Bulletin of 20 June 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.  We welcome the return of all our friends and hope for better days ahead.

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO 9am – 3pm Monday – Friday

YOGA – Monday; KNITTING GROUP – Wednesday 10am; SLIMMING WORLD – Thursday morning & evening; TAEKWON-DO – Wednesday & Thursday; IRISH DANCING – Friday; RUGBUGZ – Saturday morning; MUSICAL WINGS – commencing Saturday 26 June, toddlers & young children, www.musicalwings.co.uk; JIVE NI – Wednesday 30 June; please contact the group co-ordinators for further details. 

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

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 9, 14, 18; £25 to John B. McKenna, Clem McMullan; Jackpot – £2500; 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 Bobby McElroy,

Kathleen Wright (née McGuigan, Canada), Lena McBride (Surrey), Danny McAleese (Garvagh) and Colm McMullan (Lavey) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 19 June         Joe Lavery

Sun. 20 June       Pauline Higgins, Kathleen McSwiggan,

                                Mary McKee, Paddy Martin, Josie Gallagher

Mon. 21 June       Annie McAllister, Henry Johnston,

                                Joseph O’Donnell, James Kelly

Tues. 22 Jun        Jim Tohill

Wed. 23 Jun         Ned Lynch, June Taylor

Thurs. 24 Jun      Francis Moran, Sheila Mulholland, David Cartin, Patrick McLernon (Snr)

Fri. 25 Jun            Sr. Joan Regan, Bridie Boorman, Kathleen Devlin

Sat. 26 Jun           Brigid O’Neill

(Sunday 27 June Bobby McElroy MM 9am Castledawson)

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

CHURCH COLLECTIONS for the last 2 weeks

Magherafelt & Castledawson Weekly – £2789

Dues – £3263; Vocations – £15; Standing orders – £1125

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.

CONGRATULATIONS to all the children from Gaelscoil an tSeanchai who received their First Holy Communion recently.

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Ella Anne Lappin and Pádraig Joseph O’Shea 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



Fr. J. Gates PP 30 King Street Tel. 028 7963 2439 PARISH OF MAGHERAFELT Parish Office 028 7963 3635 office@magherafeltparish.org
Fr. D. Branigan CC 12 Aughrim Road Tel. 078 0990 3691 Parish Centre 028 7963 1726        centre@magherafeltparish.org
     PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Gates www.magherafeltparish.org