Bulletin 16 October 2022


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

Weekday Masses 11am Novena Monday 7.30pm

Catechetical Talks – Mondays & Thursdays 8.15pm

Rosary Group – Castledawson Tuesdays 7pm



REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Geraldine Scullion and Dan Deehan who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries & month’s minds occur this week – 

Sat. 15 Oct. James E McCaughan, Minnie Rafferty

Sun. 16 Oct. Gerry Campbell, Sammy Averill

Mon. 17 Oct. Marian Cleary, Martin McMahon, Nellie Lagan

Tues. 18 Oct. Michael Higgins, Vera Kerr

Wed. 19 Oct. John McRory Snr

Thurs. 20 Oct. Mary Hegarty

Fri. 21 Oct. Bawn Cochrane, Nora McLarnon,  Teresa Deehan (MM 7.30pm)

Sat. 22 Oct. Joan Sommers, Sam Dougan, Fabie Gallagher, Mamie Heaney, Margaret McGurk,  Kathleen (Patsy) O’Hagan


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Nell Rose McGuigan, Daniel Gerald Hughes and Eddie Ollie O’Neill who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Eimear McMurray and Thomas Devlin who were married recently.


CHURCH COLLECTION Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2423, October Dues – £665;  Standing orders – £1345


CATECHETICAL TALKS for adults and young people, Mondays & Thursdays 8.15pm in the Church, everyone welcome to attend even if you have been unable to do so yet.


CHILDREN’S ROSARY GROUP – we wish to celebrate this month of October dedicated to Our Lady and would be delighted to welcome children of all ages to join us on Sunday 23 October at 3.30pm at The Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt; refreshments will be provided for the children afterwards.


PORTGLENONE PRAYER GROUP meeting each Tuesday 7pm – 8.15pm in the Big House at the Monastery, everyone welcome.

MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES – for booking & information contact  HYPERLINK “http://www.MarriageEncounter.ie” www.MarriageEncounter.ie; www.courses.accord.ie

MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT WEEKEND – Restore communication, renew commitment, rekindle romance in Cork International Hotel, Friday 4- Sunday 6 November, for details and booking see www.MarriageEncounter.ie

ST VINCENT DE PAUL helpline 028 7930 0819



SUNDAY BIG BANTER  JACKPOT £2350 45 calls, doors open 6pm; everyone welcome

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO Mon. – Fri. 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; Dance Dynamics – 5pm; Ladies Fitness – 7pm

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

THURSDAY – Slimming World; Octago 12.30pm; Tae Kwon Do; Bowls – 7.30pm

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

SATURDAY – Musical Wings 9.30am, Rugbugz 10am


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 6, 21, 28; £25 to Ciaran Purvis, Anthony Campbell, Lawrence Diamond; Jackpot £4850

MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 10, 20, 22; £25 to Ethan Johnston, Brian Ludlow; Jackpot £1900; Thanks to all who support this fundraiser, to take part contact Brendan Keenan 078 1087 1370