Bulletin of 22 July 18

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 2 M. McMahon, T. McMahon, M. Gates


Altar Society July Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young

29 July                  READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         M. Conlon         C. McNamee, A. Goddard,

                                                            C. Lawlor

Sun. 10.30am      Sr. Caitriona     E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                            C. Shields

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

                                                            D. Loughran

C’dawson 9am     S. McKenna      F. J. O’Kane, L. Brown

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Gerry Moore who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 21 July          Brendan McCormack

Sun. 22 July         Joseph O’Neill, Don McCann, Priscilla McCarron, Colum Toner,

                                Rose Hughes (1st Av. 9am Castledawson)

Mon. 23 July        Kathleen O’Neill, Margaret Mullan

Tues. 24 July       John Kearney

Wed. 25 July        Sarah McGlone, Patsy Monaghan, Michael Curtis

Thur. 26 July        Maureen McCaughan, Patrick Gallagher, Anne Brennan

Fri. 27 July           Christopher Monaghan, Charlie McKeever,

                                Sheila Mulholland (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Sat 28 July           Tony O’Neill, Jane Tohill


Magherafelt Envelopes – £1665, Loose Plate – £580

Castledawson Envelopes – £430, Loose Plate – £123

Total Standing Orders – £768


Thank you so much to all those who have kindly carried out these important ministries, our parish would not be as fruitful without you all; the new rota will commence Sunday 5 August.  We are looking for new Eucharistic Minister volunteers for our new rota, if you would like to volunteer please contact Fr Gates.

If you are no longer able to carry out your duties please contact the office to have your name removed from the list, 028 7963 3635 / office@magherafeltparish.org.


As we look forward to the World Meeting of Families, Relics of Saints Louis and Zelie Martin and their daughter, Saint Therese of Lisieux will visit St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh on Sunday 12 August.  The Relics will arrive at the Cathedral for 11am Mass on that morning and they will leave at 9am on Monday 13 August.


Pastoral Centre, Maghera – 2, 9, & 16 October and 23 & 24 November; Quinn’s Corner, Dungannon – 9, 16, 23 October & 6, 13, 20 November; for details & online booking see www.courses.accord.ie

LOUGH DERG – You may begin the Three Day Pilgrimage on any day up to and including Monday 13 August, advance booking is not necessary, contact Lorraine 00353 71 9861518 or info@loughderg.org


ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

PARISH CENTRE              


Jackpot £3600 or £200 if not won on the night, 47 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish


EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm; Wednesday Salad Day

WEDNESDAY – WYSE BITES Kids Workshop P1 – P4, 1pm – 3pm, contact Joanna 077 8872 2401;

PILATES 7pm, 8.15pm


THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm; WYSE BITES Kids Workshop P5 – Yr8, 1pm – 3pm, contact Joanna 077 8872 2401;



ST. VINCENT DE PAUL ANNUAL TRIP TO NEWCASTLE – Saturday 4 August, bus leaving 9.30am sharp from Church gate, if you are interested please contact 028 7930 0819 leaving your name & details

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 8, 17, 22, 28; £25 to Sharon McElwee, C. Quinn, Claire Lupari; Jackpot £1600


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 7, 13, 23; £25 to Claire Heaney, Katie McKenna; Jackpot £1100


MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FC – Sky Blues pre-season training Tuesdays 7pm at Spires Park, everyone welcome; all former youth players are encouraged to attend; for more information please check out our Facebook page

PEACE IV COMMUNITIES PROGRAMME – ‘Community Integration Project’ information evening for potential participants Tuesday 24 July 7pm – 9pm in Magherafelt Community Support Centre, contact chris.pollock@stepni.org or 028 7963 3079 for information & to confirm attendance