Bulletin of 5 April 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 for HOLY WEEK and EASTER will be available on webcam –

MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY – Mass 11am, Holy Hour 7pm

HOLY THURSDAY – Mass of the Lord’s Supper 7.30pm (No Altar of Repose)

GOOD FRIDAY – Stations of the Cross 3pm (also Facebook Live); Celebration of the Passion 7.30pm


Blessing of the Food for Eastern European Families 1pm

Easter Vigil (abridged) 9pm

EASTER SUNDAY Mass 10.30am & 12noon




REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Ethna Doyle, Billy Campbell, Jim Friel (Dungiven), Una Murphy (Cookstown), Ann McNally (Antrim), Brigid Connolly (née Quinn, Coalisland), Margaret Fuller (née Walshe, Holywood), Genowefa Brzowska (Poland) and Pearl McEvoy (Dromara) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –

Sat. 4 Apr.             Jim Henry

Sun. 5 Apr.           John Smith, Philip Corr (1st. Av)

Mon. 6 Apr.           James Malone, Mary Tohill, Teresa O’Loane, Desmond Kerr, Hugo Doyle

Tues. 7 Apr.         Patricia Higgins

Wed. 8 Apr.         

Thurs. 9 Apr.        Kathleen Doyle, Dessie McConnell, Annie McWilliams

Fri. 10Apr.            John McLaughlin, Annie Quinn

Sat. 11 Apr.         

The Parish Office is closed until further notice. 

However if you have anniversary notices, any queries etc please telephone the Office 028 7963 3635 and wait to be connected or telephone / text 077 0756 5685 or email office@magherafeltparish.org.


TROCAIRE – Trocaire boxes are usually returned at this time but that will not be possible this year.  You can make your donation online https://www.trocaire.org/donate/make-a-donation or you may wish to hold onto your boxes until further notice.


Pastoral Centre, Maghera – for booking & updates check www.courses.accord.ie

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819; Papers are available as usual, please pay in the box on the table.

Some Parishioners have been asking about the weekly envelopes.  We understand the financial difficulties people are facing and we have no expectation of people to donate at this time.  For anyone who may wish to set up Standing Order please contact the Office for bank details or you may prefer to hold on to the envelopes until a later date.

PARISH CENTRE              


The Parish Centre and Bistro are closed.

All groups and scheduled activities are cancelled until further notice.

Please check the Parish Centre Facebook page for up to date information.



O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. & ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. Lotto suspended until further notice.  Please see the clubs’ Facebook pages for more information.