Parish Newsletter 14th Feb 2010

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time. 14th February, 2010
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:


Kathleen O’Sullivan, Mitchelstown

Eileen Byrne (nee O’Sullivan) late of Killowen & Hacketstown, Co. Carlow

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday Feb 13th:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Pat & Nora Horgan, Ballydaly

Cullen Vigil 8.00 p.m. Margaret O’Connor, Novohal

Sunday Feb 14th:

Millstreet 8.30 a.m. James & Julia Cotter, Mill View &

Kitty McCarthy, Donoughmore

Ballydaly 9.30 a.m. Sheila Healy, Rathduane

Cullen 10.30 a.m.

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Donal & Nora Murphy, Killarney Road


Bridget Burke, Murphy’s Terrace; Mary Horgan (nee Murphy) Millstreet & Cork;

Con, Hanna & John Dennehy, Murphy’s Terrace; Denis Kelleher, Ballyvourney;

Mary & Dan Joe McSweeney, Knocknageeha; Parkie Coffey, Church Street.

Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday Feb 20th:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Patsy McSweeney, Ballinkeane & Rathcoole

Cullen 8.00 p.m. Denis & Pat Joe Murphy, Coolinarne

Sunday Feb 21st:

Millstreet 8.30 a.m.

Ballydaly 9.30 a.m. Patrick & Mick Cronin, Rathduane

Cullen 10.30 am. John J. Murphy, Lisnaboy

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Tim & Agnes Kiely, The Bridge

Parish Capital Collection last weekend: €4,909.00 Thanks.

LOURDES HELPERS COLLECTION: Many thanks for your generosity towards the Lourdes Collection last weekend which amounted to €1,393.00

Millstreet Church: Usual Mass at 10.00 each morning, unless there is a funeral. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament on Friday (19th) at 7.00p.m. followed by Mass at 7.30p.m. for Con, Hanna & John Dennehy, Murphy’s Terrace

BALLYDALY CHURCH: Friday 19th: Month’s Mind Mass for Lily Guerin at 8.30p.m

Rotas for Next Weekend 20th/21st February
Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Deirdre Meade Group D
8.30 a.m. Mary Ita Cronin
11.30 a.m. Veronica Lyons
Ballydaly 9.30 a.m. Eileen Guerin Team E
Cullen 8.00 p.m. Kate Mary Cremin Group B
10.30 a.m. Noreen Meade

ash wednesday: Wednesday next (Feb 17th) is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. It is a day of fast and abstinence. Mass with the distribution of blessed Ashes will take place in Millstreet Church at the 10.00a.m Mass and again at 7.00p.m. In Ballydaly Church at 8.00p.m. and in Cullen Church at 7.30p.m.

LENTEN TROCAIRE BOXES: Please take home a Trocaire Box with you, which are available at the back of each of the churches.

CULLEN CHURCH: Masses during the coming week:

Monday (15th), Tuesday (16th), & Ash Wednesday (17th): Mass at 7.30p.m.

Friday (19th): Mass at 7.30p.m. for Denis, Catherine & John Desmond, Liscahane

Stations of the Cross will take place immediately after Saturday night Mass in Cullen during Lent.

STATION MEETING: To discuss and plan Stations for the next number of years in the Cloughoula area will take place on Thursday night next (18th) at 8.30p.m in Cloughoula School. This meeting will cover: Kilmeedy, Carrigleigh, Cloughoulamore, Knocknakilla, Cloughoulabeg, Willowbrook, Gneeves, Adrivale, Curracahill, Curragh, Ballinatona, Ballyvouskill, Carrigacooleen & Cahirdowney.

Community Notices

CLARA NEWS: Notes for next edition to be with editor by Friday 19th February.

MILLSTREET DAY CARE CENTRE: Annual Church Gate Collection on next weekend February 20th & 21st in Millstreet, Ballydaly, Cullen & Dromagh.

CULLEN COMMUNITY CENTRE: Open meeting to discuss renovations on Wednesday night 8.30p.m. Everyone welcome

COFFEE MORNING: In aid of Church Restoration Fund, Haiti & Baby Jacob on Friday 26th Feb in GAA Hall between 9.00 & 2.00p.m.

COMMUNITY COUNCIL: Meeting re social in Wallis Arms Tuesday (16th) at 8.30p.m.

v COUNTY IFA: Meeting in Bru Columbanus Cork on Tuesday night at 8.30p.m.

MILLSTREET GRAMOPHONE CIRCLE: This month’s presentation takes place on Friday 19th Feb at 8.15p.m. in the Canon O’Donovan Centre. This month’s presenter is Rita Scannel from Killeagh. All are very welcome.

MILLSTREET ICA: Tuesday night 16th Feb in Millstreet GAA Hall at 8.00p.m. Colette Vaughan of Newmarket Social Welfare Department will be guest speaker.

THANK YOU FROM FR. GERARD O’LEARY: A sincere thank you to all the people of the Parish for their generosity and support, and a special thanks to those who organised, contributed and supported the presentations. It was deeply appreciated.


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