Bulletin of 21 February 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. Please see the club Facebook re details of Lotto; 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

CATHOLIC ENGAGED ENCOUNTER – A ‘Zoom’ online Marriage Preparation course is planned for 27-28 March 2021.  This 2-day course is a positive way of preparing for Marriage where you will discover how you can enrich your future relationship; for information & booking see marriageencounter.ie or 028 2763 8512.


Virtual courses available, for booking and information see www.courses.accord.ie

The following services are all available on webcam –

Masses Saturday 6.15pm, Sunday 10.30am & 12noon

Weekday Masses 11am, 7.30pm (during Lent)

Novena Monday 7.30pm



REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Frank Scullion, Patrick Logue (Draperstown), Michael Brennan (Maghera) and John Gorski (Poland) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –

Sat. 20 Feb.          Mary O’Kane, Pat McCusker, Sean Conway, Philomena Donnelly, Hannah Gallagher,

                                Hugh Craig, Liam McErlean

Sun. 21 Feb.         Dodo Walsh, Rosemary Walls

Mon. 22 Feb.        Mary Moran, Agnes Heaney, Frank Martin

Tues. 23 Feb.       Anne Lynch (née Louden)

Wed.24 Feb.         Jim Joe Fox, Brigid McGonigle, John Murray

Thurs. 25 Feb.     Jimmy Quinn, George Quinn

Fri. 26 Feb            Dan Bradley

Sat. 27 Feb.         



Ben Joseph Gillooley and Anna Harkin who were baptised recently.

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


CHURCH COLLECTION for the last 3 weeks

Magherafelt & Castledawson – £5738

IEC – £105

Dues Collection £2980; Standing orders – £1125



During the season of Lent people are invited to undertake some form of self-denial & to contribute towards the poor. We also invite people to join us each weekday (by webcam) during Lent for Mass at 11.00am or 7.30pm & to join with us in the recitation of the Rosary beforehand at 10.40am and 7.10pm.

The following link may be a useful prayer resource for families. – https:/www.armaghprays.com/lent-2021

TROCAIRE BOXES are available for collection at the back of the Churches or in the Parish Centre at the Parish Office.

We pray that despite the current lockdown restrictions this Lent will be a season of great grace and renewal for you & your family.  If restrictions are lifted our programme will be reviewed accordingly.


The Churches are open for solitary private prayer from 11.30am – 6pm weekdays & from 12.45pm – 6pm Sundays in Magherafelt and from 10am – 5pm each day in Castledawson.