Bulletin of 15 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 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan

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

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

22 Dec.                  READERS            EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         U. O’Kane         C. Lawlor, A. Goddard, M. Gates

Sun. 10.30am      C. McGarry        G. McGuckin, J. Fingleton,

                                                            M. Duncan

Sun. 12 noon        N. O’Connor     B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9am                                 B. O’Kane, P. McKeever

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Brigid Murray and May Gallagher who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week

Sat. 14 Dec.         Elizabeth Gallagher, Philip McGoldrick, Henry Joe Purvis, Mary McSwiggan

Sun. 15 Dec.        Margaret Deehan, Michael Carr, Mickey Joe McGurk, Brigid O’Neill, Sue Murray

                                Declan Jones (1st Av 12noon)

Mon. 16 Dec.       Gerry Graham, Breige McGurk

Tues. 17 Dec.      Mary McGeown, Joseph O’Donnell

Wed. 18 Dec.       Billy Duffy, James Hanson

Thurs. 19 Dec.    Claire Morrison

Fri. 20 Dec.          Rose Donnelly, Kestutis Damasas, Pat McGlade, Fr. James McNally (MM 7pm Newbridge)

Sat. 21 Dec.         Josie Lagan, Bridget Niblock

CHURCH COLLECTION -

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1740, Loose Plate - £978; Castledawson Envelopes - £271, Loose Plate - £128

Total Standing Orders - £768

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Olivia McNally and Imogen Bernadette McKenna who were baptised recently.

 

CHILDREN’S LITURGY – today, 9am in Castledawson and 10.30am in Magherafelt

 

ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS SERVICES

CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE

Castledawson – Sunday 15 December 5pm tea & refreshments afterwards in the school

Magherafelt – Sunday 22 December 5pm

PARISH PENITENTIAL SERVICE

Magherafelt – Wednesday 18 December 7pm

CONFESSIONS

Saturday 21 December 11.30am – 1pm Magherafelt

Monday 23 December after 11am & 7.30pm Masses in Magherafelt

Christmas Eve Masses

7pm Castledawson

9pm Magherafelt

Christmas Day Masses

9am Castledawson

10.30am, 12 noon Magherafelt

PARISH CHRISTMAS CARDS are ready for distribution.  We would ask the team of envelope distributers to please collect them from the Parish Office.  We appreciate your help at this busy time of the year.

Please leave all anniversary notices for the Christmas period to the Parish Office / Sacristy as soon as possible

 

 

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY

JACKPOT £2700, 45 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; come & support your Parish

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am - 3pm; CHRISTMAS DINNER Wednesday 18, Thursday 19 & Friday 20 December 12noon or 1.30pm, please book your place now.

The Bistro will be closed from Monday 23 December & will re-open Thursday 2 January 9am.

 

SUNDAY - COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

MONDAY - ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7:30pm

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

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

FRIDAY - SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE 6pm

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 4, 10, 29; £25 to Michael McSwiggan, Damien Surgener, Richard McKenna; Jackpots - £5000

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 11, 12, 17, 19; £25 to Stephen Doyle, Shane Chesney; Jackpot £900; Lotto Brendan Kennan (078 1087 1370), Club Secretary Philip Bradley (078 563 81614)

 

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

ST JOHN BOSCO COMMUNITY HALL, Ballynease Craft Fair Sunday 15 December 3pm – 7pm in aid of Kilronan School