Bulletin of 19 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 6 B. Morgan, A. Doyle, C. Devlin

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

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

26 Aug                   READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         J. McCormack  S. Speirs, E. Bradley, M. Ludlow

Sun. 10.30am      P. O’Kane         J. Clayton, R. Clayton, M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        L. McNally         K. Donnelly, M. Murphy,

                                                            A. McAllister

C’dawson 9am     P. Hanson         N. O’Kane, C. Diamond

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Elizabeth O’Hagan (Desertmartin), and Jenny Craig (née McKee) who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 18 Aug           Bobby O’Kane, Annie Martin

Sun. 19 Aug         John Cassidy, Roseann Tohill

                                Seamus Hughes (1st Av 9am Castledawson)

Mon. 20 Aug         John Wilson, Lily Monaghan, Frank Toner, Roseanne Higgins, Kevin Young

Tues. 21 Aug        Danny Wade, Cathal Bateson, James Ewing

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

                                Sarah (Sadie) Kearns (MM 11am Magherafelt)

Thur. 23 Aug        Mary McWilliams, Jim Shivers, Bridget Monaghan

Fri. 24 Aug            Alison McGrath, Elizabeth (Lily) O’Neill, Alice McKenna,

                                Marian Cassidy (MM 7.30pm Milltown)

Sat 25 Aug            Anne McNabb,

                                John O’Neill (MM 6.15pm Magherafelt)

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1627, Loose Plate - £732

Castledawson Envelopes - £281, Loose Plate - £148

Total Standing Orders - £768

WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES

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

 

TRANSLINK - We strongly recommend passengers travelling to Dublin by coach or train on Saturday 25 August and Sunday 26 August to book a ticket online in advance, using the links below, as we expect many services to be fully booked.  We cannot guarantee that there will be availability to purchase tickets on the day of travel.

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

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

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

In addition to the usual service there will be Special Buses on Sunday 26 August, including one from Magherafelt Buscentre at 7am (Dungiven-Magherafelt-Cookstown-Dublin), which returns from Dublin at 7.30pm

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Jack Johnny Bremner and Emily Grace O’Hare who were baptised recently.

 

HOLY FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL & NURSERY UNIT

Holy Family Primary School & Nursery Unit will re-open on Thursday 30 August at 9am.  All P1 pupils will go home at 11.45am on 30 & 31 August and every day during the month of September.  All other pupils will go home at 1.45pm on Thursday 30 August only.  

Normal school hours for P2-P7 from Friday 31 August

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £3800 or £200 if not won on the night, 48 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 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 5, 6, 9, 21; £25 to Brian Devlin, Dympna Graham, Grace Chung; Jackpot £2000

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 10, 15, 17; £25 to Colum Gribbin, Danny Devlin; Jackpot £1500

 

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