Bulletin of 12 July 2020

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

The following services are all available on webcam –

Masses Saturday 6.15pm, Sunday 10.30am & 12noon

Weekday Masses 11am, Novena 7.30pm & Holy Hour 7pm


The Churches will open for solitary private prayer –

Magherafelt – weekdays from 10am and close after evening Mass or Holy Hour; Sundays from 1pm – 6pm

Castledawson – from 10am – 5pm everyday


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Leslie Stewart, Rose Murphy, Phyllis Barton (née McMurray, Chorley), Patricia Murray (née McGrath, England), John Watson (Motherwell) and Dessie Bell (Lissan) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 11 Jul            Terry O’Neill

Sun. 12 Jul           Gerry Moore, Charlie Cleary

Mon. 13 Jul         

Tues. 14 Jul         Eileen McGeown, Patrick Mullan

Wed. 15 Jul.         Kathleen Devlin, Eugene Corbett,

                                John McAllister (MM 7.30pm, Magherafelt)

Thurs. 16 Jul.      Elizabeth Purvis, James O’Donnell, Hugh Martin

Fri. 17 Jul.            Sarah Johnston

Sat. 18 Jul.           Tommy Terry, Johnny McKee, Frank & Ruby McKenna


Cormac Patrick McKeever, Annie Elizabeth Bryson, Erin Aoibheann Hegarty, Padraig James McLaughlin, Isla Grace Elizabeth McKeever, Eimhear Marie Devlin, Ella Rose Boyle, Cody Leon Coles, Úna Ella Diamond and Emilia Bernadette Martin who were baptised recently.


We are happy that weekday Public Mass will continue on Monday at 11am and Novena Mass at 7.30pm.  There will be a limit of 100 people.  You are asked to please follow the instructions given and to enter via the main door and exit via the side wing door; using the hand sanitisers provided.  There is a limit to two people per pew, in the pews not cordoned off.

We will continue this week with Holy Hour on Tuesday & Thursday at 7pm and John McAllister’s Month’s Mind Mass on Wednesday at 7.30pm, all with the above restrictions.



Weekend Masses will continue to be via webcam. 

At the end of each Mass the priest will come out to the bottom of the Church steps to distribute Communion to those who wish to receive.  Please enter via the Sacristy gate and leave by the lower gate (Mulholland Solicitors), keeping social distancing at all times.



Baptisms have resumed, also with restrictions, please contact the Parish Office to arrange a time.

Anyone who wishes to plan a wedding is also advised to make contact to discuss.


If you have anniversary notices, any queries etc please telephone Parish Office 028 7963 3635 or telephone / text 077 0756 5685 or email office@magherafeltparish.org.


PARISH CENTRE              

The Parish Centre and Bistro are closed.  Please check Parish Centre Facebook for up to date information.


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. Please see the club Facebook for more information.


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. Lotto 8, 12, 17, 23; Jackpot winner £700 Aidan McElhone ; New Jackpot £500; Thanks to all who support this fundraiser, to take part contact Brendan Keenan 078 1087 1370.


ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819