Bulletin of 2 January 2022

Fr. J. Gates PP                    30 King Street       Tel. 028 7963 2439                             PARISH OF MAGHERAFELT                Parish Office 028 7963 3635           office@magherafeltparish.org

Fr. J. Borrallo CC               12 Aughrim Road Tel. 077 3695 5013                                                                                                             Parish Centre 028 7963 1726 / 078 7252 5938

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

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY 2 JANUARY BIG BANTER  JACKPOT £2550, doors open 6pm; everyone welcome


EXPRESSIONS BISTRO will re-open on Monday 3 January; we would like to thank all our customers for their support this year and wish them all a Happy and Peaceful New Year.

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

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 12, 20, 22; £25 to Odhran McKenna, Niall Jackman; Jackpot £1100; Thanks to all who support this fundraiser, to take part contact Brendan Keenan 078 1087 1370

SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL – 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 John McKay, Kevin Murphy,

Anna Devane, Susan Flanagan (née Tohill), Ann Quinn, Rosie Lupari, Breige Lawless (Draperstown), Tom Hassett (Wexford) and

Stanley O’Kane (Belfast) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week

Sat. 1 Jan.            Piotr Samsurin, Johnny Mooney, Harry McKendry, Mary Anne O’Neill

Sun. 2 Jan.           Bernard John McCormack, George McKelvey,

                                Mary Logan, Peter Craig

Mon. 3 Jan.          Josephine Corbett, Agnes McLaughlin

Tues. 4 Jan.         Thomas John McSwiggan, Carmel Tohill

Wed. 5 Jan.          Tom McGovern, Isabel O’Loughlin, Hugh Niblock, Tom Beattie

Thurs. 6 Jan.       Michael McNeill, Veronica Gribbin, Mary Kielt, Tommy McGuckin

Fri. 7 Jan.             Breige McKelvey, Stephen Kirkham (1st Av 11am)

Sat. 8 Jan.            Charles McKee, Arthur O’Neill, Bunty Doherty, Emily Dowds, Jack Lagan

CONGRATULATIONS to Karleen Colton & Aidan Kelly who were married recently.

CHURCH COLLECTION Sunday 19 December

Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2997

Dues – £1560; Peter’s Pence £702 (total)

Standing orders – £1257

Sunday 26 December

Magherafelt & Castledawson – £3483

Dues – £4720; Peter’s Pence £747 (total)

Standing orders – £1257


Thursday 6 January

Castledawson 9am, Magherafelt 11am & 7.30pm


We recommend for health and safety that people continue to wear face-coverings and maintain social distancing within the Church and we thank you for your cooperation.


HOLY FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL & NURSERY UNIT NURSERY ENROLMENT – Children born between 2 July 2018 and 1 July 2019 (inclusive) are eligible to apply for a free Nursery place in their final pre-school year for admission to our Nursery Unit in September 2022.  Underage Children born between 2 July 2019 and 1 July 2020 (inclusive) may also apply. 

P1 ENROLMENT – All children born on or between 2 July 2017 and 1 July 2018 (inclusive) are compulsory school age and are due to start school in September 2022.  Applications for enrolment in our Nursery Unit and P1 should be completed online www.eani.org.uk/admissions from 10/01/22 – 28/01/22.