Bulletin of 20 \January 19

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 A. McVey, M. Purvis

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

Altar Society Jan. Group 4 A. Martin, P. Hanson, M. Quinn

27 Jan.                  READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

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

Sun. 10.30am      J. O’Brien          G. McGuckin, J. Fingleton,

                                                            M. Duncan

Sun. 12 noon        F. Convery        K. Donnelly, M. Murphy,

                                                            A. McAllister

C’dawson 9am     S. Keenan         C. Diamond, E. Gallagher

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Seamus O’Hagan, Elizabeth Ann (Nan) Stuart, Anna Dobbin, Annie McKenna, Rita Flynn (Bangor) and Michael McCormick (Coalisland) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 19 Jan.          Lauri Tohill, Francie Niblock, James J. Donnelly, Jerry Uhde

Sun. 20 Jan.         Mary Robinson, Seamus O’Kane, Nora MacBride, Susan Martin, Harry Nelson,

                                Declan Jones (MM 10.30am Magherafelt)

Mon. 21 Jan.        Rose McCormack, Paddy Murray, Mollie O’Kane, Mary Jo Keenan

Tues. 22 Jan.       Henry O’Neill, Ronnie Goddard, Betty O’Neill, Denis Bradley

Wed. 23 Jan.        Sister Marie de Lourdes, Teresa Conway, Alice McCorry, Willie & Bridget Johnston, Ellen Braniff, Gerard McKeown

Thurs. 24 Jan.     Henry McCorry, Adrian Heaney

Fri. 25 Jan.           James Scullion, John Joseph McDonagh, Jimmy Ludlow

Sat. 26 Jan.          Una Irvine, Barney Bradley, Eamon Kelly

CHURCH COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2198, Loose Plate - £708; Castledawson Envelopes - £337, Loose Plate - £120

Total Standing Orders - £768

 

FOLK CHOIR PRACTICE The Folk Choir sing at 6.15pm Vigil Mass on the first Saturday of each month; next practice Sunday 27 January 3pm in the Church.  We also meet at 5.30 pm on the evening of the first Saturday Mass.  New members welcome, (aged 16 or over, especially male voices); please come along on Sunday 27 January, contact 077 0611 3349 with any queries.

 

ENROLMENT FOR HOLY FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL & NURSERY UNIT AND NEW ROW PRIMARY SCHOOL - Online registration for enrolment in the Nursery Unit and P1 runs until 31 January www.eani.org.uk/admissions

 

ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES

16 May – 21 May, contact Joe 078 0950 5078 / Eugene 079 2802 4985

 

PILGRIMAGE TO MEDJUGORJE

Tuesday 28 May – 7 nights, group leader Phyllis Mulligan accompanied by Fr. Des Branigan, for more details contact Phyllis 00 353 87 2028492 or Fr Des 078 0990 3691

 

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

 

VOLUNTEERS

Could you volunteer in the Parish Centre on a regular or casual basis?  Would you be available to serve tea after 10.30am Sunday Mass every third month?  Contact Pat on 028 7963 1726 / 078 7252 5938

 

SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2650 or £200 if not won on the night, 45 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome, come along & support your Parish

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO Tuesday - Friday 9am - 3pm

SUNDAY - COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

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

TUESDAYPARENTS & TODDLERS 9.15am; WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm; LINE DANCING 8pm

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

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

FRIDAY - SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE 6pm

‘THE POPE IN AGHAGASKIN’ – Thursday 11, Friday 12 & Saturday 13 April, tickets available soon

 

MAGHERAFELT MEMORIES – closing item of the series - Church St. Primary School, Wednesday 23 January 3pm, everyone welcome; PARISH SCHOOLS PHOTO EXHIBITION – We welcome back St. Joseph’s schoolteachers to launch this exhibition, Thursday 24 January 11.30am, everyone welcome

ST. MARY’S GRAMMAR SCHOOL OPEN EVENING

Tuesday 22 or Wednesday 23 January 7pm for P6 & P7 pupils & theirs parents/guardians

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 26, 28, 29; £25 to Adrian Cush, Philomena Smylie, Brendan Doyle; Jackpot £2900

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto; £25 to Florence & Anne, Conor Gribbin; Jackpot £1700

 

MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FC - Mini Soccer Saturdays Meadowbank Arena 10am, £3

Russell Shiels would like to thank everyone who supported the recent Charity Breakfast; total raised for Kilronan School & NI Children’s Hospice, was £4515.