Bulletin 14th 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 Sr. Marcella Roe (Dublin) and Colm O’Reilly (USA) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week 

Sat. 13 Apr. Charlie Higgins (MM 6.15pm)

Sun. 14 Apr. Brigid Johnston, Sarah Collins, Michael Donnelly, Annie Collins, Frances Dinsmore, Bridie Gribbin (MM 10.15am Newbridge)

Mon. 15 Apr. Maureen Young, John Cudden (MM 7.30pm)

Tues. 16 Apr. Mary Fisher, Hugh Doyle, James Malone, Brendan MacCann, Frank Masterson, Rose O’NeillSarah O’Donnell, Jack McKeever, Paddy Hinfey

Wed. 17 Apr. John McCorry, Frank Loane, Jeannie O’Hagan

Thurs. 18 Apr. Tommy McCusker, Johnny Hatton, Kathleen O’Hagan

Fri. 19 Apr. Sarah McRory, Patricia & Leo Donnelly, Jean Doyle, Rosie McGuckin, Mary Ellen Wilkinson

Sat. 20 Apr. Sarah McCormack, George Tohill, Mickey Trainor, Barbara McErlean, Alice Graham (1st Av. 6.15pm)

(Sunday 21 April Mary Mawhinney MM 9am and Kevin McNally 1st Av. 11.30am)



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2441;

Trocaire – £14,580 (total); Emigrants – £830 (total); 

Dues – £480; Standing orders – £1345


Please remember in your prayers this week Deacon Davis Haberkorn and Deacon Francesco Campiello of Redemptoris Mater Seminary who will be ordained to the priesthood in Armagh next weekend.


CHILDREN’S ROSARY GROUP – today Sunday 14 April 5pm Church of Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt, prayer & song, everyone welcome

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’S 52nd ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES 7 nights, 10 July – 17 July from Belfast International Airport, staying Full Board at Hotel Agena, contact Kathleen McCann 028 7963 2205 or 077 1970 1925



SUNDAY BIG BANTER Jackpot £3400, 46 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome


EXPRESSIONS BISTROMonday – Friday 9am – 3pm

MONDAY – Kids Dance 9.30am; Lil’Lates 5pm – 5.30pm, Pilates 6pm – 7pm & new class starting 7.15pm – 8pm, contact Wendy 077 5335 2077

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

WEDNESDAY – Mini Messers 9am – 12noon; Knitting 10am

THURSDAY – Slimming World; 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

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 5, 8, 29; £25 to Siobhan & Jack, Fionn McCormick, Marty D.; Jackpot £7000

MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 10, 16, 22; £25 to Anne O’Kane, Paddy Bradley; Jackpot £1100

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819