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Dunfermline priest brings joy to parishioners with online musical performances

A Dunfermline priest is jamming online with his accordion to the delight of his parishioners and all who follow with his parish Facebook page.

Fr Chris Heenan, parish priest of St Margaret’s Church in Dunfermline, performs daily and streams his talents on Facebook.

The priest is live streaming himself celebrating Mass online.

He performs a variety of different styles on his instrument, including traditional Scottish music, polkas, waltzes and reels.

He said: “I started because I remembered I did a service in a nursing home and after it, I noticed a keyboard there for someone to play hymns. After the service I gave them a few Scottish tunes and this old lady looked at me and said, ‘son, you’re better at that than you are at the other stuff!’

“So I thought, ‘there are plenty of spiritual reflections out there, let’s try some music.’

“Music can take us away from our worries and cares and brings us joy and happiness.”

Check our Fr Heenan’s musical performances here: https://www.facebook.com/stmargaretpilgrimage/

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