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 1 B. McCusker, R. Walls, M. McSwiggan
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
Altar Society Feb. Group 4 A. Martin, P. Hanson, M. Quinn
7 Feb. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm M. Conlon M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill
Sun. 8.00am Sr. Margaret A. McQuillan, R. McLaughlin
Sun. 10.30am B. Gogarty C. Shields, J. Lynch, N. Walls
Sun. 12 noon E. McKee B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin
C’dawson 9.30am D. McElwee F. J. O’Kane, L. Brown
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Nora MacBride, Michelle Pooley (née Young), Marc Bigger, Mary Dougan, Mary McDermott, Clare Eagleton, Kevin Scullion and Mary Devlin who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –
Sat. 30 Jan. Annie McGlade, Charles Conway, Frank Mulholland, Barney Bradley, Sarah Walls, Moira & Paddy Gormley, John Kerrigan, Teresa Doherty,
Ciaran Kilpatrick (1st Av 6.15pm Magherafelt)
Sun. 31 Jan. Seamus Mallon, John Joe Shivers, John Kearns, Felix O’Neill
Mon. 1 Feb. James Robinson, Maureen Flynn, Annie Gormley, Kathleen Downey, Sr. Immaculata
Tues. 2 Feb. Mary O’Kane, John O’Hagan, Pat Joe Donnelly
Wed. 3 Feb. Anne & Shauneen MacBride
Thur. 4 Feb. Jim Donnelly, Teresa McGurk
Fri. 5 Feb. Seamus O’Hagan, Matt McCann, Joe McWilliams
Sat. 6 Feb. Carmel Devlin
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Caoimhe Christine Maryanne Fitzsimons who was baptised recently.
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 24 January –
Magherafelt Envelopes – £1849, Loose Plate – £745; Castledawson Envelopes – £284, Loose Plate – £95;
Total S. Orders £715
FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD, Candlemas Day Tuesday 2 February – Candles will be blessed at 11am Mass Magherafelt and at 7.30pm Mass Castledawson; candles available in the Sacristy.
FEAST OF ST. BLAISE, Wednesday 3 February – St. Blaise is the Patron Saint of ailments of the throat. Throats will be blessed after 11am & 7.30pm Masses Magherafelt.
FIRST FRIDAY OF FEBRUARY Friday 5 February 7.30pm in St. Patrick’s Church Castledawson
The sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt.
THE ‘BRIDGE PROGRAMME’ – meeting for parents & guardians of those preparing for First Holy Communion & Penance, (Holy Family PS, Spires Integrated PS & Gaelscoil an tSeanchaí) takes place in the Parish Centre Bistro on Friday 5 February 7.30pm. The next ‘Bridge’ Mass will be on Sunday 7 February at 10.30am.
GIFT programme (for Year 8) – session 4 will be held in Holy Family P.S. Assembly Hall on Friday 5 February 7pm – 9pm; new year 8’s always welcome; there will be a sporting theme so bring your trainers.
EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION & READERS
If you did not receive a copy of the new rota via email some copies are now available in the Sacristy or Parish Office; see also the website.
CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK AT NEW ROW PRIMARY SCHOOL – Grandparents’ Afternoon Thursday 4 February 1.15pm; First Friday Mass led by P6 pupils Friday 5 February 10am in St. Patrick’s Church Castledawson
PARISH CENTRE Find us on Facebook
SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £2500; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish
EXPRESSIONS BISTRO open Tues. – Fri. 9am – 3pm
SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass
ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB – Monday 7.30pm
PARENTS & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15am -11.15am
WHIST Tuesday 2pm
PILATES – Tuesday 7pm
ZUMBA – Tuesday 8.30pm – 9.30pm
KNITTING GROUP – Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm
PILATES – Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm
CEILI DANCING – Wednesday 8.15pm
ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB – Thursday 7.30pm
PILOXING – Thursday 8pm – 9pm
TAE KWON DO – Friday 4pm – 6pm
SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING – Friday 6pm
ST. PATRICK’S SNOOKER CLUB Sun–Fri. from 7pm
LITURGY GROUP – meeting in the Convent House, Tuesday 2 February 8pm, new year for us & new members will be very welcome.
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 11, 22, 24; £25 to Kathleen Devlin, Nuala McGarrigle, Liz O’Neill; Jackpot £1200
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 10, 16, 18; £25 to Eileen Gallagher, Ryan McGrath; Jackpot £700
Are you aged 16-65, currently unemployed and seeking work? See what the fully funded SUSE+ (Step Up to Sustainable Employment) programme based at Northern Regional College can do for you. Call Danielle on 077 1809 7464 for more information.
NETWORK PERSONNEL & GLASGOWBURY – Thursday 4 February we are running a free event to give unemployed young people the chance to try out DJ, video production & photography; further training available, transport provided, contact Ann 0845 362 0747