Bulletin of 24 Sept 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 Sept. Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young

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

1 Oct.                    READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

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

                                                        C. Lawlor

Sun. 10.30am       F. Gallagher      G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,

                                                        M. Duncan

Sun. 12 noon        C. O’Kane         B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9am     B. Foster            N. Bell, E. Gallagher

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Patrick (Pat) Dougan, Harold Purvis, Rosina Kerlin and Teresa McKeever who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 23 Sept.        Rose Regan, Annie Higgins, Frank Marshall, Dan McFerran, Nora McConville (MM 6.15pm)

Sun. 24 Sept.       John McElhone Snr, Emmet Murray, James McCorry

Mon. 25 Sept.      Margaret Moore

Tues. 26 Sept.     Florence Logan

Wed. 27 Sept.      Fr. Felix McLaughlin, John Hughes, Philomena Molloy, Mary Niblock,

                              Gerry Hughes (1st Av. 7.30pm Castledawson)

Thur. 28 Sept.     Dan Lagan, Vincent Doyle

Fri. 29 Sept.         Desmond Russell, Joe O’Neill

Sat 30 Sept.         Margaret Regan, Tommy McKenna, Rose McGoldrick, Paddy Tohill,

                              Philip McWilliams (MM Kilrea 6pm)

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1741, Loose Plate - £630

Castledawson Envelopes - £399, Loose Plate - £141

Total Standing Orders - £715

 

DAUGHTERS OF SISTERS OF CHARITY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL MISSION APPEAL

The sisters will speak about their work in Africa at all Masses today.  There will be a collection after Communion and an opportunity to talk to the sisters after Mass.

SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – please note - There will be no Church door collection today.

HOLY FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL OPENING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR MASS will take place on Thursday 28 September at 11am in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, everyone welcome.

 

SPRED Special Religious Education – Meetings will resume in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 26 September 7.30pm, contact Margaret 078 5163 1317

 

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES

Pastoral Centre, Maghera – the following dates are now available for booking - 24 & 25 November, 12 & 13 January, 16 & 17 February, 23 & 24 March, 20 & 21 April, 18 & 19 May and 15 & 16 June; for more information & to book see www.courses.accord.ie

 

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £3850 in 49 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1

 

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO - open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm; ‘Wednesday Curry Day’ – come along and try our curry

SUNDAY - COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

MONDAY - ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7.30pm

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

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILATES 7pm & new 6 week beginner’s course starts Wednesday 27 September 8.15pm, contact Tanya 077 1316 1766; PILOXING 7pm

THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm; TAE KWON DO 4pm; BOWLS 7.30pm

FRIDAY - SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING 6pm

ST JOHN'S BOWLING CLUB - Open Night Thursday 28 September from 7.30pm, come along and see if bowls could be your new hobby, all welcome

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Smart Mums Market Sunday 9 October 12 noon – 2pm; Cupcake Class Monday 16 October 10am – 2pm; Jake Carter Saturday 21 October 8.30pm

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 13, 14, 19; £25 to John McDonagh, Rosemary Maunsell, Noira Doyle; Jackpot £5300

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 17, 20, 23; £25 to Sinead Heaney, Seamus Shivers; Jackpot £1100

 

ENGLISH CLASSES commence Wednesday 4 October 10am – 12noon in First Magherafelt Presbyterian Church, no charge, everyone welcome, contact Archie Thomson 077 6177 9974