Bulletin of 3 June 18


        PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Gates                                                                        www.magherafeltparish.org


Saturday Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday 10.30am, 12noon

Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

Baptisms Sunday 1pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance

Eucharistic Adoration Monday after 11am Mass, Benediction 7.15pm

Altar Society – Group 1 B. McCusker, R. Walls, M. McSwiggan


Altar Society June Group 2 J. Barry, P. Gallagher

10 June                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         C. Donoghue    M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill

Sun. 10.30am      F. Lynch            G. McGuckin, M. Ludlow,

                                                            M. Duncan

Sun. 12 noon        E. McKee          B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9am     S. McKenna      N. O’Kane, C. Diamond

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for John McErlean who died recently and for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 2 June           Evelyn McGuckin, Lawrence Teague,

                                Ryan McMurray (MM 11am Magherafelt)

Sun. 3 June         

Mon. 4 June         Ben Graham, Joe Johnston, Peggy O’Neill, Delia Brennan, Paul Lupari

                                Raymond Monaghan (1st Av 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 5 June        Pat & Mary Doyle, Raymond Cassidy

Wed. 6 June         Lena McGlade

Thur. 7 June        Mary Lynch, Johnny Devlin, Anthony McSwiggan

Fri. 8 June            Brigid McCorry

Sat 9 June            Emily Smith, Anna O’Neill, Maria Heaney


Magherafelt Envelopes – £1705, Loose Plate – £539

Castledawson Envelopes – £437, Loose Plate – £214

Total Standing Orders – £768

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Saoirse Mae Artt and Brenna Elizabeth Collins who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Nicola Crilly and Sean Robinson who were married recently.

CONFIRMATION Monsignor Colum Curry will celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption today at 3pm; tea and coffee will be served immediately afterwards in the Parish Centre.



Sunday 24 June 12 noon (no 12 noon Mass in Magherafelt)

Parishioners are invited to tidy their family graves and the surrounding areas.  Please use the bins provided for any rubbish, unused vases etc.


ANNUAL PARISH PILGRIMAGE to the Mass Rock in Glenshane Forest Sunday 10 June with Mass at 1pm; please allow 1-2 hours walk from the parking area inside the forest; for information contact Róisín Tohill roisintohill@hotmail.com or Joe McCrystal 075 2353 8402


ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819



The following dates are now available for booking.  Pastoral Centre, Maghera – 21 & 22 September, 2, 9, & 16 October and 23 & 24 November; Quinn’s Corner, Dungannon – 9, 16, 23 October & 6, 13, 20 November; for more information & to book see www.courses.accord.ie

PARISH CENTRE              


Jackpot £3250 or £200 if not won on the night, 46 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish

SUNDAY – COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm; Wednesday Salad Day

MONDAYReelrobics 8pm

TUESDAY – PARENTS & TODDLERS 9.15am – 11.15am; WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm

WEDNESDAY – KNITTING 10.30am; PILATES 7pm, 8.15pm; PILOXING 7pm; WYSE BITES WORKSHOP 8pm, for details contact Joanna 077 8872 2401

THURSDAY – SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm; TAE KWON DO 4pm



Society of St. Vincent de Paul invite you to a COFFEE & FASHION SHOW Saturday 9 June, noon – 3pm, with Carol Doey, tickets £5 available from SVP shop, SVP members or Parish Centre


ST PIUS X COLLEGE – Summer Camp 2 – 6 July, for P5 – P7 & Y8 pupils; contact St Pius X College & local primary schools, closing date 11 June


ST. MARY’S GRAMMAR SCHOOL – Summer Camp 2 – 6 July, 10am – 3pm for P6 pupils (Literacy, Numeracy & Fun Activities); contact 028 7963 2320


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 3, 9, 10; £25 to Denise McGuckin, Joan Ludlow, Michael Wright; Jackpot £4200


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 8, 10, 17, 18; £25 to Laura Mackle, Frank Morgan; Jackpot £4700


MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FCMini Soccer Saturday 10am – 11am in Spires Park, cost £3


JUNIOR GIRLS MONDAY CLUB – Moyola Park Golf Club, commencing Monday 4 June 4pm – 6pm, open to non-members age 8 – 16, cost £2 per session, contact 075 6150 5232 for more details