PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Borrallo
Masses Saturday 6.15pm, Sunday 9am (Castledawson), 10.30am & 12noon
Weekday Masses 11am Novena Monday 7.30pm
Rosary Group – Castledawson Tuesdays 7pm
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Mary McCrystal, Michael Morgan, Anne O’Hagan, Gertrude O’Neill and Madeleine Geoghegan (née O’Riordan, Kilkenny) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week
Sat. 10 Dec. Henry Tohill, Stanley O’Kane, Mickey Joe McGurk, Catherine Hatton, Maryann Puxley
Sun. 11 Dec. Michael Carr, Bridget Stokes, Johnny Doyle, Henry (Harry) McNally Jr.
Mon. 12 Dec. Harry Shivers, Anne Quinn (1st Av. 6.30pm Magherafelt), Rosie Lupari (1st Av. 7.30pm Magherafelt), Alice Rocks (MM 7.30pm Ballinderry)
Tues. 13 Dec. Pat McDonagh, Bernie McCann, Tiny Martin
Wed. 14 Dec. Hugh McCloskey, Frances Cunningham, Elizabeth Gallagher, Philip McGoldrick, Marie McGuire, Mary McSwiggan
Thurs. 15 Dec. Brigid O’Neill, Margaret Deehan, Joe Heaney
Fri. 16 Dec. Gerry Graham, Gerard Graham, Breige McGurk
Sat. 17 Dec. Mary McGeown, Joseph O’Donnell
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Finn Darragh McLernon who was baptised recently.
Magherafelt & Castledawson – £1087; Missions – £2692 (total); Dues – £3090; Standing orders – £1345
We are delighted to announce that the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption will re-open from Saturday 10 December at 6.15pm. We hope that you will be as delighted with how the Church looks as we are and we wish to thank most sincerely all those who have been involved with the work. Archbishop Eamon Martin will officially open the Church on Sunday 18 December at 12 noon, everyone welcome.
Monday 12 December – Exposition will commence after 11am Mass & will end with Benediction at 6pm, followed by First Anniversary Masses for Anne Quinn at 6.30pm and Rosie Lupari at 7.30pm.
Confessions – Monday 19 December – Saturday 24 December after 11am Mass
Christmas Eve Masses – 7pm Castledawson & 9pm Magherafelt
Christmas Day Masses – 9am Castledawson; 10.30am, 12 noon Magherafelt
HOLY FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL will present their KS2 (P5/6/7 pupils) Christmas Carol Service & Pageantry for all friends & relations in our beautifully refurbished Church of the Assumption on Tuesday 20 December at 4.00pm. This event will also be broadcast live on our Parish Webcam, everyone welcome!
SUNDAY BIG BANTER JACKPOT £2750 45 calls, doors open 6pm; everyone welcome
EXPRESSIONS BISTRO Mon. – Fri. 9am – 3pm
MONDAY – Children’s Dance 10am contact 073 8563 3743; Yoga – 6pm, contact Bernie 077 5900 1664; Bowls – 7.30pm
TUESDAY – Children’s Dance 10am; Dance Dynamics – 5pm; Ladies Fitness – 7pm
WEDNESDAY – Knitting 10am; Tae Kwon Do 4pm; Dogs Trust Dog School 7.30pm 077 1565 4650
THURSDAY – Slimming World; Tae Kwon Do; Bowls – 7.30pm
FRIDAY – Musical Wings; Smith School of Irish Dance – 6pm; SATURDAY – Musical Wings
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 12, 21, 23, 24; £25 to Dermott Beattie, Emma McSwiggan, John Toner; Jackpot £5250
MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 12, 23, 24; £25 to Cathy Rocks, Niall Shivers; Jackpot £900
ST VINCENT DE PAUL helpline 028 7930 0819
CHILDREN’S ROSARY GROUP – Sunday 18 December 3.30pm, Magherafelt, child-led Rosary in front of the Christmas crib, refreshments afterwards for the children, please join us even if you have not been before
PIUS X COLLEGE ORATORY – hour of prayer & adoration 6.30pm each Wednesday, all welcome