Deaths and Anniversaries
Please remember in your prayers
Patrick Breen, Hugh Bradley
who died recently
Anna O’Hagan, John Shaw, Minnie Shaw, Francis Shaw, Seamus Donnelly, Harry Walls, Jim Walls, Nellie Donnelly, Teresa Kelly, Patricia Higgins, John McGovern, Frank Loane
whose anniversaries occur at this time.
Keenaught: Vigil 6.30 pm; 11.30 am
Coolcalm: 10 am
Coolcalm: Wednesday and Friday at 10 am
Keenaught: Monday at 10 am
Draperstown Daily Mass Times
Holy Rosary: Monday at 10 am and 7.30 pm; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 7am and 10am; Friday at 10 am
St Columba’s Straw: Friday at 7.30 pm
St Eugene’s Moneyneena: Wednesday at 7.30 pm
St Colm’s High School: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 8.40 am
Sick Visitation: Fr. Dermot will visit the sick and the housebound of the parish this week on Thursday 11th and Friday 12th April after morning Mass.
Next Sunday is Palm Sunday – Palms will be blessed at all Masses.
Sunday Collection: Last week’s Collection amounted to £1379.60. Thank You.
Friends of Knocknagin Upcoming event:
Friday 14th June – Family Fun Evening & BBQ: 6.00pm – 8.00pm – Knocknagin PS Garden
St Mary’s Parochial Hall, Desertmartin
Dancing in the parish hall on the second Friday of every month
Friday 12th April
Music: Sweet Dreams
Dancing from 9 pm – 12 midnight
Adm. £5 includes light supper
Thanks to all who continual support this fundraiser
Advice NI: Next clinic on Friday 12th April from 1 pm-4 pm. For appointment contact Out Reach Officer Micheal on 028 9244 8738
Sewing class: Next sewing class is Friday 26th April beginners welcome. Please contact Olive on 078 8761 4094 or Philomena on 078 6638 1473
Crochet class: continue on Thursday night 7 – 9pm with tutor Mary.
Fundraiser: Next bag lift of unwanted items of clothing, shoes etc. will be collected 13th April. Any bags before that date can be left at the hall.
Bingo session: on Wednesday 24th April at 8pm.
Desertmartin PTAA: Many People Abstain from Alcohol during Lent. Anybody who wishes to take the Temporary Pledge for the Duration of Lent, please enrol with Madonna Devlin 028 796 32769 or Kathleen Walls 028 796 31094.
Kilcronaghan Activity Centre: TEL: 028 796 27826 to book any of the above.
INTERESTED IN ATTENDING A FREE set of classes to learn a new skill … Come along on Monday 8th April at 10.45 am to find out more.
Easter Floral Art, with Margaret Johnston, Wednesday 17th April, 10 am.
Gardening Classes with Margaret Johnston, Monday 13th May, 10 am – 12 noon
Are you free to volunteer a few hours a week to carry out small DIY/gardening jobs? Contact the Centre for more details.
St Pius X College, Magherafelt: Sixth Form Information Day is on Thursday 11th April from 2 pm to 4 pm. All prospective pupils and their parent/guardian(s) are most welcome to attend. J
Desertmartin Credit Union: We have a special Junior Membership Easter Promotion on at present, which will end on 19th April, to encourage new Junior members to join. If you are a pupil at either Cullion or Knocknagin Primary Schools and have not yet joined our Credit Union, we will give each new member a start-off payment of £10. This is a great opportunity to get saving with us through the schools.
Showbands Of The Northwest Exibition: Will take place in Aras Cholmcille Heritage Centre (Formally The Wee Nuns School situated in the grounds of the Long Tower Church, Derry) From 1st April – 27th April 2019 Opening Times 10am–4pm Monday To Friday. The exhibition will feature photographs and memorabilia from the Showband era of the 1950s 60s & 70s. This will be a great opportunity for young and not so young to reminisce on this great part of our social history. Entry is free, however any donations are appreciated as Aras Cholmcille Heritage Centre is managed by a group of dedicated volunteers, who believe in preserving this great historic building.
Celebrating and Praying the third anniversary of Sr Clare Crockett: Sunday 14th April, Carmelite Monastery, Termonbacca, Derry: 5 pm – a showing of the Extended Edition of the film of Sr Clare’s life, “All or Nothing.” Mass at 7pm. Music led by C.O.R. Refreshments provided by generous donation of Cursillo. Everyone welcome.
Palm Sunday Retreat at St Anthony’s Retreat Centre. “By His wounds we are healed” Isaiah 53:5. Sunday 14th April, 11 am – 4 pm. Prayer Ministry, story Meditation and Mass. Lunch included. Suggested Donation €20. Places are limited, please call to book- 00 353 749384866.
Annual Pony Drive will take place this year on Sunday 4th August.
Sarsfield Acc Band: Band Practice every Thursday 7.30 – 9 pm. Everyone welcome.
St. Martin’s GAC – News
Kevin Murphy Memorial Quiz: will take place in the Gaelic Centre on Friday 12th April at 8 pm.
Admission £5 per person. This is a table quiz in memory of Kevin and the great work he did for the club over the years.
Big Breakfast: The club are holding a Big Breakfast in the Gaelic Centre on Sunday 14th April from 9 am to 1 pm. This is a popular event and an important fundraiser so we ask everyone to give it your full support.