Bulletin of 18 July 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.

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO 9am – 3pm Monday – Friday

WEDNESDAY – Knitting Group 10am; THURSDAY – Slimming World morning & evening; 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.

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

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 3, 13, 15; £25 to Ryan McGrath, Jean Marshall; Jackpot – £2900; 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


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Fr. Peter Henry, Edel Corr (Coalisland), Kathleen McCloskey (Draperstown) and Mena McBride (Surrey) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 17 July          Sarah Johnston

Sun. 18 July        Johnny McKee, Tommy Purvis, Frank McKenna, Sean Gibbons

Mon. 19 July        Samantha Rocks, Priscilla McCarron

Tues. 20 July       Molly Breen

Wed. 21 July        Brendan McCormack, Rose Hughes,

                              Maureen Logue (1st Av 11am)

Thurs. 22 July     Louis & Margaret Doyle, Joey O’Neill, Don McCann

                              Deirdre O’Neill (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Fri. 23 July           Margaret Mullan, Kathleen O’Neill,

                              Teresa & Gerry Lynch

Sat. 24 July          John Kearney, Gerry Donnelly, Marian Cassidy

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, 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.


The Stormont Executive has stated that face-coverings are no longer mandatory in places of worship from Monday 26 July.  However, we recommend for health and safety that people continue to wear face-coverings and maintain social distancing within the Church.  We are aware that this cannot be enforced but we thank you for your cooperation in this regard.


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Ella Rose McElhone and Evie Scott-Shepherd 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