Bulletin of 24 February 19

 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 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, O. Deehan

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

Altar Society Mar. Group 1 M. Wilson, M. Robinson

3 Mar.                    READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         J. McCormack  C. Lawlor, A. Goddard, M. Gates

Sun. 10.30am      C. McGarry        J. Clayton, R. Clayton, M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        N. O’Connor     B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9am     N. Corrigan       C. Diamond, E. Gallagher

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Sr. Mary McNally, Goretti Dillon, Fr. Colm Rafferty, Patsy Fullerton (Bellaghy) and Mary Robb (Randalstown) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 23 Feb.          Annie & Patrick Conway, Joe Rafferty, Ann Louden

                                Brendan McCorry (MM)

                                Pat McCusker (1st Av. 6.15pm Magherafelt)

                                Henry McGlone (1st Av. 7pm Newbridge)

Sun. 24 Feb.         Jim Joe Fox, Anne McFalone, Brigid McGonigle, Agnes Heaney, John Murray, Teresa Conway

Mon. 25 Feb.        Jimmy Quinn, George Quinn, Margaret Martin,

                                Conan Martin (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 26 Feb.       Dan Bradley

Wed. 27 Feb.       

Thurs. 28 Feb.     Kathleen McElhone, Terry McKee

Fri. 1 Mar.             Eileen O’Loughlin,

                                Simon Niblock (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Sat. 2 Mar.            Sheila Barr, Bernard Walls, Joe Breen

CHURCH COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1926, Loose Plate - £716; Castledawson Envelopes - £285, Loose Plate - £126

Total Standing Orders - £768

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Nila Grace Dougan, Tommy James Shields, Nathanael Brendan McCullagh and Noah Michael Tuite who were baptised recently.

 

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

 

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

 

SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 26 February 7.30pm

 

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

 

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

DROMANTINE RETREAT DAYS – for information on retreats, workshops & seminars contact 028 3082 1964,

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SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2900 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

TUESDAY – WHIST 2pm

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

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), Castledawson Sacristy & 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 1, 5, 12, 28; £25 to Charlie Collins, Claire Collins, Ronan Lennox; Jackpot £3400

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 8, 12, 21; £25 to Ryan Hughes, Colm Gribbin; Jackpot £2200

 

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

ST FINBARR’S HURLING CLUB - U6s -U12s Training every Tuesday 6pm - 7pm at Meadowbank, all newcomers welcome

TABLE QUIZ & RAFFLE in aid of Ndi Moyo Hospice in Malawi, Friday 1 March, 8:30pm, Crosskeys Pub