Newsletter for the  2nd Sunday of Lent         

RC Diocese of Argyll and The Isles

 2nd Sunday of Lent                                                          

St Mary’s — Tel: +44(0) 1397702174   email:

St John’s —   email:

Scottish Charity No: SCOO2876

Parish Priest:  Rev. David Connor

Deacon:          Rev. Thomas Wynne

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: 10:00 am mass at St. John’s Caol

·         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



Peggy and Willie Downie, Michael Haggerty, Mary Macleod, Ronnie Macdonald, Nicholas Griffin, Alistair Mackinnon, Michel Masclet, Alasdair Martin, Jadwiga Ballaun, Mathew Barrie, Fraser Macphee, Isobel O ‘Hae, Winnie Thompson, Charlie Fitzsimons, Peter Archibald,  Harry Thompson, Alec O’ Hara, Matt Barry,Jordan Mackinnon ,Francis Classey, Molly Ferran, Bessie Mackellaig, Angus Macdonald.

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.

Sacramental Preparations:

There will  be a meeting on Sacramental preparations for the parents and children 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:

Mass of the Holy Chrism

This year our Chrism Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday 29th March at 6:30 pm. All Parishioners are most welcome to participate.

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.

Lenten Confessions:

We are very blessed to have Fr. Danny Convery, with us on March , the 16th at 6:00 pm at St. Mary’s  to hear confessions. This is a good chance to avail yourself of the sacrament before Easter.

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.

S.C.I.A.F Collection

It is proposed that we have a second collection for the great work of S.C.I.A.F, on the weekend of Sunday the 19th of March. Please be as generous as you can to this very worthy cause.