Bulletin of 25 July 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; Jive NI; 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.

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

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 10, 18, 22, 24; £25 to Barbara O’Kane, Breige Connery; Jackpot – £3000; 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


Magherafelt High School Tuesday 3 Aug 1pm – 4pm & 5pm – 8pm & Wednesday 4 August 1pm – 4pm & 5pm – 8pm; by appointment only, text Blood to 60081 or call 08085 534 653 to book

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 Fr. Peter Henry, Edel Corr (Coalisland) and Kathleen McCloskey (Draperstown) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –

Sat. 24 July          John Kearney, Gerry Donnelly, Marian Cassidy

Sun. 25 July         John O’Neill, Davey McKenna, Michael Curtis, Patsy Monaghan, Molly Milne

Mon. 26 July        Maureen McCaughan, Anne Brennan

Tues. 27 July       Charles McKeever, Sr. Conceptua O’Neill, Christopher Monaghan

Wed. 28 July        Tony O’Neill

Thurs. 29 July     Dermot Hutchinson, Jimmy Tohill, Charlie Shaw, Patricia Fleming, Mary Teresa Kelly,

                                Veronica Henry

Fri. 30 July           Malachy O’Kane, Brigid Heavron, Letitia Ludlow

Sat. 31 July          Bernard O’Neill, Thomas O’Neill, Patsy Purvis,

                                May White

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

CHURCH COLLECTIONS for the last 4 weeks

Magherafelt & Castledawson Weekly – £8992

Dues – £1165; Vocations – £30; 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.


CONGRATULATIONS to Aine O’Donnell and Eoin McCaffrey who were married recently.


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Gearóid Joseph Frank McKernan, Penelope Louise Martin and Noah Shaun Gillespie 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