PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Gates www.magherafeltparish.org
OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION, MAGHERAFELT
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 1 B. McCusker, R. Walls, M. McSwiggan
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am, Rosary – Tues. 7pm
Altar Society Feb. Group 2 J. Barry, P. Gallagher, L. Gallagher
1 Mar. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm M. Conlon C. Lawlor, A. Goddard, M. Gates
Sun. 10.30am C. Purvis G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,
Sun. 12 noon C. Trainor K. Donnelly, M. Murphy, E. Young
C’dawson 9am A. Brown N. O’Kane, R. O’Kane
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Philomena Bradley, Rosaleen Walls, Pat Brennan (Dublin) and Joe Hegarty (Maghera) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week
Sat. 22 Feb. Mary Moran
Sun. 23 Feb. Anne Louden Lynch, Agnes Heaney, Annie & Patrick Conway, Joe Rafferty, Josie Goff,
William Prendergast (MM)
Mon. 24 Feb. Brigid McGonigle, John Murray
Tues. 25 Feb. Jimmy Quinn, George Quinn, Pat Downey
Wed. 26 Feb. Dan Bradley
Thurs. 27 Feb.
Fri. 28 Feb. Kathleen McElhone, Annie Mary McKenna, Terry McKee
Sat. 29 Feb.
FEBRUARY DUES COLLECTION –
Magherafelt Envelopes – £1970, Loose Plate – £713; Castledawson Envelopes – £270, Loose Plate – £125
Total Standing Orders – £768
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Cían Patrick Young and Daniel Joseph McAuley who were baptised recently.
ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES CHURCH GATE COLLECTION, to enable the sick to travel to Lourdes, will be held today after all Masses. There will be no St. Vincent de Paul collection.
MILL HILL MISSIONARIES (St. Joseph’s Missionary Society) – will promote their missionary magazine ‘The Advocate’ at all Masses today.
Wednesday 26 February is ASH WEDNESDAY, the first day of Lent and a day of fast and abstinence.
Masses in Magherafelt – 7.30am, 9.30am, 11am & 7.30pm; Mass in Castledawson – 7.30pm
WEEKDAY MASSES DURING LENT
Monday 11am & 7.30pm
Tuesday – Friday 7.30am, 11am
TIME TO CONNECT – Christ Church Castledawson, Sundays in Lent commencing Sunday 1 March 4pm – 4.45pm, led by Christ Church & St. Patrick’s Castledawson, Church of Our Lady of the Assumption and other lay people. During this Lenten period, we invite you to spend some time in quiet reflection and prayer on the theme ‘I am not alone’; for those of all denominations & none, from every age group & from all walks of life, everyone welcome.
PARISH ENVELOPES The Parish Register is being updated for the New Envelopes which begin on Sunday 12 April. If you are not yet registered (i.e. do not receive a box of envelopes), are new to the Parish or if you have moved house since last year we would appreciate if you would contact the Parish Office with your details.
JACKPOT £2200, 45 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; come & support your Parish
EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – Tues – Fri 9am – 3pm
SUNDAY – COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass
MONDAY – BOWLING 7:30pm
TUESDAY – PARENTS & TODDLERS 9.15am; WHIST 2pm
WEDNESDAY – KNITTING 10.30am; PILATES Intermediate 6.30pm, 7.30pm, Beginners 8.30pm, contact Tanya 077 1316 1766; PILOXING 7pm
THURSDAY – TAE KWON DO 4pm; BOWLING 7:30pm
FRIDAY – SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE 6pm, contact Eugene 028 7964 3304
COFFEE MORNING – Saturday 7 March 10am – 2pm in aid of Habitat for Humanity, everyone welcome
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 7, 13, 27; £25 to Martin Loughran, Sean Purvis, Cormac McAlynn; Jackpots – £5000 & £4300; QPR Suicide Prevention Training Fri. 28 Feb. 6pm – 10.30pm
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 11, 13, 18, 19; £25 to Dolores Heaney, Colin Reid; Jackpot £1900; to take part in the fundraising Lotto contact Brendan Keenan 078 1087 1370; Football Training for Pre-School age group continues Sunday 10am, contact Paul Gribbin 079 2125 3293.
ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819
ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES
Pastoral Centre, Maghera – 17 & 18 April, 15 & 16 May, 2, 9, & 16 June, for details & booking www.courses.accord.ie