Bulletin of 29 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 5 A. McVey, M. Purvis

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

Altar Society Jan. Group 1 M. Wilson, M. Robinson

5 Jan.                     READERS            EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

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

Sun. 10.30am      J. O’Brien          J. Clayton, R. Clayton, M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        F. Convery        W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                            D. Loughran

C’dawson 9am     S. Keenan         F. J. O’Kane, L. Brown

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Joe Heaney, Brigid Murray, Patricia McSwiggan (Desertmartin) and Colm McGuckin (Lavey) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week

Sat. 28 Dec.         Bronagh McCabe, Henry McGarry, Mary Scullion,

                                Charlie Doyle (MM)

                                Anna Dobbin (1st Av 6.15pm Magherafelt)

Sun. 29 Dec.        Mary Hinfey, Peter Doyle Jnr

Mon. 30 Dec.       May McKee, Celine Gallagher,

                                May Gallagher (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 31 Dec.      Samuel McKeever, Billy Kealey,

                                Nan Stuart (1st Av 11am Magherafelt)

Wed. 1 Jan.          Mary Ann O’Neill, Johnny Mooney, Harry McKendry

Thurs. 2 Jan.       George McKelvey, Mary Logan, Kathleen McLaughlin, Bernard John McCormack

Fri. 3 Jan.             Josephine Corbett, Agnes McLaughlin

Sat. 4 Jan.            Thomas John McSwiggan, Carmel Tohill

(Sunday 5 January Brigid Murray MM 12noon Magherafelt)

 

The Priests and Pastoral Council wish you and your family a happy & peaceful 2020.

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Cliona Margaret McKernan, Anna Elizabeth Mitchell and Donncha Noel Devlin who were baptised recently.

 

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

CHILDREN’S LITURGY – Sunday 5 January, 9am in Castledawson and 10.30am in Magherafelt

NURSERY ENROLMENT & P1 ENROLMENT in HOLY FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL & NURSERY UNIT and

P1 ENROLMENT in NEW ROW PRIMARY SCHOOL -

Children born between 2 July 2016 and 1 July 2017 (inclusive) are eligible for a free Nursery place in their final pre-school year for admission to a Nursery Unit in September 2020.  All children born on or between 2 July 2015 and 1 July 2016 (inclusive) are compulsory school age and are due to start school in September 2020. Application for enrolment in the Nursery Unit and in P1 should be completed online www.eani.org.uk from 07/01/20 - 30/01/20. 

Visit Holy Family PS on Wednesday 15 January or Thursday 16 January, for online application support or come to the OPEN DAY on Tuesday 14 January, between 10am-11.30am or 1pm-2.30pm, everyone welcome; further details from the school office 028 7963 2153. 

If you missed the OPEN DAY in New Row PS you are welcome to contact the school 028 7946 8426

 

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY

JACKPOT £2800, 45 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; come & support your Parish

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – The Bistro will re-open Thursday 2 January 9am.  We would like to thank all our customers for their support in 2019 and wish you a Happy New Year.

 

SUNDAY - COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

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

 

ST PIUS X COLLEGE OPEN DAY – Saturday 11 January, invitations will be distributed to P6 & P7 pupils, parents are asked to note the time allocated for their particular primary School.

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 4, 15, 17; £25 to Fiona McIvor, Mandy Higgins, Nicky Cola; Jackpots - £5000 & £3500

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 6, 13, 17; £25 to Paudie Devlin, Conor McKenna; Christmas Prizes to Caoimhe McCoy, Liam Craig, Justine McKenna, Paul Gribbin, Maurice Diamond, Chloe Doherty; Jackpot £1100; Lotto Brendan Keenan (078 1087 1370)

 

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

CALLED & GIFTED SEMINAR – Learn more about your Faith & the Charisms of the Holy Spirit, Servite Priory Benburb, Friday 24 January 7pm – 9.30pm & Saturday 25 January 9.30am – 4.30pm, £45 (£35 early bird); for more information or to book contact Milanda at 00353 429336393 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it