Bulletin of 4 February 18

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 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

Altar Society Feb. Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young

11 FEB.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         P. Deehan        C. McNamee, A. Goddard,

                                                            C. Lawlor

Sun. 10.30am      Sr. Caitriona     E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                            C. Shields

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

                                                            D. Loughran

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

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for John Joseph (Jackie) Donnelly, Joan Cassidy, Patrick (Paddy Joe) O’Neill, Maggie Taylor, Peter Street, Jackie Murray (Dublin) and Maureen Chammings (née Hampsey, Blackpool) who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 3 Feb.            Eileen Clayton, Anne & Shauneen MacBride

                                Carmel Tohill (MM 11am Magherafelt)

Sun. 4 Feb.           John McNabb, Alice Bradley, Jim Donnelly, Theresa McGurk

Mon. 5 Feb.          Teresa Halferty, Matt McCann, Seamus O’Hagan, Joe McWilliams

Tues. 6 Feb.         Helen Armstrong, Mary Kelly, Carmel Devlin

Wed. 7 Feb.         

Thur. 8 Feb.          Phyllis Gillis, Willie John Hutchinson, John Clayton

Fri. 9 Feb.             Patricia Bothwell

Sat 10 Feb.           Willie John Halferty, Joe McCorry, Patsy Keenan, Eamonn O’Kane,

                                John O’Kane (1st Av. 6.15pm Magherafelt)

 

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2145, Loose Plate - £642

Castledawson Envelopes - £380, Loose Plate - £102

Total Standing Orders - £715

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Reece James Fry who was baptised recently.

ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES

Saturday 12 May – Thursday 17 May (5 nights FB €720 from Belfast); contact Joe 075 2353 8402 / Eugene 079 2802 4985; substantial subsidies & special arrangements available for assisted pilgrims

CATHOLIC ENGAGED ENCOUNTER - Prepare for your future married life, next course takes place on Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 February in Our Lady & St. Patrick’s Parish Centre, Ballymoney, for details see www.marriageencounter.ie or 028 2763 8512

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

Please note the following dates for 2018 –

FIRST PENANCE

Magherafelt         Wednesday 21 March 7pm

Castledawson     Thursday 22 March 7pm

Kilronan School  Wednesday 21 March 10am

FIRST COMMUNION

Magherafelt         Saturday 12 May 11am

Castledawson     Saturday 19 May 11am

Kilronan School Saturday 12 May 2pm

CONFIRMATION

Magherafelt         Sunday 3 June 3pm

 

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2400 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 commences Tuesday 6 February 7pm, contact Therese 078 6790 1666; 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

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 12, 14, 16, 26; £25 to Molly Barry, Brian O’Kane, Eddie Lennox; Jackpot £2500, new sellers welcome, draw takes place 7pm - 7.30pm each week

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 4, 13, 17; £25 to Mervyn McClenaghan, Gary Chesney; Jackpot £3000

MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FC - Mini Soccer returns Saturday 10am – 11am in Meadowbank 3G, cost £3, everyone welcome; This week’s Bonus Ball winner - Frances Barker, if interested please contact any committee member