Bulletin of 1 April 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 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

Altar Society Apr. Group 5 Betty Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster

8 Apr.                     READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         C. Donoghue    M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill

Sun. 10.30am      Sr. Caitriona     G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,

                                                            M. Duncan

Sun. 12 noon        F. Convery        W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                            D. Loughran

C’dawson 9am     A. Brown           N. Bell, R. Scullion

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Edmund O’Neill, Lily McDowell, Hugh Murray and Teresa Roscoe who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 31 Mar.          Danny Walsh, Mary Elizabeth Hyland

Sun. 1 Apr.           Brian McDonnell, Hugh Devlin

Mon. 2 Apr.           Eileen O’Kane

Tues. 3 Apr.         Joe McNeill

Wed. 4 Apr.          Jim Henry

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

                                Sheila Kelly (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

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

Sat 7 Apr.              Patricia Higgins

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2089, Loose Plate - £635

Castledawson Envelopes - £381, Loose Plate - £96

Total Standing Orders - £715

 

NEW PARISH ENVELOPES are due to commence next Sunday.  Some boxes are still available for distributers to collect in the Parish Office or by arrangement (please contact Fr. Gates).  The Parish Office will re-open on Thursday.

Please return your TROCAIRE boxes to the Church

The Priests of the Parish wish you all a Happy and Holy Easter.

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Oisin Ryan McKeever, Flyn Wynter Joseph Hassan, Senan Philip Collins, Kalvin John Irwin and Seán Michael McDaid who were baptised recently.

FIRST FRIDAY OF APRIL – Mass for the First Friday at 11am in Magherafelt; the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt

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

FIRST COMMUNION

Magherafelt         Saturday 12 May 11am

Castledawson     Saturday 19 May 11am

Kilronan School Saturday 12 May 2pm

CONFIRMATION

Magherafelt         Sunday 3 June 3pm

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES

Ballymena – limited spaces still available for 7 & 9 June; for more information & to book www.courses.accord.ie

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2800 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 – re-opening Tuesday 10 April 9am

SUNDAY - COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass;

TUESDAY – WHIST no session; PILATES no session; ZUMBA no session

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING recommences 11 April 10.30am; PILATES 7pm, 8.15pm; PILOXING no session

THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm; TAE KWON DO 4pm

FRIDAY - SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING no session

 

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

‘Little Red Riding Hood’ Saturday 7 April 2pm, tickets available from the Parish Centre, online from Jolly Promotions or pay at the door

Parkinson’s Big Breakfast - Thursday 12 April

Bumper Whist Drive - Friday 13 April

Smart Mums Market - Sunday 15 April

Jive Class – commencing Wednesday 18 April 8pm

St Mungos 2 - Saturday 21 April

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 11, 12, 21, 22; £25 to Ronan McCrystal, Michael Wright, M. Leacock; Jackpot £3300

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 8, 18, 20; £25 to Kourtney Lee McKenna, Donna McCann; Jackpot £3800

MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FC – Sky Blues v Maiden City Saturday 7 April 2pm, all support welcome