Bulletin 28 May 2023

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

Children’s Liturgy – P1 to P4 children Castledawson Sunday 9am & Magherafelt 1st & 3rd Sunday 10.30am

Weekday Masses 11am Novena Monday 7.30pm

Rosary Group – Castledawson Tuesdays 7pm

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



REMEMBER OUR DEAD – Pray for Eileen Mulholland, Alice Graham and Charlotte Sheeran (Donegal) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week 

Sat. 27 May Patrick O’Neill, James Bothwell, Pat Doyle (1st Av 6.15pm)

Sun. 28 May Noel McCann

Mon. 29 May Annie McKee

Tues. 30 May Paul O’Neill, Christina Doyle, Teresa Thomas

Wed. 31 May Joe Connery

Thurs. 1 Jun Raymond Monaghan, Gwyn Treharne,  Brother Ignatius Jim Quinn

Fri. 2 Jun Evelyn McGuckin

Sat. 3 Jun Rosaleen McAtamney (1st Av 6.15pm)



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £3264; 

Dues – £150; Vocations – £2378 (total)

Trócaire – £12,599 (total); Standing orders – £1345


CATECHETICAL TALKS for adults & young people, Mondays & Thursdays 8pm in Church of our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt

NEW ROW PS ADOPT ST PATRICK UPDATE – The School Council have been working hard on the final stages of our ‘Adopting Saint Patrick’ journey.  Visit the dedicated page on our school website newrowps.com to view our new school crest, including symbols representing talents, aspirations, St Patrick and Castledawson.  Many thanks to everyone for their responses to our proposal, which were all in support of including St Patrick into the name of the school. 

New Row Saint Patrick’s Primary School’ as our school’s name has now been forwarded to Archbishop of Armagh Eamon Martin for ratification.  Read more at newrowps.com.

PORTGLENONE PRAYER GROUP Special Pentecostal Mass Tuesday 7pm in the Big House at the Monastery, everyone welcome.

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

PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES – 11-17 July direct from Belfast International Airport, £795 plus optional Travel Insurance, contact Kathleen McCann 07719701925



SUNDAY BIG BANTER BINGO  Jackpot £3850, 47 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome


EXPRESSIONS BISTROClosed Monday 29 May; Open Tuesday– Friday 9am-3pm


MONDAY – Yoga – 6pm (Bernie 077 5900 1664)

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

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

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 3, 5, 6, 8; £25 to Patricia Griffin, Fionn McCormick, Gerard Doyle; Jackpot £6450

HOLY FAMILY LAY MEMBERS – Meeting on Monday 5 June at 11.45am in the Parish Centre

ST VINCENT DE PAULBUS TRIP to Ballycastle Saturday 29 July, £5, 9am-5pm, please contact 028 7930 0819 & leave your name & contact number, everyone welcome

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

NORTHERN REGIONAL COLLEGE Access Diploma in Social Sciences, part-time and full-time options, enrol at www.nrc.ac.uk or contact 028 7963 2462.