Newsletter 26th November

Castlemaine Parish                                                                    34th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 25th/26th Nov. 2023

Please pray for Michael (Mick) Casey, Annagh

Elizabeth (Lily) O’Mahony, Ballyraemeen

Tony Lenihan, Curraghmore West

Helen Purcell, Knockmoyle, Tralee

Dan Daly, Listowel

Eileen McKenna, Jamestown, Leitrim; wife of the late Pat McKenna, Whitegate

Sat. 25th Nov.Keel7:30pm  Eileen Flynn, Shanahill Bridge
Sun. 26th Nov.Kiltallagh10:00 am  Carmel O’Connor, Gurrane
Tues. 28th Nov.Keel  10:00 am 
Thurs 30th Nov.Keel     Keel  6:30 pm     7:30 pm  Tommy Sheehan, Ardcanaught Months Mind   Margo O’Connor, Farnes
Fri. 1st Dec.  Kiltallagh6:00 pmFirst Friday Mass
Sat. 2nd Dec.Keel  7:30 pmJohn & Paddy O’Dowd, Ardabawn & all deceased family members of the Prendergasts & O’Dowds.  
Sun. 3rd Dec.Kiltallagh10:00 am   

Priest on Duty: Fr. Danny Broderick 087 9061255

  • Offertory collection: €1423.00 Míle Buíochas
  • Second collection: next weekend 2nd/3rd December for Youth Services.
  • Communion Calls: will take place in the parish on Wednesday 6th Dec.
  • Ballyfinane Hall Christmas Market: All roads will lead to Ballyfinane on Sunday December 3rd for our first Christmas Market. Lots of stalls with Christmas delights and lots more. Teas and coffees. And more. Christmas raffle . Special guest dropping by at 2pm. Doors open at 11am. All welcome and your support would be appreciated.
  • Castlemaine Senior Citizens Christmas Dinner at Griffins on Thu. 7th December at 1pm Tickets €25  May Kerrisk 086 2041706 Tickets limited.
  • Parkinson’s Ireland Kerry Branches will host an information event on Thursday, 30th of November 2023 in the Meadowlands Hotel, Oakpark, Tralee at 6.30pm – 8pm. This is a free event open to people affected by Parkinson’s, their families, friends, and wider community.
  • Youth 2000 Ireland are having their annual Christmas retreat in Dominican College, Newbridge, Co Kildare on the 8th -10th of December for ages 16-35. There are free buses leaving from all over the country to the retreat. Donation only. Find out more and register now on
  • COP28 An urgent call to action from Pope Francis. The United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP28 will take place from 30 Nov-  12 Dec. in Dubai (UAE).  COP28 Conference is the world’s highest decision-making body and one of the largest international meetings in the world.
  • Well done to Milltown/Castlemaine on winning the County Intermediate football Championship last Sunday and the very best of luck for Munster and All Ireland glory.
                                   Eucharistic Ministers
Keel2nd Dec.Margaret Cournane & Michael Murphy
Kiltallagh3rd Dec.Fergus Culloty & Catherine O’Connor
Keel2nd Dec.Family Readers
Kiltallagh3rd Dec.Mike Carroll
Altar Society
Keel2nd Dec.Eileen Delaney
Kiltallagh3rd Dec.Karen Downes & Anne Marie Fitzgerald
Offertory Collectors
KeelDecemberLiam Murphy & PJ Ryan
KiltallaghDecemberMichael Horgan & Danny Breen