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 7 B. Morgan, A. Doyle, C. Devlin
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
Altar Society May Group 5 Betty Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster
ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (Apr. – Oct.) 7.30pm
24 May READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm M. McLaughlin T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley
Sun. 8.00am Sr. Caitriona Sr. Margaret, M. Ludlow, N. Kerr
Sun. 10.30am K. Walls E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,
Sun. 12 noon L. McNally W. Cassidy, M. Treharne, R. Tohill
C’dawson 9.30am S. McKenna N. O’Kane, C. Diamond
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for John Atkinson, Sean Agnew and Patsy Kindelan (New York) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –
Sat. 16 May
Sun. 17 May Vera Brennan, Charlie Keenan, Tom Dolan, Oliver McKenna,
John McCorry (MM 12 noon Magherafelt)
Mon. 18 May Anne Christina Scullion, Francis Gribbin, Margaret Devlin,
Eugene Beattie (1st Av. 7.30pm Magherafelt)
Tues. 19 May George Gallagher, Madge Lynch, Philip McKeever
Wed. 20 May Tom Lagan,
Dermot Browne (1st Av. 7.30pm Moneymore)
Thurs. 21 May Packie McGlade, Margo Devlin, Mary Mooney, Christy Loughrey
Fri. 22 May John Hatton (Sr.), Sarah O’Kane, Cassie Devlin
Sat. 23 May
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 10 May
Magherafelt Envelopes – £2018, Loose Plate – £585; Castledawson Envelopes – £342, Loose Plate – £87;
Total S. Orders £715
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Cara Rose Duffin, Amelia Maria Murphy, Laura Pajor, Kinga Pajor and Mia Mae McCann who were baptised recently.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION
CONGRATULATIONS to the children from Holy Family Primary School, Spires Integrated Primary School and Gaelscoil an tSeanchaí who received their First Holy Communion in Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt.
Children from New Row Primary School will receive their First Holy Communion in St. Patrick’s, Castledawson on Saturday 23 May.
2015 PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO THE MASS ROCK IN GLENSHANE FOREST
Please join us for the Parish Pilgrimage to the Mass Rock in Glenshane Forest on Sunday 14 June. We will meet at the Parish Centre at 10.30am. Fr Gates will say Mass at the Mass Rock, a beautiful event not to be missed. Be prepared for the weather and please bring suitable footwear for this scenic 6km walk. Lifts from the entrance on the Glenshane Pass can be arranged most of the way for those unable to walk the full distance. Do bring a packed lunch!
ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES Quinn’s Corner Dungannon – Tuesday 26 May & Tuesday 2 & 9 June 7pm – 10pm; Tuesday 25 August & Tuesday 1 & 8 September; to book contact 028 3833 4781 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pastoral Centre Maghera – 18 & 19 September; 23 & 24 October; 20 & 21 November; to book contact 028 7964 2983 or email email@example.com.
LOUGH DERG one day retreats on certain dates in May; three day pilgrimages commence Friday 29 May; to book contact the Lough Derg office on 028 6863 2391 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PARISH CENTRE Find us on Facebook
SUNDAY BINGO 7.30PM, DOORS OPEN 7PM; EVERYONE WELCOME; PLEASE COME ALONG AND SUPPORT YOUR PARISH; JACKPOT £1550
EXPRESSIONS BISTRO open 9am – 3pm
SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass
CHALLENGE FITNESS Monday 9.30am
PARENT AND TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15 – 11.15am
PILATES Tuesday 7pm
ZUMBA Tuesday 8.30pm
KNITTING GROUP Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm PILATES Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm
JIVE CLASS Wednesday 8pm
PILOXING Thursday 8pm
CHALLENGE FITNESS Friday 9.30am
TAE KWON DO Friday 4pm – 6pm
IRISH DANCING Friday 6pm
NIGHT OF INDIAN CUISINE in Expressions Bistro Friday 22 May 7.30pm, cookery demonstration & fork supper, hosted by Asha Chada; limited tickets £13 available from Parish Centre or Kerr’s Shop.
PILOXING KNOCKOUT TOURNAMENT Sunday 24 May 1pm, for more details contact Bernie 077 5125 3921
SPRED Tuesday 19 May 7.30pm in the Parish Centre
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 12, 15, 16; £25 to Hugh Murray, Martin McErlain, Conor Smylie; Jackpot £6750; Table Quiz Friday 22 May 8.30pm in McFlynn Suite
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 5, 11, 12; £25 to Mairead McCann, Mary McMullan; Jackpot £2700
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – contact 028 7930 0819
Volunteers required for the new ‘Carefully Yours’ project organised by Cookstown & Magherafelt Volunteer Centre; if you are interested & for more information please contact Mairead on 028 7930 1862 or email email@example.com.