Bulletin of 3 March 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 E. Gogarty, U. McLaughlin, M. Campbell

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

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

10 Mar.                  READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

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

Sun. 10.30am      P. O’Kane         G. McGuckin, J. Fingleton,

                                                            M. Duncan

Sun. 12 noon        L. McNally         K. Donnelly, M. Murphy,

                                                            A. McAllister

C’dawson 9am     S. Keenan         C. McKenna, S. McGuckin

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Sr. Mary McNally, Goretti Dillon and Patsy Fullerton (Bellaghy) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week -

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

Sun. 3 Mar.           Susan O’Donnell, Frankie Mullan, Patrick O’Kane, Wladyslaw Dzowski

Mon. 4 Mar.          Sheila Kelly (1st Av 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 5 Mar.         Martha McVeigh, Jane O’Donnell, Charles Conway

Wed. 6 Mar.          Jimmy Martin, Stephen O’Kane, Denis O’Neill, Henry J. McNally Snr.

Thurs. 7 Mar.       Malachy McSwiggan, Patsy Duffy, Margaret Gillen

Fri. 8 Mar.             Thomas O’Kane

Sat. 9 Mar.            Alphonsus Gribbin

CHURCH COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2154, Loose Plate - £633; Castledawson Envelopes - £277, Loose Plate - £100

Total Standing Orders - £768

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Alite Salles Antoniazzi who was baptised recently.

 

CONGRATULATIONS to Michelle McVey & Robert Niblock who were married recently.

Wednesday 6 March is ASH WEDNESDAY, the first day of Lent and a day of fast and abstinence.

Masses in Magherafelt - 7.30am, 9.30am, 11am & 7.30pm; Mass in Castledawson - 7.30pm

 

WEEKDAY MASSES DURING LENT

Monday 11am & 7.30pm

Tuesday - Friday 7.30am, 11am

Saturday 11am

 

PARISH ROSARY – Wednesdays during Lent 7.30pm

 

LENTEN MASS for First Communicants & their parents/guardians will take place Sunday 10 March at 10.30am in Magherafelt & 9am in Castledawson

FRIENDS OF NEW ROW Coffee Morning, Cake Sale & St Patrick’s Day celebrations Sunday 10 March, after 9am Mass, everyone welcome, proceeds will go to renewing the markings on the playground areas

 

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

 

ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES CHURCH GATE COLLECTION Many thanks for your generosity last weekend, total amount collected - £2105; you will be remembered in prayers at Lourdes.  Thanks also to St. Vincent de Paul for standing down on the day.

CATHOLIC ENGAGED ENCOUNTER 23-24 March, Our Lady & St. Patrick’s Parish Centre, Ballymoney, contact 028 2763 8512, or www.marriageencounter.ie

 

 

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2950 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

TUESDAY – PARENTS & TODDLERS 9.15am; WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm; LINE DANCING 8pm

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILATES 7pm & 8.15pm; PILOXING 8pm

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 starts this week, 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

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 9, 13, 20, 29; £25 to Bronagh Stockman, Bernie Stewart, Michael Higgins; Jackpot £3500

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 8, 14, 16, 20; £25 to John B. McKenna, Kevin Fitsimmons; Jackpot £2300

 

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

ST FINBARR’S HURLING CLUB - U6s -U12s Training Tuesdays Meadowbank Arena 6pm

NEWLY FORMED MAGHERAFELT COMHALTAS - first Traditional Music Session Friday 15 March 9pm in the Flax Inn, everyone welcome

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819