Bulletin of 9 Oct 16

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. McAnerney                                                 www.magherafeltparish.org


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; First Friday (Oct. – Mar.) 7.30pm

Altar Society Oct. Group 2 J. Barry, P. Gallagher, L. Gallagher


Vigil 6.15pm          C. Donoghue     M. Gates, P. McKee, R. Tohill

Sun. 8.00am         C. O’Kane         Sr. Margaret, M. Ludlow

Sun. 10.30am       R. Clayton         C. Shields, J. Lynch, N. Walls

Sun. 12 noon        B. Ludlow          B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9.30am D. McElwee     B. Gregg, E. Gallagher


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Annie Keeley, Lughaidh Mac Giolla Bhrighde (Maghera), Gerry Hughes, Lucy Scott and Michael McLaughlin (Randalstown) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week


Sat. 8 Oct.            Joey Robinson

Sun. 9 Oct.           William J. Deehan, Pauline Toner, Cassie Magee, Sam Ewing

Mon. 10 Oct.        Sue & Harry Burke, Brendan Higgins

Tues. 11 Oct.      

Wed. 12 Oct.        Patrick Dowds, Hugh McCormack

Thur. 13 Oct.       Patsy Mallon, Dympna Kelly, Marie Craig

Fri. 14 Oct.          

Sat. 15 Oct.          James E. McCaughan



Magherafelt Envelopes – £3838, Loose Plate – £664

Castledawson Envelopes – £631, Loose Plate – £115

Total Standing Orders – £715


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Naoimh Bradley, Aria Kelly-Kaura and Nathan Wilkes Conway who were baptised recently.

Please note the following dates in 2017–

First Penance Wednesday 22 March

First Communion Magherafelt Saturday 6 May

First Communion Castledawson Saturday 20 May

Confirmation Sunday 21 May


CHILDRENS RESOURCE LIBRARY – Religious books available for use during all services at the back of the Church, please return to shelf after service



If anyone in your family is ill and/or in hospital and you would like a visit from a priest please contact one of the priests or the Parish office.  Likewise if you have recently moved house and you would like your home blessed please contact one of the priests or the Parish office.


SPRED Special Religious Education – Meeting in the Parish Centre Tuesday 11 October 7.30pm


YOUTH 2000 – weekend retreat Fri. 14 Oct. – Sun. 16 Oct. in Lough Derg, www.youth2000.ie or 075 9887 6399

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES Pastoral Centre Maghera – 21 & 22 October and 25 & 26 November contact 028 7964 2983, or email maghera@accordni.com, www.courses.accord.ie

ENGAGED ENCOUNTER prepare for future married life, 25 & 26 February in Our Lady & St. Patrick’s Parish Centre, Ballymoney, for more information contact 028 2763 8512 or www.marriageencounter.ie


PARISH CENTRE             

SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £2450 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1


SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

COFFEE MORNING Sunday from 12 noon in aid of Global Vision International

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 3pm

PILOXING – Monday 9.30am – 10am

ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB Monday 7.30pm, new members welcome

PARENTS & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15am – 11.15am

WHIST – Tuesday 2pm, new players most welcome

PILATES –new 5 week set commences Tuesday 10 October 7pm, contact Therese 028 7963 2142

ZUMBA – Tuesday 8.30pm

PILOXING – Wednesday 9.30am – 10am

KNITTING GROUP – Wednesday 10.30am

PILOXING – Wednesday 7pm

PILATES – Wednesday 7pm

TAE KWON DO – Thursday 4pm

ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB Thursday 7.30pm


BABY SENSORY NI Wednesday 10am – 11am for newborn to 13 months

JIVE CLASSES recommence Wednesday 19 October 8pm – 9pm, contact Mairead 077 3184 3237

TEA DANCE Wednesday 19 October from 2pm, refreshments provided, everyone welcome

STAGE RIGHT YOUTH DRAMA GROUP Saturday 5 November from 1pm

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 11, 17, 24, 30; £25 to Margot McClean, Michael Higgins, Brian Martin; Jackpot £2500


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 11, 17, 22; £25 to Majella McCusker, Niall McNicholl; Jackpot £4000; Castledawson v Steelstown Intermediate Championship Final today 3.45pm, all support welcome; Ceili Dancing Class Wednesday 8pm