Newsletter 4th December

Castlemaine Parish                                                                    Second Sunday of Advent – 3rd/4th December 2022

Mass Intentions

Sat. 3rd Dec.Keel7:30 pm  Joan & Paddy O’Dowd, Ardabawn & deceased family members of the O’Dowd & Prendergast families  
Sun. 4th Dec.Kiltallagh10:00 am   
Tues 6th Dec.Keel  10:00 am 
Wed. 7th Dec.Keel7.30 pmVigil Mass Feast of the Immaculate Conception  
Thur. 8th Dec.Kiltallagh   Keel9:00 am   7.30 pm  Feast of the Immaculate Conception  
Sat. 10th Dec.Keel  7:30 pmMadge Clifford, Keel
Sun. 11th Dec.Kiltallagh10:00 amLou, Timmy & Johnny Clifford, and Brenda King, Killeagh  

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament takes place every Monday in

St Gobnaits Church, Keel from 11am – 7pm

Priest on Duty: Fr. Kieran O’Sullivan 087 2432155

                                   Eucharistic Ministers
Keel10th Dec.Elizabeth Ryle O’Connor & Patrick Flynn
Kiltallagh11th Dec.Eileen Lovett & Mike Carroll
Keel10th Dec.Family Readers
Kiltallagh11th Dec.Family Readers
Altar Society
Keel10th Dec.Mary Foley
Kiltallagh11th Dec.Annie Carroll
Offertory Collectors
KeelDecemberLiam Murphy & PJ Ryan
KiltallaghDecemberMichael Horgan & Danny Breen
  • Offertory collection:634.00 Míle Buíochas
  • Second collection: this weekend is for Diocesan Youth Service.
  • Communion Calls: will take place on Friday 9th December.
  • Christmas, Trocaire & 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.
  • Trocaire: make the world a better place this Christmas and give a gift that shows how much you care. Please give a Trocaire Gift of Love. Together, we can help improve lives, support communities escape poverty and look forward to a brighter, better future. Gifts start from as little as €5 for a six-month supply of soap for families in countries like South Sudan. Gifts available at Parish Office, Castlemaine & The Friary Bookshop, Killarney.
  • Anam Cara Kerry, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding its monthly Parent Evening for bereaved parents on Tue 13th December at 7:15pm in the Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died or whether their death was recent or not. We also offer an online support group, and you can get further information on
  • ‘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.