Bulletin of 1 March 2020

  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 2 M. McMahon, T. McMahon, E. Lumber

 

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

Altar Society Mar. Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young

8 Mar.                    READERS            EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         A. McGuckin     S. Speirs, E. Bradley, P. McKee

Sun. 10.30am      Sr. Caitriona     E. Bradley, M. Murray,

                                                            R. McSwiggan

Sun. 12 noon        E. McKee          B. Kelly, R. Mullan, C. Heffron

C’dawson 9am     P. Hanson         F. J. O’Kane, L. Brown

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Philomena Bradley, Rosaleen Walls, Margaret Barton (Newbridge) and Brigid Glasgow (Moneyneena) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week

Sat. 29 Feb.         

Sun. 1 Mar.           Eileen O’Loughlin, Wladyslaw Drzozowski

Mon. 2 Mar.          Sheila Barr

Tues. 3 Mar.         Susan O’Donnell, Frankie Mullan, Hugh Bradley, Lena Monaghan, Mary Wilson, Patrick O’Kane

Wed. 4 Mar.         

Thurs. 5 Mar.       Martha McVeigh, Jane O’Donnell, Charles Conway

Fri. 6 Mar.             Mary Kielt, Stephen O’Kane, Jimmy Martin, Sheila Kelly, James McLaughlin, Denis O’Neill

Sat. 7 Mar.            Malachy McSwiggan, Maggie McGuckin (1st Av), Jim Kielt (1st Av 6.15pm Magherafelt)

FEBRUARY DUES COLLECTION –

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1862, Loose Plate - £593; Castledawson Envelopes - £254, Loose Plate - £99

Total Standing Orders - £768

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Odhran Daniel O’Kane and Dáire Sean Moran who were baptised recently.

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

 

WEEKDAY MASSES DURING LENT - Monday 11am & 7.30pm; Tuesday - Friday 7.30am, 11am; Saturday 11am

SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 3 March 7.30pm

 

TIME TO CONNECT – Christ Church Castledawson, Sundays in Lent commencing today 4pm – 4.45pm, led by Christ Church & St. Patrick’s Castledawson, Church of Our Lady of the Assumption & other lay people.  During this Lenten period, we invite you to spend some time in quiet reflection & prayer on the theme ‘I am not alone’; for those of all denominations & none, from every age group & from all walks of life, everyone welcome. 

MEDJUGORJE PILGRIMAGES WITH MARIAN PILGRIMAGES 7 nights Ex Belfast £589pps –

Saturday 9 May, Priest to be confirmed;

Wednesday 23 September, Priest Fr John Gates; (accommodation for both dates Pansion Tomato 50m from church), deposit £100 secures place, to book & for more information contact Group Leader Anne Duffy 077 3600 5396

ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES CHURCH GATE COLLECTION Many thanks for your generosity last weekend, total amount collected - £1909; you will be remembered in prayers at Lourdes.  Thanks also to St. Vincent de Paul for standing down on the day.

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY

JACKPOT £2250, 45 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 6pm; 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

COFFEE MORNING – Saturday 7 March 10am – 2pm in aid of Habitat for Humanity, everyone welcome

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 19, 23, 27; £25 to Brigid McGurk, Eamon Melaugh, Geraldine Lamont; Jackpots - £5000 & £4400

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 9, 10, 15, 21; £25 to Hugh McLarnon, Anton Devlin; Jackpot £2000; to take part in the fundraising Lotto contact Brendan Keenan 078 1087 1370; Football Training for Pre-School age group Sunday 10am, contact Paul 079 2125 3293

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES

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