Bulletin 25 June 2023

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

Weekday Masses 11am Novena Monday 7.30pm

Rosary Group – Castledawson Tuesdays 7pm

BaptismsSunday 1pm & 1st Saturday 1pm (Castledawson)



REMEMBER OUR DEAD – Pray for Michael Quigley, Pat Smyth, Margaret Toner, Francis Conlon, Patricia Peden, Bernie Higgins, Sheila Branigan (Drogheda), Gerard Gilmore (Holywood), Oliver Scullion (Loup), Kate Bradley (Maghera) and Marie Donnelly (Draperstown) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week – 

Sat. 24 Jun Francis Moran, David Cartin, Sheila Mulholland

Sun. 25 Jun Bridie Boorman,  Kathleen Devlin (née Donnelly), Gerry (Snr) & Teresa Lynch

Mon. 26 Jun

Tues. 27 Jun Matthew Mitchell, David Quinn, Jack Logue, Patricia Walls, Jimmy Campbell

Wed. 28 Jun Peggy Kielt, Josie Cushley, William Young, Thomas McKee, Angela Scullion, Paddy Carmichael

Thurs. 29 Jun Patrick McElhone, Paddy McCann, Ellen Clayton, James Gallagher

Fri. 30 Jun Mary Rogers, Bella Bates,  Angela McCrory (1st Av 7.30pm)

Sat. 1 Jul Mick McDowell, Patricia McLaughlin (MM 6.15pm)



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2445; 

June Dues – £55; Standing orders – £1345


GRAVEYARD SUNDAY MASS & BLESSING OF THE GRAVES – We would like to extend special thanks to John Shivers for painting St John’s Church Milltown, inside and outside, and to John Niblock for all his work in maintaining the grounds and graveyard in preparation for this special day.

Mass & Blessing of the Graves will take place today Sunday 25 June at 12 noon (no 12noon Mass in Magherafelt) parking available in Rossa Park; no parking at the Church gate, drop-off only for disabled and elderly; Mass will be outdoors weather permitting, otherwise it will be in the Church.

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet  Lily Cait McGlinchey and Nathan Martin Devlin who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Nicole Stokes and Sean Reilly who were married recently.

CHILDREN’S LITURGY – will take a break in July & August; thanks to all involved for your support. 

PORTGLENONE PRAYER GROUP Tuesdays 7pm in the Big House at the Monastery, everyone welcome.

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



SUNDAY BIG BANTER BINGO  Jackpot £4050, 48 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome


MONDAY – Mini Messers & Mini Massage – 9.15-10.15am, see FB for details and to book; Yoga – 6pm (Bernie 077 5900 1664); Jive 7.45pm, (Matthew 078 4588 9363)

TUESDAY – Dance Dynamics 5pm; Closed AA Group from 8.30pm

WEDNESDAY – Knitting 10am; Tae Kwon Do 4pm

THURSDAY – Slimming World; Tae Kwon Do; NOMAD Audiologist 12-6pm, Andy 078 0864 2858

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

SATURDAY – Musical Wings 9.30am; Rugbugz 10.30am

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 6, 7, 18, 29; £25 to Marty Donnelly, Sara Quinn, Clodagh Morgan; Jackpot £6650

MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 7, 11, 22; congratulations to Joseph Craig Jr. who won the Jackpot £2500; New Jackpot £500

ST VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

CAM MASS ROCK (52 Roguery Road, Toome) Mass Sunday 2 July 3pm, contact 028 7965 0450