Newsletter 3rd April

Castlemaine Parish                                                                 Fifth Sunday of Lent – 2nd/3rd April 2022

Welcome into our Christian Community:

Liam John O’Dowd, Boston & Ava Caterina O’Dowd Gortnahulla

Mass Intentions

Sat. 2nd AprKeel7:30 pmBrian Barton, London & Keel
Sun. 3rd AprKiltallagh10:00 am 
Tues. 5th AprKeel10:00 am 
Thur. 7th AprKeel7.30 pmSeamus O’Connor, Anvil Bar & Kilcummin
Sat. 9th AprKiltallagh     Keel12:00 pm     7:30 pmTom O’Dowd, Ballycrispin Months Mind   John Barton, Boolteens  
Sun. 10th AprKiltallagh10:00 amDenis Geaney, Knockane & all deceased family members
     Eucharistic Ministers
Keel2nd AprilMarie Prendergast & David Flahive
Kiltallagh3rd AprilEileen Lovett & Mike Carroll
Keel9th AprilDavid Flahive & William Evans
Kiltallagh10th AprilMiriam Ryan & Colm Lynch
Keel2nd AprilKatherine O’Connor
Kiltallagh3rd AprilAimee Griffin
Keel9th AprilFamily Readers
Kiltallagh10th AprilGerry Buckley
  • Castlemaine Offertory Collection: €550.00  Míle Buíochas
  • Ukraine Appeal Collection: €1000.00 Mile Buíochas
  • Castlemaine Communion Calls: will take place on Friday 8th April. Anyone who wishes to be included to receive Holy Communion in their home, please email the Parish Office
  • Nano Nagle Birthplace Sat 9th April 2022: Fr Jim Cogley: ‘Releasing the Past’  – Wood you Believe – workshop 10am – 4pm; €65 incl. light lunch; Booking required Nano Nagle Birthplace 022 26411
  • Accord, Marriage Care Service Accord is recruiting interested people to assist in the provision of Marriage Preparation Programmes. Application forms are available by contacting  Selections will take place in June of this year with training commencing in September. This year Accord is celebrating 60 years supporting couples and families. Please contact
  • Rathmore & District Credit Union Ltd: are seeking to recruit two 3rd Level Students. The applicant may from time to time have to cover our sub offices in Milltown & Ballydesmond.  Working Hours will include weekend and holiday cover. Full Training will be provided. Please submit your CV and Covering Letter to Closing date for applicants is 22 April. 
  • Anam Cara Kerry, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding its monthly Parent Evening for bereaved parents on Tuesday 12th April at 7:15pm in the Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee Co. Kerry. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether their death was recent or not. We also offer an online support group, and you can get further information on this by contacting us in
  • Lay people to take up leadership roles in the Diocese of Kerry. Sunday April 3rd sees the launch of the new volunteer Ministry of the Lay Pastoral Leader. It is being introduced as a response to the changing needs of parish communities. The lay pastoral leaders will work alongside the clergy. Their role will be to lead, co-ordinate and support different aspects of parish life.  If you are interested in this ministry, for more information, check out

Priest on Duty: Fr. Fergal Ryan 087 2408540