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 7.30pm
Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm
Baptisms Sunday 1.00pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance.
Altar Society – Group 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan
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
22 DEC. READERS EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS
Vigil 6.15pm: M. McLaughlin T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley
Sun. 8.00am: P. Kerr C. Bradley, Sr. Caitriona
Sun. 10.30am: P. O’Kane J. Higgins, M. McQuillan,
Sun. 12 noon: B. Corrigan M. Treharne, J. Young, J. Lavery
C’dawson 9.30am M. Devlin C. McKenna, S. McGuckin
REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Matthew Ward, Eugene McGeehan & Sr. Margaret Duncan (England) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week:
Sat. 14 Dec: Elizabeth Gallagher, Philip McGoldrick, Mary McSwiggan, Paul Scott, Mary Smith
Sun. 15 Dec: Margaret Deehan, Mary Ann McLernon, Sue Murray, Maggie Martin
Mon. 16 Dec: Leo Conway
Tues. 17 Dec: Frank Morgan, Margaret Gallagher
Wed. 18 Dec: Jim Joe Scullion, Philip O’Brien
Thur. 19 Dec: Clare Morrison
Fri. 20 Dec: Rose Donnelly, Bridie Morgan, Pat McGlade, Margaret Reid, Patsy & Brigid Bateson,
Nuala Kelly (MM Magherafelt 7.30pm)
Sat. 21 Dec: Brigid Niblock, Mary O’Hagan
CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 8 December Envelopes – £2087, Loose Plate – £796, S. Orders £715
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY: Today we greet Niamh Ellen Merron, Anna Taylor, Muireann Jane Fox, Ronan Hugh Farmer and Lucy Jacqueline Mooney who were baptised recently.
INTERNAL WORK TO THE CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION
The total cost of work to the Church was £102,540. Thanks to all who have contributed to the project. To date we have collected over £50,000. We would ask those who have not yet contributed to view the work and to consider doing so.
ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS SERVICES
Parish Carol Services
today 5.00pm Castledawson
Sunday 22 December 8.00pm Magherafelt
Parish Penitential Service
Wednesday 18 December 7.30pm Magherafelt (please note thee will be no Mass this evening)
Confessions in Week Leading up to Christmas
Saturday 21 December 11.30am – 1.00pm Magherafelt
Monday 23 December after 11.00am & 7.30pm Masses Magherafelt
Christmas Eve Masses
Christmas Day Masses
8.00am, 10.30am, 12 noon Magherafelt
PARISH CHRISTMAS CARDS – Reminder The annual Parish Christmas cards are available for collection by envelope distributers in the Parish Centre. As always your help is deeply appreciated.
Please ensure all notices and anniversaries for entry to the bulletins over the Christmas & New Year period are with the Parish Office by Thursday 19 December.
COFFEE SHOP: open Tues. – Fri. 9.30am – 3pm
The Coffee Shop will be closed on Tuesday 24 December and will reopen Tuesday 7 January.
The staff & volunteers of the Parish Centre Coffee Shop would like to wish all our customers a Happy Christmas & a Joyful New Year. Many thanks for your support throughout the year and we look forward to seeing you in 2014.
SUNDAY TEA CLUB after 10.30am Mass
SLIMMING WORLD: Monday 10am, 5.30pm, 7.30pm
ST JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB: Monday 7.30 pm
KNITTING GROUP: Wednesday 10.30am
CEILI CLASS: Wednesday 8pm
TAE KWON DO: Friday 3.45pm – 5.45pm
SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING: Friday 6pm
ST. MARY’S GRAMMAR SCHOOL presents ‘A Celtic Christmas’ with Liam Lawton Thurs. 19 Dec. 7.30pm, tickets £20 from the school office 028 7963 2320.
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C: Lotto 7, 10, 21, 23; £25 to Bridget Devlin, Oran Kerr, Kathleen Tohill; Jackpot £3000.
ST. MALACHY G.A.C: Lotto 1, 6, 8, 19; £25 to Fergal Gribbin, Ciaran Lavery; Jackpot £600.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL: Christmas cards now available in the Church, £3 for pack of 10; contact 028 7930 0819 / 075 0854 9585.
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 & returned to the school with the child’s birth certificate by 12.00 noon Friday 10 January.
TROCAIRE GIFTS FOR CHANGE raised £773. Thank you to everyone who contributed & helped with this appeal.