Newsletter for the 1st Sunday of Lent

Masses for next week

·         Monday: No mass

·         Tuesday: 10:00 am mass at St. John’s Caol & Stations of the Cross at 6:00 pm at St. Mary’s

·         Wednesday: 10:15 am mass at St. Mary’s

·         Thursday 1:30 pm mass at St. Columba’s RC Primary School by Bishop Brian.

·         Friday: 10:15 am mass at St. Mary’s (followed by the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament)

·         Saturday: The Vigil at St. Mary’s at 6pm

·         Sunday: St. John’s at 10am, St. Mary’s at 11.15am and Glenfinnan there will mass on the first and third Sunday’s



Alister MacDonald, Murdo Macleod, George Macpherson, Elizabeth Mulrooney, Anne Mackintosh, Jean Connochie, Jeanie Wright, Vera MacDonald, Kay MacLeod, Calum Maclean, Neil Lindsay, Archie Lindsay, James Connochie, Amy Mcpherson , Ewan Eddie, Agnes McCaffrey, Thomas Cameron, Jeannie Thompson,  Anne Langlands.

Children’s Liturgy

The children’s liturgy has restarted in St. Mary’s Fort William. All parents and children welcome.

Exposition of the blessed sacrament

There will be exposition of the blessed sacrament every Friday morning after mass for half an hour.

Stations of the Cross

Throughout Lent we will have Stations of the Cross every Tuesday night in St. Mary’s Fort William. Starting on Tuesday the 28th at 6pm. All are most welcome.

World Day of Prayer

The World Day of Prayer is scheduled for Friday the 3rd of March 2023 at 2:30 pm at Duncansburgh Church, Kilmallie, Fort William. All are encouraged to attend.

Church Cleaning

Church Cleaning is scheduled for the following days and times.

St.Johns – Thursday 02 March after 10:15 mass

St.Mary’s – Friday 03 March after 10:00 mass

The Requiem Mass of Anne McCroary :

The Requiem Mass of Anne McCroary will take place at St. Mary’s RC Church Fort William on Monday , the 27th of February, 2023 at 11:00 am followed by interment at Glen Nevis Cemetry. To the family we offer our love and prayers at this very difficult time.

St. Columba’s RC Primary School:

There will be mass on Thursday, the 2nd of March, 2023 at 1:30 pm by Bishop Brian at the School, all are welcome to attend.

Sacramental Preparations:

There will also be a meeting on Sacramental preparations for the parents of the first communicants on the 9th of March, 2023 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm at St. Columba’s RC Primary School:

Lenten Talk:

There will be a Lenten talk given by Fr. Roddy Johnston at St. Mary’s on Wednesday the 8th of March 2023 at 7:00 pm. All are most welcome to attend.

Spirit Prayer Cards

Please help yourselves to a prayer card which will help to lead us in our discernment of the future of the diocese.

S.C.I.A.F. Wee Boxes

The Wee boxes for the great work that S.C.I.A.F. does will be give out at every mass this weekend. Please take them home and do your best to contribute to the great work that they do.