WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY: 18TH - 25TH JANUARY. The wearing of face coverings is strongly encouraged, including when seated. What will our legacy be? Magherafelt District Registrar Marriage Records. Two, including a Sinn Fin councillor, were killed by loyalist paramilitaries. Kieran O' Doherty (Priest in Residence) 157 Glen Road, Maghera, Co Derry BT46 5JN Archives. stalwart and benefactor whose The renovation of the church In the mid part of the 19th home is our present Parochial in1830 seems further proof century this Sean King may house, became a power in the of his success - building have been related to Matthew town politics of the 1920s and undertaken by Fr Hagarty. Monday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm - Open for Private prayer. Convery Maghera 16th November 2022 Peacefully John Joseph (Joe) R.I.P. 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The local workers included Johnny Grant, Joe OMeara, James Murphy, Eamon Murray, Dan Hillen, Paddy McVeigh, Richard Coyne, Derek Ward, Peter McKinney, Barney McAvoy, Billy McCormick, Joe Cunningham and Paschal McKibben. Parish of Maghera 50 year anniversary was published by goring_david on 2020-12-04. Statement from the Catholic Bishops from the North of Ireland below. the OPENING Michael Boyd 50th Anniversary Parish of MagheraIn 1966 the circular design of our churchcapable curate, who was revolutionary. would hear To mention only a few, he Mass in the vernacular. Fr Jim will bless all graves in the morning between 9.30am & 10am. reporting on the state of religion in the Pork and calico rose in the market and with parish of Kilcoo and Maghera which says: 50th Anniversary Parish of Maghera gridirons and needles and bodkins were Church 1 (in good order); meeting-house the battlements of Rome assailed. 0; convents and Popish chapels, 1 (in good Father Walsh publicly exposed the local order); Protestants, 345; Papists, 1,510. reformers who were making fanatical The Popish chapel referred to was that of attempts to buy over to Protestantism Bryansford or Ballyhafry old chapel, erected some of the poorer and more ignorant of the by the Rev Robert Taylor about 1760. HISTORY OF THE PARISHES This detailed history of our parish appeared in the Irish News as part of a series of feature pieces entitled Histories of The Parishes. In the town itself there is the Milltown Burn sometimes known as the Fallagloon or Sheskin Burn on up is a small river or burn that starts on the top of Glenshane Mountain and flows eastwards merging with the Altavaddyvacky Burn in Fallylea its second largest tributary flowing onwards into Glen and Maghera passing Glen Chapel the old Milltown Mill and through Cunningham's Industrial Estate before merging with the Black Burn the largest tributary. Moneymore Second Presbyterian Church. Photo 11 Over the years many changes have been introduced within the church including the lowering of the area around the main altar, the removal of the communion rails, the relocation of the tabernacle, as well as the removal of the baptismal font from the back of the church to the sanctuary area. Honestly, I have no clue! The original church of St Marys was not built in 1834 but it is recorded in the 1859 map as RC Chapel. Reflecting European Union employment in local food processing, 213 residents in 2011 did not have English as a first language.. and started negotiations Ferns, Co Wexford , daughter of That was in September 1847, with the Annesley Estate a wealthy wool merchant and By September 1853 money for ground for a graveyard born in 1894 . Recording Download . "At the heralding of a new year it is very sad that the local community has to deal with this terrible blow, especially when the child's mother Angela has just recently buried her father," he said. HELPLINE 079 2792 9923 DEATHS We extend our sympathy to the Heaney family circle on the death . Our Lady of The Assumption Church, Newcastle. Parents. Subscribe | | They opened in June 1966 and dedicated to Our Lady are detailed in the following pages and stand as of the Assumption. Paddy's wake will commence today (Sunday) at 3pm (Family time from 10pm) Funeral from his late residence, 3 Churchfield Road Ballycastle, on Tuesday 11am for 12 noon Requiem Mass in St Joseph's Church, Dunloy. Police urged any witnesses, drivers with dash-cam footage or anyone who saw the cars before the crash to phone officers on 101. a bishop and its first bishop and founder He says: That exceeding high mountain was the great St Donard who gives his which overhangs the sea that flows between name to the loftiest mountain of the noble Ireland and Britain is called Slanga. 1:8): celebrated, as the Apostles experience teaches us that celebrated it, in a humble it is prejudice, bigotry `Though we, or an angel room with an ordinary and misunderstanding, from heaven, preach a household table for an not clearly expressed gospel to you besides that altar with the usual table and clearly grasped which we have preached to appointments of a cup and differences, which have you, let him be anathema!' But, the Orange Hall now stands. Naturally, as we complete these transfers more churches will appear on this page. Submit Cancel. Mary Digging through the Letters Marys, We are on a warren had been a faithful companion, of Rev J R Moore, agent for now, but there are people nurse and friend to the Lord Annesley, gives us some here today who will see us Dowager for a lifetime. Priests. The building became a reality with the support of the parishioners whose generosity is still very much in evidence. Fire Station were built, across Its extensive garden purchased In the autumn of 1890 Fr E Bryansford Gardens, along by J H King, is the site of Watterson was in contact with the south side of Shimnavale, 10 our new church. Kilrea First Presbyterian Church. He MacMullan was appointed parish priest of died in 1771 and was succeeded by Rev Cormac Kilmegan. Baptisms Marriages Burials Where? During the ceremony a metal tube, containing relics of the saints, current coins and medals and a parchment bearing the names of the reigning Pope Paul VI, Bishop Philbin, and the parish priest at the time, the Rev J McConville. Daniel ODoran, heretofore Parish the resignation of Henry McCressulane. priest of the Ards, he departed this life the There is a long blank until 1704 when Patrick 17th of June 1785 aged 50 years. Tommy, Just wondering what is it. In it, Fred says that the the Dundrum Road. Copyright 2021 MCN SOUND AND SECURITY LTD. All rights reserved. John August 26th 1854 the Down Donard Lodge and a Catholic was a relative of Tom Fagen, Recorder reported Fr Hanna church would, to say the least, a famous former resident of saying that 700 and more had be unsuitable in that location. 087 234 9816. However, if you need to check out quite a few, then these costs can quickly mount up! As a result of the Plantation of Ulster and of the Rebellion of 1641 which drove out many of the first English families, Maghera and district attracted Scottish settlers. Alas it was not to be, but that be provided for a playground Around 1910 when the French explains why the building faces and a teachers residence, and ship Cannonbere went aground west towards Main Street and maybe a residence for a curate. . 50th Anniversary Parish of Maghera in Dundrum Bay the crew were not east towards the Downs accommodated in Greenmount Road. of the famous Percy French, Cottage which was next door, land for a new parochial was succeeded eventually became the property of Mr house. Noel Watson, St Josephs College of Education, was the chanter; he later became a curate in The new Cathedral, planned by Cardinal John our parish. What Jesus Christ was yesterday, and is today, He remains forever. This was one of the The basis for this was that such construction first churches built in this way in Ireland. The Largantogher named after the townland it mainly flows through is a minor burn a very small stream which mostly flows under Maghera in storm drains it emerges briefly in places but is mostly flows and mainly seen in the Largantogher Plantin (Largantogher Walkway) it winds its way through the wooded area a small tributary stream flowing from an old storm drain which can be seen from the path below Meeting House before opening up into fields flowing for about half a mile before flowing into its last culvert then into the Milltown Burn via a Penstock Gate. Search By Date From. Fr Campbells team Fr Charles ONeill PP (1955-63), a visionary of parishioners have parish priest, embraced the new changes fond memories of the enthusiastically. Hello there I am trying to trace my great grand fathers family his name is Michael Bradley he was born around 1901/2 he was brought up in maghera and his dad had two families great grand da was from first marriage his mum died. BT51 5QL. The existing Church of St Mary Ireland at the time and it attracted visitors on Newcastles Main Street was no longer from across the country and beyond. Message us through the Facebook group to discuss this (although if your ancestors are pre-1800, it is very unlikely that records exist to help). In Canterbury, an eleventh century archbishop Lanfranc, proclaimed the feat as the greatest feast of our Lady. His minister, John Glendy, was forced into American exile.. to find in herself, around the Word of God and the celebration active and alive, the Holy spirit, the Word of of the sacraments, especially the liturgy of the Christ and to probe more deeply still the mystery, Eucharist. in 1845, was no longer suitable for an expanding congregation. The Council met from 1962 to 1965 Ironically, while people often assume and was essentially a root-and-branch that this was a directive of the Council review of life and mission of the Church. Maghera (/ m h r , m k r / MA-h-RAH, MAK--RAH; from Irish: Machaire Rtha, meaning 'plain of the ringfort') is a small town at the foot of the Glenshane Pass in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.Its population was 4,220 in the 2011 Census, increasing from 3,711 in the 2001 Census. The Main Bridges which span the burn overall are. This predecessor of Rev D McWilliams, the present was about the time of the Bread and Butter pastor, carried out many improvements in the Reformation. the donors late husband, I will leave it to you, My who had sought in vain It is to that spiritual Lord, and to the parish for a satisfactory site structure of the faith, priest, to do full justice at the request of the late 'built upon the foundation to the architects who Dr Mageean, said to her: of the Apostles and the conceived this striking prophets, Jesus Christ plan, to the artists 'What a beautiful site himself being the who designed the novel for a church this cornerstone,' as we read in textures and thoughtful garden would be!' , From what was possibly a low of 879 in 1910 Maghera population has risen in the course of a century to a census figure in 2011 of 4,220. , Maghera railway station opened on 18 December 1880, shut for passenger traffic on 28 August 1950 and shut altogether on 1 October 1959.. Sadly missed by all his family and good friends. Beloved husband of the late Kathleen and much loved father of Geraldine, Teresa, Bernie, Phil, Mal, Kevin and Declan and devoted brother of the late John Joe, Packie, Margaret, Brigid, Teresa, Maria and Philomena. Michael g McKenna (19) was driving a red Audi which was in a collision with a grey Audi shortly after 2.30am on Moneysharvan Road between Maghera and Swatragh. Its pages and photographs manifest the life-giving link between Christian 4 faith and human effort as the bond that shapes, Bishop Noel Treanor Dearly beloved husband of Jasmine and much loved father of Stephen, Donny and Colin. Magherafelt District Registrar Marriage Records. When preached and collected 35. Photo 1 Construction of the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption construction was prompted by a number of the of factors the rapid growth of Newcastles population, the church impact of the Second Vatican Council in Rome and the drive Tom Walsh for a more active co-operation of the laity in the sacred liturgy. Parishioners who recall the opening will now reflect on the happy and sad occasions which touched their lives in the past 50 years: the baptisms, first confessions, first communions, confirmations, ordinations, weddings and funerals. To request for Baptism / Confirmation / Marriage Certificates: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. A huge crane lowers the original cross onto the glass lantern of the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption. The parish comprises, according to the Ordnance survey, 24,791 statute acres, of which 22,056 are applotted under the tithe act, and valued at 10,650 per annum. St. Patrick's Chapel, Glen, Maghera. In the interim the back wall was covered in drapes and held a large crucifix. Tobermore Presbyterian Church. What's new?| | 10 November, 2017 01:00. people. But never has and Orthodox. The Larne Times & Weekly Telegraph covered the town of Maghera in an interesting and wonderfully detailed article featured in their 8 th November 1913 edition. The party's Mid Ulster MP Francie Molloy said there was "shock and sadness in the community" following the death. consigning to oblivion the inimitable gift of enmity of centuries. BULLETIN 15TH JANUARY 2023. Only those invited by the family should attend the Requiem Mass. 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Photos page 1, 86 and 87 reproduced with kind permission from Stiofan OConnor Bowing to wishes that But whatever the future I cannot refuse, I am holds for the Parish of So it is in accordance permitted only to say Maghera, to give it its with our ancient faith that this site was once old name, it will always that we dedicate this a beautiful garden, be thrice blessed if the beautiful shrine to God in indeed on of the loveliest parishioners continue to honour of the Assumption gardens of a district emulate the ardent faith of the maiden whom he that abounds in lovely and noble generosity that chose to be Mother of gardens; and that one day made this church possible. in the Registry of Primate Swayne which refers (AD 1438) to Donal O Laghan being Over his tomb a tablet was inserted into appointed to the parish church of St Donard the wall, inscribed: Here lieth the body of of Rath, in the diocese of Down, vacant by the Revd.