Bulletin of 17 Apr 16

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Mgr. O’Byrne                                                   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 6 B. Morgan, A. Doyle, C. Devlin

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON

Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm

Altar Society Apr. Group 1 M. Wilson, M. Robinson

ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (May – Sept.) 7.30pm

24 Apr.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          P. Deehan         T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley

Sun. 8.00am         F. Gallagher      M. Duncan, B. McLarnon

Sun. 10.30am       J. O’Brien          Eddie Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                        M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        N. O’Connor      W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                        Emer Bradley

C’dawson 9.30am Betty Foster     C. McKenna, S. McGuckin

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Brian McDonnell, Mary Bradley Winifred Walls (England) and Marie McGuckin (Maghera) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 16 Apr.         Mary Fisher, Rose O’Neill, Hugh Doyle, Sarah O’Donnell, Jack McKeever, James Malone

Sun. 17 Apr.        Frank Loane, Catherine Larkin, Jeannie O’Hagan, Michael Masterson Jr, Frank Masterson, Tommy Doherty,

                              John McCorry (1st Av 10.30am Magherafelt)

Mon. 18 Apr.        Tommy McCusker, Susan Doherty, John Hatton Jr

Tues. 19 Apr.       Sarah McRory, Jean Doyle, Patrick O’Hagan

Wed. 20 Apr.       Mickey Trainor, Sarah McCormack

Thur. 21 Apr.       Tommy Joe Johnston, Kathleen Agnes Murray,

                              Ann Killeen

Fri. 22 Apr.           Eileen Kealey, John Hughes, Jim O’Neill, John Young, Mary Campbell,

                              Mary Bradley (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Sat. 23 Apr.         James McCarron, Charles McKeever, Eamon Gilmore

 

CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 10 April –

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2004, Loose Plate - £804; Castledawson Envelopes - £315, Loose Plate - £129;

TROCAIRE COLLECTION - £12,660

SPECIAL COLLECTION FOR THE PEOPLE OF UKRAINE - Pope Francis has asked that all Parishes in Europe hold a special collection for the suffering people of Ukraine.  This collection will take place next Sunday 24 April after Communion at all Masses.

NEW PARISH ENVELOPES please contact the Parish Office if you have not received your box.  You may wish to consider setting up payments by Standing Order.  The Parish can also benefit if you complete a ‘Gift Aid Form’.

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Nina Rose Moore who was baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Catherine McQuillan & Donnan Cleary who were married recently.

PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO THE MASS ROCK IN GLENSHANE FOREST Sunday 12 June with Mass 1pm

 

Deacon Damien Quigley will be ordained by Archbishop Eamon Martin on Sunday 26 June at 3pm in his Parish church of Dundalk.  As a consequence of this, Graveyard Sunday will be at 12noon in St. John’s Milltown; there will be no Mass at 12noon in Magherafelt on that day.

OUR LADY OF LOURDES PILGRIMAGE SOCIETY - 46th Annual Pilgrimage to Lourdes, 11 – 16 July, from Belfast International, staying at Hotel Agena; contact Kathleen McCann 028 7963 2205 / 077 1970 1925.

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES Pastoral Centre Maghera – contact 028 7964 2983, or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Quinn’s Corner Dungannon – contact 028 3833 4781; www.courses.accord.ie

 

PARISH CENTRE              Find us on Facebook

SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £1200 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1

 

We would like to hear from anyone interested in volunteering for a number of our upcoming functions in May & June, please contact Pat on 028 7963 1726 / 078 7252 5938.

 

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO open Tues – Fri 9am – 3pm

SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

PARENTS & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15am – 11.15am

WHIST Tuesday 2pm, new players most welcome

PILATES –Tuesday 7pm

ZUMBA - Tuesday 8.30pm

KNITTING GROUP – Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm

PILATES - Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

PILOXING – Thursday 8pm

TAE KWON DO – Thursday 4pm – 6pm, contact Leo 078 9119 1494 for more information

YOGA commences Friday 29 April 10am

SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING – Friday from 6pm

ST. JOHN’S OPEN FEIS continues today from 9am

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

 

BIG BREAKFAST as part of Parkinson’s Awareness Week, Thursday 21 April 10am - 1pm

CHARITY COFFEE AFTERNOON Friday 22 April 3pm – 5pm

BASIC PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID Saturday 23 April 10am – 5pm, £45, for details contact 028 9267 8200

 

OLD TIME & SEQUENCE DANCE Friday 29 April 8pm – 11.30pm; music by Liam McLaughlin; admission £4, supper included; proceeds in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 3, 7, 22; £25 to Dan Deehan, Noeleen Devlin, J. B. McKenna; Jackpot £1450

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 10, 18, 20; £25 to Clem McMullan, Owen Gribbin; Jackpot £1500