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
First Friday (Nov. – Mar.) 7.30pm
Altar Society Dec. Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young
ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (Apr. – Oct.) 7.30pm
15 DEC. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm: F. Young C. Lawlor, D. McGuckin,
Sun. 8.00am: C. McMullan A. McQuillan, R. McLaughlin
Sun. 10.30am: J. McKee B. McKee, J. McLaughlin,
Sun. 12 noon: N. O’Connor B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin
C’dawson 9.30am D. McElwee B. Gregg, E. Gallagher
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Nuala Kelly, Matthew Ward, Eugene McGeehan & Sr. Margaret Duncan (England) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week:
Sat. 7 Dec: Susan McGill, Johnny Doyle, Bernadette Regan, Annie Henry, Tommy Shivers
Sun. 8 Dec: Susan Mallon, Patsy Doherty, Tony Gallagher, Liam Gribbin, Malachy Carmichael
Mon. 9 Dec: Annie Doyle
Tues. 10 Dec: Catherine Hatton, Mary Ann Puxley, Mickey Joe McGurk
Wed. 11 Dec: Harry McNally Jr., John McKeown
Thur. 12 Dec:
Fri. 13 Dec: Tiny Martin, Jack Kerr
Sat. 14 Dec: Elizabeth Gallagher, Philip McGoldrick, Mary McSwiggan
DECEMBER DUES COLLECTION Sunday 1 December Envelopes – £5015, Loose Plate – £852, S. Orders £715
LECTIO DIVINA FOR ADVENT Lectio Divina for Advent continues in our Parish Centre Thursday 12 December 8pm.
TROCAIRE GIFTS FOR CHANGE: Trocaire gifts will be sold after all Masses today, gifts start at £5.
PARISH CHRISTMAS CARDS
The annual Parish Christmas cards will be available for collection by envelope distributers from Monday 9 December in the Parish Centre. They need to be distributed to homes by Friday 13 December. As always your help is deeply appreciated.
PARISH CAROL SERVICES
Castledawson – Sunday 15 December 5pm
Magherafelt – Sunday 22 December 8pm
HOLY FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL & NURSERY UNIT
Application forms for enrolment in both the Nursery Unit (children born on or between 2 July 2010 & 1 July 2011, and 2 July 2011 & 1 July 2012) & the Primary School (children born on or between 2 July 2009 & 1 July 2010) should be completed and returned to the school with the child’s birth certificate by 12.00 noon Friday 10 January.
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL Annual Seniors Dinner in the Parish Centre Sunday 15 December; to book ring 028 7930 0819, leave your name, address & number & tickets will be delivered; in association with the Lions Club.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL: Christmas cards now available in the Church, £3 for pack of 10; contact 028 7930 0819 / 075 0854 9585.
COFFEE SHOP: open Tues. – Fri. 9.30am – 3pm
A One Day special Christmas Dinner will be available on Wednesday 11 December from 12noon. One course £6.45, two courses £7.95 or three courses £9.95. Pre-book to avoid disappointment. All welcome.
SUNDAY TEA CLUB after 10.30am Mass
SLIMMING WORLD: Monday 10am, 5.30pm, 7.30pm
ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB: Monday 7.30 pm
PARENTS & TODDLERS: Tues. 9.15am – 11.15am
PILATES Tuesday 7pm
ZUMBA: Tuesday 8.30pm – 9.30pm
KNITTING GROUP: Wednesday 10.30am
CEILI CLASS: Wednesday 8pm
PILATES: Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm
ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB Thursday 7.30pm
TAE KWON DO: Friday 3.45pm – 5.45pm
SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING: Friday 6pm
APOSTOLIC WORKERS ANNUAL SALE OF WORK
today 3pm in the Parish Centre, all proceeds in aid of the Missions, everyone welcome.
ST. MARY’S GRAMMAR SCHOOL presents ‘A Celtic Christmas’ with Liam Lawton Thursday 19 December doors 7.30pm, tickets £20 available from the school office 028 7963 2320.
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto 12, 14, 17, 24; £25 to Alex McKee, Marty Craig, Paddy O’Kane; Jackpot £3000.
ST. MALACHY G.A.C: Lotto 1, 4, 9, 22; Jackpot winners Mary Mullan, Trea O’Neill; New Jackpot £500.
HOMECARE INDEPENDENT LIVING – Care assistants required in the Magherafelt area; if you have a full licence, access to a car and an interest in becoming a care assistant please contact the HR department on 028 3751 1333 for an application form.