Bulletin of 22 Oct 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 6 B. Morgan, A. Doyle, C. Devlin

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

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

29 Oct.                  READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          M. McLaughlin  C. McNamee, A. Goddard,

                                                        C. Lawlor

Sun. 10.30am       F. Lynch            E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                        M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        F. Convery        B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9am     Sr. Margaret      N. O’Kane, C. Diamond

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Martin McMahon, Nellie Lagan, Sean Rooney, Freda McElhone, Alice Monaghan and Gemma Bateson (Ballinderry) who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 21 Oct.          Bawn Cochrane, Nora McLarnon, Paula McCloskey, Dan & Mary McFall

Sun. 22 Oct.        Joan Sommers, Mamie Heaney, Fabie Gallagher, Barney Kealey, Sam Dougan, Sadie O’Hagan, James Devlin

Mon. 23 Oct.        Bridget & Willie Johnston, Pearce Patrick McLarnon

                              Pat Dougan (MM Magherafelt 7.30pm)

Tues. 24 Oct.       Philomena Mallon, Catherine McGill, Thomas Gallagher, Brian Higgins, Patrick Larkin

Wed. 25 Oct.        Charles Murray

Thur. 26 Oct.       Josephine Browne, Francis Loane, Pearse O’Kane, Joe Taylor, Jack Murray, Patrick Armstrong

Fri. 27 Oct.          

Sat 28 Oct.          

(Sun. 29 Oct. Sheelagh Davies 1st Av. 10am Newbridge)

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1976, Loose Plate - £690

Castledawson Envelopes - £371, Loose Plate - £113

Total Standing Orders - £715

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Senan Matthew McCann, Isla Olivia Boone and Carter George Cowden who were baptised recently.

 

CONGRATULATIONS to Clara Cassidy & Barry McNally and Mary Nelson & Stephen McHenry who were married recently.

 

HOLY HOUR FOR FAMILIES – In preparation for the World Meeting of Families in 2018 there will be a Holy Hour each month devoted to healing, unity & peace within families, beginning Thursday 26 October 7.30pm – 8.30pm.

 

Please note the following dates for 2018 –

 

FIRST PENANCE

Magherafelt         Wednesday 21 March 7pm

Castledawson     Thursday 22 March 7pm

Kilronan School  Wednesday 21 March 10am

FIRST COMMUNION

Magherafelt         Saturday 12 May 11am

Castledawson     Saturday 19 May 11am

Kilronan School 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 24 October at 7.30pm.

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2000 in 45 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 - 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

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

BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE NI Monday 6 November & Tuesday 7 November 1.30pm – 4pm & 5.15pm – 8pm

SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 24 October 7.30pm

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – The jackpot £5600 was won by William Higgins, the winning numbers were 3, 7, 19, 23; New Jackpot £1000;

St Ita's Camogie 80th Anniversary Dinner - Saturday 18 November in The Terrace Hotel; tickets £20, available from Parish Centre, Kerr's Shop or committee members; contact Teresa 075 2278 1168 or Sara 077 8665 3014

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 7, 13, 16; £25 to Jill Hastings, Niall Gribbin; Jackpot £1500

 

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819