Bulletin of 20 Dec 15

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


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




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,


                                                            C.     Lawlor


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.











Magherafelt     – today 5pm


(Refreshments afterwards     in the Parish Centre)




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




Castledawson         7pm


Magherafelt             9pm




Magherafelt         8am, 10.30am, 12noon


Castledawson     9.30am





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.