Bulletin of 29 Jan 17

Fr. J. Gates PP                   30 King Street                      Tel. 7963 2439                    PARISH OF MAGHERAFELT         Parish Office 028 7963 3635           This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Fr. D. Branigan CC            12 Aughrim Road                Tel. 7963 4038                                                                                               Parish Centre 028 7963 1726        This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

                                                                                                                                       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 5 A. McVey, M. Purvis

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

Altar Society Feb. Group 1 M. Wilson, M. Robinson

5 FEB.                  READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          B. Corrigan        M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill

Sun. 10.30am       C. McGarry       J. Clayton, R. Clayton, Sr. Caitriona

Sun. 12 noon        B. Ludlow          E. Mulholland, M. McGee,

                                                        A. McGuckin

C’dawson 9am     S. McKenna      R. Scullion, E. Gallagher

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Bridget Bradley, Denis Bradley and Frankie Kelly who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 28 Jan.          Agnes McOsker, Sarah Doherty

Sun. 29 Jan.        Maggie Carmichael, Mary Graham, Teresa O’Donnell

Mon. 30 Jan.        Annie McGlade, Frank Mulholland, John James Martin, Claude Young, Barney Bradley, Charlie Conway, Sarah Walls

Tues. 31 Jan.       Des Dorman, Seamus Mallon, John Martin, John Kearns (Barber)

Wed. 1 Feb.         James Robinson, Maureen Flynn, Annie Gormley, Ciaran Kilpatrick, James & Teresa Donnelly, Kathleen Devlin

Thur. 2 Feb.         John O’Hagan, Pat Joe Donnelly

Fri. 3 Feb.             Anne & Shauneen MacBride, Pat Shivers,

                              Gavin Moore (1st Av 7.30pm Milltown)

Sat. 4 Feb.            John McNabb, Theresa McGurk, Akua Boateng,

                              Alice Bradley (1st Av 6.15pm Magherafelt)

(Sunday 5 February Mary Carr MM 9am Castledawson)

 

CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 22 January

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1745, Loose Plate - £599

Castledawson Envelopes - £352, Loose Plate - £87

Total Standing Orders - £715

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Phoenix Harley McCabe, Isla Rose Smyth, Jaxon James Ferguson and Aoife Ellen Mary Gregg who were baptised recently.

FEAST OF ST. BRIGID, Wednesday 1 February – Brigid’s Crosses will be blessed at 11am Mass

FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD, Candlemas Day Thursday 2 February - Candles will be blessed at 11am Mass; candles available in the Sacristy.

FEAST OF ST. BLAISE, Friday 3 February - St. Blaise is the Patron Saint of ailments of the throat.  Throats will be blessed after 11am & 7.30pm Masses.

FIRST FRIDAY OF FEBRUARY Friday 3 February - Mass at 7.30pm in St. John’s Church Milltown; the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt.

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

 

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION & READERS Copies of the new rota will be available next week in the Sacristy for anyone who does not receive their copy via e-mail.

 

SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – We would like to thank everyone for their generosity over the Christmas period; Helpline 028 7930 0819

ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES

Friday 12 May (5 nights FB €730 from Belfast); contact Joe 078 0950 5078 / Eugene 079 2802 4985; a generous allowance is available for pilgrims staying in hospital.

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY

Jackpot £2150 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1

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

SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 11am Mass

MONDAY - ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7.30pm TUESDAY – PARENTS & TODDLERS no session; WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm; ZUMBA 8.30pm

WEDNESDAY - KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILATES 7pm & 8.15pm; PILOXING 7pm

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

FRIDAY – REBUILD FITNESS 11.30am; SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING 6pm

SATURDAY – STAGE RIGHT DRAMA from 1pm

 

CHARITY COFFEE MORNING Saturday 4 February 10am – 2pm, in aid of Saphara

 

ARTHRITIS CARE NI – 6 week Challenging Arthritis Course commences Monday 6 February 10.30am – 1pm, for booking & information contact 028 9078 2940 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

STEP UP TO THE BEAT DANCE CLUB Tuesday 7 February 4.30pm contact Andrea 075 1120 9789

 

PARISH CENTRE PRODUCTION ‘The Late Mrs. Early of Highfield Road’, Thursday 9 March, Friday 10 March & Saturday 11 March, tickets £10, on sale from the Parish Centre

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 10, 21, 22, 26; £25 to Teresa Quinn, Liam Averill, Mary Kerr; Jackpot £1900

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 10, 12, 20, 22; £25 to Kathy Bradley, Owen McKenna; Jackpot frozen at £5000, new jackpot £1100

CHERNOBYL CHILDREN APPEAL COOKSTOWN & MID ULSTER GROUP – If you are interested in hosting children for a short period this summer please contact Malachy Mullan 079 3477 4693.