Newsletter 1st January 2023

Castlemaine Parish                                                                    Mary, the Holy Mother of God– 31st Dec./1st Jan 2023

Mass Intentions

Sat. 31st Dec.Keel  7.30 pm 
Sun. 1st Jan.Kiltallagh10:00 am   
Tues. 3rd Jan.Keel10:00 am   
Thurs. 5th Jan.Keel7.30 pmThe Epiphany of the Lord  Vigil Mass  
Fri. 6th Jan.Kiltallagh10.00 amThe Epiphany of the Lord & First Friday Mass  
Sat. 7th Jan.Keel7.30 pmMargaret Kavanagh, Castledrum Months Mind  
Sun. 8th JanKiltallagh10:00 am   

No Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in

St Gobnaits Church, Keel on 2nd January

Priest on Duty: Fr. Kieran Sullivan 087 2432155

                                   Eucharistic Ministers
Keel7th Jan.John Carmody & Mary Ita Ladden
Kiltallagh8th Jan.Eileen Lovett & Mike Carroll
Keel7th Jan.Family Readers
Kiltallagh8th Jan.Rachel Prenderville
Altar Society
Keel7th Jan.Mai Kerrisk & Joan Sheehan
Kiltallagh8th Jan.Hannelore Harris
Offertory Collectors
KeelJanuaryJohn Ryan Nagle & James Nagle
KiltallaghJanuaryTed Murphy & Brendan Dennehy
  • Parish Office: will be closed for Christmas on 3rd Jan & reopen on 5th Jan.
  • Diocesan Pilgrimage to World Youth Day 2023, Lisbon, Portugal

Next July, the diocese will travel with 22 young adults to Lisbon, Portugal to take part in the biggest gathering of young people from all over the world.  We will travel on July 31st to August 8th, 2023.  We would like to invite all young people between the ages of 18 and 35 to join us.  For more details & for an application form, please contact Tomás Kenny on 086 3683778

  • Anam Cara Kerry: the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding its monthly Parent Evening for bereaved parents on Tuesday 10th January at 7:15pm in the Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee Co. Kerry. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether their death was recent or not. We also offer an online support group, and further information at
  • ALHomecare is in business for 9 years, we work with hundreds of families, and we have nearly 300 carers working nationwide. ALHomecare is an option as we know that choosing the right care for your relative is a very important decision. You naturally want the best quality care at an affordable price. We understand that homecare can be very expensive and can put a lot of stress and worry on individuals and their families. Contact Tom 087 7440729 or Eileen 087 9916791 who will be happy to chat.

Happy New Year and every blessing on all your homes. In 2023 may we all act justly, love tenderly, and walk humbly with our God.