Bulletin of 17 Dec 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 Dec. Group 1 M. Wilson, M. Robinson

24 Dec.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          U. O’Kane         C. McNamee, A. Goddard,

                                                        C. Lawlor

Sun. 10.30am       F. Lynch            G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,

                                                        M. Duncan

Sun. 12 noon        F. Convery        B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

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

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Harry Shivers, Lucy Donnelly, Peter McKenna and Geraldine Laverty (Lavey) who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries occur this week -

Sat. 16 Dec.         Gerry Graham, Patrick Joseph O’Neill, Briege McGurk, Ann & Joe Crozier

Sun. 17 Dec.        Mary McGeown, Eileen Fleming, Joe O’Donnell, Frank Morgan, Margaret Gallagher

Mon. 18 Dec.       James Hanson, Mary McLaughlin, Billy Duffy

Tues. 19 Dec.      Claire Morrison

Wed. 20 Dec.       Rose Donnelly, Bridie Morgan, Pat McGlade, Patsy & Brigid Bateson

Thur. 21 Dec.       Mary O’Hagan, Josie Lagan, Bridget Niblock

Fri. 22 Dec.          Ena Agnew, Corney O’Neill, Louis Doyle, Annie Berryman, Bernie Browne, Susan Potter

Sat 23 Dec.          Mary Walls, Jim Cassidy, Sarah Rocks

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION –

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1468, Loose Plate - £701

Castledawson Envelopes - £245, Loose Plate - £146

Total Standing Orders - £715

IRISH EPISCOPAL CONFERENCE COLLECTION FRIDAY 8 DECEMBER -

Magherafelt Envelopes - £683, Loose Plate - £137

Castledawson Envelopes - £54, Loose Plate - £20

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Conál Sean Jason Bateson who was baptised recently.

ADVENT & CHRISTMAS SERVICES

 

CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE

Castledawson – Sunday 17 December – 5pm

Magherafelt – Thursday 21 December - 7pm

PARISH PENITENTIAL SERVICE

Magherafelt - Tuesday 19 December - 7.30pm

CONFESSIONS

Sunday 17 December & Sunday 24 December after 9am Mass Castledawson

Monday 18 December after 11am & 7.30pm Masses in Magherafelt

Tuesday 19 December – Friday 22 December after 11am Mass in Magherafelt

Saturday 23 December 11.30am – 1pm Magherafelt

CHRISTMAS EVE MASSES

Castledawson     9pm

Magherafelt         9pm

CHRISTMAS DAY MASSES

Magherafelt         8am, 10.30am, 12 noon

Castledawson     9am

 

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

Please ensure any anniversary notices for inclusion in the bulletins for Sunday 24 December & Sunday 31 December are left in no later than lunchtime Tuesday 19 December.

 

 

PARISH CENTRE             

 SUNDAY Christmas  

Jackpot £2150 in 45 calls, double lines, turkeys or treats for every game; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO - open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm; closed from Monday 25 December, reopening Tuesday 2 January

SUNDAY - COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass;

MONDAY - ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7.30pm

TUESDAY –WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm

WEDNESDAY – YOGA 8pm

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

FRIDAY - SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING 6pm

Date for your diary - Saturday 27 January ‘St Mungo’s 2’, tickets £15, available from the Parish Centre and St. Malachy’s Club members

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 16, 22, 24, 25; £25 to Chris Denver, Lidia Kubicka, Mickey Smylie; Jackpot £1800

 

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

 

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

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