Bulletin 22 January 2023


Masses Saturday 6.15pm,  Sunday 9am (Castledawson), 10.30am & 12noon 

Weekday Masses 11am Novena Monday 7.30pm

Rosary Group – Castledawson Tuesdays 7pm



REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Noreen Mallon,  Francie McGuigan, Joe Dorman, Christy Rafferty (Coalisland),  Joe Pat O’Kane and Andrea Morris who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week – 

Sat. 21 Jan. Mary Jo Keenan, Michael Quinn, Paddy Murray, William Prendergast, Mollie O’Kane

Sun. 22 Jan. Ronnie Goddard Snr, Bridie O’Neill,  Seamus O’Kane, Henry O’Neill, Denis Bradley

Mon. 23 Jan. Teresa Conway, Alice McCorry, John Davey,  Sister Marie de Lourdes

Tues. 24 Jan. Anthony Patrick McKee, Brendan McCorry, Adrian Heaney

Wed. 25 Jan. John Joseph McDonagh, Conan Martin,  James Ludlow, Hugh O’Hagan, James Walls, Kathleen Lagan (MM 11am)

Thurs. 26 Jan. Eamon Kelly, Una Irvine, Dan Bradley

Fri. 27 Jan. Andy O’Kane, Imelda Hughes

Sat. 28 Jan. Margaret Taylor, Sara Doherty


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Grace Olivia Quinn and Barra Patrick Martin who were baptised recently.



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2771; Dues – £85;

Building Donations – £5230 (total); IEC – £850 (total);

Peter’s Pence – £967 (total); Standing orders – £1345


CHILDREN’S ROSARY GROUP – today Sunday 22 January 3.30pm, Magherafelt, refreshments afterwards for the children, all welcome

THE SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL MAGHERAFELT would like to thank everyone for their generosity and support during the year and over the Christmas period, it is very much appreciated; Helpline 028 7930 0819

PIUS X COLLEGE ORATORY – hour of prayer & adoration 6.30pm each Wednesday, all welcome

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

PORTGLENONE PRAYER GROUP meeting each Tuesday 7pm – 8.15pm in the Big House at the Monastery, everyone welcome.



SUNDAY BIG BANTER BINGO  Jackpot £2950, 45 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO Monday – Friday 9am-3pm

MONDAY – Children’s Dance 10am contact 073 8563 3743; Yoga – 6pm, contact Bernie 077 5900 1664; Bowls – 7.30pm

TUESDAY – Children’s Dance 10am; Dance Dynamics 5pm; Ladies Fitness 7pm

WEDNESDAY – Knitting 10am; Tae Kwon Do 4pm; Dogs Trust Dog School 7.30pm 077 1565 4650

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

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

Saturday Musical Wings 9.30am


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 12, 13, 16, 18; £25 to Brian Beattie, Catherine Purvis, Fionn McCormick; Jackpot £5550; AGM Tuesday 31 January 7.30pm

MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto – 1, 2, 16, 17; £25 to Sebastian Layden, Frank Morgan; Jackpot £800; thanks to all who support this fundraiser, to take part contact Niall McNicholl 077 4671 4933

SGARA (Slieve Gallion Active Retirement Association) – Country & Irish Tea Dance, St Mary’s Hall, Desertmartin, Sunday 22 January 3pm – 5pm, Music – Shawn Cuddy, everyone welcome, for more information contact Chris 075 4601 0560