Newsletter 26th November

Castlemaine Parish                                                                    First Sunday of Advent – 26th/27th November 2022

Please pray for Susan Corcoran, Boolteens West

Mass Intentions

Sat. 26th Nov.Keel7:30 pm  Eileen Flynn, Shanahill Bridge
Sun. 27th Nov.Kiltallagh10:00 am   
Tues 29th Nov.Keel  10:00 am 
Thur. 1st Dec.Keel7.30 pm   
Fri. 2nd Dec.Kiltallagh6:00 pmFirst Friday Mass Peter O’Connor, Ballyfinane  
Sat. 3rd Dec.Keel  7:30 pmJoan & Paddy O’Dowd, Ardabawn & deceased family members of the O’Dowd & Prendergast families  
Sun. 4th Dec.Kiltallagh10:00 am   

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament takes place every Monday in

St Gobnaits Church, Keel from 11am – 7pm

                                   Eucharistic Ministers
Keel3rd Dec.John Carmody & Mary Ita Nagle
Kiltallagh4th Dec.Fergus Culloty & Catherine O’Connor
Keel3rd Dec.Family Readers
Kiltallagh4th Dec.Miriam Ryan
Altar Society
Keel3rd Dec.Eileen Delaney
Kiltallagh4th Dec.Karen Downes/Anne Maria Fitzgerald
Offertory Collectors
KeelDecemberLiam Murphy & PJ Ryan
KiltallaghDecemberMichael Horgan & Danny Breen
  • Offertory collection:520.00 Míle Buíochas
  • Second collection: next weekend 3rd/4th Dec. for Diocesan Youth Service.
  • Christmas & Mass Cards: available at the Parish Office.
  • Christmas Masses: Keel Vigil 24th Dec at 8pm & 25th 11:00am.

Kiltallagh Vigil 24th at 10pm & 25th Dec. at 9:00am.

  • Christmas Confessions: Wed. 21st Dec. Kiltallagh at 7pm & Keel at 8pm.
  • Booking an Anniversary Mass for 2023 If you wish to book Anniversary Mass for a loved one for the coming year, the 2023 diary will open this

Tuesday 29th November 2022. Please note the first week will be designated to taking bookings for first Anniversary Masses only. The diary will then be open to all other Anniversary Masses from Tuesday 6th December.

  • ‘Keel Goes Country’ at 8pm on Sat 3rd December, refreshments will be available throughout the evening, together with a prize raffle. Tickets are €10 each and are available on the door on the night. All proceeds going to further hall renovations and future Keel Community projects.
  • ‘Light up a Memory Tree’ will return to Ballyfinane N.S. this Christmas after a two-year break on Dec. 4th at 7pm. Proceeds from the fundraiser will go towards Ballyfinane N.S. Candles are for sale; 3 for €10 from Ballyfinane N.S., school families and in local shops. Please contact the school on 0669764044 or on Facebook for more details.

Priest on Duty: Fr. Fergal Ryan 087 2408540