Bulletin 25 September 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 Teresa Deehan, Michael Cunningham, Norma Foy (Cookstown), Tommy Bateson (Dublin), Kevin Donnelly and Allen MacRory (York, England) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week – 

Sat. 24 Sept. Frank Marshall, Emmett Murray, Thomas Porter, John McElhone, James McCorry

Sun. 25 Sept. Margaret Moore, Patrick Joseph (PJ) McDonnell, Willie Mulholland, Eddie Gillis

Mon. 26 Sept. Mary Mallon, Florence Logan

Tues. 27 Sept. Fr Felix McLaughlin, Gerry Hughes, Mena Molloy, Mary Niblock, Desmond Russell

Wed. 28 Sept. Jack Regan, Brigid Hughes, Dan Lagan, Vincent Doyle, Brendan Moore (1st Av)

Thurs. 29 Sept. Marie Kearns, John Hughes

Fri. 30 Sept. Margaret Regan, Thomas McKenna, Rose McGoldrick, Paddy Tohill, Elizabeth McKay

Sat. 1 Oct. Michael O’Neill, Mary Porter



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £1987;  August Dues – £135; Sick & Retired Priests – £1252 (total) Standing orders – £1345


CATECHETICAL TALKS for adults and young people, Mondays & Thursdays 8.15pm in the Church


CHILDREN’S ROSARY GROUP – we are delighted to welcome back new and existing children and families today 3.30pm, St Patrick’s, Castledawson, refreshments afterwards for the children, all welcome, contact Lynn 074 8432 2329


DUNDALK SOLEMN NOVENA – in honour of St Gerard Majella, Saturday 8 October – Sunday 16 October in St Joseph’s Redemptorist Church Dundalk, (see Church noticeboard for times)


PORTGLENONE PRAYER GROUP meeting each Tuesday 7pm – 8.15pm in the Big House at the Monastery, everyone welcome.

MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES – for booking & information contact  HYPERLINK “http://www.MarriageEncounter.ie” www.MarriageEncounter.ie; www.courses.accord.ie

MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT WEEKEND – Restore communication, renew commitment, rekindle romance in Cork International Hotel, Friday 4- Sunday 6 November, for details and booking see www.MarriageEncounter.ie

ST VINCENT DE PAUL helpline 028 7930 0819



SUNDAY BIG BANTER  JACKPOT £2200 45 calls, doors open 6pm; everyone welcome

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO Mon. – Fri. 9am – 3pm

MONDAY – Children’s Dance 10am contact 073 8563 3743; Yoga – 6pm, contact Bernie 077 5900 1664; Bowls – 7.30pm

TUESDAY – Children’s Dance 10am; Dance Dynamics – 5pm; Ladies Fitness – 7pm

WEDNESDAY – Knitting 10am; Tae Kwon Do 4pm; Dogs Trust Dog School 7.30pm 077 1565 4650

THURSDAY – Slimming World; Tae Kwon Do; Bowls – 7.30pm

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

SATURDAY – Musical Wings 9.30am, Rugbugz 10am

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 8, 11, 14; Jackpot £5250 won by Michael Purvis; Jackpot £4700

MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT COFFEE MORNING – in Greenvale Leisure Centre Friday 30 September 9am – 1pm

NORTHERN REGIONAL COLLEGE Magherafelt – Places available in GCSE Maths & English for November re-sits, Thursdays 3:45pm – 6:00pm (only candidates who achieved grade D are eligible to apply; Access Diploma in Social Sciences Tuesdays 1pm – 8:30pm; contact patricia.browne@nrc.ac.uk (maths); alice.mccann@nrc.ac.uk (english); or 028 79632462

FLU CLINIC – Castledawson / Bellaghy Surgeries (Dr. Hinds) Sat. 8 Oct, to book 078 5858 3835