Bulletin 4 February 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 Chris Loughrey, Sean Murphy, Brigid Gillen, Michelle Ryan and Eddie McLaughlin (Portstewart) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week 

Sat. 3 Feb. Eileen Clayton, Tess Cartin, Simon Niblock,  Anne & Shauneen MacBride

Sun. 4 Feb. Mary Cunningham, Sr. Maria Ryan, Alice Bradley, Theresa McGurk, Jim Donnelly, Annie Gormley, Gertrude Morgan

Mon. 5 Feb. Peggy Beattie, Seamus O’Hagan, Gavin Moore, Teresa Halferty, Matt McCann

Tues. 6 Feb. Carmel Devlin, Helen Armstrong, Mary Kelly

Wed. 7 Feb. Francis McSwiggan

Thurs. 8 Feb. John Clayton, Willie John Hutchinson,  Annie Madden, Phyllis Gillis

Fri. 9 Feb. Patricia Bothwell, May Corr, Fr. Paddy Larkin

Sat. 10 Feb. Rosaleen Walls, Patsy Keenan, John O’Kane,  Joe McCorry, Willie John Halferty, Felix O’Kane



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £3213;

IEC – £1277; Peter’s Pence – £1003; Dues – £90; 

Standing orders – £1345


ASH WEDNESDAY – Wednesday 14 February

Masses Magherafelt 7.30am, 11am & 7.30pm

Castledawson 9am

Newbridge 10.15am



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; for more information contact Fr. Juan

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Elsie Olivia License, Alice Bernadette Maguire and Clara Rose Kelly who were baptised recently.

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

SAVE THE DATE Saturday 9 March – Celebration of New Row St Patrick’s PS – On Saturday 9 March we will have a celebration of our adoption of St Patrick into the life of our school.  We will begin with a service in the Church at 11am and continue with refreshments back in school.  The entire community is very welcome to join us to mark this special time in the life of our school.



SUNDAY BIG BANTER Jackpot £2900, 45 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome



MONDAY – 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


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 12, 14, 22, 26; £25 to Siobhan & Jack, Mary McLaughlin, Damien Heron; Jackpot £7000

HOLY FAMILY LAY MEMBERS – Meeting in the Parish Centre Boardroom Monday 5 February 11.45am

TEA DANCE – St Mary’s Hall Knocknagin Desertmartin Sunday 11 February, music Shaun Loughrey 3pm – 5pm

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

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