PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Gates www.magherafeltparish.org
OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION, MAGHERAFELT
Saturday Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday 10.30am, 12noon
Tuesday – Friday 7.30am, Monday – Saturday 11.00am, Monday 7.30pm
Eucharistic Adoration Monday after 11am Mass followed by Benediction 7.15pm; Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm
Baptisms Sunday 1pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance
Altar Society – Group 4 E. Gogarty, U. McLaughlin, M. Campbell
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON Sunday 9am; First Friday (Oct. – Mar.) 7.30pm;
Altar Society Mar. Group 2 J. Barry, P. Gallagher, L. Gallagher
12 Mar. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm P. Quinn M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee
Sun. 10.30am Sr. Caitriona E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,
Sun. 12 noon L. McNally W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,
C’dawson 9am A. Brown B. Gregg, E. Gallagher
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Brigid Philomena (Phyllis) Scullion and John O’Kane who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –
Sat. 4 Mar. Josephine Doyle
Sun. 5 Mar. Martha McVeigh, Jane O’Donnell, P. J. & Eva Moloney, Charles Conway
Margaret Donnelly MM 9am Castledawson
Mon. 6 Mar. Stephen O’Kane, Denis O’Neill, James McLaughlin, Henry J. McNally Sr.
Tues. 7 Mar. Malachy McSwiggan, Patsy Duffy, Margaret Gillen
Wed. 8 Mar. Thomas O’Kane
Thur. 9 Mar. Alphonsus Gribbin
Fri. 10 Mar. Jimmy Love
Sat. 11 Mar. Marcus O’Hagan, Robert Deehan
(Sunday 12 March John O’Kane MM 12 noon Magherafelt))
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Noah Christopher O’Kane, Juliana Banjai Gomes Cuino and Luis Filipe Banjai Gomes Cuino who were baptised recently.
LAST WEEK’S COLLECTION Sunday 26 February
Magherafelt Envelopes – £1710, Loose Plate – £598
Castledawson Envelopes – £499, Loose Plate – £102
Total Standing Orders – £715
The priests of the Parish and the Parish Finance Committee would like to thank the family who anonymously donated £10,000 for the purchase of a new organ in St. Patrick’s Church Castledawson. This new organ has now been installed and we are most grateful.
CONGRATULATIONS to Fergal Duffin and Fiona McCrory who were married recently.
ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES CHURCH GATE COLLECTION Many thanks for your generosity last weekend, total amount collected – £1784; you will be remembered in prayers at Lourdes.
WEEKDAY MASS TIMES DURING LENT
Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt
7.30am Tuesday – Friday, 11am Monday – Saturday, 7.30pm Monday
BRIDGE PROGRAMME MEETING 2 – for all parents/guardians of First Communion children on Tuesday 7 March 7.30pm or Tuesday 14 March 7.30pm in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption. All parents/guardians must attend one of these meetings & register on the night.
REFLECT ON THE WORD OF GOD
You are invited to reflect on the Word of God with Sr. Margaret in the Convent House, 1-2 Wesleyan Mews each Tuesday evening during Lent beginning Tuesday 7 March 7.30pm – 8.30pm, all are welcome.
ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES Pastoral Centre Maghera – 23 & 24 June;
Quinn’s Corner Ballygawley – 12, 19, 26 September & 7, 14, 21 November; for more information and to book online www.courses.accord.ie
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819
Jackpot £2400 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1
EXPRESSIONS BISTRO Open Tues – Fri 9am – 3pm
SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass
MONDAY – ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB 7.30pm TUESDAY – PARENTS & TODDLERS 9.15am – 11.15am; WHIST 2pm; PILATES 7pm
WEDNESDAY – KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILATES 7pm & 8.15pm; PILOXING 7pm in Holy Family P. S.
THURSDAY – TAE KWON DO 4pm
FRIDAY – SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING 6pm in Holy Family P. S.
SATURDAY – STAGE RIGHT DRAMA from 1pm
CHARITY COFFEE AFTERNOON Saturday 11 March from 2pm, in aid of Saphara
FLOWER ARRANGING WORKSHOP – Thursday 23 March from 10am, contact Rosemary 077 6964 7470 for more details and booking
‘THE LATE MRS. EARLY OF HIGHFIELD ROAD’
Thursday 9 March, Friday 10 March & Saturday 11 March – Avoid disappointment, limited tickets £10 are still available from the Parish Centre, the Sacristy after each Mass in both Magherafelt & Castledawson and from O’Brien’s Pharmacy & Kerr’s Shop. **Special offer ** Family Ticket for Thursday, £25 (2 adults & up to 3 children)
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 18, 19, 24; £25 to Seamus Spiers, Marian Rocks, Anna Goddard; Jackpot £2400;
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 13, 16, 19; £25 to Noreen Doyle, Hugh McLarnon; Jackpot £5000
St. Colmcille’s Girl Guides would like to thank everyone who attended and supported the recent Table Quiz; the total amount raised was £1427.46.