Bulletin of 21 Aug 16

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Mgr. O’Byrne                                                   www.magherafeltparish.org


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 6 B. Morgan, A. Doyle, C. Devlin


Sunday 9.30am, Thursday 7.30pm

Altar Society Aug. Group 5 Betty Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster

ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (Apr – Sept.) 7.30pm


Vigil 6.15pm          P. Deehan         M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee

Sun. 8.00am         C. O’Kane         A. McQuillan, R. McLaughlin

Sun. 10.30am       J. O’Brien          E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                        M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        E. McKee          K. Donnelly, L. O’Neill, A. McAllister

C’dawson 9.30am B. Foster          B. Gregg, E. Gallagher


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Fr. Eamon O’Brien, Ciaran Coyle, Geraldine McKenna, Robert Dinsmore, James Mullan (Swatragh), Kathleen McKenna (Toome), Trevor Campbell (Draperstown), Kate McQuillan (Dunloy) and Sean McCollum (Loughgiel) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –

Sat. 20 Aug          Lily Monaghan, Frank Toner, Roseann Higgins

Sun. 21 Aug        Bridget Henry, Cathal Bateson, Danny Wade, Nana McKeown, Roseann Tohill

Mon. 22 Aug.       Brian Hughes, Pat Kilpatrick

Tues. 23 Aug.      Mary McWilliams, Jim Shivers, Brigid Monaghan

Wed. 24 Aug.       John McCrystal, Joe McAllister, Alice McKenna

Thur. 25 Aug.      Teresa & James Donnelly, Anne McNabb

Fri. 26 Aug.          Rhoda Kearney, Eddie O’Neill

Sat. 27 Aug.         Moira & Chris Feeney, John McElhone, Pat McNally



Magherafelt Envelopes – £1985, Loose Plate – £680

Castledawson Envelopes – £275, Loose Plate – £102

Total Standing Orders – £715


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Harvey George Dunster who was baptised recently.

HOLY FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL AND NURSERY UNIT will re-open Thursday 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 Thursday 1 September only.  

Normal school hours for P2 – P7 from Friday 2 September, see www.holyfamily-ps.org.uk for full details

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES Pastoral Centre Maghera – contact 028 7964 2983, or email maghera@accordni.com

Quinn’s Corner Dungannon – contact 028 3833 4781; www.courses.accord.ie


SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Day Pilgrimage to Knock on Saturday 10 September, contact 028 7930 0819 for more details and to book

LIFE IN THE SPIRIT SEMINARS – Tuesday 6 September 7pm in Portglenone Monastery, everyone welcome


PARISH CENTRE              Find us on Facebook

SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £2100 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1


EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm


WHIST – recommences Tuesday 23 August @ 2pm, new players most welcome

PILATES – Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

TAE KWON DO – Thursday 4pm – 7pm

VINCENT’S CHARITY SHOP MEADOWLANE –donations of school blazers urgently needed


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 5, 24, 26; £25 to Adrian McGuckin, John Lennox, Marry Curry; Jackpot £1800

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 11, 18, 21; £25 to Anne O’Kane, Peter Henry; Jackpot £3300

CARNTOGHER SUMMER MUSIC SCHOOL – Traditional Irish Music workshop with Liam Bradley & Niamh Dunne Monday 22 – Friday 26 August 10am – 1pm; performance Friday 8pm; ages 15+, £40 includes concert entry; Frankie Gavin & De Dannan in Concert with Carntogher Trad Orchestra in An Coire, 132B Tirkane Road, Maghera, Friday 26 August 8pm, tickets £15/£12.50; for booking and more information contact 028 7954 9978, info@ancarn.org www.ancarn.yapsody.com

ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY CARER SUPPORT GROUP The Lurach Centre, Maghera, Tuesday 23 August 7pm – 8.30pm.  If you would benefit from practical information and emotional support you are encouraged to attend, light refreshments will be provided; for more information contact Mona 028 8676 5888.