Bulletin of 24 Apr 16

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. McAnerney                                                 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 1 B. McCusker, R. Walls, M. McSwiggan

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

1 MAY                   READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          J. McCormack  M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill

Sun. 8.00am         Sr. Caitriona      A. McQuillan, R. McLaughlin

Sun. 10.30am       C. Purvis           C. Shields, J. Lynch, N. Walls

Sun. 12 noon        L. McNally         B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9.30am C. Bell               B. O’Kane, P. McKeever

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Fr. Patrick McVeigh (Ballymena), Eamon Devlin (Cookstown) and Winifred Walls (England) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

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

Sun. 24 Apr.        Mary Murray, Colm Madden

Mon. 25 Apr.        Terence Devlin, Frank Donnelly, Mary (Mollie) Gilmore,

                              Sean Agnew (1st Av. 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 26 Apr.       Rose O’Donnell, Cissie Maguire, Charles McKay, James O’Hagan

Wed. 27 Apr.       John McGeown, Fred White, Michael James & Mary Ann O’Neill

Thur. 28 Apr.       Helen Gibson, Francie Murray

Fri. 29 Apr.           Elizabeth Ann Mitchell, Tommy Scullion,

                              Marie McGuckin (MM Milltown 7.30pm)

Sat. 30 Apr.         Susan Dowds, Elizabeth Scullion

(Brian McDonnell MM Sunday 1 May 12noon)

 

CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 17 April –

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2158, Loose Plate - £722; Castledawson Envelopes - £357, Loose Plate - £169;

TROCAIRE COLLECTION - £12,695

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 today after Communion at all Masses.

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Rhys Devon McSwiggan who was baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Keira Quinn and Chris O’Kane who were married recently.

THE ‘BRIDGE’ PREPARATION PROGRAMME’ for First Holy Communion concludes in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption on Friday 29 April at 7.30pm.  All parents & guardians of those preparing for First Holy Communion are asked to please attend.

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.

HOLY FAMILY LAY ASSOCIATES meeting in Convent House Monday 25 April 7.30pm

 

MAGHERAFELT APOSTOLIC WORKERS - Annual Collection will be held on Sunday 8 May after all Masses; all proceeds go directly to the Missions.

 

PARISH CENTRE              Find us on Facebook

SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £1250 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1

 

If you are interested in volunteering with us please contact Pat on 028 7963 1726 / 078 7252 5938.

 

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO open Tues – Fri 9am – 3pm

SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

REELROBICS commences Monday 7pm

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

SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING – Thursday 6pm – 8pm

YOGA Friday 10am, contact Inga 077 3381 1037

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

 

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

DOGS TRUST POP-UP CLINIC Tuesday 3 & Wednesday 4 May from 11am, contact 028 2566 1005

VINTAGE COFFEE MORNING Saturday 7 May 10am – 2pm, proceeds in aid of Our Lady of Lourdes Pilgrimage Society

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 6, 9, 18; £25 to Ozzy Higgins, Shea Atchison, Willie Higgins; Jackpot £1500; Big Breakfast Sunday 8 May 9.30am

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 4, 13, 18; £25 to Dara Shivers, Odhran McKenna; Jackpot £1600

ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY CARER SUPPORT GROUP The Lurach Centre, Maghera, Tuesday 26 April 7pm – 8.30pm, contact Mona 028 8676 5888