Bulletin of 29 September 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 4 E. Gogarty, U. McLaughlin, M. Campbell

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

Altar Society Oct. Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young

6 Oct.                     READERS            EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

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

Sun. 10.30am      C. Purvis            E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                            Sr. Caitriona

Sun. 12 noon        C. Trainor          K. Donnelly, M. Murphy,

                                                            A. McAllister

C’dawson 9am     Sr. Margaret     C. McKenna, S. McGuckin

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

                                Martin McGuckin (MM 6.15pm Magherafelt)

Sun. 29 Sept.       Desmond Russell, Kevin Gallagher, Joe O’Neill, John O’Neill

Mon. 30 Sept.      Margaret Regan, Rose McGoldrick, Thomas McKenna, Paddy Tohill, Elizabeth McKay

Tues. 1 Oct.         Mary Porter

Wed. 2 Oct.          Roddy O’Kane, Alice O’Kane

Thurs. 3 Oct.        Peggie McKee, Madeleine Campbell

Fri. 4 Oct.              Mary Wasson, Annie Donnelly

Sat. 5 Oct.             Susan O’Neill, Mary Ellen Bradley,

                                Fr. Brian Hackett (1st Av. 12 noon St. Matthew’s, Ballygawley)

                                Marian Bovill (1st Av. 6.15pm Magherafelt)

CHURCH COLLECTION -

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2096, Loose Plate - £656; Castledawson Envelopes - £248, Loose Plate - £112

Total Standing Orders - £768

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Caitlan Marian Cassidy and Isla Grace Francis who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Martin Tohill and Catriona Connor who were married recently.

FIRST FRIDAY OF OCTOBER – Mass at 11am in Magherafelt; the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY –

FIRST COMMUNION

Castledawson                     Saturday 2 May

Magherafelt                         Saturday 30 May

 

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

 

‘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 £2150 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 new 5 week block Tuesday 1 October 7pm, contact Therese 078 6790 1666;

LINE DANCING new block Tuesday 1 October 8pm

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILATES 6.30pm, 7.30pm & beginners 8.30pm; contact Tanya 077 1316 1766; PILOXING 7pm; ROLLER DISCO 8pm - 9.30pm, equipment provided

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 23, 25, 29, 30; £25 to David Curry, Atilla Benezcik, Janet Neeson; Jackpots - £5000 & £2200

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 16, 23, 24; £25 to Gary Cushley, Ruairi Shivers; Jackpot £900

ST PIUS X COLLEGE Autumn Bingo Extravaganza in the school, Thursday 3 October 8pm, book £10, half book £5, £20 a line, £50 a house, Jackpot £500; proceeds in aid of 2019 musical ‘My Fair Lady’