PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Gates www.magherafeltparish.org
OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION, MAGHERAFELT
Saturday Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday 8.00am, 11am
Monday – Saturday 11.00am, Monday 7.30pm
Eucharistic Adoration Monday after 11am Mass followed by Benediction 7.15pm; Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm
Baptisms Sunday 12noon; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance
Altar Society – Group 1 B. McCusker, R. Walls, M. McSwiggan
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9.30am; First Friday (Oct. – Mar.) 7.30pm
Altar Society Jan. Group 5 Betty Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster
8 JAN. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm U. O’Kane M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill
Sun. 8.00am P. Kerr Sr. Margaret, M. Ludlow
Sun. 11am F. Lynch E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,
C’dawson 9.30am C. Bell N. O’Kane, C. Diamond
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Bronagh McCabe, Brigid Collins, Peggy Johnston, Biddy Joyce, Billy Duffy, Sophia Mackle, Thomas Branigan (Drogheda), Lenny Fisher (Ballykinler), Kathleen Loughlin (Bellaghy) and Ann Crozier (Moortown) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –
Sat. 31 Dec. Samuel McKeever, Billy Kealey
Sun. 1 Jan. Johnny Mooney, Harry McKendry, Mary Ann O’Neill
Mon. 2 Jan. George McKelvey, Kathleen McLaughlin, Mary Logan, Bernard John McCormack, Peter Craig
Tues. 3 Jan. Josephine Corbett, Agnes McLaughlin
Wed. 4 Jan. Thomas John McSwiggan
Thur. 5 Jan. Tom Beattie, Hugh Niblock, Tom McGovern
Fri. 6 Jan. Michael McNeill, Mary Kielt, Tommy McGuckin, Veronica Gribbin
Sat. 7 Jan. Briege McKelvey,
Andy McErlean (MM 6.15pm Magherafelt)
(Sunday 8 January Maureen McGrath MM 11am Magherafelt)
CHRISTMAS COLLECTION Sunday 25 December
Magherafelt Envelopes – £5386, Loose Plate – £2054
Castledawson Envelopes – £797, Loose Plate – £485
Total Standing Orders – £715
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Eimear Jenny Stephenson who was baptised recently.
CONGRATULATIONS to Ciara Fitzpatrick and Liam Connolly who were married recently.
FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD
Friday 6 January
Masses in Magherafelt – Vigil Thursday 7.30pm
& Friday 11am
Masses in Castledawson – Friday 9.30am & 7.30pm
We would like to remind you that from Sunday 5 February the Masses in the Parish will change to –
Saturday Vigil 6.15pm in Magherafelt
Sunday 9am in Castledawson
Sunday 10.30am & 12noon in Magherafelt
ST PIUS X COLLEGE OPEN DAY – Saturday 14 January; invitations will be distributed to all P7 pupils; parents are asked to note the time allocated for their particular school.
ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES Pastoral Centre Maghera – for new dates January – June 2017 see www.courses.accord.ie; to book contact 028 7964 2983 or email@example.com
1st SUNDAY of 2017
Jackpot £3017 in 48 calls or £500 if not won; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1
EXPRESSIONS BISTRO Tues. – Fri. 9am – 3pm
TUESDAY – WHIST 2pm
WEDNESDAY – PILATES 7pm & new 6 week beginner’s course starting Wednesday 4 January 8.15pm – 9.15pm, for more information & to book contact Tanya 077 1316 1766.
THURSDAY – TAE KWON DO 4pm; ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7.30pm
FRIDAY – FIT CLUB 11.30am
SATURDAY – STAGE RIGHT YOUTH DRAMA from 1pm
The next PARISH CENTRE PRODUCTION will be ‘The Late Mrs Early of Highfield Road’.
This hilarious show will take place on Thursday 9 March, Friday 10 March & Saturday 11 March 2017;
tickets £10 and on sale from the Parish Centre.
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 13, 19, 23; £25 to Roisin Lupari, Anne Lennox, Mattie McLaughlin; Jackpot £1500
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 10, 15, 16; £25 to Geraldine Quinn, Finn Heaney; Jackpot frozen at £5000 with a 2nd Jackpot of £700
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819
Pandy Walsh who helps with Liturgical Services in Holy Family Primary School is taking part in an All Ireland Talent Show ‘Glor Tire’, Tuesday 3 January 9.30pm TG4. Voting lines open 10.30pm and stay open until 21 March, to vote for Pandy text GLOR9 to 60999 or phone 0901 6566109, calls & texts cost 51p.