Parish Newsletter 21st Feb 2010

First Sunday of Lent – 21st 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:

RECENT DEATHS: John Mullane, Coolikerane

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 20th Feb:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Patsy McSweeney, Ballinkeane & Rathcoole
Cullen Vigil 8.00 p.m. Denis & Pat Joe Murphy, Coolinarne

Sunday 21st Feb:

Millstreet 8.30 a.m. Margaret Tarrant, Cloughoula

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

Cullen 10.30 a.m. John J. Murphy, Lisnaboy

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


Ned & Mary O’Sullivan, Glenleigh; Seanie Murphy, Cloughoulabeg;

Joe Buckley, Ballinatona; Michael Desmond, Glenleigh; Nora Buckley, Kilmeedy;

Daniel & Mamie Healy, Cloughoulabeg; Deceased members of Buckley Family.

Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 27th Feb:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. John & Mary Weir, Ballymakeera

Cullen 8.00 p.m. Pansy Murphy, Laxeye

Sunday 28th Feb:

Millstreet 8.30 a.m. Maureen Moran, Ballyvouskil

Ballydaly 9.30 a.m.

Cullen 10.30 am. Catherine Duggan, Lisnaboy

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Hanna-Mary Dennehy, Coomlogane

Parish Capital Collection last weekend: €4,739.50 Thanks.

Millstreet Church: Usual Mass at 10.00 each morning, unless there is a funeral. Mass on Wednesday (24th) for Michael Desmond, Glenleigh.

Stations of the Cross on Friday (26th) at 7.00p.m. followed by Mass at 7.30p.m. for Daniel & Mamie Healy, Cloughoulamore.

CULLEN CHURCH: Masses during the coming week:

Monday (22nd), Tuesday (23rd): Mass at 7.30p.m.

Wednesday (24th): Mass at 10.00a.m.

Friday (26th): Mass at 7.30p.m.

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

Rotas for Next Weekend 27th/28th February
Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Donal Cowman Group E
8.30 a.m. Raymond Gilbourne
11.30 a.m. Bernie Lane
Ballydaly 9.30 a.m. Denis O’Brien Team F
Cullen 8.00 p.m. Catriona Ring Group C
10.30 a.m. Annabell O’Sullivan

BALLYDALY CHURCH: Lenten Mass on Tuesday (23rd) at 7.30p.m.

MILLSTREET CHURCH ALTAR SOCIETY for Feb 28th & March 7th Group D


Two meetings will take place this week to discuss and plan Stations for the next number of years in the Aubane and Millstreet areas.

1. Meeting for Aubane areas on Tuesday night (23rd) in Aubane School at 8.30p.m. This meeting will cover: Aubane West, Mushera, Lackadota, Aubane East & Toorenbawn.

2. Meeting for Millstreet areas on Wednesday night (24th) in Parish Centre at 8.30p.m. This meeting will cover: Pound Hill, Church Street, Murphy’s Terrace, Liscahane, Old Coach Drive, Tanyard, Dromnahilla, Drishanemore, Lackabawn, Woodland Drive and Tanyard Wood, The Bridge, Mill View, Main Street, The Square, Minor Row, Fairfield Rise, Drishane View, West End, Mill Road, Ducon Road, Station Road & Knocknapogue; Doonen; Drishanebeg, Killowen & Ballinkeane; Claraghatela, Coomlogane & Inchileagh; Claramore, Clarabeg & Direen; Cockhill, Coolmore & Coolinaree; Aunagloor, Feirm & Liscreagh; Dromsicane & Flintfield; Tullig & Gurraneduff.

A representative from each household would be much appreciated.

Community Notices
MILLSTREET COMMUNITY COUNCIL: Social & Awards on Friday 12th March

Meeting to organise St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Tuesday (23rd) at 9.00p.m. in The Wallis Arms. Volunteers needed.

AGM for Ballydaly Hall on Tuesday (23rd) at 8.30p.m. All welcome

CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS: Sponsored annual weigh-in continues every Monday night. Aerobics at 8.00p.m. followed by music & dancing.

RATHMORE PANTOMIME: “Snow White and the Seven Big Dwarfs” on Saturday (20th) at 8.00.m.; Sunday (21st) at 2.45p.m and Thursday (25th) at 8.00p.m.

KERRY DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA: 10th-17th May, 2010. Spiritual Director Fr. Noel Spring. Details from Premier Travel (021) 4277700.

CULLEN HEART RESPONSE UNIT: There is now a defibrillator situated on the wall at Hickey Communications, Cullen. There is a combination lock on the case of the defibrillator and the number for this together with telephone numbers is available from the following: The Sacristy Cullen Church; Patsy’s Hair Salon; Quickbites Fast Food; Flemings Bar; The Araglin Bar; Post Office, O’Murchu’s Shop; The Co-op (creamery) and Midway Shop. The Committee sincerely thank everyone who assisted with fundraising for this life saving equipment.

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