Bulletin of 20 May 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, Benediction 7.15pm

Altar Society - Group 5 A. McVey, M. Purvis

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

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

27 May                   READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         M. Conlon         C. McNamee, A. Goddard,

                                                            C. Lawlor

Sun. 10.30am      C. Purvis            E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                            C. Shields

Sun. 12 noon        F. Convery        E. Mulholland, M. McGee,

                                                            A. McGuckin

C’dawson 9am     A. Brown           C. McKenna, S. McGuckin

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Paddy Moore, Martin Henry, John McCann (Bellaghy), Margaret Morrin (née McErlain, Pittsburgh), Maire Donnelly (Desertmartin), Gerald MacCann (Monaghan) and Matt Shields (Belfast) who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 19 May          George Gallagher, Philip McKeever, Charlie Keenan, Madge Lynch,

                                Irene Hynds (MM 6.15pm Magherafelt)

Sun. 20 May         Cassie McFalone, Tom Lagan, Raymond McNabb, Ann Christina Scullion, Brian Ewing, Teresa O’Kane

Mon. 21 May        Margo Devlin, Packie McGlade, Christy Loughrey, Peggy O’Hagan,

                                Barbara McErlean (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 22 May       Sarah O’Kane, Cassie Devlin, Tim Henry, John Hatton Snr

Wed. 23 May        Maire Johnston, Eddie O’Neill, Patrick Bradley, Tommy Doherty

Thur. 24 May        Mary Anne Higgins, Teresa McKeever

Fri. 25 May           Sr. Lucy Dowds, Hugh Thomas Graham, John McGurk, Freddie Gallagher, Mary Mercer (MM)

Sat 26 May           Hugh McGuckin, Fr. Michael Devane, Tommy Maguire,

                                Dermot Devlin (1st Av 6.15pm Magherafelt)

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1974, Loose Plate - £552

Castledawson Envelopes - £392, Loose Plate - £145

Total Standing Orders - £768

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Molly Anderson who was baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to children from Holy Family Primary School and Spires Integrated Primary School who received their First Holy Communion last week.

HOLY HOUR

The next Holy Hour for healing and peace will take place on Thursday 24 May at 7.30pm.

 

CONFIRMATION

Magherafelt         Sunday 3 June 3pm, light refreshments afterwards in the Parish Centre

 

GRAVEYARD SUNDAY

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

Parishioners are invited to tidy their family graves and the surrounding areas.  Please use the bins provided for any rubbish, unused vases etc.

 

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

 

ST. MARY’S GRAMMAR SCHOOL - Transfer Information & Registration Evening for parents of current P6 Pupils on Tuesday 22 May at 7.00pm in the school Assembly Hall; registration forms for the Entrance Assessment will be available for completion; bring your Child’s Birth Certificate & 1 recent passport sized photo.

 

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £3150 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

MONDAYReelrobics 8pm

TUESDAY – PARENTS & TODDLERS 9.15am – 11.15am; WHIST 2pm; PILATES new 4 week block from 22 May at 7pm, contact Therese 078 6790 1666

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

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

FRIDAY - SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING 6pm

 

ST. JOHN’S OPEN FEIS (hosted by SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING)continues today Sunday 20 May, 9am – 9pm, everyone welcome

Society of St. Vincent de Paul invite you to a COFFEE & FASHION SHOW Saturday 9 June, noon – 3pm, with Carol Doey, tickets £5 available from SVP shop, SVP members or Parish Centre

 

ST PIUS X COLLEGE - Summer Camp 2 – 6 July, for P5 - P7 & Y8 pupils; contact St Pius X College & local primary schools, closing date 11 June

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 15, 27, 28; £25 to Shea Atchison, Assumpta McLaughlin, Louise Gormley; Jackpot £4000

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 11, 13, 23; £25 to Rosemary McMullan, Kevin Fitsimmons; Jackpot £4500

 

MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FCMini Soccer Saturday 10am – 11am in Spires Park, cost £3; Bonus Ball Winner – Paul Collins