Bulletin of 16 February 2020 Updated

     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 6 B. Morgan, A. Doyle, C. Devlin

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

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

23 Feb.                  READERS            EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         F. Young            D. Bradley, D. Donnelly,

                                                            J. Fingleton

Sun. 10.30am      J. O’Brien          P. Campbell, M. Comer,

                                                            C. McMulkin

Sun. 12 noon        K. Lavery           W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                            D. Loughran

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

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Rosaleen Walls, Pat Brennan (Dublin) and Joe Hegarty (Maghera) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week

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

Sun. 16 Feb.         Pat Niblock, Chums McKee, Basil McKee,

                                Goretti Dillon (1st Av)

Mon. 17 Feb.        Nellie Keenan, Rosemary Hughes, John McRory, Elizabeth Deehan, Phyllis O’Kane, Tillie McSwiggan, John Wright, Sarah McKeown

Tues. 18 Feb.       Lizzie Kelly, Mary Cleary, Barney Devlin

Wed. 19 Feb.        Colette Niblock, Marcus O’Hagan, Shauna McTaggart, Margaret Martin, Christopher O’Brien, Sr. Sacred Heart McNally (1st Av)

Thurs. 20 Feb.     Mary O’Kane, Tommy McGuckin, Hannah Gallagher, Philomena Donnelly, Pat McCusker, Sean Conway, Vincent O’Brien

Fri. 21 Feb.           Rosemary Walls, Dodo Walsh,

                                Michael Quinn (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Sat. 22 Feb.          Mary Moran

FEBRUARY DUES COLLECTION –

Magherafelt Envelopes - £3717, Loose Plate - £724; Castledawson Envelopes - £341, Loose Plate - £107

Total Standing Orders - £768

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Christopher Aloysius Somers who was baptised recently.

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

 

MILL HILL MISSIONARIES (St. Joseph’s Missionary Society) – will promote their missionary magazine ‘The Advocate’ at all Masses next weekend Sunday 23 February.

 

SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 18 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

 

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES

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

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY –

FIRST COMMUNION

Castledawson                                     Saturday 2 May

Magherafelt                                         Saturday 30 May

CONFIRMATION

Magherafelt & Castledawson         Sunday 7 June

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY

JACKPOT £2150, 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 no session; 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 – Wednesday 19 February 11am – 3pm

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 21, 24, 25; £25 to Fiona Doyle, Patsy Maynes, Micky Donnelly; Jackpots - £5000 & £4200

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 5, 12, 16; £25 to Bernie Shivers, Michael O’Kane; Jackpot £1800; Lotto Brendan Keenan (078 1087 1370); Football Training for Pre-School age group continues Sunday 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