Bulletin of 26 April 15

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 4 E. Gogarty, U.     McLaughlin




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




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 armagh@accordni.com.


Pastoral     Centre Maghera – 18 & 19 September; 23 & 24     October; 20 & 21 November; to book contact 028 7964 2983 or email maghera@accordni.com.











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.