Bulletin 18 February 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 Andy McGuckin, Paula Fullerton, Clare McConomy, Seamus O’Donnell, Josephine Bell,  Chris Loughrey and Eddie McLaughlin who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week 

Sat. 17 Feb. Paul Donnelly, Nellie Keenan, John McRory, Tillie McSwiggan, Rosemary Hughes, John Wright Elizabeth Deehan, Phyllis O’Kane,  Brigid Gillen (MM 6.15pm)

Sun. 18 Feb. Hugh Niblock (Jnr, Belfast), Barney Devlin, Shannon McTaggart, Phil Gormley, John Gorski

Mon. 19 Feb. Colette Niblock, Marcus O’Hagan (Jnr),  Sean Murphy (MM 7.30pm)

Tues. 20 Feb. Mary O’Kane, Pat McCusker, Eileen McAlinden, Philomena Donnelly, Sean Conway, Hugh Craig

Wed. 21 Feb. Rosemary Walls, Dodo Walsh

Thurs. 22 Feb. Mary Moran

Fri. 23 Feb. Annie Conway, Mavis Mooney, Joe Rafferty,  Anne Lynch (née Louden)

Sat. 24 Feb. Jim Joe Fox, Brigid McGonigle, John Murray, Shane McCusker (1st Av 6.15pm)



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2115;

Dues – £430; Standing orders – £1345



Magherafelt 7.30am Tuesday – Friday

11am Monday – Saturday

7.30pm Monday (Novena)


SERIES OF CATECHESIS – for adults and young people, Mondays & Thursdays 8pm in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption; for more information contact Fr. Juan

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Peadar Denis McCarron who was 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


SAVE THE DATE Saturday 9 March – Celebration of New Row St Patrick’s PS – On Saturday 9 March we will have a celebration of our adoption of St Patrick into the life of our school.  We will begin with a service in the Church at 11am and continue with refreshments back in school.  The entire community is very welcome to join us to mark this special time in the life of our school.

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



SUNDAY BIG BANTER Jackpot £3000, 46 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome




MONDAY – Pilates 6pm – 7pm, contact Wendy 07753352077; Bowls – 7.30pm

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

WEDNESDAY – Knitting 10am

THURSDAY – Slimming World; Epilepsy Action Talk & Support Group 11am in the Parish Centre Boardroom, everyone welcome; Tae Kwon Do; Bowls – 7.30pm

FRIDAY – Smith School of Irish Dance – 6pm

SATURDAY – Rugbugz; Mini Messers Saturday 17 February from 10am


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 10, 11, 18, 28; £25 to K. Carson, G. O’Neill, Louise Diamond; Jackpot £7000

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

VINCENT’S Magherafelt – we have the following available in store – Communion Dresses, Confirmation Outfits, Wedding Dresses, Bridesmaid Dresses, Christening Gowns