Bulletin 25 December 2022


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 Regina Quinn, Mary McCrystal, Michael Morgan, Anne O’Hagan and Paddy Rogers (Rossinver, Co. Leitrim) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week – 

Sat. 24 Dec. Roisin Donnelly, Annie McCusker, Leo Valentine, Sheelagh McGlade, Roseanne Muldoon,  Dominic Gormley

Sun. 25 Dec. Susan Rose McGovern, John Kearns,  Michael McKee, Hugh Cudden, Maggie Stuart

Mon. 26 Dec. Florence Corey, Peggy Henry, Irene Gallagher, Bertie O’Kane

Tues. 27 Dec. George Gallagher, William (Willie) Taylor,  Brigid Collins, Mary Hinfey, John McKay (1st Av 11am)

Wed. 28 Dec. Mary Scullion

Thurs. 29 Dec. Peter Doyle Jr

Fri. 30 Dec. May McKee, Mary Beattie, Anna Dobbin

Sat. 31 Dec. Samuel McKeever, Billy Kealey, Nan Stuart (Sunday 1 January Anne O’Hagan MM 12noon)


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet  Peigi Rose O’Shea, Siún Máire Therese Ní Chatháin, Paolo Ireneo Don, Joseph Patsy Walls and Pearse Colum McKenna who were baptised recently.



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2940; Dues – £385; 

Peter’s Pence – £857; Standing orders – £1345


The Priests and Pastoral Council wish you and your family a happy & peaceful Christmas.



CHRISTMAS EVE Masses – 7pm Castledawson &  9pm Magherafelt

CHRISTMAS DAY Masses – 9am Castledawson; 10.30am, 12 noon Magherafelt

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

ST VINCENT DE PAUL helpline 028 7930 0819



BIG BANTER BINGO  JACKPOT £2850, 45 calls, recommences Sunday 8 January, doors open 6pm; all welcome

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO re-opens Monday 2 January 9am-3pm

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 17, 18, 25, 30; £25 to Martin Loughran, Elsa O’Neill, Celine Rafferty; Jackpot £5350; thanks to all who support this fundraiser; Next lotto draws will be 27 December and 3 January; AGM Wednesday 4 January 7.30pm in McFlynn Suite Rossa Park, all members asked to attend & we welcome new volunteers who wish to become involved in Club activities.

MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 5, 20, 24; £25 to Gary Cushley, Sebastian Layden; Jackpot £1100; Next lotto draw will be 27 December, thanks to all who support this fundraiser, to take part contact Brendan Keenan 078 1087 1370

CHARITY TABLE QUIZ in St Patrick’s GAC Loup Social Club on Friday 30 December 8pm; all proceeds in aid of St Vincent de Paul, providing practical assistance to people in need, everyone welcome.

YOUNG ADULT BOOK CLUB Saturday 14 January Seamus Heaney HomePlace, suitable for 14-18-year-olds, more details www.seamusheaneyhome.com