Bulletin of 7 April 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 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am

Altar Society Apr. Group 2 J. Barry, P. Gallagher, L. Gallagher

14 Apr.                  READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         C. Donoghue    C. Lawlor, A. Goddard, M. Gates

Sun. 10.30am      Sr. Caitriona     J. Clayton, R. Clayton, M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        A. Treharne      B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9am     N. Corrigan       C. McKenna, S. McGuckin

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Fr. Aidan Larkin, John Corran, Eamon Foy, John Young (Lavey) and Eileen Kearns (Newbridge) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 6 Apr.             Mary Tohill, Teresa O’Loane, Desmond Kerr, Hugo Doyle

Sun. 7 Apr.           Patricia Higgins, Joseph Bell,

                                Maggie McGuckin (MM 12noon Magherafelt)

Mon. 8 Apr.           Jim Kielt (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 9 Apr.         Kathleen Doyle, Dessie McConnell

Wed. 10 Apr.        John McLaughlin, Annie McWilliams, Molly Scullion, Pat Shaw

                                Phyllis Walshe (MM 11am Magherafelt)

                                John McLaughlin (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Thurs. 11 Apr.     Patrick Spiers

Fri. 12 Apr.          

Sat. 13 Apr.          Brendan MacCann (1st Av 6.15pm Magherafelt)

CHURCH COLLECTION

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1973, Loose Plate - £626; Castledawson Envelopes - £295, Loose Plate - £94

Total Standing Orders - £768

 

NEW PARISH ENVELOPES commence today.  Thank you to all the distributers who helped with the delivery of the boxes.  If you have not yet received your box please contact the Parish Office.

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Dara John McMulkin and Matthew Peter Nilsson-Linne who were 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

 

PALM SUNDAY - palms will be blessed at all Masses next Sunday; Palm Crosses will be available in the Church

 

SERVICE OF LIGHT, for all children making their Confirmation, will take place in Magherafelt on Wednesday 17 April at 7pm.

 

SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 9 April 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 - for details & online booking see www.courses.accord.ie

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £3200 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

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

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILATES Improvers 6.30pm & 7.30pm, Beginners 8.30pm, contact Tanya 077 1316 1766 or book online www.tyfitness.co.uk; PILOXING 8pm

THURSDAY – TAE KWON DO 4pm; SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm

FRIDAY - SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE no session

 

OPEN ART EXHIBITION – now running in the Parish Centre, call in and view the work on display

ANNUAL BIG BREAKFAST in aid of Parkinson's UK Thursday 11 April 10am - 1pm, everyone welcome

 

‘THE POPE IN AGHAGASKIN’Thursday 11, Friday 12 & Saturday 13 April; tickets are selling fast, don’t miss out, available from the Parish Centre (also at Bingo & Sunday 11am), Castledawson Sacristy or O’Brien’s Pharmacy

ST PIUS X COLLEGE, MAGHERAFELT Sixth Form Information Day Thursday 11 April 2pm - 4pm; all prospective pupils & their parent/guardian(s) welcome

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 13, 14, 24; £25 to Billy Campbell, Jackie Scullion, Chris Convery; Jackpot £4000

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 11, 12, 21; £25 to Anne O’Kane, Sheena McGuckin; Jackpot £700

 

MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FC - Mini Soccer Saturdays Meadowbank Arena 10amST FINBARR’S HURLING CLUB - U6s -U12s Training Tuesdays Meadowbank Arena 6pm