Bulletin 24th March 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

Children’s Liturgy – Castledawson Sunday 9am & Magherafelt 1st & 3rd Sunday 11.30am; BaptismsSunday 12.30pm


REMEMBER OUR DEAD – Pray for John Cudden, Charlie (Chuck) Higgins, Sinead McErlean (Lavey) and Bridie Gribbin (Toome) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week 

Sat. 23 Mar. Jim Murphy, Marie Therese Wheldon (née Walls), Charles McCrory, Brigid McKee (1st Av. 11am)

Sun. 24 Mar. Seamus O’Loane, Sara McKee, Michael O’Hagan

Mon. 25 Mar. Hugh Thomas Graham, Barney Berryman, Brigid Berryman, Fr. Jim McCormack, Sonny McKee, David Boorman

Tues. 26 Mar. Kathleen Higgins, Jim Joe Gallagher, Eddie Quinn, Madeleine O’Connell, John Corran

Wed. 27 Mar. Anne McNally, Lorna Kandel, Una Murphy, Patrick Hagan

Thurs. 28 Mar. Paddy Kielt, Eileen Kearns

Fri. 29 Mar. Patrick Conway, Patrick McKee, Eugene McElhone, Veronica O’Kane, Kathleen McNicholl

Sat. 30 Mar. Alfie Heaney, Paul McDonald (1st Av)

(Sunday 31 March Marie Doyle 1st Av 10.15am Newbridge)



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £3011;

Emigrants – £505; Peter’s Pence – £1058 (total); 

Standing orders – £1345


Weekday Masses this week – Monday 11am & 7.30pm; Tuesday – Wednesday 7.30am & 11am

Confessions after 11am Mass Monday – Wednesday



Mass of the Lord’s Supper – 5pm Castledawson; 7.30pm Magherafelt

Altar of Repose – after 7.30pm Mass to 10.30pm


Stations of the Cross – 3pm Magherafelt, 3pm Castledawson

Celebration of the Passion 7.30pm Magherafelt


Blessing of the Food for Eastern European Families 1pm Magherafelt

Easter Vigil 9pm Magherafelt


Mass 9am Castledawson; 11.30am Magherafelt


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Aoife Marie O’Neill and Daire Eoin McDonagh who were baptised recently.



SUNDAY BIG BANTER Jackpot £3250, 46 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome


EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – Monday – Friday 9am – 3pm

MONDAY – Lil’Lates 5pm – 5.30pm, new class for 4-12 years old, Pilates 6pm – 7pm, contact Wendy 077 5335 2077; Bowls – 7.30pm

TUESDAY – Dance Dynamics 5pm; Ladies Fitness 7pm; Closed AA Group 8.30pm

WEDNESDAY – Knitting 10am; Line Dancing 2pm

THURSDAY – Slimming World; Epilepsy Action Talk & Support Group 11am in the Parish Centre Boardroom, everyone welcome; Tae Kwon Do; Bowls – 7.30pm

FRIDAY – Smith School of Irish Dance – 6pm

SATURDAY – Rugbugz


LINE DANCING with Tomasina –Parish Centre Wednesday 2pm – 3pm for, admission free, contact Eilish 075 2735 0956

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 4, 8, 14; £25 Michelle Devlin, Niall Barry, Kevin D.; Jackpot £7000

MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 10, 17, 18; £25 to Jason O’Hagan, Michael O’Kane; Jackpot £800

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