Parish Newsletter 28th Feb 2010


second SUNDAY of lent

28th 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:


Denis Long, Knocknaloman, Rathmore

Mary O’Mahony, Meenagloherane, Cullen

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 27th February:

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

Cullen Vigil 8.00 p.m. Pansy Murphy, Laxeye

Sunday 28th February:

Millstreet 8.30 a.m. Maureen Moran, Ballyvouskil

Ballydaly 9.30 a.m.

Cullen 10.30 a.m. Catherine Duggan, Lisnaboy &

Kathleen Cronin, Caherbarnagh

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

Anniversaries: Tim Healy, Dooneen; Madge Kelleher, Aubane;

Timothy & Mary Dineen, Carrigacoleen; Margaret, William & The Radley Family, Minor Row; Jeremiah & Margaret Corkery, Adrivale.

Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 6th March:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Nellie Corcoran, Dooneen

Cullen 8.00 p.m. James & Catherine O’Connor – Kilcummin

Sunday 7th March:

Millstreet 8.30 a.m.

Ballydaly 9.30 a.m.

Cullen 10.30 am. Hannah Fleming, Mologhroe (Month’s Mind) &

Kitty Fleming, Mologhroe & London

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Seanie Murphy, Cloughoulabeg

Parish Capital Collection last weekend: €3,143.65 Thanks.

Millstreet Church: Usual Mass at 10.00 each morning, unless there is a funeral. Stations of the Cross on Friday (5th March) at 7.00p.m. followed by Mass at 7.30p.m. for Kathleen Corcoran, Dooneen (Month’s mind).

Mass on Tuesday (2nd) for Ellen Murphy & Eileen Duggan, West End.

Mass on Saturday (6th) for Maura Dowling, Murphy’s Terrace (Month’s Mind)

CULLEN CHURCH: Masses during the coming week:

Monday (1st), Tuesday (2nd): Mass at 7.30p.m.

Wednesday (3rd): Mass at 10.00a.m

Friday (5th): 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 6th/7th March







6.30 p.m.

Joe Kelly

Group A

8.30 a.m.

Dr. Pat Casey

11.30 a.m.

Jerry Doody


9.30 a.m.

Una O’Connor

Team A


8.00 p.m.

Liam Fitzgerald

Group D

10.30 a.m.

Eileen Ryan

BALLYDALY CHURCH: Lenten Mass on Tuesday (2nd) at 7.30p.m.

DO THIS IN MEMORY OF ME: The fifth night of the special parish based programme for parents and children preparing for First Holy Communion is taking place at the Vigil mass in both Millstreet and Cullen next Saturday (6th) and in Ballydaly on Sunday (7th). All children and parents doing the programme are invited to attend.

COMMUNION CALLS TO THE SICK AND HOUSEBOUND: The usual calls to the Sick & Housebound will take place at the usual times on Thursday and Friday. Should anybody else wish to have a visit, just give us a call, we are only too delighted.


CULLEN STATION AREA MEETING: For all Cullen areas on Tuesday (2nd) March at 8.00p.m. in Community Centre. A representative from each household would be appreciated.

Community Notices

v MILLSTREET ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE: 17th March at 5.00p.m.

v COMMUNITY COUNCIL SOCIAL AWARDS: Friday 12th March in The Wallis Arms.

v CULLEN NATIONAL SCHOOL: Parents/guardians of a child with special needs entering Cullen National School 2010-2011. Please contact the school (79201) between 11.30 & 3.00p.m. on Thursday (4th) or Friday (5th) March.

v AIB BETTER IRELAND PROGRAMME: Please support our local Presentation National School by texting: MILLSTREET. Followed by “A” to 53103.

v BLOOD DONOR CLINIC: Wednesday 3rd March in Millstreet GAA Hall from 3.00 – 5.00p.m. and 7.00p.m. – 9.00p.m.

v MILLSTREET COMMUNITY SCHOOL TRANSITION YEARS: “Sleep out” Monday 1st March from 7.00p.m. to Tuesday 2nd March at 7am. Outside Millstreet Church to raise awareness of Trocaire’s Lenten Campaign

v MILLSTREET DEVELOPMENT GROUP: Meeting Monday 1st March at 9.00p.m. in the Wallis Arms. Open to everyone.

v MILLSTREET VINTAGE AND FAMILY FUN DAY: Easter Sunday 4th April, 2010. If you are involved in arts and crafts and would like to exhibit at this event please contact the Secretary Dan O’Riordan (029) 70231 or (087) 2452569.

v CONGRATULATIONS: to James & Donal Linehan, Alana Barry, Kelly Murphy and Cian Dennehy who captured the Scor Na N-Og All Ireland Title in instrumental music in Athlone last weekend. Well done to all involved!

v THANK YOU – The Directors & Management of the Canon O’Donovan Centre thank you for your generous support of their Church Gate Collection last weekend.

wondering does anyone have a contact no of who`s in charge on Sunday or who I could contact about having a stall there

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