Masses Saturday 6.15pm, Sunday 9am (Castledawson), 10.30am & 12noon
Novena Mass Monday 7.30pm
Rosary Group – Castledawson Tuesdays 7pm
Please note – there will be Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 11am on Monday with Benediction and Novena Mass at 7.30pm; there will be no 11am Mass Monday – Friday this week.
REMEMBER OUR DEAD – Pray for William (Willie) Harkin, Eddie White, Kevin Nicholas and Máire Pollard who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week:
Sat. 5 Aug Martin McCann
Sun. 6 Aug Michael McLaughlin, Mary Toner, Ann Dunlop (MM 12noon)
Mon. 7 Aug Joe McNulty, Harry Tohill, James Berryman
Tues. 8 Aug Elizabeth Bradley, Harry Diamond, Fr. Coffey
Wed. 9 Aug Marguerite O’Neill, Susan Hickey, Martin O’Hagan
Thurs. 10 Aug
Fri. 11 Aug Patrick McLernon Jnr, Teresa McKee
Sat. 12 Aug Anne Logan, Dolores Carmichael
Magherafelt & Castledawson – £2404
Standing orders – £1345
UPDATE – Fr. Gates remains in the Royal Victoria Hospital and will require surgery over the next few weeks. He is comfortable and is expected to make a full recovery. During his stay in hospital and in preparation for his upcoming treatment plan, his medical team have insisted on very limited phone contact and have restricted hospital visits to family members only. Fr. Gates thanks you all for keeping him in your thoughts and prayers at this time.
WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Cora Teresa McCafferty, Conall Noel Coyle and Caleb Joseph McKeever who were baptised recently.
CONGRATULATIONS to Eimhear Kearney & Peter McGrogan and Catriona Donoghue & Francis Hillen who were married recently.
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 £4350, 48 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome
EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – Mon.– Fri. 9am-3pm
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 4, 9, 19, 21; £25 to Johnny Purvis, Shauna McElhone, Heidi Walsh; Jackpot £6950; All support welcome today for Rossa v Loup at Rossa Park 2pm & 3.30pm
MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 2, 10, 16, 22; £25 to Teresa Heaney, Eadhaoin Bradley; Jackpot £1100; thanks to all who support this fundraiser, to take part contact Niall McNicholl 077 4671 4933
YOUTH 2000 – SUMMER FESTIVAL Clongowes Wood College, 10-13 August, ages 16-35, youth2000.ie to book & for details on transport etc
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