PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. McAnerney 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 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
Altar Society Jan. Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young
10 Jan. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm U. O’Kane C. McNamee, K. Quinn, P. McKee
Sun. 8.00am Sr. Margaret M. Duncan, B. McLarnon
Sun. 10.30am C. McGarry N. Walls, M. McQuillan, M. Gates
Sun. 12 noon A. Treharne B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin
C’dawson 9.30am S. Keenan R. Scullion, E. Gallagher
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Moira O’Brien and Mary Higgins who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –
Sat. 2 Jan. Mary Logan, George McKelvey, Kathleen McLaughlin, Bernard John McCormack
Sun. 3 Jan. Agnes McLaughlin, Josephine Corbett
Mon. 4 Jan. John McSwiggan
Tues. 5 Jan. Tom McGovern, Hugh Niblock, Tom Beattie
Wed. 6 Jan. Mary Kielt, Veronica Gribbin, Tommy McGuckin, James Maynes,
Michael McNeill (1st Av 11am Magherafelt)
Thur. 7 Jan. Breege McKelvey
Fri. 8 Jan. Arthur O’Neill, Annie Higgins
Sat. 9 Jan. Rachel Logan,
Bunty Doherty (1st Av 6.15pm Magherafelt)
CHRISTMAS DAY COLLECTION Friday 25 December – Magherafelt Envelopes – £5034, Loose Plate – £2082; Castledawson Envelopes – £959, Loose Plate – £835;
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 27 December – Magherafelt Envelopes – £1548, Loose Plate – £632; Castledawson Envelopes – £233, Loose Plate – £80;
Total S. Orders £715
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Noah James Sargent-Morgan who was baptised recently.
FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD
Wednesday 6 January
Masses in Castledawson – Vigil Tuesday 7.30pm
Mass in Magherafelt – Wednesday 8am, 11 am
EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION & READERS
Thank you so much to all those who have kindly carried out these important ministries; the new rota will commence Sunday 7 February. Please inform the Parish Office if you would like to be trained up as a new minister or reader and added to the new rota. If you are no longer able to carry out your duties please contact the office to have your name removed from the list, firstname.lastname@example.org
ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES
Thursday 12 May – Tuesday 17 May (€730 from Belfast); contact Joe 075 2353 8402 / Eugene 079 2802 4985; substantial subsidies & special arrangements available for assisted pilgrims.
PARISH CENTRE Find us on Facebook
SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £2300; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish
EXPRESSIONS BISTRO will re-open on Tuesday 5 January at 9am.
SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass
PILATES new 6 week beginner’s course starts Wednesday 6 January 8.15pm, £40 (includes weekly handouts & DVD), for more information & to book contact Tanya 077 1316 1766.
OLD PARISH PHOTOGRAPHS – if you have any which you are happy to share please put them in an envelope with your contact details & leave them in the Parish Centre.
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 11, 12, 23, 24; £1400 Jackpot won by Philip Gormley
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 8, 10, 13; £25 to Owen Gribbin, Daniel Foster; Jackpot £1700
FRIENDS OF NEW ROW present St. Mungo’s, with special guests The Gribbin Girls, Magherafelt Parish Centre Saturday 9 January, tickets £15, contact 028 7946 8426 or Sinead 077 4962 4369.
HOLY FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL & NURSERY UNIT Application forms for enrolment in our Nursery Unit & in P1 should be completed & returned to the school by 12 noon Wednesday 13 January.
NEW ROW PRIMARY SCHOOL Enrolment for September 2016 – Application forms should be completed & returned to the school by Wednesday 13 January, (contact the school 028 7946 8426 for more information).
Russell Shiels would like to thank everyone who attended or supported in any way the recent Charity Breakfast; the total amount raised for Charis Cancer Care was £3050.