Bulletin of 17 July 16

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Gates                                                                          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 1 B. McCusker, R. Walls, M. McSwiggan


Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm

Altar Society July Group 4 A. Martin, P. Hanson, M. Quinn


ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (May – Sept.) 7.30pm


Vigil 6.15pm          C. Toner            M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill

Sun. 8.00am         C. Higgins          M. Duncan, B. McLarnon

Sun. 10.30am       F. Lynch            C. Shields, J. Lynch, N. Walls

Sun. 12 noon        A. Treharne       B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9.30am O. Coogan        R. Scullion, E. Gallagher


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Josie O’Kane (née Martin, Australia), Mary McKenna and Josie Cushley who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –

Sat. 16 July          James O’Donnell, Hugh Martin, Elizabeth Purvis, Eugene Corbett

Sun. 17 July        Sarah Johnston

Mon. 18 July        Tommy Terry, Kathleen & Joseph Wright, Johnny McKee, Frank & Ruby McKenna

                              Kathleen Devlin (1st Av 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 19 July       Priscilla McCarron, Samantha Rocks

Wed. 20 July        Molly Breen

Thur. 21 July       Louis & Margaret Doyle, Brendan McCormack

Fri. 22 July           Patrick Conway, Joey O’Neill, Tommy & Josephine Gallagher

Sat. 23 July          Kathleen O’Neill, Margaret Mullan, Patrick Gormley



Magherafelt Envelopes – £1893, Loose Plate – £682; Castledawson Envelopes – £307, Loose Plate – £78

Total Standing Orders – £715


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Harry Patrick McWilliams, Matthew James Michael Mallon, Scarlett Ann Grace Gibson and Jude Noel Raymond Hassan who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Victoria McElhone & Ryan McGuckin who were married recently.


EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION & READERS Thank you so much to all those who have kindly carried out these important ministries; the new rota will commence Sunday 7 August.  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

LOUGH DERG – Three Day Pilgrimage for more information contact the Lough Derg office on 028 6863 2391 / 00353 719 861 518 or email info@loughderg.org.

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES Pastoral Centre Maghera – contact 028 7964 2983, or email maghera@accordni.com

Quinn’s Corner Dungannon – contact 028 3833 4781; www.courses.accord.ie



PARISH CENTRE              Find us on Facebook

SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £1850 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – The Bistro will re-open on Tuesday 19 July at 9am.

PILATES – Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

JIVE CLASS – no session this week

TAE KWON DO – Thursday 4pm – 6pm

SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Day trip to Carlingford on Saturday 6 August, bus leaving the Parish Centre at 9am, contact 028 7930 0819


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 12, 17, 21, 22; £25 to George Tohill, Ceadeoin McVey, Bronagh Stockman; Jackpot £1300

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 6, 7, 19; £25 to Shauna Kearns, Chrissy Henry; Jackpot £2800

BIKE AID AFRICA – If you have an old but serviceable hybrid/mountain bike you don’t need, would you consider donating it to Bike Aid Africa?  Bikes will go to Madagascar via Adsum.  Bikes may be dropped off at The Eel Fishery in Toome or text David Macauley 078 0266 0433* if collection is required.

(*please note incorrect telephone number given in previous notice)

SMA DROMANTINE – Dromanteens Boys Summer Camp (age 11 – 16 years) residential camp with lots of indoor & outdoor activities, limited spaces available 24 July – 29 July & 31 July – 5 August, for more information contact Bernie 028 30821224 or email dromantinecamp@sma.ie

South West College Cookstown Campus – Summer Programme (Essential Skills ICT, Careers Support, Creative Workshops, Sports Coaching & more) for 16+, school leavers, graduates & jobseekers from 25 July for 4 weeks, to register contact Conall 078 3412 9213 or Geraldine 077 1809 7463.