Bulletin of 2 September 18

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 2 M. McMahon, T. McMahon, M. Gates


Altar Society Sept Group 5 Betty Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster

9 Sept                    READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         U. O’Kane         C. Lawlor, A. Goddard, P. McKee

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

                                                            C. Shields

Sun. 12 noon        C. Trainor          K. Donnelly, M. Murphy,

                                                            A. McAllister

C’dawson 9am     S. McKenna      C. Diamond, E. Gallagher

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Eugene Crozier, Sean Mullan, Mary Bradley and Assumpta McLaughlin (Lavey) who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 1 Sept            Annie Logue

Sun. 2 Sept          Jenny Craig (née McKee, MM 10.30am Magherafelt)

                                Teresa McKeever (1st Av 12noon Magherafelt)

Mon. 3 Sept          Eamon Forbes

Tues. 4 Sept        Cassie McKay, Seamus McKay, Eddie Walls, Siobhan Devlin

Wed. 5 Sept         Winnie McGlade

Thur. 6 Sept         Patrick Mallon, Fr. Andrew McNally, John Barr

Fri. 7 Sept             Laurie Regan,

                                Elizabeth O’Hagan (MM Desertmartin)

Sat 8 Sept             Harold Purvis (1st Av 6.15pm Magherafelt)


Magherafelt Envelopes – £1601, Loose Plate – £674

Castledawson Envelopes – £381, Loose Plate – £125

Total Standing Orders – £768


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Jake Kelly who was baptised recently.


CONGRATULATIONS to Owen McKenna & Sharon Hurley who were married recently.

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


ST. PATRICK’S CHURCH CASTLEDAWSON – Choir will resume Sunday 9 September at 9am.  We desperately need new members to join, adults & children all welcome


Manju Thomas & family would like to thank everyone for their support and generous contributions to the recent collection for the Kerala Flood Victims.  The total amount raised was £902.


ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819


Pastoral Centre, Maghera – 2, 9, & 16 October, and for 2019 – 11 & 12 January, 22 & 23 February, 22 & 23 March, 26 & 27 April, 24 & 25 May, 14 & 15 June; Quinn’s Corner, Dungannon – 9, 16, 23 October & 6, 13, 20 November; for details & online booking see www.courses.accord.ie

PARISH CENTRE              


Jackpot £3900 or £200 if not won on the night, 48 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm; Wednesday Salad Day

SUNDAY – COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

MONDAY – ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB AGM 7:30pm in the Boardroom; members should attend for registration, new members also welcome; Bowls will recommence Thursday 6 September 7.30pm

TUESDAYPILATES will recommence Tuesday 4 September 7pm, 4 week class, contact Therese 078 6790 1666

WEDNESDAY – PILATES 7pm, 8.15pm; PILOXING will recommence Wednesday 5 September 7pm, contact Karen 078 1382 4073

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

FRIDAY – SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE Weekly Dancing Classes recommence in the Parish Centre on Friday 7 September at 6pm; all ages of children & new beginners welcome, contact Eugene 028 7964 3304


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 8, 15, 25; £25 to Helen Quinn, Nóirín Doyle, Belle Hanson; Jackpot £2200


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 12, 20, 21, 23; £25 to Siobhan McKenna, Cathryn McOscar; Jackpot £1700


O’NEILL ACADEMY OF IRISH DANCE – Classes resume Wed. 5 Sept. 6pm in St. Pius X College, new members welcome, contact Damian 077 4847 1279


SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Annual Pilgrimage to Knock on Saturday 8 September, bus leaving at 7.30am, for bookings and more information contact 028 7930 0819, leaving your name and number on the answer-phone