Bulletin of 8 October 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 4 E. Gogarty, U. McLaughlin, M. Campbell

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

Altar Society Oct. Group 4 A. Martin, P. Hanson, M. Quinn

15 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 and Anne Diamond (Newbridge) who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries occur this week -

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

Sun. 8 Oct.           Mary Wasson, Pauline Taylor

Mon. 9 Oct.          William Deehan, Cassie Magee, Pauline Toner, Bridget (Bridie) Corran (1st Av. 11am Magherafelt)

Tues. 10 Oct.       Brendan Higgins,

                              Seamus Tohill (1st Av. 11am Magherafelt)

Wed. 11 Oct.       

Thur. 12 Oct.       Frank O’Brien, Hugh McCormack

Fri. 13 Oct.           Patsy Mallon, Marie Craig, Dympna Kelly

Sat 14 Oct.          

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION - OCTOBER DUES

Magherafelt Envelopes - £3013, Loose Plate - £606

Castledawson Envelopes - £676, Loose Plate - £111

Total Standing Orders - £715

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Thomas Olkowski and Ciara Marie Síne McGaughey who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Kirby Maria and Denis Ward who were married recently.

 

Please note the following dates for 2018 –

FIRST PENANCE

Magherafelt         Wednesday 21 March 7pm

Castledawson     Thursday 22 March 7pm

FIRST COMMUNION

Magherafelt         Saturday 12 May 11am

Castledawson     Saturday 19 May 11am

CONFIRMATION

Magherafelt         Sunday 3 June 3pm

Parents who wish their children to receive the Sacraments of First Penance and First Communion in the Parish should register via their school or Fr. Gates as soon as possible.  Details of the ‘Bridge Programme’ for First Communion will be in next week’s bulletin.

OCTOBER PRAYER FOR WORLD PEACE

The devotional prayer service will continue in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption this Tuesday 10 October at 7.30pm.

SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 10 October 7.30pm

 

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

Sister Geraldine would like to thank everyone who donated so generously to their recent appeal; the total amount raised was £4562, which will go directly to the sisters in Africa.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £3950 in 50 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; Smart Mums Market today 12 noon – 2pm

MONDAY - ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7.30pm

TUESDAY – PARENTS & TODDLERS 9.15am – 11.15am; WHIST 2pm; PILATES new 4 week block commences Tuesday 10 October 7pm, contact Therese 078 6790 1666

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

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

Cupcake Class Monday 16 October 10am – 2pm Vintage Coffee Morning Saturday 21 October 10am – 2pm, proceeds in aid of Marie Curie

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

Coffee Morning Saturday 28 October 10am – 2pm, please support Holy Family Sisters working with the homeless in Sri Lanka

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 3, 5, 29; £25 to Aida, Willie Higgins, Michael Gourley; Jackpot £5500

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 14, 20, 23; £25 to Marie McLarnon, Seamus Keenan; Jackpot £1300

ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY MID ULSTER – volunteers needed, contact Maureen 077 0347 0746 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it