Bulletin of 2 June 2019

     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 5 A. McVey, M. Purvis


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

9 June                   READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         C. Donoghue    C. Lawlor, A. Goddard, M. Gates

Sun. 10.30am      C. McGarry        E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                            C. Shields

Sun. 12 noon        N. O’Connor     W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                            D. Loughran

C’dawson 9am     S. Keenan         F. J. O’Kane, L. Brown

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Joseph Stone (Birmingham), James Kenyon (Antrim), Brendan Cunningham (Omagh), Lucia D’Agostino (Belfast), Alan Ashworth (Leyland) and Charles O’Kane (Belfast) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 1 June           Raymond Monaghan, Gwyn Treharne, Frankie McFalone

Sun. 2 June          Thomas Waites, Evelyn McGuckin,

                                Teresa McClenaghan (MM 9am Castledawson)

Mon. 3 June        

Tues. 4 June        Ben Graham, Joe Johnston, Delia Brennan, Peggy O’Neill

Wed. 5 June         Pat & Mary Doyle, Raymond Cassidy

Thurs. 6 June      Lena McGlade

Fri. 7 June            Mary Lynch, Anthony McSwiggan,

                                Benny McKenna (MM 7.30pm Milltown)

Sat. 8 June           Brigid McCorry, Josephine Hanson,

                                Kathleen Murray (MM 7pm Newbridge)


Magherafelt Envelopes – £1754, Loose Plate – £618; Castledawson Envelopes – £354, Loose Plate – £105

Total Standing Orders – £768

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Louis Anthony O’Kane and Saoirse Brianna Kealey who were baptised recently.


ANNUAL PARISH PILGRIMAGE to the Mass Rock in Glenshane Forest today, with Mass at 1pm; please allow 1-2 hours walk from the parking area inside the forest.


FIRST FRIDAY OF JUNE – Mass at 11am in Magherafelt; the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt


GRAVEYARD SUNDAY    Sunday 30 June  12 noon Parishioners are invited to tidy their family graves and the surrounding areas.  Please use the bins provided for any rubbish, unused vases etc.


SAFEGUARDING TRAINING – All vetted parishioners working with children, young people and /or vulnerable adults are required to attend this essential refresher training which will take place in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 25 June, 7pm – 9pm.


NATIONAL EUCHARISTIC AND MARIAN PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK – Saturday 15 June, Bus leaves Ardboe/Toome, Bus £15, Food €30 or bring packed lunch, Deposit £15, Contact Mona 028 8673 7954 or Una 077 4357 5969

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

‘The Irish Catholic’ is now available in the paper rack in the Church from Thursday each week.  ‘The Universe’ & ‘Catholic Times’ are available from Saturday as usual.

PARISH CENTRE              


Jackpot £3600 or £200 if not won on the night, 47 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome, come along & support your Parish

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – Tues. – Fri. 9am-3pm

SUNDAY – COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass


WEDNESDAY – KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILOXING 7pm; PILATES 6.30pm, 7.30pm & 8.30pm

THURSDAY – TAE KWON DO 4pm; SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm; YOGA 7pm


FAMILY ROLLER DISCO – Monday 3 June 7pm – 8.30pm, pay at the door

CHARITY POKER EVENING – Saturday 8 June 8.30pm in aid of Cancer Focus NI

CAITRIONA LAGAN TRADITIONAL MUSIC NIGHT – Saturday 15 June 7pm – 10.30pm, £3 includes supper, all musicians welcome

ST PIUS X COLLEGE SUMMER CAMP – for all P5-P7, 1st – 5th July, 9am-2pm, application forms available at school reception & in local primary schools; closing date Monday 10 June; contact 028 7963 2186


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 9, 14, 29; £25 to Ann Halferty, Teresa Martin, Mary McSwiggan; Jackpot £4800

MAGHERAFELT COMHALTAS – First Junior Session in O’Donovan Rossa GAC today 5pm – 6pm, opportunity to register for classes in September


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 8, 17, 22; £25 to Geraldine Hanova, Kourtney Lee McKenna; Jackpot £1500


MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FCMini Soccer Saturdays Meadowbank Arena 10am


ST FINBARR’S HURLING CLUB – U6s -U12s Training Tuesdays Meadowbank Arena 6pm

CAMPA CHORMAIC Irish Language & Games Summer Camps – 1-5 July for Y8-Y12 and 29 July–2 Aug for P5-P7, 10am-3pm, contact 078 3404 9305, campachormaic.com