PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Gates 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 5 A. McVey, M. Purvis
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
Altar Society Apr. Group 1 M. Wilson, M. Robinson
ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (May – Sept.) 7.30pm
17 Apr. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm C. Donoghue C. McNamee, A. Goddard,
Sun. 8.00am C. Higgins Sr. Margaret, M. Ludlow
Sun. 10.30am B. Gogarty R. Tohill, J. Clayton, R. Clayton
Sun. 12 noon A. Treharne M. Logue, M. McGee, A. McGuckin
C’dawson 9.30am M. Devlin R. Scullion, E. Gallagher
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Brian McDonnell, Mary Bradley and Marie McGuckin (Maghera) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –
Sat. 9 Apr. Joseph Bell, Kathleen Doyle, Dessie McConnell
Sun. 10 Apr. John McLaughlin, Pat Shaw, Annie Quinn, Molly Scullion
Mon. 11 Apr. Patrick Spiers, Rose Mary Moore
Tues. 12 Apr.
Wed. 13 Apr.
Thur. 14 Apr. Brigid Johnston, John Regan, Michael Donnelly, John Monaghan, Sarah Collins
Fri. 15 Apr. Henry J. Scullion
Sat. 16 Apr. Mary Fisher, Rose O’Neill, Hugh Doyle, Sarah O’Donnell, Jack McKeever, James Malone
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Daire Liam McCloskey who was baptised recently.
CONGRATULATIONS to Louise Gregg and Adrian Smith who were married recently.
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 3 April –
Magherafelt Envelopes – £1589, Loose Plate – £731; Castledawson Envelopes – £306, Loose Plate – £134;
TROCAIRE COLLECTION – £12,205.11
NEW PARISH ENVELOPES commence today, please contact the Parish Office if you have not received your box. You may wish to consider setting up payments by Standing Order. The Parish can also benefit if you complete a ‘Gift Aid Form’.
THE ‘BRIDGE’ PREPARATION PROGRAMME’ for First Holy Communion continues in the Parish Centre on Friday 15 April at 7.30pm. All parents & guardians of those preparing for First Holy Communion are asked to please attend. The next ‘Bridge’ Mass will be at 10.30am on Sunday 17 April in Magherafelt.
FOOP YOUTH GROUP Meeting today 12.45pm in the Parish Centre; Pope John Paul II & Muirdedach Cross award pupils’ welcome; contact Roisin 077 4287 1493 or email email@example.com
PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO THE MASS ROCK IN GLENSHANE FOREST Sunday 12 June with Mass 1pm
Deacon Damien Quigley will be ordained by Archbishop Eamon Martin on Sunday 26 June at 3pm in his Parish church of Dundalk. As a consequence of this, Graveyard Sunday will be at 12noon in St. John’s Milltown; there will be no Mass at 12noon in Magherafelt on that day.
ARMAGH ARCHDIOCESE CURSILLO RETREAT – ‘An Encounter With Christ’, Servite Priory Benburb, Men – Thurs. 14 – Sun. 17 April, Women – Thurs. 21 – Sun. 24 April; contact Martin 028 8774 8623, Donna 028 8775 2589, Veronica 077 3317 1082 for details
OUR LADY OF LOURDES PILGRIMAGE SOCIETY – 46th Annual Pilgrimage to Lourdes, 11 – 16 July, from Belfast International, staying at Hotel Agena; contact Kathleen McCann 028 7963 2205 / 077 1970 1925.
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SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £1150 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1
We would like to hear from anyone interested in volunteering for a number of our upcoming functions in May & June, please contact Pat on 028 7963 1726 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
EXPRESSIONS BISTRO open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm
SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass
PARENTS & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15am – 11.15am
WHIST Tuesday 2pm, new players most welcome
PILATES –Tuesday 7pm
ZUMBA – Tuesday 8.30pm
KNITTING GROUP – Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm
PILATES – Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm
PILOXING – Thursday 8pm
TAE KWON DO – Friday 4pm – 6pm, contact Leo 078 9119 1494 for more information
SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING – Friday from 6pm
ST. PATRICK’S SNOOKER CLUB Sun–Fri. from 7pm
ST. PIUS X COLLEGE – Sixth Form Advice Evening for Year 12 students & parents/guardians Monday 11 April 4pm – 6pm, external students welcome
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 6, 7, 21; £25 to Philip Doyle, Gerry McCann, John Shivers; Jackpot £1400; Award Night – Friday 15 April 8pm in MacFlynn Suite, food served, disco provided
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 5, 11, 14; £25 to Mervyn McClenaghan, Mickey Gribbin; Jackpot £1400
BRONAGH’S BIG BREAKFAST Sat 16 April 8am – 12noon in The Old Thatch Inn, adults £5, children (under 12) £3
CYCLE AGAINST SUICIDE if you could host one or more cyclists on Tuesday 26 April please contact 075 2115 8113 or email email@example.com