Bulletin of 15 April 18

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


Saturday Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday 10.30am, 12noon

Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

Baptisms Sunday 1pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance

Eucharistic Adoration Monday after 11am Mass followed by Benediction 7.15pm

Altar Society – Group 6 B. Morgan, A. Doyle, C. Devlin


Altar Society Apr. Group 5 Betty Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster

22 Apr.                  READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         J. McCormack  T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley

Sun. 10.30am      T. White             J. Clayton, R. Clayton, Sr. Caitriona

Sun. 12 noon        E. McKee          K. Donnelly, L. O’Neill, A. McAllister

C’dawson 9am     S. McKenna      B. O’Kane, P. McKeever

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Joan Hagan, Teresa Grant, Edmund O’Neill, James Bradley (Ballymaguigan) and Shane Cuffe (Galway) who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 14 Apr.          John Regan, Brigid Johnston, John Monaghan, Michael Donnelly, Sarah Collins

Sun. 15 Apr.         Michael Masterson Jr

Mon. 16 Apr.        Mary Fisher, James Malone, Sarah O’Donnell, Hugh Doyle, Rose O’Neill, Jack McKeever, Frank Masterson

Tues. 17 Apr.       John McCorry, Jeannie O’Hagan, Frank Loane, Tommy Doherty, Paddy Hinfey (1st Av)

Wed. 18 Apr.        Tommy McCusker, Susan Doherty, John Hatton Jr, Eamon Devlin,

                                Teresa Roscoe (MM 11am Magherafelt)

Thur. 19 Apr.        Sarah McRory, Patricia Donnelly, Patrick O’Hagan, Mary Ellen Wilkinson, Jean Doyle, Rose McGuckin

Fri. 20 Apr.           Sarah McCormack, Mickey Trainor,

                                Hugh Murray (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

                                Kathleen O’Hagan (1st Av 7.30pm Desertmartin)

Sat 21 Apr.           Tommy Joe Johnston, Mary Josephine Harbison, Annie Killeen, Kathleen Agnes Murray

(Sunday 22 April Lily McDowell MM 9am Castledawson)


Magherafelt Envelopes – £1959, Loose Plate – £602

Castledawson Envelopes – £304, Loose Plate – £164

Total Standing Orders – £715

TROCAIRE – £13,670.63

Please return any remaining TROCAIRE boxes to the Church or Parish Office

NEW PARISH ENVELOPES – Thank you to all the distributers who helped with the delivery of the boxes.

If you have not yet received your box please contact the Parish Office.

CONGRATULATIONS to Susan Lynch and Sean O’Neill who were married recently.

There will be Rosary in St. Patrick’s Church Castledawson every Tuesday 7pm.


Magherafelt         Saturday 12 May 11am

Castledawson     Saturday 19 May 11am

Kilronan School Saturday 12 May 2pm


Magherafelt         Sunday 3 June 3pm


Sunday 24 June 12 noon (no 12 noon Mass in Magherafelt)


ANNUAL PARISH PILGRIMAGE to the Mass Rock in Glenshane Forest Sunday 10 June with Mass at 1pm; please allow 1-2 hours walk from the parking area inside the forest; for information contact Róisín Tohill roisintohill@hotmail.com or Joe McCrystal 075 2353 8402

SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 17 April 7.30pm

YOUTH 2000 CATHOLIC YOUTH WEEKEND – Youth 2000 invites young adults between the ages of 16-35 to a weekend retreat from Friday 20 – Sunday 22 April in St. Patrick’s College, Maghera (St. Mary’s Building), donation only, for more information email office@youth2000.ie

PARISH CENTRE              


Jackpot £2900 or £200 if not won on the night, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish


SUNDAY – COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

SMART MUMS MARKET – Sunday 15 April 12 – 2pm

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

TUESDAY – PARENTS & TODDLERS 9.15am – 11.15am; WHIST 2pm; PILATES new 5 week block from 17 April 7pm, contact Therese 078 6790 1666

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING 10.30am; PILATES 7pm, 8.15pm; PILOXING 7pm; JIVE CLASS commencing Wednesday 18 April 8pm, everyone welcome

THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm; TAE KWON DO 4pm



ST MUNGOS 2 – Saturday 21 April 8pm, tickets £15


ST PIUS X COLLEGE – 6th Form information Day Thursday 19 April 2pm – 4pm, all prospective pupils and their parents/guardians are most welcome to attend


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 17, 25, 26, 27; £25 to Dessie Murray, Ann McCormack, Aoife Campbell; Jackpot £3500

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 12, 13, 18, 24; £25 to Maureen McKenna, Maura McAuley; Jackpot £4000


Mini Soccer Saturday 10am – 11am in Meadowbank 3G, cost £3; Sky Blues v Strabane Saturday 21 April 2pm League Cup Fixture, support welcome

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819