Bulletin of 13 June 2021

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 welcome the return of all our friends and hope for better days ahead.

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO 9am – 3pm Monday – Friday

KNITTING GROUP – Wednesday 10am; SLIMMING WORLD – Thursday morning & evening; TAEKWON-DO – Wednesday & Thursday; IRISH DANCING – Friday; RUGBUGZ – Saturday morning; MUSICAL WINGS – commencing Saturday 26 June, 3-8years, www.musicalwings.co.uk; JIVE NI – Wednesday 30 June; please contact the group co-ordinators for further details. 

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

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 9, 13, 18, 24; £25 to Leona Campbell, Shane Chesney; Jackpot – £2400; Thanks to all who support this fundraiser, to take part contact Brendan Keenan 078 1087 1370.


SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL – Envelopes for donations are available at the back of the Church & can be returned to us in the Church Collection box.  Helpline 028 7930 0819

The following services continue to be available on webcam –

Masses Saturday 6.15pm, Sunday 10.30am & 12noon

Weekday Masses 11am

Novena Monday 7.30pm, Holy Hour Wednesday 7pm


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Bobby McElroy and Kathleen Kelly (Ardboe) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 12 June        

Sun. 13 June       Joseph Cunningham, Sarah Bradley

                                Tommy Gallagher (MM 9am Castledawson)

Mon. 14 June       Edmund Quinn,

                                John McAllister (1st Av 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 15 Jun        Kevin (Jake) Donnelly

Wed. 16 Jun         Eileen Conlon

Thurs. 17 Jun      Michael McGill, Annie Martin, Michael McCann

Fri. 18 Jun            Susan Hutchinson, Tommy McGonigle,

                                Pat Morgan, John McKeever

                                Brendan Kyne (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Sat. 19 Jun           Joe Lavery

Anniversary notices for the bulletin – please phone the Parish Office 028 7963 3635 or email office@magherafeltparish.org


PUBLIC DAILY & WEEKEND MASSES – Mass with congregation continues this week at 11am each morning, Novena Mass Monday 7.30pm & Holy Hour Wednesday 7pm, Saturday Vigil 6.15pm, Sunday 10.30am & 12noon in Magherafelt & Sunday 9am Castledawson, all with the usual restrictions. 

GRAVEYARD SUNDAY MASS & BLESSING OF THE GRAVES – Unfortunately there will be no Graveyard Sunday again this year due to the large numbers who usually attend.  Graves will be blessed privately by the priests.  People are asked to tend their graves as per usual.


CONGRATULATIONS to all the children from Spires Integrated Primary School who received their First Holy Communion recently.

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Vanesa Barbora Skurdauskaite, Cara Anne Morgan, Ayda O’Donnell and Anna Josephine McMulkin who were baptised recently.

MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES – Virtual course available 11/12 September, for booking & information contact www.MarriageEncounter.ie;

See also www.courses.accord.ie for other dates in the Autumn