Bulletin of 5 Feb 17

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

OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION, MAGHERAFELT

Saturday Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday 10.30am, 12noon

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 1pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance

Altar Society - Group 6 B. Morgan, A. Doyle, C. Devlin

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am; First Friday (Oct. – Mar.) 7.30pm

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

12 FEB.                READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          A. McGuckin     M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee

Sun. 10.30am       P. O’Kane          G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,

                                                        M. Duncan

Sun. 12 noon        E. McKee          W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                        D. Loughran

C’dawson 9am     D. McElwee      C. McKenna, S. McGuckin

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Maureen Kirkham, Diarmuid McGuckin, Margaret Donnelly, Mary Doole (Randalstown), Bridget Bradley and Denis Bradley who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 4 Feb.            John McNabb, Theresa McGurk, Akua Boateng, Jim Donnelly, Gregory Woods,

                              Alice Bradley (1st Av 6.15pm Magherafelt)

Sun. 5 Feb.          Seamus O’Hagan, Matt McCann, Joe McWilliams, Teresa Halferty,

                              Mary Carr (MM 9am Castledawson)

Mon. 6 Feb.          Carmel Devlin, Helen Armstrong, Mary Kelly (1st Av)

Tues. 7 Feb.         Francis McSwiggan, Bridget Gordon (1st Av)

Wed. 8 Feb.         Phyllis Gillis, Willie John Hutchinson, Johnny Clayton

Thur. 9 Feb.         Patricia Bothwell

Fri. 10 Feb.           Michael Gordon, Joe McCorry, Patsy Keenan, Willie John Halferty, Eileen Clayton,

                              Mick Gribbin (MM 7.30pm Newbridge)

Sat. 11 Feb.         Susan Terry, Lawrence Gribbin,

                              Frankie Kelly (MM 6.15pm Magherafelt)

 

CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 29 January

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1983, Loose Plate - £675

Castledawson Envelopes - £346, Loose Plate - £125

Total Standing Orders - £715

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Alan Wisniewski and Maja Wisniewska who were baptised recently.

 

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION & READERS Copies of the new rota are available in the Sacristy for anyone who did not receive their copy via e-mail.

PARISH ENVELOPES Thank you for your faithful and generous donations to our Weekly Envelope Collection.  At the moment we are currently updating our Parish Register for the New Envelopes which begin in April.  We thank all our Envelope Distributers for their help in this regard.  If there are any changes in your distribution area, please let us know.  If you are new to the Parish and are not receiving a box of envelopes at present or if you have moved house since last year we would appreciate if you would contact the Parish Office giving your name and address (028 7963 3635, or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).  You may wish to consider setting up payments by Standing Order.  The Parish can also benefit if you complete a ‘Gift Aid Form’.

 

‘THE LATE MRS. EARLY OF HIGHFIELD ROAD’

Following on from the success of ‘Fr. Ted’ and ‘The Vicar of Derramore’, the latest Parish production will take place on Thursday 9 March, Friday 10 March & Saturday 11 March.  Tickets (£10) are selling fast, please book yours now to avoid disappointment, available from the Parish Centre.

ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES

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

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

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY

Jackpot £2200 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 9.15am – 11.15am; WHIST 2pm; DANCE CLUB 4.30pm; 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

 

ARTHRITIS CARE NI –Challenging Arthritis Course Mon. 6 Feb. 10.30am, contact 028 9078 2940

 

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

 

COFFEE MORNING Saturday 18 February 10am in aid of Cancer research UK & Volunteer Africa

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 11, 17, 26, 29; £25 to Richard Donnelly, Stephen McLoughlin, Caili McCorey; Jackpot £2000

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 15, 16, 18; £25 to Joan Ludlow, Sarah & Jane Gribbin; Jackpot £5000

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.

 

TABLE QUIZ Kilronan School Thursday 9 February, refreshments 7pm, quiz 7.30pm