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 6 D. Kelly, A. McVey, M. Purvis
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
Altar Society May Group 5 Betty Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster
ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (Apr. – Oct.) 7.30pm
17 May READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm F. Young K. McNamee, A. Goddard,
Sun. 8.00am F. Gallagher C. Bradley, Sr. Caitriona
Sun. 10.30am C. Purvis Emer Bradley, J. Clayton,
Sun. 12 noon N. O’Connor M. Logue, M. McGee, E. Mulholland
C’dawson 9.30am O. Coogan B. O’Kane, P. McKeever
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for John Atkinson, Sean Agnew, John McCorry, Patsy Kindelan (New York) and Mary Ellen Quinn who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –
Sat. 9 May Edward Bradley, Patrick Bradley, Anne Price
Sun. 10 May Kathleen Devane, Francis Quinn, Patsy Konoske
Mon. 11 May Isobel Laverty, Patrick & Annie Conway, Susan Cartin, Canice Mullan, Mary & Dan McFaul
Tues. 12 May Charles McKenna, Jane McKee, May Johnston, Annie McLaughlin
Wed. 13 May Peggy McCorry, Chelly Shivers
Thurs. 14 May Eunice Gallagher, Roberta O’Neill
Fri. 15 May Cassie McFalone
Sat. 16 May
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 3 May
Magherafelt Envelopes – £2176, Loose Plate – £823; Castledawson Envelopes – £276, Loose Plate – £128;
Total S. Orders £715
TROCAIRE LENTEN COLLECTION
Overall Total – £14151.19
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Keith Patrick Mason Stewart-McCrystal who was baptised recently.
CONGRATULATIONS to Roisin Mawhinney & Noel Coleman and Joseph Walls & Roisin McAuley who were married recently.
Members of Viatores Christi (an association of Catholic lay missionary development workers), will speak at all Masses today. They wish to raise awareness about the missionary work of the Church and the role of lay missionaries both at home and overseas.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION
Children from Holy Family Primary School, Spires Integrated Primary School and Gaelscoil an tSeanchaí will receive their First Holy Communion in Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt on Saturday 16 May.
CATERING CO-ORDINATOR for Expressions Bistro Magherafelt Parish Centre, for details please contact Pat Bradley 028 7963 1726 or 078 7252 5938.
ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES Quinn’s Corner Dungannon – Tuesday 26 May & Tuesday 2 & 9 June 7pm – 10pm; Tuesday 25 August & Tuesday 1 & 8 September; to book contact 028 3833 4781 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pastoral Centre Maghera – 18 & 19 September; 23 & 24 October; 20 & 21 November; to book contact 028 7964 2983 or email email@example.com.
SUNDAY BINGO 7.30PM, DOORS OPEN 7PM; EVERYONE WELCOME; PLEASE COME ALONG AND SUPPORT YOUR PARISH; JACKPOT £1500
EXPRESSIONS BISTRO open 9am – 3pm
SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass
CHALLENGE FITNESS Monday 9.30am
REELROBICS Monday 7.30pm
PARENT AND TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15 – 11.15am
PILATES Tuesday 7pm
ZUMBA Tuesday 8.30pm
KNITTING GROUP Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm PILATES Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm
JIVE CLASS Wednesday 8pm
PILOXING Thursday 8pm
CHALLENGE FITNESS Friday 9.30am
TAE KWON DO Friday 4pm – 6pm
IRISH DANCING Friday 6pm
NIGHT OF INDIAN CUISINE in Expressions Bistro Friday 22 May 7.30pm, cookery demonstration & fork supper, tickets £13 available from Parish Centre or Kerr’s Shop.
2015 Parish Pilgrimage to the Mass Rock in Glenshane Forest on Sunday 14 June, further details to follow.
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 16, 19, 23; £25 to Ciara Monaghan, Sharon McElwee, Josie McGuckin; Jackpot £6700
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 9, 15, 20; £25 to Margaret Robinson, Senan O’Kane; Jackpot £2600;
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – contact 028 7930 0819
MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK – Free Relaxation sessions Monday 11 – Friday 15 May 1pm – 1.30pm, donations to Mental Health Awareness, for more details & to book contact Hastings Physiotherapy Clinic 028 79301296 or text 077 6511 8015.
WARMER HOMES – age 65 or over? You may be entitled to free insulation, Homeseal 028 7962 7474.