Bulletin of 6 October 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 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 Martin (Ballymoney), Teresa Devlin (Livingston, Scotland), Barney Rogers (Draperstown) and Timothy Crotty (Birmingham) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week -

Sat. 5 Oct.             Susan O’Neill, Mary Ellen Bradley, Mary Ann O’Hagan, Andy Quinn, Fr. Brian Hackett (1st Av)

                                Marian Bovill (1st Av. 6.15pm Magherafelt)

Sun. 6 Oct.           Barney McCallion, Pauline Taylor, Jean McGurk, Dan McAuley

Mon. 7 Oct.           Louis Lupari, Tom McGlone, Michelle O’Neill

Tues. 8 Oct.         Joey Robinson

Wed. 9 Oct.          William J Deehan, Samuel Ewing, Pauline Toner

Thurs. 10 Oct.     Brendan Higgins, Alice Monaghan

Fri. 11 Oct.           Anne Devlin, Freda Goff

Sat. 12 Oct.          Hugh McCormack, Frank O’Brien

CHURCH COLLECTION -

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2190, Loose Plate - £731; Castledawson Envelopes - £436, Loose Plate - £107

Total Standing Orders - £768

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Aidan Joseph McTaggart who was baptised recently.

HOLY HOUR

The next Holy Hour for Healing and Life will take place on Tuesday 8 October at 7pm.

SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 8 October 7.30pm

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY –

FIRST COMMUNION

Castledawson                                     Saturday 2 May

Magherafelt                                         Saturday 30 May

CONFIRMATION

Magherafelt & Castledawson         Sunday 7 June 3pm

 

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

BABY BASICS MAGHERAFELT – based in St. Swithin’s Church, is a volunteer led project aiming to support new mothers and families struggling to meet the financial & practical burden of looking after a new baby; we provide starter packs of essentials items such as toiletries, nappies, blankets, towels & baby clothes; for more information about the project and if you can help in any way please contact 079 3529 7583, St. Swithin’s Church Facebook or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY  

Jackpot £2200 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 8, 18, 20, 29; £25 to Clare Quinn, Rosaleen McAtamney, Louis McErlain; Jackpots - £5000 & £2300

 

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 12, 17, 18, 22; £25 to Saorlaith McLaughlin, Tom & Karl; Jackpot £1000

 

Employment Solutions Programme SUSE+ Care Works 6 week Programme Northern Regional College Magherafelt; SUSE+ Business Works 12 week Programme South West College Cookstown; for more information contact Alison Farquhar 077 1809 7520 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it