Bulletin of 19 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 2 M. McMahon, M. Gates

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am; First Friday (Oct. – Mar.) 7.30pm; Altar Society Feb. Group 1 M. Wilson, M. Robinson

26 FEB.                READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          P. Deehan         T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley

Sun. 10.30am       J. O’Brien          J. Clayton, R. Clayton, Sr. Caitriona

Sun. 12 noon        A. Treharne       K. Donnelly, L. O’Neill, A. McAllister

C’dawson 9am     Sr. Margaret      N. O’Kane, C. Diamond

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Brigid Philomena (Phyllis) Scullion, John O’Kane, Maureen Kirkham, Diarmuid McGuckin and Margaret Donnelly who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

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

Sun. 19 Feb.        Elizabeth Deehan, Marcus O’Hagan, Colette Niblock, Margaret Martin, Felix & Margaret O’Neill, Christopher O’Brien

Mon. 20 Feb.        Mary O’Kane, Sean Conway, Philomena Donnelly, Hugh Craig, Vincent O’Brien

Tues. 21 Feb.       Rosemary Walls, John Joe Graham, Dodo Walsh

Wed. 22 Feb.       Mary Moran, Agnes Heaney

Thur. 23 Feb.       Patrick & Annie Conway, Joe Rafferty

Fri. 24 Feb.           Teresa Conway, Jim Joe Fox, John Murray, Brigid McGonigle

Sat. 25 Feb.         Jimmy Quinn, George Quinn,

                              Denis Bradley (MM 11am Magherafelt)

 

FEBRUARY DUES COLLECTION Sunday 12 February

Magherafelt Envelopes - £3406, Loose Plate - £711

Castledawson Envelopes - £382, Loose Plate - £110

Total Standing Orders - £715

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Saorlaith Cosgrove and Blaithín McMurray who were baptised recently.

 

ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES CHURCH GATE COLLECTION, to enable the sick to travel to Lourdes, will be held at all Masses next weekend; there will be no St. Vincent de Paul collection.

 

BRIDGE PROGRAMME MEETING 2 – for all parents/guardians of First Communion children on Tuesday 7 March 7.30pm or Tuesday 14 March 7.30pm in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption.  All parents/guardians must attend one of these meetings & register on the night.

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 and in the Sacristy after each Mass in both Magherafelt & Castledawson.

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2300 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO Open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm

 

SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

MONDAY - ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7.30pm TUESDAY – PARENTS & TODDLERS 9.15am – 11.15am; 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 – SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING 6pm

SATURDAY – STAGE RIGHT DRAMA from 1pm

 

DANCE CLUB contact Andrea for details 075 1120 9789

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 14, 16, 23; £25 to Stephen McLoughlin, Denise McGuckin, Maureen McKenna; Jackpot £2200

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 4, 5, 6; £25 to Teresa Brown & Liam Craig; Jackpot £5000

TABLE QUIZ in aid of St. Colmcille’s Girl Guides Friday 24 February 8pm in The Terrace Hotel, all support greatly appreciated

ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY CARER SUPPORT GROUP The Lurach Centre, Maghera, Tuesday 28 February 7pm – 8.30pm, contact Mona 028 8676 5888

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