Bulletin 24 September 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



REMEMBER OUR DEAD – Pray for Denise Lipscomb, Jacinta Lynch, Mary McLaughlin and Eibhlin O’Brien who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week – 

Sat. 23 Sept Rose Regan, Annie Murray

Sun. 24 Sept Frank Marshall, John McElhone, Thomas Porter, James McCorry

Mon. 25 Sept Margaret Moore, Willie Mulholland,  Patrick Joseph (PJ) McDonnell

Tues. 26 Sept Mary Mallon, Florence Logan

Wed. 27 Sept Fr Felix McLaughlin, Mena Molloy, Gerry Hughes, Mary Niblock, John Hughes

Thurs. 28 Sept Dan Logan, Brigid Hughes, Jack Regan,  Vincent Doyle

Fri. 29 Sept. John O’Neill, Marie Kearns, Desmond Russell

Sat. 30 Sept. Margaret Regan, Mary Mitchell, Thomas McKenna, Paddy Tohill, Noel McGuckin, Elizabeth McKay



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2371; 

Sick & Retired Priests – £1608 (total); 

Standing orders – £1345


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) – starting Friday 6 October 7.30pm in the Parish Centre


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Charlie Bell 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.

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 £2050, 45 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome




MONDAY – Mini Messers & Mini Massage – 9.15am Bowls – 7.30pm

TUESDAY – Dance Dynamics 5pm-7pm; Ladies Fitness with Kelly 7pm – 8pm; Closed AA Group from 8.30pm

WEDNESDAY – Knitting 10am

THURSDAY – Slimming World; Otago – 1pm; Tae Kwon Do 4pm; Bowls – 7.30pm

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

SATURDAY – Musical Wings b

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 8, 18, 24; £25 to Mary Kate McAuley, Gerry McKeever, Joe McGurk; Jackpot £7000

HOLY FAMILY LAY MEMBERS – Day Retreat on Monday 25 September 9.30am – 3.30pm in the Parish Centre Boardroom

CASTLEDAWSON SURGERY (Dr Hinds practice) flu/covid clinic Christchurch Parish Hall Saturday 30 September 8am-1pm, please ring 07858583835 for appointment.

ST VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819