PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Mgr. O’Byrne 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 6 D. Kelly, A. McVey, M. Purvis
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
Altar Society Feb. Group 2 V. Collins, P. Gallagher, L. Gallagher
Mass on First Friday (November – March) 7.30pm
8 FEB. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm P. Deehan C. McNamee, K. Quinn, P. McKee
Sun. 8.00am Sr. Caitriona M. Duncan, B. McLarnon
Sun. 10.30am J. McKee N. Walls, M. McQuillan, M. Gates
Sun. 12 noon N. O’Connor B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin
C’dawson 9.30am D. McElwee F. J. O’Kane, L. Brown
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Maggie Carmichael, Mary Imelda Hughes, Henry (Barber) O’Neill, Michael McNeill, Sadie O’Neill (Moneymore), Mary Ellen Gates (Coalisland), David O’Connor (Maghera) and Elliott Hogan (Australia) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –
Sat. 31 Jan. John Martin, John Kearns, Mary Kearns, Barney Bradley, Seamus Mallon (1st Av)
Sun. 1 Feb. James Robinson, Maureen Flynn, Kathleen Downey, Eileen Fleming & Fr. Brendan Fleming MM 12noon Magherafelt
Mon. 2 Feb. Mary O’Kane, John O’Hagan, Pat Joe Donnelly
Tues. 3 Feb. Anne MacBride, Shauneen MacBride, Pat Shivers, Eileen Clayton
Wed. 4 Feb. Jim Donnelly, Theresa McGurk
Thurs. 5 Feb. Seamus O’Hagan, Teresa Halferty, Joe McWilliams
Fri. 6 Feb. Carmel Devlin, Helen Armstrong,
Bunty Doherty (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)
Sat. 7 Feb. Francis McSwiggan
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Brody Patrick Rocks and Amelia Morgan Foy who were baptised recently.
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 25 January
Magherafelt Envelopes – £2023, Loose Plate – £664
Castledawson Envelopes – £383, Loose Plate – £113
Total S. Orders £715
FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD, Candlemas Day Monday 2 February: Candles will be blessed at 11am and 7.30pm Masses Magherafelt; candles are available in the Sacristy, cost £1.
FEAST OF ST. BLAISE, Tuesday 3 February: St. Blaise is the Patron
FIRST FRIDAY OF FEBRUARY Mass 7.30pm in St. Patrick’s Castledawson, the sick & housebound will be visited this week. Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt.
SYNOD ON THE FAMILY
The Archbishop of Armagh will make a submission to this Synod. Archbishop Eamon has asked that all Pastoral Areas consider the issues that it raises. In preparation for this a meeting, facilitated by Tony Hanna OPRFM, will be held in the Parish Centre Coffee Shop on Tuesday 10 February at 7.30pm. All are welcome.
CELEBRATING 125 YEARS IN THE PARISH OF MAGHERAFELT
The Holy Family Sisters invite you to a ‘Mass of Thanksgiving’ in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt on Wednesday 11 February at 7pm and afterwards to light refreshments in the Parish Centre. All are welcome.
CHILDREN’S LITURGY meeting for all catechists in the Parish Centre Board Room Monday 2 February 8pm, also open to those who would like to get involved in either Castledawson or Magherafelt contact Emmet 078 0809 6465.
ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES CHURCH GATE COLLECTION to enable the sick to travel to Lourdes will be held at all Masses Sunday 8 February. There will be no St. Vincent de Paul collection on that day.
Coffee Shop open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm
SUNDAY TEA CLUB after 10.30am Mass
LATIN SALSA Monday 7pm
ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB Monday 7.30pm
PARENTS AND TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15 – 11am
PILATES Tuesday 7pm
ZUMBA Tuesday 8.30pm
KNITTING GROUP Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm
PILATES Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm
CEILI CLASS Wednesday 8.15pm
ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB Thursday 7.30pm
PILOXING Thursday 8pm
TAE KWON DO Friday 4pm – 6pm
SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING Friday 6pm
LITURGY GROUP – meeting in the Convent House, Tuesday 3 February 7.30pm.
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 6, 8,19; £25 to Stephen Cosgrove, Martin Loughran, Elaine O’Neill; Jackpot £3000; Lotto tickets available in the Parish Centre Coffee Shop; Prize Giving Saturday 28 February 8pm; ‘The Very Very Late Late Show’ returns to the Parish Centre Friday 6 March and Saturday 7 March; tickets on sale from Thursday 5 February in Top 40, Kerr’s Shop, Parish Centre and from cast members.
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 10, 12, 13; £25 to Danielle Mackle, Martin O’Kane; Jackpot £1200.
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – contact 028 7930 0819; if you are doing a Spring-clean and have any items in good condition please leave them in Vincent’s Shop in Meadowlane Shopping Centre.
ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES – 5 days, departing 12 May from Belfast International, £575 please contact Eugene 079 2802 4985 or Joe 075 2353 8402 for more details.
MAGHERAFELT ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Open Meeting Thursday 5 February 8.30pm in Adult Centre, Mid Ulster Hospital, everyone welcome.