Bulletin of 9 Apr 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;

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

ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (Apr – Sept.) 7.30pm

16 Apr.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          B. Corrigan        C. McNamee, A. Goddard,

                                                        C. Lawlor

Sun. 10.30am       F. Gallagher      J. Clayton, R. Clayton, Sr. Caitriona

Sun. 12 noon        C. O’Kane         B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

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

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Mario Walters, Barney Berryman, Marie Wheldon, Charlie O’Kane, Cassie Stone (Leeds) and Malachy Diamond (Newbridge) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week

Sat. 8 Apr.            Patrick Higgins

Sun. 9 Apr.          Kathleen Doyle, Dessie McConnell

Mon. 10 Apr.        John McLaughlin, Pat Shaw, Annie McWilliams

                              Michael McKenna (1st Av)

Tues. 11 Apr.       Patrick Spiers, Rosemary Moore

Wed. 12 Apr.       Peggy Conway, Michael Masterson (Jr)

Thur. 13 Apr.      

Fri. 14 Apr.           John Regan, Brigid Johnston, John Monaghan, Sarah Collins

Sat. 15 Apr.        

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Genevieve Ellie Kate Mooney-McGurk who was baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Marie Tohill & Declan Hegarty who were married recently.

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Sunday 2 April

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2046, Loose Plate - £664

Castledawson Envelopes - £536, Loose Plate - £162

Total Standing Orders - £715

NEW PARISH ENVELOPES commence today, if you have not received your box please contact Parish Office.

         HOLY WEEK CEREMONIES          

Monday - Masses 11am & 7.30pm Magherafelt, confessions after both Masses

Tuesday - Masses 7am & 11am Magherafelt, confessions after both Masses

Wednesday - Masses 7am & 11am Magherafelt, Confessions after 11am Mass & 7pm Magherafelt (number of priests in attendance)

Last chance for Confessions before Easter

 

HOLY THURSDAY

Mass of the Lord’s Supper - 5pm Castledawson,

5pm (Children’s Mass) & 7.30pm Magherafelt

Washing of the feet at all Masses

Altar of Repose in Magherafelt after 7.30pm Mass until 11pm ending with prayers at 10.45pm

GOOD FRIDAY

Stations of the Cross 3pm Magherafelt & Castledawson

Celebration of the Passion 7.30pm Magherafelt

Veneration of the Cross at the end of all these ceremonies; Collection taken up for the Holy Land

HOLY SATURDAY

Easter Vigil 9pm Magherafelt

EASTER SUNDAY

Mass 9am Castledawson

Masses 10.30am, 12 noon Magherafelt

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2650 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; ZUMBA 8.30pm

WEDNESDAY - KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILATES 7pm & 8.15pm; PILOXING 7pm THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm, contact Julie 079 2561 7696; TAE KWON DO 4pm;

FRIDAY – SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING no session

SATURDAY – STAGE RIGHT DRAMA from 1pm

ANNUAL BIG BREAKFAST – Spires Magherafelt Branch for Parkinson's UK Thursday 13 April 10am - 1pm, everyone welcome

 

VINTAGE TEA PARTY – Saturday 22 April 10am – 2pm in memory of Gerry Lynch, proceeds to Charis & Macmillan

MAGIC SHOW Sunday 23 April 1.30pm, family ticket £25

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 10, 16, 20, 30; £25 to Frances Madden, Vincent Higgins, Peter Gallagher; Jackpot £2900

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 4, 13, 19; £25 to Martin Craig, Eoin Doyle; Jackpot £5000 (+2nd Jackpot £2000)

 

CYCLE FOR FRIENDS OF AFRICA - Castledawson 9am Saturday 22 April (25 or 50 mile routes)

ALPHA COURSE – continues Tuesday 8pm in Ditty’s, Magherafelt; Week 4 ‘How can I have faith?’  It's not too late to join in, everyone welcome.