PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Mgr. O’Byrne 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
Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm
Baptisms Sunday 1.00pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance.
Altar Society – Group 2 M. McMahon, M. Gates
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
Altar Society May Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young
ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (Apr. – Oct.) 7.30pm
11 MAY READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm: M. McLaughlin M. Bradley, C. McAllister, B. McKee
Sun. 8.00am: P. Kerr C. Bradley, Sr. Caitriona
Sun. 10.30am: K. Walls J. Higgins, M. McQuillan, M. Gates
Sun. 12 noon: E. McKee O. Walshe, B. Boyle, E. Mulholland
C’dawson 9.30am N. Diamond S. Wilson, R. Scullion
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Philomena Hopkins (née McGeown), Patricia Donnelly, Jack McKeever and James Malone who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week:
Sat. 3 May Mary Kealey & Seamus Kealey, Henry Heaney, Mary Doyle (1st Av. Newbridge 7pm)
Sun. 4 May Oliver McKenna
Mon. 5 May Elizabeth Kelly, Peggy Wright, Charlie McFlynn
Tues. 6 May Catherine Halferty, Patrick Bradley
Wed. 7 May Mary Quinn, Harry & Margaret Doyle, Kathleen Devane, John Hanson, Bunny O’Hagan
Mary Devlin (1st Av. Magherafelt 7.30pm)
Thur. 8 May Elizabeth McKeever, Mary McFlynn
Fri. 9 May Edward Bradley
Sat. 10 May
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Flynn Joseph Shaw, Mason Liam Maguire, Maria Louise Heagney, Dáithí Brian Cathcart and Nancy Beatrice Doyle who were baptised recently.
HOLY LAND COLLECTION Good Friday £1295
EASTER DUES COLLECTION Sunday 20 April Envelopes – £5992, Loose Plate – £1333
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 27 April Envelopes – £2395, Loose Plate – £832, S. Orders £715
TROCAIRE – £13645.34
CONGRATULATIONS to Margaret Gillen and Alistair Neeson who were married recently.
CONFIRMATION will take place in Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt on Tuesday 6 May at 5pm.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION
Children from Holy Family Primary School, Spires Integrated Primary School and Gaelscoil an tSeanchaí will receive their First Holy Communion in Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt on Saturday 10 May. Children from New Row Primary School will receive their First Holy Communion in St. Patrick’s, Castledawson on Saturday 17 May.
GRAVEYARD SUNDAY will take place on Sunday 29 June.
ARMAGH DIOCESAN YOUTH COMMISSION for detailed information about the Summer Youth Pilgrimages (Taizé, Lourdes & Santiago) please email email@example.com, places are limited.
PORTGLENONE PRAYER GROUP ‘Life in the Spirit Seminars’ a series of talks, presented on DVD, to help you open your heart to the life-changing work of the Holy Spirit, from Tuesday 6 May 7pm for 6 weeks.
LOUGH DERG for information on pilgrimages, day retreats and reflection days contact 028 6863 2391 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, www.loughderg.org.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL 028 7930 0819 / 075 0854 9585
COFFEE SHOP Tuesday – Friday
VOLUNTEERS required for the Parish Centre Coffee Shop. Do you have a spare four hours per week where you could volunteer in the Coffee Shop? If so contact Mona 078 7252 5938.
SUNDAY TEA CLUB after 10.30am Mass
ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB resumes September
PARENTS & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15am – 11.15am
PILATES Tuesday 7pm
ZUMBA Tuesday 8.30pm – 9.30pm
KNITTING GROUP resumes September
PILATES Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm
CEILI GROUP resumes September
TAE KWON DO Friday 3.30pm – 5.30pm
SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING Friday 6pm
YOUTH CLUB Friday 7pm
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul are hosting an ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES FAIR in the Parish Centre on Saturday 17 May 10.30am – 4.30pm, £3.
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto 5, 10, 11, 15; £25 to Mary McLaughlin, Geraldine Purvis, Dearbhla Coary; Jackpot £3000
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C: Lotto 1, 13, 19, 24; £25 to Mary Bradley, Colm Heaney; Jackpot £1100. Best wishes to the Under 14 Footballers in the Feile Final on Monday 5 May in Owenbeg.
OUR LADY OF LOURDES PILGRIMAGE SOCIETY 44th Annual Pilgrimage to Lourdes 11 – 16 July, from Belfast, staying at Hotel Agena; contact Kathleen McCann 028 7963 2205 / 077 1970 1925.
CAMPA CHORMAIC 2014 places still available contact 077 4693 0591 / 079 5561 9378 by Friday 9 May or see www.campachormaic.com.
CASTLEDAWSON SURGERY Open Day in the new surgery on Tuesday 6 May 11am – 4pm. The surgery will be in full use from Wednesday 7 May, 8.30am – 5.30pm (closed 1pm-2pm). We wish to thank all our patients for their co-operation during the renovations.