Bulletin of 5 Mar 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

Tuesday - Friday 7.30am, 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 4 E. Gogarty, U. McLaughlin, M. Campbell

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

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

12 Mar.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          P. Quinn            M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee

Sun. 10.30am       Sr. Caitriona      E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                        M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        L. McNally         W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                        D. Loughran

C’dawson 9am     A. Brown           B. Gregg, E. Gallagher

 

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. 4 Mar.           Josephine Doyle

Sun. 5 Mar.          Martha McVeigh, Jane O’Donnell, P. J. & Eva Moloney, Charles Conway

                              Margaret Donnelly MM 9am Castledawson

Mon. 6 Mar.         Stephen O’Kane, Denis O’Neill, James McLaughlin, Henry J. McNally Sr.

Tues. 7 Mar.        Malachy McSwiggan, Patsy Duffy, Margaret Gillen

Wed. 8 Mar.         Thomas O’Kane

Thur. 9 Mar.         Alphonsus Gribbin

Fri. 10 Mar.          Jimmy Love

Sat. 11 Mar.         Marcus O’Hagan, Robert Deehan

(Sunday 12 March John O’Kane MM 12 noon Magherafelt))

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Noah Christopher O’Kane, Juliana Banjai Gomes Cuino and Luis Filipe Banjai Gomes Cuino who were baptised recently.

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION Sunday 26 February

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1710, Loose Plate - £598

Castledawson Envelopes - £499, Loose Plate - £102

Total Standing Orders - £715

The priests of the Parish and the Parish Finance Committee would like to thank the family who anonymously donated £10,000 for the purchase of a new organ in St. Patrick’s Church Castledawson.  This new organ has now been installed and we are most grateful.

 

CONGRATULATIONS to Fergal Duffin and Fiona McCrory who were married recently.

 

ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES CHURCH GATE COLLECTION Many thanks for your generosity last weekend, total amount collected - £1784; you will be remembered in prayers at Lourdes.

 

WEEKDAY MASS TIMES DURING LENT

Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt

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

 

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.

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES Pastoral Centre Maghera – 23 & 24 June;

Quinn’s Corner Ballygawley – 12, 19, 26 September & 7, 14, 21 November; for more information and to book online www.courses.accord.ie

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2400 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO Open Tues – Fri 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 in Holy Family P. S.

THURSDAY – TAE KWON DO 4pm

FRIDAY – SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING 6pm in Holy Family P. S.

SATURDAY – STAGE RIGHT DRAMA from 1pm

 

CHARITY COFFEE AFTERNOON Saturday 11 March from 2pm, in aid of Saphara

 

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’

Thursday 9 March, Friday 10 March & Saturday 11 March - Avoid disappointment, limited tickets £10 are still available from the Parish Centre, the Sacristy after each Mass in both Magherafelt & Castledawson and from O’Brien’s Pharmacy & Kerr’s Shop.  **Special offer ** Family Ticket for Thursday, £25 (2 adults & up to 3 children)

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 18, 19, 24; £25 to Seamus Spiers, Marian Rocks, Anna Goddard; Jackpot £2400;

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 13, 16, 19; £25 to Noreen Doyle, Hugh McLarnon; Jackpot £5000

St. Colmcille’s Girl Guides would like to thank everyone who attended and supported the recent Table Quiz; the total amount raised was £1427.46.