Bulletin 19 November 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

*Please note – there will be no 11am Mass on Friday24 November or Saturday 25 November.


REMEMBER OUR DEAD – Pray for Sinead Norton, Mary Bates, Patricia Keenan, Philomena McMullan, Geraldine Hughes, Clifford Barr, Francis Devlin (Edmonton) and Eileen Greenwood (née Shaw, Florida) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week 

Sat. 18 Nov. John Higgins, Frank McGuire

Sun. 19 Nov. Peggy Trainor, Colm McFaul, Tommy McMurray, Harry McMurray, Winnie Crilly, John Walls

Mon. 20 Nov. Tom Comer, John Logue, Philomena O’Hagan (MM 7.30pm)

Tues. 21 Nov. John Craig

Wed. 22 Nov. Teresa Gilroy, Bernadette Gallagher, Teresa Barry, Charles Conway, Brendan Carmichael,  James Murray, John Kennedy

Thurs. 23 Nov. Leo Gilmore, Annie Deehan

Fri. 24 Nov. Jeannie McErlean, Dermot Niblock

Sat. 25 Nov. Patrick Leonard, Teresa (Tessie) Loughran, Mary Lupari, Rose Walls, Michael Masterson Snr, Susan Butler, Brian Nelson, Teresa McKee (MM 6.15pm)

(Sunday 26 November Clifford Barr MM 12noon)



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2242;

Mission Sunday – £4104 (total); Standing orders – £1345


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Donnacha McLaughlin, Fiadh Mae King and Rian Francis Donnelly who were baptised recently.


What is the purpose of your life? Are you happy? What do you want to get out of life? 

MEETINGS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE (age 18 – 40) – every Friday 7.30pm in the Parish Centre


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

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 £2450, 45 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome




MONDAY – Bowls – 7.30pm

TUESDAY – Mini Messers & Mini Massage – 9.15am; Dance Dynamics 5pm-7pm; Ladies Fitness with Kelly 7pm – 8pm; Closed AA Group 8.30pm

WEDNESDAY – Knitting 10am; Dogs Trust Dog School 5.30pm

THURSDAY – Slimming World; Tae Kwon Do 4pm; Bowls – 7.30pm

FRIDAY – Musical Wings 9.30am; Smith School of Irish Dance – 6pm

SATURDAY – Musical Wings 9.30am


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 17, 20, 22; £25 to Sarah Averill, Harry McMullan, Dermott Beattie; Jackpot £7000

MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 8, 11, 13, 17; £25 to Geraldine Quinn, Seamus Keenan; Jackpot £1500

ST VINCENT DE PAUL CHRISTMAS MARKET TRIP – Saturday 25 November, leaving King Street 9am, leaving Belfast 4.30pm, £10 per person, phone SVP number to book a place; Helpline 028 7930 0819