Bulletin 12 Novemeber 2023

Masses Saturday 6.15pm, Sunday 9am (Castledawson), 10.30am & 12noon

Weekday Masses 11am Novena Monday 7.30pm

Rosary Group – Castledawson Tuesdays 7pm

Children’s Liturgy – P1 to P4 children Castledawson Sunday 9am & Magherafelt 1st & 3rd Sunday 10.30am; BaptismsSunday 1pm


REMEMBER OUR DEAD – Pray for Patricia Keenan, Philomena McMullan, Geraldine Hughes, Teresa McKee, Clifford Barr, Teresa McKeever, Philomena O’Hagan, Francis Devlin (Edmonton) and Eileen Greenwood (née Shaw, Florida) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week 


Sat. 11 Nov. George Tohill, Sean McKay, Gerry Gallagher, Tony Loughran

Sun. 12 Nov. Alice O’Donnell, Kathleen McKee, Dae Cartin, Charlie Bateson, Patrick Cleary

Mon. 13 Nov. Mary & Sara Mulholland, Cyril McBride,  Margaret McGuckin (MM 7.30pm)

Tues. 14 Nov. Bridget McKeever, Kevin Laverty, Isobel Moore, Matilda Molloy

Wed. 15 Nov. Thomas L. McLaughlin, Richard Kielt,  Margaret Hogan

Thurs. 16 Nov. Fr Sean Rainey, Kathleen McNicholl,  Rose McConnell, Kevin Walls

Fri. 17 Nov. Louise Higgins, John J Higgins, Sean Hinfey, Michael (Mickey) Conway,  Tom Quinn (MM 7pm Newbridge)

Sat. 18 Nov. John Higgins, Frank McGuire



Mission Sunday – £4104 (total); 

Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2838; 

October Dues – £80; Standing orders – £1345


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Alice Monica Grace Morgan who was baptised recently.

What is the purpose of your life? Are you happy? What do you want to get out of life? 

MEETINGS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE (age 18 – 40) – every Friday 7.30pm in the Parish Centre

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




Jackpot £2400, 45 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome



MONDAY – Bowls – 7.30pm

TUESDAY – Mini Messers & Mini Massage – 9.15am; Dance Dynamics 5pm-7pm; Ladies Fitness with Kelly 7pm – 8pm; Closed AA Group 8.30pm

WEDNESDAY – Knitting 10am; Dogs Trust Dog School 5.30pm

THURSDAY – Slimming World; Otago – 1pm; Tae Kwon Do 4pm; Bowls – 7.30pm

FRIDAY – Musical Wings 9.30am; Smith School of Irish Dance – 6pm

SATURDAY – Musical Wings 9.30am

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 11, 16, 27; £25 to Noreen Doyle, Anna-Marie Campbell, S. McCann; Jackpot £7000

MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 12, 17, 21; £25 to Margaret Robinson, Catherine/Benny McKay; Jackpot £1400

CHRIST CHURCH CASTLEDAWSON PARISH HALL – Golden Friendship Club for those age 50+, Tuesday 14 November 2pm in Christ Church Castledawson Parish Hall, refreshments provided, everyone welcome

ST VINCENT DE PAUL CHRISTMAS MARKET TRIP – Saturday 25 November, leaving King Street 9am, leaving Belfast 4.30pm, £10 per person, phone SVP number to book a place; Helpline 028 7930 0819