Bulletin of 28 April 2019

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

5 May                     READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         P. Quinn            S. Speirs, E. Bradley, P. McKee

Sun. 10.30am      J. O’Brien          J. Clayton, R. Clayton, M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        F. Convery        B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9am     Sr. Margaret     F. J. O’Kane, L. Brown

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for George Tohill, Maureen Young, Michael McKeever, Fr. Aidan Larkin and Siobhan McVey (Loup) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 27 Apr.          Mary Ann & Michael James O’Neill, Leo Donnelly, Francis McGill, Fred White,

                                Ryan McMurray (1st Av 11am Magherafelt)

Sun. 28 Apr.         Helen Gibson, Francie Murray, Paddy Moore, Cissie Maguire

Mon. 29 Apr.        Annette Brady, Elizabeth Ann Mitchell

Tues. 30 Apr.       Susan Dowds, Elizabeth Logue

Wed. 1 May          Oliver & Sadie Kielt, Bernard McKenna

Thurs. 2 May        Agnes Gribbin, Patrick Martin, Hugh Martin, Kathleen McLernon, Vincent Cunningham

Fri. 3 May              Mary & Seamus Kealey, Harry Heaney

Sat. 4 May             William Johnston,

                                John Corran (MM 11am Magherafelt)


Magherafelt Envelopes – £4965, Loose Plate – £1028; Castledawson Envelopes – £965, Loose Plate – £202

Total Standing Orders – £768


TROCAIRE – £10,879.88


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Fiadh Mary McGlone, Mya Meadbh Beggs and Donnchadh Dermot Kerr who were baptised recently.

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


Kilronan School                 Saturday 11 May 12 noon

Magherafelt                         Sunday 12 May 3pm


Castledawson                     Saturday 18 May 11am

Magherafelt                         Saturday 1 June 10am

GRAVEYARD SUNDAY    Sunday 30 June  12 noon


SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 30 April 7.30pm

PILGRIMAGE TO MEDJUGORJE – Tuesday 28 May, 7 nights, group leader Phyllis Mulligan accompanied by Fr. Des Branigan, for more details contact Phyllis 00 353 87 2028492 or Fr Des 078 0990 3691

LOUGH DERG ONE DAY RETREATS – Booking essential, contact 00 353 719 861 518, info@loughderg.org, www.loughderg.org

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES – for details & online booking see www.courses.accord.ie


ACCORD Catholic Marriage Care Service is currently recruiting volunteers to train as marriage preparation course facilitators, contact Aisling 00353 1 505 3112 or email info@accord.ie


PARISH CENTRE              


Jackpot £3350 or £200 if not won on the night, 46 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 contact Therese 078 6790 1666; LINE DANCING 8pm

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILATES 6.30pm, 7.30pm & 8.30pm, contact Tanya 077 1316 1766 or book online www.tyfitness.co.uk

THURSDAY – TAE KWON DO 4pm; SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm; YOGA 7pm, contact Frank 075 9595 8850



OPEN ART EXHIBITION – now running in the Parish Centre, call in and view the work on display


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 7, 9, 25; £25 to Darrach Purvis, Sarah Martin, Frank McEldowney; Jackpot £4300

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 10, 12, 19; £25 to Aidan McElhone, Anto Devlin; Jackpot £1000


MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FCMini Soccer Saturdays Meadowbank Arena 10am


ST FINBARR’S HURLING CLUB – U6s -U12s Training Tuesdays Meadowbank Arena 6pm

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819