Bulletin of 15 March 2020

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Gates                                                                           www.magherafeltparish.org

PARISH OF MAGHERAFELT & CASTLEDAWSON

 

AS INSTRUCTED BY THE ARCHDIOCESE OF ARMAGH

ALL SUNDAY & WEEKDAY MASSES ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 

BAPTISMS, WEDDINGS & FUNERALS WILL TAKE PLACE AS NORMAL.

OUR CHURCHES WILL REMAIN OPEN AS NORMAL FOR PRIVATE PRAYER.

 

Mass available on webcam Saturday 6.15pm & Sunday 10.30am & 12noon; Daily Exposition for private prayer from 10am – 5pm;

https://www.magherafeltparish.org/church-webcam

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Billy Campbell, Paddy Donnelly, Kevin Kelly (London), Margaret Barton (Newbridge) and Sadie Glasgow (Moneyneena) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week -

Sat. 14 Mar.          Mabel Nelson, Cassie Conway, Noreen Devlin

Sun. 15 Mar.        Mary Agnes McCallion, Annie Masterson, Brendan Hagan, Phyllis Walshe (1st Av),

                                Philomena Bradley (MM 12 noon Magherafelt)

Mon. 16 Mar.        Gretta McLaughlin, John Doherty, Sarah Donnelly

Tues. 17 Mar.       Francis McFalone, Maureen Quinn, Rhona McCloskey, Norah Johnston

Wed. 18 Mar.       Brigid Donnelly, Paddy Conway, Hugh Murray, Brigid McNally, Teresa Roscoe

Thurs. 19 Mar.     Teresa McNally, Francis Halferty, Mary Doyle

Fri. 20 Mar.           Mary Bradley, Joe Walls, Dominic Gallagher, Sarah Young, Ann Atchison

Sat. 21 Mar.          Arthur McNally

CHURCH COLLECTION –

Magherafelt Envelopes - £1899, Loose Plate - £713; Castledawson Envelopes - £286, Loose Plate - £132

Total Standing Orders - £768

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Cassie Patricia Henry who was baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Donna O’Kane & Dan O’Shea who were married recently.

LENTEN INVITATION TO HOUR OF PRAYER & REFLECTION - All are invited to participate in an hour of prayer & reflection each Wednesday of Lent 7.30pm – 8.30pm in the Oratory, St. Pius X College; Exposition will take place, everyone welcome.

TIME TO CONNECT – Christ Church Castledawson, each Sunday in Lent 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 Wednesday 23 September, Priest - Fr. John Gates; (accommodation Pansion Tomato 50m from church), deposit £100 secures place, to book & for more information contact Group Leader Anne Duffy 077 3600 5396

 

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, www.courses.accord.ie

PARISH CENTRE              

Due to the ongoing pandemic Bingo is cancelled until further notice.  Please check the Parish Centre FB page for up to date information.

 

All other scheduled activities in the Parish Centre will continue as usual until further notice.

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – Tues – Fri 9am – 3pm

SUNDAY - COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

MONDAY - BOWLING 7:30pm

TUESDAY – PARENTS & TODDLERS no session; WHIST no session

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING 10.30am; PILOXING 7pm

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

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

POKER NIGHT – Saturday 28 March 8.30pm, tickets available from the Parish Centre, in aid of Cancer Focus NI

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 3, 15, 23; £25 to Blaithin Quinn, Richard McKenna, Paul Dawson; Jackpots - £5000 & £4600

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 11, 14, 16, 21; £25 to Margaret Cushley, Noreen Doyle; Jackpot £600

N. I. BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE – Magherafelt High School, Wednesday 25 & Thursday 26 March 1.30pm - 4pm & 5.15pm – 8pm