Bulletin 8 January 2023


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

Weekday Masses 11am Novena Monday 7.30pm

Rosary Group – Castledawson Tuesdays 7pm



REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Regina Quinn and Andrea Morris (née Clinch) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week – 

Sat. 7 Jan. Breege McKelvey

Sun. 8 Jan. Mary Carr, Arthur O’Neill, Annie Higgins,  Emily Dowds, Mary McDonnell, Jack Lagan

Mon. 9 Jan. Brigid O’Neill, John Joseph Hughes

Tues. 10 Jan. Mick Gribbin

Wed. 11 Jan. Frankie Kelly, Cynthia Beausang, Mary McDermott, John Cartin, James Patrick McKee

Thurs. 12 Jan. Benny O’Neill, Teresa Regan, Mary Martin

Fri. 13 Jan. Brigid McGlade, Bernard O’Neill, Rose McNabb

Sat. 14 Jan. Kieran Dougan, Frankie McQuillan, Marc Bigger, Annie Bradley

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Niamh Ellen McCusker who was baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Rose Marie McLaughlin and Christopher Selfridge who were married recently.



Sunday 25 December & Sunday 1 January

Magherafelt & Castledawson – £6065; Dues – £7121;

Building Donations – £3750; Peter’s Pence – £962 (total); Standing orders – £1345

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

HOLY FAMILY LAY MEMBERS – Meeting on Monday 9 January at 11.45am in the Parish Centre

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

PORTGLENONE PRAYER GROUP meeting each Tuesday 7pm – 8.15pm in the Big House at the Monastery, everyone welcome.

ST VINCENT DE PAUL helpline 028 7930 0819




SUNDAY BIG BANTER BINGO  Jackpot £2850, 45 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO Monday – Friday 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

Saturday 14 January Little Shark Show – 2pm


ST PIUS X COLLEGE – Open Day Saturday 14 January 9.30am, invitations will be distributed to P7 pupils, parents/guardians are asked to note the time allocated for their particular Primary School. 19th

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 11, 17, 24, 25; £25 to Dylan Walsh, Vincent Higgins, Jacqueline Sullivan; Jackpot £5450;

Tuesday 27 December Lotto 1, 2, 23, 26; £25 to Dylan McSwiggan, Bebe Young, Eugene Murphy; thanks to all who support this fundraiser & Happy New Year to all.

MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto – thanks to all who support this fundraiser, to take part contact Brendan Keenan 078 1087 1370