PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Gates www.magherafeltparish.org
The Parish Centre will reopen from Monday 24 May in line with the easing of restrictions. This will include sit in and take away in Expressions Bistro and also group activities. Group activity will include Irish Dancing, Slimming World, Taekwondo and Rugbugz, please contact the group co-ordinator for further details. 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.
O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. Please see the club Facebook for more information.
ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 10, 16, 22; £25 to Catherine & Benny McKay, Damien Hardy; Jackpot – £2000; 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
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
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 Filipe Graca, Tommy Gallagher, Ann Devlin, Mary Ewing, Nellie Crozier (Moortown),
Catherine McCann (Lavey), Joseph Rogers (Draperstown) and
Elaine Luna Martin (Florida) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –
Sat. 15 May Cassie McFalone, Rita Dougan, Alice Lennox, Brian Ewing, Eamonn O’Neill
Sun. 16 May Patsy Halferty, Kathleen Murray, Isobel Laverty, John McCann
Mary Quinn (1st Av 10.30am)
Mon. 17 May Gary Convie, Charlie Keenan, Francie Moore
Tues. 18 May Eugene Beattie, Margaret Devlin, Teresa O’Kane
Wed. 19 May Brendan Cunningham, George Gallagher,
Philip McKeever, Madge Lynch
Thurs. 20 May Tom Lagan, Raymond McNabb, Dermot Browne
Meta Quinn (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)
Fri. 21 May Margo Devlin, Packie McGlade, Mary Mooney
Sat. 22 May Mary Tohill, John McErlean, Joe Shivers,
Sarah O’Kane, Cassie Devlin, John Hatton Snr.
(Sunday 23 May Peter Young MM 10.30am Magherafelt)
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 mid-June privately by the priests. People are asked to tend their graves as per usual.
PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO THE MASS ROCK IN GLENSHANE FOREST – Sunday 6 June, Mass at 1pm, bring packed lunch and insect spray
CONGRATULATIONS to all the children who received the Sacraments of Confirmation and First Holy Communion recently.