Bulletin of 1 May 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 May Group 2 V. Collins, P. Gallagher, L. Gallagher

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

8 MAY                   READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          P. Quinn            M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee

Sun. 8.00am         P. Kerr               C. Bradley, Sr. Caitriona

Sun. 10.30am       K. Walls             R. Tohill, J. Clayton, R. Clayton

Sun. 12 noon        F. Convery        K. Donnelly, L. O’Neill, A. McAllister

C’dawson 9.30am S. Keenan        N. O’Kane, C. Diamond

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Leo Donnelly, Margaret Mary Walls, Francis McGill (Lavey), 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. 30 Apr.         Susan Dowds, Elizabeth Scullion, Elizabeth Logue

Sun. 1 May           Theresa O’Kane, Oliver & Sadie Kielt, Bernard McKenna,

                              Brian McDonnell (MM 12noon Magherafelt)

Mon. 2 May          Agnes Gribbin, Maureen McErlean, Kathleen McLernon, Hugh Martin, Patrick Martin

Tues. 3 May         Henry (Harry) Heaney, Mary & Seamus Kealey

Wed. 4 May          William Johnston, Oliver McKenna, Patrick Brennan

Thur. 5 May         Elizabeth Kelly, Peggy Wright

Fri. 6 May             Vera Masterson, Patrick Bradley, Catherine Halferty

                              John Atkinson (1st Av 7.30pm Milltown)

Sat. 7 May            Mary Quinn, John Hanson, Kathleen Devane, Harry & Margaret Doyle

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Jacob Bradley and Emily Rudyte who were baptised recently.

 

CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 24 April –

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2066, Loose Plate - £700; Castledawson Envelopes - £293, Loose Plate - £113

 

TROCAIRE COLLECTION - £13096.25

SPECIAL COLLECTION FOR UKRAINE - £2621.62

FIRST FRIDAY OF MAY Friday 6 May - Please note Mass at 7.30pm in St. John’s Church Milltown; the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt.

 

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

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.

LOUGH DERG opens today with One Day Retreats on specific dates in May, booking essential; the Three Day Pilgrimage season begins Wednesday 1 June; for more information contact the Lough Derg office on 028 6863 2391 / 00353 719 861 518 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

PARISH CENTRE              Find us on Facebook

SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £1300 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

REELROBICS no session this week

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 – Friday 6pm

YOGA Friday 10am, contact Inga 077 3381 1037

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

 

READY STEADY COOK Friday 13 May 7.30pm, tickets £10, contact Pat in the Parish Centre

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, 4, 9, 20; £25 to Melissa Diamond, Eileen O’Neill, Anne Gerrard; Jackpot £1550; Big Breakfast Sunday 8 May 9.30am – 1.30pm, in aid of underage development

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 16, 17, 21; £25 to Daithi Strathern, Kevin McLaughlin; Jackpot £1700

HOLY FAMILY 5K ROAD RUN / WALK Friday 6 May 7pm from the school, minimum donation £10, contact the school 028 7963 2153 to register, all proceeds to Friends of the Cancer Centre

 

FASHION SHOW Friday 6 May 7.30pm in Moyola Park Golf Club, fashion from Sarah Jane, Four Seasons, Sportique, L’s Boutique, tickets £10 contact Margaret 077 6230 9790, proceeds to AWARE