Bulletin of 10 March 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 Mar. Group 1 M. Wilson, M. Robinson

17 Mar.                  READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         U. O’Kane         C. Lawlor, A. Goddard, M. Gates

Sun. 10.30am      J. O’Brien          E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                            C. Shields

Sun. 12 noon        F. Convery        W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                            D. Loughran

C’dawson 9am     P. Hanson         B. O’Kane, P. McKeever

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

Sat. 9 Mar.            Alphonsus Gribbin

Sun. 10 Mar.        Mary McGlade, Patrick Joseph & Eva Moloney

Mon. 11 Mar.        Bobby Deehan, Marcus O’Hagan (Snr), Jim Toner

Tues. 12 Mar.       Irene Dorman, Mary Elizabeth Bradley

Wed. 13 Mar.       Gerard MacLarnon, Cassie Conway, Hugh McGeown, Annie Masterson, Peter McKenzie

Thurs. 14 Mar.     Mabel Nelson, Frank McFalone

Fri. 15 Mar.           Mary Agnes McCallion, Kathleen McKee

Sat. 16 Mar.          Gretta McLaughlin, John Johnston, John Doherty, Mary Scullion, Noreen Devlin

CHURCH COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1933, Loose Plate - £679; Castledawson Envelopes - £289, Loose Plate - £133

Total Standing Orders - £768

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Pauric Caomihín Lynch who was baptised recently.

 

WEEKDAY MASSES DURING LENT

Monday 11am & 7.30pm

Tuesday - Friday 7.30am, 11am

Saturday 11am

 

PARISH ROSARY – Wednesdays 7.30pm during Lent in Magherafelt; Tuesdays 7pm in Castledawson

 

 

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

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

 

SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 12 March 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

 

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

PRAYERFEST – The Prayer & Spirituality Commission will lead a day of prayer for all, Saturday 23 March Mount Oliver, Ballymascanlon & Saturday 6 April Kilmore Parish Centre from 10am.

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £3000 or £200 if not won on the night, 46 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 – now running in the Parish Centre, call in and view the work by local artists some of which is available to purchase.

 

‘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 2, 8, 9, 26; £25 to Anne McGuckin, Carmel Crozier, Peter McGurk; Jackpot £3600

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 9, 14, 17, 22; £25 to Mervyn McClenaghan, Mark Chesney; Jackpot £2400

 

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