Bulletin of 20 Mar 16

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 2 M. McMahon, M. Gates

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON

Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm

Altar Society Mar. Group 5 Betty Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster

27 Mar.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          F. Young           T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley

Sun. 8.00am         Sr. Margaret      M. Duncan, B. McLarnon

Sun. 10.30am       P. O’Kane          R. Tohill, J. Clayton, R. Clayton

Sun. 12 noon        E. McKee          W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                        Emer Bradley

C’dawson 9.30am A. Brown          F. J. O’Kane, L. Brown

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for all who have died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –

Sat. 19 Mar.         Jody Graham, Teresa McNally, Mary Doyle, Anthony Stuart

Sun. 20 Mar.        Anne Connolly, Dominic Gallagher, Ann Atchison, Joe Walls, Alice Scott, Katie Craig, Sarah Young, Brian Higgins

Mon. 21 Mar.       Arthur McNally, Jane Hughes

Tues. 22 Mar.      Bridget Conway, John Hughes, Michael O’Hagan

Wed. 23 Mar.       Edward Gribbin, Paddy Duffy, Charles McCrory

Thur. 24 Mar.       Sara McKee, Jamie McLaughlin, Charlie Rafferty, Seamus O’Loane

Fri. 25 Mar.          Francis (Sonny) McKee, David Boorman, Leo McKeown, Maria Dillon

Sat. 26 Mar.         Kathleen Higgins, Eddie Quinn, Jim Joe Gallagher, Madeline O’Connell

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Jay Mark Ferris, Carol Ferris and Erin Keenan who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Colm Higgins & Carly Todd who were married recently.

 

CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 13 March –

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1876, Loose Plate - £784; Castledawson Envelopes - £341, Loose Plate - £114;

Total S. Orders £715

HOLY WEEK CEREMONIES

WEEKDAY MASSES

Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt

Monday – Wednesday 7.30am & 11am

Monday & Wednesday 7.30pm

No Mass on Tuesday in St. Patrick’s Castledawson due to Parish Penitential Service

HOLY THURSDAY

Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt

Mass of the Lord’s Supper 5pm (Children’s Mass) & 7.30pm; Altar of Repose until 11.30pm ending with prayers at 11.15pm

St. Patrick’s Castledawson

Mass of the Lord’s Supper 5pm

We will have washing of the feet at all Masses.

 

GOOD FRIDAY

Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt

Stations of the Cross 3pm

Celebration of the Passion 7.30pm

St. Patrick’s Castledawson Stations of the Cross 3pm

Veneration of the Cross at the end of all these ceremonies

Collection for the Holy Land on Good Friday

 

HOLY SATURDAY / EASTER SUNDAY

Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt

Easter Vigil 9pm; Easter Sunday 8am, 10.30am, 12noon

St. Patrick’s Castledawson Easter Sunday 9.30am

SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION IN HOLY WEEK

Penitential Service - Tuesday 7.30pm in Magherafelt

Palm Sunday - after 9.30am Mass in Castledawson

Monday - after 11am & 7.30pm Mass in Magherafelt

Tuesday - after 11am Mass in Magherafelt

Wednesday - after 11am & 7.30pm Mass in Magherafelt

Please note that there will be no more Confessions after Wednesday until after Easter Sunday.

 

PARISH CENTRE              Find us on Facebook

SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £1000 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1

 

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO open Tues. – Fri. 9am - 3pm

SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB - Monday 7.30pm

PARENTS & TODDLERS recommences Tuesday 5 April 9.15am – 11.15am

WHIST Tuesday 2pm, new players most welcome

PILATES – Tuesday 7pm

ZUMBA - Tuesday 8.30pm – 9.30pm

KNITTING GROUP – Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm

PILATES - Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB – no session Thursday

PILOXING – no session this week

TAE KWON DO - Friday 4pm – 6pm

SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING – Friday 6pm

ST. PATRICK’S SNOOKER CLUB Sun–Fri. from 7pm

COFFEE MORNING in the Parish Centre Bistro Saturday 26 March 9.30am – 2pm; proceeds to Safara

 

NEW PARISH ENVELOPES are now available for distributers to collect in the Parish Office or by arrangement (please contact the Parish Office or Fr. Gates); thank you for your time and effort.

 

HOLY FAMILY LAY ASSOCIATES meeting in Convent House Monday 21 March 7.30pm

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 9, 11, 12, 20; £25 to Tony O’Hagan, Patsy Devlin, Joe Cassidy; Jackpot £1250

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 20, 21, 24; £25 to Anne O’Kane, Niall McNicholl; Jackpot £1100

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