PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK: Mgr. O’Byrne
OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION, MAGHERAFELT
Saturday Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday 8.00am, 10.30am & 12noon
Monday – Saturday 11.00am, Monday & Wednesday 7.30pm
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
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
First Friday (Nov. – Mar.) 7.30pm
Altar Society Jan. Group 4 A. Martin, P. Hanson, M. Quinn
ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (Apr. – Oct.) 7.30pm
5 JAN. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm: C. Donoghue M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee
Sun. 8.00am: F. Gallagher M. Duncan, B. McLarnon
Sun. 10.30am: E. Gregg E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,
Sun. 12 noon: J. Clayton O. Walshe, B. Boyle, R. Kacprzyk
C’dawson 9.30am N. Diamond N. O’Kane, C. Diamond
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Hugh Cudden, Mary McGeown and John Mulgrew who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week:
Sat. 28 Dec:
Sun. 29 Dec: Seamus Regan, Peter Doyle
Mon. 30 Dec:
Tues. 31 Dec: Billy Kealey
Wed. 1 Jan: Johnny Mooney, Harry McKendry, Mary Ann O’Neill
Kathleen McLaughlin (1st Av. Magherafelt 7.30pm)
Thur. 2 Jan: Mary Logan, Bernard McCormack, George McKelvey, Peter Craig
Fri. 3 Jan: Agnes McLaughlin, Josephine Corbett
Sat. 4 Jan: Thomas John McSwiggan, Tom Dempsey
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY: Today we greet Conan Adrian Beattie who was baptised recently.
FIRST FRIDAY OF JANUARY: Mass 7.30pm in St. Patrick’s Church Castledawson; the sick & housebound will be visited this week. Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt.
NEW TO THE PARISH WEBSITE: new resources to help you pray the Rosary & the Stations of the Cross. Click on ‘Prayer Resources’ on the website & explore! Keep checking back for new additions each week at www.magherafeltparish.org.
ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES
Quinn’s Corner Dungannon – Tuesday 7 & 14 & Monday 20 January; also Monday 4 & 10 & Tuesday 18 February 7pm – 10pm; contact 028 3833 4781 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pastoral Centre Maghera – 21 & 22 February, 21 & 22 March, 25 & 26 April, 23 & 24 May; contact 028 7964 2983 or email email@example.com.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL: contact 028 7930 0819 / 075 0854 9585.
COFFEE SHOP: open Tues. – Fri. 9.30am – 3pm
The Coffee Shop will reopen Tuesday 7 January.
The staff & volunteers of the Parish Centre Coffee Shop would like to wish all our customers a Joyful New Year. Many thanks for your support throughout the year and we look forward to seeing you in 2014.
SUNDAY TEA CLUB after 10.30am Mass
TAE KWON DO: Friday 3.45pm – 5.45pm
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto 14, 17, 20, 22; £25 to Roisin Muldoon, Lily Monaghan, Geraldine Quinn; Jackpot £3000; AGM Wed. 8 Jan. 7pm, everyone welcome; Rossa 80th Anniversary Calendars for sale, contact 075 1156 4428 / 079 6203 0433.
ST. MALACHY G.A.C: Lotto 5, 6, 7, 19; £25 to Mary T. Gribbin, Chris McNicholl; Jackpot £800.
REMINDER – HOLY FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL & NURSERY UNIT
All application forms for enrolment in both the Nursery Unit & the Primary School should be completed & returned to the school with the child’s birth certificate by 12.00 noon Friday 10 January.
The Primary School & Nursery Unit will re-open on Monday 6 January at 9am.
NEWBRIDGE COMHALTAS: monthly music session Thursday 2 January in The Elk, commencing with Junior Session 7.30pm – 8.45pm, £3 including light supper, for more details www.newbridge-cce.com.
PRAXIS CARE – urgently requires male & female volunteers, contact Jo at 14 Sandygrove, phone 028 7963 4488 during office hours or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOMECARE INDEPENDENT LIVING – Care assistants required in the Magherafelt area; if you have a full licence, access to a car and an interest in becoming a care assistant please contact the HR department on 028 3751 1333 for an application form