Bulletin of 26 Mar 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

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 1 B. McCusker, R. Walls, M. McSwiggan

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

Altar Society Apr. Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young

2 Apr.                   READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          M. McLaughlin  M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill

Sun. 10.30am       C. McGarry       E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                        M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        B. Ludlow          E. Mulholland, M. McGee,

                                                        A. McGuckin

C’dawson 9am     D. McElwee      C. McKenna, S. McGuckin

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Marie Weldon, Charlie O’Kane, Nora Johnston and Sr. Joan O’Meara who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –

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

Sun. 26 Mar.        Kathleen Higgins, Jim Joe Gallagher, Eddie Quinn, Madeleine O’Connell, Michael O’Hagan,

                              Brigid Marie McGuckin (1st Av 12noon Magherafelt)

Mon. 27 Mar.       Lorna Kandel, Pat Hagan

Tues. 28 Mar.     

Wed. 29 Mar.       Eugene McElhone, Kathleen McNicholl, Veronica O’Kane, Brigid Berryman

Thur. 30 Mar.       Alfie Heaney

Fri. 31 Mar.          Danny Walsh, Hugh Devlin

Sat. 1 Apr.           

(Sunday 2 April Brian McDonnell 1st Av 12 noon Magherafelt)

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Friday 17 March (Peter’s Pence)

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1245, Loose Plate - £364

Castledawson Envelopes - £262, Loose Plate - £123

Sunday 19 March

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1964, Loose Plate - £605

Castledawson Envelopes - £336, Loose Plate - £120

Total Standing Orders - £715

2nd SPECIAL COLLECTION FOR WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES – next weekend Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 April after Communion at all Masses

NEW PARISH ENVELOPES (due to commence on Sunday 9 April) are now available for distributers to collect in the Parish Office or by arrangement (please contact the Parish Office or Fr. Gates).

 

WEEKDAY MASS TIMES DURING LENT

Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt

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

 

LENTEN PRAYER – Reflection on the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary, Friday 31 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

WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER (Interdenominational) – Any ladies in the Parish who are interested in becoming a member of the recently founded WWDP branch here in Magherafelt would be most welcome to contact Carrie 028 7963 4665.

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2550 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 Tuesday 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

 

COFFEE MORNING Saturday 1 April 10am – 2pm in aid of Global Vision International, all welcome

 

SMART MUMS MARKET Sunday 2 April 12 noon - 2pm, contact Emma 077 0990 2640

PEACED TOGETHER – 10 week course of craft & emotional exploration for women, contact Claire 078 1435 7809

A big thank-you to all our audiences, sponsors, cast, crew and everyone who helped make ‘The Late Mrs. Early Of Highfield Rd.’ such a success. We can only produce shows like this with your help; your support is always appreciated but never taken for granted.

 

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

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 14, 15, 19; £25 to Eilish Goddard, Alex Faith, Gerry McGuckin; Jackpot £2700

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 10, 11, 12, 24; £25 to Alisha Devlin, Hugh McLarnon; Jackpot £5000