Bulletin of 8 May 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 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan

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

15 MAY                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          U. O’Kane         C. McNamee, A. Goddard,

                                                        C. Lawlor

Sun. 8.00am         Sr. Margaret      K. McNamee, M. Ludlow

Sun. 10.30am       F. Lynch            Eddie Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                        M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        E. McKee          A. McGuckin, M. McGee,

                                                        E. Mulholland

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

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Leo Donnelly (Derry), John O’Rawe (Swatragh) and Margaret Mary Walls (Ballymaguigan) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week

Sat. 7 May.           Mary Quinn, John Hanson, Kathleen Devane, Harry & Margaret Doyle, Mary Devlin, Patrick (Bonny) O’Hagan

Sun. 8 May           Celine Masterson, Elizabeth McKeever, Mary McFlynn, May Johnston, Hugh Conway

Mon. 9 May          Ann Price, Edward Bradley, Thomas & Ellen Cassidy

Tues. 10 May       Patsy Konoske

Wed. 11 May        Canice Mullan, Mary & Dan McFaul, Patrick Conway, Susan Cartin

Thur. 12 May       Charles McKenna, Annie McLaughlin, Kevin Killeen, Jane McKee

Fri. 13 May           Desmond McNicholl, Peggy McCorry

Sat. 14 May          Dan McGurk, Eunice Gallagher, Roberta O’Neill

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Jack Kevin Doherty and Odhran Thomas Mckeever who were baptised recently.

 

CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 1 May –

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1783, Loose Plate - £746; Castledawson Envelopes - £273, Loose Plate - £105

 

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

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION

Children from Holy Family Primary School and Spires Integrated Primary School will receive their First Holy Communion in Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt on Saturday 14 May.

Children from New Row Primary School will receive their First Holy Communion in St. Patrick’s Church Castledawson on Saturday 21 May.

CONFIRMATION - Children from the Parish will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation in Magherafelt on Sunday 5 June at 3pm.

PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO THE MASS ROCK IN GLENSHANE FOREST Sunday 12 June with Mass at 1pm; transport will be available to the Mass Rock from the Parish Centre, contact the Parish Office.

GRAVEYARD SUNDAY will be at 12 noon on Sunday 26 June in St. John’s Milltown; there will be no Mass at 12 noon in Magherafelt on that day.

 

FOOP YOUTH GROUP Meeting today 12.45pm in the Parish Centre; Pope John Paul II & Muirdedach Cross award pupils’ welcome; contact Roisin 077 4287 1493 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

ANNUAL ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK Sunday 29 May, bus will leave Church gates at 7am; to book contact Peggy 028 7963 1386 or Brigid 028 7963 1178

SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

 

PARISH CENTRE              Find us on Facebook

SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £1350 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 Monday 7pm

PARENTS & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15am – 11.15am

WHIST Tuesday 2pm, new players most welcome

PILATES – new 6 week set commences Tuesday 10 May, £30, contact Therese 028 7963 2142

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 (Fr. Gates v Amanda Love) Friday 13 May 7.30pm, £10 including supper, limited tickets still available, contact the Parish Centre

A note for your diary - JIVE CLASSES commencing soon, Wednesdays 7.30pm, contact the Parish Centre for details

 

LITURGY GROUP - meeting in the Convent House, Tuesday 10 May 8pm

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 9, 12, 17; Jackpot £1550 won by Ryan McFadden; New Jackpot £1000; Big Breakfast today 9.30am – 1.30pm, in aid of underage development

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 8, 15, 19, 21; £25 to Joe Cassidy & Owen Gribbin; Jackpot £1800;

‘Dawson does the Musicals’ Friday 20 & Saturday 21 May in the Parish Centre, tickets available from committee members