Bulletin of 3 November 2019

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 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan

ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am, Rosary – Tuesday 7pm

Altar Society Nov. Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young

10 Nov.                  READERS            EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         M. Conlon         C. Lawlor, A. Goddard, M. Gates

Sun. 10.30am      P. O’Kane         G. McGuckin, J. Fingleton,

                                                            M. Duncan

Sun. 12 noon        L. McNally         B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9am     S. Keenan         C. McKenna, S. McGuckin

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Patrick Nicholl and Jim Spiers who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week

Sat. 2 Nov.            Elizabeth O’Neill, Teresa Chaney

                                Patsy O’Loughlin (1st Av. 6.15pm Magherafelt)

Sun. 3 Nov.          Kathleen Coyle, Andy Devlin, Arthur Gillen

Mon. 4 Nov.          Mary O’Donnell, James McKee, Annie McNabb, Frank Donnelly

Tues. 5 Nov.       

Wed. 6 Nov.         Jim Johnston, Josephine Goff, Caoimhe Kerr

Thurs. 7 Nov.       Des Diamond

Fri. 8 Nov.             Thomas Mullan, Sarah Devlin, Gerry Murray, Malachy & Bob McIvor

Sat. 9 Nov.            Patrick Quinn, Paul Donnelly, Lila McCann



Magherafelt Envelopes – £1797, Loose Plate – £732; Castledawson Envelopes – £304, Loose Plate – £114

Total Standing Orders – £768


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Deimantas Margevicius and Cillian Patrick Kavanagh who were baptised recently.

SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre on Tuesday 5 November 7.30pm



The next Holy Hour for Healing and Life will take place on Thursday 14 November at 7pm.

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES – Pastoral Centre, Maghera – 11, 18 & 25 February, 20 & 21 March, for details & booking www.courses.accord.ie

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819; Christmas Cards now available in the Church, £2.50 per pack of 10


PARISH CENTRE              


JACKPOT £2400, 45 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; come & support your Parish

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm

SUNDAY – COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass



WEDNESDAY – KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILATES 6.30pm, 7.30pm & 8.30pm; contact Tanya 077 1316 1766; PILOXING 7pm

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

RELIVE THE SHOWBAND YEARS with Kevin Kearney, Saturday 2 November 9pm, in aid of Lourdes Fund, tickets £10 available in the Parish Centre

FUNDRAISING CONCERT & DVD LAUNCH Thursday 7 November in aid of the homeless, admission £10, pay at the door

COFFEE MORNING & RAFFLE Saturday 16 November 10am – 2pm, in support of Holy Family Missions, Sri Lanka, all welcome


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 9, 24, 28; £25 to Carmel Hasson, John Moore, Maggie Walls; Jackpots – £5000 & £2700

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 9, 13, 17, 23; £25 to Justine McKenna, Colum Lavery; Jackpot £1400

ST PIUS X COLLEGE My Fair Lady, Monday 25 November – Friday 29 November 7.30pm;tickets £10, on sale Tuesday 5 November – Friday 8 November in the College Foyer 11am – 12noon, or outside of these hours contact the College 028 7963 2186, Ext 205

N. I. BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE – Magherafelt High School, Wednesday 13 & Thursday 14 November 1.30pm – 4pm & 5.15pm – 8pm

ST FINBARRS HURLING CLUB – Nursery to U14 indoor training Tuesdays 6pm in Meadowbank, all newcomers welcome