Newsletter for the 3rds Sunday of Lent C

Masses for next week

There will be no masses on Monday and Saturday morning of next week. Tuesday and Thursday Caol 10am, Wednesday and Friday, 1015am St. Mary’s. 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 Sundays 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 Buchanan, Mary Ann Turner, Margaret McHugh, John Maclean, Mary Brannigan, Mary Macdonald, Lena Maguire, Chrissie Christie, Mary Deeny, Sarah Kennedy, Flora Macinnes, Sheena MacConachie, Agnes Maguie, Mary Allister Macdonald, John Campbell, Christina Cameron, Louise Fitzpatrick, Lena Maguire, John Campbell, Mary Boyle, Donald Mackinnon, Shena McConnachie, Agnes Maguire, Anne Beard.


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.


It is hoped in the not to distant future we will have a get together of all the baptised to take part in the Synodal process. This is an opportunity for each one of us, to let our voices be heard, and to hopefully build a church, suitable for all for the future.

Roddy MacIsaac

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Roddy MacIsaac, to the family we offer our love and our prayers at this time. Roddy’s Requiem Mass will be held in St. John’s Caol on Tuesday the 22nd of March at 10am, all are very welcome.


With Kevin leaving to go to pastures new, we are in need of an organist to play on Sundays at St. Mary’s, and as required. If anyone knows of anyone who could help with this post, please contact Fr. David. There will be a salary commensurate to experience, and the time that they are able to give to the role.

St. Mary’s roof repairs, and the second phase of the painting of the church

We spoke to Nodram the painters, who are carrying out the work in St. Mary’s Our collection towards the work stands at £12,260. Thank you so much for all your help.

We are having problems accessing a machine which that is appropriate to carry out the works, and this is unfortunately meaning that the second phase of the job, will not be completed as quickly as we thought.

New Organ for St. Mary’s

I have been in discussions this week about the new organ for St. Mary’s, the speakers are being made at the moment and I am hoping that all being well it will be in place by Easter.

Stations of the Cross

There will be stations of the cross in St. John’s Caol on Tuesday evening’s at 7pm, and St. Mary’s Thursday evening at 7pm, throughout Lent, all are most welcome.

S.C.I.A.F. Ukraine Emergency Appeal

A huge thank you to all who gave so generously to the Ukraine appeal, there are still monies coming in, but the total between the parishes, will be something in the region of £3-4 thousand pounds. This is a magnificent amount of money and shows your care and concern for those in need.

S.C.I.AF. 4TH Sunday of Lent Collection

There will be a second collection for the work of S.C.I.AF. next Sunday at all masses. I realise this is quite an ask as we had a collection, just last week for the