PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. McAnerney 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 1 B. McCusker, R. Walls, M. McSwiggan
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
Altar Society Apr. Group 1 M. Wilson, M. Robinson
ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (May – Sept.) 7.30pm
1 MAY READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm J. McCormack M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill
Sun. 8.00am Sr. Caitriona A. McQuillan, R. McLaughlin
Sun. 10.30am C. Purvis C. Shields, J. Lynch, N. Walls
Sun. 12 noon L. McNally B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin
C’dawson 9.30am C. Bell B. O’Kane, P. McKeever
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Fr. Patrick McVeigh (Ballymena), Eamon Devlin (Cookstown) and Winifred Walls (England) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –
Sat. 23 Apr. James McCarron, Charles McKeever, Eamon Gilmore, Rose Maynes
Sun. 24 Apr. Mary Murray, Colm Madden
Mon. 25 Apr. Terence Devlin, Frank Donnelly, Mary (Mollie) Gilmore,
Sean Agnew (1st Av. 7.30pm Magherafelt)
Tues. 26 Apr. Rose O’Donnell, Cissie Maguire, Charles McKay, James O’Hagan
Wed. 27 Apr. John McGeown, Fred White, Michael James & Mary Ann O’Neill
Thur. 28 Apr. Helen Gibson, Francie Murray
Fri. 29 Apr. Elizabeth Ann Mitchell, Tommy Scullion,
Marie McGuckin (MM Milltown 7.30pm)
Sat. 30 Apr. Susan Dowds, Elizabeth Scullion
(Brian McDonnell MM Sunday 1 May 12noon)
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 17 April –
Magherafelt Envelopes – £2158, Loose Plate – £722; Castledawson Envelopes – £357, Loose Plate – £169;
TROCAIRE COLLECTION – £12,695
SPECIAL COLLECTION FOR THE PEOPLE OF UKRAINE – Pope Francis has asked that all Parishes in Europe hold a special collection for the suffering people of Ukraine. This collection will take place today after Communion at all Masses.
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Rhys Devon McSwiggan who was baptised recently.
CONGRATULATIONS to Keira Quinn and Chris O’Kane who were married recently.
THE ‘BRIDGE’ PREPARATION PROGRAMME’ for First Holy Communion concludes in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption on Friday 29 April at 7.30pm. All parents & guardians of those preparing for First Holy Communion are asked to please attend.
PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO THE MASS ROCK IN GLENSHANE FOREST Sunday 12 June with Mass 1pm
Deacon Damien Quigley will be ordained by Archbishop Eamon Martin on Sunday 26 June at 3pm in his Parish church of Dundalk. As a consequence of this, Graveyard Sunday will be at 12noon in St. John’s Milltown; there will be no Mass at 12noon in Magherafelt on that day.
OUR LADY OF LOURDES PILGRIMAGE SOCIETY – 46th Annual Pilgrimage to Lourdes, 11 – 16 July, from Belfast International, staying at Hotel Agena; contact Kathleen McCann 028 7963 2205 / 077 1970 1925.
HOLY FAMILY LAY ASSOCIATES meeting in Convent House Monday 25 April 7.30pm
MAGHERAFELT APOSTOLIC WORKERS – Annual Collection will be held on Sunday 8 May after all Masses; all proceeds go directly to the Missions.
PARISH CENTRE Find us on Facebook
SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £1250 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1
If you are interested in volunteering with us please contact Pat on 028 7963 1726 / 078 7252 5938.
EXPRESSIONS BISTRO open Tues – Fri 9am – 3pm
SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass
REELROBICS commences Monday 7pm
PARENTS & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15am – 11.15am
WHIST Tuesday 2pm, new players most welcome
PILATES –Tuesday 7pm
ZUMBA – Tuesday 8.30pm
KNITTING GROUP – Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm
PILATES – Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm
PILOXING – Thursday 8pm
TAE KWON DO – Thursday 4pm – 6pm
SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING – Thursday 6pm – 8pm
YOGA Friday 10am, contact Inga 077 3381 1037
ST. PATRICK’S SNOOKER CLUB Sun–Fri. from 7pm
OLD TIME & SEQUENCE DANCE Friday 29 April 8pm – 11.30pm; music by Liam McLaughlin; admission £4, supper included; proceeds in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support
DOGS TRUST POP-UP CLINIC Tuesday 3 & Wednesday 4 May from 11am, contact 028 2566 1005
VINTAGE COFFEE MORNING Saturday 7 May 10am – 2pm, proceeds in aid of Our Lady of Lourdes Pilgrimage Society
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 6, 9, 18; £25 to Ozzy Higgins, Shea Atchison, Willie Higgins; Jackpot £1500; Big Breakfast Sunday 8 May 9.30am
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 4, 13, 18; £25 to Dara Shivers, Odhran McKenna; Jackpot £1600
ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY CARER SUPPORT GROUP The Lurach Centre, Maghera, Tuesday 26 April 7pm – 8.30pm, contact Mona 028 8676 5888