Bulletin of 7 May 17

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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 6 B. Morgan, A. Doyle, C. Devlin

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

14 MAY                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          J. McCormack  C. McNamee, A. Goddard,

                                                        C. Lawlor

Sun. 10.30am       F. Lynch            E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                        M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        F. Convery        B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

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

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Denis Flynn (Granard) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week -

Sat. 6 May            Vera Masterson, Catherine Halferty, Jimmy McManus, Hugh Conway

Sun. 7 May           Patrick (Bunny) O’Hagan, John Hanson, Mary Quinn, Mary Devlin, John Atkinson, Kathleen Devane, Harry & Margaret Doyle,

                              Brigid Keenan (1st Av.)

Mon. 8 May          Cassie McFalone, Celine Masterson, Elizabeth McKeever, Mary McFlynn

Tues. 9 May         Edward Bradley, Ann Price, Robert Stirrup,

                              Josie Kearns (1st Av. 11am)

Wed. 10 May        Patsy Konoske

Thur. 11 May       Canice Mullan, Susan Cartin, Patrick Conway,

                              Mary & Dan McFaul

Fri. 12 May           Charles McKenna, Jane McKee, Annie McLaughlin, Patsy Halferty (1st Av. 7.30pm Milltown)

Sat 13 May           Peggy McCorry, Desmond McNicholl

                              Gerry Lynch (1st Av. 11am)

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Sunday 30 April

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1962, Loose Plate - £653

Castledawson Envelopes - £468, Loose Plate - £163

Total Standing Orders - £715

Trocaire - £13,026 to date

 

CUAN MHUIRE COLLECTION – There will be a special collection next weekend at all Masses for Sister Consilio’s rehabilitation and treatment centre, Newry.

 

CONGRATULATIONS to Sarah McOscar & James Sheridan and Michael Devlin & Marguerite McPeake who were married recently.

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Amarra Rose Scullion, Zack Dainius Hogg, Jacob Lesniak and Mary-Ellen Marie O’Neill Moore who were baptised recently.

PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO THE MASS ROCK IN GLENSHANE FOREST – Fr Gates will say Mass at the Mass Rock on Sunday 4 June at 1pm.  Please allow 1-2 hours walking from the parking area inside the forest, contact Róisín This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 078 4183 6460 or Joe This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 075 2353 8402 for details.

Please note the following dates –

First Communion, 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 £2850 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; ZUMBA 8pm

WEDNESDAY - KNITTING GROUP recommences 10 May 10.30am, new members most welcome; 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

The Lynch family would like to thank all those who attended their recent Vintage Tea Party.  The total raised was £4,500 for Charis and Macmillan.

ART EXHIBITION - Local artists are invited to display their work in Expressions Bistro.  The exhibition will run through the months of May & June.

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 8, 17, 21, 27; £25 to Tillie McKay, Peggy McKee, Dorothy O’Kane; Jackpot £3300

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 8, 13, 15, 17; £25 to Shauna Kearns, Terry Heaney; Jackpot £2400

NORTHERN TRUST – Workshop to help people plan for the future in times of grief & bereavement, Tuesday 9 May 9.45am – 2pm in the Glenavon Hotel, for information & to register contact 028 7936 6994.