PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK: Mgr. O’Byrne www.magherafeltparish.org
OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION, MAGHERAFELT
Saturday: Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday: 8.00am, 10.30am & 12noon
Weekdays: 11.00am (Mon. – Sat.), 7.30pm (Mon. & Wed.)
Confessions: Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm
Baptisms: Sunday 1.00pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance.
Altar Society: Group 2 M. McMahon, M. Gates
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday: 9.30am; Weekdays: 7.30pm (Tues. & Thurs.)
Altar Society Sept: Group 5 B. Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster
ST JOHN, MILLTOWN: Mass on First Friday (Apr. – Oct.) 7.30pm
SUN. 22 SEPT. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm: P. Quinn M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee
Sun. 8.00am: F. Flynn A. McQuillan, R. McLaughlin
Sun. 10.30am: T. White B. McKee, J. McLaughlin, M. Trainor
Sun. 12 noon: F. Convery B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin
C’dawson 9.30am S. McKenna B. Gregg, E. Gallagher
REMEMBER OUR DEAD: Pray for Aiden O’Brien who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week:
Sat. 14 Sept:
Sun. 15 Sept: Fred Goff, Mary Ann Hegarty
Mon. 16 Sept: Fr. Tom Fahie
Tues. 17 Sept: Frank Kielt, Felix O’Neill, Frank Devlin, John Donnelly
Wed. 18 Sept: Frank Donnelly, Sean Devlin, James Mulholland
Thur. 19 Sept: Rose Kerr, Annie Donnelly, Jack Russell
Fri. 20 Sept: Betty Kearns, Sarah Ann Craig, Fr. Eddie McAvoy, Anne Walls (MM Magherafelt 7.30pm)
Sat. 21 Sept: Mike McGlade, Damien Montgomery
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 8 September
Envelopes – £2554, Loose Plate – £824, S. Orders £715
CLOSURE OF THE CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION
From Monday 23 September until its completion, the Church will be closed mid-week to facilitate the internal work. Where necessary Wedding & Funeral Masses will take place in the Church.
Daily Mass will be held in the Main Hall of the Parish Centre on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 11am.
Mass on Tuesdays at 11am will be in St. John’s Milltown.
Mass on Monday – Thursday evenings at 7.30pm will be in St. Patrick’s Church Castledawson.
There will be no Exposition or Benediction on Mondays during the period of the works.
Many thanks to all who have contributed to this project; we greatly appreciate your support, without which the work could not proceed. To date 450 people have contributed by envelopes, of the 1500 that were issued. We appeal to those who have yet to contribute to help us in any way they are able.
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY: Today we greet Orla Muiri Fraser, Leo Patrick Mooney and Zoe Carmel Tze Ching Tang who were baptised recently.
CONGRATULATIONS to Kathy McGuckin & Aidan McAlynn who were married recently.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – 028 7930 0819 / 075 0854 9585
COFFEE SHOP: open Tues. – Fri. 9.30am – 3pm.
SUNDAY TEA CLUB: after 10.30am Mass
SLIMMING WORLD: Monday 10am, 5.30pm, 7.30pm
ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB: AGM Monday 16 September 8pm; all members and new members welcome; Bowls recommence Thurs. 19 Sept. 7.30pm.
PARENTS & TODDLERS & BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUP: Tuesday 9.15am – 11.15am.
PILATES Tuesday 7pm
ZUMBA: Tuesday 8.30pm – 9.30pm
KNITTING GROUP: 10 week course commences Wednesday 2 October 10.30am – 12.30pm, contact Mona to register 078 7252 5938.
CEILI CLASS: Wednesday 8pm
PILATES: Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm
YOGA Thursday 7pm
ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB Thursday 7.30pm
TAE KWON DO: Friday 3.45pm – 5.45pm
SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING: Friday 6pm
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. Lotto 8, 10, 11, 13; £25 to Bridget Murray, Roisin Muldoon, S. Ludlow; Jackpot £3000.
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. Lotto 4, 7, 20, 21; £25 to Anthony Brown, Paddy Henry; Jackpot £5000; St. Malachy’s Community Festival today ‘Big Breakfast’ 10.30am – 12.30pm & ‘The Generation Game’.
ST. COLMCILLES GIRL GUIDE UNIT require volunteers, aged 18 or over, available Thursday 6.30 – 8pm (term time); contact Anna 078 3542 3908.
MICKEY’S ALL STARS CRAZY KIDS DISCO: Sunday 22 September 2pm in the Parish Centre, doors open 1.30pm, seats £6.99, family of 5 £30, characters include Mickey & Minnie Mouse, Dora, Buzz Lightyear and many more. Show lasts approx 1hr 15 min with no interval.
N.I. BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE: Magherafelt High School Monday 16 & Tuesday 17 September 1.30pm – 4pm & 5.15pm – 8pm.