Bulletin of 14 Feb 16

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

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 Feb. Group 4 A. Martin, P. Hanson, M. Quinn

21 Feb.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          P. Deehan         C. McNamee, A. Goddard,

                                                        C. Lawlor

Sun. 8.00am         A. McGuckin     M. Duncan, B. McLarnon

Sun. 10.30am       C. Purvis           E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                        M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        J. Clayton          M. Logue, M. McGee, A. McGuckin

C’dawson 9.30am Betty Foster     N. Bell, E. McElwee


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Brigid Gordon, Gavin Moore, Alice Bradley and Mary Kelly who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 13 Feb.         Charlie Higgins, Robert McKee, John Mooney, Margaret O’Neill, John Higgins, Elizabeth Keenan, Lily Johnston, Kay Johnston

Sun. 14 Feb.        Ann McFalone, Harry Bateson

Mon. 15 Feb.        Michael John Bradley, Mary McSwiggan,

                              Marc Bigger (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 16 Feb.       Chums McKee, Patricia Niblock, Shannon McTaggart, Basil McKee

Wed. 17 Feb.       Nellie Keenan, John McRory, Rosemary Hughes, Elizabeth Deehan, John Wright, Phyllis O’Kane,

                              Tillie McSwiggan (1st Av 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Thur. 18 Feb.       Lucy Kelly, Mary Cleary, Kathleen McGuckin, Liam McErlean, Joseph McErlean, Margaret Spiers

Fri. 19 Feb.           Marcus O’Hagan, Colette Niblock, Mary Pat Conway, Christopher O’Brien, Margaret Martin

                              Mary Dougan (MM 7.30pm Milltown)

Sat. 20 Feb.         Mary O’Kane, Sean Conway, Hannah Gallagher, Hugh Craig,

                              Nora MacBride (MM 6.15pm Magherafelt)


CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 7 February –

Magherafelt Envelopes – £1940, Loose Plate – £825; Castledawson Envelopes – £262, Loose Plate – £136;

Total S. Orders £715


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Darcey Mae Redmond, Fionnbarr Vincent McMullan and Ollie Andrew Jack Glendinning who were baptised recently.


CONGRATULATIONS to Christopher Stokes & Lisa Stokes who were married recently.


Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt

7.30am Monday – Friday, 11am Monday – Saturday, 7.30pm Monday, Wednesday & Friday

St Patrick’s Castledawson 7.30pm Tuesday & Thursday


ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES CHURCH GATE COLLECTION to enable the sick to travel to Lourdes will be held at all Masses next weekend.


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 roisinmck@gmail.com

GIFT programme (for Year 8) – final session will be held in the Parish Centre on Friday 19 February 7pm – 9pm; parents are welcome to return for the concluding Mass at 8.15pm.

PARISH ENVELOPES We are currently updating our Parish Register for the New Envelopes which begin in April.  If you are new to the Parish or if you have moved house since last year we would appreciate if you would contact the Parish Office with your details.  You may wish to consider setting up Standing Order and/or Gift Aid.  We thank all our Envelope Distributers for their help.  If there are any changes in your distribution area, please let us know as soon as possible.



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SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £2600; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish


EXPRESSIONS BISTRO open Tues. – Fri. 9am – 3pm

SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB – Monday 7.30pm

PARENTS & TODDLERS please note no session this week

WHIST Tuesday 2pm

PILATES – Tuesday 7pm; new 6 week set of classes commences Tuesday 16 February, contact Therese 028 7963 2142

ZUMBA – Tuesday 8.30pm – 9.30pm

KNITTING GROUP – Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm

PILATES – Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm; new 6 week beginner’s course starts Wednesday 17 February 8.15pm, for more information & to book contact Tanya Young 077 1316 1766.

CEILI DANCING – Wednesday 8.15pm

ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB – Thursday 7.30pm

PILOXING – please note no session this week

TAE KWON DO – Friday 4pm – 6pm




O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 5, 11, 14; Jackpot £1250 went to Martin Loughran; New Jackpot £1000; Club Membership Registration Saturday 20 February 11am – 1pm

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 10, 15, 24; £25 to Owen Gribbin, Seamus Loughrin; Jackpot £600

DROMANTINE LENTEN RETREAT DAYS – Saturday 20 February & Saturday 12 March 10am – 5pm; for enquiries please contact 028 3082 1964 or email admin@dromontineconference.com