Bulletin of 25 November 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 2 M. McMahon, T. McMahon

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

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

2 Dec.                    READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

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

                                                            Sr. Caitriona

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

                                                            C. Shields

Sun. 12 noon        L. McNally         K. Donnelly, M. Murphy,

                                                            A. McAllister

C’dawson 9am     S. McKenna      B. O’Kane, P. McKeever

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Rose Madden, Kevin Laverty (Toome), Ultan Branigan (Drogheda) and Peter Joseph Kealey (Bellaghy) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 24 Nov.         Jean McErlean, Dermot Niblock

Sun. 25 Nov.        Teresa (Tessie) Loughran, Mary Lupari, Michael Masterson Snr, Hugh Brennan, Rose Walls, Brian O’Neill, Annie McCormick, Lily O’Neill

Mon. 26 Nov.       Paul Devlin

Tues. 27 Nov.      John McDonnell

Wed. 28 Nov.       John V. McCaughan, Michael Campbell, Freddie Barry, Eddie Joe O’Kane

Thurs. 29 Nov.    Danny McCann

Fri. 30 Nov.          Susan Cherry, Nuala Johnston, Rosemary Hughes, Mary Martin, Tommy Collins

                                Patsy O’Loughlin (MM 7.30pm Milltown)

Sat. 1 Dec.            Bridget Tohill

LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1914, Loose Plate - £705

Castledawson Envelopes - £316, Loose Plate - £115

Total Standing Orders - £768

 

5th NATIONAL COLLECTION FOR WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES Total amount collected – £1218.36

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Kayla Nicole Coulter, Leo Ciaran Arthurs-Doyle and Ava Davidson who were baptised recently.

 

LOBBY FOR LIFE PRO-LIFE PETITION - Precious Life will collect petitions for their new campaign this weekend at the church doors, contact 028 9027 8484

ADVENT MASS for First Communicants & their parents/guardians will take place on Sunday 2 December at 10.30am in Magherafelt & 9am in Castledawson.

 

NEW ROW PRIMARY SCHOOL OPEN DAY for children starting Y1 in September, Tuesday 4 December 9.30am – 11am or 1.30pm – 2.30pm, everyone welcome

DERRYCHRIN PRIMARY SCHOOL ‘The Gift of Christmas’ – A Celebration of Christmas Music featuring Karl McGuckin & Malachi Cush, Niamh McGlinchey & Derrychrin PS Choir, St Patrick’s Church, Ballinderry 7.30pm, Thursday 13 December; tickets £20 are now available from Magherafelt Parish Office

 

 

CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICES

St. Patrick’s Church Castledawson – Sunday 9 December 5pm, with tea & refreshments afterwards in the school

Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt –

Sunday 16 December 7pm

 

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2250 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; WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILATES 7pm & 8.15pm; PILOXING 7pm

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

 

CHRISTMAS CUPCAKE DOUBLE DECORATION Wednesday 5 December 10am – 12noon, contact Moya 077 5172 0711

 

HOLY HOUR – in the Convent House Thursday 6th, 13th & 20th December 2pm, all are welcome

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 10, 15, 27; £25 to Paul Maynes, Dympna Donaghy, Freda Gormley; Jackpot £2100

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 3, 10, 24; £25 to Mary McGovern, Cathal O’Kane; Jackpot £900;

YOUTH PRESENTATION NIGHT – Friday 14 December; AGM - Tuesday 4 December

 

MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FC - Mini Soccer Meadowbank Arena Saturdays 10am, £3; Annual Christmas Draw in aid of Club Development, top prize £1000, tickets £10, available from any member

ANNUAL ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SENIOR CITIZENS CHRISTMAS DINNER in the Parish Centre Sunday 9 December 1pm (sharp), please phone Helpline 028 7930 0819 and leave your details; Christmas Cards now available £3.50 per pack of 10