Easter Sunday 4 April 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. – Lotto 4, 6, 15, 23; £25 to Mark Mullan, Odhran McKay; Jackpot – £1400; 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


Virtual courses available, for booking & information www.courses.accord.ie or www.MarriageEncounter.ie



Magherafelt High School

Tuesday 6 April 10.30am – 1pm & 2.15pm – 5.15pm & Wednesday 7 April 1pm – 4pm & 5pm – 7.15pm

TROCAIRE boxes should be returned to the baskets in the Church when Mass resumes on Easter Monday or to Fr. Gates at the Parochial House. You can also donate online at www.trocaire.org, by phone 0800 9121200 or by post to Trócaire, 10 King Street, Belfast, BT1 6AD

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 Mary Mullan, Jim Murphy (Cookstown), Robert Kennedy (Toome) and Ellen Heffron (Maghera)

who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week –

Sat. 3 Apr.            

Sun. 4 Apr.           Jim Henry

Mon. 5 Apr.           John Smith,

                                Mary Morgan (1st Av 7.30pm Magherafelt)

Tues. 6 Apr.         Mary Tohill, Hugo Doyle, Desmond Kerr,

                                Teresa O’Loane

Wed.7 Apr.           Sadie O’Kane (1st Av)

Thurs. 8 Apr.       

Fri. 9 Apr.              Fr. John Sweeney, Kathleen Doyle,

                                Dessie McConnell, Joseph Bell

Sat. 10 Apr.          John McLaughlin, Annie Quinn, Annie McWilliams, Pat Shaw


Katie Grace Fitzpatrick who was baptised recently.


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

PUBLIC DAILY & WEEKEND MASSES – Mass with congregation will resume on Easter Monday at the 11.00am Mass with the usual restrictions, limited numbers, 1 household group per pew or 2 people per pew with social distancing.  You are asked to please follow the instructions given, to enter via the main door and exit via the side wing door, using the hand sanitisers provided.  We will continue this week with Mass at 11am each morning, Novena Mass Monday at 7.30pm & Holy Hour Wednesday 7pm.

ENVELOPE BOXES which commence on Sunday 11 April are available for collection at the back of Castledawson Church & in the café in the Parish Centre.  We ask those who are able to call & collect during the day (Mon-Sun) and, if possible, to collect a neighbour’s who may be unable to do so.

GIFT AID & STANDING ORDERS – The Parish can benefit from Gift Aid (25p in every £1 donated).  If you are a taxpayer you might consider completing a ‘Gift Aid Form’ if you have not done so previously.  Thank you to everyone who has opted to donate via Standing Order.  We would ask you to please check your bank details to ensure that your donation can be identified on our statements (it is important to use your name as reference especially if you have signed for Gift Aid).  You may still wish to consider setting up donations by Standing Order.

Bank of Ireland Magherafelt; Name of Account – Magherafelt & Castledawson Parish Church Fund;

Sort Code – 90-49-82; Account Number – 20000358

For Priests’ Dues Collection

Bank of Ireland Magherafelt; Name of Account – Magherafelt Parish Revenue Account;

Sort Code – 90-49-82; Account Number – 88005294