Twentieth Sunday In Ordinary Time 14th August 2022
Anniversary & Month’s Mind Masses
Mass will be offered for the following people on the occasion of an Anniversary or Month’s Mind. We remember them, their families and loved ones in our prayers.
Monday 15th August 7.30pm William McShane
Thursday 18th August 7.30pm Catherine Early & Elizabeth Doherty
Saturday 20th August 6.00pm Damian Owens
Rest In Peace: We extend our sincere sympathy to the family and friends of; Rita O’Donnell- Southway
Baptisms: We welcome into the family of God; Cahan Harkin & Jake Rodgers
Baptisms: Please contact the Parish Office for dates.
LAST WEEK’S ENVELOPE COLLECTION AMOUNTED TO £2318.00
LAST WEEK’S RENOVATION COLLECTION AMOUNTED TO £591.00
Parish Office: You can contact the Parish Office by Phone on 028-71262301 or via email email@example.com.
Visitation of the Sick. For urgent sick calls please contact the parish office on 028-71262301 or 02871262894.
Monday 15th August: The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
The Assumption of Mary honours the fullness of blessedness that was her destiny, the glorification of her immaculate soul and virginal body that completely conformed her to the risen Christ.
This is a celebration that offers to the Church and all humanity an exemplar and a consoling message, teaching us the fulfilment of our highest hopes.
It is a Holy Day of Obligation and Masses are at the following times: Holyday Masses: Monday 15th August: 10.00am & 7.30pm in St Columba’s Church, Long Tower.
Mass at the Grotto –Monday 15th August at 6.00pm. Everyone is invited to join the local community and Fr. Baker at the Annual Mass in Our Lady’s Grotto, Lecky Road. A collection will be taken up after Mass for the upkeep of the grotto.
“Happy the people the Lord has chosen as his own” (Psalm 32). For those called to spread the Good News of God’s undying love for His people, we pray to the Lord. Anyone interested in diocesan priesthood is invited to attend a weekend “Come & See” retreat from 26th -28th August. For information and booking please contact the diocesan Vocations Director, Fr Pat O’Hagan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Derry Diocesan Trust Job Opportunities
Pastoral Youth Ministry Co-Ordinator: 35 hours per week,
Location: Steelstown Parish, Derry. Closing Date: 4.30pm on 23.08.2022.
Grounds and Maintenance Person: 25 hours per month/ Seasonal Contract-
April to October. Location: St Patrick’s Church, Claudy Parish, Co Derry,
Closing Date: 4.30pm on 23.08.2022
For a job description and application form please:
Write: Personnel, Derry Diocesan Office,
St Eugene’s Cathedral, Francis Street, Derry, BT48 9AP
Email:email@example.com, Telephone: 028 7126 2302.
Derry Diocesan Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We welcome applications from all men and women and from members of all communities.
Accord Catholic Marriage Care Service seeking Marriage Preparation Programme Facilitators: Accord Catholic Marriage Care Service is currently recruiting volunteers to train as marriage preparation programme facilitators. Accord is seeking registration of interest from those who have a positive attitude towards marriage in the Catholic Church and the enthusiasm to be part of a team supporting couples who are preparing for the Sacrament of Marriage. Successful applicants will receive professional training and will be part of a team delivering marriage preparation programmes locally in accordance with best practice. Contact Deirdre 07980898399 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The closing date for receipt of registration of interest forms to be included in Selections for this year is Wednesday 31st August 2022. Registration of Interest form and additional information about becoming a facilitator is available on www.accordni.com
Save the Date – Derry Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine: Saturday 24th September 2022, led by Bishop Donal McKeown. Stations of the Cross at 2:00pm followed by Mass at 3:00pm with Sacrament of the Sick. Buses will travel from a variety of pick up points. For further information please contact Fr Patrick Lagan at St Eugene’s Cathedral on 028 7126 2894 or email the parish office at email@example.com.
World Youth Day Pilgrimage – Lisbon 2023; The Diocese of Derry is inviting any young person who is over 18 or will be 18 by July 2023 to join us on Pilgrimage to Lisbon for World Youth Day. World Youth Day (WYD) is the gathering of young people from all over the world with the Pope. This pilgrimage will take place in August 2023. For now, we are taking expression of interest until we have more information on dates, times and prices. We have limited space so signing up is essential. You can register your interest on the derrydiocese.org website or on the @derryyouth Facebook page. If you have any questions regarding this pilgrimage, please email Lizzie Rea, Youth Coordinator at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To celebrate the 30th Féile please note the following events for Older People: Places available- Monday 15th August 7pm Venue: Pilots Row Free Admission Brandy Balls Snooker Competition Final – book your place in our local snooker competition, heats organised for the previous week, places limited contact Denise for further information on 02871365330. Tuesday August 16th – Older People’s Bus Run £10 per place For a trip down memory lane to Buncrana finishing with a meal at Inishowen Gateway Hotel For Gasyard: Contact Denise 02871365330 to book a place/Assemble for Bus at Gasyard at 11.45am For OLT: Contact Sharon on 028 71 373870 to book/ Assemble for Bus at OLT at 11.45am. Wednesday August 17th – Big Community Bingo at Bishop’s Field Sports Hall, Central Drive 7pm Come and try your luck at the big bingo gathering beginning at 7pm /Tea and Coffee will be served. £5.00 per book and tickets are available on the door or at Old Library Trust, Central Drive. Friday 19th August Venue: Ryan Mc Bride – Brandywell Stadium 12 Noon, Admission Free Bogside & Brandywell Health Forum – Danderball Competition – Women V Men –Organised in partnership with DCSDC Mc Millan ‘Move More’ programme, come along and support your team / light refreshments provided, for further information contact Denise on 02871365330. Sunday August 21st – Dementia Friendly Dance at City Hotel £5.00. Buffet and dancing to Midnight Entry at 7pm. Contact OLT – Sharon at reception on 028 71 373870 for a ticket. Call in to pay & collect ticket.
Foyle Hospice Volunteer Minibus Drivers Needed; This role will involve transporting patients to and from their homes to our Day Hospice. We are looking for someone who has a friendly and compassionate nature and can spare a few hours each week. The role will also require you to hold Category D1 on your driving licence and an Enhanced Access NI Check will be necessary. If you think this is something which interest you or would like more information, please get in touch with Rachael Osbourne, Volunteer Co-Ordinator, (028) 71351010 or email email@example.com.
Concern Worldwide Bookshop in Ferryquay Street is looking for volunteers. If you have some spare time and have a keen interest in books, please get in touch. To find out more information call to the shop for a volunteer application form, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Benburb Priory will host a day conference on ‘The Meaning Crisis, Modernity, and the Christian Way’: A Benburb Priory Conference, (rise in suicides, depression, and more) and the Christian way, today, on Friday 2 September. The conference will feature leading Christian thinkers, including Paul Kingsnorth, Paul Vander Klay, and Fr Calvin Robinson. Tickets are available at Benburbpriory.com. Cost: £34.99. All are welcome.
The Iosas Centre Cafe in Muff (adjacent to White Oaks) Sunday Carvery, serving meals from 12.30pm-3.00pm. Delicious starters, mains and desserts, using our own organic vegetables. Booking is recommended and take away is available. (1 course €12.50/2 courses €15.50/3 courses €19.50). Tel:- 0749384866. Why not finish your afternoon with a walk in our beautiful Celtic Prayer Garden.
Radio Maria Ireland is an Irish-run Catholic Talk-Radio Station. Prayer, Catechesis, Uplifting music, Talks, Interviews and Testimonies – Listen via TV on Saorview – Channel 210 and Freeview – Channel 826; Download our FREE APP – “Radio Maria Ireland”, streaming on www.radiomaria.ie or via PHONE – get live radio feed by telephoning +353 (0) 1 437 3277 (no extra charges apply). Please join our growing faith family.
Webcams Around the country, some parish churches and cathedrals have installed webcams for the broadcast of Mass and these can be accessed on the following websites; https://www.churchmedia.tv/ https://www.mcnmedia.tv/cameras// https://www.parishwebsites.ie