Parish Newsletter – 21st March 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: Sr. Aloysius Lynch, Mooncoin & formely Kippagh

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 20th March:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. James & Kathy Twohig, Aunagloor
Cullen Vigil 8.00 p.m. Margaret Enright, Freemount

Sunday 21st March:
Millstreet 8.30 a.m. Denny Twomey, The Bridge
Ballydaly 9.30 a.m.
Cullen 10.30 a.m. Con O’Sullivan, Lyreaoune
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Abby McCarthy, Millstreet & Cork

Anniversaries: John & Danny Buckley, Balyvouskill, Michael O’Mahony, Ballydaly & Millstreet, Christy Fitzgerald, Macroom Road, John Drohan, Mooncoin, Clare Casey, Bagenalstown, Harry Dimmock, Aubane & London, Batt O’Keeffe, 12 Clara Road, Mrs Nora Coffey, Macroom Road, Michael O’Crowley, Clonakilty, Andrew Lynch, Ballydaly, May O’Shea, Muckross, Nora Rea, Kilcorney, Jer & Kathleen Casey, Cloghoula, Jim Kelleher, Drishane Road,

Mass Intentions for next week-end: Palm Sunday

Saturday 27th March:
Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Dan & Elizabeth Creedon, Cloghoula
Cullen 8.00 p.m. Timmy O’Sullivan Lisnaboy & Ballydaly

Sunday 28th March:
Millstreet 8.30 a.m. Margaret Looney, Claraghatlea
Ballydaly 9.30 a.m.
Cullen 10.30 am. George & Kathleen Forde, Lislehane
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Michael O’Leary, Clara Road

Parish Capital Collection last weekend: €2,690.50 Thanks.

Millstreet Church: Usual Mass at 10.00 a.m. each day, unless there is a funeral. Mass on Friday at 7.30 p.m. for Andrew Lynch, Ballydaly. It will be preceded by Stations of the Cross at 7.00p.m.. Mass on Saturday morning for Nora Rea, Kilcorney at 10.00 a.m.

Ballydaly Church: Lenten Mass on Tuesday as usual at 7.30 p.m.

CULLEN CHURCH: Masses on Monday at 7.30p.m. Mary O’Mahony, Meenagloherane, Tuesday 7.30 p.m. Nora & Dan O’Leary, Ummeraboy, Wednesday 10.00 a.m. & Friday at 7.30 p.m. Stations of the Cross: immediately after Saturday Night Mass during Lent.

Spring Station / Easter Dues: We wish to thank those who have already handed in their Spring / Easter Dues – be it on the plate or into the Parish Office. That is the GREEN ENVELOPE in your Parish Envelopes Box. Should you not have a Parish Box there are spare Spring / Easter Green Envelopes at the back of the church. Many thanks for your support.

    Rotas for Next Weekend 27th / 28th March
    Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Deirdre Meade Group E
    8.30 a.m. Martina Kelleher
    11.30 a.m. Ronan Galvin
    Ballydaly 9.30 a.m. Ann Marie Murphy Team E
    Cullen 8.00 p.m. Brian Kelleher Group C
    10.30 a.m. Julianne Forde

Millstreet Family & Fun Day on Easter Sunday for the parish: Stewards are required to help with running the event in the Green Glens. If you can help please come to an ‘Organizing Meeting’ on Thursday next in the Presentation Room, Parish Centre, Millstreet Church at 8.30 p.m. or contact Johnny Hickey 087-2385656 or Dan O’Riordan 087-2452569.

New Parish Envelopes Boxes: due at the beginning of next month will be distributed during the coming week. If you are not already registered please inform the Parish Office and we will be delighted to send them to you. Many thanks.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: will begin in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Millstreet Church on Wednesday next, March 24th from 10.30 a.m. to 8.30 p.m. Enter via the outside door. Many thanks to you who have offered to join the Rota. There are still a few vacancies in time slots. Should you have time and are willing to participate please write your name, tel. no. and time of preference into Special Adoration Book at the back of the church.

    • Community Notices
  • Millstreet I.C.A. are holding an ‘Irish Night’ in the GAA Hall, on Tuesday, 23rd March at 8.00 p.m. All members are asked to attend as an important vote will be taken.
  • Coffee Morning for Daffodil day: G.A.A Hall on Friday next (March 26th ) from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 a.m. All are welcome.
  • Afternoon of Prayer: for healing in Banteer Community Centre on Sunday 28th March at 2.30 p.m. with the Gray Friars and John Delaney.

Millstreet Parish Capital Fund Draw
In conjunction with the Millstreet Vintage Family Fun Day in the Green Glens on Easter Sunday, a Grand Draw will take place to help alleviate the Parish €2.6 million debt. The prizes are as follows thanks to the Sponsors:
1. Holiday to the value of €1,000 in association with O’Driscoll Travel.
2. Flat screen TV sponsored by McCarthy TV & Electrical, Millstreet.
3. Lap top computer sponsored by O’Regan Mills, Millstreet.
4. 18 holes of Golf for 4 persons sponsored by Killarney Golf Club.
5. Weekend away in Towers Hotel, sponsored by Munster Joinery.
6. IPod sponsored by Guerin Electrical, Newmarket.
7. Tyres to the value of €250 sponsored by O’Hanlon Tyres.
8. Domestic vacuum cleaner sponsored by Michael O’Sullivan Electrical
9. Mobile phone sponsored by Hickey Communications Cullen.
10. 3 course meal for 2 persons sponsored by Wallis Arms Hotel.
Tickets €2 each or a book for €5. This weekend we invite you to take home a bundle of 10 books to sell to friends & neighbours. They are available from our Committee Members at the back of the Church today. We would really appreciate your help in distributing the tickets far & wide and return as soon as possible. Milebuiochas

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