Bulletin of 27 May 18

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Branigan                                                                           www.magherafeltparish.org


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 6 B. Morgan, A. Doyle, C. Devlin


Altar Society June Group 2 J. Barry, P. Gallagher

3 June                   READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         A. McGuckin     T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley

Sun. 10.30am      Sr. Caitriona     J. Clayton, R. Clayton, Sr. Caitriona

Sun. 12 noon        C. Trainor          W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                            D. Loughran

C’dawson 9am     Betty Foster      B. O’Kane, P. McKeever

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for John McErlean, Paddy Moore, Martin Henry, John McCann (Bellaghy), Margaret Morrin (née McErlain, Pittsburgh), Maire Donnelly (Desertmartin), Gerald MacCann (Monaghan) and Matt Shields (Belfast) who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 26 May          Hugh McGuckin, Fr. Michael Devane, Tommy Maguire,

                                Dermot Devlin (1st Av 6.15pm Magherafelt)

Sun. 27 May         Thomas Waites, May & Joe McNulty, James Bothwell, Patrick O’Neill

Mon. 28 May        John Joseph McKeown

Tues. 29 May       Annie McKee

Wed. 30 May        Christina Doyle, Paul O’Neill

Thur. 31 May        Joe Connery

Fri. 1 June            Frank McFalone, Gwyn Treharne

Sat 2 June            Evelyn McGuckin, Lawrence Teague,

                                Ryan McMurray (MM 11am Magherafelt)


Magherafelt Envelopes – £1714, Loose Plate – £626

Castledawson Envelopes – £477, Loose Plate – £143

Total Standing Orders – £768

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Aoife Rose McVeigh, Aaliyah Rose Tohill and James Eoghan Mallon who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Nicola Crilly and Sean Robinson who were married recently.


CONGRATULATIONS to children from New Row Primary School who received their First Holy Communion last week.

FIRST FRIDAY OF JUNE – Mass for the First Friday at 11am in Magherafelt; the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt



Magherafelt         Sunday 3 June 3pm, light refreshments afterwards in the Parish Centre



Sunday 24 June 12 noon (no 12 noon Mass in Magherafelt)

Parishioners are invited to tidy their family graves and the surrounding areas.  Please use the bins provided for any rubbish, unused vases etc.


ANNUAL PARISH PILGRIMAGE to the Mass Rock in Glenshane Forest Sunday 10 June with Mass at 1pm; please allow 1-2 hours walk from the parking area inside the forest; for information contact Róisín Tohill roisintohill@hotmail.com or Joe McCrystal 075 2353 8402


SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 29 May 7.30pm

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819



PARISH CENTRE              


Jackpot £3200 or £200 if not won on the night, 46 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish

SUNDAY – COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm; Wednesday Salad Day

MONDAYReelrobics 8pm

TUESDAY – PARENTS & TODDLERS 9.15am – 11.15am; WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING 10.30am; PILATES 7pm, 8.15pm; PILOXING 7pm; WISE BITES WORKSHOP 8pm, for details contact Joanna 077 8872 2401

THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm; TAE KWON DO 4pm



Society of St. Vincent de Paul invite you to a COFFEE & FASHION SHOW Saturday 9 June, noon – 3pm, with Carol Doey, tickets £5 available from SVP shop, SVP members or Parish Centre


ST PIUS X COLLEGE – Summer Camp 2 – 6 July, for P5 – P7 & Y8 pupils; contact St Pius X College & local primary schools, closing date 11 June


ST. MARY’S GRAMMAR SCHOOL – Summer Camp 2 – 6 July, 10am – 3pm for P6 pupils (Literacy, Numeracy & Fun Activities); contact 028 7963 2320


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 13, 21, 30; £25 to J. J. Loughran, McENIFF, Roisin Lupari; Jackpot £4100


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 10, 15, 21, 24; £25 to Pat Shivers, Christopher McMullan; Jackpot £4600


MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FCMini Soccer Saturday 10am – 11am in Spires Park, cost £3;


JUNIOR GIRLS MONDAY CLUB – Moyola Park Golf Club, commencing Monday 4 June 4pm – 6pm, open to non-members age 8 – 16, cost £2 per session, contact 075 6150 5232 for more details