PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Gates 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 5 M. Campbell, A. McCrystal, C. McKay
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
Altar Society Sept. Group 2 V. Collins, P. Gallagher, L. Gallagher
ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (Apr. – Oct.) 7.30pm
7 SEPT. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm: F. Young C. McNamee, P. Quinn, P. McKee
Sun. 8.00am: Sr. Margaret N. Kerr, C. Monaghan
Sun. 10.30am: J. Duggan R. Tohill, J. Lynch, D. Bradley
Sun. 12 noon: J. Clayton K. Donnelly, L. O’Neill, A. McAllister
C’dawson 9.30am B. Foster B. Gregg, E. Gallagher
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Roberta (Bertie) McErlain, Rhoda Kearney, Pat Kilpatrick, Lily Monaghan, Mary Russell and Thomas Quinn who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week:
Sat. 30 Aug. Eugene Doole (MM 7pm Lavey)
Sun. 31 Aug. James Ewing, Mary Stranney, Anne McKee, Rosie Goddard, Bridie O’Neill, Marie McCarthy
Mon. 1 Sept. Annie Logue
Tues. 2 Sept.
Wed. 3 Sept. Eileen McGurk, Eamon Forbes (1st Av)
Thurs. 4 Sept. Cassie & Seamus McKay, Edward Walls
Fri. 5 Sept. Winnie McGlade,
Michael Curtis (MM Milltown 7.30pm)
Frank O’Hagan (MM Desertmartin 7.30pm)
Sat. 6 Sept. Patrick Mallon, Fr. Andrew McNally, John Barr
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 24 August
Magherafelt Envelopes – £2101, Loose Plate – £749
Castledawson Envelopes – £340, Loose Plate – £91
Total S. Orders £715
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Logan Alexander James Talbot who was baptised recently.
CONGRATULATIONS to Karen Goddard & Joseph Shannon and Marty McKee & Lisa Hillick who were married recently
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.
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’.
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.
NEW ROW PRIMARY SCHOOL Welcome all pupils back to school on Monday 1 September at 9.10am. All P1 pupils will go home at 1pm every day during the month of September; all other pupils P2 – P7 will go home at 2pm on Monday 1 September only; normal school hours will resume on Tuesday 2 September for all P2 – P7 pupils.
VOCATIONS EVENING in The Servite Priory Benburb Mon. 8 Sept. 5.30pm – 8pm, contact Fr. Peter McAnenly 028 3752 2802 or email email@example.com.
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL Annual Pilgrimage to Knock Sat. 13 Sept; if interested please contact 028 7930 0819 / 075 0854 9585.
Coffee Shop Tuesday – Friday 9.30am – 3pm
SUNDAY TEA CLUB starts again Sun. 14 Sept.
ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB AGM Mon. 15 Sept.
PARENTS & TODDLERS GROUP resumes Tues. 16 Sept. 9.15am – 11.15am; volunteers required contact Colette 078 9993 5892 or Sarah 028 7930 1083.
PILATES 5 week course commences Tuesday 2 September 7pm, contact Therese 028 7963 2142
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.
PILOXING Thursday 8.30pm – 9.30pm
TAE KWON DO Friday 3.30pm – 5.30pm
SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING classes resume Fri. 5 Sept. 6pm, new beginners welcome, contact Eugene Smith 028 7964 3304.
COFFEE MORNING in aid of orphanages in Thailand in the Parish Centre Saturday 13 September 10am – 3pm, Arts & Crafts for all ages with Thai Arts NI.
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto 5, 7, 16, 21; £25 to Jean Spiers, Philip Doyle, Raymond Monaghan; Jackpot £3000; Family Fun Day today 12 noon – 5.30pm; everyone welcome; Irish Dance Classes resume Wed.3 Sept. 6.30pm, new members welcome.
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C: Lotto 1, 11, 16, 21; £25 to Fionnuala Bradley, Paul Gribbin; Jackpot £2800; McNicholl School of Irish Dancing classes resume Mon. 8 Sept. 6.30pm, newcomers welcome.
SPIRES CC ANNUAL CHARITY CYCLE in aid of Cancer Fund for Children Sun. 7 Sept. from the Parish Centre; sign on from 8.30am, cost £12, refreshments in Parish Centre after the cycle, all welcome.
NEWBRIDGE CCE registration for Music classes on Saturday 6 September in The Elk from 10am; www.newbridge-cce.com for more information.