Bulletin of 21 Jan 18

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 Jan. Group 2 J. Barry, P. Gallagher, L. Gallagher

28 Jan.                  READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         A. McGuckin     T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley

Sun. 10.30am      J. O’Brien          J. Clayton, R. Clayton, Sr. Caitriona

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

C’dawson 9am     S. Keenan         B. O’Kane, P. McKeever

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Carmel Tohill, James Doak and May McKee who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 20 Jan.          Mary Robinson, Seamus O’Kane, Ellen Braniff, Nora MacBride,

                                Kestutis Damasas (MM 11am Magherafelt)

Sun. 21 Jan.         Rose McCormack, Mary Jo Keenan, Paddy Murray, Mary Frances Murray, Mollie O’Kane,

                                Bridget Bradley (1st Av 12noon Magherafelt)

Mon. 22 Jan.        Ronnie Goddard, Henry O’Neill, John & Sarah Henry, Bridie O’Neill,

                                Denis Bradley (1st Av 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 23 Jan.       Alice McCorry, Teresa O’Hagan

Wed. 24 Jan.        Henry McCorry, Adrian Heaney

Thur. 25 Jan.       James Walls, James Scullion, John Joseph McDonagh

                                John Kearns (MM 11am Magherafelt)

Fri. 26 Jan.           Eamon Kelly, Una Irvine

Sat 27 Jan.           Andy O’Kane, Imelda Hughes

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1779, Loose Plate - £805

Castledawson Envelopes - £234, Loose Plate - £97

Total Standing Orders - £715

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Cayley McReynolds, Daíthí Lughaígh O’Neill, Jack Liam Gillis and Jack Alexander McLaughlin who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Eimear Kelly and Neil Beggs who were married recently.

HOLY HOUR

The next Holy Hour for healing and peace will take place on Thursday 25 January at 7.30pm.

 

‘THE BRIDGE’ PROGRAMME - Mass for First Communion children & their parents/guardians will take place on Sunday 28 January at 9am in Castledawson and at 10.30am in Magherafelt

 

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION & READERS Copies of the new rota are available in the Sacristy for anyone who did not receive their copy via e-mail.

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES

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

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2300 or £200 if not won on the night, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO - open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm; Wednesday Pie Day, come along and try

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 10.30am; PILATES 7pm & 8.15pm; PILOXING 7pm; YOGA 8pm

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

FRIDAY - SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING 6pm

ST MUNGO’S 2 - Saturday 27 January, tickets £15, available from the Parish Centre and St. Malachy’s Club members

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 9, 16, 17, 18; £25 to Claire Quinn, Dry Dock, Daniel Sheridan; Jackpot £2300

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 11, 18, 24; £25 to Brendan Hughes, John B. McKenna; Jackpot £2800

MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FC - Mini Soccer returns Saturday 10am – 11am in Meadowbank 3G, cost £3, everyone welcome

 

ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY CARER SUPPORT GROUP The Lurach Centre, Maghera, Tuesday 23 January 7pm – 8.30pm, contact Mona 028 8676 5888

 

SPERRIN CHOIR ‘Elvis Tribute Concert’ Friday 9 February 8pm in Castledawson Parish Hall, proceeds in aid of Macmillan Unit, tickets £10, contact Fiona 077 9134 8988 or Sharon 078 1312 3915