Bulletin of 5 September 2021

     PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Fr. Borrallo                                                                       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.

ST. JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB – Indoor bowls resume on Monday 6 September at 7.30pm, new members will be most welcome.

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

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 10, 20, 21; £25 to Oonagh Gribbin, Kevin Fitsimons; Jackpot – £3600; 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 Anna McGuckin, Rene Foster (Armagh) and Gerry McLaughlin (Maghera) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week

Sat. 4 Sept.           Eddie Walls

Sun. 5 Sept.         Winnie McGlade

Mon. 6 Sept.         John (Jackie) Higgins, Harold Purvis,

                                Patrick Mallon, Fr. Andrew McNally, John Barr

                                Francis Donnelly (1st Av 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 7 Sept.       Laurie Regan

Wed. 8 Sept.       

Thurs. 9 Sept.      Brendan McLaughlin, Patsy Murray,

                                Seamus Burns (MM 11am Magherafelt)

Fri. 10 Sept.         Shaun Doherty, Michael McGurk

Sat. 11 Sept.        Maria McRory, Paddy Kearns, Arthur Gillen

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Cillian Joseph Coyle and Nikita Kiera Dougan who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Sinead Murphy and Barry O’Hagan who were married recently.


Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2117 Sick & Retired Priests – £45 Dues – £85; Standing orders – £1225


FIRST FRIDAY CALLS – Fr Gates and Fr Borrallo will do their first Friday calls this week on Thursday 9 September and Friday 10 September.


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 courses available, for booking & information contact www.MarriageEncounter.ie; www.courses.accord.ie