PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Branigan www.magherafeltparish.org
OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION, MAGHERAFELT
Saturday Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday 10.30am, 12noon
Monday – Saturday 11.00am
Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm
Baptisms Sunday 1pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance
Eucharistic Adoration Monday after 11am Mass followed by Benediction 7.15pm
Altar Society – Group 4 E. Gogarty, U. McLaughlin, M. Campbell
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am
Altar Society Sept. Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young
ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (Apr – Sept.) 7.30pm
3 Sept. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm B. Corrigan C. McNamee, A. Goddard,
Sun. 10.30am F. Lynch J. Clayton, R. Clayton, Sr. Caitriona
Sun. 12 noon F. Convery B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin
C’dawson 9am S. Keenan B. O’Kane, P. McKeever
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Seamus Hughes, Patrick (Patsy) McLernon, Martin O’Hagan, Marguerite O’Neill, Dariusz Kacprzyk, Eileen O’Connor (née McGeown, Derry) and Josie Brady (Virginia, Co. Cavan) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week
Sat. 26 Aug Rhoda Kearney, Eddie O’Neill,
Philip Morgan (1st Av. 6.15pm Magherafelt)
Sun. 27 Aug Moira & Chris Feeney, John McElhone, Susan Murray, Aidan O’Brien, Alice Patricia McNally
Mon. 28 Aug Seamus Mallon, Bertie McErlain, Patsy McLarnon,
John Hughes (1st Av.)
Tues. 29 Aug. Frank Lagan, Emily Murray, Peter Scullion
Wed. 30 Aug. Madeleine Higgins (1st Av. 7.30pm Milltown)
Thur. 31 Aug. Vera Johnston, Marie McCarthy, Rosie Goddard
Fri. 1 Sept.
Sat 2 Sept.
LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION
Magherafelt Envelopes – £1896, Loose Plate – £595
Castledawson Envelopes – £410, Loose Plate – £168
Total Standing Orders – £715
SICK & RETIRED PRIESTS’ COLLECTION
Magherafelt Envelopes – £1070, Loose Plate – £292
Castledawson Envelopes – £121, Loose Plate – £92
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Rose Kelly Treharne, Anabel Rose McMurray and Luca Nathan McMurray who were baptised recently.
CONGRATULATIONS to Eimear McGarrigle & Conor Coleman who were married recently.
CLOSURE OF SCHOOL LANEWAY
Due to work on the laneway, both the Parish Centre car park and School car park will be closed until Thursday 31 August when they will re-open. Please respect the Disabled Parking Bays, Blue Badge Holders only, these must be displayed. No parking outside the designated bays on the laneway or at the entrance at King Street. Many thanks
FIRST FRIDAY OF SEPTEMBER – Mass at 7.30pm in St. John’s Church Milltown; the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt.
HOLY FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL & NURSERY UNIT
Holy Family Primary School & Nursery Unit will re-open on Thursday 31 August at 9am. All P1 pupils will go home at 11.45am on 31 August and every day during the month of September. All other pupils will go home at 1.45pm on Thursday 31 August only.
Normal school hours for P2-P7 from Friday 1 September
NEW ROW PRIMARY SCHOOL
New Row Primary School will re-open on Thursday 31 August for all Y1 & Y7 pupils, 9.15am – 12 noon, and on Friday 1 September for all Y2 -Y7 pupils (early closing at 2pm for all pupils). Parents should have intake arrangements for Y1, contact office with any queries.
Jackpot £3650 in 48 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1
EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm; ‘Wednesday Salad Day’ – come and try our new salad selections
TUESDAY – WHIST 2pm; ZUMBA 8pm
WEDNESDAY – PILATES 7pm & 8.15pm contact Tanya 077 1316 1766
THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm, contact Julie 079 2561 7696
TAE KWON DO 4pm
SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING – Weekly Dancing Classes recommence in the Parish Centre on Friday 1 September at 6pm; all ages of children & new beginners welcome, contact Eugene 028 796 43304
ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB AGM, Monday 4 September 7:30pm; members should attend for registration, new members also welcome
PILATES recommences Tuesday 5 September 7pm, contact Therese 078 6790 1666
KNITTING GROUP recommences Wednesday 6 September 10.30am, new members welcome
PILOXING recommences Wednesday 6 September 7pm
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 10, 20, 25; £25 to Ciaran McMullan, Emma McSwiggan, Colum McKenna; Jackpot £4900
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 5, 9, 16; £25 to Mary McKenna, Paddy Bradley; Jackpot £700
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Annual Pilgrimage to Knock on Saturday 9 September, bus leaving at 7.30am, for bookings and more information contact 028 7930 0819