Bulletin of 11 February 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

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 4 E. Gogarty, U. McLaughlin, M. Campbell

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

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

18 FEB.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         J. McCormack  T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley

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

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

C’dawson 9am     A. Brown           C. Diamond, E. Gallagher

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Margaret (Peggy) Beattie, Theresa (Tess) Cartin, 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 occur this week -

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

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

Sun. 11 Feb.         Lawrence Gribbin, Susan Terry

Mon. 12 Feb.        John McGlade

Tues. 13 Feb.       Robert McKee, Charles Higgins, Lily Johnston, Margaret O’Neill, John Mooney, Elizabeth Keenan, John Higgins

Wed. 14 Feb.        Frank McCaughan, James Logan, Agnes Burke

Thur. 15 Feb.       Mickey John Bradley, Mary McSwiggan

Fri. 16 Feb.           Pat Niblock, Chums McKee, Basil McKee, Fred Cassidy

Sat 17 Feb.           Nellie Keenan, Elizabeth Deehan, John McRory, Tillie McSwiggan, John Wright, Phyllis O’Kane

(Sunday 18 February Phyllis Scullion 1st Av. 12 noon)

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1809, Loose Plate - £617

Castledawson Envelopes - £301, Loose Plate - £111

Total Standing Orders - £715

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Ronan Martin Ward who was baptised recently.

Wednesday 14 February is ASH WEDNESDAY, the first day of Lent and a day of fast and abstinence –

Masses in Magherafelt - 7.30am, 11am, & 7.30pm

Mass in Castledawson 7.30pm

 

Weekday Masses in Magherafelt during Lent - Monday 7.30am, 11am & 7.30pm

Tuesday - Friday 7.30am, 11am

Saturday 11am

 

Please collect your TROCAIRE boxes in the Church.

 

ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES CHURCH GATE COLLECTION, to enable the sick to travel to Lourdes, will be held at all Masses next weekend 17/18 February.

 

SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 13 February 7.30pm

 

YEAR OF THE FAMILY – parents & young adults are encouraged to read & discuss ‘Amoris Laetitia’ (The Joy of Love), a book written by Pope Francis.

 

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;

Please note - The Pilgrimage Team is looking for Doctors & Nurses to join them, live registration with IMC/GMC is required, all enquiries to the General Secretary Martin Feeney 028 3086 8057 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2450 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 no session; 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

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 11, 18, 29; £25 to Colum McKenna, Aleisa Devlin, Shea Atchison; Jackpot £2600, new sellers welcome, draw takes place 7pm - 7.30pm each week

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 4, 5, 7; £25 to Geraldine Quinn, Peter Gallagher; Jackpot £3100

MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FC - Mini Soccer returns Saturday 10am – 11am in Meadowbank 3G, cost £3, everyone welcome; This week’s Bonus Ball winner – Brian Beattie

 

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819