Bulletin of 20 Apr 14

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. McAnerney                                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 7 B. Morgan, A. Doyle, C. Devlin



Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm

Altar Society Apr. Group 2 V. Collins, P. Gallagher, L. Gallagher


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

27 APR.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm:        C. Toner            K. McNamee, A. Siuda, H. Young

Sun. 8.00am:        Sr. Caitriona     M. Duncan, B. McLarnon

Sun. 10.30am:     J. O’Brien          E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                            B. Mulholland

Sun. 12 noon:       L. McNally         M. Treharne, J. Young, J. Lavery

C’dawson 9.30am M. Devlin                 N. O’Kane, C. Diamond


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Jack McKeever, James Malone and Kathleen Boyle who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week:

Sat. 19 Apr:          Sarah McRory, Annie Cleary, Jean Doyle, Mary Ellen Wilkinson, Patrick O’Hagan

Sun. 20 Apr:         Michael Trainor, Sarah McCormack

Mon. 21 Apr:         Tommy Joe Johnston, Mary Josephine Harbison, Kathleen Agnes Murray, Pat Mansfield (1st Av.)

Tues. 22 Apr:       Paula Johnson, John Hughes, Eileen Kealey, Colm Madden, John Young, Jim O’Neill, May Campbell

Wed. 23 Apr:        Susan Cleary, James McCarron, Eamon Gilmore, Rose Maynes, Vincent McNicholl,

                                Maria Dillon (MM Magherafelt 7.30pm)

Thur. 24 Apr:        Mary Murray

Fri. 25 Apr:           Terence Devlin, Frank Donnelly, Molly Gilmore, Mary Gribbin

Sat. 26 Apr:          Cissie Maguire, Rose O’Donnell




CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 13 April Envelopes – £2488, Loose Plate – £868, S. Orders £715


The Priests of the Parish wish everyone a Happy and Joyful Easter.


LENTEN TROCAIRE DONATIONS – Please remember to return your Trocaire boxes.


CONFIRMATION will take place in Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt on Tuesday 6 May at 5pm.



Children from Holy Family Primary School, Spires Integrated Primary School and Gaelscoil an tSeanchaí will receive their First Holy Communion in Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt on Saturday 10 May.  Children from New Row Primary School will receive their First Holy Communion in St. Patrick’s, Castledawson on Saturday 17 May.


GRAVEYARD SUNDAY will take place on Sunday 29 June.


EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS Roisin Tohill has kindly agreed to take responsibility for training new extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion going forward.  She can be contacted via the Parish Office or at roisintohill@hotmail.com


PARISH WEBSITE pages for our Ministers of the Word and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, click on ‘Parish Ministry’ under ‘quick links’.











COFFEE SHOP closed Easter week, re-opens Tuesday 29 April

SUNDAY TEA CLUB no Tea Club today

ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB resumes September

PARENTS & TODDLERS resumes Tuesday 29 April

PILATES resumes Tuesday 29 April 7pm, new 4 week course, contact Therese 028 7963 2142

ZUMBA resumes Tuesday 29 April 8.30pm – 9.30pm

KNITTING GROUP resumes September

PILATES Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

CEILI GROUP resumes September

TAE KWON DO Friday 3.30pm – 5.30pm

SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING resumes Friday 9 May 6pm

YOUTH CLUB: resumes Friday 9 May 7pm


The McCusker Family would like to thank all those who supported them at their Vintage Tea Morning in the Parish Centre.  The total amount raised for the Neurology & ICU wards, RVH, was £6314.05.


HOLY FAMILY ASSOCIATES – meeting in the Convent House, Monday 28 April 7.30pm.


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto 2, 8, 9, 14; £25 to Tommy McMahon, Aíne Purvis, Rachel Walshe; Jackpot £3000; Table Quiz Friday 25 April 8.30pm.


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C: Lotto 2, 11, 13, 15; £25 to Michael O’Kane, Darren Dougan; Jackpot £900


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.

SPERRIN CHOIR presents ‘Voices of Ulster’ in The Bridewell Friday 2 May 8pm, tickets £8 & £6 conc.


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