Bulletin of 28 Aug 16

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. McAnerney                                                 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 1 B. McCusker, R. Walls, M. McSwiggan


Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm

Altar Society Sept. Group 1 M. Wilson, M. Robinson

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



Vigil 6.15pm          J. McCormack  C. McNamee, A. Goddard,

                                                        C. Lawlor

Sun. 8.00am         A. McGuckin     C. Bradley, Sr. Caitriona

Sun. 10.30am       C. Purvis           R. Tohill, J. Clayton, R. Clayton

Sun. 12 noon        B. Corrigan        E. Mulholland, M. McGee,

                                                        A. McGuckin

C’dawson 9.30am C. Bell               N. Bell, E. McElwee


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Fr. Eamon O’Brien, Ciaran Coyle, Geraldine McKenna, Robert Dinsmore, Patrick Lagan (Maghera), Katie McLaughlin (Newbridge), James Mullan (Swatragh) and Kathleen McKenna (Toome) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –


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

Sun. 28 Aug.       Bertie McErlain, Patsy McLarnon, Peter Scullion

Mon. 29 Aug.       Frank Lagan, Emily Murray

Tues. 30 Aug.      Francis Gallagher

Wed. 31 Aug.       Vera Johnston, Bridie O’Neill, Rosie Goddard, Mary Stranney, Anne McKee, Marie McCarthy

Thur. 1 Sept.       

Fri. 2 Sept.           Philomena Ward (1st Av 7.30pm Milltown)

Sat. 3 Sept.          Eamon Forbes, John James Gribbin, Mary Josephine McKeown



CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 21 August –

Magherafelt Envelopes – £1821, Loose Plate – £730

Castledawson Envelopes – £294, Loose Plate – £99

Total Standing Orders – £715


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Molly Iga Golebiewska, Fiádh Caoimhe McAlinden and Magdalena Sidebottom who were baptised recently.

FIRST FRIDAY OF SEPTEMBER Friday 2 SeptemberPlease note Mass at 7.30pm in St. John’s Church Milltown; the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt.

MASS TO CELEBRATE THE MINISTRY OF MONSIGNOR O’BYRNE – Wednesday 21 September 7.30pm in Magherafelt with cup of tea afterwards in the O’Byrne Hall in the Parish Centre.


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


We look forward to welcoming back all pupils –

Wednesday 31 August

All Y1 & Y7 only   9.15am – 12 noon

Thursday 1 September

Y1 Intake Group A 9.30am – 1pm, Y2 – Y7 normal day

Friday 2 September Y1 intake Group B 9.30am – 1pm,

all Y2 –Y7 finish 2pm

Breakfast Club & Afterschools to 4pm as normal from Thursday 1 September

Parents & Toddlers resumes Monday 5 September 9.15am – 11am, everyone welcome


PARISH CENTRE              Find us on Facebook

SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £2150 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

ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB Annual AGM Monday 5 September 7:30pm, all members required to attend for registration

WHIST – Tuesday 2pm, new players most welcome

KNITTING GROUP – recommences Wednesday 7 September 10.30am, new members welcome, contact Pat for details

PILOXING – Wednesday 7 September 7pm

PILATES – Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

TAE KWON DO – Thursday 4pm – 7pm

SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING Weekly Dancing Classes recommence Friday 2 September 6pm, all ages of children & new beginners welcome, teachers – Eugene, Grainne & Eimear Smith, contact 028 7964 3304

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 8, 18, 27, 30; £25 to May Walsh, Adrian McGuckin, Blaithin Quinn; Jackpot £1900; Community Fun Day today 1pm – 6.30pm all welcome


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 7, 8, 11; £25 to Micky Hicks, Ronan Shivers; Jackpot £3400; Drama Nights commencing soon in the Pavilion, if you are interested in taking part please contact Paul 079 2125 3293, Sean 028 7946 9559, Barry 028 7946 8170, Gerry 078 4187 6240


MCNICHOLL SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING Monday 5 September in New Row Primary School, all welcome


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


MILESIAN MANOR NURSING HOME GARDEN PARTY Saturday 10 September 2pm – 4pm in aid of Alzheimers Society NI; this will be a fun day for all the family and your support will be very welcome.