Bulletin 4 June 2023

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

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

Weekday Masses 11am Novena Monday 7.30pm

Rosary Group – Castledawson Tuesdays 7pm

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



REMEMBER OUR DEAD – Pray for Patricia McLaughlin, Eileen Mulholland and Charlotte Sheeran (Donegal) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week 

Sat. 3 Jun Rosaleen McAtamney (1st Av. 6.15pm)

Sun. 4 Jun Ben Graham, Joe Johnston, Peggy O’Neill,  Bobby McElroy, Francis Toner

Mon. 5 Jun Pat & Mary Doyle, Raymond Cassidy,  Jim McLaughlin, Celine Devlin (1st Av),  Alice Graham (MM 7.30pm)

Tues. 6 Jun

Wed. 7 Jun Mary Lynch, Anthony McSwiggan, Eileen McCann

Thurs. 8 Jun Anne Hawe

Fri. 9 Jun Emily Smith, Maria Heaney

Sat. 10 Jun Madeline Shields

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet  Aíne Marion Niblock, Jamie Patrick Kelly and Finn Thomas O’Hare who were baptised recently.


Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2530;  Vocations – £2393 (total);  Standing orders – £1345


Fr. Gates will say Mass at the Mass Rock at 1pm; allow 1-2 hours walking from the parking area inside the forest; please bring a packed lunch.

CATECHETICAL TALKS for adults & young people, Mondays & Thursdays 8pm in Church of our Lady of the Assumption, Magherafelt

CHILDREN’S SAFEGUARDING TRAINING – Wednesday 14 June Moortown Parish Hall 6:30pm -9:30pm; all volunteers who did not attend recent Safeguarding Training in Magherafelt should arrange to attend; please inform Eugene (079 2802 4985) of your intention to attend as soon as possible so a place can be reserved for you.

PORTGLENONE PRAYER GROUP Tuesdays 7pm in the Big House at the Monastery, everyone welcome.

PIUS X COLLEGE ORATORY – hour of prayer & adoration 6.30pm each Wednesday, all welcome

PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES – 11-17 July direct from Belfast International Airport, £795 plus optional Travel Insurance, contact Kathleen McCann 07719701925

PILGRIMAGES TO MEDJUGORJE 20 -27 September £695 pps, Dublin – Dubrovnik, spiritual director Fr John Gates, accommodation Pansion Tomato, only few seats remaining, contact Group Leader Anne Duffy 077 3600 5396 or 028 7188 0372.


SUNDAY BIG BANTER BINGO  Jackpot £3900, 47 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome


MONDAY – Yoga – 6pm (Bernie 077 5900 1664); JIVE CLASS Monday 5 June 7.45pm, contact Matthew 078 4588 9363 for booking and more details

TUESDAY – Dance Dynamics 5pm; Ladies Fitness 7pm; Closed AA Group from 8.30pm

WEDNESDAY – Knitting 10am; Tae Kwon Do 4pm; Dogs Trust Dog School 7.30pm 077 1565 4650

THURSDAY – Slimming World; Tae Kwon Do; 

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

SATURDAY – Musical Wings 9.30am; Rugbugz 10.30am

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 8, 11, 29; £25 to Noel Donnelly, Bobby O’Kane, Dermott Beattie; Jackpot £6500

HOLY FAMILY LAY MEMBERS – Meeting on Monday 5 June at 11.45am in the Parish Centre

ST VINCENT DE PAULBUS TRIP to Ballycastle Saturday 29 July, £5, 9am-5pm, please contact 028 7930 0819 & leave your name & contact number, everyone welcome; Helpline 028 7930 0819

NORTHERN REGIONAL COLLEGE Access Diploma in Social Sciences, part-time and full-time options, enrol at www.nrc.ac.uk or contact 028 7963 2462.