Bulletin of 15 July 18

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Branigan                                                                  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, Benediction 7.15pm

Altar Society – Group 1 B. McCusker, R. Walls, M. McSwiggan


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

22 July                  READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         M. McLaughlin M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill

Sun. 10.30am      C. Purvis            G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,

                                                            M. Duncan

Sun. 12 noon        C. Trainor          E. Mulholland, M. McGee,

                                                            A. McGuckin

C’dawson 9am     Betty Foster      N. O’Kane, C. Diamond

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Sheila Mulholland and Paul Waites who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 14 July          Eileen McGeown, Patrick Mullan

Sun. 15 July         Jamie & Alice Connor, Eugene Corbett, Kathleen Devlin

Mon. 16 July        James O’Donnell, Hugh Martin,

                                Joseph Cunningham (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 17 July       Sarah Johnston

Wed. 18 July        Tommy Terry, Joe & Kathleen Wright, Johnny McKee, Terence (Terry) McMurray (1st Av. 11am)

Thur. 19 July        Samantha Rocks

Fri. 20 July           Ann McKibbin, Donal McKibbin

Sat 21 July           Brendan McCormack

(Sunday 22 July Rose Hughes 1st Av. 9am Castledawson)


Magherafelt Envelopes – £1808, Loose Plate – £563

Castledawson Envelopes – £322, Loose Plate – £107

Total Standing Orders – £768

CONGRATULATIONS to Joanne Totten & Christopher McAtee and Noeleen Mallon & Eoin McQuillan who were married recently.

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Dáithí James Shaw, Michael Christopher Prior, Jamie Joseph Martin, Thomas Patrick Heavron and Aideen Marie McAlynn who were baptised recently.


Thank you so much to all those who have kindly carried out these important ministries, our parish would not be as fruitful without you all; the new rota will commence Sunday 5 August.  We are looking for new Eucharistic Minister volunteers for our new rota, if you would like to volunteer please contact Fr Gates.

If you are no longer able to carry out your duties please contact the office to have your name removed from the list, 028 7963 3635 / office@magherafeltparish.org.


As we look forward to the World Meeting of Families, Relics of Saints Louis and Zelie Martin and their daughter, Saint Therese of Lisieux will visit St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh on Sunday 12 August.  The Relics will arrive at the Cathedral for 11am Mass on that morning and they will leave at 9am on Monday 13 August.

YOUTH 2000 SUMMER FESTIVAL for young people aged 16-35, Thursday 16 – Sunday 19 August Cistercian College, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary; donation only, free buses; for more information www.youth2000.ie


PARISH CENTRE              


Jackpot £3550 or £200 if not won on the night, 47 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish


EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm; Wednesday Salad Day; the Bistro will reopen Tuesday 17 July



THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm


ST. VINCENT DE PAUL ANNUAL TRIP TO NEWCASTLE – Saturday 4 August, bus leaving 9.30am sharp from Church gate, if you are interested please contact 028 7930 0819 leaving your name & details

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 6, 13, 29; £25 to Lorcan Higgins, Gabriel Gilligan, E. Lennox; Jackpot £1500


MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FC – Mini Soccer has now finished for the summer months.  Thank you to all who attended and we wish everyone a happy fun summer holidays.  We look forward to seeing you when we recommence in August.


ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819


LOUGH DERG – You may begin the Three Day Pilgrimage on any day up to and including Monday 13 August, advance booking is not necessary, contact Lorraine 00353 71 9861518 or info@loughderg.org