Bulletin of 22 March 2020

    PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Branigan                                                                     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 & Weekdays 11am; Church will open after 11am Mass; Daily Exposition for private prayer from 11.30am – 5pm;

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

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Billy Campbell, Paddy Donnelly, Genowefa Brzowska (Poland), Pearl McEvoy (Dromara) and Kevin Kelly (London) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week -

Sat. 21 Mar.          Arthur McNally

Sun. 22 Mar.        Lily McDowell, Michael O’Hagan, Brigid Conway, Charlie O’Kane

Mon. 23 Mar.        Edward Gribbin, Charles McCrory, Marie Therese Weldon (née Walls)

Tues. 24 Mar.       Seamus O’Loane, Sarah McKee

Wed. 25 Mar.       Leo McKeown, Hugh Niblock (Snr), Sonny McKee, David Boorman

Thurs. 26 Mar.     Kathleen Higgins, Barney Berryman, Jim Joe Gallagher

Fri. 27 Mar.           Edmund O’Neill, Lorna Kandel, Pat Hagan

Sat. 28 Mar.          Susan O’Kane

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Niall Owen Loye, Grace Brigid Cassidy and Alana Rose Lee who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Orla Purvis and Aidan McGillian who were married recently.

SAFEGUARDING TRAINING for Saturday 28 March has been cancelled.

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 Pansion Tomato 50m from church), deposit £100 secures place, to book & for more information contact Group Leader Anne Duffy 077 3600 5396

 

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES

Pastoral Centre, Maghera – 15 & 16 May, 2, 9, & 16 June, for booking & updates check www.courses.accord.ie

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819; Papers are available as usual, please pay in the box on the table.

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 groups and scheduled activities in the Parish Centre are now cancelled until further notice.

 

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO will be open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm

At this time we will only be serving take away Coffees, Soup & Lunches.  Menu will be updated daily and lunches will be priced at £4.  Please contact the Parish Centre on 028 7963 1726 / 078 7252 5938 for further details. 

A number of delivery slots will be available, please order before 11am and contactless deliveries will take place between 1pm & 2pm.  Our priority is to support the elderly & vulnerable in our community.

 

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 12, 18, 22, 24; £25 to Christopher McSwiggan, James Slater, John McCabe; Jackpots - £5000 & £4700; There will be no Lotto for the next two weeks.

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 8, 9, 20, 23; £25 to Noleen Heaney, Patsy McLarnon; Jackpot £700

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