Bulletin of 16 June 2019

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

23 June                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         J. McCormack  C. Lawlor, A. Goddard, M. Gates

Sun. 10.30am      J. O’Brien          G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,

                                                            M. Duncan

Sun. 12 noon        F. Convery        K. Donnelly, M. Murphy,

                                                            A. McAllister

C’dawson 9am     A. Brown           C. McKenna, S. McGuckin

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Fr. Patrick Mackle SMA who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –

Sat. 15 June         Kevin (Jake) Donnelly, Dan Donnelly

Sun. 16 June       Eileen Conlon

Mon. 17 June       Michael McGill, Annie Martin

Tues. 18 June      Susan Hutchinson, Pat Morgan, John McKeever, Tommy McGonigle, Cissie McAtamney

Wed. 19 June      Patrick Joseph Lavery, Sarah Gilmore

Thurs. 20 June    Kathleen McSwiggan, Pauline Higgins, Mary McKee, Josie Gallagher

Fri. 21 June          Joseph O’Donnell, James Kelly, Henry Johnston, John Lynch, Paddy Martin

Sat. 22 June         Jim Tohill


Magherafelt Envelopes – £1840, Loose Plate – £615; Castledawson Envelopes – £337, Loose Plate – £124

Total Standing Orders – £768

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Caden Bob Crossett who was baptised recently.


GRAVEYARD SUNDAY    Sunday 30 June  12 noon (no 12 noon Mass in Magherafelt)

Parishioners are invited to tidy their family graves and the surrounding areas.  Please use the bins provided for any rubbish, unused vases etc.


SAFEGUARDING TRAINING – All parishioners who have been vetted through the Parish, and who are working with children, young people and /or vulnerable adults on behalf of the Parish, are required to attend this essential refresher training which will take place in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 25 June, 7pm – 9pm.

The Parish Spred Group wishes to thank the Cunningham Family for their most generous donation raised in memory of our special friend Joseph at the Belfast City Marathon.  The total amount raised was £2400.


Anyone interested in 3 Day Pilgrimage to Lough Derg please contact Eilish McKee 028 7963 1973 / 075 2735 0956


ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

‘The Irish Catholic’ is now available in the paper rack in the Church from Thursday each week.  ‘The Universe’ & ‘Catholic Times’ are available from Saturday as usual.

Please ensure any anniversary notices for inclusion in the bulletin for Sunday 23 June are left in no later than Tuesday 18 June 10am.

PARISH CENTRE              


Jackpot £3700 or £200 if not won on the night, 47 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome, come along & support your Parish


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

SUNDAY – COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass


WEDNESDAY – KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILOXING 7pm; PILATES 6.30pm, 7.30pm & 8.30pm

THURSDAY – TAE KWON DO 4pm; SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm; YOGA no session


CAITRIONA LAGAN TRADITIONAL MUSIC NIGHT – Saturday 15 June 7pm – 10.30pm, £3 includes supper, all musicians welcome, proceeds to Kilronan School


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 13, 17, 18; £25 to Jackie Ferris, Cillin Naden, Aiden McGuckin; Jackpot £5000; TABLE QUIZ Friday 21 June, 8.30pm, in aid of Camogie Development; CAMOGIE TRAINING U6, U8, U10, U12 Mondays 7pm


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 11, 12, 18; £25 to Niall McNicholl, Colum McKenna; Jackpot £1700


MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FCMini Soccer Saturdays Meadowbank Arena 10am

SOUTH DERRY DOWN SYNDROME GROUP – Volunteers needed for summer activities & also during the year, including youth club, football, drama & summer scheme.  We are happy to hear from anyone who can give a few hours on a one-off basis or on-going; contact Donna McEldowney 075 1888 5703

ST PIUS X COLLEGE Bingo Extravaganza in the school, Thursday 20 June 8pm, book £10, half book £5, £20 a line, £50 a house, Jackpot £500 plus spot prizes; proceeds in aid of 2019 musical ‘My Fair Lady’