Bulletin of 6 Nov 16

Bulletin of 6 Nov 16

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


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 5 A. McVey, M. Purvis

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm; First Friday (Oct. – Mar.) 7.30pm

Altar Society Nov. Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young


Vigil 6.15pm          U. O’Kane         M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee

Sun. 8.00am         Sr. Caitriona      K. McNamee, M. Ludlow

Sun. 10.30am       F. Lynch            R. Tohill, J. Clayton, R. Clayton

Sun. 12 noon        A. Treharne       B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9.30am S. Keenan        B. O’Kane, P. McKeever


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Arthur Gillen, Kathleen Coyle (Stewartstown), Kathleen Carey (Cloughmills), Bridie Monaghan (Lissan) and Margaret O’Neill (Ballymaguigan) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week

Sat. 5 Nov.           Mary Dowds, Michael & Rose Donaghy

Sun. 6 Nov.          Jim Johnston, Caoimhe Kerr, Sara Mulholland, Josie Goff, James McKeown

Mon. 7 Nov.         Margaret Carmichael, Susan McKeever, Tess Carmichael, Geordie Rae

Tues. 8 Nov.        Sarah Devlin, Gerry Murray, Thomas Mullan, Malachy & Bob McIvor

Wed. 9 Nov.         Patrick Quinn, Lila McCann

Thur. 10 Nov.      Patrick Cleary

Fri. 11 Nov.          Gerry Gallagher, Mary Harrigan (1st Av),

                              Seamus Tohill (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Sat. 12 Nov.         Alice O’Donnell, Kathleen McKee, Kevin Rocks

                              Bridie Corran (MM 11am Magherafelt)

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Isaac Jack Brownlee, Tiarnán Hugh Shivers, Éabha Donnelly, Isla Rose Bella Walshe and Aimee Marie Conway who were baptised recently.


CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 30 October –

Magherafelt Envelopes – £2037, Loose Plate – £792

Castledawson Envelopes – £462, Loose Plate – £139

Total Standing Orders – £715


CONGRATULATIONS to Eimear Barton & Alan Whitcroft, Katrina Kelly & Conor McKenna and

Martin McAfee & Yolanda Gonzalez-Collantes who were married recently.

OUR COMMUNITY REMEMBERS in the YEAR OF MERCY – Remembrance Prayer Service in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption Tuesday 15 November 7.30pm; all are invited to this special prayerful gathering seeking mercy in our own lives and for our world just prior to the close of the Jubilee Year of Mercy.

BRIDGE PROGRAMME MEETING 1 – for all parents/guardians of First Communion children on Thursday 24 November 7.30pm in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption; all parents/guardians who did not attend the first meeting must attend this meeting & sign in at the door.  Any child not represented will be unable to receive the sacraments.

SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre Tuesday 8 November 7.30pm

PARISH LIST OF THE DEAD – If you wish to include relatives & friends from outside of the parish who have died within the last year, please leave details in the sacristy or Parish Office for Sr. Caitriona.  Each priest will offer Mass every First Friday for the names on the list.


SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Christmas Cards now available, £2.50 per pack of 10;

Shopping Trip to Belfast Friday 2 December, bus

leaving King St. 4.30pm, contact 028 7930 0819


PIONEER TOTAL ABSTINENCE ASSOCIATION – Remember in November take a short-term pledge to abstain from alcohol for the month of November & offer this prayerful act in honour of deceased family & friends; 00 353 1874 9464, www.pioneerassociation.ie.



PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £2650 in 46 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1

SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass


EXPRESSIONS BISTRO Tues. – Fri. 9am – 3pm


MONDAY –          PILOXING 9.30am; ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7.30pm

TUESDAY –         PARENTS & TODDLERS 9.15am; WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm; ZUMBA 8.15pm

WEDNESDAY –   PILOXING 9.30am; BABY SENSORY NI 10am (newborn – 13 mths); KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILATES 7pm; JIVE CLASS 8pm





AFTERNOON DANCE Wednesday 16 November 2pm, refreshments provided


FRIENDS OF O’DONOVAN ROSSA JIGS & JIVES Friday 18 & Saturday 19 November, tickets £10 from the Parish Centre

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 10, 11, 16, 20; £25 to McEnniff, Dessie Cleary, Paul Dougan; Jackpot £2900


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 6, 14, 19; £25 to Martina Johnston, Florence & Anne; Jackpot £4400; Ulster Club Championship SF Sunday 13 November St. Malachy’s v Pomeroy Armagh 12.45pm

FRIENDS OF NEW ROW PS Quiz Night Friday 11 November 8pm Moyola Golf Club, followed by music with Danny Devlin, £5 per person, all proceeds to improve playground facilities