Bulletin of 18 April 2021

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

PARISH CENTRE              

The Parish Centre is closed until further notice, for enquiries contact 07872525938.

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

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 9, 10, 12; £25 to Dermot Heaney, Owen McKenna; Jackpot – £1600; 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


Virtual courses available, for booking & information www.courses.accord.ie or www.MarriageEncounter.ie


TROCAIRE boxes should be returned to the baskets in the Church or to Fr. Gates at the Parochial House.  You can also donate online at www.trocaire.org, by phone 0800 9121200 or by post to Trócaire, 10 King Street, Belfast, BT1 6AD

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

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 Mona Del Tronco, Annie Higgins and Jack Wright (Desertmartin) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –

Sat. 17 Apr.          Frank Loane, Jeannie O’Hagan, John McCorry

Sun. 18 Apr.         Tommy McCusker, John Hatton

Mon. 19 Apr.        Sarah McRory, Patricia & Leo Donnelly,

                                Jean Doyle, Mary Ellen Wilkinson, Patrick Duffy,

                                Patrick O’Hagan

Tues. 20 Apr.       Susan Doherty, Mickey Trainor, Sarah McCormack, George Tohill

Wed. 21 Apr.        Mary Josephine Harbison, Kathleen Agnes Murray, Tommy Joe Johnston, Anne Killeen

Thurs. 22 Apr.     John Hughes, Charlie McKeever, John Young,

                                Jim O’Neill, Paula Johnston, Mary Campbell

Fri. 23 Apr.           Vincent McNicholl, James McCarron,

                                Eamon Gilmore

Sat. 24 Apr.          Mary Murray


Lily-Anna Fiona Fry who was baptised recently.

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.


GIFT AID & STANDING ORDERS – The Parish can benefit from Gift Aid (25p in every £1 donated).  If you are a taxpayer you might consider completing a Gift Aid Form if you have not done so previously. 

You may still wish to consider setting up donations by Standing Order, for either or both of these accounts it is important to use your name as the reference especially if you have signed for Gift Aid.

Bank of Ireland Magherafelt; Name of Account – Magherafelt & Castledawson Parish Church Fund;

Sort Code – 90-49-82; Account Number – 20000358

For Priests’ Dues Collection

Bank of Ireland Magherafelt; Name of Account – Magherafelt Parish Revenue Account;

Sort Code – 90-49-82; Account Number – 88005294


A number of people have contacted us having received envelopes even though they are registered for Standing Order.  For accounting purposes Standing Orders must be allocated to an envelope number.  Priests Dues and Diocesan Collections are collected separately and many people like to avail of their envelope for these.  If you do not wish to use your envelopes please recycle in the usual way.