Bulletin of 5 December 2021

Bulletin of 5 December 2021

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

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY BIG BANTER  JACKPOT £2400, doors open 6pm; everyone welcome

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO Monday – Friday 9am – 3pm, we are accepting your Spend Local pre-paid cards.

MONDAY – YOGA contact Bernie 077 5900 1664; BOWLING 7:30pm

TUESDAY – STREET DANCE CLASS

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING 10am; TAE KWON DO

THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD morning & evening; TAE KWON DO

FRIDAY – SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE 6pm,

SATURDAYMUSICAL WINGS

CRAFT FAIR & MARKET – Saturday 4, 11 & 18 December 1pm – 6pm, everyone welcome

N. I. BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE

Monday 13 & Tuesday 14 December; by appointment only, text Blood to 60081 or call 08085 534 653 to book

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. Please see the club Facebook for more information.

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 8, 22, 23; £25 to Ellie Doyle, Connor Gribbin; Jackpot £700; Thanks to all who support this fundraiser, to take part contact Brendan Keenan 078 1087 1370.

BANK OF IRELAND MAGHERAFELT – We are collecting food, toys & hygiene products this year for St. Vincent de Paul and The Food Bank Magherafelt; these can be left at our collection point in the bank until Monday 20 December.

The following services continue to be available on webcam –

Masses Saturday 6.15pm, Sunday 10.30am & 12noon

Weekday Masses 11am   Novena Monday 7.30pm

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

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Tommy Walls, Noel McMurray,

Bernadette Gallagher and Francie McLaughlin (Maghera) who died recently & for the following whose month’s minds or anniversaries occur this week

Sat. 4 Dec.            Sadie Niblock, Malachy Wilkinson (MM)

Sun. 5 Dec.          Susan McMurray, Brigid Murray, Mary Lagan

Mon. 6 Dec.          Andy McErlean, Tony McGuckin

Tues. 7 Dec.        Denis McElhone, Susan McGill, Johnny Doyle

Wed. 8 Dec.         Mona Convery, Maureen McGrath, Susan Mallon, Patsy Doherty, Tony Gallagher, Liam Gribbin,

                                Malachy Carmichael

Thurs. 9 Dec.       Annie Doyle, Lucy Donnelly, Paddy Higgins (1st Av)

Fri. 10 Dec.          Catherine Hatton, Mickey Joe McGurk,

                                Henry Tohill,

                                Bernie McCann (1st Av 7.30pm Castledawson)

Sat. 11 Dec.         John McKeown, Bridget Stokes

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet

Aoife Margaret O’Kane who was baptised recently.

CHURCH COLLECTION

Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2124

Dues – £280; Trocaire – £7895 (total)

Standing orders – £1257

 

PUBLIC DAILY & WEEKEND MASSES –

We recommend for health and safety that people continue to wear face-coverings and maintain social distancing within the Church and we thank you for your cooperation.

CHRISTMAS CAROL CELEBRATION – Redemptoris Mater Seminarians and families invite you to prepare for Christmas on Wednesday 15 December 7.30pm in Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt, www.redmatarmagh.org

CONSULTATION ON UNIVERSAL SYNOD – You are invited to take part in this consultation by completing the online form via the following link

https://forms.gle/sF2diqjQt1Jdq74UA

MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES – next course available with Engaged Encounter Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 April, for booking & information contact www.MarriageEncounter.ie

see also www.courses.accord.ie

SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

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