Bulletin of 9 February 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 5 A. McVey, M. Purvis

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am, Rosary – Tues. 7pm

Altar Society Feb. Group 2 J. Barry, P. Gallagher, L. Gallagher

16 Feb.                  READERS            EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         U. O’Kane         A. McGuckin, D. McFerran,

                                                            M. McFerran

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

Sun. 12 noon        L. McNally         B. Kelly, R. Mullan, C. Heffron

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

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Michael Quinn and William Prendergast who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week

Sat. 8 Feb.            Willie John Hutchinson, Phyllis Gillis, Philip Donnelly

Sun. 9 Feb.           May Corr, Patricia Bothwell,

                                Piotr Samsurin (MM 10.30am Magherafelt)

Mon. 10 Feb.        John O’Kane, Willie John Halferty, Joe McCorry, Mary McCann, Felix O’Kane, Eamonn O’Kane

Tues. 11 Feb.       Lawrence Gribbin, Susan Terry, Philomena Jeffery

Wed. 12 Feb.       

Thurs. 13 Feb.     John Mooney, John Higgins, Robert McKee, May O’Hagan, Charlie Higgins, Lily Johnston, Elizabeth Keenan

Fri. 14 Feb.           Patrick & Bridget Cudden, Frank McCaughan,

                                Anne McFalone, Jimmy Logan, Mary Fitzgerald

                                Rosie McNabb (MM 7pm Castledawson)

Sat. 15 Feb.          Phyllis Scullion, Michael John Bradley, Kathleen Henry, Patsy O’Hagan, Francis McSwiggan, Mary McSwiggan

CHURCH COLLECTION –

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1849, Loose Plate - £739; Castledawson Envelopes - £250, Loose Plate - £182

Total Standing Orders - £768

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Oisín Patrick Lavery, Oisín Michael Molloy, Ria Jane McGuckin and Nancy McGoldrick who were baptised recently.

SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 11 February 7.30pm

 

SAFEGUARDING TRAINING – All parishioners who have been vetted through the Parish, who are working with children, young people & or vulnerable adults on behalf of the Parish, and who did not attend the training in June 2019 are required to attend an essential Refresher Training on Saturday 28 March, more details later, contact Eugene 079 2802 4985

 

ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES CHURCH GATE COLLECTION, to enable the sick to travel to Lourdes, will be held on Sunday 23 February after all Masses.  There will be no St. Vincent de Paul collection on that day.

 

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES

Pastoral Centre, Maghera – 17 & 18 April, 15 & 16 May, 2, 9, & 16 June, for details & booking www.courses.accord.ie

 

ARMAGH DIOCESAN YOUTH COMMISSION – 4-week course of Mental Health First Aid commencing Tuesday 25 February 6.30pm in Drumcree Pastoral Centre, contact 028 3752 3084, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY –

FIRST COMMUNION

Castledawson                                     Saturday 2 May

Magherafelt                                         Saturday 30 May

CONFIRMATION

Magherafelt & Castledawson         Sunday 7 June

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY

JACKPOT £2100, 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 9.15am; WHIST 2pm

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

DOGSTRUST – Thursday 19 February 11am – 3pm

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 11, 14, 28; £25 to Jamie Gribben, Aidan McAlynn, Orla McGuckin; Jackpots - £5000 & £4100

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 8, 16, 24; £25 to Oliver Lupari, Colin Reid; Jackpot £1700; Lotto Brendan Keenan (078 1087 1370); Football Training for Pre-School age group will begin today Sunday 9 February 10am in the hall at the club; any queries contact Paul Gribbin 079 2125 3293.

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

EVENING OF GOSPEL PRAISE Saturday 22 February 7.30pm in First Magherafelt Presbyterian Church with True Country Gospel Group, refreshments served, everyone welcome, proceeds in aid of Kilronan School

DIVINE MERCY CONFERENCE Friday 21 February – Sunday 23 February RDS Dublin, to book contact Una 077 4357 5969, see poster for details