Bulletin of 21 May 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

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 2 M. McMahon, M. Gates

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

28 MAY                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          U. O’Kane         M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill

Sun. 10.30am       C. McGarry       G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,

                                                        M. Duncan

Sun. 12 noon        B. Ludlow          E. Mulholland, M. McGee,

                                                        A. McGuckin

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

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Rita Dougan, Sam McNabb and Kathleen Boyle who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week -

Sat. 20 May          Tom Lagan,

                              Raymond McNabb (1st Av. 6.15pm Magherafelt)

Sun. 21 May        Patsy McGlade, Margo Devlin, Christy Loughrey, Mary Mooney

Mon. 22 May        Cassie Devlin, Sarah O’Kane, John Hatton (Sr)

Tues. 23 May       Ned Lynch, Eddie O’Neill, Tommy Doherty, Patrick Bradley

Wed. 24 May        Teresa McKeever

Thur. 25 May       Sr. Lucy Dowds, Freddie Gallagher, Hugh Thomas Graham

Fri. 26 May           Hugh McGuckin, Tommy & Cissie Maguire

Sat 27 May           James Bothwell, Patrick O’Neill

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1829, Loose Plate - £582

Castledawson Envelopes - £393, Loose Plate - £73

Total Standing Orders - £715

 

CONGRATULATIONS to Orla McKeever and Seamus Convery who were married recently.

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Ollie Arthur Wilson, Katie Anderson, Cara Meabh Scullion and Conleth James Scullion who were baptised recently.

CONFIRMATION Archbishop Eamon Martin will celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption today at 3pm; tea & coffee will be served immediately afterwards in the Parish Centre.

 

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.

 

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 .

 

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES

Quinn’s Corner Ballygawley – 12, 19, 26 September & 7, 14, 21 November; www.courses.accord.ie

 

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2950 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; PILATES 7pm; 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

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

 

PREGNANCY YOGA with Rosie Kerr commences Monday 5 June 6.30pm – 8pm, for more details and to book contact Rosie 075 4004 9880

HOLY FAMILY LAY ASSOCIATES meeting in Convent House Monday 22 May 7.30pm

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 20, 23, 25; £25 to Imelda Marshall, Eamon Campbell, Denise McGuckin; Jackpot £3500; Get Fit for Summer – twice weekly training programme starts Sunday 28 May, registration & information evening Friday 26 May 7.30pm - 8.30pm, adults £10 for 5 weeks, £1 per night, children £5

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 14, 15, 19; £25 to Geraldine Quinn, Conor Taggart; Jackpot £2600