Bulletin of 5 Nov 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 2 M. McMahon, M. Gates

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

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

12 Nov.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          P. Quinn            M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill

Sun. 10.30am       C. McGarry       G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,

                                                        M. Duncan

Sun. 12 noon        B. Ludlow          E. Mulholland, M. McGee,

                                                        A. McGuckin

C’dawson 9am     A. Brown           B. Gregg, E. Gallagher

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Martin McMahon, Nellie Lagan, Sean Rooney, Gemma Bateson (Ballinderry), Eamon McCusker (Maghera), Mary Clark (Clady) & Bernadette McKinless (Ballinderry) who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

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

Sun. 5 Nov.          Sarah Mulholland, Mary Madden

Mon. 6 Nov.         Jim Johnston, Josie Goff, Caoimhe Kerr

Tues. 7 Nov.        Margaret (Tess) Carmichael, Susan McKeever

Wed. 8 Nov.         Michael Donaghy, Thomas Mullan, Malachy & Bob McIvor, Sarah Devlin, Gerry Murray

Thur. 9 Nov.         Patrick Quinn, Lila McCann

Fri. 10 Nov.          Patrick Cleary,

                              Alice Monaghan (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Sat 11 Nov.          Gerry Gallagher, Kathleen Harrigan, Declan Henry

(Sunday 12 November Freda McElhone MM 12noon Magherafelt)

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION -

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1617, Loose Plate - £552

Castledawson Envelopes - £440, Loose Plate - £163

Total Standing Orders - £715

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Joel Jayden Lagan who was baptised recently.

 

‘THE BRIDGE’ PROGRAMME - The Enrolment Mass for First Communicants & their parents/guardians will be on Sunday 12 November at 9am in Castledawson and at 10.30am in Magherafelt; looking forward to seeing you there.

PARISH LAUNCH OF THE YEAR OF THE FAMILY 2018

There will be an Evening of Prayer and Anointing with Oil of Gladness on Thursday 16 November at 7.30pm in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, with guest speakers Angela & Brendan McAuley.

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.

NEW ROW PRIMARY SCHOOL

Please note - no Parent & Toddler Group Monday 5 November, cancelled due to the building work, returning Monday 12 November 9.15am; Date for the diary - Open Day Tuesday 19 December 9.30am & 1.30pm; Building update - The work to upgrade our facilities entered a new phase over the Hallowe'en break with extensive work undertaken including significant structural changes.  We look forward to its planned completion before Christmas.

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2100 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;

TUESDAY – WHIST 2pm

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILATES 7pm & new 6 week beginner’s course starts 8.15pm Wednesday 8 November contact Tanya 077 1316 1766

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

 

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

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

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

Holy Family Sisters & Lay Associates wish to thank all those who contributed in any way to support their work with the homeless in Sri Lanka.  The amount raised was £2150.

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 8, 14, 25; £25 to Kieran McGuckin, Dylan McSwiggan, McEniff; Jackpot £1200; St Ita's Camogie 80th Anniversary Dinner - Saturday 18 November in The Terrace Hotel; for tickets contact Teresa 075 2278 1168, Sara 077 8665 3014, Parish Centre or committee members

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 6, 18, 19; £25 to Joan Ludlow, Colm Lavery; Jackpot £1700

 

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819