Newsletter 18th December

Castlemaine Parish                                                                    Fourth Sunday of Advent – 17th/18th December 2022

Mass Intentions

Sat. 17th Dec.Keel7:30 pm  Susan Corcoran, Boolteens West Months Mind  
Sun. 18th Dec.Kiltallagh10:00 am  Mary Keane, Annagh Months Mind  
Tues 20th Dec.Keel  10:00 am 
Thur. 22nd Dec.Keel7.30 pm  Helen McKenna, Boolteens West Months Mind  
Sat. 24th Dec.Keel   Kiltallagh  8:00 pm   10:00 pm  Christmas Vigil Mass
Sun. 25th Dec.Kiltallagh   Keel9:00 am   11:00 am    Christmas Day Mass  

Confessions on 21st December Kiltallagh at 7pm and Keel at 8pm

No Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in

St Gobnaits Church, Keel on 26th December and 2nd January

Priest on Duty: Fr. Kevin Sullivan 087 6277638

                                   Eucharistic Ministers
Keel24th Dec.Marie Prendergast & David Flahive
Kiltallagh25th Dec.Jack Keating & Bernie Nagle
Keel24th Dec.Caroline McCarthy
Kiltallagh25th Dec.John Quirke
Altar Society
Keel24th Dec.Margaret Moriarty & Mary Tagney
Kiltallagh25th Dec.Marian Burke
Offertory Collectors
KeelDecemberLiam Murphy & PJ Ryan
KiltallaghDecemberMichael Horgan & Danny Breen
  • Christmas, Trocaire & Mass Cards: available at the Parish Office.
  • Parish Office: will be closed on 27th & 29th Dec & 3rd Jan.
  • Fybough NS – Christmas Prayer Service in Fybough NS on Wednesday, December 21st at 10.00am. All Welcome
  • 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.
  • Are you supporting a loved one with cancer? We now taking names for our latest online course, ‘Building Better Caregivers’ due to begin in January which will offer valuable support and practical advice to those supporting a loved one through cancer treatment. The free course is given over two and half hours, one day a week, for six weeks and will cover topics such as communication skills; staying well and getting a good night’s sleep; tools for managing fatigue; dealing with challenging emotions and behaviour and getting help and action planning. For more information, please ring Reception at Recovery Haven on 066 7192122
  • Samaritansannual collection will take place at Keel Church before both Christmas masses.