Bulletin of 31 January 2021

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

PARISH CENTRE              

The Parish Centre is closed until further notice, for enquiries contact 07872525938.

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

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. Please see the club Facebook re details of Lotto; Thanks to all who support this fundraiser, to take part contact Brendan Keenan 078 1087 1370.


THE SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL MAGHERAFELT would like to thank everyone for their continued generosity and support during this difficult time.  Envelopes for Donations are available at the back of the Church and can be returned to us in the Church Collection box.  Helpline 028 7930 0819

The following services are all 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 Ann McElhone, Kieran Dougan, Jim McKee, Philip McDonnell, Chrissie Bradley, Stephen Kirkham, Paul Devlin (Galway), Brendan Hagan (Montana USA),

Patricia Dolan (née Gorrell, Enniskillen), Pat Bradley (Draperstown), Patrick (Jimmy) Quinn (Dungannon), Thomas Kennedy (Cranagh) and Pat Joe O’Neill (Spain) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week –

Sat. 30 Jan.          John James Martin, Annie McGlade,

                                Frank Mulholland, Sarah Walls, Claude Young

Sun. 31 Jan.         John Martin, Seamus Mallon, James Walls,

                                John Kearns (Barber)

Mon. 1 Feb.          James Robinson, Maureen Flynn,

                                Angela McGuckin, Alison Flynn

Tues. 2 Feb.         Kate Boyle, Simon Niblock, Pat Joe Donnelly,

                                John O’Hagan

Wed.3Feb.            Anne & Shauneen MacBride, Tess Cartin,

                                Pat Shivers

Thurs. 4Feb.        Mary Cunningham, John McNabb, Jim Donnelly

Fri. 5 Feb              Matt McCann, Gavin Moore, Peggy Beattie,

                                Teresa Halferty, Seamus O’Hagan

Sat. 6 Feb.            Carmel Devlin, Helen Armstrong

(Sunday 7 February Philip McDonnell MM 12noon)


Rose Caoimhe McCorley who was baptised recently.


CHURCH COLLECTION for the last 3 weeks

Magherafelt & Castledawson – £5897; IEC – £432

Christmas Collection £2205; Standing orders – £1125

Daily and Weekend Masses in the Parish will be available via webcam only, until further notice. 

The Churches will remain open for solitary private prayer from 11.30am – 6pm weekdays & from 12.45pm – 6pm Sundays in Magherafelt and from 10am – 5pm each day in Castledawson.

Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals may continue with restrictions.

We will continue this week with the Novena Mass at 7.30pm on Monday and the Holy Hour on Wednesday at 7pm, both via webcam.


FIRST FRIDAY CALLS – Due to the increase in number of Covid-19 cases it is not advisable to carry out home/nursing home visits at present.  Fr. Gates & Fr. Branigan are available for emergency sick calls.

CATHOLIC ENGAGED ENCOUNTER – A ‘Zoom’ online Marriage Preparation course is planned for 27-28 March 2021.  This 2-day course is a positive way of preparing for Marriage where you will discover how you can enrich your future relationship; for information & booking see marriageencounter.ie or 028 2763 8512.


Virtual courses available, for booking and information see www.courses.accord.ie

The Parish Office can be contacted on 028 7963 3635 or email office@magherafeltparish.org.