Bulletin of 10 February 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 1 B. McCusker, R. Walls, M. McSwiggan

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

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

17 FEB.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

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

Sun. 10.30am      F. Lynch            G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,

                                                            M. Duncan

Sun. 12 noon        C. O’Kane         K. Donnelly, M. Murphy,

                                                            A. McAllister

C’dawson 9am     A. Brown           N. O’Kane, R. O’Kane

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Simon Niblock, Conan Martin, Brendan McCorry and Mary Robb (Randalstown) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 9 Feb.            May Corr, Patricia Bothwell, Fr. Alphonsus Brennan

Sun. 10 Feb.         John O’Kane, Joe McCorry, Mary McCann, Eamonn O’Kane, Canon P. J. Bradley

                                Felix O’Kane (1st Av 12noon Magherafelt)

Mon. 11 Feb.        Lawrence Gribbin, Susan Terry

Tues. 12 Feb.       Molly Gallagher

Wed. 13 Feb.        Elizabeth Keenan, Charlie Higgins, John Higgins, John Mooney, Robert McKee, Lily Johnston, Harry Bateson,

                                Seamus O’Hagan (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

                                May O’Hagan (1st Av 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Thurs. 14 Feb.     Jimmy Logan, Frank McCaughan

Fri. 15 Feb.           Mary McSwiggan, Phyllis Scullion

Sat. 16 Feb.          Pat Niblock, Basil McKee, Chums McKee

(Sunday 17 February Sara McKeown 1st Av. 10.30am Magherafelt)

CHURCH COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1953, Loose Plate - £645; Castledawson Envelopes - £330, Loose Plate - £103

Total Standing Orders - £768

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Eoin Brian Murphy who was baptised recently.

PARISH ENVELOPES The Parish Register is being updated for the New Envelopes which begin on Sunday 7 April.  If you are new to the Parish or if you have moved house since last year we would appreciate if you would contact the Parish Office with your details.  You may wish to consider setting up Standing Order and/or Gift Aid.  We thank all our Envelope Distributers for their help.  If there are any changes in your distribution area, please let us know before Friday 22 February.

 

SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 12 February 7.30pm

 

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 February, 24 & 25 May, 14 & 15 June; for details & online booking see www.courses.accord.ie

 

DUNGIVEN PRAYER GROUP – Day of Renewal in Conference Room, St. Patrick’s Church Dungiven, Saturday 16 February, registration 9.15am, Mass 2.30pm, donation £5, tea & coffee provided, please bring packed lunch, everyone welcome

SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2800 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

doTERRA ESSENTIAL OILS Information & advice Friday 15 February 7.30pm, contact 078 0263 9322 to book your free place

 

OPEN ART EXHIBITION commencing March, anyone interested in displaying their work please contact the Parish Centre, 028 7963 1726 / 078 7252 5938

 

‘THE POPE IN AGHAGASKIN’ – Thursday 11, Friday 12 & Saturday 13 April, tickets available from the Parish Centre, Kerr’s Shop and O’Brien’s Pharmacy

NI BLOOD TRANSFUSION – Monday 25 February & Tuesday 26 February 1.30pm – 4pm & 5.15pm – 8pm

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 9, 25, 27, 29; £25 to Brian Devlin, Damian O’Kane, Cahir Hughes; Jackpot £3200

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 12, 15, 17; £25 to McElwee’s, Megan Quinn; Jackpot £2000

 

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

FASHION SHOW – Friday 1 March 7pm in The Elk in aid of Special Olympics Ireland, tickets £10