Bulletin of 14 May 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 1 B. McCusker, R. Walls, M. McSwiggan

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

21 MAY                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          P. Quinn            T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley

Sun. 10.30am       T. White             J. Clayton, R. Clayton, Sr. Caitriona

Sun. 12 noon        C. Trainor          K. Donnelly, L. O’Neill, A. McAllister

C’dawson 9am     Sr. Margaret      C. McKenna, S. McGuckin

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Sam McNabb, Kathleen Boyle and Denis Flynn (Granard) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 13 May          Peggy McCorry, Desmond McNicholl

                              Gerry Lynch (1st Av. 11am Magherafelt)

Sun. 14 May        Eunice Gallagher, Roberta O’Neill

Mon. 15 May        Alice Lennox, Eamonn O’neill

Tues. 16 May       Isobel Laverty

Wed. 17 May        Vera Brennan, Charlie Keenan, Thomas Dolan

Thur. 18 May       Francis Gribbin, Eugene Beattie, Margaret Devlin

Fri. 19 May           George Gallagher, Philip McKeever, Madge Lynch, Patsy Halferty (1st Av. 7.30pm Milltown)

                              Kathleen O’Hagan (MM 8pm Coolcalm)

Sat 20 May           Tom Lagan,

                              Raymond McNabb (1st Av. 6.15pm Magherafelt)

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Vocations Collection

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1998, Loose Plate - £646

Castledawson Envelopes - £407, Loose Plate - £126

Total Standing Orders - £715

Trocaire - £13,289 to date

 

CUAN MHUIRE COLLECTION – There will be a special Church Door Collection today at all Masses for Sister Consilio’s rehabilitation and treatment centre, Newry.

 

CONGRATULATIONS to Aisling McErlain and Peter Murphy who were married recently.

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Eimíle Kate Martin, Bláthnaid Isobel Fox and Lena Zaborska who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to children from Holy Family Primary School, Spires Integrated Primary School and Gaelscoil an tSeanchaí who received their First Holy Communion on Saturday 6 May.

 

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)

 

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.

 

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 .

 

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2900 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1

 

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO - open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm; ‘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 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

‘THE LATE MRS EARLY’ DVD now available, £10

ART EXHIBITION – please call in and view our open Art Exhibition during May & June; drop in any work you would like to exhibit.

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 20, 22, 23; £25 to Paul Davidson, Martin Millar, Louise Hagan; Jackpot £3400

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 3, 16, 23; £25 to Kathy Bradley, Martin Craig; Jackpot £2500

NEW LIFE CHOIR - 20 children from Uganda share their stories through song & dance, 1st Magherafelt Presbyterian Church, Friday 19 May 7.30pm – 9pm, free admission, for more information www.abaana.org

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819