PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Mgr. O’Byrne 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 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
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,
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.
NEW ROW PRIMARY SCHOOL
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
‘THE VICAR OF DERRAMORE’
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