PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Mgr. O’Byrne 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 6 B. Morgan, A. Doyle, C. Devlin
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
Altar Society June Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young
ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (May – Sept.) 7.30pm
5 JUNE READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm M. McLaughlin M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill
Sun. 8.00am C. Higgins A. McQuillan, R. McLaughlin
Sun. 10.30am P. O’Kane Eddie Bradley, J. McLaughlin,
Sun. 12 noon J. Clayton K. Donnelly, L. O’Neill, A. McAllister
C’dawson 9.30am S. McKenna R. Scullion, E. Gallagher
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Raymond McNabb, Patsy Halferty, Gerry Lynch, Josie Kearns and Pamela Howard (Coleraine) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –
Sat. 28 May. Thomas & John Devlin, John Joseph McKeown, Margaret O’Hagan, Tommy Maguire
Sun. 29 May Annie McKee
Mon. 30 May Christina Doyle (1st Av. 7pm Newbridge)
Tues. 31 May
Wed. 1 June Frankie McFalone, Gwyn Treharne
Thur. 2 June Evelyn McGuckin
Fri. 3 June
Sat. 4 June Joe Johnston, Brigid Keenan (MM 11am Magherafelt)
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Sophie Rose O’Neill, Tom Aidan O’Neill and Daniel Martin Heasley who were baptised recently.
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 22 May –
Magherafelt Envelopes – £2111, Loose Plate – £784; Castledawson Envelopes – £375, Loose Plate – £127
Total Standing Orders – £715
The 9th WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES will be held in Ireland in 2018. To support the hosting of this event there will be three national church collections, the first of which will take place today at all Masses. The remaining collections will take place in 2017 & 2018. For more details please visit www.worldmeeting2018.ie or see church noticeboard.
FIRST FRIDAY OF JUNE Friday 3 June – Please note Mass at 7.30pm in St. John’s Church Milltown; the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt.
CONFIRMATION – Children from the Parish will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation in Magherafelt on Sunday 5 June at 3pm.
FR. GATES’ SILVER JUBILEE OF ORDINATION
Magherafelt Parish Pastoral Council invites you to join Fr. Gates in celebrating his Silver Jubilee on Friday 10 June with Mass at 7.30pm in Magherafelt, followed by a reception in the Parish Centre. Everyone is welcome.
PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO THE MASS ROCK IN GLENSHANE FOREST ON SUNDAY 12 JUNE
Fr Gates will say Mass at the Mass Rock at 1pm. Please allow 1-2 hours walking from the parking area inside the forest. A minibus will run from the Parish Centre, please leave your name in the Parish Office if you require a lift. Contact Róisín 078 4183 6460 or Joe 075 2353 8402 for further details. Please bring a packed lunch.
GRAVEYARD SUNDAY will take place at 12 noon on Sunday 26 June in St. John’s Milltown; there will be no Mass at 12 noon in Magherafelt on that day.
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819
PARISH CENTRE Find us on Facebook
SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £1500 in 45 calls; 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
PARENTS & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15am – 11.15am
WHIST Tuesday 2pm, new players most welcome
PILATES – Tuesday 7pm
ZUMBA – Tuesday 8.30pm
KNITTING GROUP – Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm
PILATES – Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm
JIVE CLASSES commence Wednesday 8 June 8pm, contact Mairead 077 3184 3237 for details & to book
PILOXING – Thursday 8pm
TAE KWON DO – Thursday 4pm – 6pm
YOGA Friday 10am
SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING – Friday 6pm
ST. PATRICK’S SNOOKER CLUB Sun–Fri. from 7pm
Expression Bistro will open from 9am – 10.30am on Sunday 12 June to provide light breakfast (tea, coffee, scones, bacon baps etc) for those going on the Parish Pilgrimage to the Mass Rock.
ST. MARY’S GRAMMAR SCHOOL TRANSFER INFORMATION & REGISTRATION EVENING (for parents of current P6 pupils) Tuesday 7 June 7pm
HOLY FAMILY LAY ASSOCIATES meeting in Convent House Monday 30 May 7.30pm
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 4, 14, 21; £25 to Catherine Smylie, Declan O’Neill, Clara Collins; Jackpot £1150
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 4, 9, 17; £25 to Hugh McLarnon, Kevin Hughes; Jackpot £2100
MAGHERAFELT ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Open Meeting Thursday 2 June 8.30pm in Adult Centre, Mid Ulster Hospital, everyone welcome
SUMMER SERENADE – Friday 3 June 7.30pm in St. Swithin’s Church, tickets from Top 40, Office Equipment Centre or contact 028 7930 0558 for details