PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. McAnerney 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 5 M. Campbell, A. McCrystal, C. McKay
ST PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON
Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm
Altar Society Dec. Group 5 Betty Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster
Mass on First Friday (November – March) 7.30pm
14 DEC. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm J. McCormack G. McGuckin, A. Goddard,
Sun. 8.00am P. Kerr C. Bradley, Sr. Caitriona
Sun. 10.30am B. Gogarty N. Walls, M. Treanor, C. Shields
Sun. 12 noon J. Clayton M.Logue, M. McGee, K. Quinn
C’dawson 9.30am M. Devlin F. J. O’Kane, L. Brown
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Michael Burke, Paul Devlin, Teresa (Tessie) Loughran, Brendan Carmichael and Michael Crotty who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –
Sat. 6 Dec. Tony McGuckin
Sun. 7 Dec. Susan McGill, Annie Henry, Thomas Shivers, Johnny Doyle
Mon. 8 Dec. Patsy Doherty, Susan Mallon, Tony Gallagher, Malachy Carmichael, Liam Gribbin
Tues. 9 Dec. Annie Doyle, Patrick Scott
Wed. 10 Dec. Mary Ann Puxley, Mickey Joe McGurk, Catherine Hatton
Thurs. 11 Dec. Harry McNally Jr.
Fri. 12 Dec.
Sat. 13 Dec. Tiny Martin
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Darragh James Devlin, Milana Sophia Grigorjeva, Lorcan John Heaney and Leah Louise Lagan who were baptised recently.
CONGRATULATIONS to Claire Cassidy & Niall O’Brien who were married recently.
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 30 November
Magherafelt Envelopes – £1848, Loose Plate – £726
Castledawson Envelopes – £409, Loose Plate – £196
Total S. Orders £715
FEAST OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION
Masses for Monday 8 December
Magherafelt 8am, 11am & 7.30pm
Sunday 14 December
Carol Service Castledawson 5pm
Wednesday 17 December
Penitential Service Magherafelt 7.30pm
Sunday 21 December
Carol Service Magherafelt 7pm
CHRISTMAS CARDS are ready for distribution and are now available in the Parish Centre Boardroom. We would ask the team of envelope distributers to collect them before Thursday 11 December. We very much appreciate your help at this busy time of year.
MAGHERAFELT PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL Faith Development Programme continues its ‘Quick Journey through the Bible’ DVD series with the final two episodes Wednesday 10 December 8pm in Holy Family Primary School; all are welcome.
Apologies if you have emailed the Parish Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) this week & have not been acknowledged, unfortunately we are experiencing some difficulty at present. As an alternative please use email@example.com
Please ensure all notices and anniversaries for entry to the bulletins over the Christmas & New Year period are with the Parish Office before Thursday 18 December.
TROCAIRE GIFTS FOR CHANGE Trocaire gifts will be sold after all Masses today, please consider an alternative Christmas gift.
Coffee Shop Tuesday – Friday 9.30am – 3pm
SUNDAY TEA CLUB after 10.30am Mass
ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB Monday 7.30pm
PARENTS & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15 – 11.15am
PILATES Tuesday 7pm
ZUMBA Tuesday 8.30pm
KNITTING GROUP Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm
PILATES Wednesday 7pm
CEILI CLASS Wednesday 8pm
ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB Thursday 7.30pm
TAE KWON DO Friday 4pm – 6pm
HOLY FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL & NURSERY UNIT OPEN DAY – bring your child along and sample life in Holy Family Primary School & Nursery Unit at our Open Day on Tuesday 9 December 10am – 11.30am or 1pm – 2.30pm, everyone welcome.
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL Annual Seniors Dinner in the Parish Centre Sunday 14 December; to book ring 028 7930 0819, leave your name, address & number for tickets; in association with the Lions Club.
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 9, 16, 17, 19; £25 to Kieran McGuckin, Mary McLaughlin, Patsy Hurl; Jackpot £3000;
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 16, 18, 23; £25 to Chloe Doherty, Maura McAuley; Jackpot £1600;
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – Christmas Cards now available at the entrance to the Church, £3 per pack of 10; contact 028 7930 0819.
SPERRIN CHOIR presents Christmas at The Bridewell Friday 12 December 8pm, admission £8 (£6).
ARMAGH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES – 5 days, departing 12 May from Belfast International, £575 please contact Eugene 079 2802 4985 or Joe 075 2353 8402 for more details.