Bulletin of 27 January 2019

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 Feb. Group 5 Betty Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster

3 FEB.                   READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

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

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

                                                            C. Shields

Sun. 12 noon        C. Trainor          W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                            D. Loughran

C’dawson 9am     P. Hanson         C. McKenna, S. McGuckin

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Conan Martin, Brendan McCorry, Seamus O’Hagan, Margaret Wells (Nottingham), Rita Flynn (Bangor) and Michael McCormick (Coalisland) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

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

Sun. 27 Jan.         Andy O’Kane, Imelda Hughes

Mon. 28 Jan.        Johnny Magee, Sarah Doherty, Margaret (Maggie) Taylor (1st Av 11am Magherafelt)

                                Patrick Joseph O’Neill (1st Av 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 29 Jan.       Mary Graham, Maggie Carmichael,

                                Joan Cassidy (1st Av 11am Magherafelt)

Wed. 30 Jan.        John James Martin, Annie McGlade, Frank Mulholland, Claude Young, Teresa Doherty, Sarah Walls, Jackie Murray (1st Av)

Thurs. 31 Jan.     John Martin, Seamus Mallon, Charlie Conway, John Kearns (Barber),

                                Nan Stuart (MM 7.30pm Milltown)

Fri. 1 Feb.             James Robinson, Maureen Flynn, Maureen Kirkham, Teresa & James Donnelly, Kathleen Downey, Anna Dobbin (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Sat. 2 Feb.            John O’Hagan, Pat Joe Donnelly,

                                Jackie Donnelly (1st Av 6.15pm Magherafelt)

CHURCH COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2316, Loose Plate - £687; Castledawson Envelopes - £310, Loose Plate - £134

Total Standing Orders - £768

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Isabella Mia Fernandes and William Francis John Gregg who were baptised recently.

 

MASS (Baptism & New Beginnings) for First Communicants & their parents/guardians will take place today at 10.30am in Magherafelt & 9am in Castledawson

 

FIRST FRIDAY OF FEBRUARY – Mass at 11am in Magherafelt; the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt

 

FEAST OF ST. BRIGID, Friday 1 February – St. Brigid’s Crosses will be blessed at 11am Mass

 

FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD, Candlemas Day Saturday 2 February - Candles will be blessed at 11am Mass; candles available in the Sacristy.

 

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION & READERS Copies of the new rota are available in the Sacristy for anyone who did not receive their copy via e-mail.

 

SPRED Special Religious Education – Meetings resume in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 29 January 7.30pm

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

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2700 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 no session; 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

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 028 7963 1726 / 078 7252 5938

 

ST. BRIGID’S CROSS WORKSHOP – Wednesday 30 January 12 noon in the Parish Centre, everyone welcome

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 15, 17, 21; £25 to Peter Walls, Phillip Doyle, Bridget Walls; Jackpot £3000

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 11, 18, 23; £25 to Catherine McOscar, Patrick, Shauna, Martin and Kerrie; Jackpot £1800

 

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

SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819