Bulletin of 1 Feb 15

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Mgr. O’Byrne                                 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 6 D. Kelly, A.     McVey, M. Purvis




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.








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
    Saint of ailments of the throat.      Throats will be blessed after 11am Mass Magherafelt & 7.30pm     Mass Castledawson.




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.






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.




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






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.






Open Meeting Thursday 5     February 8.30pm in Adult Centre, Mid Ulster Hospital, everyone welcome.