Bulletin 9 October 2022


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

Weekday Masses 11am Novena Monday 7.30pm

Catechetical Talks – Mondays & Thursdays 8.15pm

Rosary Group – Castledawson Tuesdays 7pm



REMEMBER OUR DEAD Pray for Dan Deehan, Teresa Deehan, Bridie McCann (Aughnacloy), Norma Foy (Cookstown) and Tommy Bateson (Dublin) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries & month’s minds occur this week – 

Sat. 8 Oct. Joe Neville, Michael Cunningham (MM 6.15pm)

Sun. 9 Oct. William J. Deehan, Sammy Ewing, Pauline Taylor, Bridie Corran,  Geraldo Joaquim da Silva (1st Av)

Mon. 10 Oct. Alice Monaghan, Brendan Higgins, Marie Craig

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

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

Thurs. 13 Oct. Patsy Mallon, Dympna Kelly, Sarah McLarnon

Fri. 14 Oct. Edward Mooney

Sat. 15 Oct. James E McCaughan

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY – Today we greet Eoin Peter Wilson and Matheus Jayme Ferreira who were baptised recently.

CONGRATULATIONS to Felicity Crozier and Declan McErlain who were married recently.



Magherafelt & Castledawson – £1603; 

Sick & Retired Priests – £1272 (total); Dues – £3385

Standing orders – £1345


CATECHETICAL TALKS for adults and young people, Mondays & Thursdays 8.15pm in the Church.  This week’s talks are the core of the meetings, so all are welcome to attend even if you have been unable to do so yet.


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

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

MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT WEEKEND – Restore communication, renew commitment, rekindle romance in Cork International Hotel, Friday 4- Sunday 6 November, for details and booking see www.MarriageEncounter.ie

ST VINCENT DE PAUL helpline 028 7930 0819



SUNDAY BIG BANTER  JACKPOT £2300 45 calls, doors open 6pm; everyone welcome

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO Mon. – Fri. 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; Octago 12.30pm; Tae Kwon Do; Bowls – 7.30pm

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

SATURDAY – Musical Wings 9.30am, Rugbugz 10am

RECORD FAIR Saturday 15 October from 12noon


O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 23, 24, 27, 30; £25 to Cathal Diamond, Colin McKenna, Gary Sargent; Jackpot £4800

MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 8, 11, 12, 14; £25 to Margaret Shivers, Michael Muldoon; Jackpot £1800; Thanks to all who support this fundraiser, to take part contact Brendan Keenan 078 1087 1370