Bulletin of 17 February 2019 updated

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

24 FEB.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         P. Deehan        S. Speirs, E. Bradley, P. McKee

Sun. 10.30am      T. White             E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                            C. Shields

Sun. 12 noon        A. Treharne      W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                            D. Loughran

C’dawson 9am     S. McKenna      F. J. O’Kane, L. Brown

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

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

Sun. 17 Feb.         Nellie Keenan, Rosemary Hughes, Elizabeth Deehan, Phyllis O’Kane, John McRory, John Wright, Tillie McSwiggan,

                                Sara McKeown (1st Av. 10.30am Magherafelt)

Mon. 18 Feb.        Margaret Spiers, Mary Cleary, Lizzie Kelly, Kathleen McGuckin

Tues. 19 Feb.       Marcus O’Hagan, Christopher O’Brien, Colette Niblock

Wed. 20 Feb.        Mary O’Kane, Anne Connolly, Sean Conway, Philomena Donnelly

Thurs. 21 Feb.     Dodo Walsh, Rosemary Walls, John Joe Graham

Fri. 22 Feb.           Mary Moran, Anne Vasquez (1st Av)

Sat. 23 Feb.          Annie & Patrick Conway,

                                Brendan McCorry (MM 11am Magherafelt)

                                Pat McCusker (1st Av. 6.15pm Magherafelt)

                                Henry McGlone (1st Av 7pm Newbridge)

                               

CHURCH COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £3978, Loose Plate - £706; Castledawson Envelopes - £357, Loose Plate - £98

Total Standing Orders - £768

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Oisin Anthony Aloysius McGoran who was baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Breige O’Neill and Sean Doherty who were married 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.

 

ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES CHURCH GATE COLLECTION, to enable the sick to travel to Lourdes, will be held after all Masses next weekend, Sunday 24 February.  There will be no St. Vincent de Paul collection.

 

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

 

SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

LIFE IN THE SPIRIT SEMINARS – A 6 week series of talks (presented on DVD) to help you open your heart to the work of the Holy Spirit, commencing Monday 4 March 7.30pm in Maghera Pastoral Centre

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2850 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 new 4 week block Tuesday 19 February 7pm; LINE DANCING 8pm

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILATES 7pm & new 6 week beginners Wednesday 20 February 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

 

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 (also at Bingo & Sundays 11am), 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 2, 12, 15, 30; £25 to Brian Rafferty, Aidan McGuckin, Betty Murray; Jackpot £3300

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 6, 13, 18; £25 to Maureen McKenna, Joe Craig Snr; Jackpot £2100

 

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

ST FINBARR’S HURLING CLUB - AGM Wed. 20 Feb. 7.30pm Loup Primary School; Indoor Training for u6 - u12 every Tuesday 6pm at Meadowbank.