Bulletin of 30 May 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.  We welcome the return of all our friends and hope for better days ahead.

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO 9am – 3pm Monday – Friday

KNITTING GROUP – Wednesday 10am; SLIMMING WORLD – Thursday morning & evening; TAEKWON-DO – Wednesday & Thursday; IRISH DANCING – Friday; RUGBUGZ – Saturday morning; MUSICAL WINGS – coming soon; JIVE NI – Wednesday 30 June; please contact the group co-ordinators for further details. 

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

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 7, 15, 20; £25 to Barbara O’Kane, Sinead Hinfey; Jackpot – £2200; Thanks to all who support this fundraiser, to take part contact Brendan Keenan 078 1087 1370.


SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL – Envelopes for donations are available at the back of the Church & can be returned to us in the Church Collection box.  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, Holy Hour Wednesday 7pm


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Brendan Kyne, Tommy Gallagher, Kevin Waites (London), Nellie Crozier (Moortown), Catherine McCann (Lavey), Joseph Rogers (Draperstown) and Elaine Luna Martin (Florida) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –

Sat. 29 May          Annie McKee, Thomas Waites

Sun. 30 May         Paul O’Neill, Christina Doyle, Margaret Doyle

Mon. 31 May        Joe Connery

Tues. 1 Jun          Raymond Monaghan, Gwyn Treharne

                                Brother Ignatius (Jim Quinn, 1st Av)

Wed. 2 Jun           Evelyn McGuckin

Thurs. 3 Jun       

Fri. 4 Jun              Ben Graham, Joe Johnston, Peggy O’Neill,

                                Paul Lupari,

                                Francis Toner (1st Av 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Sat. 5 Jun             Pat & Mary Doyle, Raymond Cassidy

(Sunday 6 June Anne Hawe 1st Av 12noon Magherafelt)

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

PUBLIC DAILY & WEEKEND MASSES – Mass with congregation continues this week at 11am each morning, Novena Mass Monday 7.30pm & Holy Hour Wednesday 7pm, Saturday Vigil 6.15pm, Sunday 10.30am & 12noon in Magherafelt & Sunday 9am Castledawson, all with the usual restrictions. 


PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO THE MASS ROCK IN GLENSHANE FOREST – Fr. Gates will say Mass at the Mass Rock on Sunday 6 June, please allow 1-2 hours walking from the parking area inside the forest, stewards will direct for parking; bring packed lunch and insect spray; for more details contact Joe 07523538402 / 07809505078

CONGRATULATIONS to all the children who received the Sacrament of Confirmation recently.

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Tyler Hugh Stewart and Maia Chananchida Collins 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