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Welcome to the Parish of Magheralin

Parish Priest:  Fr. McConville
Tel:  028 92 611347

Please note:  If for any reason that I cannot be contacted in an emergency, a priest may be contacted on 028 38 323161
Dromore Diocese Charity Commission No:  NIC105046

Parish Bulletin:  20th May 2018
Pentecost Sunday. Year B

Responsorial Psalm - 32.
Happy the people the Lord has chosen as his own.

Gospel Acclamation.
Alleluia, alleluia!
Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,
the God who is, who was and who is to come.

St. Patrick's  & St Ronan's Magheralin Mass Times

 Celebrations / Anniversaries

Sunday 20th May - Sunday Mass

12.15 pm
Annie & Mollie McLernon. James & Margaret Mulholland

Monday 21st May

9.15 am

Mass & Adoration.
Tuesday 22nd May 9.15 am Communion Service

Sunday 27th May - Sunday Mass

12.15 pm

Confessions in Magheralin Church on Holy Saturday evening from 6.00 pm - 7.00 pm.

St. Colman's Kilwarlin Mass Times

 Celebrations  & Anniversaries

Saturday 19th May - Vigil Mass

6.00 pm

Florence Catney

Wednesday 23rd May

9.00 am

Mass - Annie Lavery

Saturday 26th May - Vigil Mass 6.00 pm James Catney

Sacrament of Penance
Saturday evening before Mass

Offertory Promise Collection Last Week

No. of Envelopes Out

 Envelopes Returned:


 Total Envelope Collection


 Loose Plate


 +47 Standing Orders


Total Collection


Use of Hall £150.00

Many thanks for your generous support to the Parish.

Church Duty for Next Weekend

26th & 27th May

Ministers of the Word

Vigil 6.00 pm - Kilwarlin Church

John Curran

Sunday 12.15 pm - Magheralin Church

Denis Hill

Ministers of the Eucharist

Vigil 6.00 pm - Kilwarlin Church

Frank Magennis

Sunday 12.15 pm - Magheralin Church

Sandra Simpson & John Keown

Altar Servers

 Sunday 12.15pm - Magheralin Church

 Team A

Church Cleaners

 St. Patrick's

 Team C

 St. Colman's

 Team C

Booking Anniversary Masses.
Please note that Anniversary Masses for the deceased should be booked using the new Anniversary Request Envelope
Indicate the date and the Mass time whenyou wish the Mass to be said.
These envelopes should be left into the parish office  or the parish office post box, or they can be put into the collection baskets at the weekend Masses. They should be in the Parish Office or the collection baskets two weeks before the date of the anniversary to ensure that they are included in the relevant bulletin.
Anniversaries will no longer be booked via the sacristy before or after mass.
Envelopes will be available in the porch of both churches.
Please feel free to bring the Offertory Gifts forward at the Anniversary Mass,
and please indicate that you wish to do so on the request envelope.

Cemetry Sunday.
St. Colman's Kilwarlin Sunday 10th June 5.00 pm.

Recently Deceased. 
Niall O'Hanlon. Laid to rest on Tuesday in St. Colman's Cemetery Lurgan.
Saints Patrick, Ronan & Colman pray for him.

Magheralin Parish Welcomes. 
Mary Stella Margaret McNickle.
Baptised Sunday 13th May 2018.
Saints Patrick, Ronan and Colman pray for her.

Prayer Group.
Wednesday at 8.00 pm in the Prayer Room.
Praying with the Sunday Readings.
All welcome.

Change to Mass Times. 
From the first weekend in June 2018 (Saturday 2nd June 2018) the Vigil Mass will be at 7.00 pm in St. Colman's Church Kilwarlin.
From the same weekend (Sunday 3rd June 2018) morning Mass in St. Patrick's & St. Ronan's will be at 11.00 am.
From that weekend forward weekday masses will be at 9.15 am on Mondays & Wednesdays in St.Patricks & St Ronans Magheralin and at 9.00 am on Tuesdays & Thursdays in St. Colman's Kilwarlin.
There will be no communion service on a Tuesday from June onwards. 

Children's Liturgy.
Sunday 20th May at the 12.15 pm Mass.

Fatima Pilgrimage.
Accompanied by a Spiritual Director.
14th September 2018-7 nights.
£679.00 per person sharing.
For further details please contact Anne Gribben (Lisburn Parish) on 02892670152

First Holy Communion.
Congratulations to the children who made their First Holy Communion last Sunday. A word of thanks to the parents and teachers who prepared them for the sacrament.

Total collected £3437.00 including a cheque for £380.00 from St. Patrick's school.

Volunteer Event.
We welcome all our volunteers to our annual get together on Sunday 20th May from 5.00 pm to 8.00 pm in the parochial hall. The speaker will be Deacon Frank Rice, this will be followed by a hot meal & refreshments. For catering purposes would you please confirm your attendance by 13th May and also inform us of any dietary requirements. Contact Martina on 07544314434 / 02838343649 or Mary on 07717186985.

Legion of Mary Annual Consecration.
The ceremony will take place on Sunday 27th May 2018 at 3.00 pm in St. Peter's Church Lurgan. Refreshments served afterwards in the parish hall.

St. Joseph's Young Priests Society. Annual Collection.
Collection envelopes will be handed out after the Masses in both Churches next weekend the 26th & 27th May 2018. When returning them please place them in the collection baskets. Your generosity is very much appreciated. Please pray for vocations. Thank you.

Fair Trade 
Will be held in St. Colman's Church after the 6.00pm Vigil Mass on Saturday 19th May.

World Meeting of Families.
Information sheets available in both Churches. More details on the internet.
We hope to organise coach travel to the Papal Mass in Phoenix Park on Sunday 26th August 2018. If you are interested please put your name & contact number on the sheet provided in both Churches on or before Sunday 10th June 2018.

Dromore Diocesan Historical Society
Field Trip on Sunday 20th May at 3.00 pm led by Brother Brian Monaghan to Killeavy Church near Meigh.

Nakonde Children's Centre Zambia.
Coffee Morning Saturday 26th May in St. Patrick's Parish Hall 10.30 am until 1.00 pm.

Little Duckling's Parent & Toddler Group.
Back Tuesday 10th April, 10.30am-12.15pm.
All welcome.

In St. Michael's GAA Hall every Thursday at 8.00 pm.  Book £5.  Everyone welcome.

St. Vincent de Paul Society
Emergency Contact No.  07717186985 or 07921876225.

Parish Office:
Tel - 028 92 617435
Email - 
Open every Wednesday morning.
Send your notices for the bulletin by email or a hand written notice may be placed by Tuesday night in the post box at the Parochial Hall.  All notices must be signed and have a contact number attached.


Safeguarding Children
Patricia Carville, Child Protection Officer
Tel:  07789 917741

Chris Greene - Organist and Choir Master.  Available for weddings and funerals:  07856361755