Newsletter for the 22nd Sunday of the Year B

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.    


Thomas Wallace, Nora Watt, Maria Sporn, Morag Skinner, Billy Macdonald, Patsy Duncan, Barbara Mackenzie, Kelly Macdonald, Jim Macleod, Catherine Macleod, Alan Kennedy, Charles McKinney, Mary Theresa Wolin, John Harrison, Duncan Kennedy, Neil Gillies, John Leddy, Eileen Buchanan, John Joseph MacInnes, Jimmy Mackinnon.

Sick Visits

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.

Recent Death

Donald Macpherson, Service, Monday the 30th at 12.30pm, St. Mary’s.

We assure the family of their love and prayers 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,

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.

Golden Wedding

Huge congratulations to James and Kirsty Macdonald on reaching fifty years of marriage. We pray that the Lord will continue to bless them, and their family and give them health.