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
Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm
Baptisms Sunday 1.00pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance.
Altar Society – Group 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
Altar Society July Group 5 B. Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster
ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (Apr. – Oct.) 7.30pm
6 JULY READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm: F. Young C. Lawlor, D. McGuckin,
Sun. 8.00am: Sr. Caitriona M. Duncan, B. McLarnon
Sun. 10.30am: R. Clayton J. Higgins, M. McQuillan, M. Gates
Sun. 12 noon: B. Corrigan W. Cassidy, K. Kelly, N. Kelly
C’dawson 9.30am B. Foster S. Wilson, R. Scullion
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Paul Burns, Patrick Wilkinson, Frank Henry, Paul Mackle and Madeleine Shields who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week:
Sat. 28 June Peggy Kielt, Thomas McKee, Paddy Carmichael
Sun. 29 June Patrick McElhone, James Gallagher,
Michael del Tronco
Mon. 30 June Bella Bates
Tues. 1 Jul. Mick McDowell, Brigid Smart (1st Av)
Wed. 2 Jul. John Kearns, Laurence Higgins
Thurs. 3 Jul. Martin O’Neill, Tommy O’Neill
Fri. 4 Jul. Elizabeth McKee, Philomena Heaney
Meagher Hughes (MM 7.30pm Bellaghy)
Sat. 5 Jul.
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Deimante Machmajcva, Milana Svetova, Oscar Majsak and Jamie Stephen O’Kane who were baptised recently.
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 22 June Envelopes – £2344, Loose Plate – £649, S. Orders £715
GRAVEYARD SUNDAY & BLESSING OF THE GRAVES today at 3pm, parking available in Rossa Park; no parking at the Church gate, drop-off only for disabled and elderly.
FIRST FRIDAY OF JULY Mass 7.30pm in St. John’s Church Milltown, the sick & housebound will be visited this week. Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt.
PARISH MASS ROCK PILGRIMAGE Please join us for the Parish Pilgrimage to the Mass Rock in Glenshane Forest on Sunday 6 July. We will meet at the Parish Centre at 10.30am & share cars to the Ponderosa, where most cars can be parked. Allow 1.5 / 2 hours walk each way to the Mass Rock, where Fr Gates will say outdoor Mass, a beautiful event not to be missed. Be prepared for the weather and please bring suitable footwear for this scenic but occasionally rough walk, which is unfortunately not suitable for everyone, moderate fitness required. Bring a packed lunch & plenty of water; for further information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Fr. Gates.
FOOP YOUTH GROUP Meeting in the Parish Centre Monday 30 June 8pm, contact Roisin 077 4287 1493.
NEW EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS/READERS ROTA
Our heartfelt thanks to all those ministers who perform such an important role in the Parish; the new rota from August is now being planned. Please inform the Parish Office if you are no longer able to commit to this ministry. Thank you.
FAMILY PRAYER BOOKS available in the Sacristy, the Parish Centre and the Parish Office, cost £10.
COFFEE SHOP Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm
STUDENT VOLUNTEERS required for the Parish Centre Coffee Shop for the summer months; hours may contribute to John Paul II, Millennium Volunteer & Duke of Edinburgh Awards; students must be 16 or over; contact Mona 078 7252 5938.
SUNDAY TEA CLUB after 10.30am Mass
PILATES Wednesday 7pm
TAE KWON DO Friday 3.30pm – 5.30pm
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto 6, 10, 20, 22; £25 to R. Maunsel, John Young, Geraldine Devlin; Jackpot £3000; next lotto draw Tuesday 1 July 7.30pm.
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C: Lotto1, 11, 12, 15; £25 to Mary Shivers, Collie Diamond; Jackpot £1900; Summer Fun Camp Monday 30 June – Friday 4 July, open to Club members, £5; Golf Day Moyola Park Friday 15 August.
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL BUS TRIP
to Portrush & Portstewart on Saturday 2 August 10am – 6pm; for more information and to book your place contact 028 7930 0819 / 075 0854 9585.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL 028 7930 0819 / 075 0854 9585
N.I. BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE: Magherafelt High School, 1 & 2 July 1.30 – 4pm & 5.15 – 8pm.
FUNDRAISING TRIBUTE CONCERT ‘Nelson Mandela, his life & legacy, told to music’ with St. Columba’s Choir Straw, in aid of the Niall Mellon Township Trust, Friday 19 September in the Parish Centre; tickets will go on sale end of August.
HEALTH IN MIND EVENT ‘Mental wellbeing during pregnancy’ in Draperstown Library Monday 7 July 10.30am – 12.30pm, admission free; contact Elizabeth (library manager) on 028 79628249 to book or for more details.