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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:  11th February 2018
Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time. Year B

Responsorial Psalm - 31
You are my refuge O Lord:
you fill me with the joy of salvation.

Gospel Acclamation.
Alleluia, alleluia!
May the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ
enlighten the eyes of our mind, so that
we can see what hope his call holds for us.

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

 Celebrations / Anniversaries

Sunday 11th February - Sunday Mass

12.15 pm
Brendan Morgan. Maria & James McRoberts

Monday 12th February

9.15 am

Mass & Adoration.
Tuesday 13th February 9.15 am Communion Service
Wednesday 14th February - Ash Wednesday 7.30 pm

Sunday 18th February - Sunday Mass

12.15 pm

Maura Heaney. John Lynch

St. Colman's Kilwarlin Mass Times

 Celebrations  & Anniversaries

Saturday 10th February - Vigil Mass

6.00 pm

Owen & Rose Lavery

Wednesday 14th February - Ash Wednesday

9.00 am

 Thursday 15th February

9.00 am
No Communion Service
Saturday 17th February - Vigil Mass 6.00 pm Gerard Catney. Bernard Kearney

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


Bowling Club Use of Hall £800.00
Building Fund £800.00
Use of Hall £97.50

Many thanks for your generous support to the Parish.

Church Duty for Next Weekend

10th & 11th February

Ministers of the Word

Vigil 6.00 pm - Kilwarlin Church

Aine Colgan

Sunday 12.15 pm - Magheralin Church

Piotr Sidor

Ministers of the Eucharist

Vigil 6.00 pm - Kilwarlin Church

John Fox

Sunday 12.15 pm - Magheralin Church

Bernadette Coggan & Mona Byrne

Altar Servers

 Sunday 12.15pm - Magheralin Church

 Team C

Church Cleaners

 St. Patrick's

 Team C

 St. Colman's

 Team A

Evening Masses during Lent.
During Lent evening Mass will be celebrated on the Fridays of Lent at 7.30 pm in St. Patrick's and St. Ronan's Church Magheralin.
Beginning Friday 23rd February. During Mass we will remember Pope Francis' message in "The Gospel of the Family-Joy to the World" and we 
will pray for family and community in preparation for The World Meeting of Families in Dublin in August.

Booking Anniversary Masses.
Please note that Anniversary Masses for the deceased should be booked using the new Anniversary Request Envelope. 
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.
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.
Anniversary notices should be in the parish office on or before the Wednesday morning of the week before if they are to be included in the bulletin.

Prayer Group.
In preparation for Easter a Lenten Programme
will be held in the Prayer Room on the Wednesdays
during Lent. Beginning Wednesday 28th February @ 8.00 pm.
All welcome.

Recently Deceased.
Seamus Campbell
Saints Patrick & Ronan Pray for us.

Getting Married in 2018.
If you are getting married in Magheralin or another parish in 2018 please contact Father Conor to ensure all paperwork (church & civil) is up to date.

12th April 2018 at 6.00 pm.
For three weeks the Faith Friend's Programme will run
from 11.30 am - 12.00 noon on Sunday the 18th February,
Sunday the 25th February and Sunday the 4th March.
All welcome.

First Holy Communion.
Sunday 13th May 2018 

Growing in Faith Together 2018 Programme.
All year 9, 10, 11, & 12 students are invited to take part in a 4 week programme
from Thursday 22nd February until the 15th March.
Please contact Caitriona Hughes to register on 07979725564

Magheralin Parish Women's Group.
The group invite you to an evening with representatives from the Ozanam Men's Shed Lurgan on Tuesday 13th February 
in St. Patricks parochial hall Magheralin at 8.00 pm. Samples of work on display.
Admission £3.00 including refreshments.
All welcome.

Nepal Orphanage Project Appeal.
One of our parishioners Shea Heffron, a final year student at Queen's University will be volunteering at an orphanage in Nepal in June 2018. 
To raise money for these young children Shea will be selling Mini Valentine's Day Bags for £2.00 after the Masses on the 10th and 11th of February.
Your support is greatly appreciated.

In the parochial hall after 12.15 pm mass on Sunday 11th February.
In St. Colman's on Saturday 17th February after the 76.00 pm vigil mass.

St. Joseph's Young Priests Society.
The Annual Mass for members of the society and our Priests will be
celebratedby Bishop Mc Areavey in Newry Cathedral on Friday 16th February at 7.30 pm. The Mass will be part of the reflection and prayer activities planned during the week when the Icon for the World Meeting of Families will be present in the Cathedral.
All are invited to attend.

Parent/Guardian and year 12 pupils.
You are cordially invited to attend an A level options afternoon in St. Ronan's College KS4 Francis Street Lurgan on Tuesday 20th February 2018.
Principal's address will be at 12.15 pm and 3.00 pm.

Recycling for Good Causes.
Got new Christmas Gifts then please donate any of the following in the collection box in the porch.
Unwanted or damaged jewellery, watches, bank notes and coins of any currency, mobile phones,
video cameras, old cameras, game consoles, I pads, MP3 players, laptops and tablet computers.

Little Duckling's Parent & Toddler Group.
Off on Tuesday 13th February
Back again Tuesday 20th February 10.30 am - 12.15 pm.
Everyone welcome.

St. Michael's GFC - Forthcoming Events.
Saturday 24th February: Annual Dinner/Presentation night in the Woodville Arms Lurgan at 7.30 pm.
Music by Three's a Crowd. Tickets £20.00

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

Lord you never slumber or sleep, preserve our going out and our coming in
from this time forth and for evermore. 

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