Bulletin of 14 Dec 14

Bulletin of 14 Dec 14

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OUR LADY OF THE     ASSUMPTION, MAGHERAFELT

   

Saturday Vigil 6.15pm;     Sunday 8.00am, 10.30am & 12noon

   

Monday – Saturday 11.00am,     Monday & Wednesday 7.30pm

   

Eucharistic Adoration     Monday after 11am Mass followed by Benediction 7.15pm; Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

   

Baptisms Sunday 1.00pm; contact Parish Office 2     weeks in advance.

   

Altar Society – Group 6 D. Kelly, M.     Purvis, A. McVey

   

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON

   

Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday     & Thursday 7.30pm

   

Altar Society Dec. Group     5 Betty Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster

   

Mass on First Friday (November – March) 7.30pm

       

21 DEC.                      READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

   

Vigil 6.15pm         P. Quinn            C. Lawlor, D. McGuckin,

   

                                                            N.     McGuckin

   

Sun. 8.00am         Sr. Margaret      N. Kerr, C. Monaghan

   

Sun. 10.30am      J. O’Brien          J. Higgins, M. McQuillan, M. Gates

   

Sun. 12 noon        N. O’Connor     W. Cassidy, K. Kelly, N. Kelly

   

C’dawson 9.30am Betty Foster    S. Wilson, R. Scullion

       

REMEMBER     OUR DEAD Pray for Declan Henry, Eddie Rocks, Mona     Convery (Maghera), Bridie McQuillan (Swatragh), Michael Burke, Michael     Campbell, Fr. Michael Fleming (USA), Paul Devlin and Brendan Carmichael who     died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur     this week –

   

Sat.     13 Dec.          Tiny Martin, Jack Kerr

   

Sun. 14 Dec.         Philip McGoldrick, Elizabeth     Gallagher, Mary Smith, Mary McSwiggan, John McKeown

   

Mon. 15 Dec.        Margaret Deehan, Sue Murray, Michael     Crotty (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

   

Tues. 16 Dec.      

   

Wed. 17 Dec.       Frank Morgan, Mary McGeown (1st     Av), Margaret Gallagher

   

Thurs. 18 Dec.     Jim Joe Scullion, John Mulgrew

   

Fri. 19 Dec.           Teresa (Tessie) Loughran (MM     7.30pm Magherafelt)

   

Sat.     20 Dec.          Pat McGlade, Rose Donnelly, Bridie Morgan

   

 

   

WELCOME     TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Devon Cruz da Costa     Lavres, Erin Niamh O’Kane and Eleanora Margey who were baptised recently.

           

   

         

   

   

DECEMBER DUES COLLECTION Sunday 7 December

   

Magherafelt     Envelopes – £4753, Loose Plate – £773

   

Castledawson     Envelopes – £377, Loose Plate – £143

   

IEC COLLECTION Monday 8 December

   

Magherafelt     Envelopes – £635, Loose Plate – £235

   

Castledawson     Envelopes – £65, Loose Plate – £39

   

Total     S. Orders £715

   

 

   

CHRISTMAS     SERVICES

   

Sunday     14 December

   

Carol     Service Castledawson 5pm

   

Wednesday     17 December

   

Penitential     Service Magherafelt 7.30pm

   

Sunday     21 December

   

Carol Service Magherafelt     7pm

   

 

   

CONFESSIONS

   

Saturday 20 December     11.30am – 1pm Magherafelt

   

Monday 22 December after     11am & 7.30pm Masses Magherafelt

   

Tuesday 23 December after     11am Mass Magherafelt & 7.30pm Mass Castledawson

       

ADVENT BANNERS – the graphic idea in the weekly banners is used     with permission from the website of the Uniting Church of Australia viz.,     The Billabong and we are most grateful to its copyright holder Jeff     Shrowder for graciously allowing us to use it.

   

 

   

Please ensure all notices and     anniversaries for entry to the bulletins over the Christmas & New Year     period are with the Parish Office before Thursday 18 December.

   

 

   

PARISH     CENTRE MANAGER

   

We wish to congratulate     Mr. Pat Bradley who has been appointed as our new Business Development and     Parish Centre Manager.  Pat is     originally from Maghera and has been living in Magherafelt for over 25     years.  He is looking forward to     taking up his new post in January.

   

 

   

   

         

   

   

PARISH CENTRE

   

Coffee     Shop will close on Friday 19 December at 3pm and re-open on Tuesday 6     January at 9.30am.

   

SUNDAY     TEA CLUB after 10.30am Mass

   

ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB Monday     7.30pm

   

ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB Thursday     7.30pm

   

TAE KWON DO     Friday 4pm – 6pm

   

SMITH     SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING Friday 6pm

   

 

   

NEW     ROW PRIMARY SCHOOL OPEN DAY

   

We invite all interested     parents to attend our Open Day on Tuesday 16 December 1.15pm – 2.15pm,     please come along and see what we have to offer.

   

 

   

O’DONOVAN     ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 13, 16, 19; £25 to Eamon Campbell,     Colum McKenna, Marty Collins; Jackpot £3000.

       

ST.     MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 16, 19, 20, 21; Congratulations to     Noel McKenna who won the jackpot; New Jackpot £500.

   

 

   

SOCIETY     OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Christmas Cards now available at the entrance to the Church, £3 per pack of     10;     contact 028 7930 0819.

       

ARMAGH     DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES – 5 days, departing 12 May     from Belfast International, £575 please contact Eugene 079 2802 4985 or Joe     075 2353 8402 for more details.

       

ANNUAL CHARITY BIG BREAKFAST     – Saturday 20 December 9am – 11am at Russell Shiels Tyres; all proceeds to     Lilac & Kilronan School; everyone welcome.

       

Thank     you to all who supported the recent Charity     Whist Drive in St. Trea’s GAC Ballymaguigan,     total raised £3670 for Antrim Area Hospital Renal Unit & Belfast City     Hospital Transplant Unit.