News

25 March 2020

A new You Tube Channel has been created with the identity: 

St Margaret of Scotland-RC-Carshalton

Go to https://www.youtube.com/ and then search for St Margaret of Scotland-RC-Carshalton.

25 March 2020

Statement from Archbishop John Wilson
To the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Southwark following the Prime Minister’s Address to the Nation concerning the Coronavirus
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Jesus Christ

23 March 2020

Many people are asking how we will observe Easter this year in these difficult times. Here’s some guidance from Rome in the form of a decree. Read the full text at:

https://www.cbcew.org.uk/vatican-decree-on-easter-celebrations/

19 March 2020

Links to the live streaming of Masses can be found in the 'Links' section of this website.

18 March 2020

CATHOLIC BISHOPS’ CONFERENCE OF ENGLAND AND WALES
Liturgical Advice for the Bishops of England and Wales in the light of the COVID-19 Pandemic 18th March 2020

This advice will be reviewed and developed as necessary weekly

18 March 2020

Fr Anthony has initiated the move to involve more parishioners in the composition of Bidding Prayers. If you would be interested in participating, please contact Paul Cavadino via the Parish Office.

18 March 2020

Yumna Joubeily is coordinating the formation of Rapid Response Team. Volunteers will join a WhatsApp group and will provide support to members of the parish who fall ill or require some other assistance. More details to follow.

11 March 2020

The Palestinian Authority declared a state of emergency last Thursday and put Bethlehem in Lockdown as cases of Coronvirus were detected. This means the Church of the Nativity and other places of worship in Bethlehem are shut, all tourism and religious sites across the West Bank are closed and all tourists banned from the West Bank for an unspecified amount of time.

9 March 2020

Archbishop Peter Smith, Archbishop Emeritus of Southwark, died peacefully at the Royal Marsden Hospital, Chelsea, just before midnight on Friday, 6th March. He was 76.

3 March 2020

After consultation with HCPT’s Risk Management Committee and Medical and Nursing Committee, the decision has been taken that those considered most at risk from the COVID 19 epidemic should not participate on HCPT pilgrimages during the 2020 Summer Season.
 
Those considered most at risk, are felt to be those who fall into the following categories:

2 March 2020

A document issued by the Catholic Bishop's Conference of England and Wales, is now  located in the Documents Section under the Safeguarding heading.

27 February 2020

Opening the scriptures: setting our hearts on fire

What biblical text sets your heart on fire? This question is central to our Lent course for 2020.

25 February 2020

Again there are plans to modify the NHS  healthcare provisions of both St Helier and Epsom Hospitals. In summary the following services are to be removed from one or both hospitals:-

Accident & Emergency, Paediatrics, Intensive Care, Emergency Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Cancer Care and Coronary Care.

You may wish to find out more and express a view.

16 February 2020

One commentator has written "This means the end of the papacy as commander-in-chief. Pope Francis is saying 'Go ahead and follow the lead of the Spirit.'"

Pope Francis explains  in paragraph 3 of Querida Amazonia:

16 February 2020

Next PPC meeting is on Tuesday 10th of March.