Bulletin of 28 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 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

Altar Society June Group 5 Betty Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster

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

4 JUNE                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          F. Young           M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee

Sun. 10.30am       P. O’Kane          E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                        M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        E. McKee          W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                        D. Loughran

C’dawson 9am     D. McElwee      N. O’Kane, C. Diamond

 

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

Sat. 27 May          James Bothwell, Patrick O’Neill

Sun. 28 May        John Joseph McKeown

Mon. 29 May        Annie McKee,

                              Thomas Waites (1st Av. 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 30 May       Christina (Teeney) Doyle

Wed. 31 May        Joe Connery

Thur. 1 June        Frankie McFalone, Gwyn Treharne

Fri. 2 June            Evelyn McGuckin

Sat 3 June           

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1854, Loose Plate - £600

Castledawson Envelopes - £477, Loose Plate - £124

Total Standing Orders - £715

 

CONGRATULATIONS to the children from New Row Primary School who received their First Holy Communion and to all the children from the Parish who received the Sacrament of Confirmation last week.

 

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

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)

 

LITURGY GROUP meeting in the Convent House Tuesday 30 May 8pm, new members always welcome

 

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 £3000 in 46 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

COFFEE & CRAFT MORNING Saturday 10 June

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 18, 22, 29; £25 to Martina Diamond, Johnny McKay, Bernie Carey; Jackpot £3600

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 9, 11, 14, 20; £25 to Bernie Shivers, Eabhaoin Galbraith; Jackpot £2700

CAMPA CHORMAIC Irish Language & Games Summer Camps - for dates and details contact 078 3404 9305, www.campachormaic.com

STAY ABROAD PROGRAMME – if you would be interested in hosting a Spanish student (age 12-16) in July please contact Simon Holmes 077 1929 2090