Newsletter 24th September

Castlemaine Parish                                                                    

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 23rd/24th September 2023

Welcome into our Christan Community Dylan Michael O’Shea, Gurrane

Sat. 23rd Sep.Keel7.30 pm   
Sun. 24th Sep.Kiltallagh10:00 am 
Tues. 26th Sep.Keel  10:00 am   
Thurs 28th Sep.Keel  7.30 pm 
Sat. 30th Sep.Kiltallagh     Keel  12:00 pm     7.30 pmMargaret Daly, Croughmore Months Mind   Helan Knightly, Ballyarkane  
Sun. 1st Oct.Kiltallagh10:00 am  Dan Keating, Ballygamboon & all deceased family members  
                                   Eucharistic Ministers
Keel30th Sep.Marie Prendergast & David Flahive
Kiltallagh1st Oct.Jack Keating & Bernie Nagle
Keel30th Sep.Caroline McCarthy
Kiltallagh1st Oct.Aimee Griffin
Altar Society
Keel30th Sep.Joan O’Connor & Gretta Ryan
Kiltallagh1st Oct.Phena Buckley
Offertory Collectors
KeelOctoberPat Flynn & Noreen McKenna
KiltallaghOctoberGrainne Hayes & John Quirke
  • Offertory collection: €778.00 Míle Buíochas
  • Ballyfinane Community Hall Association: would like to thank all who came to support the Coffee Morning recently. Also, thanks to all who provided the home baking. €800 was raised for Hospice. Thank you all.
  • Prayer for the Synod (Gathering of the Peoples) There will be a time of ecumenical prayer and reflection to mark the opening (in Rome) of the Synod on Synodality at St John’s Church, Castle Street, Tralee. Saturday 30th September 3pm to 4pm. All welcome
  • Tusla Kerry: is seeking foster carers across the county. Information evenings 6:30pm to 7:30pm Tralee: The Rose Hotel, Wednesday 4th of October Killarney: Scotts Hotel Killarney, Wednesday 11th of October

Listowel: The Listowel Arms Hotel, Tuesday 17th of October. For more information or register for an information session or 1800 226 771

  • SHEP Certificate in Personal Development Course Tralee starting Wed. 4th October 7pm to 9.30 pm and there are a few places left for this course. Please contact Deirdre on 087-7728089 or by e-mail or
  • Rainbows Ireland: 9-week Bereavement Support group for children aged 7 & 8 years will take place at Maine Valley Family Resource Centre Castlemaine in Wednesday 4th Oct 2023. Ring/Text 087 3694169

Parish Pastoral Group: Each parish has a Parish Pastoral Group. People from different parts of the parish are represented. The group meets about four times a year. Different aspects of the parish are discussed; how to celebrate the Sacraments making them meaningful for people, making our churches comfortable for Liturgy, welcoming new people to the parish & having a parish mission. The passing on of our faith is very important. When people get together there is great sharing. The parishes of Milltown, Castlemaine, Killorglin, Glenbeigh and Beaufort will be working together into the future. On occasions, group members from these parishes will meet together. Castlemaine parish has no Priest and parishioners are managing what Priests were doing, taking control of parish affairs. This will be the situation in other parishes in the next few years. I am inviting people to join our group. If you have a desire to share your gifts for the good of the parish, you are very welcome to join. Contact: Fr Danny Broderick 087 9061255 or Castlemaine Parish Office 087 2979864 during office hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays 9.30am – 12.30pm. – Fr Danny Broderick

Priest on Duty: Fr. Kieran O’Sullivan 087 2432155