Newsletter 17th December

Castlemaine Parish                                                                    Third Sunday of Advent – 16th /17th Dec. 2023

Please pray for Eileen McMahon, Gurrane and Dermot O’Sullivan, Castledrum

Welcome into our Christan community Kealan Maurice Laverty, Farnes

Sat. 16th Dec.Keel7:30pm  Madge Clifford, Keel
Sun. 17th Dec.Kiltallagh10:00 am  Michael (Mick) Casey, Annagh Months Mind  
Tues. 19th Dec.Keel  10:00 am 
Thurs 21st Dec.Keel  7:30 pm   
Sat. 23rd Dec.Keel  7:30 pmTommy Corcoran, Ardcanaught 1st Anniversary  
Sun. 24th Dec.Kiltallagh     Kiltallagh   Keel  10:00 am     6:00 pm   8:00 pmLily O’Mahony, Ballyraemeen Months Mind   Christmas Eve Vigil Mass   Christmas Eve Vigil Mass  
Mon. 25th Dec.Kiltallagh   Keel10:00 am   11:00 amChristmas Day Mass   Christmas Day Mass  

Priest on Duty: Fr. Danny Broderick 087 9061255

  • Offertory collection: €643.00 Míle Buíochas
  • Confessions: Wed 20th December Kiltallagh at 7pm & Keel at 8pm.
  • No Adoration in Keel on Mon. 25th Dec. & Mon. 1st Jan. Resume on 8 Jan
  • Christmas, Trocaire & Mass Cards: available at the Parish Office.
  • Samaritans Kerry: church gate collections will take place on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day across all Kerry parishes.
  • Fybough National School: Fybough NS will hold our annual Christmas Prayer Service on Friday 22 December at 11:30am in the school hall. The service will be followed by light refreshments. All welcome to attend.
  • Inch Beach Christmas Day Swim: Join us for the annual 14th Christmas Day Charity Swim on Inch Beach @ 12:30pm. This Christmas let’s come together to make a splash for  the Kerry Cancer Support Group, a cause that makes a real difference! Margaret Foley (087)7578980 and Michelle Long (087) 3942096. We look forward to seeing you on the day!
  • Trocaire Gifts of Change: bring real hope and opportunity to families and communities living in poverty and a chance to create positive and lasting change. There are four ways to support;; by phone, by post and in person.  Cards available in the Parish Office.
  • Milltown Christmas Market: Sunday Dec 10th & 17th 11.00am—5.30pm in the Old Hall, Milltown  Eircode V93 ET62. All Welcome.
  • Recovery Haven Kerry: will have a Designer Fashion Showcase event taking place in the Gleneagle INEC Arena on 1st February 2024. MC’ d by legendary RTE broadcaster, Mary Kennedy. Tickets are €30 and for sale at Recovery Haven Kerry 5 Haigs Terrace Tralee or at the Gleneagle INEC box office, they can also be purchased online or phone 066 7192122.
                                   Eucharistic Ministers
Keel23rd Dec.John Carmody & Mary Ita Ladden
Kiltallagh24th Dec.Jack Keating & Bernie Nagle
Keel23rd Dec.Family Readers
Kiltallagh24th Dec.Claire O’Connor
Altar Society
Keel23rd Dec.Joan O’Connor & Gretta Ryan
Kiltallagh24th Dec.Marian Burke
Offertory Collectors
KeelDecemberLiam Murphy & PJ Ryan
KiltallaghDecemberMichael Horgan & Danny Breen