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
Monday – Saturday 11.00am, Monday 7.30pm
Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm
Baptisms Sunday 1.00pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance.
Altar Society – Group 4 E. Gogarty, R. McSwiggan, U. McLaughlin
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
First Friday (Nov. – Mar.) 7.30pm
Altar Society Dec. Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young
ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (Apr. – Oct.) 7.30pm
29 DEC. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm: M Conlon C. McNamee, P. Quinn, P. McKee
Sun. 8.00am: F. Flynn G. Rafferty, K. Lennon
Sun. 10.30am: J. Duggan B. McErlain, J. Lynch, D. Bradley
Sun. 12 noon: A. Treharne A. O’Brien, H. Cassidy, A. McAllister
C’dawson 9.30am B. Foster B. O’Kane, P. McKeever
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Mary McGeown and John Mulgrew who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week:
Sat. 21 Dec: Brigid Niblock, Mary O’Hagan, Margaret Gallagher
Sun. 22 Dec: Catherine O’Hagan, Bernie Browne, Louis Doyle, Annie Berryman, Corney O’Neill,
Ena Agnew (1st Av. 10.30am Magherafelt)
Mon. 23 Dec: Mary Walls, Denis Bradley, Philomena Skinner, Sarah Rocks, Sadie Devlin, Jim Cassidy, Teresa O’Brien
Tues. 24 Dec: Sheila McGlade, Leo Valentine, Dominic Gormley, Sarah Ann McNabb, Roseanne Muldoon, Cissie O’Neill
Wed. 25 Dec: Michael McKee, Susan McGovern, Ann Bradley, Margaret Stuart, Joe Devlin,
Josephine Henry (1st Av.)
Thur. 26 Dec: Peggy Henry, Bertie O’Kane, Bernadette Bradley
Fri. 27 Dec: George Gallagher, Millie McFlynn
Sat. 28 Dec:
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 15 December Envelopes – £2045, Loose Plate – £951, S. Orders £715
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY: Today we greet Indi Murray who was baptised recently.
INTERNAL WORK TO THE CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION
The total cost of work to the Church was £102,540. Thanks to all who have contributed to the project. To date we have collected over £50,000. We would ask those who have not yet contributed to view the work and to consider doing so.
The Priests and Pastoral Council of the Parish of Magherafelt & Castledawson wish you and your family Peace, Love and Joy this Christmas. Please join us at our Christmas Services.
Parish Carol Service today 8.00pm Magherafelt
Confessions in Week Leading up to Christmas
Monday 23 December after 11.00am & 7.30pm Masses Magherafelt
Christmas Eve Masses
Christmas Day Masses
8.00am, 10.30am, 12 noon Magherafelt
For more information & updates, go to www.magherafeltparish.org
ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES
Quinn’s Corner Dungannon – Tuesday 7 & 14 & Monday 20 January; also Monday 4 & 10 & Tuesday 18 February 7pm – 10pm; contact 028 3833 4781 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pastoral Centre Maghera – 21 & 22 February, 21 & 22 March, 25 & 26 April, 23 & 24 May; contact 028 7964 2983 or email email@example.com.
COFFEE SHOP: open Tues. – Fri. 9.30am – 3pm
The Coffee Shop will be closed on Tuesday 24 December and will reopen Tuesday 7 January.
The staff & volunteers of the Parish Centre Coffee Shop would like to wish all our customers a Happy Christmas & a Joyful New Year. Many thanks for your support throughout the year and we look forward to seeing you in 2014.
SUNDAY TEA CLUB after 10.30am Mass
SLIMMING WORLD: Monday 10am, 5.30pm, 7.30pm
The Staff of Magherafelt Parish Centre would like to say thank you to all the volunteers who assisted at the St. Vincent de Paul & Lions Club Senior Citizens’ Christmas Dinner.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL: contact 028 7930 0819 / 075 0854 9585.
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto 2, 4, 13, 14; £25 to Joe Cassidy, Kevin Walls, Joe Cunningham; Jackpot £3000.
ST. MALACHY G.A.C: Lotto 3, 12, 14, 22; £25 to Mary McHugh, Chris McNicholl; Jackpot £700.
HOLY FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL & NURSERY UNIT – Application forms for enrolment in both the Nursery Unit (children born on or between 2 July 2010 & 1 July 2011, and 2 July 2011 & 1 July 2012) & the Primary School (children born on or between 2 July 2009 & 1 July 2010) should be completed & returned to the school with the child’s birth certificate by 12.00 noon Friday 10 January.
N.I. BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE: St. Patrick’s Church Car Park Castledawson, Friday 27 December 4pm – 8pm; call 0500 534 666 or www.nibts.org.
NEWBRIDGE COMHALTAS: monthly music session Thursday 2 January in The Elk, commencing with Junior Session 7.30pm – 8.45pm, £3 including light supper, for more details www.newbridge-cce.com.