Newsletter 26th february

Castlemaine Parish                                                                    First Sunday in Lent – 25th Feb./26th Feb. 2023

Please pray for Denis O’Connor, Ballyfinnane

Mass Intentions

Sat. 25th Feb.Keel  7.30 pmPatrick & Mary Sheehan, Lasabee
Sun. 26th Feb.Kiltallagh10:00 am   
Tues. 28th Feb.Keel10:00 am   
Thurs. 2nd Mar.Keel7.30 pm   
Fri. 3rd Mar.Kiltallagh7:45 pmFirst Friday Mass Charlie & Sheila O’Sullivan, Cuss  
Sat. 4th Mar.Keel7.30 pmDan Prendergast, Boolteens  
Sun. 5th Mar.Kiltallagh10:00 amWillie Spring, Ballyraemeen 1st Anniversary  

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament takes place every Monday in

St Gobnaits Church, Keel from 11am – 7pm

Priest on Duty: Fr. Fergal Ryan 087 2408540

  • Offertory collection: €648.00  Míle Buíochas
  • Fybough NS now open for enrolments for the School Year 2023/24. You may  apply for Enrolment Forms on 66-9766301 or
  • Trips to Medjugorje 2023: contact Tom Dennehy 087 6468658. Three departure dates; 17th May, 21st June & 13th September 2023.
  • Escorted Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine:  20th March 2023.  €599.00 per person sharing.  Price includes return bus to Knock, 4 nights in Knock House Hotel with full board.  All entertainment and excursions included.  Single supplement €100.00.  Contact Patricia on 087 1890 236
  • Syria/Turkey Solidarity Concert: We have all seen the catastrophic effects of the earthquake in Turkey and Syria. The loss of life has been enormous, and the destruction of buildings and infrastructure will take generations to repair. In solidarity with those who are suffering a fundraising concert is taking place in the CYMS in Killorglin on Friday, March 3rd at 8.00 p.m. Local musicians will be giving of their time and talent to bring us together to support this worthy cause. The people of Syria and Turkey need our help at this time, both our prayers and financial support. Let us lend our support to this compassionate initiative.
  • Killarney Rambling House on Friday the 3rd of March at 8p.m at the Old Killarney Inn – in Aghadoe V93 NW52 – Entry €5 – All Welcome.
  • Trócaire: As the season of Lent begins, Trócaire needs your support to bring life saving support to one of the most fragile countries in the world. Somalia is in the midst of a critical food crisis which has left almost half the population experiencing acute food shortages and unbearable hunger. You can support this critical work by taking home a Trócaire Box or by making a donation online at
                                   Eucharistic Ministers
Keel4th Mar.Marie Prendergast & David Flahive
Kiltallagh5th Mar.Eileen Lovett & Mike Carroll
Keel4th Mar.Family Readings
Kiltallagh5th Mar.Family Readings
Offertory Collectors
KeelMarch   Kevin McCarthy & Gerard Ladden
KiltallaghMarch  John Quirke & Rachel Quirke