Bulletin of 2 Apr 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 2 M. McMahon, M. Gates

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

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

9 Apr.                   READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          M. Conlon          M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee

Sun. 10.30am       P. O’Kane          G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,

                                                        M. Duncan

Sun. 12 noon        E. O’Kane          W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                        D. Loughran

C’dawson 9am     S. Keenan         B. O’Kane, P. McKeever

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Mario Walters, Barney Berryman, Marie Wheldon, Charlie O’Kane, Nora Johnston, Patrick Conway (Draperstown) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –

Sat. 1 Apr.           

Sun. 2 Apr.          Kate Boyle, Eileen O’Kane

                              Brian McDonnell (1st Av 12 noon Magherafelt)

Mon. 3 Apr.          Joe McNeill

Tues. 4 Apr.         James Henry

Wed. 5 Apr.         John Joseph Smith

Thur. 6 Apr.         Desmond Kerr, Hugo Doyle, Teresa O’Loane, Mary Tohill, Mary O’Loughlin

Fri. 7 Apr.            

Sat. 8 Apr.           

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Sunday 26 March

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1742, Loose Plate - £659

Castledawson Envelopes - £284, Loose Plate - £98

Total Standing Orders - £715

2nd SPECIAL COLLECTION FOR WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES – this weekend after Communion at all Masses

NEW PARISH ENVELOPES (due to commence next weekend, 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).

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Arthur Riley Eastwood, Darragh Patrick Cassidy, Eve Eileen McNicholl and Kai Rui Francisco who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Aimee McErlain & Joseph McVey who were married recently.

FIRST FRIDAY OF APRIL Friday 7 April - Mass at 7.30pm in St. John’s Church Milltown; 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

 

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.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

ACCORD - if you are interested in becoming a facilitator with ACCORD Catholic Marriage Care Service please contact 028 9023 3002 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , closing date for applications 15 May.

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2600 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 – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm; TAE KWON DO 4pm; ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7.30pm

FRIDAY – SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING 6pm

SATURDAY – STAGE RIGHT DRAMA from 1pm

 

SMART MUMS MARKET today 12 noon - 2pm, everyone welcome

SLIMMING WORLD – commences Thursday 6 April, 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm

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

ST. COLMCILLES GIRL GUIDES urgently require new leaders, must be 18+ years old & available on Thursday evenings from 6.30pm (term time); unfortunately there are no places available for new children; please contact Kathryn 077 2995 8197 or Anne 078 2105 2982

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 14, 20, 29, 30; £25 to Gareth Black, Tillie McKay, Caolan Higgins; Jackpot £2800

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 8, 14, 17, 21; £25 to Noeleen Devlin, Fergal Doyle; Jackpot £5000