Bulletin 9 April 2023


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

Weekday Masses 11am Novena Monday 7.30pm

Rosary Group – Castledawson Tuesdays 7pm 

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



Please note – no Novena Mass on Monday 10 April


REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Eileen McKee, Jim McKeever, Marie Doyle, Paddy Kielt, Brigid McKee, Betty Murray, Oliver O’Kane (Ballymulderg), Frank McCluskey (Loughgiel) & Rafal Recko (Poland) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries occur this week 

Sat. 8 Apr. Felix Flynn, Frances Dinsmore (1st Av)

Sun. 9 Apr. Mona Del Tronco, Fr. John Sweeney,  Dessie McConnell, Kathleen Doyle, Patricia Higgins

Mon. 10 Apr. John McLaughlin, Annie McWilliams, Molly Scullion, Pat Shaw

Tues. 11 Apr. Rosemary Moore

Wed. 12 Apr. Peggy Conway, Michael Masterson

Thurs. 13 Apr.

Fri. 14 Apr Brigid Johnston, John Regan, Michael Donnelly, Annie Collins, Sarah Collins, John Monaghan

Sat. 15 Apr. Maureen Young, Joseph Kuriacose (1st Av. 6.15pm) (Sunday 16 April Patsy McCann MM 9am Castledawson)



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £4011; Dues – £80; Emigrants – £1721 (total); Standing orders – £1345; Redemptoris Mater Seminary Collection – £4651 (total)


The Priests and Pastoral Council wish you and your family a happy & joyful Easter.

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Blathaine Maire McMahon McGovern, Cora Brigid McIlroy, Daniel James Kerr and Finley Michael Kelly who were baptised recently.


SOUTH DERRY LOURDES COMMITTEE OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF ARMAGH would like to thank parishioners for their generosity towards the recent collection, the amount raised was £2034; prayers will be offered for their intentions during the pilgrimage.


NEW ROW PRIMARY SCHOOL ADOPT A SAINT UPDATEThe next stage of this process is to move forward with a proposal to incorporate St Patrick in the name of the school i.e., New Row St. Patrick’s PS; visit newrowps.com for more information; we welcome your comments via the link on the website.


Annual Eucharistic Adoration Pilgrimage to Knock – Sunday 23 April, bus fare £15, breakfast & evening meal €35, contact Una 07743575969 or Mona 02886737954


PILGRIMAGES TO MEDJUGORJE – Depart Dublin 3 May – 10 May, £655pps, Spiritual Director Fr. Conway; 20 September – 27 September, £695pps, Spiritual Director Fr. Gates, for details and booking contact Anne Duffy 077 3600 5396 or 028 7188 0372



SUNDAY BIG BANTER BINGO  Jackpot £3500, 47 calls, doors 6pm; all welcome


EXPRESSIONS BISTRO – Closed week beginning Monday 10 April, re-opens Monday 17 April 9am


MONDAY – Children’s Dance 10am contact 073 8563 3743

TUESDAY – Closed AA Group from 8.30pm

THURSDAY – Slimming World 

FRIDAY – Musical Wings


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 3, 22, 27, 30; £25 to Cara Purvis, Ann McCann, Keara Gallagher; Jackpot £6100

MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 7, 9, 16, 19; £25 to Paul Gribbin, T J Doyle; Jackpot £1500

ST VINCENT DE PAUL helpline 028 7930 0819