PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Gates 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 2 M. McMahon, M. Gates
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
Altar Society Jan. Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young
3 Jan. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm P. Quinn T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley
Sun. 8.00am C. O’Kane Sr. Margaret, M. Ludlow, N. Kerr
Sun. 10.30am T. White E. Bradley, J.McLaughlin,
Sun. 12 noon J. Clayton W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,
C’dawson 9.30am C. Bell N. Bell, E. McElwee
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Mary Higgins, Breige McGurk (Desertmartin), Margaret Hampsey, Ita Benson, Mary O’Hagan & Minnie O’Hagan who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –
Sat. 26 Dec. Peggy Henry, Teresa Bernadette Bradley, Bertie O’Kane, Bernie McLaughlin, Irene Gallagher
Sun. 27 Dec. George Gallagher, Willie Taylor, Mary Hinfey, Millie McFlynn,
Mary Scullion (1st Av 12 noon Magherafelt)
Mon. 28 Dec.
Tues. 29 Dec. Peter Doyle, Seamus Regan
Wed. 30 Dec.
Thur. 31 Dec. Billy Kealey
Fri. 1 Jan. Johnny Mooney, Harry McKendry, Mary Anne O’Neill
Sat. 2 Jan. Mary Logan, George McKelvey, Kathleen McLaughlin, Bernard John McCormack
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 20 December – Magherafelt Envelopes – £2008, Loose Plate – £725; Castledawson Envelopes – £376, Loose Plate – £139; Total S. Orders £715
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Sophie May Wylie, Cormac Joseph McAlynn and Mela-Rose Bell who were baptised recently.
The Priests and Pastoral Council of the Parish of Magherafelt & Castledawson wish you and your family a happy & peaceful 2016.
EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION & READERS
Thank you so much to all those who have kindly carried out these important ministries; the new rota will commence Sunday 7 February. Please inform the Parish Office if you would like to be trained up as a new minister or reader and added to the new rota. If you are no longer able to carry out your duties please contact the office to have your name removed from the list, email@example.com
The Parish Office will be open on Wednesday 30 December.
PARISH CENTRE Find us on Facebook
SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £, with spot prizes throughout the night; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish. There will be bingo as usual on Sunday 3 January.
CABARET NIGHT – A great night of music, dancing & comedy with Mick Flavin, Big O and Barry Doyle in the Parish Centre on Monday 28 December, limited tickets £10 available at Sunday Bingo or contact Pat 078 7252 5938
EXPRESSIONS BISTRO will reopen on Tuesday 5 January at 9am.
SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass
PILATES new 6 week beginner’s course starts Wednesday 6 January 8.15pm, £40 (includes weekly handouts & DVD), for more information & to book contact Tanya 077 1316 1766.
OLD PARISH PHOTOGRAPHS – if you have any which you are happy to share please put them in an envelope with your contact details & leave them in the Parish Centre.
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 7, 16, 22; £25 to Joseph Cunningham, Chris Chambers, Robert Stewart; Jackpot £1400
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto; £25 to; Jackpot £
FRIENDS OF NEW ROW present St. Mungo’s, with special guests The Gribbin Girls, Magherafelt Parish Centre Saturday 9 January, tickets £15, contact 028 7946 8426 or Sinead 077 4962 4369.
HOLY FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL & NURSERY UNIT Application forms for enrolment in our Nursery Unit & in P1 should be completed & returned to the school by 12 noon Wednesday 13 January.
NEW ROW PRIMARY SCHOOL Enrolment for September 2016 – Application forms should be completed & returned to the school by Wednesday 13 January, (contact the school 028 7946 8426 for more information).