Bulletin 21 of January 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

Meetings for young people (age 18 – 40) – Fridays 7.30pm in the Parish Centre; Children’s Liturgy – Castledawson Sunday 9am & Magherafelt 1st & 3rd Sunday 11.30am; BaptismsSunday 12.30pm


REMEMBER OUR DEAD – Pray for Sean Murphy, Brigid Gillen, Michelle Ryan (née Bateson), Brigid (B.) Loane (Desertmartin), Bernadette Neeson (Toome), Liam Heaney (Magherafelt & Philadelphia), and Brian Devine (Cookstown) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week 

Sat. 20 Jan. Seamus O’Kane, Nora McBride, Eileen Hillen (1st Av. 6.15pm)

Sun. 21 Jan. Mollie O’Kane, William Prendergast, Michael Quinn, Rose McCormack, Mary Jo Keenan

Mon. 22 Jan. Denis Bradley, Ronnie Goddard, Bridie O’Neill Peter Murphy (MM 7.30pm)

Tues. 23 Jan. Sr. Marie de Lourdes, Alice McCorry, John Davey

Wed. 24 Jan. Brendan McCorry, Adrian Heaney

Thurs. 25 Jan. John Joseph McDonagh, James Ludlow,  Conan Martin, James Walls

Fri. 26 Jan. Fr. Pat Bradley, Eamon Kelly

Sat. 27 Jan. Andy O’Kane, Imelda Hughes, Eugene McNabb (1st Av 6.15pm)



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2748;

IEC – £1222; Peter’s Pence – £1003; Dues – £80; 

Standing orders – £1345



Magherafelt – Saturday Vigil 6.15pm, Sunday 11.30am

Castledawson – Sunday 9am


ASH WEDNESDAY – Wednesday 14 February

Masses Magherafelt 7.30am, 11am & 7.30pm

Castledawson 9am

Newbridge 10.15am


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Killian Sean Martin who was baptised recently.

CHILDREN’S ROSARY GROUP – today Sunday 21 January 5pm Church of Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt, prayer and song, followed by refreshments, everyone welcome

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



SUNDAY BIG BANTER Jackpot £2800, 45 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; Dogs Trust Dog School 5.30pm

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

FRIDAY – Smith School of Irish Dance – 6pm

SATURDAY – Rugbugz; Mini Messers Saturday 27 January 1pm – 4pm see FB for booking details


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 12, 15, 16, 24; £25 to Christina McVey, Ciaran Gribbin, Marie Brooks; Jackpot £7000

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819