Newsletter 18th February

Castlemaine Parish                                                                    First Sunday in Lent – 17th/18th Feb. 2024

Please pray for Joe Joe O’Shea, Gransha Lower and

Mary O’Connor, late of Ballygamboon

Sat. 17th Feb.Keel  7:30 pm  Eileen Kelliher, Shanahill
Sun. 18th Feb.Kiltallagh10:00 am  Gerard Flynn, Gurrane
Tues. 20th Feb.Keel  10:00 am 
Thurs 22nd Feb.Keel  7:30 pm   
Sat. 24th Feb.Keel  7:30 pmJoan Lawlor, Farnes  Months Mind  
Sun. 25th Feb.Kiltallagh  10:00 amMichael Daly Junior, Knockbrack Months Mind  

            Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament takes place every Monday in

St Gobnait’s Church, Keel from 11am – 7pm

Priest on Duty: Fr. Kevin Sullivan 087 6277638

  • Offertory collection: €632.00.  Míle Buíochas
  • Weekly envelopes boxes: will be distributed in the coming days. Please call into the Sacristy to help with the distribution of the boxes in your area.
  • The Altar Society rota will cease during the period of Lent and will continue from Easter week onwards – therefore no fresh flowers will be on the altar.
  • Samaritans’ Christmas collection in Keel Church amounted to €673.90
  • Fybough National School is accepting enrolments for Junior Infants 2024/2025. For further information please contact the school office via email: or telephone: 066 9766301.
  • Maine Valley FRC Castlemaine will run Rainbows Separation programme for children aged 9 & 10 years in February .  Programme starts on Tuesday 20th February 7-8pm.  Ring 087 3694169 to book a place.
  • Mindfulness Course in Keel Community Centre on Tuesdays February 20th & 27th, March 5th, 12th, & 19th. Please contact Margaret on 087 3939700 or Phil on 087 0974181 as spaces are limited. This is a free course.
  • Recovery Haven Kerry Cancer Support House will be hosting a 6-week online Building Better Caregivers Course commencing on the 5th of March with an introductory session on the 27th of February. This course aims to support you as you are supporting someone with cancer. If you are interested and need to learn more about this course, please contact reception on 066 7192122.
  • Janice Carrig Ministries will lead our Day of prayer for Healing at Our Lady of Lourdes Church Scartaglen this Sunday Feb 18th starting with Praise and Worship at 2.30. with Paddy Sheehan. Janice will conclude with personal prayer on a one to one.
  • The War in Ukraine: The weekend of the 24/25th February marks the second anniversary of the start of Russia’s war on Ukraine. Mindful of how many Ukrainians have taken refuge among us, please acknowledge and pray for the people of the Ukraine.
                                   Eucharistic Ministers
Keel24th Feb.David Flahive & Michael Murphy
Kiltallagh25th Feb.Fergus Culloty & Catherine O’Connor
Keel24th Feb.Family Readers
Kiltallagh25th Feb.Family Readers
Offertory Collectors
KeelFebruary   Jer Foley & Tommy Griffin
KiltallaghFebruary  Brendan O’Connor & Sean O’Connor