Bulletin 27 November 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 Patsy Hagan and Gertrude O’Neill, who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week 

Sat. 26 Nov. Mary Mallon, Paul Devlin, Eileen Gallagher

Sun. 27 Nov. Camillus Logue, John McDonnell, Thomas McKee

Mon. 28 Nov. John V. McCaughan, Teresa Devlin, Pat Berryman, Charlie Doyle, Freddie Barry, Mickey Campbell, Eddie Joe O’Kane, Jonathan Logue

Tues. 29 Nov. Mickey Conway, Bridget Kearns, Danny McCann, Tommy Walls (1st Av 7pm Castledawson)

Wed. 30 Nov. Susan Cherry (née Halferty), Thomas McKenna, Rosemary Hughes, May Gallagher, Mary Martin

Thurs. 1 Dec. Bridget Tohill, Anthony O’Loughlin,  Fr Tom Woolsey

Fri. 2 Dec. Sarah McCaughan, Annie Josephine O’Hagan

Sat. 3 Dec. Mary Higgins, Tilly McKay, Patsy McWilliams,  Barney McWilliams


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Rua Maggie Devlin-Gribbin, Barney Michael Convery and Aoife Harkin who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Seana Stokes and John Maughan who were married recently.



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2553

Missions – £2662 (total); Dues – £40; 

Standing orders – £1345



  • all weekend Masses, (6.15pm vigil, 10.30am & 12 noon) will be held in the main hall of the Parish Centre.
  • all weekday Masses (11am & 7.30pm) will be in Milltown.
  • all baptisms will be in St. Patrick’s Castledawson.


PIUS X COLLEGE ORATORY – hour of prayer & adoration 7pm each Wednesday, everyone welcome

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  www.MarriageEncounter.ie; www.courses.accord.ie

ST VINCENT DE PAUL helpline 028 7930 0819

ST PIUS X COLLEGE CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR Thursday 1 December from 6pm, craft stalls, raffle, treats, visit from Santa, everyone welcome




SUNDAY BIG BANTER  JACKPOT £2650 45 calls, doors open 6pm; everyone welcome

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

Christmas Lunch – Tuesday 13, Wednesday 14 & Thursday 15 December, 12noon & 2pm, please contact Parish Centre to book

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; Rugbugz 10am

DINNER DANCE -Friday 2 December Tullyglass Hotel, entertainment on arrival by Neil Collins, music by Muddler’s Club, tickets £60pp available on Klubfunder, dress code smart casual

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 12, 20, 28; £25 to Geraldine Purvis, Siobhan Hampsey, Paddy Totten; Jackpot £5150; Thanks to all who support this fundraiser;

MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 12, 13, 16, 17; £25 to Maura Durkan, Brogan Heaney; Jackpot £700; Thanks to all who support this fundraiser, to take part contact Brendan Keenan 078 1087 1370