Bulletin of 1 Oct 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 Oct. Group 4 A. Martin, P. Hanson, M. Quinn

8 Oct.                    READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

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

Sun. 10.30am       J. O’Brien          E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                        M. Treanor

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

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

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Patrick (Pat) Dougan who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

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

Sun. 1 Oct.           Mary Bernadette Porter, Kevin Gallagher, Michael O’Brien

Mon. 2 Oct.          Roddy O’Kane, Alice O’Kane

Tues. 3 Oct.         Minnie Bradley, Peggie McKee, Michael McLaughlin,

                              Teresa McKeever (MM 7.30pm Castledawson)

Wed. 4 Oct.          Andrew Quinn

Thur. 5 Oct.         Mary Ellen Bradley, Mary Ann O’Hagan, Sarah Mulholland, Michael Killeen

Fri. 6 Oct.             Barney McCallion, Dan McAuley,

                              Harold Purvis (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Sat 7 Oct.             Tom McGlone, Louis Lupari, Michelle O’Neill

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1848, Loose Plate - £524

Castledawson Envelopes - £408, Loose Plate - £127

Total Standing Orders - £715

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Daithí Patrick Stronge and Aela Clare O’Neill who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to John Bryson & Ann Marie Roche, Maria Taggart & Jonathon Barfoot and Stephanie McGuckin & Matthew Degnan who were married recently.

FIRST FRIDAY OF OCTOBER please note Mass at 7.30pm in Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt; the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt.

OCTOBER PRAYER FOR WORLD PEACE

There will be a devotional prayer service in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption on the first four Tuesdays of October, beginning Tuesday 3 October at 7.30pm.

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 £3900 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 & 8.15pm; PILOXING 7pm

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

FRIDAY - SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING 6pm

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

SMA Lay Association meeting in the Parish Centre Sunday 1 October 2.30pm – 4pm

Goldilocks & The Three Bears Saturday 7 October 2pm, tickets available in the Parish Centre

Smart Mums Market Sunday 8 October 12 noon

Happy Days Nursery ‘Beauty & the Beast’ Saturday 14 October 12 noon

Cupcake Class Monday 16 October 10am – 2pm Vintage Coffee Morning Saturday 21 October

Jake Carter Saturday 21 October 8.30pm, tickets now available in the Parish Centre

HOLY FAMILY LAY ASSOCIATES meeting in Convent House Monday 2 October 7.30pm

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 10, 16, 26; £25 to Rosemary Maunsell, Adrian Devlin, Peggy Purvis; Jackpot £5400

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 9, 21, 22, 23; £25 to Declan Lavery, John B. McKenna; Jackpot £1200

ENGLISH CLASSES Wednesday 4 October 10am – 12 noon in First Magherafelt Presbyterian Church, contact Archie Thomson 077 6177 9974