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
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 Apr. Group 4 A. Martin, P. Hanson, M. Quinn
ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (Apr. – Oct.) 7.30pm
12 APRIL READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm P. Deehan M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee
Sun. 8.00am Sr. Caitriona A. McQuillan, R. McLaughlin
Sun. 10.30am P. O’Kane C. Shields, J. Lynch, D. Bradley
Sun. 12 noon F. Convery K. Donnelly, L. O’Neill, A. McAllister
C’dawson 9.30am M. Devlin S. Wilson, R. Scullion
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Mary Ellen Quinn who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –
Sat. 4 Apr. Jim Henry
Sun. 5 Apr. Brigid Berryman, John Smith, Mary O’Loughlin, Michael Rowan (1st Av)
Mon. 6 Apr. Desmond Kerr, Hugo Doyle, Teresa O’Loane
Tues. 7 Apr. Patricia Higgins, Lily McKeever
Wed. 8 Apr. Patrick Higgins
Thurs. 9 Apr. Mary Tohill, Kathleen Doyle, Dessie McConnell
Fri. 10 Apr. John McLaughlin, Molly Scullion, Annie Quinn, Pat Shaw, Annie McWilliams
Sat. 11 Apr. Patrick Spiers
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Ricardo Miguel Daniel Mackle – Leitao, Tomas Junior Soroka, Ladislav Soroka, Joshua Patrick Martin and Eimear Ann Mackle who were baptised recently.
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 29 March
Magherafelt Envelopes – £2073, Loose Plate – £810; Castledawson Envelopes – £308, Loose Plate – £91;
Total S. Orders £715
NEW PARISH ENVELOPES are due to commence on Sunday 12 April. Please contact the Parish Office or Fr. Gates if you have not received your box.
Magherafelt Parish Pastoral Council invite you to
– It’s your story!
Episode 8 ‘A vast company of witnesses: the communion of saints’
Wednesday 15 April 8pm Parish Centre Board Room
(please note no episode this week)
LIGHT OF NEW LIFE
‘Light gives of itself freely filling all available space.
It does not seek anything in return;
It asks not whether you are friend or foe.
It gives of itself and is not thereby diminished.’
Reflection: God created the light and darkness… a very special light dawned on the morning of the resurrection. Christ rose triumphantly from the tomb. That light has flickered for over 2000 years and triumphs again this Easter. Let your light shine, let it shine, let it shine! Happy Easter!
ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES
Quinn’s Corner Dungannon – Tuesday 26 May & Tuesday 2 & 9 June 7pm – 10pm; Tuesday 25 August & Tuesday 1 & 8 September; to book contact 028 3833 4781 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pastoral Centre Maghera – 18 & 19 September; 23 & 24 October; 20 & 21 November; to book contact 028 7964 2983 or email email@example.com.
Please note the Parish Office will be closed Easter Monday and Tuesday.
SUNDAY BINGO TONIGHT AT 7.30PM IN THE PARISH CENTRE, DOORS OPEN 7PM; EVERYONE WELCOME; PLEASE COME ALONG AND SUPPORT YOUR PARISH; JACKPOT £1250
COFFEE SHOP re-opens Tuesday 14 April 9am
SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass
REELROBICS commences Monday 13 April 7.30pm
PILATES Tuesday 7pm – no session this week
ZUMBA Tuesday 8.30pm – no session this week
KNITTING GROUP no session this week
PILATES Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm
CEILI CLASS Wednesday 8pm – no session this week
TAE KWON DO Friday 4pm – 6pm
IRISH DANCING Friday 6pm – no session this week
HOLY FAMILY ASSOCIATES
Anyone interested in becoming a Holy Family Lay Associate? Please get in touch with Sr. Margaret 028 7963 2529.
ST MARY’S MAGHERA’FIT’ INITIATIVE – 6 week Fitness Programme for children from 3 – 11 years old, commencing Saturday 25 April; for information and enrolment contact Michael 075 9503 6567 or email firstname.lastname@example.org; please note enrolment closes Friday 17 April.
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 11, 12, 17, 20; £25 to Aedan Kerr, Assumpta McLaughlin, Caroline McElhone; Jackpot £6450; next week’s Lotto will take place Wednesday; Thank you for your contributions to the Irish Language Collection total £630.
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 4, 7, 17; £25 to Oonagh Gribbin, Tommy Gallagher; Jackpot £2100
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – contact 028 7930 0819
VINCENT’S (SVP) shop & sorting unit need volunteers. If you have a few hours to spare & would like to help, please contact Sandra 028 7930 1859.