Bulletin of 12 September 20210

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

PARISH CENTRE              

The Parish Centre is open in line with the easing of restrictions.  Bistro and Group Activity will adhere to the current Social Distancing and Sanitisation requirements.

We are currently updating our Volunteer list at the Parish Centre.  If you can spare a few hours on a regular or occasional basis please call into the Parish Centre or contact Pat on 028 7963 1726 or 078 7252 5938.

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO 9am – 3pm Monday – Friday

MONDAY – Yoga; TUESDAY – Street Dance Class; WEDNESDAY – Knitting Group 10am; Taekwon-do; THURSDAY – Slimming World morning & evening; Taekwon-do; FRIDAY – Irish Dancing; SATURDAY – Musical Wings (toddlers & young children); Please contact the group co-ordinators for further details on any of the above activities or follow Parish Centre FB page; ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB – Indoor bowls Monday 7.30pm, new members will be most welcome.

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

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 9, 16, 20; £25 to Sinead Hinfey, Dylan Cushley; Jackpot – £3700; Thanks to all who support this fundraiser, to take part contact Brendan Keenan 078 1087 1370.

The following services continue to be available on webcam –

Masses Saturday 6.15pm, Sunday 10.30am & 12noon

Weekday Masses 11am   Novena Monday 7.30pm


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Collette Campbell,

Anna McGuckin, Mary O’Regan (née Logan, Stewartstown) and

Rene Foster (Armagh) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week

Sat. 11 Sept.        Maria McRory, Paddy Kearns, Arthur Gillen,

                                Patrick Carr

Sun. 12 Sept.      

Mon. 13 Sept.      Paddy Collins, Rose Walls, Jackie Purvis,

                                Patrick (Paddy) Browne, Timmie Crotty,

                                Mickey Bates (1st Av 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 14 Sept.     Joseph Conway,

                                Phyllis Marshall (1st Av 7.30pm Milltown)

Wed. 15 Sept.      Fred Goff, Mary Ann Hegarty

Thurs. 16 Sept.   Eugene Donnelly, Fr. Tom Fahie

Fri. 17 Sept.         Frank Kielt, John Laverty, Frank Devlin, Lucy Scott, Felix O’Neill

                                John Smith (1st Av 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Sat. 18 Sept.        Frank Donnelly, Maisie Martin


Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2056; Sick & Retired Priests – £135; Dues – £220; Standing orders – £1225


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Ellen Jayne Barton Whitcroft, Cillian Gerard Rodgers and Dáithi Cillian Kealey who were baptised recently.


CONGRATULATIONS to Hannah Young and Gary Doyle who were married recently.

PUBLIC DAILY & WEEKEND MASSES – Mass with congregation continues this week at 11am each morning, Novena Mass Monday 7.30pm, Saturday Vigil 6.15pm, Sunday 10.30am & 12noon in Magherafelt & Sunday 9am Castledawson, all with the usual restrictions. 

The Holy Hour will resume in September.

We recommend for health and safety that people continue to wear face-coverings and maintain social distancing within the Church and we thank you for your cooperation.

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS AND READERS – Please contact Sr Caitriona or the Parish Office if you wish to resume your Ministry, or if you would like to add your name to either list.

MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES – Virtual courses available, for booking & information contact www.MarriageEncounter.ie; www.courses.accord.ie

SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819