Bulletin of 31 July 16

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Mgr. O’Byrne                                                   www.magherafeltparish.org


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


Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm

Altar Society Aug. Group 5 Betty Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster

ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (Apr – Sept.) 7.30pm

7 AUG.                  READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm          M. McLaughlin  C. McNamee, A. Goddard,

                                                        C. Lawlor

Sun. 8.00am         Sr. Caitriona      C. Bradley, K. McNamee

Sun. 10.30am       C. McGarry       E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                        M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        L. McNally         E. Mulholland, M. McGee,

                                                        A. McGuckin

C’dawson 9.30am S. McKenna     B. O’Kane, P. McKeever


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Robert Dinsmore, Thomas McCloy (Bellaghy), Elizabeth White and Mary McKenna who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 30 July          Malachy O’Kane, Brigid Heavron

Sun. 31 July        Jim Tohill, Thomas O’Neill, Veronica Henry, May White

Mon. 1 Aug.         Marie O’Neill, Gerard Logan, Darren McGreavey

Tues. 2 Aug.        Michael Collins, James Berryman,

                              Jackie McClenaghan (1st Av)

Wed. 3 Aug.         James Tohill

Thur. 4 Aug.        Seamus O’Neill,

                              Josie O’Kane (MM 7pm Newbridge)

Fri. 5 Aug.            Martin McCann

Sat. 6 Aug.          



Magherafelt Envelopes – £1898, Loose Plate – £648

Castledawson Envelopes – £276, Loose Plate – £52

Total Standing Orders – £715



Sr. Mary Gallagher would like to thank everyone who donated most generously to the appeal last weekend.  The total amount collected was £3518.49

FIRST FRIDAY OF AUGUST Friday 5 AugustPlease 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.

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION & READERS Copies of the new rota are available in the Sacristy for anyone who did not receive their copy via e-mail.

LOUGH DERG – Three Day Pilgrimage up to & including Saturday 13 August, for more information contact the Lough Derg office on 028 6863 2391 / 00353 719 861 518 or email info@loughderg.org.

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES Pastoral Centre Maghera – contact 028 7964 2983, or email maghera@accordni.com

Quinn’s Corner Dungannon – contact 028 3833 4781; www.courses.accord.ie



PARISH CENTRE              Find us on Facebook

SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £1950 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1

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

ZUMBA – Tuesday 8.30pm

PILATES – Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

TAE KWON DO – Thursday 4pm – 6pm;


TAE KWON-DO 2 DAY TRAINING COURSE & GRADING Monday 1 & Tuesday 2 August 10am – 12.30pm, open to all, both beginners & coloured belts, for all information & booking details please contact Toni 079 1257 0754


TAE KWON-DO TEENAGE & ADULT SELF-DEFENCE SEMINAR with Leo Maguire – Thursday 11 August 1pm – 3pm, open to members of the public & Taekwon-Do students from 12 years & above, £15, for all information & booking details please contact Toni 079 1257 0754

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 8, 17, 24, 28; £25 to Colette Young, Philippa McKinless, Patsy Forbes; Jackpot £1500

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 11, 17, 23; £25 to Brenda McIvor, Ryan Hughes; Jackpot £3000; Summer Camp Wednesday 10 August – Friday 12 August, £5 per child, (Girls September 2016 P1 up to U14, Boys September 2016 P3 up to U14); there will be a separate session for U6 boys at a later stage.

SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Day Pilgrimage to Knock on Saturday 10 September, contact 028 7930 0819 for more details and to book

FUNDRAISING CONCERT – in The Terrace Hotel Thursday 11 August featuring Ciaran Gribbin (INXS) and supporting line-up, tickets £10 available from the hotel, proceeds in aid of Our Lady of Lourdes Pilgrimage Society