Bulletin of 26 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 5 A. McVey, M. Purvis

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

Altar Society Dec. Group 1 M. Wilson, M. Robinson

3 Dec.                   READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          P. Deehan         T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley

Sun. 10.30am       J. O’Brien          G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,

                                                        M. Duncan

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

C’dawson 9am     D. McElwee      C. McKenna, S. McGuckin

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Tony Loughran, Frank Kearney (Maghera), Michael McGrory (Keady), Francis Donnelly (Perth) and Dessie Diamond (Bellaghy) who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries occur this week -

Sat. 25 Nov.         Mary Lupari, Rose Walls, Michael Masterson Snr.

Sun. 26 Nov.        Paul Devlin

Mon. 27 Nov.       Patrick Gallagher

Tues. 28 Nov.      John V. McCaughan, Nuala Johnston, Michael Campbell, Freddie Barry, Fr. Brendan Fleming, Eddie Joe O’Kane

Wed. 29 Nov.       Bridget Kearns, Danny McCann

Thur. 30 Nov.      Susan Cherry, Rosemary Hughes (1st Av.),

                              Mary Martin (1st Av. 7pm Newbridge)

Fri. 1 Dec.            Brigid Tohill

Sat 2 Dec.            Sarah McCaughan, Annie Josephine O’Hagan, Michael Burke

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION -

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2166, Loose Plate - £752

Castledawson Envelopes - £411, Loose Plate - £134

Total Standing Orders - £715

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Conan Patrick McLoughlin and Cadían John Shivers who were baptised recently.

 

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

YOUTH 2000 CHRISTMAS RETREAT

Youth 2000 invites young adults between the ages of 16-35 to a weekend retreat from Friday 8 – Sunday 10 December in Newbridge, Co. Kildare, donation only, contact 00353 1675 3690 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819; Christmas Cards now available in the Church, £3.50 per pack of 10; Annual Christmas Appeal – please leave new, unwrapped gifts at our collection point in Bank of Ireland, Magherafelt

 

 

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; Christmas Dinner – Wednesday 13 December from 12 noon, booking essential; followed by Christmas Afternoon Dance in the Hall, everyone welcome

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; 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 6pm

 

APOSTOLIC ANNUAL SALE OF WORK Sunday 26 November 3pm, all proceeds to the Missions, all support appreciated

CHRISTMAS MARKET Sunday 3 December 11am – 4pm

SVP SENIOR CITIZENS CHRISTMAS DINNER – Sunday 10 December 1pm sharp, for tickets contact 028 7930 0819 and leave your name and number

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 7, 16, 20; £25 to Conor Smylie, Darren McAlinden, Angela Bateson; Jackpot £1500

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 11, 13, 24; £25 to Martin McMullan, M. McSwiggan; Jackpot £2000

MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FC – Christmas Draw in aid of Club Development, tickets £10, available from any player, committee member or message our FB page; Mini Soccer continues Saturdays 10am – 11am in Meadowbank 3G, everyone welcome