Bulletin of 25 May 14

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

Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

Baptisms Sunday 1.00pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance.

Altar Society – Group 5 M. Campbell, A. McCrystal, C. McKay



Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm

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


ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (Apr. – Oct.) 7.30pm


Vigil 6.15pm:        P. Deehan         T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley

Sun. 8.00am:        Sr. Caitriona     M. Duncan, B. McLarnon

Sun. 10.30am:     C. McGarry        B. McKee, R. Tohill, M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon:       J. Clayton          B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9.30am P. Hanson       B. McMullan, C. Diamond


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Eugene Beattie, Dermot Browne, Pat O’Neill and Joe Scott (Enniskillen) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week:

Sat. 24 May          Teresa McKeever, Margaret O’Hagan

Sun. 25 May         Hugh Thomas Graham, Mary & Joseph McNulty, John & Catherine McGurk, Gerry & Teresa Lynch, Jimmy Donnelly, Freddie Gallagher, Gretta Conway

Mon. 26 May         Hugh McGuckin, Tommy Maguire, Fr. Michael Devane, Philomena Hopkins (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 27 May       Patrick O’Neill, James Bothwell

Wed. 28 May        Thomas & John Devlin

Thur. 29 May        Annie McKee

Fri. 30 May           

Sat. 31 May         




CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 18 May Envelopes – £2185, Loose Plate – £774, S. Orders £715


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Patryk Wojewodzki, Ruairi James Shouldice, Ryan Patrick Daly and Tommy John Spillane who were baptised recently.


GRAVEYARD SUNDAY will take place on Sunday 29 June at 3pm.



Our heartfelt thanks to all those ministers who perform such an important role in the Parish; the Eucharistic Ministers’ rota from August is now being planned.  Please inform the Parish Office if you are no longer able to commit to this ministry.  Thank you.


ASSUME Summer Camp Greenhill Centre, Newcastle, for 12-14 year olds, 11 – 15 August & 18 – 22 August places limited, closing date 12 June, cost £180, contact 028 3752 3084 or email armaghyouth@yahoo.co.uk


LOUGH DERG contact Maureen or Sharon 00353 719861518 for information on pilgrimages, day retreats and reflection days or email info@loughderg.org, www.loughderg.org.

OUR LADY OF LOURDES PILGRIMAGE SOCIETY 44th Annual Pilgrimage to Lourdes 11 – 16 July, from Belfast, staying at Hotel Agena; contact Kathleen McCann 028 7963 2205 / 077 1970 1925.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL 028 7930 0819 / 075 0854 9585





COFFEE SHOP Tuesday – Friday

STUDENT VOLUNTEERS required for the Parish Centre Coffee Shop for the summer months; hours may contribute to John Paul II, Millennium Volunteer & Duke of Edinburgh Awards; students must be 16 or over; contact Mona 078 7252 5938.

SUNDAY TEA CLUB after 10.30am Mass

PARENTS & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15am – 11.15am

PILATES new 4 week course commences Tuesday 3 June 7pm, contact Therese 028 7963 2142

ZUMBA Tuesday 8.30pm – 9.30pm

PILATES Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

PILOXING Thursday 8.30pm – 9.30pm

TAE KWON DO Friday 3.30pm – 5.30pm


YOUTH CLUB Friday 7pm


MEMORIES OF MAGHERAFELT Do you have any photos of life in Magherafelt from the 1900’s to the present day; photos of people, places & occasions from years gone by?  If so, are you interested in sharing them?  All photos should be left with Mona in the Parish Centre.  Photos will be returned once copies have been made.


HOLY FAMILY ASSOCIATES – meeting in the Convent House, Monday 26 May 7.30pm.


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto 13, 15, 18, 20; £25 to May Curry, Patsy Devlin, Lily Monaghan; Jackpot £3000; MacFlynn Suite available for hire (free of charge) contact Siobhan Toner 077 6277 3839.


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C: Lotto 3, 18, 21, 23; £25 to Paula McKee, Niall Keenan; Jackpot £1400; Club small grants available for young members going to  the Gaeltacht, contact Paul Gribbin or any member.


ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MAGHERAFELT Public Information meeting Thursday 29 May 8.30pm in the Adult Centre, Mid Ulster Hospital, all welcome.

COFFEE AFTERNOON in aid of Alzheimer’s in the Milesian Manor Nursing Home, Friday 30 May 2pm – 4.30pm, music with Francie.