Letterwalton

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1890's
Is Barcaldine Castle on the 1895 Bartholemew map

1900's

From 1948 to the 1973 church opening there were efforts by missionary priests and lay brothers to serve the Catholics on Mull. The Redemptorist priests from Perth were based at Letterwalden, near Benderloch, and they celebrated Mass in the living rooms of the three or four Catholic families they found here. They kitted out a small green van with sleeping bags and toured the island, in their words, ā€œlooking for souls ā€œ. Their visits ceased in 1955.1

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