12 Feb 17 (updated)

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Branigan                                                     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 1 B. McCusker, R. Walls, M. McSwiggan

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

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

19 FEB.                READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          C. Donoghue     C. McNamee, A. Goddard,

                                                        C. Lawlor

Sun. 10.30am       F. Gallagher      E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                        M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        C. O’Kane         B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9am     S. Keenan         B. O’Kane, P. McKeever

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for John O’Kane, 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. 11 Feb.         Susan Terry, Lawrence Gribbin,

                              Frankie Kelly (MM 6.15pm Magherafelt)

Sun. 12 Feb.        James Maye, Molly Gallagher

Mon. 13 Feb.        Charlie Higgins, Lily Johnston, John Mooney, Elizabeth Keenan, Robert McKee, John Higgins, Harry Bateson

Tues. 14 Feb.       Jimmy Logan, Frank McCaughan

Wed. 15 Feb.       Mary McSwiggan

Thur. 16 Feb.       Fred Cassidy, Chums McKee, Basil McKee,

                              Leo O’Connor (1st Av)

Fri. 17 Feb.           Nellie Keenan, Tillie McSwiggan, John McRory, Elizabeth Deehan, Phyllis O’Kane,

                              Teresa Devlin (MM Drumullan 7.30pm)

Sat. 18 Feb.         Lucy Kelly, Mary Cleary, Margaret Spiers

 

CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 5 February

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2145, Loose Plate - £650

Castledawson Envelopes - £366, Loose Plate - £107

Total Standing Orders - £715

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Sophia Caitlin Winifred Stokes and Ben Joseph McGurk who were baptised recently.

 

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’.

 

ADDITIONAL ENVELOPE DISTRIBUTERS are needed to help in many areas, particularly – Ashgrove, Aughrim Road area; if you can volunteer please leave your name & number in the Sacristy or contact the Parish Office.

 

‘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             

 VALENTINE’S  

Jackpot £2250 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 10.30am Mass

MONDAY - ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7.30pm TUESDAY – PARENTS & TODDLERS no session; WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm, new 5 week set commences Tuesday 14 February, contact Therese 078 6790 1666; ZUMBA 8.30pm

WEDNESDAY - KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILATES 7pm & 8.15pm; PILOXING no session

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

FRIDAY – SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING 6pm

SATURDAY – STAGE RIGHT DRAMA from 1pm

 

PILATES new 5 week set commences Tuesday 14 February, contact Therese 078 6790 1666

 

DANCE CLUB contact Andrea for details 075 1120 9789

COFFEE MORNING Saturday 18 February 9.30am – 2pm in aid of Cancer Research UK & Volunteer Africa

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 9, 16, 22; £25 to Janice Halliday, O. Bradley, Maura McCann; Jackpot £2100

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 7, 15, 19; £25 to Norien Doyle, Chrissy Henry; 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.

QUIZ in aid of Friends of Africa, Friday 17 February 7.30pm in The Terrace Hotel, donations welcome