Bulletin 3 March 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, Seamus O’Donnell and Paula Fullerton who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week 

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

Sun. 3 Mar. Margaret Waites, Raymond Niblock, George Quinn Frankie Mullan, Nora McNally, Moira Wilson, Hugh Bradley, Bridget  Stokes, Patrick O’Kane, Lena Monaghan, Wladyslaw Bzozowski

Mon. 4 Mar. Molly Corr, Josephine Doyle,  Jean Speirs (1st Av 7.30pm)

Tues. 5 Mar. Jim Kielt, Martha McVeigh, Jane O’Donnell, Charles Conway

Wed. 6 Mar. Stephen O’Kane, Jimmy Martin, Sheila Kelly,  Harry McNally Snr

Thurs. 7 Mar. Malachy McSwiggan, Kathleen Lagan, Patsy Duffy Billy Campbell, Brendan Corr

Fri. 8 Mar. Thomas O’Kane

Sat. 9 Mar. Alphonsus Gribbin, Henry McErlane,  Dessie Hatton, Clare McConomy (MM 6.15pm)



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2588;

Peter’s Pence – £1013 (total); Dues – £250; 

Standing orders – £1345



Magherafelt 7.30am Tuesday – Friday

11am Monday – Saturday

7.30pm Monday (Novena)

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 – today Sunday 3 March 5pm Church of Our Lady of the Assumption Magherafelt, prayer & song, everyone welcome

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Conleth Martin O’Neill and Mícheál Johnston who were baptised recently.

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

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

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819;



SUNDAY BIG BANTER Jackpot £3100, 46 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome




MONDAY – Lil’Lates 5pm – 5.30pm, new class for 4-12year old, 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

SPRING TEA DANCE – Tuesday 5 March 12pm – 2pm in the Parish Centre, free admission including tea, coffee, light refreshments, music Country Harmony, please register with Raisa Donnelly 03000132132 or email raisa.donnelly@midulstercouncil.org 

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

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 11, 21, 26, 27; £25 to C. Madden, Mark Quinn, Amanda Conlon; Jackpot £7000

VINCENT’S Magherafelt – available in store – Communion Dresses, Confirmation Outfits, Wedding Dresses, Bridesmaid Dresses, Christening Gowns