Bulletin of 3 September 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 5 A. McVey, M. Purvis

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

10 Sept.                READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          A. McGuckin     T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley

Sun. 10.30am       T. White             G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,

                                                        M. Duncan

Sun. 12 noon        C. Trainor          K. Donnelly, L. O’Neill,

                                                        A. McAllister

C’dawson 9am     Sr. Margaret      N. O’Kane, C. Diamond

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Seamus Hughes and Agnes McGoldrick (Calry, Co. Sligo) who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 2 Sept.         

Sun. 3 Sept.         Eamon Forbes, John James Gribbin, Eileen McGurk, Mary Josephine McKeown

Mon. 4 Sept.        Cassie McKay, Seamus McKay, Eddie Walls, Siobhan Devlin

Tues. 5 Sept.       Winnie McGlade

Wed. 6 Sept.        Patrick Mallon, Fr. Andrew McNally, John Barr, Jim McAtamney, Eileen O’Connor (née McGeown, MM 7.30pm Faughanvale)

Thur. 7 Sept.        Laurie Regan, Leo Doyle

Fri. 8 Sept.           Patrick (Patsy) McLernon (MM 7.30pm Milltown)

Sat 9 Sept.           Frank O’Neill, Brendan McLaughlin, Angela McGuire, John McKeever, Marguerite O’Neill (MM),

                              Martin O’Hagan (MM 6.15pm Magherafelt)

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1623, Loose Plate - £492

Castledawson Envelopes - £382, Loose Plate - £113

Total Standing Orders - £715

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Odhran Brendan Martin Heaney and Emilija Sarlote Nainyte who were baptised recently.

 

CONGRATULATIONS to Michelle Martin and Martin McGuckin who were married recently.

 

FR. JOHN VIANNEY OCSO

Fr. John from Uganda celebrated 12.00 noon Mass last weekend and spoke about his building project in Uganda.  There are envelopes at the entrance of the Churches for anyone who wishes to contribute to this project.  Please return to the Sacristy/Collection/Parish Office.

 

NEW ROW PRIMARY SCHOOL

We welcomed back all pupils after a busy summer.  The extensive renovation project is well underway and we are very excited about the improvements it will bring.

Monthly Mass - Friday 8 September 9.45am in St Patrick’s Church, all welcome

Parent and Toddler Group will resume Monday 11 September in the school hall 9.15am - 11am, looking forward to seeing old friends and new

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES

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

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £3700 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

SUNDAY - COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

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

FRIDAY - SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING from 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, 5 weeks £25, 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 1, 9, 10, 26; £25 to Cliffy Barr, McKay boys, Eugene c/o Corner Station; Jackpot £5000

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 19, 20, 24; £25 to Marie Kearns, Paul Gribbin; Jackpot £800

 

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

 

O’NEILL ACADEMY OF IRISH DANCE - Classes resume Wed. 6 Sept. 6pm in St. Pius X College, new members welcome, contact Damian 077 4847 1279