Bulletin of 28 July 13

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK: Fr. McAnerney                                                www.magherafeltparish.org


Saturday: Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday: 8.00am, 10.30am & 12noon

Weekdays: 11.00am (Mon. – Sat.), 7.30pm (Mon. & Wed.)

Confessions: Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

Baptisms: Sunday 1.00pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance.

Altar Society: Group 5 M. Campbell, A. McCrystal, C. McKay


Sunday: 9.30am; Weekdays: 7.30pm (Tues. & Thurs.)

Altar Society Aug: Group 4 A. Martin, P. Hanson

ST JOHN, MILLTOWN: Mass on First Friday (Apr. – Oct.) 7.30pm


Vigil 6.15pm:        C. Toner            T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley

Sun. 8.00am:        C. McMullan     C. Bradley, Sr. Caitriona

Sun. 10.30am:     E. Gregg            J. Higgins, M. McQuillan,

                                                            M. McLaughlin

Sun. 12 noon:       L. McNally         W. Cassidy, K. Kelly, N. Kelly

C’dawson 9.30am M. Devlin                 S. Wilson, R. Scullion


REMEMBER OUR DEAD: Pray for John Joe O’Neill (Ballinderry), Don McCann (Broagh), Doreen Duffy, Maureen Devlin, Brigid Smart and Vincent McAnerney who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week:

Sat. 27 July:         Christopher Monaghan

Sun. 28 July:        Charlie McKeever, Tony O’Neill, Jane Tohill

Mon. 29 July:        George Gibson, Veronica Henry

Tues. 30 July:      Malachy O’Kane

Wed. 31 July:       Thomas O’Neill, May White

Thur. 1 Aug:         Marie O’Neill, Gerard Logan

Fri. 2 Aug:             Annie Shaw, Mary Toner

Sat. 3 Aug:           


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY: Today we greet Seanan Peter Hughes and Cadhla Rose O’Loughlin who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Leanne Doak and Seamus Flanagan who were married recently.

CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 21 July: Envelopes – £2116, Loose Plate – £717, S. Orders £715


There will be a second collection each week after communion when the fundraising envelopes can be returned, in order to keep them separate from the normal collection.


FIRST FRIDAY OF AUGUST: Mass 7.30pm in St. John’s Church Milltown; the sick & housebound will be visited this week.  Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt.

HOLY GHOST MISSIONARIES will speak at all Masses next weekend, 3rd & 4th August, to make a mission appeal.


Quinn’s Corner Dungannon – Tuesday 20 & 27 August & 3 September, 7pm – 10pm; contact 028 3833 4781 or email armagh@accordni.com.

Pastoral Centre Maghera – Friday 13 & Saturday 14 September, Friday 25 & Saturday 26 October, Friday 22 & Saturday 23 November, Friday 10 & Saturday 11 January 2014, contact 028 7964 2983.

YOUTH 2000: Summer Festival Roscrea Thursday 15 August – Sunday 18 August, for young people aged 16-35, donation only, free buses available from towns throughout Ireland, contact 075 9887 6399, www.youth2000.ie.

LOUGH DERG: three day pilgrimage every day until Tues. 13 Aug; to book contact Maureen at the Lough Derg office on 028 6863 2391 or email info@loughderg.org.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL: 028 7930 0819 / 075 0854 9585.

PARISH CENTRE COFFEE SHOP: open Tuesday – Friday 9.30am – 3pm.



SUNDAY TEA CLUB: after 10.30am Mass

SLIMMING WORLD: Monday 10am, 5.30pm, 7.30pm


ZUMBA: with Kelly, 8.30pm – 9.30pm, no booking necessary

PILATES: Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

TAE KWON DO: Friday 3.45pm – 5.45pm

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto: 3, 9, 13, 15; £25 to: Charmyne Mackle, Rosemary Maunsall, Sorcha McVey; Jackpot: £2950; Rossa v Glenullin today 3pm in Dungiven, please come & support the team.

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C: Lotto: 2, 5, 13, 16; £25 to: Anne O’Neill, Ryan Heaney; Jackpot: £4500.

Thank you to all who supported the recent Chernobyl Children Appeal coffee morning in the Parish Centre, total raised £1582.

N.I. BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE: St. Patrick’s Church Car Park Castledawson, Friday 9 August 4pm – 8pm; call 0500 534 666 or www.nibts.org.


  • Trip to Mountstewart and Portaferry Saturday 17 August, bus leaves 10am, returns 6pm
  • Pilgrimage to Knock Saturday 14 September, £15, bring packed lunch

For more details & to book both of the above please contact 028 7930 0819 and leave a message.


ST. PIO PILGRIMAGE: Due to the exhumation of St. Pio two extra trips are being organised –

  • San Giovanni Rotondo, Assisi & Rome Tuesday 1 October for 7 nights
  • San Giovanni Rotondo Tuesday 22 October for 4 nights

Contact Sean Mulrine 028 7126 5926 for more details.