newsletter 21st May

Castlemaine Parish                                                                    Sixth Sunday of Easter – 20th/21st May 2023

Please pray for Bridie Mangan née Knightly, Knockavota & Castlemaine and

Mary Varvaro née Cournane, Caherfilane & USA

Mass Intentions

Sat. 20th MayKiltallagh       Keel  10:30 am       7.30 pmFirst Holy Communion for Ballyfinane National School   Madge Clifford, Lasabee
Sun. 21st MayKiltallagh10:00 am   
Tues. 23rd MayKeel10:00 am   
Thurs 25th MayKeel  7.30 pm 
Sat. 27th MayKeel  7.30 pmMary Foley, Shanahill West
Sun. 28th MayKiltallagh10:00 amJim Daly, Ballygamboon Months Mind  

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: €671.00 and Education for Clergy €55.00  

Míle Buíochas

  • Congratulations: to the children, their families & teachers from Ballyfinane National School, who made their First Holy Communion this weekend.
  • All Ireland Rosary Rally in Knock: The All-Ireland Rosary Rally will take place on Saturday June 3rd from 1pm in Knock.  It will include Holy Mass, the Rosary, the Stations of the Cross, and a talk by Bishop Oliver Doeme. The Main Celebrant for the Holy Mass is Archbishop Eamon Martin. A bus will leave from Kerry. Ring Eilís: 087 6341538
  • Laudato Si’ Week 2023: 21st -28th May: Theme: ‘Hope for the Earth. Hope for humanity.’ This week marks the 8th anniversary of the publication of Pope Francis’ letter to all of us on Caring for Our Common Home: Laudato Si’.
  • GROW: Is a 12-step peer support program  for people living with depression,  anxiety, or any emotional issues in their lives. The meetings are totally confidential, anonymous, relaxed, friendly, small in numbers and free to attend. Grow meetings are held the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm in Ross Café, Lewis Road Killarney.  If you feel you need support, in your life at the moment, please come along. You will receive a very warm welcome. For more information, please contact Area Coordinator Noreen on 086 1726004 or log onto our website on
                                   Eucharistic Ministers
Keel27th MayJohn Carmody & Mary Ita Ladden
Kiltallagh28th MayEileen Lovett & Mike Carroll
Keel27th MayFamily Readers
Kiltallagh28th MayBrendan Dennehy
Altar Society
Keel27th MayLinda Clifford
Kiltallagh28th MayEileen Keating & Rose Murphy
Offertory Collectors
KeelMay  Timmy O’Connor & Aodhan Murphy
KiltallaghMayTed Murphy & Brendan Dennehy