Bulletin of 25 March 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 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

Altar Society Mar. Group 4 A. Martin, P. Hanson, M. Quinn

1 Apr.                     READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

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

Sun. 10.30am      C. Purvis            J. Clayton, R. Clayton, Sr. Caitriona

Sun. 12 noon        L. McNally         E. Mulholland, M. McGee,

                                                            A. McGuckin

C’dawson 9am     P. Hanson         C. Diamond, E. Gallagher

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Lily McDowell, Hugh Murray, Teresa Roscoe, Sheila Kelly, Joan Crotty (Tipperary) and Bridie Woodman (Navan) who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 24 Mar.          Seamus O’Loane, Brigid Berryman, Jamie McLaughlin,

                                Barney Berryman (1st Av 11am Magherafelt)

                                Annie Vasquez (MM 6.15pm Magherafelt)

Sun. 25 Mar.        Hugh Niblock Snr, Francis (Sonny) & Sara McKee, David Boorman, Maria Dillon, James Shorty O’Neill

                                Vera Hutchinson (MM 12 noon Magherafelt)

Mon. 26 Mar.        Jim Joe Gallagher, Kathleen Higgins, Lorna Kandel, Eddie Quinn, Madeleine O’Connell, Mario Walters,

                                Marie Wheldon (1st Av 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 27 Mar.       Pat Hagan

Wed. 28 Mar.      

Thur. 29 Mar.       Eugene McElhone, Veronica O’Kane, Patrick Joseph O’Neill, Kathleen McNicholl

Fri. 30 Mar.           Alfie Heaney, Jackie Devlin

Sat 31 Mar.           Danny Walsh, Mary Elizabeth Hyland

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Oisin Ryan McKeever and Clíodhna Erin Caldwell who were baptised recently.

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1483, Loose Plate - £538

Castledawson Envelopes - £229, Loose Plate - £73

Total Standing Orders - £715

 

NEW PARISH ENVELOPES, due to commence Sunday 8 April, are now available for distributers to collect in the Parish Office or by arrangement (please contact the Parish Office or Fr. Gates).

HOLY WEEK CEREMONIES

Monday - Masses 7.30am, 11am & 7.30pm Magherafelt, confessions after 11am & 7.30pm Masses

Tuesday - Masses 7.30am & 11am Magherafelt, confessions after 11am Mass

Wednesday - Masses 7.30am & 11am Magherafelt, confessions after 11am Mass

Penitential Service Wednesday 7.30pm Magherafelt, last chance for confessions before Easter

 

HOLY THURSDAY

Mass of the Lord’s Supper - Castledawson 5pm,

Magherafelt 5pm (Children’s Mass) & 7.30pm

Washing of the feet at all Masses

Altar of Repose in Magherafelt after 7.30pm Mass ending with a Holy Hour 9.30pm - 10.30pm

GOOD FRIDAY

Stations of the Cross 3pm Magherafelt & Castledawson

Celebration of the Passion 7.30pm Magherafelt

Veneration of the Cross at the end of all these ceremonies; Collection taken up for the Holy Land

HOLY SATURDAY

Blessing of the Food for Eastern European Families

1pm Magherafelt

Easter Vigil 9pm Magherafelt

EASTER SUNDAY

Mass 9am Castledawson

Masses 10.30am, 12 noon Magherafelt

Please return your TROCAIRE boxes to the Church

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2750 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; Closed from Tuesday 3 April until Tuesday 10 April

SUNDAY - COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass;

MONDAY - ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7.30pm

TUESDAY – WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm; ZUMBA 8pm

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING 10.30am; PILATES 7pm & new 6 week beginner’s course starts Wednesday 28 March 8.15pm – 9.15pm, for more information & to book contact Tanya 077 1316 1766; PILOXING 7pm; THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm; TAE KWON DO 4pm; BOWLS 7.30pm

FRIDAY - SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING 6pm

 

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Parkinson’s Big Breakfast - Thursday 12 April

Bumper Whist Drive - Friday 13 April

Smart Mums Market - Sunday 15 April

St Mungos 2 - Saturday 21 April

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 8, 12, 25; £25 to Kevin Diamond, Hugh McKee, Ciara Kealey; Jackpot £3200

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 11, 21, 24; £25 to Maureen McKenna, Conor Taggart; Jackpot £3700

MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FC - Mini Soccer Saturday 10am – 11am in Meadowbank 3G, cost £3, everyone welcome; Bonus Ball winner – Ciara Kelly

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819