Bulletin of 30 Aug 15

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 3 M. O’Neill, I.     Beattie, P. Deehan




Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday     & Thursday 7.30pm


Altar Society September Group     4 A. Martin, P. Hanson, M. Quinn


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


6 Sept                        READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS


Vigil 6.15pm         U. O’Kane                 C. McNamee, A. Goddard,


                                                            C.     Lawlor


Sun. 8.00am         P. Kerr                C. Bradley, Sr. Caitriona


Sun. 10.30am      J. McKee           R. Tohill, J. Clayton, R. Clayton


Sun. 12 noon        F. Convery        M. Logue, M. McGee, A. McGuckin


C’dawson 9.30am S. Keenan       N. O’Kane, C. Diamond


REMEMBER     OUR DEAD Pray for Mary O’Neill, Mary Murphy     (Armagh), Mary Quigley (Dundalk), James Laverty (Toome) and Brigid Curtis who     died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur     this week –


Sat.     29 Aug           Frank Lagan, Emily Murray, Paddy Gormley


Sun. 30 Aug          Martin Coleman, Peter Scullion


                                Jackie     McClenaghan (MM 9.30am Castledawson)


Mon. 31 Aug         Vera Johnston, Rosie Goddard, Mary     Stranney, Annie McKee, Francie Gallagher, Marie McCarthy, Bridie O’Neill


Tues. 1 Sept         Annie Logue


Wed. 2 Sept         


Thurs. 3 Sept       Eamon Forbes


Fri. 4 Sept             Hugh Martin, Eddie Walls, Mary     Josephine McKeown, Cassie & Seamus McKay


Sat.     5 Sept            Winnie McGlade






CHURCH     COLLECTION Sunday 23     August


Magherafelt Envelopes – £1854, Loose Plate – £655;     Castledawson Envelopes – £296, Loose Plate – £116;


Total S. Orders £715




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


CONGRATULATIONS to     Fiona Mulholland & Connor Love who were married recently.


HOLY     FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL AND NURSERY UNIT will re-open Tuesday 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 Tuesday 1     September only; normal school hours for P2 – P7 from Wednesday 2 September;     see www.holyfamily-ps.org.uk     for full details.






Y2 – Y7 return     to school on Tuesday 1 September at     9.10am.  School start dates for     Y1 groups as per letter. 


I look forward     to working in partnership with home, parish & community and am blessed     to take over the leadership of such an excellent school.  Mrs Deirdre Graffin




ST.     VINCENT DE PAUL Annual Pilgrimage to Knock     Saturday 12 September; some seats     still available, for further details and to book contact 028 7930 0819


2 MILE SUNDAY STROLL around Magherafelt     on Sunday 13 September, registration 2pm, walk starts 3pm at Rainey Old     Boys RFC, £10 per adult, children go free, BBQ, games & music after the     walk; proceeds to ‘Events Against Suicide’; see posters & cycleagainstsuicide.com for more details.







PARISH CENTRE               Find     us on Facebook




SUNDAY BINGO     7.30pm,     doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish;     Jackpot £1450




EXPRESSIONS     BISTRO open Tues – Fri 9am – 3pm




ZUMBA     Tuesday 8pm


PILATES     Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm


PILOXING     Thursday     8pm


TAE KWON DO Friday     4pm – 6pm


SMITH     SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING classes recommence this Friday 6pm, new members welcome, contact Eugene Smith 028     7964 3304




Thursday     1 October, Friday 2 October, Saturday 3 October & Sunday 4 October; tickets     now on sale in the Parish Centre


PILATES     (with a little cardio) from Tues. 8 Sept. 7pm, 5 weeks £25,     contact Therese 028 7963 2142


CEILI     DANCING from Wed. 9 Sept.     8.15pm


ST.     JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB AGM Mon. 14 Sept.     7.30pm, new members welcome; bowls will recommence Thursday 17 September     7.30pm


PARENTS     & TODDLERS will recommence     Tues. 22 Sept. 9.15am – 11.15am; volunteers required, contact Colette 078 9993 5892 as     soon as possible.





O’DONOVAN     ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 6, 7, 13; £25 to Aidan McEvoy,     Claire O’Brien, Seamus Moore; Jackpot £7500


ST.     MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 12, 21, 22; £25 to Paul     McLaughlin, Colum Lavery; Jackpot £1200


O’NEILL ACADEMY OF IRISH DANCE in St Pius X College Wednesdays 6pm


NEWBRIDGE     CCE registration for music classes on Saturday 12 September     in Anahorish PS from 10am; for more details 077 6804 6530 or newbridge-cce.com