Bulletin of 15 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 5 A. McVey, M. Purvis

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

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

22 Oct.                  READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

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

Sun. 10.30am       Sr. Caitriona      G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,

                                                        M. Duncan

Sun. 12 noon        L. McNally         W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                        D. Loughran

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

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Sean Rooney, Freda McElhone, Alice Monaghan, Patrick (Pat) Dougan and Anne Diamond (Newbridge) who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries occur this week -

Sat. 14 Oct.          Jimmy McManus

Sun. 15 Oct.        James E. McCaughan, Antonio Lupari, Sammy Ewing, Belle Conlon, Johnny Hampsey, Sarah McLarnon

Mon. 16 Oct.        Gerry & Madeleine Campbell, Isabella McKeever, Sammy Averell

Tues. 17 Oct.       Marion Cleary

Wed. 18 Oct.        Michael Higgins, Charlie O’Kane, Leonard Donnelly

Thur. 19 Oct.       John McRory Snr.

Fri. 20 Oct.          

Sat 21 Oct.           Bawn Cochrane, Nora McLarnon, Paula McCloskey

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1818, Loose Plate - £676

Castledawson Envelopes - £380, Loose Plate - £114

Total Standing Orders - £715

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Ollie James Irwin, Jack Thomas Marshall and Jonah Nicholas who were baptised recently.

 

BRIDGE PROGRAMME – initial meeting for all parents/guardians of First Communion children on Thursday 19 October 7.30pm in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption

 

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

Kilronan School First Communion Saturday 12 May 2pm

 

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.

OCTOBER PRAYER FOR WORLD PEACE

The devotional prayer service will continue in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption this Tuesday 17 October at 7.30pm.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £4000 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’

SUNDAY - COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass;

MONDAY - CUPCAKE CLASS Monday 16 October 10am – 2pm; ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7.30pm

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

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

SATURDAY

Vintage Coffee Morning – Ann Marie O’Kane invites you to a Coffee Morning on 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

 

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

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

EVENING OF SONG & REFLECTION with Duneane Parish Folk Choirs & launch of CD by Fr. John Quinn SDB in Sacred Heart Church, Cargin on Friday 20 October 7.30pm, voluntary donation in aid of Mary & Fintan O’Neill

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 7, 17, 29; £25 to Michael Purvis, Mary Cunningham, Patsy McAllister; Jackpot £5600; Table Quiz - Friday 20 October 8pm, in support of Cancer Focus NI

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 13, 15, 19, 22; £25 to Eileen Chesney, Paul, Enda & Claire; Jackpot £1400