Bulletin of 4 Aug 13

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


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

Weekdays: 11.00am (Mon. – Sat.), 7.30pm (Mon. & Wed.)

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


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

Altar Society Aug: Group 4 A. Martin, P. Hanson

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


Vigil 6.15pm:        F. Young            C. McNamee, P. Quinn, P. McKee

Sun. 8.00am:        P. Kerr                G. Rafferty, K. Lennon

Sun. 10.30am:     J. McKee           B. McErlean, J. Lynch, D. Bradley

Sun. 12 noon:       F. Convery        B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

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


REMEMBER OUR DEAD: Pray for Patsy Purvis, Sr. Concepta O’Neill, John Joe O’Neill, Don McCann and Doreen Duffy who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week:

Sat. 3 Aug:           

Sun. 4 Aug:           Fr. Coffey, James Berryman, Sarah McNamee, Seamus O’Neill

Mon. 5 Aug:          David Morgan (1st Av. 11am Magherafelt)

Tues. 6 Aug:        

Wed. 7 Aug:         

Thur. 8 Aug:         Michael Kevin McLaughlin, Harry Diamond, Elizabeth Bradley

Fri. 9 Aug:             Susan Hickey

Sat. 10 Aug:         Felix McCorry, Fr. Malachy Toner

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY: Today we greet Mark Henry Leyden and Devin John O’Hagan who were baptised recently.

CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 28 July: Envelopes – £2209, Loose Plate – £799, S. Orders £715

CONGRATULATIONS to Christopher Kearns & Joanne McCrystal and Maura Marshall & Cormac McGuckin who were married recently.


There will be a second collection each week after communion when the fundraising envelopes can be returned, in order to keep them separate from the normal collection.


HOLY GHOST MISSIONARIES will speak at all Masses today to make a mission appeal.


Quinn’s Corner Dungannon – Tuesday 20 & 27 August & 3 September, 7pm – 10pm; contact 028 3833 4781 or email armagh@accordni.com.

Pastoral Centre Maghera – Friday 13 & Saturday 14 September, Friday 25 & Saturday 26 October, Friday 22 & Saturday 23 November, Friday 10 & Saturday 11 January 2014, contact 028 7964 2983.

YOUTH 2000: Summer Festival Roscrea Thursday 15 August – Sunday 18 August, for young people aged 16-35, donation only, free buses available from towns throughout Ireland, contact 075 9887 6399, www.youth2000.ie.

LOUGH DERG: three day pilgrimage every day until Tues. 13 Aug; to book contact Maureen at the Lough Derg office on 028 6863 2391 or email info@loughderg.org.

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

PARISH CENTRE COFFEE SHOP: open Tuesday – Friday 9.30am – 3pm.


SUNDAY TEA CLUB: after 10.30am Mass

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


ZUMBA: with Kelly, Tuesday 8.30pm – 9.30pm, no booking necessary

PILATES: Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm; new beginner’s course starts Wednesday 14 August 8.15pm, to book contact Tanya 077 1316 1766.

TAE KWON DO: Friday 3.45pm – 5.45pm

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto: 9, 14, 16, 20; £25 to: Brian Milne, Joe McQuillan, Paul Grimes; Jackpot: £3000; Cul Camp: Monday 12 August – Friday 16 August; Registration and Fit Night Wednesday 7 August 7.30 – 8.30pm.

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C: Lotto: 7, 11, 12, 16; £25 to:; Jackie Mullan, Martin Kearney; Jackpot: £4600.

N.I. BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE: St. Patrick’s Church Car Park Castledawson, Friday 9 August 4pm – 8pm; call 0500 534 666 or www.nibts.org.


  • Trip to Mountstewart and Portaferry Saturday 17 August, bus leaves 10am, returns 6pm
  • Pilgrimage to Knock Saturday 14 September, £15, bring packed lunch

For more details & to book both of the above please contact 028 7930 0819 and leave a message.


FAMILY HISTORY FAIR: in Armagh City Library Thurs. 8 Aug. 10am – 2pm, with talks at 10.30am & 12pm, for details contact Armagh City Library 028 3752 4072 or O’Fiaich Library & Archive 028 3752 2981, Irish & Local Studies Library 028 3752 7851.


ST. PIO PILGRIMAGE: Due to the exhumation of St. Pio two extra trips are being organised –

San Giovanni Rotondo Tuesday 22 October for 4 nights, contact Sean Mulrine 028 7126 5926.