Bulletin of 20 August 17

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Gates                                                                   www.magherafeltparish.org

OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION, MAGHERAFELT

Saturday Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday 10.30am, 12noon

Monday – Saturday 11.00am

Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

Baptisms Sunday 1pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance

Eucharistic Adoration Monday after 11am Mass followed by Benediction 7.15pm

Altar Society - Group 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

Altar Society Aug. Group 2 J. Barry, P. Gallagher, L. Gallagher

ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (Apr – Sept.) 7.30pm

27 Aug.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          M. Conlon          M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee

Sun. 10.30am       Sr. Caitriona      E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                        M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        L. McNally         W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                        D. Loughran

C’dawson 9am     D. McElwee      C. McKenna, S. McGuckin

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Patrick (Patsy) McLernon, Martin O’Hagan, Marguerite O’Neill, Dariusz Kacprzyk, Eileen O’Connor (née McGeown, Derry) and Josie Brady (Virginia, Co. Cavan) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week

Sat. 19 Aug          John Cassidy, Annie Martin, Roseann Tohill

Sun. 20 Aug        Lily Monaghan, Frank Toner, John Wilson, Mary O’Neill, Roseann Higgins

Mon. 21 Aug        Danny Wade, Bridie Henry, Cathal Bateson

Tues. 22 Aug.      Orla McKenna, Brian Hughes, Pat Kilpatrick, Anne Walls

Wed. 23 Aug.       Mary McWilliams, Bridget Monaghan

Thur. 24 Aug.      Lily O’Neill, John McCrystal, Joe McAllister, Alan Lythgoe (1st Av),

                              Rose Hughes (MM 7.30pm Milltown)

Fri. 25 Aug.          Anne McNabb, Willie Bradley

Sat 26 Aug.          Rhoda Kearney, Eddie O’Neill,

                              Philip Morgan (1st Av. 6.15pm Magherafelt)

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2218, Loose Plate - £801

Castledawson Envelopes - £458, Loose Plate - £141

Total Standing Orders - £715

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Lauren Michelle Heagney, Dáithí Devlin-Gribbin and Daniel Gerald O’Neill who were baptised recently.

 

CLOSURE OF SCHOOL LANEWAY

Due to work on the laneway, both the Parish Centre car park and School car park will be closed Monday – Friday until the end of August.

 

HOLY FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL & NURSERY UNIT

Holy Family Primary School & Nursery Unit will re-open on Thursday 31 August at 9am.  All P1 pupils will go home at 11.45am on 31 August and every day during the month of September.  All other pupils will go home at 1.45pm on Thursday 31 August only

Normal school hours for P2-P7 from Friday 1 September

NEW ROW PRIMARY SCHOOL

New Row Primary School will re-open on Thursday 31 August for all Y1 & Y7 pupils, 9.15am – 12 noon, and on Friday 1 September for all Y2 -Y7 pupils (early closing at 2pm for all pupils).  Parents should have intake arrangements for Y1, contact office with any queries.

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES

Pastoral Centre, Maghera – 22 & 23 September, 20 & 21 October, 24 & 25 November & further dates in 2018; for more information & to book - www.courses.accord.ie

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £3600 in 48 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1

 

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO - open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm; ‘Wednesday Salad Day’ – come and try our new salad selections

 

TUESDAY – WHIST 2pm; ZUMBA 8pm

WEDNESDAY - PILATES 7pm & 8.15pm

THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm, contact Julie 079 2561 7696

TAE KWON DO 4pm

SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING - Weekly Dancing Classes recommence in the Parish Centre on Friday 1 September at 6pm; all ages of children & new beginners welcome, contact Eugene 028 796 43304

ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB AGM, Monday 4 September 7:30pm; members should attend for registration, new members also welcome

Mary McKenna would like to thank everyone who supported the recent 80th Birthday Dance in the Parish Centre.  The total amount donated in lieu of presents for Chest Heart & Stroke was £2070.

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 17, 21, 23; £25 to Dan McLaughlin, Anna McGuckin, Mary McKenna; Jackpot £4800

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 7, 10, 22; £25 to Kerr family, Odhran Mullan; Jackpot £600

 

SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Annual Pilgrimage to Knock on Saturday 9 September, bus leaving at 7.30am, for bookings and more information contact 028 7930 0819

ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY CARER SUPPORT GROUP The Lurach Centre, Maghera, Tuesday 22 August 7pm – 8.30pm, contact Mona 028 8676 5888