Bulletin 7th of July 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

BaptismsSunday 12.30pm


REMEMBER OUR DEAD – Pray for Gerard McKeever, 

Martina Stirrup, Bernard Thompson, Eileen Moore, Francis Quinn, John Harrigan (Belfast), Charlie Collins (Ballinderry) and Peter Speirs (Lissan) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week

Sat. 6 July Bernie McErlain, Elizabeth McKee, Vera Watters (MM 6.15pm)

Sun. 7 July Josephine O’Kane, Angela McRory (Conlon),  Patsy Bevan (née Kealey), Teresa Devlin,  Martin & Brigid Mongan,  Margaret McGuckin (MM 11.30am)

Mon. 8 July

Tues. 9 July Alex Higgins, Rosaleen Cullen

Wed. 10 July Mary Mitchell, Patrick Molloy

Thurs. 11 July Doreen Duffy, Terry O’Neill

Fri. 12 July Charlie Cleary, Colm McGurk

Sat. 13 July Assumpta Boorman



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £3750; Dues – £110

Standing orders – £1345


CHILDREN’S LITURGY – there will be a break for the months of July and August; we would like to thank the volunteer leaders for their commitment over the last year.


MARRIAGE PREPARATION COURSES – Engaged Encounter online, Saturday 21 & 28 September, delivered by Marriage Encounter England & Wales, visit website as usual www.MarriageEncounter.ie and link through to the relevant booking page.  In person courses (20 & 21 September, 4 & 5 October – limited spaces, & 15 & 16 November) available in Maghera, through AccordNI, for booking & information contact www.courses.accord.ie

VINCENT DE PAUL ANNUAL SUMMER BUS TRIP *LIMITED AVAILABILITY* Saturday 3 August, to Newcastle Co Down, depart King Street 9.00am sharp, leaving Newcastle 5.30pm, cost £10 (adult) £5 (children), contact 028 7930 0819, leaving your name & number.

ST VINCENT DE PAUL Helpline 028 7930 0819

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



SUNDAY BIG BANTER Jackpot £4000, 48 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome


EXPRESSIONS BISTROclosed Thursday 11 July – Wednesday 17 July, re-opening Thursday 18 July 9am


MONDAY – Kids Dance – from 9.30am contact Siobhan 073 8563 3743; Pilates 6pm – 7pm & 7.15pm – 8pm, contact Wendy 077 5335 2077

TUESDAY – Kids Dance – from 9.30am contact Siobhan 073 8563 3743; Closed AA Group 8.30pm

WEDNESDAY – Knitting 10am

THURSDAY – Slimming World contact Roisin 075 6499 8233; Epilepsy Action Talk & Support Group (2nd week of each month 10.30am – 12noon)


VOLUNTEERS – If you would like to add your name to our list of volunteers to assist with functions or events in the Parish Centre, please contact Pat 078 7252 5983.


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 1, 24, 25, 28; £25 to Gary O’Neill, Darragh Collins, Ronan Lennox; Jackpot £2450