Bulletin of 29 April 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 2 M. McMahon, T. McMahon, M. Gates

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

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

6 May                     READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         U. O’Kane         C. McNamee, A. Goddard,

                                                            C. Lawlor

Sun. 10.30am      P. O’Kane         E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                            C. Shields

Sun. 12 noon        A. Treharne      W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                            D. Loughran

C’dawson 9am     S. Keenan         F. J. O’Kane, L. Brown

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Paddy Moore, Martin Henry, Mary Mercer, Barbara McErlean, Brendan MacCann, Irene Hynds and Joan Hagan who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 28 Apr.          Francie Murray, Helen Gibson

Sun. 29 Apr.         Annette Brady, Elizabeth Ann Mitchell, Tommy Scullion

Mon. 30 Apr.        Susan Dowds, Elizabeth Logue,

                                Teresa Grant (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 1 May         Oliver & Sadie Kielt, Bernard McKenna, Francis Heaney

Wed. 2 May          Agnes Gribbin, Kathleen McLernon, Hugh Martin

Thur. 3 May          Mary Kealey, Seamus Kealey, Harry Heaney, Veronica Hagan

Fri. 4 May              William Johnston

Sat 5 May              Elizabeth Kelly

(Sunday 6 May Kathleen Boyle 1st Av. 9am Castledawson)

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1850, Loose Plate - £665

Castledawson Envelopes - £518, Loose Plate - £154

Total Standing Orders - £768

TROCAIRE - £14,929.80

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Patrick Joseph Lavery, Darragh Shea Bradley Caskey and Aoife Sarah Diamond who were baptised recently.

 

‘THE BRIDGE’ PROGRAMME - Mass for First Communion children & their parents/guardians will take place today at 9am in Milltown and at 10.30am in Magherafelt

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

Due to renovations the Church of St. Patrick Castledawson will be closed this week.

SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 1 May 7.30pm

FIRST COMMUNION

Magherafelt         Saturday 12 May 11am

Castledawson     Saturday 19 May 11am

Kilronan School Saturday 12 May 2pm

 

CONFIRMATION

Magherafelt         Sunday 3 June 3pm

Service of Light Thursday 3 May 7.30pm

 

GRAVEYARD SUNDAY

Sunday 24 June 12 noon (no 12 noon Mass in Magherafelt)

 

ANNUAL PARISH PILGRIMAGE to the Mass Rock in Glenshane Forest Sunday 10 June with Mass at 1pm; please allow 1-2 hours walk from the parking area inside the forest; for information contact Róisín Tohill This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Joe McCrystal 075 2353 8402

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £3000 or £200 if not won on the night, 46 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish

 

SUNDAY - COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm; Wednesday Salad Day

TUESDAY – PARENTS & TODDLERS 9.15am – 11.15am; WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING 10.30am; PILATES 7pm, 8.15pm; PILOXING 7pm; JIVE CLASS 8pm

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

FRIDAY - SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING 6pm

REELROBICS commencing Monday 7 May 8pm www.reelrobics.com

 

HOLY FAMILY LAY ASSOCIATES meeting in Convent House Monday 30 April 7.30pm

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 3, 14, 28; £25 to Ciara Goddard, Martin McErlean, Sara Quinn; Jackpot £3700

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 5, 12, 15; £25 to Katie McAteer, Martin McMullan; Jackpot £4200

MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FC – As we have come to the end of our football season and having won the Intermediate League title for the first time, we would like to take this opportunity to say a big thank you to all our players, supporters and sponsors, without you all this achievement would not have been possible.  We look forward to working with you all again in the new football season.

 

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819