Bulletin of 18 May 14

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

Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

Baptisms Sunday 1.00pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance.

Altar Society – Group 4 E. Gogarty, R. McSwiggan, U. McLaughlin



Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm

Altar Society May Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young


ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (Apr. – Oct.) 7.30pm

25 MAY                  READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm:        C. Donoghue    C. Lawlor, D. McGuckin,

                                                            N. McGuckin

Sun. 8.00am:        F. Gallagher      Sr. Margaret, M. Ludlow

Sun. 10.30am:     T. White             E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                            B. Mulholland

Sun. 12 noon:       A. Treharne       W. Cassidy, K. Kelly, N. Kelly

C’dawson 9.30am S. Keenan       N. Bell, E. McElwee


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Pat O’Neill, Joe Scott (Enniskillen) and Philomena Hopkins (née McGeown) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week:

Sat. 17 May          Vera Brennan, Charlie Keenan, Tom Dolan, Anthony James Corr

Sun. 18 May         Francis Gribbin, Anne Christina Scullion, Margaret Devlin

Mon. 19 May         Philip McKeever, George Gallagher, Madge Lynch, Teresa O’Kane,

                                Jack McKeever (MM Castledawson 7.30pm)

Tues. 20 May       Tom Lagan, Brigid Scullion

Wed. 21 May        Pakie McGlade, Margo Devlin, Christy Loughrey, Mary Mooney

Thur. 22 May        Paddy Walshe, Sarah O’Kane, John Hatton (Sr.), Emily Kearns, Cassie Devlin

Fri. 23 May            Tommy Doherty

Sat. 24 May          Teresa McKeever




CHURCH COLLECTION Vocations Sunday 11 May Envelopes – £2407, Loose Plate – £851, S. Orders £715

TROCAIRE – £16857.76


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Daniel Finbarr Shivers who was baptised recently.


CONGRATULATIONS to Laura Mullan & Sean O’Boyle who were married recently.


CONGRATULATIONS to the children from New Row Primary School who received their First Holy Communion in St. Patrick’s, Castledawson.


GRAVEYARD SUNDAY will take place on Sunday 29 June at 3pm.


ARMAGH DIOCESAN YOUTH COMMISSION for detailed information about the Summer Youth Pilgrimages (Taizé, Lourdes & Santiago) please email armaghyouth@yahoo.co.uk, places are limited.


PORTGLENONE PRAYER GROUP ‘Life in the Spirit Seminars’ a series of talks, presented on DVD, to help you open your heart to the life-changing work of the Holy Spirit, Tuesday 7pm.


LOUGH DERG Living with Cancer Day Retreat Thursday 22 May, booking essential; contact Maureen or Sharon 00353 719861518 for information on pilgrimages, day retreats and reflection days or email info@loughderg.org, www.loughderg.org.

OUR LADY OF LOURDES PILGRIMAGE SOCIETY 44th Annual Pilgrimage to Lourdes 11 – 16 July, from Belfast, staying at Hotel Agena; contact Kathleen McCann 028 7963 2205 / 077 1970 1925.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL 028 7930 0819 / 075 0854 9585





COFFEE SHOP Tuesday – Friday

VOLUNTEERS required for the Parish Centre Coffee Shop.  Do you have a spare four hours per week where you could volunteer in the Coffee Shop?  If so contact Mona 078 7252 5938.

SUNDAY TEA CLUB after 10.30am Mass

PARENTS & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15am – 11.15am

PILATES Tuesday 7pm

ZUMBA Tuesday 8.30pm – 9.30pm

PILATES Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

PILOXING Thursday 8.30pm – 9.30pm, a combination of Pilates, Boxing & Dance, £4.50 per class, contact Karen 078 1382 4073 for more information

TAE KWON DO Friday 3.30pm – 5.30pm


YOUTH CLUB Friday 7pm


MEMORIES OF MAGHERAFELT Do you have any photos of life in Magherafelt from the 1900’s to the present day; photos of people, places and occasions from years gone by?  If so, are you interested in sharing them?  All photos should be left with Mona in the Parish Centre.  Photos will be returned once copies have been made.


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto 6, 9, 21, 22; £25 to John B. McKenna, Patsy Devlin, Tony O’Hagan; Jackpot £3000; Saturday 24 May Folk Night with The Glackin Brothers, doors 8.30pm


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C: Lotto 4, 8, 10, 21; £25 to Seamus Shivers, Paddy Henry; Jackpot £1300; Club Small Grants available for young members going to the Gaeltacht, contact Paul Gribbin or any committee member.


ANNUAL ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK on Sunday 25 May; to book contact Peggy 028 7963 1386 or Brigid 028 7963 1178.


ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY As part of Dementia Awareness Week there will be an information event in Meadowlane Shopping Centre Tuesday 20 May 9.30am – 5pm, contact Fiona Brown 028 8676 5888.