Bulletin of 24 Jan 16

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 6 B. Morgan, A. Doyle, C. Devlin


Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm

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

31 Jan.                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          M. McLaughlin  T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley

Sun. 8.00am         Sr. Caitriona      Sr. Margaret, M. Ludlow, N. Kerr

Sun. 10.30am       R. Clayton         Eddie Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                        M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        F. Convery        W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                        Emer Bradley

C’dawson 9.30am S. McKenna     N. O’Kane, C. Diamond

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Nora MacBride, Michelle Pooley (née Young), Marc Bigger, Mary Dougan, Mary McDermott, Clare Eagleton, Kevin Scullion and Mary Devlin who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 23 Jan.          Sister Marie de Lourdes, Willie & Brigid Johnston, Johnena Duffy, Teresa Conway, Arthur Shivers, Alice McCorry, Gerard McKeown

Sun. 24 Jan.        Mary Branney, Robert Hyland, Florence McIlroy, Henry McCorry, Adrian Heaney, Susan Martin, Ellen Branniff

Mon. 25 Jan.        James Scullion, James Ludlow

Tues. 26 Jan.       Teresa McDonald, Una Irvine, Eamon Kelly,

                              Moira O’Brien (MM 11am Magherafelt),

                              Imelda Hughes (1st Av 7.30pm Castledawson)

Wed. 27 Jan.        Andy O’Kane

Thur. 28 Jan.       Johnny Magee, Sarah Doherty

Fri. 29 Jan.           Catherine McGuckin, Mary Graham,

                              Maggie Carmichael (1st Av 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Sat. 30 Jan.          Annie McGlade, Charles Conway, Frank Mulholland, Barney Bradley, Sarah Walls, Moira & Paddy Gormley, John Kerrigan, Teresa Doherty,

                              Ciaran Kilpatrick (1st Av 6.15pm Magherafelt)


CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 17 January –

Magherafelt Envelopes – £1817, Loose Plate – £868; Castledawson Envelopes – £372, Loose Plate – £123;

Total S. Orders £715

GIFT programme (for Year 8) – Session 3 will be held on Friday 29 January 7pm – 9pm in the Parish Centre.  The theme will be ‘Something artistic…’ why not come along and try it out; contact 028 7930 0340 for more information.

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES Pastoral Centre Maghera – 29 & 30 April, 20 & 21 May contact 028 7964 2983, or email maghera@accordni.com

Quinn’s Corner Dungannon – 11, 18 & 25 February, 3, 10 & 17 May; to book contact 028 3833 4781; www.courses.accord.ie


Thursday 12 May – Tuesday 17 May (€730 from Belfast); contact Joe 075 2353 8402 / Eugene 079 2802 4985; substantial subsidies & special arrangements available for assisted pilgrims.

QUIET DAYS FOR BUSY PEOPLE – Knock Shrine one day retreat Saturday 6 February, €30 including lunch, registration 9.45am, contact 00 353 949388100 or email faithrenewal@knockshrine.ie

DROMANTINE LENTEN RETREAT DAYS – Saturday 20 February & Saturday 12 March 10am – 5pm; for enquiries please contact admin@dromontineconference.com or 028 3082 1964.


PARISH CENTRE              Find us on Facebook

SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £2450; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish


EXPRESSIONS BISTRO open Tues. – Fri. 9am – 3pm

SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB – Monday 7.30pm

WHIST Tuesday 2pm

PILATES – Tuesday 7pm

ZUMBA – Tuesday 8.30pm – 9.30pm

KNITTING GROUP – Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm

PILATES – Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

CEILI DANCING – Wednesday 8.15pm

ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB – Thursday 7.30pm

PILOXING – Thursday 8pm – 9pm

TAE KWON DO – Friday 4pm – 6pm


ST. PATRICK’S SNOOKER CLUB Sun–Fri. from 7pm; SNOOKER EXHIBITION featuring Mark Allen Friday 29 January 7.30pm, tickets £10 & £5, contact Brian 078 0354 7405


HOLY FAMILY LAY ASSOCIATES – Meeting in the Convent House, Monday 25 January 7.30pm

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 8, 9, 12, 20; £25 to Joe Loane, Brigid Murray, Richard McKenna; Jackpot £1150; AGM Thursday 28 January 8pm

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 12, 16, 19; £25 to Roisin Brown, Niall McNicholl; Jackpot £600

ST. MARY’S GRAMMAR SCHOOL OPEN EVENINGS Wednesday 27 January or Thursday 28 January, Principal’s Address in the Assembly Hall at 7pm for all P6 & P7 pupils and their parents

VINCENT’S CHARITY SHOP thank everyone for their donations last year; volunteers urgently required for the shop contact Sandra 028 7930 0819.

ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY CARER SUPPORT GROUP The Lurach Centre, Maghera, Tues. 26 Jan. 7pm – 8.30pm, contact Mona 028 8676 5888