Bulletin of 27 Apr 14

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Gates                                  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 1 B. McCusker, R. Walls, M. McSwiggan



Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm

Altar Society May Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young


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

4 MAY                    READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm:        F. Young            C. McNamee, P. Quinn, P. McKee

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

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

Sun. 12 noon:       F. Convery        K. Donnelly, L. O’Neill, A. McAllister

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


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Patricia Donnelly, Jack McKeever and James Malone who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week:

Sat. 26 Apr:          Cissie Maguire, Rose O’Donnell, James O’Hagan

Sun. 27 Apr:         Michael James O’Neill, Mary Ann O’Neill, John McGeown, Francie Murray, Fred White

Mon. 28 Apr:         Helen Gibson

Tues. 29 Apr:       Elizabeth Ann Mitchell

Wed. 30 Apr:        Susan Dowds, Elizabeth Logue

Thur. 1 May:         Bernard McKenna

Fri. 2 May:             Agnes Gribbin, Hugh Martin, Kathleen McLernon, Maureen McErlean,

                                James McCorry (1st Av. Ballinderry 7.30pm), Kathleen Boyle (MM Milltown 7.30pm)

Sat. 3 May:           Mary Doyle (1st Av. Newbridge 7pm)





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.


‘DO THIS IN MEMORY’ Sunday 4 May 9.30am in St. Patrick’s, Castledawson and 10.30am in Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt.


CONFIRMATION will take place in Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt on Tuesday 6 May at 5pm.



Children from Holy Family Primary School, Spires Integrated Primary School and Gaelscoil an tSeanchaí will receive their First Holy Communion in Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt on Saturday 10 May.  Children from New Row Primary School will receive their First Holy Communion in St. Patrick’s, Castledawson on Saturday 17 May.


GRAVEYARD SUNDAY will take place on Sunday 29 June.


EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS Roisin Tohill has kindly agreed to take responsibility for training new extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion going forward.  She can be contacted via the Parish Office or at roisintohill@hotmail.com


PARISH WEBSITE pages for our Ministers of the Word and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, click on ‘Parish Ministry’ under ‘quick links’.


ARMAGH DIOCESAN YOUTH COMMISSION for detailed information about the Summer Youth Pilgrimages (Taizé, Lourdes & Santiago) please email armaghyouth@yahoo.co.uk, places are limited.


CAMINO DE SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA with Spiritual Director Fr. Peter McAnenly, 16 – 22 September, for further details and booking forms contact Armagh Parish Office 028 3752 2813.







COFFEE SHOP Tuesday – Friday

SUNDAY TEA CLUB after 10.30am Mass

ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB resumes September

PARENTS & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15am – 11.15am

PILATES resumes Tuesday 29 April 7pm, new 4 week course, contact Therese 028 7963 2142

ZUMBA Tuesday 8.30pm – 9.30pm, £4.50 per class, pay weekly, get fit the fun way, lose weight, tone up.

KNITTING GROUP resumes September

PILATES Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

CEILI GROUP resumes September

TAE KWON DO Friday 3.30pm – 5.30pm

SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING resumes Friday 9 May 6pm

YOUTH CLUB: resumes Friday 9 May 7pm


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto 1, 2, 9, 14; £25 to Gemma Heavron, Martin McNulty, Paddy Lagan; Jackpot £3000; all members are invited to attend an important meeting on Monday 29 April 8pm, agenda to include a review of past & current development projects and full financial update.


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C: Lotto 7, 13, 15, 19; £25 to Collie Diamond, John F. McKenna; Jackpot £1000.


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.

NEWBRIDGE CCE final music session of the season Thursday 1 May in The Elk from 7.30pm.


SPERRIN CHOIR presents ‘Voices of Ulster’ in The Bridewell Friday 2 May 8pm, tickets £8 & £6 conc.


CAMPA CHORMAIC 2014 places still available contact 077 4693 0591 / 079 5561 9378 by Friday 9 May or see www.campachormaic.com.

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