Newsletter 11th December

Castlemaine Parish                                                                    Third Sunday of Advent – 10th/11th December 2022

Please pray for Margaret Kavanagh nee Brick, Castledrum

Welcome into our Christen Community Rónan O’Sullivan, Portmagee

Mass Intentions

Sat. 10th Dec.Keel7:30 pm  Madge Clifford, Keel
Sun. 11th Dec.Kiltallagh10:00 am  Lou, Timmy & Johnny Clifford, and Brenda King, Killeagh  
Tues 13th Dec.Keel  10:00 am 
Thur. 15th Dec.Keel7.30 pm  Helen Mc Kenna, Boolteens West Months Mind  
Sat. 17th Dec.Keel  7:30 pmSusan Corcoran, Boolteens West Months Mind  
Sun. 18th Dec.Kiltallagh10:00 amMary Keane, Annagh Months Mind  

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament takes place every Monday in

St Gobnaits Church, Keel from 11am – 7pm

Priest on Duty: Fr. Danny Broderick 087 9061255

                                   Eucharistic Ministers
Keel17th Dec.Margaret Cournane & Michael Murphy
Kiltallagh18th Dec.Miriam Ryan & Colm Lynch
Keel17th Dec.Family Readers
Kiltallagh18th Dec.Albert King
Altar Society
Keel17th Dec.Kitty Nagle
Kiltallagh18th Dec.Anne Carroll
Offertory Collectors
KeelDecemberLiam Murphy & PJ Ryan
KiltallaghDecemberMichael Horgan & Danny Breen
  • Offertory collection:675.00 Míle Buíochas
  • Second collection:  €171.00 for Diocesan Youth Service. Míle Buíochas
  • Parish Office: will be closed for Christmas on 27th & 29th Dec & 3rd Jan.
  • Christmas, Trocaire & Mass Cards: available at the Parish Office.
  • Fybough NS – Christmas Prayer Service in Fybough NS on Wednesday, December 21st at 10.00am. All Welcome
  • Tralee Flower Club: Kathleen Reidy will host a fundraising Gala Christmas floral demonstration at the River Island Hotel, Castleisland on Thur. 15th Dec. at 7.30pm. Admission €10 at the door. All proceeds will be donated to the Recovery Haven Kerry Cancer Support House.
  • 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. 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.