Bulletin 8 October 2023

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

Weekday Masses 11am Novena Monday 7.30pm

Rosary Group – Castledawson Tuesdays 7pm

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

BaptismsSunday 1pm, (2 weeks’ notice required)



Please note – there will be no 11am Mass on Saturday 14 October, Monday 16 October and Wednesday 18 October.


REMEMBER OUR DEAD – Pray for Philomena O’Hagan, Eileen McMullan and Denise Lipscomb who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries or month’s minds occur this week – 

Sat. 7 Oct. Tom McGlone, Joe Neville, Michelle O’Neill, Eibhlin O’Brien (MM 11am), Dan Deehan (1st Av 6.15pm)

Sun. 8 Oct. Jacinta Lynch (MM 10.30am)

Mon. 9 Oct. William J. Deehan, Pauline Toner, Sammy Ewing,  Mary McLaughlin (MM 7.30pm)

Tues. 10 Oct. Susan & Harry Burke, Alice Monaghan,  Brendan Higgins

Wed. 11 Oct. Freda McElhone, Anne Devlin, Marian Bovill

Thurs. 12 Oct. Roisin Mackle (née Regan), Hugh McCormack, Johnny Hampsey

Fri. 13 Oct. Patsy Mallon, Dympna Kelly, Marie Craig,  Sarah McLarnon

Sat. 14 Oct. Geraldine Scullion (1st Av 6.15pm)


Magherafelt & Castledawson – £525

October Dues – £3310; Standing orders – £1345


What is the purpose of your life? Are you happy? What do you want to get out of life? 

MEETINGS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE (age 18 – 40) – every Friday 7.30pm in the Parish Centre


WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Sorcha Grace McRory who was 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

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

MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT WEEKEND 10 – 12 November, Co. Kildare, an opportunity to energise communication & romance in your marriage www.marriageencounter.ie/marriage-encounter-weekend

NEW ROW ST PATRICK’S PS BABY & TODDLER GROUP – every Monday 9.15am-11am in school hall, everyone welcome, enjoy playtime, a snack and a song with old friends & new



SUNDAY BIG BANTER BINGO  Jackpot £2150, 45 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome




MONDAY – Mini Messers & Mini Massage – 9.15am Bowls – 7.30pm

TUESDAY – Dance Dynamics 5pm-7pm; Ladies Fitness with Kelly 7pm – 8pm; Closed AA Group from 8.30pm

WEDNESDAY – Knitting 10am; Dogs Trust Dog School 5.30pm

THURSDAY – Slimming World; Otago – 1pm; Tae Kwon Do 4pm; Bowls – 7.30pm

FRIDAY – Musical Wings 9.30am; Smith School of Irish Dance – 6pm

SATURDAY – Musical Wings 9.30am


ST VINCENT DE PAUL – Helpline 028 7930 0819

Geraldine Devlin would like to thank everyone who supported and donated so generously to the Charity Dance held recently in the Terrace Hotel in aid of ALPS (suicide prevention mental health).  The total amount raised was £3750.02.