Bulletin 16 April 2023


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

Weekday Masses 11am Novena Monday 7.30pm

Rosary Group – Castledawson Tuesdays 7pm 

BaptismsSunday 1pm & 1st Saturday 1pm (Castledawson)



REMEMBER OUR DEAD – Pray for Eileen McKee, Jim McKeever, Marie Doyle, Paddy Kielt, Brigid McKee, Mary Connery (Desertmartin), Oliver O’Kane (Ballymulderg), Frank McCluskey (Loughgiel) and Sister Bridie Dillon (Dublin) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week 

Sat. 15 Apr. Maureen Young, Joseph Kuriacose (1st Av. 6.15pm)

Sun. 16 Apr. Mary Fisher, James Malone, Rose O’Neill,  Frank Masterson, Sarah O’Donnell, Hugh Doyle, Brendan MacCann, Paddy Hinfey, Jack McKeever,  Patsy McCann (MM 9am Castledawson)

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

Tues. 18 Apr. Tommy McCusker, John Hatton Jr, Susan Doherty

Wed. 19 Apr. Sarah McRory, Patricia Donnelly, Rose McGuckin, Jean Doyle, Betty Murray (MM 7.30pm)

Thurs. 20 Apr. Mickey Trainor, Sarah McCormack, George Tohill

Fri. 21 Apr Mary Harbison, Tommy Joe Johnston,  Frank Devlin, Kathleen Agnes Murray

Sat. 22 Apr. John Hughes, Eileen Kealey



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2209; Dues – £3481; Trocaire – £7491; Emigrants – £1746 (total); 

Standing orders – £1345


REDEMPTORIS MATER SEMINARY – information meeting on Friday 21 May at 7pm in the Parish Centre, for anyone who would like to find out more about the work of the Seminary, with a view to becoming a benefactor.

NEW ROW PRIMARY SCHOOL ADOPT A SAINT UPDATEThe next stage of this process is to move forward with a proposal to incorporate St Patrick in the name of the school i.e., New Row St. Patrick’s PS; visit newrowps.com for more information; we welcome your comments via the link on the website.

MARY’S MEALS – Thanks to the principal, staff, children and parents of Holy Family P.S. for Mary’s Meals Blue Mugs event which raised £497.92; this generosity will result in feeding 26 starving children every day in school for a whole year.  Pat McNeill 0777404314.

ANNUAL EUCHARISTIC ADORATION PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK – Sunday 23 April, bus fare £15, breakfast & evening meal €35, contact Una 07743575969 or Mona 02886737954

PILGRIMAGES TO MEDJUGORJE – Depart Dublin 3 May – 10 May, £655pps, Spiritual Director Fr. Conway; 20 September – 27 September, £695pps, Spiritual Director Fr. Gates, for details and booking contact Anne Duffy 077 3600 5396 or 028 7188 0372



SUNDAY BIG BANTER BINGO  Jackpot £3550, 47 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome


EXPRESSIONS BISTROMonday – Friday 9am-3pm

MONDAY – Children’s Dance 10am contact 073 8563 3743; Yoga – 6pm, contact Bernie 077 5900 1664; Bowls – 7.30pm

TUESDAY – Children’s Dance 10am contact 073 8563 3743; Dance Dynamics 5pm; Ladies Fitness 7pm; Closed AA Group from 8.30pm

WEDNESDAY – Knitting 10am; Tae Kwon Do 4pm; Dogs Trust Dog School 7.30pm 077 1565 4650

THURSDAY – Slimming World; Tae Kwon Do; Bowls 7.30pm; Otago 12.30pm; NOMAD Earwax Audiologist 12noon-6pm, Andy 078 0864 2858;

FRIDAY – Musical Wings

SATURDAY – Musical Wings 9.30am


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 13, 15, 24; £25 to Rosy McSwiggan, Louis Taylor, Una Walshe; Jackpot £6150

ST VINCENT DE PAUL helpline 028 7930 0819