Bulletin of 1 July 18

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


Saturday Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday 10.30am, 12noon

Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

Baptisms Sunday 1pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance

Eucharistic Adoration Monday after 11am Mass, Benediction 7.15pm

Altar Society – Group 5 A. McVey, M. Purvis


Altar Society July Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young

8 July                     READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         U. O’Kane         C. McNamee, A. Goddard,

                                                            C. Lawlor

Sun. 10.30am      F. Gallagher     E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                            C. Shields

Sun. 12 noon        L. McNally         B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9am     P. Hanson         C. McKenna, S. McGuckin

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Sheila Mulholland, Paul Waites and Joseph Cunningham who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 30 June         Mary Rogers, Bella Bates, Ellen Clayton

Sun. 1 July           Mick McDowell, Dan Donnelly

Mon. 2 July           Dr. Laurence Higgins

Tues. 3 July         Martin O’Neill, Tommy O’Neill,

                                Dympna McElhone (1st Av)

Wed. 4 July          Philomena Heaney, Elizabeth McKee, John McKay

Thur. 5 July          Philomena McKay

Fri. 6 July              Eileen McCann (MM 7.30pm Milltown)

Sat 7 July              Francis O’Neill, Teresa Devlin


Magherafelt Envelopes – £2003, Loose Plate – £1250

Castledawson Envelopes – £173, Loose Plate – £108

Total Standing Orders – £768

CONGRATULATIONS to Donna Moore and Nicholas McCann who were married recently.

FIRST FRIDAY OF JULY – Mass for the First Friday at 11am in Magherafelt; the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt

Please ensure any anniversary notices for inclusion in the bulletin for Sunday 15 July are left in no later than Thursday 6 July.



Thank you so much to all those who have kindly carried out these important ministries; the new rota will commence Sunday 5 August.  If you are no longer able to carry out your duties please contact the office to have your name removed from the list, 028 7963 3635 / office@magherafeltparish.org


ARMAGH DIOCESAN YOUTH COMMISSION Pilgrimage to Lough Derg Friday 13 July – Sunday 15 July Cost (including transport) Adult £65, Student (with valid student ID) £55; if you are aged 18-35 and would like to experience this ancient and unique pilgrimage with young people from across the Armagh Archdiocese, contact 077 0410 2906 or armaghyouth@yahoo.co.uk


As we look forward to the World Meeting of Families, Relics of Saints Louis and Zelie Martin and their daughter, Saint Therese of Lisieux will visit St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh on Sunday 12 August.  The Relics will arrive at the Cathedral for 11am Mass on that morning and they will leave at 9am on Monday 13 August.


Pastoral Centre, Maghera – 21 & 22 September, 2, 9, & 16 October and 23 & 24 November; Quinn’s Corner, Dungannon – 9, 16, 23 October & 6, 13, 20 November; for booking contact www.courses.accord.ie

PARISH CENTRE              


Jackpot £3450 or £200 if not won on the night, 46 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish


EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm; Wednesday Salad Day

The Bistro will be closed the week beginning Monday 9 July and will reopen on Tuesday 17 July.

WEDNESDAY – PILATES 7pm, 8.15pm; WYSE BITES 8pm, Joanna 077 8872 2401


THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm; TAE KWON DO 4pm

ST. MARY’S GRAMMAR SCHOOL ART EXHIBITION – in the Parish Centre upstairs foyer until Friday 6 July, Sunday & Monday 10am – 1pm, Tuesday – Friday 9am – 5pm


ST. VINCENT DE PAUL ANNUAL TRIP TO NEWCASTLE – Saturday 4 August, if you are interested please contact 028 7930 0819 leaving your name & details

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 12, 20, 26; £25 to Maria McCann, Patricia Donnelly, Dylan McSwiggan; Jackpot £1300


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 4, 11, 15; £25 to John Joe McKee, Maurice Diamond; Jackpot £800


MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FCMini Soccer Saturday 10am – 11am in Spires Park, cost £3

GREEN BAY BOYS CHOIR (20 voice choir, age 11-18, from Green Bay, Wisconsin) – One night only free concert performance on Tuesday 3 July 7.30pm in Rainey Endowed School, www.gbchoir.org


ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819