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 1 M. Wilson, M. Robinson
25 Aug READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm P. Quinn S. Speirs, E. Bradley, P. McKee
Sun. 10.30am Sr. Caitriona E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin, W. Walls
Sun. 12 noon E. McKee K. Donnelly, M. Murphy,
C’dawson 9am S. Keenan C. Diamond, E. Gallagher
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Letitia (Tish) Ludlow, Teresa Kelly and Bernie Diamond (Bellaghy) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –
Sat. 17 Aug Mary Russell, Fr. Eamonn O’Brien, Leo Stranney, Mary O’Neill,
Sadie O’Brien (MM 6.15pm Magherafelt)
Sun. 18 Aug Bobby O’Kane
Mon. 19 Aug Seamus Hughes, John Cassidy, Annie Martin
Tues. 20 Aug Frank Toner, Lily Monaghan, John Wilson
Wed. 21 Aug Danny Wade, Bridget Henry,
Christopher Donnelly (MM Keenaught 7.30pm)
Thurs. 22 Aug. Orla McKenna, Brian Hughes, Anne Walls, Pat Kilpatrick
Fri. 23 Aug. Mary McWilliams, Jim Shivers
Sat. 24 Aug. Lily O’Neill, Alice McKenna
CHURCH COLLECTION –
Magherafelt Envelopes – £1754, Loose Plate – £658; Castledawson Envelopes – £368, Loose Plate – £119
Total Standing Orders – £768
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Paige Marie Franklin, Sarah Catriona McGaughey, Conan Malachy Maguire and Oliver Joseph Kerr who were baptised recently.
CONGRATULATIONS to Lisa McErlain & Barry Doherty who were married recently
Two members of ‘The 12’ (Mission Team), will speak at all Masses in the Parish next weekend, 24 & 25 August, about the upcoming ‘New Life in the Holy Spirit Freedom Weekend’ in The Servite Priory, Benburb (Saturday 28 – Sunday 29 September, posters on notice-board).
HOLY FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL AND NURSERY UNIT – will re-open on Thursday 29 August 9am.
All P1 pupils will go home at 11.45am on Thursday 29 August & Friday 30 August and every day during the month of September.
All other pupils will go home at 12 Noon on Thursday 29 August only.
Normal school hours for P2 – P7 from Friday 30 August
MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT WEEKEND – offers married couples of all ages in a good relationship, private time to rekindle the joy of their love. The next weekend will be held at the Dromantine Conference Centre, Friday 13 September 8pm – Sunday 15 September 4.30pm; for info and to book see www.marriageencounter.ie or phone 077 0281 2321.
ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES – Pastoral Centre, Maghera – the following dates are now available for booking – 27 & 28 September, 15, 22 & 29 October, 22 & 23 November, 10 & 11 January; for details & online booking see www.courses.accord.ie
**Jackpot £4150** or £200 if not won on the night, 49 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome, come along & support your Parish
EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm
WEDNESDAY – PILATES Intermediate 6.30pm & 7.30pm, Beginners 8.30pm, for more information & to book contact Tanya 077 1316 1766
THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm, 7.30pm; TAE KWON DO 4pm
ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB AGM – Monday 2 September 7:30pm; members should attend for registration, new members also welcome; Bowls will recommence Thursday 5 September 7.30pm
SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE – Weekly Dancing Classes recommence on Friday 6 September at 6pm; new beginners welcome, contact Eugene 028 7964 3304
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 15, 24, 26; £25 to Sean McGrogan, Danny Heavron, Patricia Kearney; Jackpot £5000
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 11, 12, 13, 16; £25 to Anna Kearney, Sharon McKenna; Jackpot £1100
ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819
LOUGH DERG DAY TRIP – Sunday 25 August, contact Una for more details and to book a place 077 4357 5969