Bulletin 25 February 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 Maura McCann, Andy McGuckin, Clare McConomy, Seamus O’Donnell and Paula Fullerton who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week 

Sat. 24 Feb. Jim Joe Fox, Brigid McGonigle, John Murray, Shane McCusker (1st Av 6.15pm)

Sun. 25 Feb. Jimmy Quinn

Mon. 26 Feb. Dan & Bridget Bradley

Tues. 27 Feb. Jimmy Mullan (1st Av)

Wed. 28 Feb. Terry McKee, Annie Mary McKenna, Sr. Anne Brennan (Scholastica), Pat Cudden (1st Av. 11am)

Thurs. 29 Feb.

Fri. 1 Mar. Jennie McCann, Eileen O’Loughlin

Sat. 2 Mar. Paddy Donnelly, Joe Breen, Josephine Bell (MM 6.15pm)


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Willow Aerin O’Connor and Peadar Pio Peoples who were baptised recently.



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £3616;

Peter’s Pence – £1013 (total); Dues – £310; 

Standing orders – £1345



Magherafelt 7.30am Tuesday – Friday

11am Monday – Saturday

7.30pm Monday (Novena)

Notice from Mid Ulster District Council re Central Car Park – The Carpark beside the Church will be closed Sunday 25 February from 7am to 3pm approx. due to resurfacing works.

SERIES OF CATECHESIS – for adults and young people, Mondays & Thursdays 8pm in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption; contact Fr. Juan

CHILDREN’S ROSARY GROUP – Sunday 3 March 5pm Church of Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt, prayer & song, everyone welcome

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

NEW ROW ST PATRICK’S PS – celebration of our adoption of St Patrick into the life of our school on Saturday 9 March, service in the Church at 11am, refreshments afterwards; everyone very welcome to join us to mark this special time in the life of our school.

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



SUNDAY BIG BANTERJackpot £3050, 46 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome



MONDAY – Pilates 6pm – 7pm, contact Wendy 07753352077; Bowls – 7.30pm

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

WEDNESDAY – Knitting 10am

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; Mini Messers Saturday 17 February from 10am

HOLY FAMILY LAY MEMBERS – Meeting in the Parish Centre Boardroom Monday 4 March 11.45am

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 18, 25, 26, 28; £25 to B. Cassidy, Catherine Markcoons, Johnny McKee; Jackpot £7000

MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 3, 6, 24; £25 to Tom, Anne and Mairead, Liam Craig; Jackpot £1700

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819; VINCENT’S Magherafelt – we have the following available in store – Communion Dresses, Confirmation Outfits, Wedding Dresses, Bridesmaid Dresses, Christening Gowns