Bulletin of 26 Feb 17

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 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan

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

Altar Society Mar. Group 2 J. Barry, P. Gallagher, L. Gallagher

5 Mar.                   READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          J. McCormack  M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill

Sun. 10.30am       C. Purvis           G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,

                                                        M. Duncan

Sun. 12 noon        N. O’Connor      E. Mulholland, M. McGee,

                                                        A. McGuckin

C’dawson 9am     P. Hanson         F. J. O’Kane, L. Brown

 

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

Sat. 25 Feb.         Jimmy Quinn, George Quinn, Pat Downey,

                              Denis Bradley (MM 11am Magherafelt)

Sun. 26 Feb.        Dan Bradley

Mon. 27 Feb.        Sally McGarry (MM Newbridge 7pm)

Tues. 28 Feb.       Kathleen McElhone, Annie Mary McKenna, Terry McKee

Wed. 1 Mar.         Eileen O’Loughlin,

                              Maureen Kirkham (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Thur. 2 Mar.         Bernard Walls, Joe Breen, Sheila Barr

Fri. 3 Mar.            Frankie Mullan, Patrick O’Kane

Sat. 4 Mar.           Josephine Doyle

(Sunday 5 March Margaret Donnelly MM 9am Castledawson)

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Charlie Joseph Shields who was baptised recently.

 

FEBRUARY DUES COLLECTION Sunday 19 February

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1869, Loose Plate - £644

Castledawson Envelopes - £255, Loose Plate - £116

Total Standing Orders - £715

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

 

Wednesday 1 March is ASH WEDNESDAY, the first day of Lent and a day of fast and abstinence –

Masses in Magherafelt - 7.30am, 9.30am, 11am, & 7.30pm

Mass in Castledawson - 7.30pm

 

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

 

WEEKDAY MASS TIMES DURING LENT

Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt

7.30am Tuesday - Friday, 11am Monday - Saturday, 7.30pm Monday

 

WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER

An Interdenominational Prayer Service will be held in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption on Friday 3 March at 7.30pm to celebrate this day with women all over the world, all are welcome.

 

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.

 

REFLECT ON THE WORD OF GOD

You are invited to reflect on the Word of God with Sr. Margaret in the Convent House, 1-2 Wesleyan Mews each Tuesday evening during Lent beginning Tuesday 7 March 7.30pm – 8.30pm, all are welcome.

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2350 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

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

 

FLOWER ARRANGING WORKSHOP – Thursday 23 March from 10am, contact Rosemary 077 6964 7470 for more details and booking

 

‘THE LATE MRS. EARLY OF HIGHFIELD ROAD’

Tickets for ‘The Late Mrs. Early of Highfield Road’ are selling fast.  The show will take place on Thursday 9 March, Friday 10 March & Saturday 11 March.  Avoid disappointment and get your tickets now.  Tickets £10 are available from the Parish Centre, the Sacristy after each Mass in both Magherafelt & Castledawson and from O’Brien’s Pharmacy & Kerr’s Shop.

HOLY FAMILY LAY ASSOCIATES meeting in Convent House Monday 27 February 7.30pm

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 12, 17, 24; £25 to Eddie Lennox, Patricia Kearney, John McKee; Jackpot £2300; Registration for club members Monday 27 February 6.30pm – 8.30pm in Rossa Park

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 7, 8, 23; £25 to Sinead Heaney, A. B.; Jackpot £5000

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819