Bulletin of 27 August 17

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Branigan                                                             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 4 E. Gogarty, U. McLaughlin, M. Campbell

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

Altar Society Sept. Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young

 

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

3 Sept.                  READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          B. Corrigan        C. McNamee, A. Goddard,

                                                        C. Lawlor

Sun. 10.30am       F. Lynch            J. Clayton, R. Clayton, Sr. Caitriona

Sun. 12 noon        F. Convery        B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9am     S. Keenan         B. O’Kane, P. McKeever

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Seamus Hughes, 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. 26 Aug          Rhoda Kearney, Eddie O’Neill,

                              Philip Morgan (1st Av. 6.15pm Magherafelt)

Sun. 27 Aug        Moira & Chris Feeney, John McElhone, Susan Murray, Aidan O’Brien, Alice Patricia McNally

Mon. 28 Aug        Seamus Mallon, Bertie McErlain, Patsy McLarnon,

                              John Hughes (1st Av.)

Tues. 29 Aug.      Frank Lagan, Emily Murray, Peter Scullion

Wed. 30 Aug.       Madeleine Higgins (1st Av. 7.30pm Milltown)

Thur. 31 Aug.      Vera Johnston, Marie McCarthy, Rosie Goddard

Fri. 1 Sept.          

Sat 2 Sept.          

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1896, Loose Plate - £595

Castledawson Envelopes - £410, Loose Plate - £168

Total Standing Orders - £715

SICK & RETIRED PRIESTS’ COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1070, Loose Plate - £292

Castledawson Envelopes - £121, Loose Plate - £92

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Rose Kelly Treharne, Anabel Rose McMurray and Luca Nathan McMurray who were baptised recently.

 

CONGRATULATIONS to Eimear McGarrigle & Conor Coleman who were married recently.

 

CLOSURE OF SCHOOL LANEWAY

Due to work on the laneway, both the Parish Centre car park and School car park will be closed until Thursday 31 August when they will re-open.  Please respect the Disabled Parking Bays, Blue Badge Holders only, these must be displayed.  No parking outside the designated bays on the laneway or at the entrance at King Street.  Many thanks

 

FIRST FRIDAY OF SEPTEMBER - Mass at 7.30pm in St. John’s Church Milltown; the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt.

 

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.

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £3650 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 contact Tanya 077 1316 1766

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

 

PILATES recommences Tuesday 5 September 7pm, contact Therese 078 6790 1666

KNITTING GROUP recommences Wednesday 6 September 10.30am, new members welcome

PILOXING recommences Wednesday 6 September 7pm

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 10, 20, 25; £25 to Ciaran McMullan, Emma McSwiggan, Colum McKenna; Jackpot £4900

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 5, 9, 16; £25 to Mary McKenna, Paddy Bradley; Jackpot £700

 

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