Bulletin of 31 Mar 13

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






Saturday: Vigil 6.15pm;     Sunday: 8.00am, 10.30am & 12noon


Confessions:     Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm


Baptisms:     Sunday 1.00pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance.


Altar Society: Group 2 M. McMahon, K.     McKendry, M. Gates




Sunday: 9.30am;     Weekdays: 7.30pm (Tues. & Thurs.)


Altar Society April: Group     5 B. Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster




ST JOHN, MILLTOWN:     Mass on First Friday (Apr. – Oct.) 7.30pm






Vigil 6.15pm:        M. McLaughlin G. McGuckin, A. Goddard,


                                                            C.     Madden


Sun. 8.00am:        Sr. Caitriona     A. McQuillan, R. McLaughlin


Sun. 10.30am:     K. Walls             B. McKee, J. McLaughlin, M. Trainor


Sun. 12 noon:       J. Clayton          B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin


C’dawson 9.30am C. Bell              B. Gregg, E. Gallagher




  1. OUR DEAD: Pray for Mary Scullion, Margaret McGurk,     Jonny McMurray, John Kearney, Charles Conway, Anna Mary Gallagher and Seamus     O’Brien who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur     this week:
  2. 30 Mar:         Alfie Heaney


Sun. 31 Mar:        Danny Walsh, Hugh Devlin, Mary     Elizabeth Hyland, Jackie Devlin


Mon. 1 Apr:          


Tues. 2 Apr:         Eileen O’Kane, Margaret (Gretta)     McNicholl


Wed. 3 Apr:          Joe McNeill


Thur. 4 Apr:          James Henry


Fri. 5 Apr:              John Smith, Mary O’Loughlin


  1. 6 Apr:            Desmond Kerr, Hugo Doyle, Teresa O’Loane
  2. DUES COLLECTION Sunday 24 March: Envelope – £5178, Loose Plate – £949, S.     Orders £715






WELCOME TO THE PARISH     FAMILY: Today we greet Jake Thomas Hugh Booth who was     baptised recently.


CONGRATULATIONS TO     Sinead Brennan and Barry Caldwell who were married recently.




  1. FRIDAY OF APRIL: Mass 7.30pm in St. John’s Church Milltown;     the sick & housebound will be visited this week.


Reminder: the First     Friday Mass during the summer months (Apr. – Oct.) will take place in St. John’s Church Milltown at     7.30pm.




ACCORD:     if you are interested in becoming a facilitator with ACCORD Catholic     Marriage Care Service please contact Susannah or Sheila 028 3833 4781 or armagh@accordni.com.




ENGAGED ENCOUNTER:     13 & 14 April in the Dromantine Centre, Newry; for more information     contact 028 7930 0340 or mail@strategia.co.uk.






Congratulations to Rev.     Liam Bradley, son of Hugh & Louise Bradley (formerly Magherafelt) and     grandson of Dinny & Mary Bradley, Hospital Road Magherafelt who will be     ordained a priest in the Cathedral Church of St. Joseph, Swansea on     Saturday 6 April.  Liam will be     familiar to many in Magherafelt as he often assisted at 11am Mass when home     on holidays.  Liam will celebrate     Mass and give his first blessing on Tuesday     9 April at 7pm in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption.  This will be followed by refreshments in     the Parish Centre.  All are welcome     to come and celebrate with Fr. Liam and the Bradley family.




ST. VINCENT DE PAUL: 028 7930 0819 / 075 0854 9585.








COFFEE SHOP EASTER     HOLIDAYS –reopens Tuesday 9 April.


SUNDAY TEA CLUB: after     10.30am Mass


SLIMMING WORLD:     Monday 10am, 5.30pm, 7.30pm


  1. & TODDLERS & BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUP: will resume Tuesday 16     April


PILATES:     Wednesday     7pm & 8.15pm (new 6 week beginners starts 3 Apr. contact Tanya 077 1316     1766)


  1. CLASS: Wednesday 8pm


TAE KWON DO:     Friday 3.45pm – 5.45pm


O’DONOVAN     ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto: 1, 3, 18, 21;     £25 to: Siobhan Murphy, Susan O’Hagan,     Siobhan Donnelly; Jackpot: £2100; Lotto Draw Tues. 7.30pm; UTR Productions present ‘The Very Very     Late Late Show’: starring Pandy Walshe, guest celebs & local talent     in the Parish Centre Fri. 12 & Sat. 13 April, 8pm; tickets £10     available from Sportsworld, Kerr’s Shop, MFF, Winesellers, Autocare &     Club members.


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C: Lotto: 3, 14, 19, 22; £25     to: Damien Loughran, Brendan Hughes; Jackpot: £2900; St. Malachy’s Strictly: Parish Centre, 4 & 6 April.


  1. TO KNIT: parents of children who wish their     children to acquire this very creative skill should contact Sr. Margaret     028 7963 2529.  Lessons will be     Saturday 11am – 12.30pm, beginning 13 April in the Convent House, 1-2     Wesleyan Mews.




HEALTH & CANCER AWARENESS     DAY: Sat. 13 April in White     River Hotel, with Action Cancer Big Bus & Cancer Focus Man Van; for     more details or to book an appointment contact Elaine Kelly 077 0809 8964     or Anita Gribbin 028 7965 9524.




  1. COMMUNITY GOSPEL CHOIR: Belfast Waterfront Hall Saturday 1     June 8pm, to book contact box office 028 9033 4455.




  1. LADY OF LOURDES PILGRIMAGE SOCIETY: annual pilgrimage to     Lourdes 11 – 16 July, contact Kathleen McCann 028 7963 2205 / 077 1970     1925.