PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Branigan 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 followed by Benediction 7.15pm
Altar Society – Group 5 A. McVey, M. Purvis
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am
Altar Society Mar. Group 4 A. Martin, P. Hanson, M. Quinn
4 Mar. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm U. O’Kane C. McNamee, A. Goddard,
Sun. 10.30am C. McGarry E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,
Sun. 12 noon E. McKee E. Mulholland, M. McGee,
C’dawson 9am S. McKenna C. McKenna, S. McGuckin
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Annie Vasquez (née McKee), Ellen Patricia (Pat) McCusker, Desmond (Des) Brown, May O’Hagan, Felix O’Kane, Peggy Beattie, Henry McGlone (Newbridge) and Bridget Gallagher (Stewartstown) who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –
Sat. 24 Feb. Brigid McGonigle, James Joseph Fox
Sun. 25 Feb. Jimmy Quinn, Anne MacFalone, Pat Downey, John Murray,
Joan Cassidy (MM 12 noon Magherafelt)
Mon. 26 Feb. Dan Bradley,
Maggie Taylor (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)
Tues. 27 Feb.
Wed. 28 Feb. Kathleen McElhone, Annie Mary McKenna, Terry McKee
Thur. 1 Mar. Eileen O’Loughlin,
Paddy Joe O’Neill (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)
Fri. 2 Mar. Bernard Walls, Sheila Barr,
Jackie Donnelly (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)
Sat 3 Mar. Stephen O’Kane, Mary Wilson, Frankie Mullan, Patrick O’Kane,
Theresa Cartin (MM 11am Magherafelt)
LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION
Magherafelt Envelopes – £1878, Loose Plate – £523
Castledawson Envelopes – £303, Loose Plate – £93
Total Standing Orders – £715
3rd NATIONAL COLLECTION FOR WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES will be held today, please give as generously as you can.
ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES CHURCH GATE COLLECTION Many thanks for your generosity last weekend, total amount collected – £2015.45; you will be remembered in prayers at Lourdes. Thanks also to St. Vincent de Paul for standing down on the day.
Weekday Masses in Magherafelt during Lent – Monday 7.30am, 11am & 7.30pm
Tuesday – Friday 7.30am, 11am
Please collect your TROCAIRE boxes in the Church.
FIRST FRIDAY OF MARCH – Mass for the First Friday at 7.30pm in Magherafelt (due to Month’s Mind); the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt
There will be Rosary in St. Patrick’s Church Castledawson every Tuesday 7pm.
SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 27 February 7.30pm
YEAR OF THE FAMILY – parents & young adults are encouraged to read & discuss ‘Amoris Laetitia’ (The Joy of Love), a book written by Pope Francis.
PARISH REGISTRATION – If you are new to the Parish or if you have moved house since last year please contact the Parish Office as soon as possible so your details can be added to the Parish Register.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819
Jackpot £2550 or £200 if not won on the night, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish
EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm; ‘Wednesday Pie Day’
SUNDAY – COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass;
MONDAY – ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7.30pm
TUESDAY – PARENTS & TODDLERS; WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm; ZUMBA 8pm
WEDNESDAY – KNITTING 10.30am; PILATES 7pm & 8.15pm; PILOXING 7pm; YOGA 8pm
THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm; TAE KWON DO 4pm; BOWLS 7.30pm
FRIDAY – SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING 6pm
LENTEN RESOLUTIONS? Would you like to spend some time in understanding the Mass better, especially the Old Testament Readings? Each Wednesday at 7.30pm Sr. Rose will hold a session in the Convent House, ending with a Passover Meal on the last evening, a fitting preparation for Easter. Everyone welcome
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 18, 19, 22, 30; £25 to Collette Martin, Peggy Purvis, Marty McAteer; Jackpot £2800
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 11, 16, 21; £25 to Danny Devlin, Padraig McAlynn; Jackpot £3300
MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FC – Mini Soccer returns Saturday 10am – 11am in Meadowbank 3G, cost £3, everyone welcome
MARIE CURIE Great Daffodil Street Collection in Magherafelt, Saturday 24 March, if you can spare two hours to volunteer please contact Heather Miller 028 9088 2068 or 079 2024 5454