Bulletin of 20 Nov 16

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Gates                                                                          www.magherafeltparish.org

OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION, MAGHERAFELT

Saturday Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday 8.00am, 11am

Monday – Saturday 11.00am, Monday 7.30pm

Eucharistic Adoration Monday after 11am Mass followed by Benediction 7.15pm; Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

Baptisms Sunday 12noon; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance

Altar Society - Group 1 B. McCusker, R. Walls, M. McSwiggan

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9.30am; First Friday (Oct. – Mar.) 7.30pm

Altar Society Nov. Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young

27 NOV.                READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          M. McLaughlin  C. McNamee, A. Goddard,

                                                        C. Lawlor

Sun. 8.00am         Sr. Margaret      C. Bradley, Sr. Caitriona

Sun. 11am            C. McGarry       K. Donnelly, N. Duffin, C. Shields

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

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Patrick Quigley, Susan Donnelly, Sheila Davis (Newbridge), Mary Hannigan (Philadelphia) and Joan O’Brien (née Toner) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week

Sat. 19 Nov.         Peggy Trainor, Tommy McMurray, John Walls, Winnie Crilly

Sun. 20 Nov.        Robbie Hyland, John Logue

Mon. 21 Nov.       Nuala Kelly, Kathleen McGlade, John Craig, Susan Mailey, Catherine McCrory, Peter Shaw, Bridget Mary Gordon

Tues. 22 Nov.      Teresa Gilroy, Teresa Barry, Brendan Carmichael, James Murray, Liam McKenna

Wed. 23 Nov.       Annie Deehan, Leo Gilmore

Thur. 24 Nov.      Jeannie McErlean, Dermot Niblock

Fri. 25 Nov.          Teresa Loughran, Mary Lupari, Rose Walls, Brian Nelson

Sat. 26 Nov.         Paul Devlin

 

CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 13 November –

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1951, Loose Plate - £773

Castledawson Envelopes - £276, Loose Plate - £108

Total Standing Orders - £715

The priests of the Parish would like to thank all parishioners for their support, prayers & good wishes on the death of Fr. McAnerney.  Special thanks to all who attended the Parish Masses and all-night Vigil, especially O’Donovan Rossa GAC & St. Malachy’s GAC.

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Daibhan Bobby Scullion and Éabhaoin Siún Galbraith who were baptised recently.

 

*Rescheduled date*

OUR COMMUNITY REMEMBERS in the YEAR OF MERCY - Remembrance Prayer Service in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption Tuesday 22 November 7.30pm; all are invited to this special prayerful gathering seeking mercy in our own lives and for our world just prior to the close of the Jubilee Year of Mercy.

BRIDGE PROGRAMME MEETING 1 – for all parents/guardians of First Communion children on Thursday 24 November 7.30pm in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption; all parents/guardians who did not attend the first meeting must attend this meeting & sign in at the door.  Any child not represented will be unable to receive the sacraments.

TRAINING for those interested in becoming members of the new Parish Pastoral Council on Friday 25 November at 7.30pm in the Parish Centre Bistro

SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Shopping Trip to Belfast Friday 2 December; Annual Senior Citizens Christmas Dinner Sunday 11 December in the Parish Centre, doors open 1pm; contact 028 7930 0819

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £2750 in 46 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1

SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 11am Mass

 

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

MONDAY –          ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7.30pm

TUESDAY –         PARENTS & TODDLERS 9.15am; WHIST 2pm; PILATES Tuesday 7pm; ZUMBA 8.15pm

WEDNESDAY –   KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILATES 7pm; PILOXING 7pm

THURSDAY –      BABY SENSORY NI 10am (newborn - 13 mths); TAE KWON DO 4pm; ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7.30pm

FRIDAY –             SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING Friday 6pm

SATURDAY -       STAGE RIGHT YOUTH DRAMA GROUP from 1pm

 

ST. PATRICK’S SNOOKER CLUB new members welcome on Fridays from 7pm

CRAFT FAIR Sunday 27 November 11am – 3pm, proceeds to Charis Lady of the Lough

BABY REFLEXOLOGY commences Thursday 1 December 11am for 6 weeks

APOSTOLIC WORKERS ANNUAL SALE OF WORK Sunday 4 December, details next week

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 11, 21, 23, 28; £25 to Denise McGuckin, Aidan McGuckin, Geraldine Lamont; Jackpot £3100

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 7, 10, 19; £25 to Francis Shivers, Ryan Heaney; Jackpot £4600; Dinner Dance Friday 2 December; AGM Sunday 4 December

BOOK LAUNCH (Space for Grace, stories from the Catholic Chaplaincy QUB by Dominic O’Reilly) Thursday 24 November 7pm in White River Hotel