Newsboard – 01/10/2023


OUR PRIESTS: Fr. Vinod Kurian  Fr.Oliver Stansfield: 042 93 34410

Deacon George Kingsnorth

Forkhill: Fr. Elmyn Mc Ginn 048 30888286,

Dromintee: Fr. Seamus White 048 30849345

Office Hours: Monday- Friday 10am-2pm

WEEKLY ENVELOPES: – Your contribution last week towards the upkeep of our Parish:-  Castletown: €169.00 Kilcurry: €282.00 Brid-a-Chrin: €250.00  Faughart: €299.00 Non-Envelope: €459.00

WELCOME INTO OUR CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY: Ellis Hayden Barker who was baptised last weekend.

CONGRATULATIONS: to Fiona Levins and Ryan Thornton who were married in St Brigid’s Church, Kilcurry last weekend.

COFFEE MORNING AND PARISH DRAW: In aid of repair work on the roof of St. Joseph’s Church, Castletown.  The estimated cost of the repair is  36,000.  All monies raised from the coffee morning and draw cards will go toward the cost.  It’s important that we look after Churches and maintain them for the future generations of our Parish.  Coffee morning will be held in Kilcurry Community Centre on Sunday 5th November 2023 @ 10am to 2pm. All welcome. A one-off draw for €300, €200 & €100 will take place during the coffee morning. Draw cards are in circulation. €2 per line, 3 lines €5, full card €20. Please contact Fr. Vinod, Fr. Oliver, the Parish office on 042 93 34410 or call to the Parochial house for a draw card.  Thank you for your support.

REMEMBERANCE MASS: Sunday 12th November in St. Brigid’s Church at 6pm. Tea and refreshments in the Resource Centre afterwards.

COME AND LISTEN: You are warmly invited to come to a series of talks for adults and older youth which will take place at Eoin Baiste Primary School in Fatima. They will start on Monday, September 25th and continue every Monday and Thursday for about two months. There is no need to register, and there is no fee to attend. God’s love for us is constant; He provides many ways for us to experience His faithfulness and tenderness. He wants us to have life, and have it to the full. Come and experience this. For more information, please contact the parish office: 042 933 4410.

PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL MEETING: On Tuesday (3rd October, 23) at 7.30 pm in the parochial house.

PARISH FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE MEETING: On Wednesday (4th October,23) in the parochial house.

FIRST FRIDAY CALLS: On Friday (6th October, 23).  If anyone would like a visit, please contact the parochial house.

SVDP: Church gate collection 30th Sept and 1st Oct at all churches.

MARY’S SUPREME APOSTALATE:  Mass for healing and comfort for all but especially those who are suicidal and those affected by suicide at St. Joseph’s Church, Castletown on Friday 6th October at 6pm.


Sunday 11.00 a.m.


Phyllis Malone 1st Ann; Patsy Harrison.
Next Sat 10.30 a.m. Ciaran Kinney (MM).  Kevin Kirk (Anni).  (Mass in the Church)
Next Sunday 11.00 a.m. Kevin and Bridget Reilly and D.F.M.  Kevin Tumulty (Anni).   Eddie Thompson, Edinburgh (1st Anni).  Cissie and Owen Murphy (Anni).
Sunday 10.00 a.m. John Mc Ardle; Lawrence and Philomena Sutherland.  Maura, Tommy and Peter Dullaghan.
Next Friday 7.30 p.m. Patrick and Margaret Thornton (Anni).  Deceased members of Thornton and Carry families.
Next Sunday 10.00 a.m.  
Saturday  6.00 p.m. Daniel Doyle (MM) Mark Faulkner; Christy, Philomena and Paul Murtagh; Peadar McEneaney Jnr.  Martin Mulligan.
Sunday 12 noon Joan and Andy Gallagher, Rose and Peter Kelly and DFM of the Gallagher and Curtis Families. Seamus, Sheila, James and Ena Gordon.  Joe and Nan Keenan and DFM.  Nancy, Eamon and their son Robert  Gordon.
Monday  7.00 p.m. Paddy and Phylis Rice (Ann)
Tuesday 10.00 a.m.  
Wednesday 10.00 a.m. Special Intention
Thursday 10:00 a.m.  
Friday 10.00 a.m.  
Next Sat 6.00 p.m.  
Sunday 12:00 p.m. Terry and Amy Kelly.  Pat and Rose Brennan.
Saturday 7.30 p.m. Patrick Eileen and Niall Smith; Tomas and Eileen Mullally and DFM.
Next Sat 7:30 pm