Bulletin of 12 August 18

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

OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION, MAGHERAFELT

Saturday Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday 10.30am, 12noon

Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

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

Eucharistic Adoration Monday after 11am Mass, Benediction 7.15pm

Altar Society - Group 4 E. Gogarty, U. McLaughlin, M. Campbell

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

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

19 Aug                   READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         P. Deehan        C. Lawlor, A. Goddard,

                                                            M. Gates

Sun. 10.30am      C. McGarry        E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                            C. Shields

Sun. 12 noon        N. O’Connor     E. Mulholland, M. McGee,

                                                            A. McGuckin

C’dawson 9am     Sr. Margaret     B. O’Kane, P. McKeever

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Elizabeth O’Hagan (Desertmartin), Jenny Craig (née McKee), John O’Neill, Marian Cassidy, Sarah (Sadie) Kearns and Dermot Hutchinson who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 11 Aug           Hector Dowds, Felix McCorry, Benny Kelly, John Quinn,

                                Patsy McLernon (1st Av 6.15pm Magherafelt)

                                Gerry Moore (MM 6.15pm Magherafelt)

Sun. 12 Aug         Annie O’Hagan, Dolores Carmichael

Mon. 13 Aug         Sadie McCann

Tues. 14 Aug        Mary Devlin

Wed. 15 Aug        Jerome Cleary, James Cleary

Thur. 16 Aug        James Laverty, Kathleen McKenna, Philomena Hughes, Patrick Trolan

Fri. 17 Aug            Mary Russell, Fr. Eamon O’Brien

Sat 18 Aug            Bobby O’Kane, Annie Martin

(Sunday 19 August Seamus Hughes 1st Av 9am Castledawson)

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION AUGUST DUES

Magherafelt Envelopes - £3660, Loose Plate - £616

Castledawson Envelopes - £638, Loose Plate - £167

Total Standing Orders - £768

WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES

4th & FINAL NATIONAL COLLECTION FOR WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES will be held at all Masses next weekend 18/19 August, please give as generously as you can.

The National Office for WMOF has provided 10 tickets per Parish for the Festival of Families in Croke Park on Saturday 25 August.  If any family is interested in availing of these please contact Fr. Gates before Thursday 16 August.

Translink are putting on special buses on Sunday 26 August, including one from Magherafelt Buscentre at 7am, which returns from Dublin at 7.30pm

http://www.translink.co.uk/concert-event-travel/pope-in-ireland/coach-services

 

FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

Vigil Mass - Tuesday 7.30pm in Magherafelt

Masses on Wednesday - 11am in Magherafelt

& 7.30pm in Castledawson

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Daniel James McGuckin who was baptised recently.

 

CONGRATULATIONS to Louise McKee & Mark Mallon and Maria McMullan & Sean Corr who were married recently.

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES

Pastoral Centre, Maghera - 2, 9, & 16 October and 23 & 24 November; Quinn’s Corner, Dungannon – 9, 16, 23 October & 6, 13, 20 November; for details & online booking see www.courses.accord.ie

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £3750 or £200 if not won on the night, 47 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish

 

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm; Wednesday Salad Day

WEDNESDAY – PILATES 7pm, 8.15pm

THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm; TAE KWON DO 4pm

 

WYSE BITES COOKERY WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN Friday 17 August & Friday 24 August

P1 - P4 12noon – 1.45pm, P5 – Yr8 2.15pm – 4pm,

Cost £10 per child, includes refreshments, ingredients, equipment, for more details & to book contact Joanna 077 8872 2401

 

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 15, 29, 30; £25 to Anna Harkin, Elsa O’Neill, Kim Williamson; Jackpot £1900

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 12, 13, 14, 23; £25 to John B. McKenna, Hugh Gribbin; Jackpot £1400

 

MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FC – Sky Blues pre-season training Tuesdays 7pm at Spires Park, everyone welcome; all former youth players are encouraged to attend; see Facebook for more details

SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Annual Pilgrimage to Knock on Saturday 8 September, bus leaving at 7.30am, for bookings and more information contact 028 7930 0819, leaving your name and number

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819