13 Mar 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;
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
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