PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. McAnerney 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
Eucharistic Adoration Monday after 11am Mass followed by Benediction 7.15pm; 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
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
Altar Society Dec. Group 2 V. Collins, P. Gallagher, L. Gallagher
27 Dec. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm J. McCormack C. McNamee, A. Goddard,
Sun. 8.00am P. Kerr C. Bradley, Sr. Caitriona
Sun. 10.30am F. Lynch R. Tohill, J. Clayton, R. Clayton
Sun. 12 noon B. Corrigan M. Logue, M. McGee, E. Mulholland
C’dawson 9.30am Betty Foster B. Gregg, E. Gallagher
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Mary Higgins, Breige McGurk (Desertmartin), Margaret Hampsey, Ita Benson, Mary O’Hagan & Minnie O’Hagan who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –
Sat. 19 Dec. Claire Morrison, Thomas Scullion
Sun. 20 Dec. Rose Donnelly, Bridie Morgan, Agnes Atchison, Pat McGlade, Michael McGurk, Margaret Reid, Patsy Bateson, Brigid Bateson
Mon. 21 Dec. Bridget Niblock, Margaret Gallagher, Mary O’Hagan
Tues. 22 Dec. Bernie Browne, Annie Berryman, Louis Doyle, Catherine O’Hagan
Josephine Lagan (1st Av 7.30pm Castledawson)
Bridget Gordon (MM 7.30pm Milltown)
Wed. 23 Dec. Denis Bradley, Philomena Skinner, Sarah Rocks, Sadie Devlin, Jim Cassidy, Mary Walls, Teresa O’Brien
Thur. 24 Dec. Sheila McGlade, Leo Valentine, Sarah-Ann McNabb, Dominic Gormley, Roseanne Muldoon
Fri. 25 Dec. Susan Rose McGovern, Michael McKee, Ann Bradley, Joe Devlin, Josephine Henry, hugh Cudden
Sat. 26 Dec. Peggy Henry, Teresa Bernadette Bradley, Bertie O’Kane, Bernie McLaughlin, Irene Gallagher
(Mary Scullion 1st Av 12 noon Magherafelt Sunday 27 December)
CHURCH COLLECTION Tuesday 8 December (IEC) – Magherafelt Envelopes – £649, Loose Plate – £271; Castledawson Envelopes – £99, Loose Plate – £66; Sunday 13 December – Magherafelt Envelopes – £2020, Loose Plate – £660; Castledawson Envelopes – £204, Loose Plate – £105; Total S. Orders £715
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Katie Jean O’Neill who was baptised recently.
ADVENT & CHRISTMAS SERVICES
CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE
Magherafelt – today 5pm
(Refreshments afterwards in the Parish Centre)
PARISH PENITENTIAL SERVICE
Wednesday 23 December 7.30pm Magherafelt
Monday 21 December after 11am & 7.30pm Masses in Magherafelt
Tuesday 22 December after 11am Mass in Magherafelt & 7.30pm Mass in Castledawson
CHRISTMAS EVE MASSES
CHRISTMAS DAY MASSES
Magherafelt 8am, 10.30am, 12noon
The Priests and Pastoral Council of the Parish of Magherafelt & Castledawson wish you and your family Peace, Love & Joy this Christmas. Please join us at our Christmas Services.
Please note the Parish Office will close on Tues. 22 Dec. & will open again Wed. 30 Dec; any anniversary notices for Sunday 27 December & Sunday 3 January should be with the office by lunchtime Monday 21 December.
PARISH CENTRE Find us on Facebook
SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £2200, with spot prizes throughout the night; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish. There will be bingo as usual on Sunday 27 December & Sunday 3 January.
EXPRESSIONS BISTRO will be closed from 1pm on Christmas Eve and will reopen on Tuesday 5 January at 9am.
SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass
ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB – Monday 7.30pm
CABARET NIGHT – A great night of music, dancing & comedy with Mick Flavin, Big O and Barry Doyle in the Parish Centre on Monday 28 December, limited tickets £10 available in the Parish Centre or at Sunday Bingo.
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 10, 11, 23; £25 to Mary Frances McGuckin, Joe Cassidy, McEniff; Jackpot £1350
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 6, 7, 24; £25 to Sean McElhone, Ciaran Lavery; Jackpot £1500
FRIENDS OF NEW ROW present St. Mungo’s, with special guests The Gribbin Girls, in Magherafelt Parish Centre on Saturday 9 January, tickets £15, contact 028 7946 8426 or Sinead 077 4962 4369.
HOLY FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL & NURSERY UNIT Application forms for enrolment in our Nursery Unit & in P1 should be completed & returned to the school by 12 noon Wednesday 13 January with the child’s birth certificate.
NEW ROW PRIMARY SCHOOL is now accepting applications for September 2016. You are welcome to call and arrange a visit if you missed the Open Day. Please contact the school 028 7946 8426 for an application form; this should be completed & returned to the school by Wednesday 13 January.