Bulletin of 22 September 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 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am, Rosary - Tuesday 7pm

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

29 Sept.                 READERS            EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

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

Sun. 10.30am      J. O’Brien          G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,

                                                            M. Duncan

Sun. 12 noon        F. Convery        B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

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

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Teresa Devlin (Livingston, Scotland), Barney Rogers (Draperstown) and Timothy Crotty (Birmingham) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 21 Sept.        Andy Joe Devlin, Mike McGlade, John O’Neill

Sun. 22 Sept.       Leo Stranney, Mary McNally, Edward McKee, William Moore

Mon. 23 Sept.      Rose Regan,

                                Mary Murray (1st Av 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 24 Sept.     John McElhone Jnr, Emmet Murray, James McCorry, Thomas Porter

Wed. 25 Sept.      Eddie Gillis, Margaret Moore, Willie Mulholland

Thurs. 26 Sept.   Mary Mallon, Florence Logan

Fri. 27 Sept.         Fr. Felix McLaughlin, John Hughes, Gerry Hughes, Mary Niblock, Philomena Molloy

Sat. 28 Sept.        Jack Regan, Dan Lagan, Vincent Doyle,

                                Martin McGuckin (MM 6.15pm Magherafelt)

CHURCH COLLECTION -

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1968, Loose Plate - £554; Castledawson Envelopes - £339, Loose Plate - £134

Total Standing Orders - £768

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Shona Ava Bradley who was baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Imelda Higgins & Martin McGlinchey and Robert O’Kane & Shanna Leonard who were married recently.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY –

FIRST COMMUNION

Castledawson                     Saturday 2 May

Magherafelt                         Saturday 30 May

 

SPRED Special Religious Education – Meetings resume in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 24 September 7.30pm

 

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES - Pastoral Centre, Maghera – 27 & 28 September, 15, 22 & 29 October, 10 & 11 January (limited spaces); for details & online booking see www.courses.accord.ie

 

New Life in the Holy Spirit – Freedom Weekend organised by 'The 12' in The Servite Priory, Benburb Saturday 28 September  - Sunday 29 September 9am - 6pm; cost of meals for two days £25; Holy Mass will be offered each day; Music by the Holy Family Prayer Group, Drogheda; for booking & further information contact Marie Maguire: 028 8555 7394 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

‘The Irish Catholic’ is now available in the paper rack in the Church from Thursday each week.  ‘The Universe’ & ‘Catholic Times’ are available from Saturday as usual.

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2100 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 – open 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, contact Therese 078 6790 1666; LINE DANCING 8pm

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILATES 6.30pm, 7.30pm & beginners 8.30pm; contact Tanya 077 1316 1766; PILOXING 7pm

THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm, 7.30pm; TAE KWON DO 4pm; ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7:30pm

FRIDAY - SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE 6pm; contact Eugene 028 7964 3304

ROD HOGG, THE IRISH MAGICIAN - Saturday 12 October, 8pm, tickets £10 available from the Parish Centre

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL COFFEE & FASHION SHOW – Saturday 19 October 12.30pm – 3.30pm, tickets £5 available from the Parish Centre, St. Vincent de Paul members & St. Vincent de Paul shop

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 12, 21, 22; £25 to Fergal McNally, Brendan Masterson, Alex Faith; Jackpots - £5000 & £2100

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 9, 18, 21; £25 to Clodagh Gribbin, Shane Chesney; Jackpot £800