Newsboard – 02/06/2024


OUR PRIESTS: Fr. Vinod Kurian  Fr.Oliver Stansfield


WEEKLY ENVELOPES: – Your contribution last week towards the upkeep of our Parish:- Castletown €353.10 Kilcurry €466.10 Brid-a-Chrin €350.06 Faughart €170.70 Non-Envelope €588.00  Castletown Cemetary €588.98  Young Priests €694.30.


WE PRAY FOR THE HAPPY REPOSE OF: Thomas O’ Connor who died during the week.  May he rest in peace.

CONGRATULATIONS: To the children from Scoil Phadraig Naofa, Kilcurry and Faughart Community National School who received their First Holy Communion.

CONGRATULATIONS: To Vincent Roe and Racheal Doran who were married recently.

SAVE THE DATE: Joe Mellon, our Sacristan of St. Joseph’s, Castletown will be retiring this year after 25 years. Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop Eamon Martin on Monday evening 29th July at 7pm in St. Joseph’s Church, who will be presenting him with the St. Patrick’s Medal for his years of service. All welcome.

CAMINO 2024: Fr. Vinod will walk the Camino Primitive in 12 days commencing August 1st to raise funds for the upgrade of the Church carpark and the graveyard pathways at St. Joseph’s Castletown.

ANNUAL NOVENA IN HONOUR OF SAINT JUDE: Calvary Omeath,  From Sunday 2nd June 2024 to Sunday 9th June 2024. Mass each evening at 7.00pm. Healing Mass on Sunday 9th June @ 7.00pm. This year the celebrants are Fr. Oliver Stansfield I.C and Fr. Wilhad Shayo.

MARY’S SUPREME APOSTOLATE: Mass for Healing for those who are suicidal, and for those who have lost loved ones by suicide, to be offered at St. Joseph’s Castletown, on Friday 7th June at 6:00pm.

MISSIONARY SISTERS: 2nd Collection this weekend for Mission Awareness after communion. We welcome the sisters of Our Lady of Apostles to our Parish this weekend 1st/2nd of June, to promote Mission Awareness at all Masses.

FAUGHART LOURDES COMMITTEE: Thanks to Aileen McBride, Kevin McBride and David Keenan for their continued support for us while setting out on our Pilgrimage to Lourdes, and also receiving us on our homeward journey. Congratulations to Bernadette Campbell on receiving award 10yr Bronze Medal for Volunteering her nursing services. Sincere thanks for donation of €500 to our Lourdes Fund.


BLESSING OF THE GRAVES: Kilcurry Sunday 2nd June at 7.30pm, Castletown (Old) Thursday 6th June at 7.30pm, Bridge-A-Crinn Sunday 9th June at 7.30pm, Kane Tuesday 11th June at 7.30pm, Urnai Wednesday 12th June at 7.30pm, Faughart 13th June at 7.30pm. PLEASE BRING HOLY WATER.

  1. VINCENT DE PAUL COLLECTION: Changed to next weekend 8th and 9th June.


Sunday 11.00a.m Margaret Kearney, John and Susan Quinn and DFM, John Haughey 1st Ann, Thomas Reilly. Malachy Begley.
Next Sunday 11.00a.m


Benny Garland (MM).
Sunday 10.00a.m Stephen, Geraldine and Samantha Lynch, DFM of Kilkenny family, Jim Mc Veigh (Ann)
Friday 7.30 p.m. Alan Farrelly, Fiona Patterson, Michael, Bridie & Michael Jnr Farrelly, Tommy & Mary Flood.
Next Sunday 10.00a.m Frank & Florie Harvey (Ann).
Saturday  6.00 p.m. Teresa Connolly (4th Ann)
Sunday 12 noon  
Monday  7.00 p.m. No Mass
Tuesday 10.00 a.m.  
Wednesday 10.00 a.m.  
Thursday 10:00 a.m.  
Friday 10.00a.m. Peter and Katie Donnelly & daughters Briege & Anne (Late of Tateetra)
Next Sat 6.00 p.m. Patricia & Ann Crilly Oliver Hand and DFM.
Sunday 12:00noon  
Saturday 7.30 p.m. John, Annie and Sean Campbell (Ann), Baby Seamus Casey.
Next Sat 7.30 p.m.