Bulletin of 22 August 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

MONDAY – Yoga; TUESDAY – Street Dance Class; WEDNESDAY – Knitting Group 10am; Taekwon-do; THURSDAY – Slimming World morning & evening; Taekwon-do; 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.

SLIMMING WORLD OPEN DAY Saturday 28 August from 11am, call in, meet the team and see what Slimming World can do for you.

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

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 10, 16, 17; £25 to Paudie Devlin, Sean Gallagher; Jackpot – £3400; 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 Seamus Burns, Kieran McToal, John Rogers (Moneyneena) and Patsy Mackle (Toome) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week

Sat. 21 Aug           Danny Wade, James Ewing

Sun. 22 Aug         Brian Hughes, Anne Walls, Orla McKenna,

                                John Wilson, Anna McKeown

Mon. 23 Aug         Mary McWilliams, Jim Shivers, Bridget Monaghan, Lewis Mackle Snr

Tues. 24 Aug        Sadie Gates (MM 7.30pm Coalisland)

                                Alison Corey, John McCrystal, Joe McAllister,

                                Alice McKenna

Wed. 25 Aug        Maura Walls, Edward McCann, Anne McNabb, Hugh Devlin

Thurs. 26 Aug      Rhoda Kearney, Philip Morgan, Eddie O’Neill,

                                Rae McKeever (née Mackle)

Fri. 27 Aug            John McElhone, Moira & Chris Feeney,

                                Susan Murray, Alice Patricia McNally,

                                Gerry O’Hagan (MM 11am Desertmartin)

Sat. 28 Aug           Bee McLaughlin, Seamus Mallon, John Hughes, Patsy McLarnon, Bertie McErlain


Sebastian Patrick Malone, Conan James Wright, Paige Grace Doherty and Roghan Patrick McRory Donnelly who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Christine Gogarty and Michael Henry who were married recently.


Magherafelt & Castledawson – £1090; Sick & Retired Priests – £1511; Dues – £825; 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.

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.

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS AND READERS – Please contact Sr Caitriona or the Parish Office if you wish to resume your Ministry, or if you would like to add your name to either list.

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