Bulletin of 12 Nov 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 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

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

19 Nov.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          A. McGuckin     M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee

Sun. 10.30am       P. O’Kane          E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                        M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        E. McKee          W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                        D. Loughran

C’dawson 9am     Betty Foster       N. Bell, E. Gallagher

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Martin McMahon, Dessie Diamond (Bellaghy), Mary Clark (Clady), Bernadette McKinless (Ballinderry) and Eamon McCusker (Maghera) who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

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

Sun. 12 Nov.        Alice O’Donnell, Kathleen McKee, Kevin Rocks, Susan Donnelly, James McKeown,

                              Freda McElhone (MM 12noon Magherafelt)

Mon. 13 Nov.       Mary Mulholland, Harry McMurray, Cyril McBride,

                              Anthony Rooney & Sean Rooney (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 14 Nov.      Bridget McKeever, Michael Crotty, Johana Crotty, John Shivers, Matilda Molloy, Jimmy McKibbon

Wed. 15 Nov.       Thomas L. McLaughlin, Margaret Hogan, John Hagan, Richard Kielt

Thur. 16 Nov.      Fr. Sean Rainey, Kathleen McNicholl, Francis Burke, Rose McConnell, Kevin Walls

Fri. 17 Nov.          John J. Higgins, Michael (Mickey) Conway, Louise Higgins, Sean Hinfey,

                              Nellie Lagan (MM 7.30pm Castledawson),

                              Gemma Bateson (MM 7.30pm Ballinderry)

Sat 18 Nov.          Frank McGuire,

                              Fr. McAnerney (1st Av. 6.15pm Magherafelt)

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION -

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2012, Loose Plate - £680

Castledawson Envelopes - £366, Loose Plate - £152

Total Standing Orders - £715

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Darragh Paul Purvis who was baptised recently.

 

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.

‘THE BRIDGE’ PROGRAMME - The Enrolment Masses for First Communicants & their parents/guardians takes place today at 9am in Castledawson and at 10.30am in Magherafelt.  Please remember the children in your prayers.

 

MASS OF REMEMBRANCE for deceased & current members, supporters and friends of O’Donovan Rossa G.A.C will take place on Friday 17 November at 7.30pm

in St John’s Milltown.

 

CORRECTION TO PARISH ACCOUNTS

The template used by the Archdiocese of Armagh for Parish Accounts includes Church organist under salaries.  We would like to emphasise that all organists and those who assist with the choirs in this Parish do so on a voluntary basis.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819; Christmas Cards now available in the Church, £3.50 per pack of 10

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES

Pastoral Centre, Maghera – the following dates are now available for booking - 16 & 17 February, 23 & 24 March, 20 & 21 April, 18 & 19 May and 15 & 16 June; for more information & to book see www.courses.accord.ie

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2150 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; ZUMBA 8pm

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

 

BILLY DUFFY MEMORIAL TABLE QUIZ - Friday 17 November 8.30pm in Parish Centre Bistro, £5 per person, proceeds to St. Vincent de Paul

 

Ann-Marie O’Kane and the family of the late Sheelagh Davies would like to thank everyone who attended and contributed to the recent Vintage Coffee Morning.  A staggering £9050 was raised for Marie Curie.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

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, 4, 5, 23; £25 to Marie Crotty, Aodhan Higgins, Clara Collins; Jackpot £1300; 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 6, 9, 14, 17; £25 to Connor Taggart, John F. McKenna; Jackpot £1800