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
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
First Friday (Nov. – Mar.) 7.30pm
Altar Society Mar. Group 1 M. Wilson, M. Robinson
ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (Apr. – Oct.) 7.30pm
9 MAR. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm: M. McLaughlin T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley
Sun. 8.00am: Sr. Margaret N. Kerr, C. Monaghan
Sun. 10.30am: C. McGarry B. McKee, R. Tohill, M. Treanor
Sun. 12 noon: L. McNally B. Kelly, N. Duffin, B. McGuckin
C’dawson 9.30am N. Diamond F. J. O’Kane, L. Brown
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Joe Rafferty, Brigid McGonagle, Mary Bradley, Joey Mullan, Liam McErlean, Kathleen West, Phyllis Gillis and Sr. Immaculata O’Connor who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week:
Sat. 1 Mar: Eileen O’Loughlin, Gennie McCann, Seamus Mallon (MM 11am Magherafelt)
Sun. 2 Mar: Bernard Walls, Cecelia Barr, Joe Breen, Patrick J. Moloney, Eva Moloney, Phyllis Beattie (MM)
Mon. 3 Mar: Frankie Mullan, Lena Monaghan, Hugh Bradley, Eileen Doherty, Patrick O’Kane
Tues. 4 Mar: Josephine Doyle
Wed. 5 Mar: Martha McVeigh, Jane O’Donnell, Noeleen Coulter, Charles Conway (1st Av.)
Thur. 6 Mar: Stephen O’Kane, James McLaughlin, Denis O’Neill, Frankie Coyle, Henry J. McNally
Fri. 7 Mar: Patsy Duffy, Margaret Gillen
Sat. 8 Mar: Thomas O’Kane, Philip Donnelly (MM Draperstown 6pm)
The ‘Catholicism’ series will resume this Wednesday. The DVD set has been found and we apologise for the inconvenience of not being able to show it last week. Steps have been taken to limit this happening again.
AN INVITATION FROM MAGHERAFELT PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL
Our journey around the world and deep into faith continues this coming week!
Episode 4 ‘Our tainted nature’s solitary boast – Mary the mother of God’
Join us every Wednesday at 8pm in
Holy Family Primary School Hall
– It’s YOUR story!
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 23 February Envelopes – £2409, Loose Plate – £822, S. Orders £715
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Mason James McCabe, Dara Joseph O’Kane and Eimhin John Ward who were baptised recently.
ASH WEDNESDAY the first day of Lent and a day of fast and abstinence – Masses in Magherafelt – 7.30am, 9.30am, 11am, & 7.30pm; in Castledawson – 7.30pm
FIRST FRIDAY OF MARCH Mass 7.30pm in St. Patrick’s Church Castledawson; the sick & housebound will be visited this week. Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt.
WEEKDAY MASS TIMES DURING LENT
Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt 7.30am (Mon. – Fri.), 11am (Mon. – Sat.), 7.30pm (Mon. & Wed.)
St Patrick’s Castledawson 7.30pm (Tues. & Thurs.)
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS if anyone is available to bring Holy Communion to Magherafelt Manor Nursing Home weekly on Sundays can you please leave your name in the Sacristy or with Damien. Training will be provided for this special part of your ministry.
PARISH ENVELOPES Thank you for your faithful & generous donations to our Weekly Envelope Collection. We are currently updating our Parish Register for the New Envelopes which begin in April. If you are new to the Parish & are not receiving a box of envelopes at present or if you have moved house since last year please contact the Parish Office / Sacristy with your name and address.
FOOP YOUTH GROUP Meeting in the Church today 2pm, contact Roisin 077 4287 1493.
EVENING PRAYER OF LENT – Mondays 7pm from Monday 10 March in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption; Only takes 15 minutes, why not make it part of your Lenten promise?
COFFEE SHOP open Tues. – Fri. 9.30am – 3pm
SUNDAY TEA CLUB after 10.30am Mass
ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB Monday 7.30 pm
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
SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING Friday 6pm
YOUTH CLUB: Friday 7pm
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto 6, 15, 19, 24; £25 to Peter McGuckin, Harvey McLaughlin, Ciara Goddard; Jackpot £3000; Underage Camogie Training Mondays 6.45pm – 8pm in Meadowbank.
ST. MALACHY G.A.C: Lotto 5, 8, 14, 19; £25 to Tracey O’Donnell, Colin Reid; Jackpot £1700.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL 028 7930 0819 / 075 0854 9585
NEWBRIDGE CCE: monthly music session Thursday 6 March in The Elk from 7.30pm.