Bulletin of 12 June 16

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


Saturday Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday 8.00am, 10.30am & 12noon

Monday – Saturday 11.00am, Monday & Wednesday 7.30pm

Eucharistic Adoration Monday after 11am Mass followed by Benediction 7.15pm; Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

Baptisms Sunday 1.00pm; contact Parish Office 2 weeks in advance

Altar Society - Group 2 M. McMahon, M. Gates


Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm

Altar Society June Group 3 D. Keenan, C. Diamond, G. Young


ST JOHN, MILLTOWN First Friday (May – Sept.) 7.30pm


Vigil 6.15pm          C. Donoghue     T. Rogers, S. Speirs, E. Bradley

Sun. 8.00am         Sr. Caitriona      Sr. Margaret, M. Ludlow

Sun. 10.30am       B. Gogarty         R. Tohill, J. Clayton, R. Clayton

Sun. 12 noon        L. McNally         W. Cassidy, M. Treharne,

                                                        Emer Bradley

C’dawson 9.30am M. Devlin          B. O’Kane, P. McKeever


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Anna Mary O’Neill, Thomas Waites and Adam Zac (Poland) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week -

Sat. 11 June        Bernard Dowds, Robert Murray, Gerry Doyle

Sun. 12 June       Mick Muldoon, Johnny Gallagher, Jim Hampsey

                              Gerry Lynch MM 12 noon Magherafelt

Mon. 13 June       Jolene McCloskey, Sarah Bradley

Tues. 14 June      Leo Terry, Edmund Quinn, Patrick & Annie Martin,

                              Patsy Halferty (MM Milltown 7.30pm)

Wed. 15 June      Kevin (Jake) Donnelly, Frank Henry

                              Raymond McNabb (MM Milltown 7.30pm)

Thur. 16 June      Eileen Conlon, Teresa McElhinney

Fri. 17 June          Michael McGill, Pat Morgan (1st Av Milltown 7.30pm)

Sat. 18 June        Susan Hutchinson



Magherafelt Envelopes - £4211, Loose Plate - £595; Castledawson Envelopes - £1023, Loose Plate - £109


CONGRATULATIONS to Cathy Hutchinson & Ben Dodds who were married recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to the children from the Parish who received the Sacrament of Confirmation last week.

Please note there will be no Mass in Castledawson on Tuesday evening or in Magherafelt on Wednesday evening.


Fr Gates will say Mass at the Mass Rock today at 1pm.  Please allow 1-2 hours walking from the parking area inside the forest.  A minibus will run from the Parish Centre leaving at 10.30am.  Contact Róisín 078 4183 6460 or Joe 075 2353 8402 for further details.  Please bring a packed lunch.

Expressions Bistro will open from 9am - 10.30am to provide light breakfast (tea, coffee, scones, bacon baps etc) for those going on the Parish Pilgrimage to the Mass Rock.

GRAVEYARD SUNDAY will take place at 12 noon on Sunday 26 June in St. John’s Milltown; there will be no Mass at 12 noon in Magherafelt on that day.

SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

LOUGH DERG - Three Day Pilgrimage for more information contact the Lough Derg office on 028 6863 2391 / 00353 719 861 518 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

ACCORD MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES Pastoral Centre Maghera – contact 028 7964 2983, or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Quinn’s Corner Dungannon – contact 028 3833 4781; www.courses.accord.ie


PARISH CENTRE              Find us on Facebook

SUNDAY BINGO Jackpot £1600 in 45 calls; doors open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish; books £7, flyer £1

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO open Tues – Fri 9am – 3pm

SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after 10.30am Mass

PARENTS & TODDLERS Tuesday 9.15am – 11.15am

WHIST Tuesday 2pm, new players most welcome

PILATES – Tuesday 7pm

ZUMBA - Tuesday 8.30pm

KNITTING GROUP – Wednesday 10.30am – 12.30pm

PILATES - Wednesday 7pm & 8.15pm

JIVE CLASS Wednesday 8pm


PILOXING – Thursday 8pm

TAE KWON DO – Thursday 4pm – 6pm

YOGA – Friday 10am

ST. PATRICK’S SNOOKER CLUB recommences in September

APOSTOLIC WORKERS ANNUAL COFFEE PARTY Saturday 18 June 9.30am – 2pm in Expressions Bistro; proceeds to the Missions, everyone welcome

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 8, 19, 21, 23; £25 to Orla Purvis, Colm McKenna, Aimee McKay; Jackpot £1050

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 10, 16, 19, 22; £25 to Frances Craig, J. F. McKenna; Jackpot £2300

ST. PATRICK’S GAC LOUP 10k & 5k Fun Run Saturday 18 June 11am, contact Brian 078 5510 8508


PRAISE IN THE PARK – Moyola Park F. C. grounds Castledawson Saturday 18 June 7.30pm

CYCLE AGAINST SUICIDE SPERRIN SPINOFF – Draperstown to Bellaghy & also Family Fun Cycle Saturday 18 June, contact 078 0188 2358 for details on how to help, www.cycleagainstsuicide.com


ST. VINCENT DE PAUL GARDEN PARTY Saturday 25 June 2.30pm – 6pm in Laurel Villa, tickets £10 available from the Parish Centre & SVP shop