Bulletin of 30 April 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

Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

Baptisms Sunday 1pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance

Eucharistic Adoration Monday after 11am Mass followed by Benediction 7.15pm; Altar Society - Group 5 A. McVey, M. Purvis

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am;

Altar Society May Group 4 A. Martin, P. Hanson, M. Quinn

 

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

7 MAY                   READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

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

Sun. 10.30am       Sr. Caitriona      G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,

                                                        M. Duncan

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

                                                        D. Loughran

C’dawson 9am     Betty Foster       N. Bell, E. McElwee

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Anne McGovern (Draperstown), May Murray (née Ludlow, Lucan) and Kathleen O’Hagan (Desertmartin) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week -

Sat. 29 Apr.         Elizabeth Ann Mitchell, Tommy & Molly Scullion

Sun. 30 Apr.        Susan Dowds, Elizabeth Scullion, Elizabeth Logue

Mon. 1 May          Oliver & Sadie Kielt, Bernard McKenna

Tues. 2 May         Agnes Gribbin, Patrick Martin, Kathleen McLernon, Hugh Martin

Wed. 3 May          Mary & Seamus Kealey, Harry Heaney

Thur. 4 May         William Johnston, Oliver McKenna

Fri. 5 May             Elizabeth Kelly, Charlie McFlynn

Sat 6 May             Vera Masterson, Catherine Halferty

 

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Sunday 23 April

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1553, Loose Plate - £693

Castledawson Envelopes - £516, Loose Plate - £130

Total Standing Orders - £715

Trocaire - £10,889 to date

Please return any remaining Trocaire boxes as soon as possible.

 

The new car park extension, at the top of the school lane, has now opened.  Once again we ask that you please use this car park as opposed to parking on the lane or at the entrance to the Parochial House.

 

FIRST FRIDAY OF APRIL Friday 5 May - Mass at 7.30pm in St. John’s Church Milltown; the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt.

CONGRATULATIONS to Laura Stokes & Thomas Stokes who were married recently.

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Conor James McKee and Kai Eamon Larkin who were baptised recently.

Please note the following dates –

First Communion

Magherafelt - Saturday 6 May 10.30am

Castledawson - Saturday 20 May 11am

Confirmation for Kilronan School - Saturday 20 May 3pm Magherafelt

Confirmation - Sunday 21 May, 3pm Magherafelt

Graveyard Sunday - Sunday 25 June, 12 noon (there will be no 12 noon Mass in Magherafelt on that day)

 

ANNUAL ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK - Sunday 28 May

 

LOUGH DERG - One Day Retreats on specific dates in May, booking essential; Three Day Pilgrimage season begins Thursday 1 June; contact 00353 719 861 518 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2800 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; Launching ‘Wednesday Salad Day’

 – come and try our new salad selections

 

SUNDAY - COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

TUESDAY – PARENTS & TODDLERS 9.15am – 11.15am; WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm; ZUMBA 8pm

WEDNESDAY - KNITTING GROUP no session; PILATES 7pm & 8.15pm; PILOXING 8pm THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm, contact Julie 079 2561 7696;

TAE KWON DO 4pm

FRIDAY – IRISH DANCING from 6pm

SATURDAY – STAGE RIGHT DRAMA 1pm

MRS EARLY DVD now available, £10

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 17, 21, 27; £25 to Triona Coyle, Anna McGuckin, Finbarr McKee; Jackpot £3200; Draw will take place on Monday

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 12, 17, 21; £25 to Alisha Devlin, Micky Hicks; Jackpot £2300

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