PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Mgr. O’Byrne www.magherafeltparish.org
OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION, MAGHERAFELT
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
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
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
1 MAR. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
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,
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
FEBRUARY DUES COLLECTION Sunday 15 February
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.
WEEKDAY MASS TIMES DURING LENT
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.
A NEW BEGINNING
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