Newsletter 25th February

Castlemaine Parish                                                                    Second Sunday in Lent – 24th/25th Feb. 2024

Welcome into our Christan community Finlay Jack O’Connell, Fybough

Please pray for Julia (nee O’Sullivan) Parker, Midleton & Castlemaine &  Breda (nee Cahillane) Conway, Navan & Castlemaine

Sat. 24th Feb.Keel  7:30 pm  Joan Lawlor, Farnes  Months Mind  
Sun. 25th Feb.Kiltallagh10:00 am  Michael Daly Junior, Knockbrack Months Mind  
Tues. 27th Feb.Keel  10:00 am 
Thurs 29th Feb.Keel  7:30 pm   
Fri. 1st Mar.  Kiltallagh6:00 pmFirst Friday Mass Charles & Sheila O’Sullivan, Cuss  
Sat. 2nd Mar.Keel  7:30 pm 
Sun. 3rd Mar.Kiltallagh  10:00 amWillie Spring, Ballyraemeen & all deceased family members.  

            Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament takes place every Monday in

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

Priest on Duty: Fr. Danny Broderick 087 9061255

  • Offertory collection: €765.00.  Míle Buíochas
  • Weekly envelopes boxes: Please call into the Sacristy to help with the distribution of the boxes or contact Parish Office if you would like a box.
  • Ballyfinane Community Hall Association: We hope to make use of the extra day this leap year and raise some money for Temple Street Hospital. You are invited to the hall in Ballyfinane on Thursday morning next February 29th for pancakes, tea and coffee and treats! Doors will be open at 8.30 and we will continue until 12pm. We would be grateful for support for this fantastic hospital
  • Inch Christmas Day swim: A huge thank you to all who jumped into the water, donated money, cheered on the brave swimmers and helped on the day. €3359.52 was raised and gratefully received by the Kerry Cancer Support Group Here’s to Christmas Day 2024!
  • Recovery Haven Kerry (Cancer Support House) are running a 𝘾𝙖𝙣𝙘𝙚𝙧 𝙏𝙝𝙧𝙞𝙫𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙎𝙪𝙧𝙫𝙞𝙫𝙞𝙣𝙜 6-week course in the Community Day Care Centre in Killorglin beginning on March 7th on 𝗧𝗵𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗱𝗮𝘆𝘀 from 10.30am-1pm. This course will help you manage your health when moving on from your cancer treatment. For more information, please call reception on 066 7192122
  • Fybough National School is accepting enrolments for Junior Infants 2024/2025. Further information, please contact the school office via email: or telephone: 066 9766301.

Moving forward with hope

We are preparing for more involvement of lay people in our parishes in the years ahead. To help bring this process forward we will have a meeting next Thursday 29th February at 8pm in Keel Church. We invite you to come to share your thoughts and hopes for the future. Looking forward to seeing you then.                   Fr. Danny Broderick

                                   Eucharistic Ministers
Keel2nd Mar.John Carmody & Mary Ita Ladden
Kiltallagh3rd Mar.Eileen Lovett & Mike Carroll
Keel2nd Mar.Gretta Ryan
Kiltallagh3rd Mar.Family Readers
Offertory Collectors
KeelMarch   Kevin McCarthy & Gerard Ladden
KiltallaghMarch  John & Rachel Quirke