Bulletin: 29th July 2018

Deaths and Anniversaries
Please remember in your prayers
Eugene Kelly, John O’Connor, Hugh O’Neill, Thomas McGuckin,
Annie Bridget McBride, Eddie Higgins, Mickey Donnelly,
Rose Donnelly, Frank O’Hagan, Tommy McGirr
whose anniversaries occur at this time.

Daily Masses
Coolcalm: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 10 am
Keenaught: Monday at 10 am
First Sunday of the month in Coolcalm.
Third Sunday of the month in Keenaught

Sunday Collection: Last week’s Collection amounted to £1783.30. Thank you.

Sponsored cycle: Danny McStravock would once again like to thank everyone for your support for my recent Sponsored cycle. The generosity of people once again was fantastic and with that sort of support even the biggest challenges don’t seem as daunting. ‘On Wednesday last I presented a cheque for £2562 to Emily Ferson of the Children’s Hospice. And that money will make a great difference to the work of the Hospice. Thank You All.’

PRO-LIFE TALKS; ‘Dispelling the darkness, spreading the light of truth and keeping abortion out of Northern Ireland.’ Tuesday 31st July at 7.30pm in the Carmelite Retreat Centre, Termonbacca, Derry City and Thursday 2nd August at 7.30pm in Walsh’s Hotel, Maghera. Speakers include: Fr. Shenan Boquet (USA), President of Human Life International, Patrick McCrystal, HLI Ireland and others. Bring your friends! For more information, tel. 00353 85 8608835.

Questions about Dementia – visit the Alzheimer’s Society Roadshow on Friday 3rd August in Lidl, Magherafelt from 10 am to 4 pm.

Sarsfield Accordion Band: Band practice continues for all members, old and new, every Thursday 7.30 to 9.00 pm.

St Mary’s Parochial Hall, Desertmartin
Dancing in the parish hall on the second Friday of every month
Monthly Tea Dance-Friday 10th August: Dancing from 9 pm to 12 midnight.
Music by Liam McLaughlin.
Adm: £5 inc light supper.
Upcoming Tea Dance: Friday 31st August. Music by Michael Mawhinney.

September: Sewing classes with tutor Rosemary McGrath, commencing on Friday 7th September: 7 pm to 9 pm, block of 5 weeks, £20 payable on first class. To register, contact Olive on 078 8761 4094.
Country Music Concert – Sunday 23rd September.
November: Christmas Craft Fair – Sunday 11th November. Contact Ashlinn on 078 0235 2009 to book a table. £20 per table or £30 for 2 tables.
Talent Showcase – Saturday 24th November: showcase your talent on the local stage, phone/text Michael on 077 9556 3365 to enter.

St. Martin’s GAC – News
Lotto numbers 2 11 16 17

£50 winner: Kevin Monaghan, Iniscarn Rd. ~ Jackpot £3000

Reserve & Senior League: Desertmartin V Faughanvale Sunday 29th at 1 pm & 2.30 pm

U16 Boys League: Castledawson V Desertmartin Thursday 2nd August at
7.30 pm

The club will be hosting a Junior Lip-Sync / Talent Show later in the year. This event is open to anyone under the age of eighteen. For further information please contact Pamela O’Kane on 077 7608 3693.

The club will be promoting a fundraising programme in September called the Biggest Loser. For further details, please contact Brona Connery on 078 3355 4316.

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