PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Gates 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, Benediction 7.15pm
Altar Society – Group 4 E. Gogarty, U. McLaughlin, M. Campbell
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am
Altar Society May Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young
2 June READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm A. McGuckin S. Speirs, E. Bradley, P. McKee
Sun. 10.30am T. White G. McGuckin, J. Fingleton,
Sun. 12 noon A. Treharne K. Donnelly, M. Murphy,
C’dawson 9am S. Keenan N. O’Kane, R. O’Kane
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Brendan (Benny) McKenna, Brendan Cunningham (Omagh), Lucia D’Agostino (Belfast), Alan Ashworth (Leyland), Charles O’Kane (Belfast), Seamus Kelly (Straw), Mary Karaolis (London) and Kevin McWilliams (Scotland) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –
Sat. 25 May Hugh Thomas Graham, Sr. Lucy Dowds, Freddie Gallagher, John McGurk
Sun. 26 May Hugh McGuckin, Tommy Maguire
Mon. 27 May James Bothwell, Patrick O’Neill
Tues. 28 May Teresa O’Kane
Wed. 29 May James Walls, Annie McKee
Thurs. 30 May Teresa Thomas, Christina Doyle
Fri. 31 May Joe Connery
Sat. 1 June Raymond Monaghan, Gwyn Treharne, Frankie McFalone
(Sunday 2 June Teresa McClenaghan MM 9am Castledawson)
CHURCH COLLECTION –
Magherafelt Envelopes – £2045, Loose Plate – £594; Castledawson Envelopes – £327, Loose Plate – £129
Total Standing Orders – £768
TROCAIRE – TOTAL £13,942.23
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Laura Beata Nowak who was baptised recently.
CONGRATULATIONS to Kim Trainor & Owen Morgan who were married recently
CONGRATULATIONS to children from New Row Primary School who received their First Holy Communion last week.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION – Children from Holy Family Primary School and Spires Integrated Primary School will receive their First Holy Communion in Magherafelt on Saturday 1 June at 10am; refreshments will be served immediately afterwards in the Parish Centre.
GRAVEYARD SUNDAY Sunday 30 June 12 noon Parishioners are invited to tidy their family graves and the surrounding areas. Please use the bins provided for any rubbish, unused vases etc.
DOGS IN MILLTOWN – It has been brought to our attention that dogs have been running loose & fouling in the graveyard. Owners are reminded that all dogs must be kept on leashes and that it is their responsibility to clean up after them.
SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 28 May 7.30pm
ANNUAL PARISH PILGRIMAGE to the Mass Rock in Glenshane Forest Sunday 2 June, with Mass at 1pm; please allow 1-2 hours walk from the parking area inside the forest.
ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819
‘The Irish Catholic’ is now available in the paper rack in the Church from Thursday each week. ‘The Universe’ & ‘Catholic Times’ are available from Saturday as usual.
Jackpot £3550 or £200 if not won on the night, 47 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome, come along & support your Parish
EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – Tues. – Fri. 9am-3pm
SUNDAY – COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass
TUESDAY – PARENTS & TODDLERS 9.15am; WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm; LINE DANCING 8pm
WEDNESDAY – KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILOXING 7pm; PILATES 6.30pm, 7.30pm & 8.30pm
THURSDAY – TAE KWON DO 4pm; SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm; YOGA 7pm
FRIDAY – SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCE 6pm
FAMILY ROLLER DISCO – Monday 3 June 7pm – 8.30pm, pay at the door
CHARITY POKER EVENING – Saturday 8 June 8.30pm in aid of Cancer Focus NI
ST PIUS X COLLEGE SUMMER CAMP – for all P5-P7, 1st – 5th July, 9am-2pm, application forms available at school reception & in local primary schools; closing date Monday 10 June; contact 028 7963 2186
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 12, 13, 19, 26; £25 to Patsy Devlin, Philippa McKinless, peter McGuckin; Jackpot £4700
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 10, 13, 14; £25 to Marcella McAuley, Claire McMullan; Jackpot £1400
MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FC – Mini Soccer Saturdays Meadowbank Arena 10am
ST FINBARR’S HURLING CLUB – U6s -U12s Training Tuesdays Meadowbank Arena 6pm
MAGHERAFELT COMHALTAS – First Junior Session in O’Donovan Rossa GAC Sunday 2 June 5pm – 6pm, opportunity to register for classes in September, everyone welcome
CAMPA CHORMAIC Irish Language & Games Summer Camps – 1-5 July for Y8-Y12 and 29 July–2 Aug for P5-P7, 10am-3pm, contact 078 3404 9305, www.campachormaic.com