Bulletin of 26 December 2021 – updated

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

PARISH CENTRE              

SUNDAY 2 JANUARY BIG BANTER  JACKPOT £2550, doors open 6pm; everyone welcome


EXPRESSIONS BISTRO will re-open on Monday 3 January; we would like to thank all our customers for their support this year and wish them all a very Happy Christmas and Peaceful New Year.

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

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 10 11, 19; £25 to Mervyn McClenaghan, Hugh Gribbin; Jackpot £1000; Christmas Spot Prizes – Sean Heaney, Brenna McElkearney, Gary McMullan, Donna Doyle, Raymond McElroy and Barney Keenan; Thanks to all who support this fundraiser, to take part contact Brendan Keenan 078 1087 1370; Wishing all our members & sponsors a Merry Christmas and a Healthy & Happy New Year.

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 Kevin Murphy, Anna Devane, Susan Flanagan (née Tohill), Ann Quinn, Rosie Lupari, Breige Lawless (Draperstown), Tom Hassett (Wexford), Stanley O’Kane (Belfast), Nora O’Brien (Cookstown) and Kathleen Kelly (Belfast) who died recently & for the following whose month’s minds or anniversaries occur this week

Sat. 25 Dec.         Susan Rose McGovern, John Kearns, Ann Bradley,

                                Michael McKee, Hugh Cudden, Maggie Stuart

Sun. 26 Dec.        Peggy Henry, Irene Gallagher, Bernie McLaughlin, Denis Bradley, Bernard O’Kane, Michael Burke,

                                Noel McMurray (MM 9am Castledawson)

Mon. 27 Dec.       Florence Corey, William (Willie) Taylor,

                                George Gallagher, Mary Hinfey, Brigid Collins

Tues. 28 Dec.      Mary Scullion

Wed. 29 Dec.       Bronagh McCabe

Thurs. 30 Dec.    May McKee, Mary Beattie, Anna Dobbin,

                                Tommy Walls (MM 7.30pm)

Fri. 31 Dec.          Jean Walls, Samuel McKeever, Billy Kealey,

                                Nan Stuart, Robert Murray

Sat. 1 Jan.            Piotr Samsurin, Johnny Mooney, Harry McKendry, Mary Ann O’Neill




The Priests and Pastoral Council wish you and your family a happy & peaceful Christmas and New Year.


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.

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Anayah Marie Masih, Jamie Liam Darragh Chaudhry Fingleton and Ella Grace Uydia Chaudhry Fingleton who were baptised recently.


HOLY FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL & NURSERY UNIT NURSERY ENROLMENT – Children born between 2 July 2018 and 1 July 2019 (inclusive) are eligible to apply for a free Nursery place in their final pre-school year for admission to our Nursery Unit in September 2022.  Underage Children born between 2 July 2019 and 1 July 2020 (inclusive) may also apply. 

P1 ENROLMENT – All children born on or between 2 July 2017 and 1 July 2018 (inclusive) are compulsory school age and are due to start school in September 2022.  Applications for enrolment in our Nursery Unit and P1 should be completed online www.eani.org.uk/admissions from 10/01/22 – 28/01/22.