Bulletin of 24 January 2021

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

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.


THE SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL MAGHERAFELT would like to thank everyone for their continued generosity and support during this difficult time.  Envelopes for Donations are available at the back of the Church and can be returned to us in the Church Collection box.  Helpline 028 7930 0819

The following services are all available on webcam –

Masses Saturday 6.15pm, Sunday 10.30am & 12noon

Weekday Masses 11am,

Novena Monday 7.30pm, Holy Hour Wednesday 7pm



REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Ann McElhone, Kieran Dougan, Jim McKee, Philip McDonnell, Chrissie Bradley, Stephen Kirkham, Pat Bradley (Draperstown), Patrick (Jimmy) Quinn (Dungannon), Thomas Kennedy (Cranagh), Pat Joe O’Neill (Spain),

Fr. Michael Seery (Stewartstown) and Cynthia Beausang (Virginia, USA) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 23 Jan.          Sister Marie de Lourdes

Sun. 24 Jan.         Adrian Heaney

Mon. 25 Jan.        James Scullion, Conan Martin, Jimmy Ludlow

Tues. 26 Jan.       Una Irvine

Wed.27 Jan.         Andy O’Kane, Imelda Hughes

Thurs. 28Jan.      Margaret Taylor, Sarah Doherty

Fri. 29 Jan.           Margaret Donnelly, Patrick Joseph O’Neill,

                                Maggie Carmichael, Mary Graham, Joan Cassidy,

                                Robert Murray (MM 11am Magherafelt)

Sat. 30 Jan.          John James Martin, Annie McGlade,

                                Frank Mulholland, Sarah Walls, Claude Young


Mariah Jayme Ferreira who was baptised recently.

The Parish Office can be contacted on 028 7963 3635 or email office@magherafeltparish.org.

Daily and Weekend Masses in the Parish will be available via webcam only, until further notice. 

The Churches will remain 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.

Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals may continue with restrictions.

We will continue this week with the Novena Mass at 7.30pm on Monday and the Holy Hour on Wednesday at 7pm, both via webcam.


FIRST FRIDAY CALLS – Due to the increase in number of Covid-19 cases it is not advisable to carry out home/nursing home visits at present.  Fr. Gates & Fr. Branigan are available for emergency sick calls.

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