Newsletter 17th April

Castlemaine Parish                                                                  Easter Sunday  – 16th/17th April 2022

Mass Intentions

Sat. 16th AprilKeel7:30 pmEaster Vigil Mass  
Sun. 17th AprilKiltallagh9:00 amEaster Sunday  
Tues 19th AprilKeel10:00 am 
Thur 21st AprilKeel7.30 pm 
Sat. 23rd AprilKeel7:30 pmDeane family, Gortanedin & Griffin family, Fybough  
Sun. 24th AprilKiltallagh10:00 amMary O’Sullivan, Knockbrack  
     Eucharistic Ministers
Keel16th AprilJohn Carmody & Mary Ita Ladden
Kiltallagh17th AprilJack Keating & Miriam Ryan
Keel23rd AprilElizabeth Ryle O’Connor & Patrick Flynn
Kiltallagh24th AprilFergus Culloty & Catherine O’Connor
Keel16th AprilEaster Readers
Kiltallagh17th AprilMaurice Daly/Easter Readers
Keel23rd AprilMary Ita Ladden
Kiltallagh24th AprilFamily Readers
Altar Society
Keel16th AprilMai Kerrisk & Joan Sheehan
Kiltallagh17th AprilPeggy Giles & Sheila Spring
Keel23rd AprilMaura Barton
Kiltallagh24th AprilBreda Murphy
  • Castlemaine Offertory Collection: €700.00  Míle Buíochas
  • Requiem Mass on Saturday 30th April at 11am in Kiltallagh for John & Ann Knightly, Castlemaine & UK, who died in England recently.
  • Trócaire box contributions can be given in at all Masses.
  • Recovery Haven Kerry will host a free online course for those supporting a loved one with cancer, beginning on Tuesday April 26th with an introductory session and will then run weekly, via Zoom from 10.30am to 1pm. One day a week, for six weeks, the Building Better Caregivers programme will offer valuable support and practical advice to those supporting a loved one through cancer diagnosis & treatment. 066 7192122 or emailing
  • Rosary at the Grottos: The Rosary will be prayed each day during the month of May at hundreds of grottos around the Island of Ireland. To see a list of locations, or to register a grotto visit  You can also register by texting 087 278 6552.
  • Divine Mercy Sunday: is Sunday April 24th. This was instituted by Pope John Paul II. He wanted the world to call on Divine Mercy.  St. Faustina felt the call to Divine Mercy and created the image.  The Divine Mercy chaplet is recited by many people on a daily basis. On April 24th at 3:00p.m. at Milltown church you are invited to come to celebrate Divine Mercy. Confessions will begin at 2:00 p.m.
  • Escorted Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine and Mayo, 25th April. Return bus (various pickups) with 4 Nights Full Board in Knock House Hotel. Day trips to Westport, Ballintubber Abbey, Croagh Patrick, Fr. Peyton Centre & National Museum. Evening Entertainment.  €570pp sharing and €75 single supplement. Contact Patricia on 087 1890 236
  • Affordable Live-in Homecare provides live-in carers for the elderly in your area. If you are looking for a live-in carer for your relative, please call Eileen or Tom on 087 991 6791 or 087 744 0729.
  • Lay people taking leadership roles in the Diocese of Kerry. The new volunteer Ministry of the Lay Pastoral Leader is being introduced as a response to the changing needs of parish communities. The lay pastoral leaders will work alongside the clergy in pastoral areas. 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. Kieran O’Sullivan 087 2432155