Bulletin of 19 January 2020

     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 2 M. McMahon, T. McMahon

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

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

26 Jan.                  READERS            EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

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

Sun. 10.30am      F. Lynch            J. Clayton, R. Clayton, M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        C. O’Kane         W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                            D. Loughran

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

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Rosie McNabb, Isabel O’Loughlin, Mary Dolan, Piotr Samsurin, Mary Beattie and Sean McLernon (Toome) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week

Sat. 18 Jan.          Joseph Kearney, Fr Ernest McCaughan, James McGovern, Lauri Tohill, Peggy McGuigan

Sun. 19 Jan.         Francie Niblock, Owen Carr, James J. Donnelly, Gerry Uhde, Susan Martin

Mon. 20 Jan.        Seamus O’Kane, Mary Robinson, Ellen Braniff

Tues. 21 Jan.       Paddy Murray, Rose McCormack, Mary Jo Keenan, Mollie O’Kane

Wed. 22 Jan.        Denis Bradley, Henry O’Neill, Bridie O’Neill

Thurs. 23 Jan.     Sr. Marie de Lourdes

Fri. 24 Jan.           Adrian Heaney, Brendan McCorry (1st Av 11am)

Sat. 25 Jan.          James Ludlow, James Scullion, John Joseph McDonagh

CHURCH COLLECTION –

Magherafelt Envelopes - £2200, Loose Plate - £733; Castledawson Envelopes - £295, Loose Plate - £123

Total Standing Orders - £768

IEC COLLECTION (Monday 6 January)

Magherafelt Envelopes - £680, Loose Plate - £224; Castledawson Envelopes - £120, Loose Plate - £16

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Áine Elizabeth Rogers and Freddie Barton-Whitcroft who were baptised recently.

 

‘THE BRIDGE’ PROGRAMME – ‘Baptism & New Beginnings’, Mass for First Communicants & their parents/guardians Sunday 26 January 9am Castledawson & 10.30am Magherafelt

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

FOLK CHOIR - The folk choir sing at 6:15pm Mass on the first Saturday of every month.  Our next practice is in the Church on Sunday 26 January 2:30pm - 4:30pm; new members (aged 16 years plus) very welcome.

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

P1 ENROLMENT in NEW ROW PRIMARY SCHOOL -

Application for enrolment in the Nursery Unit and in P1 should be completed online www.eani.org.uk

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES

Pastoral Centre, Maghera – the following dates are now available for booking – 11, 18, 25 February & 20, 21 March; for more information & to book see www.courses.accord.ie

ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES – Thursday 7 May – Tuesday 12 May from Belfast, contact Eugene 079 2802 4985 or Joe 075 2353 8402 for more details

 

ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA – Tuesday 7 July – Tuesday 14 July, contact 028 9070 1606, 077 4509 3530 or 077 1180 8207

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY

JACKPOT £2000, 45 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; come & support your Parish

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – Tues – Fri 9am – 3pm

SUNDAY - COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

MONDAY - BOWLING 7:30pm

TUESDAY – PARENTS & TODDLERS 9am; WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm, contact Therese 078 6790 1666

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

THURSDAY – TAE KWON DO 4pm; BOWLING 7:30pm

FRIDAY - SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE 6pm, contact Eugene 028 7964 3304

 

ST. MARY’S GRAMMAR SCHOOL OPEN EVENINGS – Invitation for P6 & P7 pupils and their parents/guardians to attend Open Evening on Tuesday 21 January or Wednesday 22 January, Principal’s address 7pm

 

VINCENT’S CHARITY SHOP – we thank everyone for their donations last year; volunteers urgently required for the shop contact Sandra 028 7930 0819.

 

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 8, 14, 24; £25 to Daniel Purvis, Molly McSwiggan, Anne Knocker; Jackpots - £5000 & £3200; TABLE QUIZ in aid of Our Lady of Lourdes Pilgrimage Society, Friday 31 January 8.30pm, max 6 per table

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 5, 7, 15; £25 to Mary McGovern, Sarah & Jane Gribbin; Jackpot £1400; thanks to all who support this important club fundraiser; Lotto Brendan Keenan (078 1087 1370)

 

CALLED & GIFTED SEMINAR – Servite Priory Benburb, Fri. 24 Jan. & Sat. 25 Jan; contact Milanda 00353 429336393 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it