Bulletin 23 October 2022


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

Weekday Masses 11am Novena Monday 7.30pm

Catechetical Talks – Mondays & Thursdays 8.15pm

Rosary Group – Castledawson Tuesdays 7pm



REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Geraldine Scullion and Dan Deehan who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week:

Sat. 22 Oct. Joan Sommers, Sam Dougan, Fabie Gallagher, Mamie Heaney, Margaret McGurk, Kathleen (Patsy) O’Hagan

Sun. 23 Oct. Pearse Patrick McLarnon, Sadie O’Hagan, Bridget & Willie Johnston, Patrick Doherty

Mon. 24 Oct. Philomena Mallon, Catherine McGIll, Patrick Larkin, Thomas Gallagher, Brian Higgins, Dan Boyle,Shea Campbell (1st Av 7.30pm)

Tues. 25 Oct. Charles (Charlie) Murray

Wed. 26 Oct. Patrick Armstrong, Jim Speirs, Pearse O’Kane, Francis Loane, Joe Taylor, Jack Murray

Thurs. 27 Oct. Teresa Trolan

Fri. 28 Oct. Patrick McFlynn, Maureen Donnelly, Agnes McGrogan

Sat. 29 Oct. Dymphna Kielt, Elizabeth Hanson

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Peggy Mae McErlain who was baptised recently.


CHURCH COLLECTION Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2172 Standing orders – £1345

CATECHETICAL TALKS for adults and young people, Mondays & Thursdays 8.15pm in the Church, everyone welcome to attend even if you have been unable to do so yet.

CHILDREN’S ROSARY GROUP – we wish to celebrate this month of October dedicated to Our Lady and would be delighted to welcome children of all ages to join us today at 3.30pm at The Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt; refreshments will be provided for the children afterwards.

HOLY FAMILY ASSOCIATION The annual Mass for deceased lay members will be offered on Monday 7 November at 11am.

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

MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES – for booking & information contact  HYPERLINK “http://www.MarriageEncounter.ie” www.MarriageEncounter.ie; www.courses.accord.ie

MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT WEEKEND – Restore communication, renew commitment, rekindle romance in Cork International Hotel, Friday 4- Sunday 6 November, for details and booking see www.MarriageEncounter.ie



SUNDAY BIG BANTER  JACKPOT £2400 45 calls, doors open 6pm; everyone welcome

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO Mon. – Fri. 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; Octago 12.30pm; Tae Kwon Do; Bowls – 7.30pm

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

SATURDAY – Musical Wings 9.30am, Rugbugz 10am

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 8, 14, 22, 28; £25 to Paula McKee, Dylan McSwiggan, Marty Donnelly; Jackpot £4900

MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 9, 12, 23, 24; £25 to Margaret Cushley, Anne, Mairead & Tom; Jackpot £2000; Thanks to all who support this fundraiser, to take part contact Brendan Keenan 078 1087 1370

ST VINCENT DE PAUL helpline 028 7930 0819