Newsletter 5th March

Castlemaine Parish                                                                    Second Sunday in Lent – 4th/5th March 2023

Please pray for Helen O’Dwyer, late of Ballinamona, Castlemaine who died recently in London and Michael Healy, London & formerly of Whitegate (brother of Patrick Healy)

Mass Intentions

Sat. 4th MarchKeel  7.30 pmDan Prendergast, Boolteens
Sun. 5th MarchKiltallagh10:00 amWillie Spring, Ballyraemeen 1st Anniversary  
Tues. 7th MarchKeel10:00 am   
Thurs 9th MarchKeel7.30 pm   
Fri. 10th MarchKeel   Kiltallagh11:00 am   3:00 pmCastledrum & Fybough N.S. Confirmations Castlemaine & Ballyfinane N.S.  
Sat. 11th MarchKeel7.30 pmMaureen Costello, Aughills  
Sun. 12th MarchKiltallagh10:00 amTom O’Dowd, Ballycrispin 1st Anniversary  

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

  • Offertory collection: €933.00  Míle Buíochas
  • Second collection: next weekend 11th/12th March is for Emigrant Services.
  • Communion Calls: will take place in the Parish, on Friday 10th March.
  • Trócaire: In 1973 the Bishops of Ireland founded Trócaire in response to injustice and suffering in the developing world. Today Trócaire provides support to areas in great need around the world, empowers people in these areas to develop skills and abilities to cope with crises, and creates greater awareness of global issues in Ireland. You can support this critical work by taking home a Trócaire Box or by donating online at
  • Ballyfinane Community Hall Association: A big thank you to everyone who supported our recent Pancake and Coffee Morning event. Thanks to local people and many from outside our area who attended and those who couldn’t attend but donated to the cause. A special thanks to the Staff, children, and parents of the school, who called to us for pancakes and added greatly to the enjoyment of the day and financially. €1,700 was donated to UNICEF for the Turkish/ Syrian earthquake victims. Go raibh maith agaibh go léir.
  • Anam Cara Kerry: the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding its monthly Parent Evening for bereaved parents on Tue. 14th March 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, the circumstances of their death, or whether their death was recent or not. We also offer an online support group, and you can get further information on
  • Chime: will be holding an outreach clinic on Friday 10th of March 2023 from 2pm – 4pm at the Day Care Centre, Market Street, Killorglin. Our FREE service of support and advice, cleaning and basic maintenance of hearing aids, Technology equipment and information on entitlements. You need to make an appointment a head of time so please call Jerry Kelleher before 9th of March on 087-3747327. Our consultations are private and confidential.
                                   Eucharistic Ministers
Keel11th Mar.David Flahive & William Evans
Kiltallagh12th Mar.Miriam Ryan & Colm Lynch
Keel11th Mar.Shirley Fisher
Kiltallagh12th Mar.Family Readings
Offertory Collectors
KeelMarch   Kevin McCarthy & Gerard Ladden
KiltallaghMarch  John Quirke & Rachel Quirke