Bulletin of 29 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 1 B. McCusker, R. Walls, M. McSwiggan

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

Altar Society Nov. Group 5 Betty Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster

5 Nov.                   READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          M. Conlon          T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley

Sun. 10.30am       T. White             J. Clayton, R. Clayton, Sr. Caitriona

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

C’dawson 9am     P. Hanson         F. J. O’Kane, L. Brown

 

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

Sat. 28 Oct.          Kieran Hegarty, Mary Edge

Sun. 29 Oct.        Dympna Kielt, Elizabeth Hanson, Maureen Glennon, Sheelagh Davies (née Donnelly, 1st Av. 10am Newbridge)

Mon. 30 Oct.        John McGlade, Patrick McFlynn, Claire Higgins, Matty Sweeney, John McCormack

Tues. 31 Oct.       Phil Regan, Patrick Doherty, Edmund Shaw, Paddy Steele, Teresa Hagan

Wed. 1 Nov.         Michael Devlin

Thur. 2 Nov.         Teresa Chaney, Sammy McKenna, Elizabeth O’Neill

Fri. 3 Nov.            Kathleen Coyle, Andy Devlin, Arthur Gillen

Sat 4 Nov.            Mary O’Donnell, Frank Donnelly, Annie McNabb, James McKee

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION - MISSION SUNDAY

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2150, Loose Plate - £769

Castledawson Envelopes - £341, Loose Plate - £137

Total Standing Orders - £715

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Arija Valova and Aódhan Óg Shaun Walls who were baptised recently.

 

FEAST OF ALL SAINTS

Vigil Tuesday 31 October 7.30pm Magherafelt; Wednesday 1 November 11am & 7.30pm in Magherafelt & 9am in Castledawson

 

FEAST OF ALL SOULS Thursday 2 November 11am &

7.30pm in Magherafelt

 

FIRST FRIDAY OF NOVEMBER – Mass at 7.30pm in St. Patrick’s Castledawson; the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt.

 

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.

Trócaire is looking for Parish volunteers in the Armagh Archdiocese to help raise awareness of the challenges facing the world’s poorest communities and the difference being made by support from Ireland; for more information email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2050 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 no session; WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILATES 7pm & 8.15pm; PILOXING 7pm;

YOGA 8pm, contact Ashley 079 5524 2160

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

FRIDAY - SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING no session

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

N. I. BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE Monday 6 November & Tuesday 7 November 1.30pm – 4pm & 5.15pm – 8pm, www.nibts.org

TABLE QUIZ Friday 17 November

APOSTOLIC SALE OF WORK Sunday 26 November

CHRISTMAS CUP CAKE CLASS Monday 27 November 10am – 2pm, £45, for details and to book contact 075 2520 3209 / 077 1311 5120

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 8, 13, 16; £25 to Clare & Eoghan, Anne Kerr, Erin Spiers; Jackpot £1100; 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 10, 16, 18, 22; £25 to Breige Connery, JB JO; Jackpot £1600

 

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819