Bulletin of 20 Oct 13

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK: Fr. Gates                                                    www.magherafeltparish.org

OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION, MAGHERAFELT

Saturday: Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday: 8.00am, 10.30am & 12noon

Weekdays: 11.00am Saturday

Confessions: Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

Baptisms: Sunday 1.00pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance.

Altar Society: Group 2 M. McMahon, M. Gates

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON

Sunday 9.30am; Weekdays 7.30pm (Mon. – Thurs.), First Friday (Nov. – Mar.) 7.30pm

Altar Society Oct: Group 1 M. Wilson, M. Robinson

ST JOHN, MILLTOWN: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 11am

SUN. 27 OCT.      READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm:        M. Conlon                 M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee

Sun. 8.00am:        F. Flynn              C. Bradley, Sr. Caitriona

Sun. 10.30am:     J. McKee           J. Higgins, M. McQuillan,

                                                            M. McLaughlin

Sun. 12 noon:       L. McNally         W. Cassidy, K. Kelly, N. Kelly

C’dawson 9.30am N. Diamond    S. Wilson, R. Scullion

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Maureen Hughes, Patrick MacFlynn and John Doherty who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week:

Sat. 19 Oct:         

Sun. 20 Oct:        

Mon. 21 Oct:         Dan & Mary McFaul, Fabie Gallagher

Tues. 22 Oct:       Joan Sommers, Sam Dougan, Barney Kealey, Mamie Heaney

Wed. 23 Oct:        Bridget & Willie Johnston

Thur. 24 Oct:        Philomena Mallon, Catherine McGill, Patrick Larkin, Rose & John Heagney

Fri. 25 Oct:           Charles Murray

Sat. 26 Oct:          Patrick Armstrong, Josephine Browne, Pearse O’Kane, Francis Loane

CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 13 October

Envelopes – £2076, Loose Plate – £862, S. Orders £715

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY: Today we greet Conor Francis Martin who was baptised recently.

 

CLOSURE OF THE CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION

Please note for this week 11am Mass will be held in the Main Hall of the Parish Centre on Monday and Wednesday and in St. John’s Milltown on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Mass on Monday – Thursday evenings at 7.30pm will be in St. Patrick’s Church Castledawson.

MILLTOWN: Parishioners are kindly asked not to spray anything on the grass around the graves without prior permission from Fr. Gates.

MAGHERAFELT PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL

There will be a Mass & get together in the Parish Centre Coffee Shop on Tuesday 22 October at 7.30pm for all those who volunteered in the recent Parish Survey.  All existing volunteers are also cordially invited as well as anyone else who wishes to volunteer.

‘DO THIS IN MEMORY’ PROGRAMME

A meeting for all parents and guardians of those preparing for First Holy Communion will take place in the Holy Family Primary School Hall on Thursday 24 October at 8pm.  This meeting will introduce the ‘Do This in Memory’ programme for parents and will look for volunteer parents to take a more active part in the programme.  A copy of dates of the Sundays of the programme will be distributed as well as a copy of ‘Thumb’.  Further details are available on the Parish website.

PARISH CENTRE

COFFEE SHOP: open Tues. – Fri. 9.30am – 3pm

SUNDAY TEA CLUB: after 10.30am Mass

SLIMMING WORLD: Monday 10am, 5.30pm, 7.30pm

ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB: Monday 7.30 pm

PARENTS & TODDLERS & BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUP: Tuesday 9.15am – 11.15am

PILATES Tuesday 7pm

ZUMBA: Tuesday 8.30pm – 9.30pm

KNITTING GROUP: Wednesday 10.30am

CEILI CLASS: Wednesday 8pm

PILATES: Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB Thursday 7.30pm

TAE KWON DO: Friday 3.45pm – 5.45pm

SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING: Friday 6pm

CÉILI: in the Parish Centre Friday 25 October, 9pm – 12.30am, music by Raymond Lunny, admission £5 (includes light supper); tickets available from the Parish Centre.

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto 5, 9, 10, 17; £25 to John Young, Mark Loughran, Eugene Kelly; Jackpot £3000; New Coaches needed, if you are interested please contact Sean McKay before 31 October.

ST. MALACHY G.A.C: Lotto 5, 8, 10, 22; £25 to Owen McKenna, Ciaran Lavery; Jackpot £1100.

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

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES

21 & 22 February, 21 & 22 March, 25 & 26 April, 23 & 24 May in Pastoral Centre Maghera – to book contact 028 7964 2983 / maghera@accordni.com.

FOOP YOUTH GROUP: Meeting in the Parish Centre today 1pm, contact Roisin 077 4287 1493 or email roisinmck@gmail.com.