Bulletin of 26 July 2020

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

The following services are all available on webcam –

Masses Saturday 6.15pm, Sunday 10.30am & 12noon

Weekday Masses 11am, Novena 7.30pm & Holy Hour 7pm


The Churches will open for solitary private prayer –

Magherafelt – weekdays from 10am and close after evening Mass or Holy Hour; Sundays from 1pm – 6pm

Castledawson – from 10am – 5pm everyday


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Maureen Logue and Gerard Devlin who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 25 Jul            John O’Neill, Michael Curtis, Patsy Monaghan, Sarah McGlone, Davey McKenna,

                                Sarah (Sadie) O’Brien (1st Av)

Sun. 26 Jul           Maureen McCaughan, Patrick Gallagher, Ciaran McKee, Ann McKee, Anne Brennan

Mon. 27 Jul          Sr. Concepta O’Neill, Christopher Monaghan,

                                Leslie Stewart (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 28 Jul        

Wed. 29 Jul.         Charlie Shaw, Jimmy Tohill, Dermot Hutchinson, Veronica Henry, Mary Teresa Kelly (1st Av 11am)

Thurs. 30 Jul.      Brigid Heavron,

                                Letitia Ludlow (1st Av 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Fri. 31 Jul.            Bernard O’Neill, Patsy Purvis, Thomas O’Neill, May White

Sat. 1 Aug.            Gerard Logan

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Aine Louise McGovern, Brendan Colm Higgins, and Rory Keenan

who were baptised recently.


Weekday Public Mass will continue on Monday at 11am and Novena Mass and Leslie Stewart’s Month’s Mind Mass at 7.30pm.  There will be a limit of 100 people.  You are asked to please follow the instructions given and to enter via the main door and exit via the side wing door; using the hand sanitisers provided.  There is a limit to two people per pew, in the pews not cordoned off.

We will continue this week with the Holy Hour on Tuesday at 7pm and Letitia Ludlow’s 1st Anniversary Mass on Thursday at 7.30pm, with the above restrictions.



Weekend Masses continue to be via webcam. 

At the end of each Mass the priest will come out to the bottom of the Church steps to distribute Communion to those who wish to receive.  Please enter via the Sacristy gate and leave by the lower gate (Mulholland Solicitors), keeping social distancing at all times.



Baptisms have resumed, also with restrictions, please contact the Parish Office to arrange a time.

Anyone who wishes to plan a wedding is also advised to make contact to discuss.


If you have anniversary notices, any queries etc please telephone Parish Office 028 7963 3635 or telephone / text 077 0756 5685 or email office@magherafeltparish.org.


PARISH CENTRE              

The Parish Centre and Bistro are closed.  Please check Parish Centre Facebook for up to date information.


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


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. Lotto 1, 9, 10, 16; £25 to Roisin Lupari, Damien O’Callaghan; Jackpot £700; Thanks to all who support this fundraiser, to take part contact Brendan Keenan 078 1087 1370.


ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819