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

Office Hours
Mass Schedule

St. Margaret
Queen of Scotland

History of the Parish


Summer Rectory Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Limited Services Tuesday & Wednesday Evening from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed Saturdays and Sundays
Will Resume Regular Hours After Labor Day

Vacation Bible School:
July 14-18 from 9:15 Am to 12:30 Pm. Weird Animals ~ Where Jesus is One of a Kind! Adult Volunteers Needed (Virtus certified) and Teen helpers (Grades 7 and Up). Participants must be 4 yr. old & up through entering 6th grade. (Potty trained & have been separated from parent in the past). Cost is $35 per child or $80 for family of three or more. Please call 732-3131 x119 for details. Register in the Rectory.

Faith Formation:
Religious Education Registration Last Day is August 1st Registration forms are due in at this time. If you have not submitted your request for religious education for Septem- ber, please stop into the rectory. First grade parents must submit the child’s Baptismal certificate at the time of regis- tration. Students will be placed first come first served. Any questions please call Jen Menneci at 732-3131 x 131.

Catechist & Volunteers Needed: God has indeed set the framework of our lives. All we need to do is fit ourselves into it. One way you can “fit into the puzzle of our faith life” is to join the Faith Formation Team as a Catechist, assistant, hall monitor or prayer leader. The Children and families of our parish need you to help them see how they too are pieces of the puzzle God has set before us. Please call Jen Menneci and tell her that you are the missing piece! 732-3131ext. 131 or email

Audio - Visual Assistance Needed!: St. Margaret’s visual technologies, - videos & projected lyrics to spread the Good News here at our parish is in need of volunteers. If you are 14 yrs. old or older & are able to assist & like working with these technologies, see Dan after Mass at the Music Ministry, call the rectory at 732-3131 x117 or send your e-mail address & how you would like to help to

Sign Language Mass: The Saturday 5:00 P.M. Mass at St. Margaret’s is interpreted in sign language. Please spread the word to those who are hearing- impaired that this is available to help them in their praise and worship.

The Long Island Catholic Website!: Now that the Long Island Catholic Magazine is underway, we are happy to announce the development of the Long Island Catholic website:

Two Year Old Separation Class: Singing, stories, socialization, movement, puppets, and so much more. Give your child an opportunity to learn & grow away from home in a safe, fun, environment with preparation for transition to preschool. 2 Year Old. Cost is $150 each payment for 10 payments. Classes: Wednesday & Friday 12:30 to 2:30 P.M. Additional information in the Lobby of the Church on the weekends of June 14/15 and June 21/22. Any questions call Jenny Tranfaglia, Coordinator, 732-3131 x124 for an appointment or to register. We look forward to your visit!

Parish Blood Drive: On Monday, July 28th 3-9 PM in the auditorium.Blood donors must be age 17-75 (16 with parental consent; 76+ with a doctor’s note), weight a minimum of 110 lbs. and in generally good health. Anyone who would like to donate can call Joe Callari at 736-3825 or 445-4024.

Baseball Registration: Mark your calendars! St. Margaret’s Baseball Fall registration will take place from 7 –9 P.M., Tuesday, July 8 & Wednesdays July 23 & July 30 in the auditorium. Boys ages are from 5-12 and girls from 5-15. Visit the website at: or email: or call 716-5080 further info.

Food Pantry: Our pantry could use kid’s snacks, juice, breakfast and lunch meals. Please see the following list: SOUP (out), JELLY (out), Spaghetti O’s/Ravioli, Crackers, Fruit Cups, Fruit Snacks, Goldfish Crackers, Hot Dogs, Juice Boxes, Lunchables, Pop Tart,s Pretzels, Pudding Cups, Raisins, Tuna, Complete Pancake Mix. If you are unable to shop please visit our OUTREACH ANGEL located in the lobby of the church after mass. Thank you all for your generosity! Donations maybe dropped off at the rectory or in the box by St. Joseph in the back of the church. Many blessings for those who remember the less fortunate.

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 9:00AM-1:00PM, weather permitting