Bulletin of 19 Jan 14

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK: Mgr. O’Byrne                                                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 1 B. McCusker, R. Walls, M. McSwiggan


Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm

First Friday (Nov. – Mar.) 7.30pm

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

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

26 JAN.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm:        P. Quinn            T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley

Sun. 8.00am:        P. Kerr                G. Rafferty, K. Lennon

Sun. 10.30am:     B. Gogarty         B. McErlain, J. Lynch, D. Bradley

Sun. 12 noon:       F. Convery        B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9.30am P. Hanson       B. Gregg, E. Gallagher


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Gerry McCann, Bridie Donnelly, Brigid McHugh, Annie Corr, Angela Doyle, Fr. Terry Kelly and Mary Hinfey who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week:

Sat. 18 Jan:          Bridget Bradley, Brigid Donnelly, Lauri Tohill

Sun. 19 Jan:         Francie Niblock, Gerry Uhde, James J. Donnelly, Joe Kearney, Harry McKenna

Mon. 20 Jan:        Mary Robinson, Seamus O’Kane, Eileen Braniff

                                Mary Jo Keenan (1st Av. Bellaghy 7.30pm)

Tues. 21 Jan:       Rose McCormack, Deirdre Fitzpatrick, Mary Frances Murray, Mollie O’Kane

Wed. 22 Jan:        Ronnie Goddard, Bridie O’Neill

Thur. 23 Jan:       Sister Marie de Lourdes, Johnena Duffy, Teresa Conway, Alice McCorry, Gerard McKeown

                                Hugh Cudden (MM Milltown 7.30pm)

Fri. 24 Jan:           Henry McCorry, Adrian Heaney

Sat. 25 Jan:          James Scullion, Peter Heavron, James Ludlow




CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 12 January Envelopes – £ 2333, Loose Plate – £906, S. Orders £715


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Eva Josephine McKee who was baptised recently.


‘DO THIS IN MEMORY’ meeting for New Row Primary School parents’ committee Monday 20 January 7pm in St. Patrick’s Church.

MINISTERS OF THE WORD & EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS – New Eucharistic Ministers will be commissioned on Saturday 25 January at 6.15pm Mass in Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt.  All new Eucharistic Ministers are asked to attend.  New Readers will be commissioned on Sunday 26 January at 12 noon Mass.  All new Readers are asked to attend.

New rotas will be available for collection in the sacristy next weekend or sent via email if you have provided the office with your email address.


PARISH WEBSITE: resources to help you pray the Rosary & the Stations of the Cross.  Click on ‘Prayer Resources’ on the website & explore!  Keep checking back for new additions each week at www.magherafeltparish.org.



Quinn’s Corner Dungannon – Monday 4 & 10 & Tuesday 18 February 7pm – 10pm; contact 028 3833 4781 or email armagh@accordni.com.

Pastoral Centre Maghera – 21 & 22 February, 21 & 22 March, 25 & 26 April, 23 & 24 May; contact 028 7964 2983 or email maghera@accordni.com.

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





COFFEE SHOP open Tues. – Fri. 9.30am – 3pm


SUNDAY TEA CLUB after 10.30am Mass


PARENTS & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15am – 11.15am

PILATES Tuesday 7pm

ZUMBA Tuesday 8.30pm – 9.30pm

KNITTING GROUP Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm,

PILATES Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

CEILI GROUP Wednesday 8pm

ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB Thursday 7.30pm

TAE KWON DO Friday 3.30pm – 5.30pm


YOUTH CLUB: Friday 7pm

YOGA DAY Sunday 2 February 10am – 3pm; for more details and to register contact Claire Ferry 077 4384 1415 or email claire@claireferryyoga.net.

MAGHERAFELT PARISH CENTRE presents ‘Fr. Ted and the Ballyheifer Ghost’ Friday 21, Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 February, more details to follow in the next few weeks.

ST. MARY’S GRAMMAR SCHOOL OPEN EVENING Tuesday 21 January or Wednesday 22 January; the Principal’s Address in the Assembly Hall at 7pm will be followed by a guided tour of the school & light refreshments.


YOUTH 2000 PRAYER GROUP changed to Friday 7.30pm in the Convent House, open to all age 16-35.


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto 4, 11, 19, 21; £25 to Blain Atchison, Paul McElwee, Sharon McElwee; Jackpot £3000; Rossa 80th Anniversary Calendars for sale, contact 075 1156 4428 / 079 6203 0433.

ST. MALACHY G.A.C: Lotto 1, 9, 12, 20; £25 to Paula Mckee, Felix Mackle; Jackpot £1100.


ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES: 5 days, departing 12 May from Belfast International, please contact Eugene 028 79633617 for more details.