Bulletin of 23 June 2019

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


Saturday Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday 10.30am, 12noon

Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

Baptisms Sunday 1pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance

Eucharistic Adoration Monday after 11am Mass, Benediction 7.15pm

Altar Society – Group 2 M. McMahon, T. McMahon


Altar Society June Group 4 A. Martin, P. Hanson, M. Quinn

30 June                 READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         P. Quinn            S. Speirs, E. Bradley, P. McKee

Sun. 10.30am      C. Purvis            E. Bradley, J. McLaughlin,

                                                            C. Shields

Sun. 12 noon        C. Trainor          W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                            D. Loughran

C’dawson 9am     S. McKenna      B. O’Kane, P. McKeever

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Fr. Paddy Mackle SMA who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –

Sat. 22 June         Jim Tohill

Sun. 23 June       Ned Lynch, Colm Scullion, Teresa McElhinney, Cissy Gillen

Mon. 24 June       Patrick McLernon Snr, David Cartin, Francis Moran,

                                Sheila Mulholland (1st Av 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 25 June      Bridie Boorman, Kathleen Devlin

Wed. 26 June      Sr. Joan Regan, Brigid Kennedy, Paul Burns

Thurs. 27 June    James Campbell, Matthew Mitchell, David Quinn, Patricia Walls

Fri. 28 June          Thomas McKee, Josephine (Josie) Cushley, Paddy Carmichael, Peggy Kielt

Sat. 29 June         James Gallagher, Michael Del Tronco, Ellen Clayton


Magherafelt Envelopes – £1994, Loose Plate – £522; Castledawson Envelopes – £309, Loose Plate – £128

Total Standing Orders – £768

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Nathan Gerard Peden Moore, Clodagh Grace Devlin and Cormac Joseph Kevin who were baptised recently.


CONGRATULATIONS to Erin O’Neill & Conor McNally and Oliver Cunningham & Maria Tumelty who were married recently


GRAVEYARD SUNDAY MASS & BLESSING OF THE GRAVES will take place next Sunday, 30 June, at 12 noon in St. John’s Milltown; parking available in Rossa Park; no parking at the Church gate, drop-off only for disabled and elderly. 

There will be no 12 noon Mass in Magherafelt.

Parishioners are invited to tidy their family graves and the surrounding areas.  Please use the bins provided for any rubbish, unused vases etc.


SAFEGUARDING TRAINING – All parishioners who have been vetted through the Parish, and who are working with children, young people and /or vulnerable adults on behalf of the Parish, are required to attend this essential refresher training which will take place in the Parish Centre this Tuesday 25 June, 7pm – 9pm.

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

‘The Irish Catholic’ is now available in the paper rack in the Church from Thursday each week.  ‘The Universe’ & ‘Catholic Times’ are available from Saturday as usual.

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES – for details & online booking see www.courses.accord.ie

PARISH CENTRE              


Jackpot £3750 or £200 if not won on the night, 48 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome, come along & support your Parish


EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – Tues. – Fri. 9am-3pm


SUNDAY – COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass


WEDNESDAY – KNITTING GROUP 10.30am; PILOXING 7pm; PILATES New 6 week block starts Wednesday 26 June Intermediate 7.30pm & Beginners 8.30pm, contact Tanya 077 1316 1766

THURSDAY – TAE KWON DO 4pm; SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm; YOGA 7pm



FAMILY ROLLER DISCO – Monday 1 July 7pm – 8.30pm, pay at the door


ST. VINCENT DE PAUL ANNUAL TRIP TO NEWCASTLE – Saturday 3 August, bus leaving 9.30am sharp from Church gate, please contact 028 7930 0819 leaving your name & details

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 5, 7, 30; £25 to Noel Donnelly, Rosemary Walls, Damian Craig; Jackpot £5000


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto; £25 to Mark Mullan, Jacqui Coetzer; Jackpot £1800


MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FCMini Soccer Saturdays Meadowbank Arena 10am

CAMPA CHORMAIC Irish Language & Games Summer Camps – 1-5 July for Y8-Y12 and 29 July–2 Aug for P5-P7, 10am-3pm, contact 078 3404 9305

ST FINBARR’S HURLING CLUB u6 – u12 Training Tuesdays 6.30pm – 7.30pm at Ogra Colmcille Drumullan, all newcomers welcome