Bullet 28th April 2024

Masses – Saturday Vigil 6.15pm Magherafelt Sunday 9am Castledawson, 11.30am Magherafelt

Weekday Masses Monday – Saturday – 11am

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament Monday 11.30am – 7.15pm Benediction Monday 7.15pm; Miraculous Medal Novena Monday 7.30pm; Rosary Group – Castledawson Tuesday 7pm

Children’s Liturgy – Castledawson Sunday 9am & Magherafelt 1st & 3rd Sunday 11.30am; BaptismsSunday 12.30pm

 

REMEMBER OUR DEAD – Pray for Joseph (Joe) Loane and Gerry McAllister who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week 

Sat. 27 Apr. Fred White, Mary Ann & Michael James O’Neill

Sun. 28 Apr. John McGeown, Mary Ewing, Francie Murray

Mon. 29 Apr. Annette Brady, Tommy Scullion,  Elizabeth Ann Mitchell, Philomena Alexander

Tues. 30 Apr. Susan Dowds, Ann Devlin, Elizabeth Logue

Wed. 1 May Oliver & Sadie Kielt, Bernard McKenna,  Francis Heaney

Thurs. 2 May Agnes Gribbin, Patrick Martin, Hugh Martin,  Vincent Cunningham, Kathleen McLernon

Fri. 3 May Barney, Mary & Seamus Kealey, Harry Heaney, Philip and Martin O’Hara

Sat. 4 May William Johnston, Oliver McKenna, Daniel (Danny) Dinsmore (MM)

 

CHURCH COLLECTION

Magherafelt & Castledawson – £565;

Vocations – £2939; Trocaire – £16,165 (total); 

Emigrants – £855 (total); Peter’s Pence – £40; 

Standing orders – £1345

 

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Ollie George Gillespie who was baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to all the children from Gaelscoil an tSeanchaí who received their First Holy Communion this weekend.

PIUS X COLLEGE ORATORY – hour of prayer & adoration 6.30pm each Wednesday, all welcome

PORTGLENONE PRAYER GROUP Tuesdays 7pm in the Big House at the Monastery, everyone welcome

MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES – for booking & information contact www.courses.accord.ie

 

PILGRIMAGES TO MEDJUGORJE – Depart Dublin  8 May – 15 May, £710pps, Spiritual Director Fr. Conway; 18 September – 25 September, £720pps, Spiritual Director Fr. Gates, for details and booking contact Anne Duffy 077 3600 5396 or 028 7188 0372

OUR LADY OF LOURDES PILGRIMAGE SOCIETY – 10 July – 17 July from Belfast, Hotel Agena, contact Kathleen McCann 028 7963 2205 or 077 1970 1925

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

 

PARISH CENTRE

SUNDAY BIG BANTER Jackpot £3500, 47 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome

 

EXPRESSIONS BISTROMon – Fri 9am – 3pm

MONDAY – Kids Dance from 9.30am contact Siobhan 073 8563 3743; Dog’s Trust Community Team 11am – 1pm for advice; Pilates 6pm – 7pm & 7.15pm – 8pm, contact Wendy 077 5335 2077

TUESDAY – Kids Dance – from 9.30am; Dance Dynamics 5pm; Ladies Fitness 7pm; Closed AA Group 8.30pm

WEDNESDAY – Knitting 10am; Dogs Trust – 5.30pm

THURSDAY – Slimming World contact Roisin 075 6499 8233; Epilepsy Action Talk & Support Group (2nd week of each month 10am – 12noon); Tae Kwon Do

FRIDAY – Smith School of Irish Dance – 6pm

 

Any volunteers available to assist in the Parish Centre would be very welcome, contact Pat 078 7252 5983

 

HOLY FAMILY LAY MEMBERS – Meeting in the Parish Centre Boardroom Monday 13 May 11.45am

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 12, 18, 23; £25 to A. Cassidy, Alex Faith, Mary McCann; Jackpot £7000

MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 10, 17. 21; £25 to Mary Keenan, Cathal Hughes; Jackpot £1300