Bulletin of 17 June 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, Benediction 7.15pm

Altar Society – Group 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan


Altar Society June Group 2 J. Barry, P. Gallagher

24 June                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

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

Sun. 10.30am      C. McGarry        J. Clayton, R. Clayton, Sr. Caitriona

Sun. 12 noon        A. Treharne      E. Mulholland, M. McGee,

                                                            A. McGuckin

C’dawson 9am     S. Keenan         C. Diamond, E. Gallagher

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Joseph Cunningham, Eileen McCann (Knockloughrim), Kathleen Kearns (England) and Kevin McKeever (Antrim) who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 16 June         Eileen Conlon,

                                John McCann (MM 6.30pm Bellaghy)

Sun. 17 June       Michael McGill

Mon. 18 June       Susan Hutchinson, Pat Morgan, John McKeever,

                                Tommy McGonigle (1st Av 7.30pm Coolcalm)

Tues. 19 June      Sarah Gilmore

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

Thur. 21 June      James Kelly, Henry Johnston, Joseph O’Donnell, John Lynch

Fri. 22 June          Jim Tohill

Sat 23 June          Ned Lynch, Colm Scullion, Teresa McElhinney,

                                John McErlean (MM 6.15pm Magherafelt)

                                Joe Lavery (1st Av 6.15pm Magherafelt)


Magherafelt Envelopes – £1604, Loose Plate – £600

Castledawson Envelopes – £327, Loose Plate – £137

Total Standing Orders – £768

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Luca Ryan Cunningham and Lucia Constance Donnelly who were baptised recently.


Congratulations to Monsignor O’Byrne who celebrates his 65th anniversary of ordination on Thursday 21 June.  Monsignor will attend the Holy Hour at 7.30pm and there will be a cup of tea upstairs in the Parish Centre afterwards.


Congratulations also to Fathers Sean and Paddy Larkin and to Fathers Peter and Paul Henry who celebrate their golden jubilee of ordination at this time.



The next Holy Hour for healing and peace will take place on Thursday 21 June at 7.30pm.


Sunday 24 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.

ARMAGH DIOCESAN YOUTH COMMISSION Pilgrimage to Lough Derg Friday 13 July – Sunday 15 July Cost (including transport) Adult £65, Student (with valid student ID) £55; if you are aged 18-35 and would like to experience this ancient and unique pilgrimage with young people from across the Armagh Archdiocese, contact 077 0410 2906 or armaghyouth@yahoo.co.uk


ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819


PARISH CENTRE              


Jackpot £3350 or £200 if not won on the night, 46 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish

SUNDAY – COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm; Wednesday Salad Day

TUESDAY – PARENTS & TODDLERS 9.15am – 11.15am; WHIST 2pm

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING 10.30am; PILATES 7pm, new 6 week beginner’s course starts Wednesday 20 June 8.15pm, for more information & to book contact Tanya 077 1316 17668.15pm; WYSE BITES 8pm, for details contact Joanna 077 8872 2401

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



O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 11, 13, 26; £25 to Liam Marshall, Sara Quinn, Tracey Sheridan; Jackpot £1100


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 12, 16, 24; £25 to Peter Henry, Martin Craig; Jackpot £600


MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FCMini Soccer Saturday 10am – 11am in Spires Park, cost £3

AGEWELL – Do you know about the Good Morning Telephone Call?  We can provide a phone call to check on your health & well-being, to remind you of appointments or simply for a chat.  If you or anyone you know would like this service please contact Mid Ulster Agewell on 028 7963 2170


A SUMMER SOCIAL NIGHT in InVOLve House (the old Picture House) Saturday 23 June, doors open 7:30pm; coffee /tea /refreshments plus free raffle; for further details contact Brian 0771 8745 873

GREEN BAY BOYS CHOIR (20 voice choir, age 11-18, from Green Bay, Wisconsin) – One night only free concert performance on Tuesday 3 July 7.30pm in Rainey Endowed School, www.gbchoir.org