Newsletter Sunday, March 19, 2023, 4th Sunday of Lent A

RC Diocese of Argyll and The Isles

4th Sunday of Lent  A                                                     

St Mary’s — Tel: +44(0) 1397702174


St John’s —   email:

Scottish Charity No: SCOO2876

Parish Priest:  Rev. David Connor

Deacon:          Rev. Thomas Wynne

Masses for next week

·         Monday: Requiem mass of Dougall Morrison at St. Mary’s at 12:00 noon

·         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.



Hugh Davidson, Cardinal Keith O’ Brien, George Mackinnon, Isobel Corrigan, Mary Ann Turner, Margaret  Mc Hugh, John MacLean, Mary Brannigan, Mary (Allister) Macdonald, Lena Maguire, Chrissie Christie, Margert Deeny, Sarah Kennedy, Mary Allister Macdonald, Jcain Campbell (Barra), Christina Cameron, Louise Fitzpatrick, Lena Maguire, John Campbell, Sarah T. Kennedy, Mary Bogle, Donald MacKinnon, Shena McConnachie.

Children’s Liturgy

The children’s liturgy is continuing in St. Mary’s Fort William. Thank you to all parents and children for their support. It brings such life and joy to all parishioners.

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. All are most welcome.

 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 Confessions:

We would like to thank Fr. Danny Convery, for being with us last Thursday. It was much appreciated.

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

This weekend will be an annual collection for the great work of S.C.I.A.F. I thank you in advance for your generosity towards this very worthwhile cause.

Caol Work Team

It is proposed that the Caol work team will meet at St. Johns next Wednesday , the 22nd of March at 6 pm for a short meeting.