PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Gates www.magherafeltparish.org
OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION, MAGHERAFELT
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 followed by Benediction 7.15pm
Altar Society – Group 4 E. Gogarty, U. McLaughlin, M. Campbell
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am
Altar Society Feb. Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young
25 FEB. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm P. Quinn M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill
Sun. 10.30am T. White G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,
Sun. 12 noon C. Trainor K. Donnelly, L. O’Neill, A. McAllister
C’dawson 9am Betty Foster N. Bell, R. Scullion
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Desmond (Des) Brown, May O’Hagan, Felix O’Kane, Peggy Beattie, Theresa Cartin, Jackie Donnelly, Paddy Joe O’Neill, Maggie Taylor and Jackie Murray (Dublin) who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –
Sat. 17 Feb. Nellie Keenan, Elizabeth Deehan, John McRory, Tillie McSwiggan, John Wright, Phyllis O’Kane, Rosemary Hughes
Sun. 18 Feb. Margaret Spiers, Mary Cleary, Lizzie Kelly, Harry Bateson, Shannon McTaggart, Florence McIlroy, Kevin Gallagher
Phyllis Scullion (1st Av. 12 noon Magherafelt)
Mon. 19 Feb. Christopher O’Brien, Colette Niblock, Marcus Declan O’Hagan, Margaret Martin
Tues. 20 Feb. Anne Connolly, Mary O’Kane, Philomena Donnelly, Sean Conway, Vincent O’Brien
Wed. 21 Feb. Rosemary Walls, John Joe Graham, Dodo Walsh, Tommy McGuckin
Thur. 22 Feb. Mary Moran, Agnes Heaney
Fri. 23 Feb. Patrick & Annie Conway, Teresa Conway, Joe Rafferty
Sat 24 Feb. Brigid McGonigle
(Sunday 25 February Joan Cassidy MM 12 noon Magherafelt)
LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION February Dues
Magherafelt Envelopes – £2762, Loose Plate – £574
Castledawson Envelopes – £457, Loose Plate – £100
Total Standing Orders – £715
ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES CHURCH GATE COLLECTION, to enable the sick to travel to Lourdes, will be held after all Masses today. There will be no St. Vincent de Paul collection.
(Pilgrimage Saturday 12 May (5 nights); contact Joe 075 2353 8402 / Eugene 079 2802 4985)
3rd NATIONAL COLLECTION FOR WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES will be held next weekend 24th /25th February.
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Hannah Darcy Somers, Dáithi James O’Neill, Noah Michael Glendinning, Adam Sean Mackle who were baptised recently.
The next Holy Hour for healing and peace will take place on Thursday 22 February at 7.30pm.
Weekday Masses in Magherafelt during Lent – Monday 7.30am, 11am & 7.30pm
Tuesday – Friday 7.30am, 11am
Please collect your TROCAIRE boxes in the Church.
There will be Rosary in St. Patrick’s Church Castledawson every Tuesday 7pm.
PARISH REGISTRATION The Parish Register is being updated for the new Envelopes which begin in April. If you are new to the Parish or if you have moved house since last year we would appreciate if you would contact the Parish Office with your details. We thank all our Envelope Distributers for their help. If there are any changes in your distribution area, please let us know before Friday 23 February.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819
Jackpot £2500 or £200 if not won on the night, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish
EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm; ‘Wednesday Pie Day’
SUNDAY – COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass;
MONDAY – ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7.30pm
TUESDAY – PARENTS & TODDLERS; WHIST 2pm; PILATES no session; ZUMBA 8pm
WEDNESDAY – KNITTING 10.30am; PILATES 7pm & 8.15pm; PILOXING 7pm; YOGA 8pm
THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm; TAE KWON DO 4pm; BOWLS 7.30pm
FRIDAY – SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING 6pm
LENTEN RESOLUTIONS? Would you like to spend some time in understanding the Mass better, especially the Old Testament Readings? Each Wednesday at 7.30pm Sr. Rose will hold a session in the Convent House, ending with a Passover Meal on the last evening, a fitting preparation for Easter. Everyone welcome
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 7, 10, 16; £25 to Michael Collins, Frank Scullion, Paula McCormick; Jackpot £2700, new sellers welcome, draw takes place 7pm – 7.30pm each week
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 10, 18, 19, 21; £25 to Alisha Devlin, Seamus Loughran; Jackpot £3200
MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FC – Mini Soccer returns Saturday 10am – 11am in Meadowbank 3G, cost £3, everyone welcome