PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. McAnerney 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 4 E. Gogarty, R. McSwiggan, U. McLaughlin
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
31 AUG. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm: C. Toner K. McNamee, A. Siuda, H. Young
Sun. 8.00am: P. Kerr C. Bradley, Sr. Caitriona
Sun. 10.30am: P. O’Kane J. Higgins, M. McQuillan, M. Gates
Sun. 12 noon: A. Treharne M. Treharne, R. Tohill, J. Lavery
C’dawson 9.30am M. Devlin S. Wilson, R. Scullion
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Pat Kilpatrick, Lily Monaghan, Mary Russell (née Hughes), Thomas Quinn (Blackpool), Colm McGurk, Frank O’Hagan and Michael Curtis who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week:
Sat. 23 Aug Mary McWilliams, Bridget Monaghan, Jim Shivers
Sun. 24 Aug John McCrystal, Alice McKenna, Elizabeth O’Neill
Mon. 25 Aug Maura Walls, Teresa & James Donnelly, Ann McNabb, Willie Bradley,
Sarah McGlone (MM 7pm Newbridge)
Tues. 26 Aug Eddie O’Neill
Wed. 27 Aug Alice Patricia McNally
Thurs. 28 Aug Seamus Mallon, Patsy McLarnon,
Ann McKee (MM 7.30pm Castledawson)
Fri. 29 Aug. Emily Murray, Frank Lagan (1st Av),
Aidan O’Brien (1st Av. 7.30pm Milltown)
Peter John Bell (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)
Sat. 30 Aug. Eugene Doole (MM 7pm Lavey)
Friday 15 August Sick & Retired Priests Collection
Envelopes – £1388, Loose Plate – £334
Sunday 17 August
Magherafelt Envelopes – £1707, Loose Plate – £669
Castledawson Envelopes – £283, Loose Plate – £68
Total S. Orders £715
BUILDING FUND UPDATE £129,566
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Teja Hogg, Katie Murray, Aneurin Patrick Stuart and Shea Joseph McKenna who were baptised recently.
CONGRATULATIONS to Brenda Curtis & Michael Kelly who were married recently
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.
PARISH RADIOS The system is not working at present due to unavailable parts; Mass is available via the Parish website, see Quick Links ‘Church Webcam’.
FAMILY PRAYER BOOKS available in the Sacristy, the Parish Centre and the Parish Office, cost £10.
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.
Resurfacing works are taking place on Fairhill & the upper part of King Street & 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.
Coffee Shop Tuesday – Friday 9.30am – 3pm
PILATES 5 week course commences Tuesday 2 September 7pm, contact Therese 028 7963 2142
NEW CIRCUITS CLASS starts Wednesday 3 September 6pm, £5, instructor Tanya Young
PILATES Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm
KNITTING GROUP starts Wed. 3 Sept. 10.30am – 12.30pm for 12 weeks, for more details & to register contact Mona 078 7252 5938, new members welcome.
TAE KWON DO Friday 3.30pm – 5.30pm
PILOXING Thursday 8.30pm – 9.30pm
Please note change of date – FUNDRAISING TRIBUTE CONCERT ‘Nelson Mandela, his life & legacy, told to music’ with St. Columba’s Choir Straw, in aid of the Niall Mellon Township Trust, Friday 3 October 8pm in the Parish Centre.
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto 10, 12, 20, 24; £25 to Elaine O’Neill, Anna McKeever, Anton Campbell; Jackpot £3000; Family Fun Day Sunday 31 August 12 noon – 5.30pm; everyone welcome, see www.rossagaels.org news section for more details.
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C: Lotto 11, 13, 14, 20; £25 to Chris McNicholl, Jarleth McLaughlin; Jackpot £2700.
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL
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.
CAR BOOT SALE & BIG BREAKFAST in aid of Charis Cancer Care Saturday 30 August 9am – 12pm in The Elk.