Bulletin of 10 Dec 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 Dec. Group 1 M. Wilson, M. Robinson

17 Dec.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          P. Quinn            M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee

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

Sun. 12 noon        L. McNally         W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                        D. Loughran

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

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Peter McKenna, Frank Kearney (Maghera), Michael McGrory (Keady) and Francis Donnelly (Perth) who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 9 Dec.           Annie Doyle, Edward Rocks

Sun. 10 Dec.        Johnny Doyle, Mickey Joe McGurk, Catherine Hatton, Michael Carr, Tony Gallagher

Mon. 11 Dec.       Harry McNally, Brigid Stokes, John McKeown

                              Tony Loughran (MM Magherafelt 7.30pm)

Tues. 12 Dec.     

Wed. 13 Dec.       Tiny Martin, Jack Kerr, Pat McDonagh

Thur. 14 Dec.       Elizabeth Gallagher, Hugh McCloskey, Mary McSwiggan

Fri. 15 Dec.          Margaret Deehan, Sue Murray

Sat 16 Dec.          Gerry Graham, Patrick Joseph O’Neill

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION – December Dues

Magherafelt Envelopes - £3792, Loose Plate - £659

Castledawson Envelopes - £615, Loose Plate - £167

Total Standing Orders - £715

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Conan Anthony Cleary who was baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Aileen Bradley and James McGrattan who were married recently.

 

‘THE BRIDGE’ PROGRAMME - Advent Mass for First Communion children & their parents/guardians today 9am in Castledawson and 10.30am in Magherafelt

 

‘THE BRIDGE’ PROGRAMME – the next meeting for all parents/guardians of First Communion children will take place on Tuesday 12 December 7.30pm or Wednesday 13 December 7.30pm in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption.

 

HOLY HOUR

The next Holy Hour for healing and peace will take place on Thursday 14 December at 7.30pm.

CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE     

Castledawson – Sunday 17 December – 5pm

 

PARISH CHRISTMAS CARDS are ready for distribution.  We would ask the team of envelope distributers to please collect them from the Parish Centre as soon as possible.  We appreciate your help at this busy time of the year.

 

TROCAIRE GIFTS FOR CHANGE Trocaire Gifts will be sold after all Masses Sunday 17 December, leaflets available in the Church with details and prices.

 

OPEN DAY FOR NEW ROW P1– Tuesday 19 December 9.30am – 11am or 1.30pm – 2.30pm, everyone welcome

OPEN DAY FOR HOLY FAMILY NURSERY UNIT & P1– Wednesday 20 December 10am – 11.30am or 1pm – 2.30pm, everyone welcome; application forms for enrolment in Nursery Unit & P1 available from the school offices, contact 028 7963 2153 / 028 7946 8426

 

PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2100 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1; Christmas Bingo  Sunday 17 December, with turkeys or treats for every game

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO - open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm; Christmas Dinner – Wednesday 13 December, booking essential 028 7963 1726; 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; YOGA 8pm

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

FRIDAY - SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING 6pm

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 3, 16, 19; £25 to Derek Curry, Michael Purvis, Sarah Averill; Jackpot £1700

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 3, 11, 21; £25 to Christopher McMullan, Paul, Enda & Claire; Jackpot £2200

 

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

ANNUAL CHARITY BREAKFAST Russell Shiels Tyres Ltd, Saturday 23 December 8am – 11.30am, in aid of Charis & FACTS everyone welcome

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