and 3rd Sunday’s of the month, till further notice.
Streaming of masses
For those still unable to attend mass, we will continue to stream mass on “Friends of St. Mary’s” Facebook site. Masses will only be streamed on a Sunday at 11.15am. There will no longer be daily masses streamed.
Donald Smith, Anne O’ Donnell, Sandra Quinn, Wendy Barrie, James Fairbairn, Alister Macalister, Carlie Campbell, Eileen Mackinnon, Donnie Lamont, Mary Maclean, Alistair Macmillan, Myra Kenny, Martin Duncan, Allan Kennedy.
We have resumed our home visits to the sick and housebound this week. Please inform us if there is anyone who is unable to get to mass and would like a visit.
There will be confessions in St. Mary’s every Saturday evening before the Vigil Mass from 5.15pm to 5.45 pm. And on request at any other time.
St. John’s Caol
Our new vestments have arrived and will brighten up the sanctuary.
Back to School
We wish all teachers and pupils a very successful new term. Hopefully with things opening up a bit more, you will see a lot more of me in St. Columba’s.
We pray for the repose of the souls who have recently died, Margaret Hunter, Colin Macdonald and Duncan Macpherson.
The funerals are as follows Margaret Hunter, interment 3pm Wednesday the 25th Glen Nevis.
Colin Macdonald, Requiem Mass, Thursday the 26th at 10.15am, St. Mary’s.
Duncan Macpherson, Service, Monday the 30th at 12.30pm, St. Mary’s.
We send our love and prayers to their families at this time.
Those children who do not attend St. Columba’s and are due to receive the sacraments, that is Primary Four and above, please get in touch with Fr. David.
Due to restrictions with Covid, this year there will be a Diocesan Sacramental Programme, which will be led by Fr. Ronald Campbell. This will start on Thursday the 9th of September with a Parent and Child Enrolment at 7pm. All candidates must register before the 1st of September to, Fr. Ronald at, firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Church Members
Recently there have been a number of enquiries from people wishing to join the church. Please feel free to approach Fr. David, or Deacon Thomas.