Bulletin of 3 Apr 16

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. McAnerney                                                 www.magherafeltparish.org


Saturday Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday 8.00am, 10.30am & 12noon

Monday – Saturday 11.00am, Monday & Wednesday 7.30pm

Eucharistic Adoration Monday after 11am Mass followed by Benediction 7.15pm; Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

Baptisms Sunday 1.00pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance

Altar Society - Group 4 E. Gogarty, U. McLaughlin, M. Campbell


Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm

Altar Society Apr. Group 1 M. Wilson, M. Robinson

ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (May – Sept.) 7.30pm

10 Apr.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          M. Conlon          M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee

Sun. 8.00am         A. McGuckin     C. Bradley, K. McNamee

Sun. 10.30am       R. Clayton         C. Shields, J. Lynch, N. Walls

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

C’dawson 9.30am D. McElwee     N. Bell, E. McElwee


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Mary Bradley who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –

Sat. 2 Apr.            Kathleen Boyle, Eileen O’Kane

Sun. 3 Apr.          Joe McNeill, Hugh Niblock Sr

Mon. 4 Apr.          James Henry

Tues. 5 Apr.         Mary O’Loughlin, John Smith

Wed. 6 Apr.         Desmond Kerr, Hugo Doyle, Teresa O’Loane, Mary Tohill

Thur. 7 Apr.         Patricia Higgins, Elizabeth McKeever

Fri. 8 Apr.            

Sat. 9 Apr.            Joseph Bell, Kathleen Doyle, Dessie McConnell

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Oisín Patrick Bradley, Fabian Olkowski and Olivier Igor Zajaczkowski who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Ciara McNally & Chris Rodgers and Orlagh Mulholland & James Conway who were married recently.



Magherafelt £1402              Castledawson £268


Magherafelt Envelopes - £5101, Loose Plate - £1124; Castledawson Envelopes - £687, Loose Plate - £192;


NEW PARISH ENVELOPES are due to commence on Sunday 10 April, please contact the Parish Office if you have not received your box.  There are some boxes remaining for distributers to collect in the Parish Office or by arrangement (please contact the Parish Office or Fr. Gates); thank you for your time and effort.

Deacon Damien Quigley will be ordained by Archbishop Eamon Martin on Sunday 26 June at 3pm in his Parish church of Dundalk.  As a consequence of this, Graveyard Sunday will be at 12noon in St. John’s Milltown; there will be no Mass at 12noon in Magherafelt on that day.


ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES Pastoral Centre Maghera – 17 & 18 June contact 028 7964 2983, or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Quinn’s Corner Dungannon – 7, 14 & 21 June; to book contact 028 3833 4781; www.courses.accord.ie

ACCORD - if you are interested in becoming a facilitator with ACCORD Catholic Marriage Care Service please contact 028 3833 4781 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

OUR LADY OF LOURDES PILGRIMAGE SOCIETY - 46th Annual Pilgrimage to Lourdes, 11 – 16 July, from Belfast International, staying at Hotel Agena; for more details contact Kathleen McCann 028 7963 2205 / 077 1970 1925.


PARISH CENTRE              Find us on Facebook

SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £1100 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1


EXPRESSIONS BISTRO open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm

SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB – will resume in September

PARENTS & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15am – 11.15am

WHIST Tuesday 2pm, new players most welcome

PILATES –Tuesday 7pm

ZUMBA - Tuesday 8.30pm

KNITTING GROUP –Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm

PILATES - Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

PILOXING –Thursday 8pm

TAE KWON DO – Friday 4pm – 6pm, contact Leo 078 9119 1494 for more information



ST. PIUS X COLLEGE - Sixth Form Advice Evening for Year 12 students & their parents/guardians Monday 11 April 4pm - 6pm, exhibitors from local companies & universities, external students welcome


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 11, 15, 19; £25 to Bronagh McAtamney, Peter Spiers, Francis Mullan; Jackpot £1350; Table Quiz Friday 8 April to raise funds to buy a defibrillator, all welcome

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 13, 15, 18, 23; £25 to Paula Doyle, Mary Shivers; Jackpot £1300

LOUP COMHALTAS Irish Language Table Quiz Thursday 7 April 7.30pm, Loup GAA Club, music before & after, everyone welcome


CYCLE AGAINST SUICIDE if you could host one or more cyclists on Tuesday 26 April (providing bed, breakfast & evening meal & transport to & from Cookstown High School) please contact 075 2115 8113 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it