Bulletin 17 September 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 Denise Lipscomb, Jacinta Lynch, Mary McLaughlin and Eibhlin O’Brien who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week – 

Sat. 16 Sept John Smith, Eugene Donnelly,  George Tohill (MM 11am),  Teresa Deehan (1st Av. 6.15pm)

Sun. 17 Sept Frank Kielt, Frank Devlin, John Laverty, Lucy Scott, Felix O’Neill, Damien Moore, Richard O’Rawe

Mon. 18 Sept Frank Donnelly, Maisie Martin

Tues. 19 Sept Fr. McAvoy, Jack Russell, Rose Kerr,  Annie Donnelly

Wed. 20 Sept Betty Kearns, Sylvia Kelly

Thurs. 21 Sept Ciaran McGuckin, Mike McGlade, Pat Dougan

Fri. 22 Sept. Mary O’Neill, William Moore

Sat. 23 Sept. Rose Regan



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £3862; 

Sick & Retired Priests – £1608 (total); Dues – £125

Standing orders – £1345


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Cara Rose Marian Vernon and Cassie Bridget Anne Devlin who were baptised recently.

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

ST VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

NEW ROW ST PATRICK’S PS BABY & TODDLER GROUP – every Monday 9.15am-11am in school hall, everyone welcome, enjoy playtime, a snack and a song with old friends & new.



SUNDAY BIG BANTER BINGO  Jackpot £2000, 45 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome



MONDAY – Mini Messers & Mini Massage – 9.15am Bowls – 7.30pm

TUESDAY – Dance Dynamics 5pm-7pm; Ladies Fitness with Kelly 7pm8pm; Closed AA Group from 8.30pm

WEDNESDAY – Knitting 10am

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


JOHN’S FEIS (hosted by SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING)Saturday 16 September 8am – 10pm & Sunday 17 September 8am – 5pm

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 8, 27, 29, 30; £25 to Bernie Stewart, Linda Murray, Gerard Monaghan; Jackpot £7000

HANDBAG & ACCESSORIES SALE in aid of Mid Ulster MS Group Saturday 23 September St Swithin’s Church Hall, from 10am, donations appreciated, contact Bernie 0792803362 / Fiona 07761236049.

CASTLEDAWSON SURGERY (Dr Hinds practice) flu/covid clinic Christchurch Parish Hall Saturday 30 September 8am-1pm, please ring 07858583835 for appointment.