Bulletin of 1 December 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 1 B. McCusker, R. Walls, M. McSwiggan

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

Altar Society Dec. Group 5 B. Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster

08 Dec.                  READERS            EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         J. McCormack  C. Lawlor, A. Goddard, M. Gates

Sun. 10.30am      F. Lynch            E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                            Sr. Caitriona

Sun. 12 noon        C. O’Kane         K. Donnelly, M. Murphy,

                                                            A. McAllister

C’dawson 9am     Sr. Margaret     C. Diamond, E. Gallagher

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Fr. James McNally, Dae Cartin, Sean McKay, Séan Murray, Charlie Doyle (Cookstown), Christopher Trolan (Portstewart), Cathy Walls (née Flynn, Bangor) and Maureen Hegarty (Fallagloon) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week

Sat. 30 Nov.         Rosemary Hughes, Mary Martin, Susan Cherry

Sun. 1 Dec.          Bridget Tohill

Mon. 2 Dec.          Sarah McCaughan, Sophia Mackle-Leitao, Michael Burke

Tues. 3 Dec.        Mary Higgins, Patsy McWilliams, Barney McWilliams

Wed. 4 Dec.         Sadie Niblock, Peter Doyle Snr.

Thurs. 5 Dec.       John Lynch, Susanna McMurray, Mary Lagan

Fri. 6 Dec.             Andy McErlean, Tony McGuckin

Sat. 7 Dec.            Susan McGill, Johnny Doyle,

                                Denis McElhone (1st Av 6.15pm Magherafelt)

SUNDAY COLLECTION -

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1860, Loose Plate - £734; Castledawson Envelopes - £310, Loose Plate - £92

Total Standing Orders - £768

 

MAGHERAFELT APOSTOLIC WORKERS CHURCH GATE COLLECTION – after all Masses Sunday 8 December, all proceeds will go to the Missions

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Kate Ita Stevenson and Tobias Joaquin Dayag who were baptised recently.

 

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

 

‘THE BRIDGE’ PROGRAMME – Advent Mass for First Communicants & their parents/guardians Sunday 8 December, 9am Castledawson & 10.30am Magherafelt

 

ADVENT HOLY HOUR - Thursday 12 December 7pm

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES - Pastoral Centre, Maghera – 11, 18 & 25 February, 20 & 21 March, for details & booking www.courses.accord.ie

 

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819; Christmas Cards now available in the Church, £2.50 per pack of 10

 

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY

JACKPOT £2600, 45 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; come & 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 9am; WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm; LINE DANCING 8pm

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

THURSDAY – TAE KWON DO 4pm; ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7:30pm

FRIDAY - SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE 6pm

 

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SENIOR CITIZENS CHRISTMAS DINNER Parish Centre Sunday 15 December 1pm (sharp), for tickets please contact the helpline & leave your details - 028 7930 0819

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 13, 21, 30; £25 to Fiona McLaughlin, Joe Loane, Fintan Kerr; Jackpots - £5000 & £3000; AGM Wednesday 11 December 7.30pm

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 14, 19, 22; £25 to Conor Scullion, Padraig McAlynn; Jackpot £700; AGM Sunday 8 December 6pm in the club rooms - invitation to all members, new members welcome

 

ST FINBARRS HURLING CLUB – Nursery to U14 indoor training Tuesdays 6pm in Meadowbank, all newcomers welcome

ANNUAL CHARITY BREAKFAST at Russell Shiels Tyres, 76 Aughrim Road, Saturday 7 December 8am – 11.30am, all proceeds in aid of Charis Cancer Care

MAGHERAFELT FOODBANK CHRISTMAS APPEAL – Help support with food or funds, drop off point in Bank of Ireland, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it