Bulletin of 7 Feb 16

Bulletin of 7 Feb 16

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

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 2 M. McMahon, M. Gates

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON

Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm

Altar Society Feb. Group 4 A. Martin, P. Hanson, M. Quinn

14 Feb.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          C. Donoghue     M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee

Sun. 8.00am         C. O’Kane         C. Bradley, Sr. Caitriona

Sun. 10.30am       J. O’Brien          R. Tohill, J. Clayton, R. Clayton

Sun. 12 noon        B. Corrigan        K. Donnelly, L. O’Neill, A. McAllister

C’dawson 9.30am M. Devlin          B. Gregg, E. Gallagher

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Gavin Moore, Alice Bradley, Nora MacBride, Michelle Pooley, Marc Bigger and Mary Dougan who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –

Sat. 6 Feb.            Carmel Devlin, Teresa Halferty, Helen Armstrong

Sun. 7 Feb.          Francis McSwiggan

Mon. 8 Feb.          Phyllis Gillis, Willie John Hutchison, Philip Donnelly, John Joe Heaney, John & Eileen Clayton

Tues. 9 Feb.         Patricia Bothwell

Wed. 10 Feb.       Joe McCorry, Mary McCann, Eamonn O’Kane

Thur. 11 Feb.       Lawrence Gribbin, Susan Terry

Fri. 12 Feb.           Molly Gallagher, John McGlade

Sat. 13 Feb.         Charlie Higgins, Robert McKee, John Mooney, Margaret O’Neill, John Higgins, Elizabeth Keenan

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Cara Rose Mary Bates, Odhrán Emmet Cartin, Jamie Edward Colum Brisbane, Senan Aodhán McCay, Isla Mary Little and Patrick Joseph Burke who were baptised recently.

 

CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 31 January –

Magherafelt Envelopes – £2044, Loose Plate – £707; Castledawson Envelopes – £303, Loose Plate – £141;

Total S. Orders £715

 

Wednesday 10 February is ASH WEDNESDAY, the first day of Lent and a day of fast and abstinence –

Masses in Magherafelt – 7.30am, 9.30am (for schools) 11am, & 7.30pm

Mass in Castledawson – 7.30pm

 

WEEKDAY MASS TIMES DURING LENT

Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt

7.30am Monday – Friday, 11am Monday – Saturday, 7.30pm Monday, Wednesday & Friday

St Patrick’s Castledawson 7.30pm Tuesday & Thursday

 

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION & READERS

If you did not receive a copy of the new rota via email some copies are now available in the Sacristy or Parish Office; see also the website.

PARISH ENVELOPES We are currently updating our Parish Register for the New Envelopes which begin in April.  If you are new to the Parish or if you have moved house since last year we would appreciate if you would contact the Parish Office with your details.  You may wish to consider setting up Standing Order and/or Gift Aid.  We thank all our Envelope Distributers for their help.  If there are any changes in your distribution area, please let us know as soon as possible.

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES Pastoral Centre Maghera – 29 & 30 April, 20 & 21 May contact 028 7964 2983, or email maghera@accordni.com

Quinn’s Corner Dungannon – 7, 14, 21 June; to book contact 028 3833 4781; www.courses.accord.ie

 

ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES

Thursday 12 May – Tuesday 17 May (€730 from Belfast); contact Joe 075 2353 8402 / Eugene 079 2802 4985; substantial subsidies & special arrangements available for assisted pilgrims.

 

PARISH CENTRE              Find us on Facebook

SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £2550; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish

 

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

SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB – Monday 7.30pm

PARENTS & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15am -11.15am

WHIST Tuesday 2pm

PILATES – Tuesday 7pm; new 6 week set of classes commences Tuesday 16 February, contact Therese 028 7963 2142

ZUMBA – Tuesday 8.30pm – 9.30pm

KNITTING GROUP – Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm

PILATES – Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

CEILI DANCING – Wednesday 8.15pm

ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB – Thursday 7.30pm

PILOXING – Thursday 8pm – 9pm

TAE KWON DO – Friday 4pm – 6pm

SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING – Friday 6pm

ST. PATRICK’S SNOOKER CLUB Sun–Fri. from 7pm

 

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 5, 9, 11; £25 to Frank Toner, John McAllister, Denise McGuckin; Jackpot £1250; Club Membership Registration Saturday 13 February 2pm – 4pm & Saturday 20 February 11am – 1pm

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 7, 16, 21; 3rd Jackpot Winner in 4 weeks, £700 to Mary McMullan; New Jackpot £500

DROMANTINE LENTEN RETREAT DAYS – Saturday 20 February & Saturday 12 March 10am – 5pm; for enquiries please contact 028 3082 1964 or email admin@dromontineconference.com

PRAXIS CARE, the charity promoting mental health, urgently requires volunteers in the local area; please contact Jo 028 7963 4488 or email info.magherafelt@praxiscare.org.uk for more information