Bulletin of 11 May 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 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan



Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm

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


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

18 MAY                  READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm:        M. Conlon                 G. McGuckin, A. Goddard,

                                                            C. Madden

Sun. 8.00am:        Sr. Margaret      N. Kerr, C. Monaghan

Sun. 10.30am:     F. Lynch             B. McErlain, J. Lynch, D. Bradley

Sun. 12 noon:       B. Corrigan       M. Logue, M. McGee, K. Quinn

C’dawson 9.30am C. Bell              B. Gregg, E. Gallagher


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Pat O’Neill, Joe Scott (Enniskillen), Philomena Hopkins (née McGeown) and Jack McKeever who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week:

Sat. 10 May         

Sun. 11 May         Patrick Conway, Canice Mullan, Susan Cartin, Mary & Dan McFaul

Mon. 12 May         Charles McKenna, Jane McKee, Annie McLaughlin

Tues. 13 May       Peggy McCorry

Wed. 14 May        Eunice Gallagher, Roberta O’Neill

Thur. 15 May        Alice Lennox, Cassie McFalone

Fri. 16 May            Isobel Laverty, Jim Malone (MM Milltown 7.30pm), Patricia Donnelly (MM Magherafelt 7.30pm)

Sat. 17 May          Vera Brennan

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Dylan Malachy Tohill, Cara Rose McCormack and Abigail Olkowska who were baptised recently.




CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 4 May Envelopes – £2242, Loose Plate – £934, S. Orders £715

TROCAIRE – £16470.49



Children from New Row Primary School will receive their First Holy Communion in St. Patrick’s, Castledawson on Saturday 17 May.


CONGRATULATIONS to the children from Holy Family Primary School, New Row Primary School and Spires Integrated Primary School who received the Sacrament of Confirmation in Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt.


CONGRATULATIONS to the children from Holy Family Primary School, Spires Integrated Primary School and Gaelscoil an tSeanchaí who received their First Holy Communion in Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt.


GRAVEYARD SUNDAY will take place on Sunday 29 June.


ARMAGH DIOCESAN YOUTH COMMISSION for detailed information about the Summer Youth Pilgrimages (Taizé, Lourdes & Santiago) please email armaghyouth@yahoo.co.uk, places are limited.


PORTGLENONE PRAYER GROUP ‘Life in the Spirit Seminars’ a series of talks, presented on DVD, to help you open your heart to the life-changing work of the Holy Spirit, Tuesday 7pm.


LOUGH DERG for information on pilgrimages, day retreats and reflection days contact 00353 719861518 or email info@loughderg.org, www.loughderg.org.





COFFEE SHOP Tuesday – Friday

VOLUNTEERS required for the Parish Centre Coffee Shop.  Do you have a spare four hours per week where you could volunteer in the Coffee Shop?  If so contact Mona 078 7252 5938.

SUNDAY TEA CLUB after 10.30am Mass

ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB resumes September

PARENTS & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15am – 11.15am

PILATES Tuesday 7pm

ZUMBA Tuesday 8.30pm – 9.30pm

KNITTING GROUP resumes September

PILATES Wednesday 7pm, new 6 week beginner’s course starts Wednesday 14 May 8.15pm, £40, contact Tanya 077 1316 1766.

CEILI GROUP resumes September

TAE KWON DO Friday 3.30pm – 5.30pm


YOUTH CLUB Friday 7pm


The Society of St. Vincent de Paul are hosting an ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES FAIR in the Parish Centre on Saturday 17 May 10.30am – 4.30pm, £3.


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto 4, 16, 17, 20; £25 to Alex Faith, Paul Murray, Autocare; Jackpot £3000


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C: Lotto 4, 5, 19, 22; £25 to Sinead Heaney, Paddy Mackle; Jackpot £1200


OUR LADY OF LOURDES PILGRIMAGE SOCIETY 44th Annual Pilgrimage to Lourdes 11 – 16 July, from Belfast, staying at Hotel Agena; contact Kathleen McCann 028 7963 2205 / 077 1970 1925.

ANNUAL ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK on Sunday 25 May; to book contact Peggy 028 7963 1386 or Brigid 028 7963 1178.


LOUGH DERG – Living with Cancer Day Retreat Thursday 22 May, booking essential, contact Maureen or Sharon 00353 719861518.


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