Bulletin of 1 Jan 17

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 Jan. Group 5 Betty Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster

8 JAN.                  READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          U. O’Kane         M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill

Sun. 8.00am         P. Kerr               Sr. Margaret, M. Ludlow

Sun. 11am            F. Lynch            E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                        M. Treanor

C’dawson 9.30am C. Bell               N. O’Kane, C. Diamond

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Bronagh McCabe, Brigid Collins, Peggy Johnston, Biddy Joyce, Billy Duffy, Sophia Mackle, Thomas Branigan (Drogheda), Lenny Fisher (Ballykinler), Kathleen Loughlin (Bellaghy) and Ann Crozier (Moortown) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 31 Dec.         Samuel McKeever, Billy Kealey

Sun. 1 Jan.           Johnny Mooney, Harry McKendry, Mary Ann O’Neill

Mon. 2 Jan.          George McKelvey, Kathleen McLaughlin, Mary Logan, Bernard John McCormack, Peter Craig

Tues. 3 Jan.         Josephine Corbett, Agnes McLaughlin

Wed. 4 Jan.          Thomas John McSwiggan

Thur. 5 Jan.         Tom Beattie, Hugh Niblock, Tom McGovern

Fri. 6 Jan.             Michael McNeill, Mary Kielt, Tommy McGuckin, Veronica Gribbin

Sat. 7 Jan.            Briege McKelvey,

                              Andy McErlean (MM 6.15pm Magherafelt)

(Sunday 8 January Maureen McGrath MM 11am Magherafelt)

 

CHRISTMAS COLLECTION Sunday 25 December

Magherafelt Envelopes - £5386, Loose Plate - £2054

Castledawson Envelopes - £797, Loose Plate - £485

Total Standing Orders - £715

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Eimear Jenny Stephenson who was baptised recently.

 

CONGRATULATIONS to Ciara Fitzpatrick and Liam Connolly who were married recently.

FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD

Friday 6 January

Masses in Magherafelt - Vigil Thursday 7.30pm

& Friday 11am

Masses in Castledawson – Friday 9.30am & 7.30pm

We would like to remind you that from Sunday 5 February the Masses in the Parish will change to -

Saturday Vigil 6.15pm in Magherafelt

Sunday 9am in Castledawson

Sunday 10.30am & 12noon in Magherafelt

 

ST PIUS X COLLEGE OPEN DAY - Saturday 14 January; invitations will be distributed to all P7 pupils; parents are asked to note the time allocated for their particular school.

 

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES Pastoral Centre Maghera – for new dates January – June 2017 see www.courses.accord.ie; to book contact 028 7964 2983 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

PARISH CENTRE             

 

1st SUNDAY  of 2017

Jackpot £3017 in 48 calls or £500 if not won; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1

 

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

TUESDAY – WHIST 2pm

WEDNESDAY - PILATES 7pm & new 6 week beginner’s course starting Wednesday 4 January 8.15pm – 9.15pm, for more information & to book contact Tanya 077 1316 1766.

THURSDAY – TAE KWON DO 4pm; ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7.30pm

FRIDAY - FIT CLUB 11.30am

SATURDAY – STAGE RIGHT YOUTH DRAMA from 1pm

The next PARISH CENTRE PRODUCTION will be ‘The Late Mrs Early of Highfield Road’. 

This hilarious show will take place on Thursday 9 March, Friday 10 March & Saturday 11 March 2017;

tickets £10 and on sale from the Parish Centre.

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 13, 19, 23; £25 to Roisin Lupari, Anne Lennox, Mattie McLaughlin; Jackpot £1500

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 10, 15, 16; £25 to Geraldine Quinn, Finn Heaney; Jackpot frozen at £5000 with a 2nd Jackpot of £700

SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

Pandy Walsh who helps with Liturgical Services in Holy Family Primary School is taking part in an All Ireland Talent Show ‘Glor Tire’, Tuesday 3 January 9.30pm TG4.  Voting lines open 10.30pm and stay open until 21 March, to vote for Pandy text GLOR9 to 60999 or phone 0901 6566109, calls & texts cost 51p.