PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Mgr. O’Byrne www.magherafeltparish.org
OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION, MAGHERAFELT
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 5 M. Campbell, A. McCrystal, C. McKay
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
Altar Society Mar. Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young
Mass on First Friday (November – March) 7.30pm
22 MARCH READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm M. McLaughlin K. McNamee, A. Goddard,
Sun. 8.00am P. Kerr C. Bradley, Sr. Caitriona
Sun. 10.30am F. Lynch R. Tohill, J. Clayton, R. Clayton
Sun. 12 noon A. Treharne M. Logue, M. McGee, E. Mulholland
C’dawson 9.30am O. Coogan B. O’Kane, P. McKeever
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for George Quinn, Pat Joe Bradley and Michael Fisher who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –
Sat. 14 Mar. Mabel Nelson, Cassie Conway, Francis McFalone
Sun. 15 Mar. Mary Agnes McCallion, John O’Kane, James Reid, Kathleen McKee, Annie Masterson, Rosemary Scullion
Mon. 16 Mar. Gretta McLaughlin, John Johnston, Sarah Donnelly, John Doherty, Mary Scullion (née O’Kane)
Tues. 17 Mar. Maureen Quinn
Wed. 18 Mar. Annie Nicholl, Paddy Conway, Brigid Donnelly, Matilda McSwiggan (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)
Thurs. 19 Mar. Frank Halferty, Jodie Graham, Mary Doyle, Teresa McNally
Fri. 20 Mar. Joe Walls, Dominic Gallagher, Ann Atchison, Brian Higgins, Sarah Young, Alice Scott
Ciaran Kilpatrick (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)
Sat. 21 Mar. Jane Hughes, Arthur McNally
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 8 March
Magherafelt Envelopes – £1989, Loose Plate – £823
Castledawson Envelopes – £281, Loose Plate – £113
Total S. Orders £715
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Aidan James Farmer and Joel Joe Hyndman who were baptised recently.
ST. PATRICK’S DAY MASSES
Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt –
Tuesday 8am, 10.30am (Mass in Irish), 12noon
St Patrick’s, Castledawson – Tuesday 9.30am, please note there will be no evening Mass in Castledawson.
WEEKDAY MASS TIMES DURING LENT
Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt
7.30am (Monday – Friday), 11am (Monday – Saturday), 7.30pm (Monday & Wednesday)
St Patrick’s Castledawson 7.30pm (Tuesday & Thursday)
Magherafelt Parish Pastoral Council invite you to
– It’s YOUR story!
Our journey around the world and deep into the faith continues this week.
Episode 5 The Indispensable Men – Peter, Paul and the Missionary Adventure
Join us on Wednesday 18 March 8pm in the Parish Centre Board Room
‘You created my inmost self, knit me together in my mother’s womb.’ Psalms 139:13.
On this Mothering Sunday we remember mothers all over the developing world who face the daily struggle to feed their children, cloth them and send them to school. Trócaire works with thousands of families in the world’s poorest countries to support them in this struggle. Find out more at www.trocaire.org/lent.
NEW PARISH ENVELOPES are available for distributers to collect in the Parish Office or by arrangement (please contact the Parish Office or Fr. Gates).
Please note the Parish Office will be closed Monday 16 & Tuesday 17 March.
SUNDAY BINGO TONIGHT AT 7.30PM IN THE PARISH CENTRE, DOORS OPEN 7PM; EVERYONE WELCOME; PLEASE COME ALONG AND SUPPORT YOUR PARISH; JACKPOT £1100 IN 45 CALLS.
COFFEE SHOP open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass
LATIN SALSA Monday 7pm
ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB Monday 7.30pm
PARENTS & TODDLERS no session Tuesday 17 March
PILATES no session Tuesday 17 March
ZUMBA no session Tuesday 17 March
KNITTING GROUP no session Wednesday 18 March
PILATES Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm
CEILI CLASS Wednesday 8pm
ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB Thursday 7.30pm PILOXING Thursday 8pm
TAE KWON DO Friday 4pm – 6pm
IRISH DANCING Friday 6pm
LENTEN DEVOTION Guided meditations on the Sorrowful Mysteries, Fri. 20 Mar 7.30pm Parish Centre Boardroom; all welcome; bring your rosary beads.
Powerful testimonies of lives being restored by Jesus Tuesday 24 March 7.30pm in Parish Centre (Coffee Shop); a young woman will share how God has healed her from debilitating illness; Fr. Gates and other prayer team will be available after the talk to pray with you individually for any physical, mental, emotional or spiritual needs you may have.
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 12, 13, 18, 19; £25 to J. B. McKenna, Noeleen Devlin, Marian Kerr; Jackpot £6300; U16 Camogie Meadowbank Sports Arena Monday 6.45pm – 8pm; St. Ita’s/Rossa Camogie Reunion Saturday 28 March 8pm in MacFlynn Suite, contact Patricia 07919912640 / Breige 07515023602 / Sara 07786653014.
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 5, 13, 20; £25 to Roisin Hawe, Anthony Brown; Jackpot £1800
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – contact 028 7930 0819