Bulletin of 29 August 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; 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 4, 7, 17, 18; £25 to Eilish McLaughlin, Stacey McManus; Jackpot – £3500; 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

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 Seamus Burns, Kieran McToal, Gerry McLaughlin (Maghera), John Rogers (Moneyneena) and

Patsy Mackle (Toome) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week

Sat. 28 Aug           Bee McLaughlin, Seamus Mallon, John Hughes, Patsy McLarnon, Bertie McErlain

Sun. 29 Aug.        Frank Lagan, Archie McLaughlin, Emily Murray

Mon. 30 Aug.        Madeleine Higgins, Sadie Maynes, Peter Scullion

Tues. 31 Aug.       Rosie Goddard, Vera Johnston, Martin McGuckin

                                Mary Cudden (1st Av)

Wed. 1 Sept.        Jim Wilkinson

Thurs. 2 Sept.      Teresa McKeever, Owen Coogan (1st Av)

Fri. 3 Sept.            Eamon Forbes, Eileen McGurk, Mary Josephine McKeown, Cassie McKay, Seamus McKay

Sat. 4 Sept.           Eddie Walls

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Caolan Harrison and Ava Teresa Robb who were baptised recently.


Magherafelt & Castledawson – £1552; Sick & Retired Priests – £254; Dues – £325; Standing orders – £1225


Farewell to Fr Des who left this week for Drogheda, we wish him well and thank him for his ministry during the past five years.

Bienvenidos to Fr Juan, we hope you will have many happy years here.


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.

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS AND READERS – Please contact Sr Caitriona or the Parish Office if you wish to resume your Ministry, or if you would like to add your name to either list.

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