Bulletin of 30 June 2019

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Branigan                                                                     www.magherafeltparish.org


Saturday Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday 10.30am, 12noon

Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

Baptisms Sunday 1pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance

Eucharistic Adoration Monday after 11am Mass, Benediction 7.15pm

Altar Society – Group 3 M. O’Neill, I. Beattie, P. Deehan


Altar Society July Group 5 Betty Foster, O. Heaney, C. Foster

7 July                     READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

Vigil 6.15pm         U. O’Kane         C. Lawlor, A. Goddard, M. Gates

Sun. 10.30am      Sr. Caitriona     J. Clayton, R. Clayton, M. Treanor

Sun. 12 noon        E. McKee          B. Kelly, B. McGuckin, N. Duffin

C’dawson 9am     N. Corrigan       N. O’Kane, R. O’Kane

REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Teresa Conway and Mary Kathleen O’Kane (Drumsurn) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –

Sat. 29 June         James Gallagher, Michael Del Tronco, Ellen Clayton

Sun. 30 June       Teresa & Gerry Lynch, Mary Rogers, Bella Bates

Mon. 1 July           Mick McDowell

Tues. 2 July         Dr. Laurence Higgins

Wed. 3 July          Dympna McElhone, Martin O’Neill, Tommy O’Neill

Thurs. 4 July        Philomena Heaney, John McKay, Elizabeth McKee

Fri. 5 July              Philomena McKay, Rose Donaghy

Sat. 6 July            

(Sunday 7 July Gerry Moore 1st Av 12 noon Magherafelt)


Magherafelt Envelopes – £1934, Loose Plate – £538; Castledawson Envelopes – £381, Loose Plate – £119

Total Standing Orders – £768

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY Today we greet Luke Thomas Ferris Bell and Martynas Samsurn who were baptised recently.


GRAVEYARD SUNDAY MASS & BLESSING OF THE GRAVES will take place today at 12 noon in St. John’s Milltown; parking available in Rossa Park; no parking at the Church gate, drop-off only for disabled and elderly. 

There will be no 12 noon Mass in Magherafelt.

Please note the PSNI will be photographing parking for the Department of Transport (Roads Service).

FIRST FRIDAY OF JULY – Mass at 11am in Magherafelt; the sick & housebound will be visited this week; Novena to St. Pio 11am, Magherafelt


TRIDUUM OF PRAYER ST PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL, ARMAGH – in preparation for the unveiling of the new statue of St. Oliver Plunkett, marking the 350th anniversary of his appointment to the See of Armagh and honouring all Martyrs of yesterday, today and tomorrow.

Sunday 7 July 5.30pm Mass and Prayers, Theme – St Oliver Man of Faith, Homilist – Canon Benedict Fee, Secretary of organising committee

Monday 8 July 7.30pm Mass and Prayers, Theme – St Oliver Man of Courage, Homilist – Fr Anselm Brumwell, Sub Prior of Downside Abbey, Somerset

Tuesday 9 July 7.30pm Mass and Prayers and Unveiling of Statue, Theme – St Oliver Man of Peace, Homilist – Archbishop Eamon Martin

PARISH CENTRE              


Jackpot £3800 or £200 if not won on the night, 48 calls, books £7, flyer £1, doors open 7pm; everyone welcome, come along & support your Parish


EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – Tues. – Fri. 9am-3pm


SUNDAY – COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

WEDNESDAY – PILOXING 7pm; PILATES 6.30pm, 7.30pm & 8.30pm

THURSDAY – TAE KWON DO 4pm; SLIMMING WORLD 10am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm; YOGA 7pm

FAMILY ROLLER DISCO – Monday 1 July & Monday 5 August 7pm – 8.30pm, equipment provided

JIVE CLASS Wednesday 10 July 8pm – 9pm, contact 07871210585 / 07731843235 to book


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 17, 20, 28; £25 to Dan Deehan, Ryan Lennox, Siobhan Philips; Jackpot £5000


ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 9, 19, 20; £25 to Mo McAuley, J. B. McKenna; Jackpot £1900


MAGHERAFELT SKY BLUES FCMini Soccer Saturdays Meadowbank Arena 10am

N. I. BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE – Monday 8 July & Tuesday 9 July 1.30pm – 4pm & 5.15pm – 8pm Union Road Presbyterian Church

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819