Bulletin of 21 July 13

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


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

Weekdays: 11.00am (Mon. – Sat.), 7.30pm (Mon. & Wed.)

Confessions: Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

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

Altar Society: Group 4 S. Montgomery, R. McSwiggan, U. McLaughlin


Sunday: 9.30am; Weekdays: 7.30pm (Tues. & Thurs.)

Altar Society July: D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young

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


Vigil 6.15pm:        U. O’Kane                 C. Lawlor, D. McGuckin,

                                                            N. McGuckin

Sun. 8.00am:        Sr. Caitriona     A. McQuillan, R. McLaughlin

Sun. 10.30am:     J. Duggan                 B. McKee, J. McLaughlin, M. Trainor

Sun. 12 noon:       N. O’Connor     M. Logue, M. McGee, K. Quinn

C’dawson 9.30am D. McElwee    F. J. O’Kane


REMEMBER OUR DEAD: Pray for Doreen Duffy, Maureen Devlin (Ballinderry), Brigid Smart and Vincent McAnerney (Armagh) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week:

Sat. 20 July:         Frank McKenna, Davy McKenna

Sun. 21 July:        Brendan McCormack

Mon. 22 July:        Patsy Conway, Margaret Doyle, Joey O’Neill, Colm Toner

Tues. 23 July:      Margaret Mullan, Kathleen O’Neill, Patrick Gormley

Wed. 24 July:       John Kearney (1st Av. Magherafelt 7.30pm)

Thur. 25 July:       Patsy Monaghan

Fri. 26 July:          Patrick Gallagher, Anne Brennan, Maureen McCaughan, June Taylor (MM Magherafelt 7.30pm)

Sat. 27 July:         Christopher Monaghan


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY: Today we greet Charlie Simon Oliphant and Annie Rose Diamond who were baptised recently.

CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 14 July: Envelopes – £2060, Loose Plate – £660, S. Orders £715

CONGRATULATIONS to Dolan Heaney & Cheryl Sufferin and Ciaran O’Neill & Bernie Mulholland who were married recently.



There will be a second collection each week after communion when the fundraising envelopes can be returned, in order to keep them separate from the normal collection.


Of the many volunteers a small number have yet to be contacted because of problems with contact details.  If you have not been contacted kindly leave your details in the Parish Office or telephone 078 0375 9148.  Many thanks.


Quinn’s Corner Dungannon – Tuesday 20 & 27 August & 3 September, 7pm – 10pm; contact 028 3833 4781 or email armagh@accordni.com.

Pastoral Centre Maghera – Friday 13 & Saturday 14 September, Friday 25 & Saturday 26 October, Friday 22 & Saturday 23 November, Friday 10 & Saturday 11 January 2014, contact 028 7964 2983.

YOUTH 2000: Summer Festival Roscrea Thursday 15 August – Sunday 18 August, for young people aged 16-35, donation only, free buses available from towns throughout Ireland, contact 075 9887 6399, www.youth2000.ie.

LOUGH DERG: three day pilgrimage every day until Tues. 13 Aug; to book contact Maureen at the Lough Derg office on 028 6863 2391 or email info@loughderg.org.

PARISH CENTRE COFFEE SHOP: re-opens Tuesday 23 July 9.30am – 3pm.



SUNDAY TEA CLUB: after 10.30am Mass

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


ZUMBA: with Kelly, 8.30pm – 9.30pm, no booking necessary

PILATES: Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

TAE KWON DO: Friday 3.45pm – 5.45pm

PARISH CENTRE COFFEE SHOP: requires student volunteers aged 16 or over to support the Coffee Shop during the summer; hours may contribute towards John Paul II, Millennium Volunteer & Duke of Edinburgh awards; contact Mona for more information.

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto Mon. 8 July: 7, 11, 14, 18; £25 to: Liz O’Neill, Sean Purvis, Colette Young; Jackpot: £2850; Lotto Mon. 15 July: 5, 14, 16, 17; £25 to: Ciara Goddard, Geraldine Quinn, M. Mulholland; Jackpot: £2900; Rossa Óg: starts today.

BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS SUMMER SCHOOL has opened its doors and is filling up fast, for ages 3-6, 7-10, 10-16; contact Lisa on 077 9368 3456 or www.facebook.com/brightyoungthingsdrama for all dates and details; discounts available.

TROCAIRE: Slieve Donard Pilgrimage Sunday 28 July; booking is essential, for more information and to secure your place contact 0800 912 1200 or www.trocaire.org/pilgrimage.


N.I. BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE: St. Patrick’s Church Car Park Castledawson, Friday 9 August 4pm – 8pm; call 0500 534 666 or www.nibts.org.

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