Bulletin of 19 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 6 B. Morgan, A. Doyle, C. Devlin

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

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

26 Mar.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          F. Young           T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley

Sun. 10.30am       T. White             G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,

                                                        M. Duncan

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

C’dawson 9am     S. McKenna      R. Scullion, E. Gallagher

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Sr. Joan O’Meara who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 18 Mar.         Bridget McNally, Paddy Conway, Annie Nicholl, Brigid Donnelly

Sun. 19 Mar.        George Graham, Teresa McNally, Mary Doyle, Francis Halferty,

                              Phyllis Scullion (MM 12 noon Magherafelt)

Mon. 20 Mar.       Anne Connolly, Joe Walls, Dominic Gallagher, Brian Higgins, Sarah Young, Alice Scott,

                              Mary Bradley (1st Av 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 21 Mar.      Jane Hughes, Arthur McNally

Wed. 22 Mar.       Bridget Conway, Jamie McLaughlin

Thur. 23 Mar.       Edward Gribbin, Charles McCrory

Fri. 24 Mar.          Seamus O’Loane, Michael Devlin

Sat. 25 Mar.         Maria Dillon, Leo McKeown, Hugh Niblock (Snr)

(Sunday 26 March Brigid Marie McGuckin 1st Av 12noon Magherafelt)

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION Sunday 12 March

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1772, Loose Plate - £718

Castledawson Envelopes - £424, Loose Plate - £141

Total Standing Orders - £715

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Aoife Mary McCormack and Charlie Joseph Walls who were baptised recently.

 

CONGRATULATIONS to Laura O’Neill and Kieran Kelly who were married recently.

 

MISSIONARY GROUP FROM BETHLEHEM - will talk about the Holy Land at all Masses today; religious articles made from olive wood will also be on sale, your support will be much appreciated.

 

WEEKDAY MASS TIMES DURING LENT

Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt

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

 

FIRST PENANCE for children of Holy Family Primary School and Spires Integrated Primary School will take place in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt on Wednesday 22 March at 7pm.  For children of New Row Primary School it will take place in the Church of St. Patrick Castledawson on Tuesday 21 March at 7pm.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS Friday 24 March 7.30pm in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt

 

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, 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; www.courses.accord.ie

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2500 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 no session; WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm, new 4 week set commences Tuesday 21 March, contact Therese 078 6790 1666; 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

 

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

 

ST. JOHN’S OPEN FEIS (hosted by SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING)Saturday 25 March & Sunday 26 March

 

Date for your diary – Smart Mums Market Sunday 2 April 12noon - 2pm, more details next week

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 13, 19, 24, 29; £25 to Darcy Donnelly, Ciaran McFall, McEniff; Jackpot £2600; Executive Committee Meeting - Monday 20 March 8.15pm

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 3, 4, 20; £25 to Noreen Doyle, Mickey Gribbin; Jackpot £5000

ALPHA COURSE – a series of sessions exploring the basics of the Christian faith, commences Tuesday 21 March 8pm in Ditty’s, Magherafelt, no charge, refreshments provided, all welcome