Bulletin of 21 October 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, Benediction 7.15pm

Altar Society - Group 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

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

28 Oct.                   READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         J. McCormack  S. Speirs, E. Bradley, Sr. Caitriona

Sun. 10.30am      C. Purvis            J. Clayton, R. Clayton, M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        C. Trainor          B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9am     N. Corrigan       B. O’Kane, P. McKeever

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Vera Kerr, Marian Bovill, Vincent McMullan, Fr. Brian Hackett, Jack Regan, Philomena McKay & Ann Devlin (Coagh) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 20 Oct.          Thomas Henry (1st Av)

Sun. 21 Oct.         Dan & Mary McFaul, Bawn Cochrane, Paula McCloskey, Norah McLarnon, Sadie O’Hagan

Mon. 22 Oct.        Fabie Gallagher, Joan Sommer, Sam Dougan, Mamie Heaney, Nan Rafferty, James Devlin,

                                Mary Josephine Murray (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 23 Oct.       Brigid & Willie Johnston, Pearse Patrick McLarnon

Wed. 24 Oct.        Philomena Mallon, Tommy Gallagher, Brian Higgins, Catherine McGill, Patrick Larkin, Josie Corkhill (1st Av)

Thurs. 25 Oct.     Charles Murray

Fri. 26 Oct.           Patrick Armstrong, Francis Loane, Josephine Browne, Pearse O’Kane, Joe Taylor,

                                Eddie Gillis (MM 7.30pm Milltown)

Sat. 27 Oct.          Teresa Trolan

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1839, Loose Plate - £602

Castledawson Envelopes - £250, Loose Plate - £162

Total Standing Orders - £768

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Clodagh Mary Higgins, Faolán Crístóir Rafferty and Darcy Marie Bryson who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Stacy Gallagher & Ivan White, Seaneen Larkin & Ryan Scullion and Amanda O’Neill & John McNabb who were married recently.

ENROLMENT MASS - First Communicants & their parents/guardians are invited to the Enrolment Mass on Sunday 4 November at 10.30am in Magherafelt & 9am in Castledawson, looking forward to seeing you there.

 

HOLY FATHER’S REQUEST FOR RECITATION OF THE ROSARY FOR OCTOBER

Pope Francis has asked that all families join him in recitation of the Rosary each day during October and add an invocation for Our Lady’s protection and the prayer to Archangel Michael.  The Rosary will be prayed each evening of October in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption at 7pm.  All families are welcome.  Those who cannot attend can pray in their own homes and join us via the Church webcam.

SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 23 October 7.30pm

PARISH LIST OF THE DEAD - November is the month of the Holy Souls when we pray for our deceased loved ones & all the faithful departed.  If you wish to include relatives & friends from outside of the parish who have died within the last year, please leave details in the sacristy or Parish Office.  Each priest will offer Mass every First Friday for the names on the list.

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES Pastoral Centre, Maghera - 22 & 23 February, 22 & 23 March, 26 & 27 April, 24 & 25 May, 14 & 15 June; for details & online booking see www.courses.accord.ie

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2000 or £200 if not won on the night, 45 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm

SUNDAY - COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass;

MONDAY - ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7:30pm

TUESDAY - PARENTS & TODDLERS 9.15am – 11.15am; WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm, contact Therese 078 6790 1666

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILATES 7pm, 8.15pm contact Tanya 077 1316 17668; PILOXING 7pm, contact Karen 078 1382 4073

THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm; TAE KWON DO 4pm; ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7:30pm

FRIDAY - SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE 6pm

MAGHERAFELT MEMORIES AUTUMN SERIES – continues Wednesday 24 October 3pm, please contact the Parish Centre for more details

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 16, 28, 29; £25 to Vincent Higgins, Angela Brown, Seamus O’Hagan; Jackpot £1600

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 14, 16, 19; £25 to Declan Lavery, J. F. McKenna; Jackpot £800

MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FC - Mini Soccer Spires Park Saturday 10am, £3, everyone welcome

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY CARER SUPPORT GROUP The Lurach Centre, Maghera, Tuesday 23 October 7pm – 8.30pm.  If you would benefit from practical information and emotional support you are encouraged to attend, light refreshments will be provided; for more information contact Mona 028 8676 5888.