Bulletin of 22 December 2019

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Branigan                                                                     www.magherafeltparish.org


Saturday Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday 10.30am, 12noon

Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

Baptisms Sunday 1pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance

Eucharistic Adoration Monday after 11am Mass, Benediction 7.15pm

Altar Society – Group 4 E. Gogarty, U. McLaughlin, M. Campbell

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am, Rosary – Tuesday 7pm

Altar Society Dec. Group 5 B. Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster

29 Dec.                  READERS            EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         F. Young            S. Speirs, E. Bradley, P. McKee

Sun. 10.30am      P. O’Kane         E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin

Sun. 12 noon        L. McNally         K. Donnelly, M. Murphy,

                                                            A. McAllister

C’dawson 9am                                 N. O’Kane, R. O’Kane

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Joe Heaney, Brigid Murray and May Gallagher who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week

Sat. 21 Dec.         Josie Lagan, Bridget Niblock, Mary O’Hagan, Margaret Gallagher, Patsy Bateson

Sun. 22 Dec.        Louis Doyle, Annie Berryman, Ena Agnew, Bernie Browne, Catherine O’Hagan

Mon. 23 Dec.       Mary Walls, Jim Cassidy, Annie McKenna, Denis Bradley, Sarah Rocks, Sadie Devlin, Fr. Harry McFaul

Tues. 24 Dec.      Sheelagh McGlade, Leo Valentine, Annie McCusker, Dominic Gormley, Roseanne Muldoon

Wed. 25 Dec.       Josephine Henry, Susan Rose McGovern, Michael McKee, Ann Bradley, Hugh Cudden

Thurs. 26 Dec.    Peggy Henry, Irene Gallagher, Bernard O’Kane, Bernie McLaughlin, Moira O’Brien

Fri. 27 Dec.          Willie Taylor, Bridget Collins, George Gallagher

Sat. 28 Dec.         Bronagh McCabe, Henry McGarry, Mary Scullion,

                                Charlie Doyle (MM 12 noon Cookstown),

                                Anna Dobbin (1st Av 6.15pm Magherafelt)


Magherafelt Envelopes – £1838, Loose Plate – £740; Castledawson Envelopes – £341, Loose Plate – £115

Total Standing Orders – £768


CONGRATULATIONS to Ashlene O’Kane & Brian O’Neill who were married recently.






Magherafelt – today 5pm


Monday 23 December after 11am & 7.30pm Masses in Magherafelt

Christmas Eve Masses

7pm Castledawson

9pm Magherafelt

Christmas Day Masses

9am Castledawson

10.30am, 12 noon Magherafelt


The Priests and Pastoral Council wish you and your family a happy & joyful Christmas.


PARISH CENTRE              


JACKPOT £2750, turkeys & treats as well as usual prizes and special prize for best Christmas outfit on the night , 45 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; come & support your Parish for a fantastic night out

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – The Bistro will be closed from Monday 23 December & will re-open Thursday 2 January 9am.  We would like to wish our customers a very Happy Christmas.


SUNDAY – COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 19, 20, 23, 27; £25 to Jean Ledgewood, Michael Purvis, Ciara Goddard; Jackpot £5000

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 6, 7, 17; £25 to Odhran Mullan, George Hickson; Jackpot £1000 with the annual draw of Christmas treats in addition to two £25 lucky dips; for Lotto contact Brendan Keenan (078 1087 1370); To all club members -‘Wishing you happiness for Christmas & the New Year’ – Beannachtai na Nollag agus Athbhliain faoi mhaise.

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819