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
Monday – Saturday 11.00am, Monday & Wednesday 7.30pm
Eucharistic Adoration Monday after 11am Mass followed by Benediction 7.15pm; Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm
Baptisms Sunday 1.00pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance.
Altar Society – Group 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
Altar Society August Group 1 M. Wilson, M. Robinson
ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (Apr. – Oct.) 7.30pm
24 AUG. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm: U. O’Kane T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley
Sun. 8.00am: F. Gallagher A. McQuillan, R. McLaughlin
Sun. 10.30am: C. McGarry N. Walls, M. Treanor, C. Shields
Sun. 12 noon: B. Corrigan B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin
C’dawson 9.30am D. McElwee F. J. O’Kane, L. Brown
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Peter John Bell, Colm McGurk, Frank O’Hagan, Michael Curtis, Sarah McGlone and Ann McKee who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week:
Sat. 16 Aug Patrick Trolan, John Joe Conway (1st Av. Newbridge 10am)
Sun. 17 Aug Leo Stranney, Veronica McCloskey
Mon. 18 Aug Bobby O’Kane
Tues. 19 Aug John Cassidy, Annie Martin, Anne Tohill
Wed. 20 Aug Frank Toner, John Wilson, Roseann Higgins
Thurs. 21 Aug Bridget Henry, Cathal Bateson, Daniel Wade, Nana McKeown
Fri. 22 Aug. Anne Walls (1st Av. Magherafelt 7.30pm)
Joan Blaney (MM Milltown 7.30pm)
Sat. 23 Aug. Mary McWilliams, Bridget Monaghan, Jim Shivers
AUGUST DUES COLLECTION Sunday 10 August Envelopes – £4588, Loose Plate – £738, S. Orders £715
BUILDING FUND UPDATE £129,566
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Coran Elwood Keegan Leung, Daniel Michael Bates, Richard Bires, Aidan Johnston, Niamh Donnelly & Fiadh Donnelly who were baptised recently.
CONGRATULATIONS to Emma Cushley & Sean McGovern who were married recently
PLEASE NOTE – Week Beginning Monday 18 August
There will be no evening Masses on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday of this week.
Resurfacing works will take place on the Fairhill & the upper part of King Street from Monday and should last approximately 3 weeks. A ‘stop & go’ system will be in place although access onto King Street will be as normal from Church Street.
New Email Address – From 1 September Fr. Gates’ new email address will be firstname.lastname@example.org. After that date this is the only email address he will have access to.
MINISTERS’ ROTA ONLINE The latest rotas for extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion and ministers of the Word are also available on the parish website. Just visit the ‘Parish Ministry’ section under ‘Quick Links’.
HOLY FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL AND NURSERY UNIT will re-open Monday 1 September at 9.00 am.
All P1 pupils will go home at 11.45am every day during the month of September; all other pupils will go home at 1.45pm on Monday 1 September only; normal school hours for P2 – P7 from Tuesday 2 September; see www.holyfamily-ps.org.uk for details.
Coffee Shop Tuesday – Friday 9.30am – 3pm
PILATES Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm
TAE KWON DO Friday 3.30pm – 5.30pm
PILOXING Thursday 8.30pm – 9.30pm
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto 2, 18, 20, 23; £25 to Angela Bateson, Joanne Wright, Siobhan Hampsey; Jackpot £3000; Down memory lane…as we aim to make our club’s 80th year one to remember, we’re appealing for everyone to share their Rossa memories in the form of photos, video footage or even club articles that have been produced in the past; contact Ursula O’Dowd 07707 075398 or email email@example.com.
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C: Lotto 2, 6, 11, 15; £25 to Maureen O’Hagan, Martin O’Kane; Jackpot £2600.
ST. COLMCILLES GIRL GUIDE UNIT urgently requires volunteers to enable the unit to open in September. Volunteers must be aged 17 or over, available Thursday 6.30pm – 8pm (term time). It is a great opportunity to make new friends whilst leading young girls in games, art & craft, baking etc; if interested please contact Donna 079 7191 0540; unfortunately no spaces available for girl guides.
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL Annual Pilgrimage to Knock Saturday 13 September, bus leaves at 7.30am, cost £15, if interested please contact 028 7930 0819 / 075 0854 9585.
LADIES ‘GET INTO GOLF’ free taster sessions Wednesday 27 August 1pm – 3pm at Moyola Park Golf Club and 7pm – 9pm at Tobermore Driving Range; equipment provided, no booking required; for more information contact 078 9966 6350.
RAINEY FORMER PUPILS ASSOCIATION present a fundraising concert ‘50 shillings Encore’ on Thursday 11 September & Friday 12 September in Johnston Hall, tickets available in Ditty’s, Sheehy’s, Moneymore Pharmacy & Burns & Co.