Bulletin of 24 July 16

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Mc Anerney                                                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 2 M. McMahon, M. Gates


Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm

Altar Society July Group 4 A. Martin, P. Hanson, M. Quinn


ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (May – Sept.) 7.30pm


Vigil 6.15pm          F. Young           M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee

Sun. 8.00am         F. Gallagher      A. McQuillan, R. McLaughlin

Sun. 10.30am       T. White             R. Tohill, J. Clayton, R. Clayton

Sun. 12 noon        N. O’Connor      K. Donnelly, L. O’Neill, A. McAllister

C’dawson 9.30am A. Brown          C. McKenna, S. McGuckin


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Elizabeth White, Josie O’Kane and Mary McKenna who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 23 July          Kathleen O’Neill, Margaret Mullan, Patrick Gormley

Sun. 24 July        John Kearney, Alphonsus & Joan Blaney, Anne McKee, Ciaran McKee

Mon. 25 July        Patrick Gallagher, Michael Curtis, Davey McKenna, Sarah McGlone, Patsy Monaghan

Tues. 26 July       Maureen McCaughan, Anne Brennan

Wed. 27 July        Christopher Monaghan,

                              Josie Cushley (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Thur. 28 July       Tony O’Neill, Charlie McKeever

Fri. 29 July           George Gibson

Sat. 30 July          Malachy O’Kane, Brigid Heavron



Magherafelt Envelopes – £1895, Loose Plate – £665

Castledawson Envelopes – £257, Loose Plate – £103

Total Standing Orders – £715



Sr. Mary Gallagher will speak at all Masses this weekend to promote Mission awareness.  There will be a collection to support the work of the sisters’ missionary involvement.  This collection will take place after Communion at all Masses.


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Alex James McKeever who was baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Kerrie Lawlor & Vincent Dougan who were married recently.


EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION & READERS Thank you so much to all those who have kindly carried out these important ministries; the new rota will commence Sunday 7 August.  Copies will be available in the Sacristy next weekend or emailed if you have provided an e-mail address.

LOUGH DERG – Three Day Pilgrimage for more information contact the Lough Derg office on 028 6863 2391 / 00353 719 861 518 or email info@loughderg.org.

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES Pastoral Centre Maghera – contact 028 7964 2983, or email maghera@accordni.com

Quinn’s Corner Dungannon – contact 028 3833 4781; www.courses.accord.ie



PARISH CENTRE              Find us on Facebook

SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £1900 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm

ZUMBA – Tuesday 8.30pm

PILATES – Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

TAE KWON DO – Thursday 4pm – 6pm

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 26, 28, 29; £25 to Chloe McFadden, Peter Spiers, Calum McKay; Jackpot £1400

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 10, 11, 13; £25 to Anna B. Cushley, Kieran O’Kane; Jackpot £2900

ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY CARER SUPPORT GROUP The Lurach Centre, Maghera, Tuesday 26 July 7pm – 8.30pm.  If you would benefit from practical information and emotional support you are encouraged to attend, light refreshments will be provided; for more information contact Mona 028 8676 5888.


BIKE AID AFRICA – If you have an old but serviceable hybrid/mountain bike you don’t need, would you consider donating it to Bike Aid Africa?  Bikes will go to Madagascar via Adsum.  Bikes may be dropped off at The Eel Fishery in Toome or text David Macauley 078 0266 0433* if collection is required.