Bulletin of 22 February 15

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Mgr. O’Byrne                 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 2 M. McMahon, M.     Gates




Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday     & Thursday 7.30pm


Altar Society Feb. Group     2 V. Collins, P. Gallagher, L. Gallagher


Mass on First Friday (November – March) 7.30pm




Vigil 6.15pm         U. O’Kane                 T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley


Sun. 8.00am         C. O’Kane                 Sr. Margaret, M. Ludlow, N. Kerr


Sun. 10.30am      J. O’Brien          E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,


                                                            M.     Treanor


Sun. 12 noon        E. McKee           W. Cassidy, M. Treharne, R. Tohill


C’dawson 9.30am C. Bell             N. Bell, E. McElwee


REMEMBER     OUR DEAD Pray for Matilda (Tillie) McSwiggan, Rita     Hughes, Ciaran Kilpatrick, Catherine O’Gormley, Mary Imelda Hughes and Henry     (Barber) O’Neill who died recently & for the following whose     anniversaries occur this week –


Sat.     21 Feb.          Dodo Walsh, Tommy McGuckin, Rosemary Walls,


                                Kathleen West (1st Av.),


                                Joe Rafferty (1st Av. 6.15pm     Magherafelt)


Sun. 22 Feb.         Frank Martin, Mary Moran, Gerard     McKeown, Agnes Heaney


Mon. 23 Feb.         Joe Rafferty, Brigid McGonigle (1st     Av. Coolcalm 7.30pm) Henry O’Neill (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)


Tues. 24 Feb.       Jim Joe Fox, John Murray


Wed. 25 Feb.        Jimmy Quinn, Pat Downey


Thurs. 26 Feb.      Dan Bradley


Fri. 27 Feb.            Maggie Carmichael (MM     Magherafelt 7.30pm)


Sat.     28 Feb.          Kathleen McElhone, Annie Mary McKenna, Terry McKee








Magherafelt     Envelopes – £4155, Loose Plate – £671


Castledawson     Envelopes – £525, Loose Plate – £115


Total S. Orders £715




WELCOME     TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Sienna Kelly-Kaura,     Niamh Kathleen Pickering and Fiadh Mary Ann Hamill who were baptised     recently.




Our Lady of the Assumption     Magherafelt


7.30am (Monday – Friday),     11am (Monday – Saturday), 7.30pm (Monday & Wednesday)


St Patrick’s Castledawson     7.30pm (Tuesday & Thursday)



By popular demand the Magherafelt Parish     Pastoral Council invite you to


                                                                                                               – It’s YOUR     story!


Our journey around the world and deep into     the faith continues this week.


Episode     2     ‘Happy are we – The Teachings of Jesus


The episode will be followed by a short     discussion of the episode and its content.      Join us on Wednesday 25     February 8pm in the Parish Centre Board Room





LENTEN DEVOTION A lay person’s look at the Psalms, Friday 27 February 7.30pm     Parish Centre Boardroom; all welcome; bring your Bible.





Every day is a new beginning


Treat it that way


Stay away from what might have been


And look at what can be.




Let us try very hard to make each day of     Lent be a new beginning.



HOLY FAMILY SISTERS wish to thank     all those who helped in any way to prepare for and celebrate their one     hundred and twenty five years of ministry in this Parish of Magherafelt.











SUNDAY BINGO     commences in the Parish Centre     Sunday 1 March 7.30pm, doors open 7pm




COFFEE     SHOP open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm SUNDAY TEA CLUB after 10.30am Mass


LATIN     SALSA Monday 7pm


ST.     JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB Monday 7.30pm


PARENTS     & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15 –     11.15am


PILATES     Tuesday 7pm


ZUMBA     Tuesday 8.30pm


KNITTING     GROUP Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm


PILATES     Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm


CEILI     CLASS Wednesday 8.15pm


ST.     JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB Thursday     7.30pm


PILOXING Thursday     8pm


TAE KWON DO Friday     4pm – 6pm


IRISH DANCING Friday     6pm





Powerful     testimonies of lives being restored by Jesus Monday     23 February 7.30pm in Parish Centre (Coffee Shop); a young man will share     how God has delivered him from a life of drug addiction.




O’DONOVAN     ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 10, 20, 21; £25 to Bernie Kelly, Gary     Rafferty, Mal McKee; Jackpot £6150; U16     Camogie Meadowbank Monday 23 February 6.45pm, new players welcome; ‘The Very Very Late Late Show’ in     the Parish Centre Friday 6 & Saturday 7 March, tickets from Kerr’s     Shop, cast members & Parish Centre; Prizegiving Sat. 14 Mar.


ST.     MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 9, 17, 24; £25 to J. B.     McKenna, Collie Diamond; Jackpot £1500




QUIZ in Moyola Park Golf Club Friday     27 February 8pm, proceeds in aid of Special Olympics Magherafelt.


ARMAGH     DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES – 5 days, 12 May     from Belfast, £575, contact Eugene 079 2802 4985 or Joe 075 2353 8402 for     more details.




SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – contact     028 7930 0819