Bulletin of 28 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 4 E. Gogarty, U. McLaughlin, M. Campbell

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

Altar Society Nov. Group 2 J. Barry, P. Gallagher, L. Gallagher

4 Nov.                    READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         P. Quinn            M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill

Sun. 10.30am      Sr. Caitriona     G. McGuckin, J. Fingleton,

                                                            M. Duncan

Sun. 12 noon        E. McKee          K. Donnelly, M. Murphy,

                                                            A. McAllister

C’dawson 9am     S. Keenan         N. O’Kane, C. Diamond

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Vera Kerr and Marian Bovill who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 27 Oct.          Teresa Trolan, Kieran Hegarty

Sun. 28 Oct.         Patrick McFlynn

Mon. 29 Oct.        Dympna Kielt, Elizabeth Hanson

Tues. 30 Oct.       John McGlade, Matty Sweeney, John McCormack, Catherine Carr

Wed. 31 Oct.        Phil Boyle, Patrick Doherty, Claire Higgins, Edmund Shaw, Thomas Cunningham

Thurs. 1 Nov.       Michael Devlin, Shauna Loughrey

Fri. 2 Nov.             Sammy McKenna, Teresa Chaney, Elizabeth O’Neill

Sat. 3 Nov.            Andy Devlin, Kathleen Coyle,

                                Fr. Brian Hackett (MM 5pm St. Matthew’s Church, Garvaghey)

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION - MISSION SUNDAY

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2303, Loose Plate - £892

Castledawson Envelopes - £346, Loose Plate - £130

Total Standing Orders - £768

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Aria Anne Bell, Ivy Rose Beattie, Victoria Pligovka and Mia Rose McLernon who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Michael Drumm & Eimear Duggan who were married recently.

FEAST OF ALL SAINTS

Vigil Wednesday 31 October 7.30pm Magherafelt; Thursday 1 November 11am & 7.30pm in Magherafelt & 9am in Castledawson

 

FEAST OF ALL SOULS Friday 2 November 11am &

7.30pm in Magherafelt; the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt

 

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.

 

MAGHERAFELT APOSTOLIC WORKERS CHURCH GATE COLLECTION - We are not holding a Sale of Work this year.  Instead we will hold a collection at all Masses on Sunday 11 November.  St. Vincent de Paul Society has agreed to step down on that day.  All proceeds will go to the Missions; your generosity is greatly appreciated.

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2050 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 no session; WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm, contact Therese 078 6790 1666

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILATES no session; PILOXING no session

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

FRIDAYno session

MAGHERAFELT MEMORIES AUTUMN SERIES – continues Wednesday 7 November 3pm

COFFEE MORNING & RAFFLE Saturday 24 November 11am – 2pm in the Parish Centre, please support the Holy Family Sisters who are working with orphans & displaced young people in Sri Lanka, everyone welcome

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 10, 15, 17, 18; £25 to Jamie Gribbin, Michelle Moore, Joe McCrystal; Jackpot £1700

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 7, 15, 19; Jackpot Winner Noeleen Devlin; Jackpot £500

MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FC - Mini Soccer in Meadowbank Arena (indoor trainers required), Saturdays 10am, £3, everyone welcome

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819; Christmas Cards now available £3.50 per pack of 10