St. Margaret of Scotland
81College Road
Selden, NY 11784

(631) 732-3131
(631) 732-8827 (Fax)
Faith Formation:
(631) 698-0798

Fr. Jim Wood, Pastor
Fr. Paul Butler

Parish Staff

Parish Offices Hours
Mass Schedule

St. Margaret
Queen of Scotland

History of the Parish


Summer Parish Office Hours:
Open for Walk-In Business
9am -1pm
9am -1pm
9am -1pm
Sat & Sun


Parish Blood Drive

Monday, July 27th 3-9 PMAuditorium
We Need Your Help!
Blood donors must be age 17-75 (16 with parental consent; 76+ with a doctor’s note), weight a minimum of 110 lbs. & in generally good health. Photo ID required.
Anyone who would like to donate can call Joe Callari at 320-3363 or 445-4024 Thank you and God Bless You.

Vacation Bible School: Our VBS was a great success! Check out the picturese. See Bulletin for details.

Back to School Collection: August 1st & 2nd. Supplies that are needed by August 10th include: Store gift cards, backpacks, trappers, binders, marble notebooks, loose leaf paper, crayons (24 ct), folders, index cards, washable colored markers, colored pencils, glue sticks, highlighters, erasers and rulers.
Not sure what to do? The ushers will be taking a school collection after all the masses on august 1/2. Please be as generous as you can.
Outreach has placed tags in the baskets in the lobbies of the church. Please take a tag and help us to gear up for our parishes’ back to school needs. Thanks for everyone’s support!

Faith Formation:
Summer Prayer Intentions: No Faith Formation activity in the Summer? There can be. Your prayer support helps us get ready. See Bulletin for intentions.

Exciting New Book Club:
Book Club Photo and Link

Diocesan News Items:
Pope Francis's Mass in NYC: Tickets will be available from Diocese [website:]

Marriage Annulment Policy: Bishop Murphy has updated the policy for couples seeking an annulment. See tis week's bulletin or go to website:

For the Ride Home: Rear View Mirrow
Thirteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time June 28, 2015

After the storm that we heard about last week and after spending time on the non-Jewish side of the Sea of Galilee, Jesus now is back in Capernaum, the town he spent a lot of time in. In today’s gospel, we hear about TWO miracles: one with a young girl and the other with an older woman. But there is another difference, too. Jesus knew he was going to help the little girl and her family. (He was on his way to her house when the second miracle happened.) But the woman’s healing came as a complete surprise! Do you remember that He said, “Who touched me?” He knew something happened, but he did not know who did it. That sounds surprising, but it again reminds us that Jesus is human like us, and learns things like we do. However, with the little girl’s miracle, Jesus did not just cure her, he raised her from the dead! So, this story reminds us that just as He is truly human, He is truly divine. Because only God can bring life back to someone who is dead!

He strictly ordered that no one should know (that he brought the girl back to life).
1. Why do you think Jesus said that?
2. If you promise a friend that you will keep a secret, do you do it? How would your friend feel if you did not keep your promise?
3. But sometimes you are not comfortable keeping a secret. Who should you talk to if you are uncomfortable with a secret?


2015 Appeal Photo

Food Pantry: St. Margaret’s Outreach is asking for donations. Rice & Rice Meals, Cookies, Tuna, Small Jars of Jelly & Peanut Butter, Mac & Cheese, Soup, Sauce. Thank you for your generosity!

Thrift Shop:
All are Welcome! The shop is located between the Church and the Rectory. Our hours are listed below. The thrift shop is looking for curtains, table cloths, glasses & dishes, pots & pans, summer shoes & pocketbooks and small knick knacks. Please bring all heavy items during thrift shop hours You can drop them off at the thrift shop during their hours below or bring them into the rectory. Please do not leave them outside in the weather. If you have any questions about our needs or how we can help you, please call our Parish Social Ministry Office at 732-3131 x119. The Thrift shop is open Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00AM - 2:00PM, and Saturdays 10:00AM - 1:00PM Thrift shop Summer Hours(June, July and August) are: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00AM-2:00PM, weather permitting