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 6 B. Morgan, A. Doyle, C. Devlin
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
Altar Society Mar. Group 5 Betty Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster
13 Mar. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm U. O’Kane M. Gates, P. Mckee, R. Tohill
Sun. 8.00am Sr. Caitriona C. Bradley, K. McNamee
Sun. 10.30am T. White Eddie Bradley, J. McLaughlin,
Sun. 12 noon L. McNally K. Donnelly, L. O’Neill, A. McAllister
C’dawson 9.30am P. Hanson B. O’Kane, P. McKeever
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Barney Devlin, Brigid Gordon and John Joe Graham (Birmingham) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –
Sat. 5 Mar. Martha McVeigh, Jane O’Donnell, Charles Conway
Sun. 6 Mar. Stephen O’Kane, James McLaughlin, Henry J. McNally, Denis O’Neill, P.J. & Eva Moloney, Frankie Coyle
Mon. 7 Mar. Margaret Cochrane, Malachy McSwiggan, Patsy Duffy, Margaret Gillen
Tues. 8 Mar. Thomas O’Kane, John A. O’Neill
Wed. 9 Mar. Alphonsus Gribbin, Bobby Hutchinson
Thur. 10 Mar. Mary McGlade, James Love
Fri. 11 Mar. Marcus O’Hagan, Robert Deehan, Jim Toner
Sat. 12 Mar.
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 28 February –
Magherafelt Envelopes – £1831, Loose Plate – £683; Castledawson Envelopes – £242, Loose Plate – £89;
Total S. Orders £715
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Conor Leo Patrick McGuigan, Irene Spillane and Daisy Gladys Hawthorne who were baptised recently.
WEEKDAY MASS TIMES DURING LENT
Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt
7.30am Monday – Friday, 11am Monday – Saturday, 7.30pm Monday, Wednesday & Friday
St Patrick’s Castledawson 7.30pm Tuesday & Thursday
FIRST PENANCE for children of Holy Family Primary School and Spires Integrated Primary School will take place in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt on Thursday 10 March at 7.30pm.
FIRST PENANCE for children of New Row Primary School will take place in St. Patrick’s Church Castledawson on Thursday 10 March at 1pm.
THE ‘BRIDGE PROGRAMME’ – meeting for parents & guardians of those preparing for First Holy Communion & Penance takes place in the Parish Centre Bistro on Friday 11 March 7.30pm. The next ‘Bridge’ Mass will be on Sunday 13 March at 10.30am.
‘I am Patrick, a sinner, unlettered, the least of all the faithful’ (from The Confession)
Fr. Aidan Larkin will give a talk on St. Patrick on Friday 11 March at 7.30pm in the Holy Family P. S. Hall; everyone welcome.
ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES
Thursday 12 May – Tuesday 17 May (€730 from Belfast); some places still available, contact Joe 075 2353 8402 / Eugene 079 2802 4985; substantial subsidies & special arrangements available for assisted pilgrims.
PARISH CENTRE Find us on Facebook
SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £2750 in 48 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
ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB – Monday 7.30pm
PARENTS & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15am-11.15am
WHIST Tuesday 2pm, new players most welcome
PILATES – Tuesday 7pm
ZUMBA – Tuesday 8.30pm – 9.30pm
KNITTING GROUP – Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm
PILATES – Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm
CEILI DANCING – Wednesday 8.15pm
ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB – Thursday 7.30pm
PILOXING – Thursday 8pm – 9pm
TAE KWON DO – Friday 4pm – 6pm
SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING – Friday 6pm
ST. PATRICK’S SNOOKER CLUB Sun–Fri. from 7pm
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION PHOTOGRAPHS (circa 1960’s) on display in Expressions Bistro, can you help identify any of the faces?
‘THE VICAR OF DERRAMORE’ will be performed in the Burnavon, Cookstown on Friday 11 March; tickets £10 available from the Burnavon Box Office 028 8676 9949 or online www.burnavon.com; this performance is hosted by Desertcreat Women’s Institute.
COFFEE MORNING in the Parish Centre on Saturday 12 March 9am – 2pm in aid of Global Vision International (a construction project in India), everyone welcome
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 7, 12, 14; £25 to Patrick Rocks, Joe Cassidy, Catherine Smylie; Jackpot £1150; Final Registration Day Saturday 12 March 11am – 1pm
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 19, 22, 23; £25 to Fr. Paddy Mackle, Sean Gallagher; Jackpot £900