Bulletin of 11 Sept 16

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


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 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan


Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm

Altar Society Sept. Group 1 M. Wilson, M. Robinson

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



Vigil 6.15pm          U. O’Kane         M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill

Sun. 8.00am         F. Gallagher      K. McNamee, M. Ludlow

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

                                                        M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        A. Treharne       B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9.30am P. Hanson        C. McKenna, S. McGuckin


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Madeleine Higgins, Philip Morgan, John Hughes, Charlie Murray (Draperstown), Monsignor Lawrence Higgins (Florida) and Fr. Eamon O’Brien who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –

Sat. 10 Sept.        Annie Dempsey, John McKeever, Angela McGuire, Shaun Doherty, Michael McGurk

Sun. 11 Sept.       Mark McKee, Paddy McGarry, Patrick Carr, Arthur Gillen, Damian & Teresa Quigg, Patrick Kearns

Mon. 12 Sept.     

Tues. 13 Sept.     Rose Walls, Paddy Collins, Jackie Purvis

Wed. 14 Sept.      Susan McGarry, Joseph Conway

Thur. 15 Sept.     Fred Goff

Fri. 16 Sept.         Eugene Donnelly, Fr. Tom Fahie,

                              Joseph McGarry (Newbridge 7pm)

Sat. 17 Sept.        Grace Kelly, Frank Kielt, Frank Devlin, Felix O’Neill


CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 4 September –

Magherafelt Envelopes – £2347, Loose Plate – £764

Castledawson Envelopes – £316, Loose Plate – £117

Total Standing Orders – £715


MASS TO CELEBRATE THE MINISTRY OF MONSIGNOR O’BYRNE – Wednesday 21 September 7.30pm in Magherafelt with cup of tea afterwards in the O’Byrne Hall in the Parish Centre, all welcome


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Chloe Bernadette Callan who was baptised recently.

CHILDRENS RESOURCE LIBRARY – Religious books available for use during all services at the back of the Church, please return to shelf after service


If anyone in your family is ill and/or in hospital and you would like a visit from a priest please contact one of the priests or the Parish office.  Likewise if you have recently moved house and you would like your home blessed please contact one of the priests or the Parish office.


SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – contact 028 7930 0819

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES Pastoral Centre Maghera – contact 028 7964 2983, or email maghera@accordni.com

Quinn’s Corner Dungannon – Tuesday 1 November, Tuesday 8 November & Tuesday 15 November 7pm – 10pm, contact 028 3833 4781; www.courses.accord.ie

Please note the Parish Office is closed this week.  Anniversary notices not already given in can be left in the Sacristy.  If you have an enquiry regarding baptisms, weddings, certificates etc please contact the office the week beginning Monday 19 September.  In an emergency please contact Fr. Gates 079 8027 6423.


PARISH CENTRE              Find us on Facebook

SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £2250 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1


SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm

ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB Monday 7.30pm, new members welcome

PARENTS & TODDLERS will recommence Tues. 20 Sept. 9.15am – 11.15am; volunteers required, contact Colette 078 9993 5892 as soon as possible.

WHIST – Tuesday 2pm, new players most welcome

PILATES – Tuesday 7pm, contact Therese 028 7963 2142

ZUMBA – Tuesday 8.30pm

KNITTING GROUP – Wednesday 10.30am

PILOXING – Wednesday 7pm

PILATES – Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

TAE KWON DO – Thursday 4pm

ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB Thursday 7.30pm


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 8, 21, 25; £25 to Anne Halferty, Joe Diamond, Helen McLean; Jackpot £2100


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 4, 9, 23; £25 to Ronan Shivers, McElwees; Jackpot £3600; Drama Nights meeting Wednesday 14 September 7.30pm, contact Paul 079 2125 3293, Sean 028 7946 9559, Barry 028 7946 8170 or Gerry 078 4187 6240


CATHOLIC DISCUSSION GROUP each Thursday night 7pm in Involve House, Queen St. Magherafelt, for more details contact Brian O’Neill 077 1874 5873

6 Week SUSE+ (Step Up to Sustainable Employment) Programme Monday 12 September in Northern Regional College; contact Hannah 077 1809 7464

NI BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE Magherafelt High School, Wednesday 14 & Thursday 15 September 1.30pm – 4pm & 5.15pm – 8pm