Bulletin 3 September 2023

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

Rosary Group – Castledawson Tuesdays 7pm

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

BaptismsSunday 1pm


Please note – Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 11am on Monday with Benediction, Novena & Vigil Mass at 7.30pm.

There will be no 11am Mass this week.


REMEMBER OUR DEAD – Pray for Eibhlin O’Brien, George Tohill, May Brennan, Thomas O’Kane (Belfast) and Lita Muldoon (Newbridge) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week – 

Sat. 2 Sept Teresa McKeever, Patricia & Owen Coogan, William Harkin (MM 6.15pm)

Sun. 3 Sept Eamon Forbes, John James Gribbin

Mon. 4 Sept Mary O’Regan, Cassie McKay, Seamus McKay, Eddie Walls

Tues. 5 Sept Winnie McGlade

Wed. 6 Sept Patrick Mallon, Harold Purvis, Fr. Andrew McNally

Thurs. 7 Sept Laurie Regan, Willie Johnston, Collette Campbell

Fri. 8 Sept

Sat. 9 Sept William Deehan



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2334; 

Sick & Retired Priests – £1323; Standing orders – £1345


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Zach Francis Harkin, Antoni Manicz and Darcie Taylor who were baptised recently.

CHILDREN’S LITURGY – Make sure your children don’t miss out on the fun, P1 to P4 children are welcome to join us every Sunday 9am Castledawson and 1st & 3rd Sunday 10.30am Magherafelt.

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.

MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES – for booking & information contact www.courses.accord.ie

ST VINCENT DE PAUL – Annual Day Pilgrimage to Knock Saturday 9 September, leaving from the Church 7.30am, bus fare £15, stopping for breakfast in Bundoran, contact helpline 028 7930 0819 to book & for more details

ST VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819



SUNDAY BIG BANTER BINGO  Jackpot £4550, 49 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome




MONDAY – Mini Messers & Mini Massage – 9.15am Bowls – 7.30pm

TUESDAY – Dance Dynamics 5pm-7pm; Ladies Fitness with Kelly 7pm – 8pm; Closed AA Group from 8.30pm

WEDNESDAY – Knitting 10am

THURSDAY – Slimming World; Tae Kwon Do 4pm; Bowls – 7.30pm

FRIDAY – Musical Wings 9.30am; Smith School of Irish Dance – 6pm

SATURDAY – Musical Wings 9.30am


GENERAL ASSISTANT required to support the ‘Expressions Bistro’ team.  For full details and application pack please contact Pat in the Parish Centre, centre@magherafeltparish.org / 028 7963 1726 / 078 7252 5938

JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB – recommences Monday 4 September 7.30pm, new members especially welcome

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 9, 13, 17, 26; £25 to Fionn McCormick, Rosemary McElhone, Johnny McKee; Jackpot £7000

MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 11, 14, 21, 22; £25 to Maureen McKenna, Eamon Heaney; Jackpot £600