PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Mgr O’Byrne 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 4 E. Gogarty, U. McLaughlin
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
Altar Society May Group 5 Betty Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster
ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (Apr. – Oct.) 7.30pm
3 May READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm U. O’Kane C. McNamee, K. Quinn, P. McKee
Sun. 8.00am Sr. Margaret M. Duncan, B. McLarnon
Sun. 10.30am B. Gogarty N. Walls, M. McQuillan, M. Gates
Sun. 12 noon A. Treharne B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin
C’dawson 9.30am S. Keenan E. Gallagher, C. Diamond
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for John McCorry and Mary Ellen Quinn who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –
Sat. 25 Apr. Bob Atchison, Frank Donnelly, Terence Devlin, Molly Gilmore
Sun. 26 Apr. Rose O’Donnell, Jimmy Hagan, Cissie Maguire, Charlie McKay
Mon. 27 Apr. John McGeown, Fred White,
Philomena Hopkins (1st Av)
Tues. 28 Apr. Francie Murray, Helen Gibson
Wed. 29 Apr. Elizabeth Ann Mitchell, Tommy Scullion
Thurs. 30 Apr. Elizabeth Scullion, Elizabeth Logue, Susan Dowds
Fri. 1 May Oliver & Sadie Kielt, Bernard McKenna
Sat. 2 May James McCorry, Kathleen McLarnon, Hugh Martin, Agnes Gribbin
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Riley Thomas Peden Moore, Junlice Vitoria de Barros Vaz Martins and Nilton Ryan de Barros Vaz Martins who were baptised recently.
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 19 April
Magherafelt Envelopes – £2007, Loose Plate – £748; Castledawson Envelopes – £283, Loose Plate – £135;
Total S. Orders £715
TROCAIRE LENTEN COLLECTION
Total to date – £7719
MAGHERAFELT APOSTOLIC WORKERS – Annual Collection today after all Masses; sincere gratitude to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul who will not hold their weekly collection.
CONFIRMATION Archbishop Eamon Martin will celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption today at 3pm; tea & coffee will be served immediately afterwards in the Parish Centre.
FIRST FRIDAY OF MAY Mass 7.30pm in St. John’s Church Milltown, the sick & housebound will be visited this week. Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt.
Magherafelt Parish Pastoral Council invites you to
– It’s your story!
Episode 10 ‘World without End: The Last Things’
Wednesday 29 April 8pm Parish Centre Board Room
Members of Viatores Christi (an association of Catholic lay missionary development workers), will speak at all Masses on Sunday 9 May. They wish to raise awareness about the missionary work of the Church and the role of lay missionaries both at home and overseas.
ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES Quinn’s Corner Dungannon – Tuesday 26 May & Tuesday 2 & 9 June 7pm – 10pm; Tuesday 25 August & Tuesday 1 & 8 September; to book contact 028 3833 4781 or email email@example.com.
Pastoral Centre Maghera – 18 & 19 September; 23 & 24 October; 20 & 21 November; to book contact 028 7964 2983 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUNDAY BINGO 8PM; JACKPOT £1400
COFFEE SHOP open 9am – 3pm
SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass
REELROBICS Monday 7.30pm
PARENT AND TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15 – 11.15am
PILATES Tuesday 7pm
ZUMBA Tuesday 8.30pm
KNITTING GROUP please note Tuesday 10.30am – 12.30pm
PILATES Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm
CEILI CLASS Wednesday 8pm
PILOXING Thursday 8pm
TAE KWON DO Friday 4pm – 6pm
IRISH DANCING Friday 6pm
HOLY FAMILY ASSOCIATES Meeting in Convent House Tuesday 28 April 7.30pm. Anyone interested in becoming a Holy Family Lay Associate? Please get in touch with Sr. Margaret 028 7963 2529.
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 13, 19, 22; £25 to Bridie McAleese, Mary Bradley, Aodhán McGuckin; Jackpot £6600
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 9, 10, 19; £25 to Colin Reid, Owen McKenna; Jackpot £2400
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – contact 028 7930 0819
MID-ULSTER FLORAL ART SOCIETY presents ‘Spring Delights’ on Tuesday 5 May 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm) in the Lurach Centre Maghera, admission £10.
GREENLOUGH PARISH Redemptorist Solemn Novena to Our Mother of Perpetual Help Thursday 7 May – Friday 15 May; www.greenlough.com or contact 028 2582 1190 for more details.
KINSHIP CARE NI provides training, family activities and support for family members caring for relatives’ children; contact Charlene or Michelle 028 7930 1566.