Bulletin 16 of June 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 Margaret McGuckin,  Vera Watters, Oliver O’Hagan, Imelda O’Neill and Virginija Burbiene (Lithuania) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week 

Sat. 15 June John McAllister, Kevin (Jake) Donnelly,  Eileen Conlon, Dan Donnelly,  Margaret Toner (1st Av 11am), Francis Conlon (1st Av 6.15pm)

Sun. 16 June

Mon. 17 June Tommy Terry,  Ronan Hawthorne (MM 7.30pm)

Tues. 18 June Susan Hutchinson, Teresa Conway, Pat Morgan, Canon Peter McNamee, Tommy McGonigle,  John McKeever, Pat Smyth (1st Av. 11am)

Wed. 19 June Joe Lavery

Thurs. 20 June Josie Gallagher, Mary McKee, Fr. Peter Henry, Kathleen McSwiggan, Pauline Higgins,  Michael Quigley (1st Av 11am)

Fri. 21 June Agnes Hutchinson, Joseph O’Donnell, James Kelly, Henry Johnston, Annie McAllister 

Sat. 22 June Jim Tohill, Deirdre O’Neill


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Margaux Catherine Malone, Angelina Priya Reilly and Tommy Simon Stokes who were baptised recently.



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £3086;

June Dues – £805

Standing orders – £1345


**PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO THE MASS ROCK IN GLENSHANE FOREST – cancelled due to the poor weather conditions **


GRAVEYARD SUNDAY MASS & BLESSING OF THE GRAVES – Sunday 30 June, 12 noon, (no 11.30am Mass in Magherafelt on that day); Parishioners are invited to tidy their family graves & the surrounding areas.  No rubbish should be dumped in the hedgerows or at the back of the new graveyard, please use the bins provided.

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

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

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

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819



SUNDAY BIG BANTER Jackpot £3850, 47 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome


EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – Mon – Fri 9am – 3pm


MONDAY – Pilates 6pm – 7pm & 7.15pm – 8pm, contact Wendy 077 5335 2077

TUESDAY – Kids Dance – from 9.30am contact Siobhan 073 8563 3743; Dance Dynamics 5pm; Ladies Fitness 7pm; Closed AA Group 8.30pm

WEDNESDAY – Knitting 10am

THURSDAY – Slimming World contact Roisin 075 6499 8233; Epilepsy Action Talk & Support Group (2nd week of each month 10.30am – 12noon); Tae Kwon Do

FRIDAY – Musical Wings 9.30am – 11.30am contact Colleen 077 0640 0590; Smith School of Irish Dance – 6pm

SATURDAY – Musical Wings 9.30am – 11.30am contact Colleen 077 0640 0590

RECORD & MUSIC FAIR – Saturday 22 June 9.30am – 5pm, everyone welcome


VOLUNTEERS – If you would like to add your name to our list of volunteers to assist with functions or events in the Parish Centre, please contact Pat 078 7252 5983.

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 10, 13, 22; £25 to Eamon Campbell, Angela Bateson, Stephen Comer; Jackpot £2300