Bulletin of 17 March 2019

 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 6 B. Morgan, A. Doyle, C. Devlin

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

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

24 Mar.                  READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         F. Young            S. Speirs, E. Bradley, P. McKee

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

Sun. 12 noon        C. Trainor          B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9am     Sr. Margaret     N. O’Kane, R. O’Kane

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Phyllis Walshe, John McLaughlin, Margaret McGuckin and Jim Kielt who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week -

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

Sun. 17 Mar.        Maureen Quinn, Malachy Murphy

Mon. 18 Mar.        Annie Nicholl, Paddy Conway, Bridget McNally, Brigid Donnelly, Teresa Roscoe,

                                Hugh Murray (1st Av 11am Magherafelt)

Tues. 19 Mar.       Teresa McNally, Mary Doyle, Francis Halferty

Wed. 20 Mar.       Joe Walls, Dominic Gallagher, Brian Higgins, Sarah Young, Mary Bradley, Alice Scott, Ann Atchison, Anne Walshe, Katie Craig

Thurs. 21 Mar.     Arthur McNally, Jane Hughes

Fri. 22 Mar.           Bridget Conway, Catherine McGurk, Charlie O’Kane,

                                Lily McDowell (1st Av 11am Magherafelt)

Sat. 23 Mar.          Edward Gribbin, Barney Berryman, Marie Therese Wheldon (née Walls)

CHURCH COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2094, Loose Plate - £777; Castledawson Envelopes - £368, Loose Plate - £168

Total Standing Orders - £768

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Henry Joseph Morgan and Sé Oístín O’Callaghan who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Leanne Martin & Brian Devlin who were married 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

 

FIRST PENANCE for children of Holy Family Primary School and Spires Integrated Primary School will take place in Magherafelt on Wednesday 20 March at 7pm.  For children of New Row Primary School it will take place in Castledawson on Thursday 21 March at 7pm.

 

NEW PARISH ENVELOPES are due to start on Sunday 7 April and will be available for distributers to collect from the Parish Office from Thursday.

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

 

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £3050 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 new 4 week block from 26 March 7pm, contact Therese 078 6790 1666; 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 on display

 

‘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

 

ST. JOHN’S OPEN FEIS – Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 March; SERENITY TEN Ladies Pop-Up Boutique Saturday 23 March 10am – 5pm; BEV WRIGHTCaricatures Saturday 23 March from 3pm

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 8, 11, 18, 29; £25 to Bláithín Quinn, Moira Callen, Derek Curry; Jackpot £3700; next lotto draw Tues. 19 Mar. 8pm

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 8, 16, 22; Jackpot Winner - £2400 to Susan Mackle; New Jackpot £500

 

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

 

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