Bulletin 30 October 2022


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

Weekday Masses 11am Novena Monday 7.30pm

Catechetical Talks – Mondays & Thursdays 8.15pm

Rosary Group – Castledawson Tuesdays 7pm



REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Padraig O’Neill, Teresa McKeever, Geraldine Scullion, Dan Deehan and John McCaughan (Larne) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week 

Sat. 29 Oct. Dymphna Kielt, Elizabeth Hanson

Sun. 30 Oct. John McGlade, John McCormack, Kathleen Carr, Matty Sweeney

Mon. 31 Oct. Thomas Cunningham, Philomena Regan, Theresa Hagan, Patsy O’Loughlin, Claire Higgins, Patrick Doherty, Edmund Shaw

Tues. 1 Nov. John McGuckin, Shauna Loughrey, Malachy Devlin, Michael Devlin, Lily O’Connor

Wed. 2 Nov. Paul O’Neill, Jackie O’Connor, Elizabeth O’Neill

Thurs. 3 Nov. Sean Murray, Andy Devlin

Fri. 4 Nov. Mary O’Donnell, Frank Donnelly, James McKee, Malachy Wilkinson


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Phoebe Nora McIlmurray, Lucia Grace McGoran and Donal Kevin Mullan who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Maeve McNabb and Paddy Mulholland who were married recently.



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £1441.88; 

Missions – £1982; Dues – £280; Standing orders – £1345


CHANGES DUE TO THE PAINTING OF THE CHURCH – The Church will open at 10.30am from Wednesday 2 November.  Please enter and exit via the side door.  All parishioners are asked to leave immediately after Mass.  The new end will remain open until 5pm for those who wish to light candles and pray.  There may be some disruption to the webcam.  We appreciate your cooperation and understanding while this work takes place.  There will be further updates next week.


Canon Benny Fee would like to thank everyone for their warm welcome and kind generosity last weekend.  The total amount donated was £690.  Further donations will be most welcome by leaving an envelope in the Parish Office or with any of the priests.

CATECHETICAL TALKS – for adults and young people, Mondays & Thursdays 8.15pm in the Church, everyone welcome to attend even if you have been unable to do so yet.

HOLY FAMILY ASSOCIATION – The annual Mass for deceased lay members will be offered on Monday 7 November at 11am.

MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT WEEKEND – Restore communication, renew commitment, rekindle romance in Cork International Hotel, Friday 4- Sunday 6 November, for details and booking see www.MarriageEncounter.ie



SUNDAY BIG BANTER  JACKPOT £2450 45 calls, doors open 6pm; everyone welcome

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

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; Otago 12.30pm; Tae Kwon Do; Bowls – 7.30pm

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

SATURDAY – Musical Wings 9.30am, Rugbugz 10am

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 17, 25, 27; £25 to Barry Thompson, Caroline McAleese, Peggy McKee; Jackpot £4950; Thanks to all who support this fundraiser.

MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 11, 18, 21; £25 to Orla O’Kane, Gary McMullan; Jackpot £2100; Thanks to all who support this fundraiser, to take part contact Brendan Keenan 078 1087 1370;

ANNUAL MASS for deceased members and friends Tuesday 8 November 7.30pm in the Club Pavilion, light refreshments afterwards, all welcome

ST VINCENT DE PAUL helpline 028 7930 0819