Bulletin of 1 June 14

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


Saturday Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday 8.00am, 10.30am & 12noon

Monday – Saturday 11.00am, Monday & Wednesday 7.30pm

Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

Baptisms Sunday 1.00pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance.

Altar Society – Group 6 D. Kelly, M. Purvis, A. McVey



Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm

Altar Society June Group 4 A. Martin, P. Hanson, M. Quinn


ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (Apr. – Oct.) 7.30pm


Vigil 6.15pm:        J. McCormack  K. McNamee, A. Siuda, H. Young

Sun. 8.00am:        Sr. Caitriona     A. McQuillan, R. McLaughlin

Sun. 10.30am:     P. O’Kane                  J. Higgins, M. McQuillan, M. Gates

Sun. 12 noon:       N. O’Connor     M. Treharne, J. Young, J. Lavery

C’dawson 9.30am O. Coogan      C. McKenna, S. McGuckin


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Eugene Beattie and Dermot Browne who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week:

Sat. 31 May         

Sun. 1 June          Frankie McFalone, Gwyn Treharne

Mon. 2 June         Emma Ferguson, Evelyn McGuckin (1st Av. Magherafelt 7.30pm)

Tues. 3 June       

Wed. 4 June         Paul Lupari, Joe Johnston, Peggy O’Neill, Ben Graham

Thur. 5 June         Raymond Cassidy, Mary Josephine Doyle

Fri. 6 June            Lena McGlade

Sat. 7 June           Mary Lynch, Patsy Konoske, Anthony McSwiggan




CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 25 May Envelopes – £2300, Loose Plate – £756, S. Orders £715


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Aodhán John Marshall who was baptised recently.


CONGRATULATIONS to Ciara O’Kane & Justin Murray who were married recently.


FIRST FRIDAY OF JUNE Mass 7.30pm in St. John’s Church Milltown, the sick & housebound will be visited this week.  Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt.


GRAVEYARD SUNDAY will take place on Sunday 29 June at 3pm.



Our heartfelt thanks to all those ministers who perform such an important role in the Parish; the Eucharistic Ministers’ rota from August is now being planned.  Please inform the Parish Office if you are no longer able to commit to this ministry.  Thank you.


ASSUME Summer Camp Greenhill Centre, Newcastle, for 12-14 year olds, 11 – 15 August & 18 – 22 August places limited, closing date 12 June, cost £180, contact 028 3752 3084 or email armaghyouth@yahoo.co.uk



The Archdiocese of Armagh is seeking to employ a Diocesan Pastoral Worker on a two-year contract as part of the pastoral team.  Prospective candidates should hold a degree in theology or a commensurate discipline, have excellent communication skills, both verbal & written, be holders of a valid driving licence with the use of a car and have proven experience of active engagement & leadership within the Church.  Application forms & further information are available from the Office of Pastoral Renewal & Family Ministry parishandfamily@gmail.com or 00 353 429336649.  Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 20 June.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL 028 7930 0819 / 075 0854 9585





COFFEE SHOP Tuesday – Friday

STUDENT VOLUNTEERS required for the Parish Centre Coffee Shop for the summer months; hours may contribute to John Paul II, Millennium Volunteer & Duke of Edinburgh Awards; students must be 16 or over; contact Mona 078 7252 5938.

SUNDAY TEA CLUB after 10.30am Mass

PARENTS & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15am – 11.15am

PILATES new 4 week course commences Tuesday 3 June 7pm, contact Therese 028 7963 2142

ZUMBA Tuesday 8.30pm – 9.30pm

PILATES Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

PILOXING Thursday 8.30pm – 9.30pm

TAE KWON DO Friday 3.30pm – 5.30pm


YOUTH CLUB Friday 7pm


MEMORIES OF MAGHERAFELT Do you have any photos of life in Magherafelt from the 1900’s to the present day; photos of people, places & occasions from years gone by?  If so, are you interested in sharing them?  All photos should be left with Mona in the Parish Centre.


ST. MARY’S GRAMMAR SCHOOL parents of current P6 pupils are invited to a Transfer Information Evening on Thursday 5 June at 7pm; this will provide detailed arrangements for the transfer of pupils from primary school to St. Mary’s in the 2015-2016 academic year.


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto 10, 11, 19, 22; £25 to Clifford Barr, Nan Stewart, Colleen Wade; Jackpot £3000; Clothes Recycling Day Sunday 8 June 11am – 5pm to raise funds for Rossa u14 Feile.


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C: Lotto 2, 3, 15, 22; £25 to K. McKenna, Niall Heaney; Jackpot £1500; Club small grants available for young members going to the Gaeltacht, contact Paul Gribbin or any member.

DEMENTIA CARER PROGRAMME from Tuesday 3 June 7pm in Maghera Leisure Centre for 4 weeks, contact Fiona 028 8676 5888 for more information.