Parish Newsletter – 15 Nov 09

The Thirty-Third Sunday in ordinary time

15th November, 2009

Fr. Declan O’Connor P.P. Fr. David Gunn C.C. & Fr. Micheál Manning A.P.

Tel Nos. Millstreet  029-70043  /  Cullen  029-79028   / Mobile  087-7752948

Email:  <email>



10.00a.m-1.00p.m. & 2.00p.m-5.00p.m

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time, and for those for whom masses will be offered during the week:

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday, November 14th:
Millstreet Vigil 7.30 p.m.                   Aidan Burke, Drishanemore
Cullen Vigil      7.30 p.m.                     Michael & Margaret Murphy, Rathcoole,

Sunday, November 15th:
Millstreet   8.30 a.m.                            Dan O’Leary, Clara Road (Month’s Mind)
Ballydaly   9.30 a.m.                             James & Hannah O’Sullivan, Tubber
Cullen      10.30 a.m.                            Hannah Mary & Derek O’Sullivan, Derragh
Millstreet 11.00 a.m.                            Mary O’Regan, Station Road & Hannah O’Regan Main St.


Hannah Tarrant, Liscreagh
Ann Bran, Las Vegas & Novohaldaly
Timmy John O’Riordan, Ahane
John (Jack) Harrington, Cloughoulabeg
Kitty O’Riordan, Knocknakilla
Michael O’Connor (Mick Hugh) Mologhroe


Saturday, November 22nd:
Millstreet 7.30 p.m.                              Joan & Jack Healy, Minor Row
Cullen      7.30 p.m.                              Eileen Moynihan, Coalpits

Sunday, November 23rd:
Millstreet 8.30 a.m.                              Mary Guiney, Drishane Road
Ballydaly 9.30 a.m.
Cullen 10.30 am                                  Joan Corbett & deceased members of the Corbett Family, Knocknageeha
Millstreet 11.00 a.m.                            Peg Dunne, Murphy’s Terrace

Parish Capital Collection last weekend:  €3,395.62. Thanks.

Millstreet Church: Usual Mass at 10.00 each morning, unless there is a funeral. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament on Friday (20th November) at 7.00p.m. followed by Mass at 7.30p.m. for the Holy Souls and those on November Lists. At this Mass we extend a special welcome to the families of the 33 parishioners who died during the past 12 months. All are welcome.


Wednesday (18th):             Mass for Holy Souls and those on November Lists

Friday (20th):                      Jeremiah Fitzgerald, Knocknageeha

MILLSTREET CHURCH ALTAR SOCIETY for 22nd & 29th November: Group B

Rotas for Next Weekend November 21st/22nd





7.30 p.m. Padraig Creedon Group C
8.30  a.m. Liam Flynn
11.00  a.m. Eileen Cotter


9.30 a.m. Josephine Murphy Team A


7.30 p.m. Carmel Fleming Group A
10.30 a.m. Dominic Cronin

DO THIS IN MEMORY OF ME:  The second night of the special parish based programme    for parents and children preparing for First Holy Communion, May 2010, is taking place at the Vigil Masses in both Millstreet and Cullen next weekend (Saturday 21st) and in Ballydaly on Sunday morning (22nd).  All children and parents doing the programme are invited to attend.
Community Notices
v      Clara news notes:  All notes for next edition of Clara News should be with the editor by next Friday 20th November.

v      Aware SUPPORT GROUP: Meetings recommencing on Tuesday (17th Nov) in James O’Keeffe Memorial Centre, Newmarket at 8.00p.m.

v      ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: Friends & Parents Association of Rathudane N.S. will take place at the school on Monday (23rd Nov) at 8.00p.m. All welcome.

v      AL-Anon family group:  Information meeting on Monday (30th Nov) at 8.30p.m. in Millstreet GAA Hall.  Open to the public.

v      cullen young at heart:  Christmas Mass & Party December 4th at 6.30p.m. in Community Centre

v      Cullen special needs association: Christmas Mass & party on December 12th at 1.30p.m. in Community Centre.

v      afternOon of prayer:  on Sunday next at 3.00p.m. in Rathmore Church.

v      AIB BETTER IRELAND Programme: Details for eligible groups on

v      presentation national school:  invite you to an open day on Sunday next (22nd Nov) between 11.30-2.00p.m. to view the new Nano Nagle Extension at the school.

v      Millstreet Gramophone Circle:  Friday next (20th November) at 8.15p.m. in the Canon O’Donovan Centre. This month is listener’s choice.

v      MILLSTREET I.C.A.:  This month’s meeting deferred until Tuesday 24th.

v       “The Cry of the earth” is a pastoral reflection on climate change from the Irish Catholic Bishop’s Conference. Limited copies are available at the back of the Church and further details are on the diocesan website:

“Sounds of Advent” – 29th November at 7:30pm

Tickets for our forthcoming “Sounds of Advent” will be on sale after each mass this weekend outside Millstreet Church. Tickets are €20 and all proceeds are for our Church Restoration Fund. This promises to be a very pleasant evening of quality choral song and misuc, setting the mood as we prepare for Christmas. Tickets are also available at Guerins Shop, Ballydaly and in the Sacristty of Cullen Church after each Mass

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