Bulletin of 26 June 16

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. McAnerney                                                 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, M. Campbell


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          J. McCormack  M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee

Sun. 8.00am         Sr. Margaret      A. McQuillan, R. McLaughlin

Sun. 10.30am       J. O’Brien          C. Shields, J. Lynch, N. Walls

Sun. 12 noon        E. McKee          K. Donnelly, L. O’Neill, A. McAllister

C’dawson 9.30am C. Bell               F. J. O’Kane, L. Brown


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Anna Mary O’Neill, Thomas Waites, Fr. Martin McAlinden and Adam Zac (Poland) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –

Sat. 25 June        Bridie Boorman

Sun. 26 June       Sr. Joan Regan, Paul Burns, Gerry & Teresa Lynch

Mon. 27 June       David Quinn, Jimmy Campbell, Patricia Walls, Matthew Mitchell

Tues. 28 June      Thomas McKee, Peggy Kielt, Paddy Carmichael, William Young

Wed. 29 June      Michael del Tronco, James Gallagher, Ellen Clayton

Thur. 30 June      Bella Bates, Mary Rogers (1st Av)

Fri. 1 July             Mick McDowell, Dan Donnelly

Sat. 2 July            Dr. Laurence Higgins



Magherafelt Envelopes – £2003, Loose Plate – £564; Castledawson Envelopes – £297, Loose Plate – £82

Total Standing Orders – £715


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Julia Zaborska who was baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Leona Gallagher & Paul McNulty who were married recently.

GRAVEYARD SUNDAY & BLESSING OF THE GRAVES will take place today at 12 noon in St. John’s Milltown; parking available in Rossa Park; no parking at the Church gate, drop-off only for disabled and elderly.  There will be no Mass at 12 noon in Magherafelt.

ORDINATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD OF DAMIEN QUIGLEY today at 3pm in the Church of the Holy Redeemer Dundalk.

Fr. Damien will celebrate a Parish Mass of Thanksgiving on Tuesday 28 June at 7.30pm in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt, tea & coffee in the Parish Centre afterwards, everyone welcome.

YOUTH 2000 SUMMER FESTIVAL for young people aged 16-35, from Thursday 7 – Sunday 10 July Cistercian College, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary; an opportunity not to be missed to experience the Catholic faith and meet many new people; donation only, free buses; for more information phone 00353 1675 3690 or see www.youth2000.ie

SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819


PARISH CENTRE              Find us on Facebook

SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £1700 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO open Tues – Fri 9am – 3pm

SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

WHIST Tuesday 2pm

ZUMBA – Tuesday 8.30pm in Expressions Bistro

PILATES – Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

JIVE CLASS Wednesday 8pm

PILOXING – Thursday 8pm

TAE KWON DO – Thursday 4pm – 6pm

AMERICAN BLUES WORKSHOP – Randall ‘Big Daddy’ Webster (USA) & Patrick Horgan (Cork) will hold 2 workshops on Monday 4 July & Tuesday 5 July 5.30pm, followed by a concert on Wednesday 6 July 6pm.  Contact Parish Centre or see FB for details.

The Parish Archive was launched on Graveyard Sunday last year & we are very happy with its progress.  However we do need more of your photos please, particularly family groups.  Presently we have Quinns, McSwiggans, O’Loanes, Gribbins, and Regans – more please & also Primary School group photos.  Keep them coming they are terrific.

HOLY FAMILY LAY ASSOCIATES meeting in Convent House Monday 27 June 7.30pm


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 12, 19, 21; £25 to Claire Quinn, Bernard Daly, Mark McSwiggan; Jackpot £1150

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 6, 8, 19; £25 to Conall McKenna, Ned O’Neill; Jackpot £2500

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 0434 if collection is required.