PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Mgr. O’Byrne 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 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
Altar Society Apr. Group 1 M. Wilson, M. Robinson
3 Apr. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm M. McLaughlin M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill
Sun. 8.00am C. O’Kane A. McQuillan, R. McLaughlin
Sun. 10.30am J. McKee E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,
Sun. 12 noon J. Clayton B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin
C’dawson 9.30am S. McKenna B. Gregg, E. Gallagher
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Mary Bradley who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –
Sat. 26 Mar. Kathleen Higgins, Eddie Quinn, Jim Joe Gallagher, Madeline O’Connell, Patrick Cassidy,
Ellen Quinn (1st Av)
Sun. 27 Mar. Patrick Hagan, Lorna Kandell
Mon. 28 Mar.
Tues. 29 Mar. Eugene McElhone, Brigid Berryman, Veronica O’Kane, Kathleen McNicholl, Bridget McKee
Wed. 30 Mar. Alfie Heaney
Thur. 31 Mar. Danny Walsh, William McCorry, Hugh Devlin, Mary Elizabeth Hyland
Fri. 1 Apr.
Sat. 2 Apr. Kathleen Boyle, Eileen O’Kane
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Aoíbhinn Marie Caldwell and Ben Patrick Murray who were baptised recently.
CONGRATULATIONS to Caillí Kerr and Michael McCorley who were married recently.
ST. PATRICK’S DAY COLLECTION –
Magherafelt Envelopes – £1330, Loose Plate – £511; Castledawson Envelopes – £176, Loose Plate – £107;
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 20 March –
Magherafelt Envelopes – £2022, Loose Plate – £787; Castledawson Envelopes – £282, Loose Plate – £96;
Total S. Orders £715
FIRST FRIDAY OF APRIL Friday 1 April – Please note Mass at 7.30pm in St. Patrick’s Church Castledawson; the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt.
Deacon Damien Quigley will be ordained by Archbishop Eamon Martin on Sunday 26 June at 3pm in his Parish church of Dundalk. As a consequence of this, Graveyard Sunday will be at 12noon in St. John’s Milltown; there will be no Mass at 12noon in Magherafelt on that day.
NEW PARISH ENVELOPES (due to commence on Sunday 10 April) are ready for distributers to collect in the Parish Office or by arrangement (please contact the Parish Office or Fr. Gates); thank you for your time and effort.
Please note the Parish Office will be closed next week. Any anniversary notices for inclusion in the bulletin for Sunday 3 April should be emailed to the office (firstname.lastname@example.org) or left in the Sacristy.
ACCORD – if you are interested in becoming a facilitator with ACCORD Catholic Marriage Care Service please contact 028 3833 4781 or email@example.com
OUR LADY OF LOURDES PILGRIMAGE SOCIETY – 46th Annual Pilgrimage to Lourdes, 11 – 16 July, from Belfast International, staying at Hotel Agena; for more details contact Kathleen McCann 028 7963 2205 / 077 1970 1925.
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SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £1050 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1
EXPRESSIONS BISTRO will be closed this week and will reopen on Tuesday 5 April at 9am.
SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass
ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB – will resume in September
PARENTS & TODDLERS – resumes Tuesday 5 April 9.15am – 11.15am
WHIST – resumes Tuesday 5 April 2pm, new players most welcome
PILATES – resumes Tuesday 5 April 7pm
ZUMBA – resumes Tuesday 5 April 8.30pm
KNITTING GROUP – resumes Wednesday 6 April 10.30am – 12.30pm
PILATES – resumes Wednesday 6 April 7pm & 8.15pm
PILOXING – resumes Thursday 7 April 8pm
TAE KWON DO – Thursday 31 March 4pm – 6pm, contact Leo 078 9119 1494 for more information
SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING – resumes Friday 8 April from 6pm
ST. PATRICK’S SNOOKER CLUB Sun–Fri. from 7pm
ST. PIUS X COLLEGE – All Year 12 students and their parents/guardians are invited to our Sixth Form Advice Evening on Monday 11 April 4pm to 6pm. Gain an insight into our wide ranging sixth form curriculum; a range of exhibitors including universities and local companies will also be in attendance; external students welcome.
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 10, 12, 16, 22; £25 to Pat McCusker, May Curry, Colleen Wade; Jackpot £1300; next week’s Lotto draw Wed. 30 Mar.
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 3, 9, 23; £25 to Gary Cushley, Brendan Hughes; Jackpot £1200
NI BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE Christ Church Hall Castledawson Wednesday 30 March 4pm – 8pm