Newsboard – 08/10/2023


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

Deacon George Kingsnorth:

Forkhill: Fr. Elmyn Mc Ginn 04830888286,

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: €218.10 Kilcurry: €420.00 Brid-a-Chrin: €185.52 Faughart: €215.00 Non-Envelope: €590.00

WELCOME INTO OUR CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY: Emilia Mae Lewis Clarke, James Thomas Corrway-Hinchey and Oisin Gerard Kilgariff, who were baptised last weekend.

WE PRAY FOR THE HAPPY REPOSE OF: Theresa Woods, May she rest in peace.

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.

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

HOLY SOULS: Envelopes are available in all churches this weekend, as we remember our deceased family members for the month of November. Complete your list together with your donation and return to the Parochial house or the Church.

COME AND LISTEN: You are warmly invited to come to a serious of talks at Scoil Eoin Baiste Primary School in Fatima every Monday and Thursday.  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.

MISSION SUNDAY COLLECTION: Second collection after communion on Saturday and Sunday 21st & 22nd October at all Churches

FAUGHART SOCIAL GROUP: are having Ceol agus Craic on Monday evening at 7:30pm in Kilcurry Resource Centre.


SOLEMN NOVENA TO ST. GERARD MAJELLA: 8th to 16th October in Redemptorist Church. Mass times: Sunday: 7:00am, 9:30, 11:00, 12:30pm, 4:30, 6:00, 7:30, and 9:00pm, Weekdays: 7:00am, 9:30, 11:00, 1:10pm, 4:30, 6:00, 7:30, and 9:00pm. Last session every night will be in Candlelight. Confessors available every day except Sunday.


Sunday 11.00 a.m.


Kevin and Bridget Reilly and D.F.M.  Kevin Tumulty (Ann), Eddie Thompson, Edinburgh (1st Ann).  Cissie and Owen Murphy (Ann).
Next Sat 10.30 a.m. Mass in the Parochial House
Next Sunday 11.00 a.m. Michelle Flynn, Matt Flynn,

Norah (Norrie) McCoy

Sunday 10.00 a.m.  
Next Friday 7.30 p.m. Fr. Bernard Hughes, James & Tom McCann, Margaret & Jimmy Flynn.
Next Sunday 10.00 a.m. Patricia McShane (Ann).
Saturday  6.00 p.m. Sean Duffy (Ann).
Sunday 12 noon Terry and Amy Kelly.  Pat and Rose Brennan and DFM.
Monday  7.00 p.m. Barney Malone
Tuesday 10.00 a.m.  
Wednesday 10.00 a.m.  
Thursday 10:00 a.m. Des and Kitty O’Callaghan
Friday 10.00 a.m.  
Next Sat 6.00 p.m.  
Sunday 12:00 p.m. Pat & Rose Brennan & DFM, Johnny, Margaret & Jim McArdle. James & Rosie Mellon, Jim Quigley(4th Ann).
Saturday 7.30 p.m. Una Begley (Ann)
Next Sat 7:30 pm Willie Quigley (5th Ann), Pat & Eileen Roe and DFM, Jimmy & Cissie Flynn and DFM.