Bulletin of 18 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

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

25 FEB.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         P. Quinn            M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill

Sun. 10.30am      T. White             G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,

                                                            M. Duncan

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

C’dawson 9am     Betty Foster      N. Bell, R. Scullion

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Desmond (Des) Brown, May O’Hagan, Felix O’Kane, Peggy Beattie, Theresa Cartin, Jackie Donnelly, Paddy Joe O’Neill, Maggie Taylor and Jackie Murray (Dublin) who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries occur this week -

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

Sun. 18 Feb.         Margaret Spiers, Mary Cleary, Lizzie Kelly, Harry Bateson, Shannon McTaggart, Florence McIlroy, Kevin Gallagher

                                Phyllis Scullion (1st Av. 12 noon Magherafelt)

Mon. 19 Feb.        Christopher O’Brien, Colette Niblock, Marcus Declan O’Hagan, Margaret Martin

Tues. 20 Feb.       Anne Connolly, Mary O’Kane, Philomena Donnelly, Sean Conway, Vincent O’Brien

Wed. 21 Feb.        Rosemary Walls, John Joe Graham, Dodo Walsh, Tommy McGuckin

Thur. 22 Feb.       Mary Moran, Agnes Heaney

Fri. 23 Feb.           Patrick & Annie Conway, Teresa Conway, Joe Rafferty

Sat 24 Feb.           Brigid McGonigle

(Sunday 25 February Joan Cassidy MM 12 noon Magherafelt)

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION February Dues

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2762, Loose Plate - £574

Castledawson Envelopes - £457, Loose Plate - £100

Total Standing Orders - £715

ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES CHURCH GATE COLLECTION, to enable the sick to travel to Lourdes, will be held after all Masses today.  There will be no St. Vincent de Paul collection.

(Pilgrimage Saturday 12 May (5 nights); contact Joe 075 2353 8402 / Eugene 079 2802 4985)

3rd NATIONAL COLLECTION FOR WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES will be held next weekend 24th /25th February.

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Hannah Darcy Somers, Dáithi James O’Neill, Noah Michael Glendinning, Adam Sean Mackle who were baptised recently.

 

HOLY HOUR

The next Holy Hour for healing and peace will take place on Thursday 22 February at 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.

There will be Rosary in St. Patrick’s Church Castledawson every Tuesday 7pm.

 

PARISH REGISTRATION The Parish Register is being updated for the new Envelopes which begin in April.  If you are new to the Parish or if you have moved house since last year we would appreciate if you would contact the Parish Office with your details.  We thank all our Envelope Distributers for their help.  If there are any changes in your distribution area, please let us know before Friday 23 February.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2500 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’

SUNDAY - COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass;

MONDAY - ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7.30pm

TUESDAY – PARENTS & TODDLERS; WHIST 2pm; PILATES no session; 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

LENTEN RESOLUTIONS?  Would you like to spend some time in understanding the Mass better, especially the Old Testament Readings?  Each Wednesday at 7.30pm Sr. Rose will hold a session in the Convent House, ending with a Passover Meal on the last evening, a fitting preparation for Easter.  Everyone welcome

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 7, 10, 16; £25 to Michael Collins, Frank Scullion, Paula McCormick; Jackpot £2700, new sellers welcome, draw takes place 7pm - 7.30pm each week

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 10, 18, 19, 21; £25 to Alisha Devlin, Seamus Loughran; Jackpot £3200

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