Bulletin of 2 August 2020

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

The following services are all available on webcam –

Masses Saturday 6.15pm, Sunday 10.30am & 12noon

Weekday Masses 11am, Novena 7.30pm & Holy Hour 7pm


The Churches will open for solitary private prayer –

Magherafelt – weekdays from 10am and close after evening Mass or Holy Hour; Sundays from 1pm – 6pm

Castledawson – from 10am – 5pm everyday


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Maureen Logue, Gerard Devlin and Thomas (Tommy) Purvis (Philadelphia) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 1 Aug.            Gerard Logan

Sun. 2 Aug.           Eileen McCloskey

Mon. 3 Aug.          Rose McKay,

                                Phyllis Barton (née McMurray, MM)

Tues. 4 Aug.         David Morgan

Wed. 5 Aug.          Martin McCann

Thurs. 6 Aug.      

Fri. 7 Aug.             Harry Tohill,

                                Marian Cassidy (1st Av. 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Sat. 8 Aug.            Harry Diamond, Fr. Coffey

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Fiadh Mary Devlin and Darragh John Mackey who were baptised recently.


Weekday Public Mass will continue on Monday at 11am and Novena Mass at 7.30pm. 

There will be a limit of 100 people.  You are asked to please follow the instructions given and to enter via the main door and exit via the side wing door; using the hand sanitisers provided.  There is a limit to two people per pew, in the pews not cordoned off.

We will continue this week with the Holy Hour on Wednesday at 7pm and Marian Cassidy’s 1st Anniversary Mass on Friday at 7.30pm, with the above restrictions.



Weekend Masses continue to be via webcam. 

At the end of each Mass the priest will come out to the bottom of the Church steps to distribute Communion to those who wish to receive.  Please enter via the Sacristy gate and leave by the lower gate (Mulholland Solicitors), keeping social distancing at all times.



Baptisms have resumed, also with restrictions, please contact the Parish Office to arrange a time.

Anyone who wishes to plan a wedding is also advised to make contact to discuss.


If you have anniversary notices, any queries etc please telephone Parish Office 028 7963 3635 or telephone / text 077 0756 5685 or email office@magherafeltparish.org.


PARISH CENTRE              

The Parish Centre and Bistro are closed.  Please check Parish Centre Facebook for up to date information.


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


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. Lotto 7, 9, 17, 18; Jackpot Winner £700 – John Mackle; New Jackpot £500; Thanks to all who support this fundraiser, to take part contact Brendan Keenan 078 1087 1370.


ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819