Bulletin 30 July 2023

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

Weekday Masses 11am Novena Monday 7.30pm

Rosary Group – Castledawson Tuesdays 7pm

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


Please note – Mass times may be subject to change, please see Parish Facebook for any updates.


REMEMBER OUR DEAD – Pray for Eddie White, Kevin Nicholas, Máire Pollard and Ann Dunlop who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week:

Sat. 29 Jul Dermot Hutchinson, Robert Dinsmore,  Charlie Shaw, Jimmy Tohill, Veronica Henry,  Mary Teresa Kelly, Joan Ludlow (MM 6.15pm)

Sun. 30 Jul Malachy O’Kane, Brigid Heavron, Letitia Ludlow, Anne McKee, Ciaran McKee, Don McCann

Mon. 31 Jul Bernard O’Neill, Thomas O’Neill, Patsy Purvis,  May White, Anne Bernadette Gray

Tues. 1 Aug Sheila Diamond, Brian Tkaczyk, Gerard Logan

Wed. 2 Aug Eileen McCloskey, Annie Shaw

Thurs. 3 Aug

Fri. 4 Aug Joan MacLarnon

Sat. 5 Aug Martin McCann



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2793

Standing orders – £1345


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Freya Robyn Rodgers, Matthew James Quigg and Clodagh Ann Rodgers who were baptised recently.

EUROPEAN FAMILY WEEKEND 25 – 27 August, Co. Kildare – an opportunity to energise family relationships and faith, suitable for children ages 6 and older, FamilyWeekend2023.blogspot.com for more information

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 – Helpline 028 7930 0819



SUNDAY BIG BANTER BINGO  Jackpot £4300, 48 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome



MONDAY – Mini Messers & Mini Massage – 9.15-10.15am, details on FB

TUESDAY – Closed AA Group from 8.30pm

WEDNESDAY – Knitting 10am; Tae Kwon Do 4pm

THURSDAY – Slimming World; Tae Kwon Do; Kool Kountry Line Dancing – 8pm – 10pm, everyone welcome, see FB for details

FRIDAY – Musical Wings 9.30am

SATURDAY – Musical Wings 9.30am


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 8, 9, 13, 25; £25 to Margaret McSwiggan, Nicola Martin, Eiline Gribben; Jackpot £6900

MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 11, 23, 24; £25 to Conor Taggart, Geraldine Hanova; Jackpot £1000; thanks to all who support this fundraiser, to take part contact Niall McNicholl 077 4671 4933

MAGHERA LIBRARY’S MINDFUL ART GROUP commencing Tuesday 5 September 1.30pm – 3.30pm, all budding & established artists welcome, bring pencils, paints & art pads for an afternoon of mindful art relaxation, we will provide the space, tea/coffee & biscuits, places limited, booking essential contact Maghera Library 028 7964 2578 / maghera.library@librariesni.org.uk