Bulletin of 4 Dec 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 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan

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

Altar Society Dec. Group 4 A. Martin, P. Hanson, M. Quinn

11 DEC.                READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          C. Donoghue     M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill

Sun. 8.00am         A. McGuckin     Sr. Margaret. M. Ludlow

Sun. 11am            B. Ludlow          E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                        M. Treanor

C’dawson 9.30am S. McKenna     N. Bell, E. McElwee

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Rosemary Hughes, Mary Martin, Fr. Arthur McAnerney, Mary Forbes (Ardboe), Bill Langridge (Coalisland), Isabel McPeake (Newbridge), Owen Gribbin (Newbridge), Brian Donnelly, Patrick Quigley and Susan Donnelly who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week

Sat. 3 Dec.           Patsy & Barney McWilliams, John McKeever, Elizabeth Waites, Sean Patrick Mongan

                              Mary Higgins (1st Av. 11am Magherafelt)

Sun. 4 Dec.          Peter Doyle, Sadie Niblock

Mon. 5 Dec.         John Lynch, Susanna McMurray, Annie Henry

Tues. 6 Dec.        Tony McGuckin

Wed. 7 Dec.         Susan McGill, Johnny Doyle

Thur. 8 Dec.         Mona Convery, Susan Mallon, Malachy Carmichael, Patsy Doherty, Anthony Gallagher, Liam Gribbin

Fri. 9 Dec.            Annie Doyle, John McNulty, Patrick Scott

Sat. 10 Dec.         Mickey Joe McGurk, Catherine Hatton

 

CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 27 November –

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2022, Loose Plate - £810

Castledawson Envelopes - £321, Loose Plate - £162

Total Standing Orders - £715

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Kacper Ochal and Éabhaoin Siún Galbraith who were baptised recently.

FEAST OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION

Thursday 8 December

Masses in Magherafelt - Vigil Wednesday 7.30pm,

Thursday 8am & 11 am

Mass in Castledawson - Thursday 7.30pm

INFORMATION MEETING for those interested in becoming members of the new Parish Pastoral Council Wednesday 7 December 8pm in Parish Centre Bistro

 

TROCAIRE GIFTS FOR CHANGE Trocaire Gifts will be sold after all Masses next weekend, gifts start from £4

 

NEW ROW PRIMARY SCHOOL

P1 OPEN DAY - Thursday 8 December 9.30am – 11am or 1.30pm – 2.30pm, everyone welcome, application forms available from the school office, contact 028 7946 8426

 

HOLY FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL & NURSERY UNIT NURSERY UNIT OPEN DAY – Friday 16 December 10am – 11.30am or 1pm – 2.30pm, everyone welcome;

P1 OPEN DAY Friday 16 December 10am – 11.30am or 1pm – 2.30pm & Monday 19 December 1pm – 2.30pm everyone welcome; application forms available from the school office, contact 028 7963 2153

SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Annual Senior Citizens Christmas Dinner Sunday 11 December in the Parish Centre, doors open 1pm; Christmas Cards now available in the Church, £2.50 per pack of 10;

Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

YOUTH 2000 CHRISTMAS RETREAT for ages 16-35, 16 – 18 December Newbridge College Co. Kildare, for details contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £2850 in 47 calls or £500 if not won; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1

 

BIG CHRISTMAS BINGO Sunday 18 December, usual prizes + turkeys & treats

 

47 CALLS – The number of calls will increase to 47 during December.  The Flyover House will be 500 each week (4th, 11th, 18th December & 1st January) if the Jackpot is not won.  No Bingo Christmas Day

 

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 8.30pm

WEDNESDAY –   PILATES 7pm

THURSDAY –      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

 

APOSTOLIC WORKERS ANNUAL SALE OF WORK Sunday 4 December 3pm, all proceeds to the Missions, all support appreciated

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 7, 29, 30; £25 to Shauna Kerr, Linda Wishart, Una Robinson; Jackpot £1100

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 4, 10, 24; £25 to Rosemary Mackle, Sean Bradley; Jackpot £4800

SPERRIN CHOIR & SPERRIN KIDZ ‘Songs for the Season’ Friday 9 December in 1st Magherafelt Presbyterian Church 8pm, donation only in aid of Building Fund