Newsletter for the 6th Sunday of the Year A

Masses for next week

Monday and Saturday morning there will be no masses. Tuesday and Thursday mass as usual at 10am St. John’s Caol. Wednesday there will be mass, Friday there will be mass in St. John’s  at 11am, Sandy Macdonald’s funeral.

Weekend Masses as follows. The Vigil St. Mary’s, 6pm, Sunday morning, St. John’s 10am, St. Mary’s 11.15am, and Glenfinnan there will mass on the first and third Sunday’s.



Willie Kennedy, Cyril Buchanan, Farquhar McKinney, Neil Campbell, Peggy Campbell,         Muriel MacLennan, Charlotte Macdonald, Gordon Turner, Jessie Shields, John Macdonald, Mary Davidson, Marie MacAulay, Michael MacInnes, James Macdonald, Michael Dunlop,         Mena Stewart, Angus John MacNeil, Helen Clark, Jim Stalker, Vincent Kelly, Akan Berriman,

Jimmy Hazard, Ella Mitchell.

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.

Sandy Macdonald R.I.P.

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Sandy, to his family and friends we offer our love and our prayers. Sandy’s Requiem Mass will be on Friday February the 17th at 11am in St. John’s Caol. All are most welcome.

Isobel MacKellaig R.I.P.

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Isobel, to her family and friends we offer our love and prayers at this time. Isobel was well known in the town as the registrar, and also very involved in St. John’s in Caol. Her Requiem Mass will be held in St. John’s Caol on the 14th of February at 10am. All are most welcome.

St. Columba’s RC Primary School

Nursery Enrolment will take place from Monday the 13thtill Friday the 17th of February. Any children born between 1st March 2019 and the 28th February 2021 are entitled to a funded Early Learning and Childcare Place. If you wish to enrol, please do so by clicking on the link, or contact the school directly on 01397 703 377.

Primary One Enrolment will take place on Monday the 30th of January till Friday the 3rd of February.

Once again if you wish to enrol, please do so by the means above.

Led by the 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.

Parishes of Lochaber Parish Pastoral Council Meeting

It is proposed to have a Parish Council meeting in St. Mary’s Chapel House on Tuesday the 14th of February at 7pm. If any parishioner has anything they wish to be brought up or discussed, could they please speak to Deacon Thomas, or myself. Fr. David.

Second Collection Diocesan Pastoral Fund

Next Sunday there will be a second collection for the Diocesan Pastoral Fund. Please be as generous as you can.