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 5 A. McVey, M. Purvis
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
Altar Society Mar. Group 5 Betty Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster
6 Mar. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm P. Quinn M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee
Sun. 8.00am F. Gallagher A. McQuillan, R. McLaughlin
Sun. 10.30am F. Lynch R. Tohill, J. Clayton, R. Clayton
Sun. 12 noon N. O’Connor B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin
C’dawson 9.30am S. Keenan C. McKenna, S. McGuckin
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Barney Devlin, Brigid Gordon, John Joe Graham (Birmingham), Krystyna Walczak (Poland), Jimmy Logan (Stewartstown) and Mary Kelly who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –
Sat. 27 Feb. Paul & Jo Hogan
Sun. 28 Feb. Kathleen McElhone, Annie Mary McKenna, Terry McKee, Wladyslaw Brozozowski
Mon. 29 Feb.
Tues. 1 Mar. Eileen O’Loughlin
Wed. 2 Mar. Joe Breen, Sheila Barr, Bernard Walls
Thur. 3 Mar. Frankie Mullan, Hugh Bradley, Patrick O’Kane, Moira Wilson
Fri. 4 Mar. Alice Bradley (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt),
Gavin Moore (MM 7.30pm Milltown)
Sat. 5 Mar. Martha McVeigh, Jane O’Donnell
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 21 February –
Magherafelt Envelopes – £1877, Loose Plate – £647; Castledawson Envelopes – £232, Loose Plate – £93;
Total S. Orders £715
WEEKDAY MASS TIMES DURING LENT
Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt
7.30am Monday – Friday, 11am Monday – Saturday, 7.30pm Monday, Wednesday & Friday
St Patrick’s Castledawson 7.30pm Tuesday & Thursday
FIRST FRIDAY OF MARCH Friday 4 March 7.30pm in St. John’s Church Milltown; the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt.
CONGRATULATIONS to Geraldine Mulholland & Frederick Cooke who were married recently.
FIRST PENANCE for children of Holy Family Primary School, Spires Integrated Primary School and Gaelscoil an tSeanchaí, will take place in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt on Thursday 10 March at 7.30pm.
THE ‘BRIDGE PROGRAMME’ – meeting for parents & guardians of those preparing for First Holy Communion & Penance takes place in the Parish Centre Bistro on Friday 11 March 7.30pm. The next ‘Bridge’ Mass will be on Sunday 13 March at 10.30am.
‘I am Patrick, a sinner, unlettered, the least of all the faithful’ (from The Confession)
Fr. Aidan Larkin will give a talk on St. Patrick on Friday 11 March at 7.30pm in the Holy Family P. S. Hall; everyone welcome.
ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES CHURCH GATE COLLECTION Many thanks for your generosity last weekend, total amount collected – £1864; you will be remembered in prayers at Lourdes.
PARISH CENTRE Find us on Facebook
SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £2700 in 47 calls; ALSO to celebrate our 1ST BINGO BIRTHDAY – £500 Last House, must be won on the night; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1
EXPRESSIONS BISTRO open Tues. – Fri. 9am – 3pm
SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass
ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB – Monday 7.30pm
PARENTS & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15am-11.15am
WHIST Tuesday 2pm
PILATES – Tuesday 7pm
ZUMBA – Tuesday 8.30pm – 9.30pm
KNITTING GROUP – Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm
PILATES – Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm
CEILI DANCING – Wednesday 8.15pm
ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB – Thursday 7.30pm
PILOXING – Thursday 8pm – 9pm
TAE KWON DO – Friday 4pm – 6pm
SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING – Friday 6pm
ST. PATRICK’S SNOOKER CLUB Sun–Fri. from 7pm
CHARITY CEILI Friday 4 March 9.30pm – 12.30am, Ceol Raymond Lunny, tickets £5 available in the Parish Centre or pay at the door, everyone welcome; proceeds to Our Lady of Lourdes Pilgrimage Society
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION PHOTOGRAPHS (circa 1960’s) on display in Expressions Bistro, can you help identify any of the faces?
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 8, 12, 16; £25 to Billy Thompson, Mary Cunningham, Frank Scullion; Jackpot £1100
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 3, 4, 8; £25 to Anne, Tom & Mairead, Aidan McElhone; Jackpot £800
COFFEE MORNING in Rainey Rugby Club on Sunday 6 March at 11.30am, all proceeds to Alzheimer’s Society