Parish Newsletter 18th July 2010

Parish Newsletter for Ballydaly, Cullen and Millstreet

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 18th JULY, 2010

Fr. Declan O’Connor P.P. Tel Nos. Millstreet  029-70043  / Mobile 087-7752948

Email:  <email>

Parish Office Opening Hours:

Monday-Tuesday-Friday 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: Jerry Wyse, Togher, Cork

Margaret O’Connor, Gneeveguilla

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 17th July:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  John & Mary Ellen Radley, The Square  

Cullen Vigil      8.00 p.m. Michael Moynihan, Coalpits

Sunday 18th July:

Millstreet   8.30 a.m.                          Breda Hickey, Claraghatlea

Ballydaly   9.30 a.m. Joan Guerin, Knocknagullane

Cullen      10.30 a.m. Peter Cronin, Knockduff

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. John McAuliffe, Aunagloor

Anniversaries:                             Bridgie & John O’Leary, Gortavehy; Dermot Cronin, Kilmeedy; Pat Joe Lehane & J.J. Lehane, Minor Row; Peggy O’Sullivan, Liscahane; Sheila Casey, Clara; Nora Cronin, Church Street; Charlie Murphy, Waterville; Mary O’Sullivan, Knocknageeha.

Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 24th July:

Millstreet   6.30 p.m. Denis Kelleher, Clondrohid

Cullen         8.00 p.m. Jamie Anton Walsh, Meanegloherane

Sunday 25th July:

Millstreet    8.30 a.m. Gillian Hartnett, Clara Road

Ballydaly    9.30 a.m. Catherine Holmes (nee O’Sullivan), Claraghatlea Cullen       10.30 am. Kathleen O’Keeffe, Knocknashinnagh

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Matt Cleary, Murphy’s Terrace

Parish Capital Collection last weekend: €2,933.02. Thanks.

Millstreet Church: Usual Mass at 10.00 each morning, unless there is a funeral. There will be no Mass on Friday evening (23rd) at 7.30p.m.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Wednesday from 10.30a.m. to 8.30p.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Millstreet.  Feel free to drop in and pray in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament at any time that suits you.

CULLEN CHURCH:  There will be no Mass during this week in Cullen.

Mass on Saturday night next (24th) will be in Irish in honour of St. Laiterain.

Rotas for Next Weekend 24th/25th July





6.30 p.m. Margaret Kelleher Team C

8.30  a.m. Raymond Gilbourne
11.30  a.m. Rosemary Kelleher


9.30 a.m. Deirdre McAuliffe Team F


8.00 p.m. Maighréad Ni Iarlaithe

Hannah Kelleher

Group A
10.30 a.m. Dominic Cronin

DIOCESAN COLLECTION FOR SICK & RETIRED PRIESTS: Sincere thanks to all who supported our annual Diocesan Collection.  Total amount contributed: €2,180.00

DONATIONS FOR FR. DAVID GUNN’S FAREWELL NIGHT:  A box will be available at the back of Cullen Church this weekend (24th/25th) and next weekend (31st/1st).  Put your donation in an envelope and put in box during Mass times only.  A box will also be available in the Creamery Store.

Community Notices

v      MILLSTREET HOSPITAL FUND: Church Gate Collections will be held in Ballydaly & Cullen on Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th July.

v      CULLEN SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION: Meeting on Monday night at 8.00p.m

v      CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION:  12th Annual Vintage Rally & Old Time Threshing on Sunday 25th July (Laitiarain Sunday) in Cullen GAA Grounds.  Further details next weekend of side shows, etc.

v      THE CHRIS PARDOE MEMORIAL CLASSIC VINTAGE CAR RUN:  Sunday 18th July, 2010, will be stopping at Millstreet Country Park between 1.30-3.30p.m.

v      BLOOD DONATION CLINIC: In Millstreet GAA Hall on Wednesday 21st July between 5.30p.m. – 9.00p.m.

v      KERRY 8 NIGHT PILGRIMAGE: Budapest, Vienna & Salzburg. 13th -21st September, 2010.  Contact Maureen Harty for further details on (066) 7131328.

v      MILLSTREET LIBRARY:  Upcoming workshops:  “Box of Butterflies” Thursday afternoons in July & August (between 3.00-4.00p.m.) help to create a unique piece of art to be hung in the library.  Felt Making Techniques – 22nd & 29th July.  Contact Breda at 21920 for further details as places are limited.


This weekend we sadly say farewell to both Fr. Declan O’Connor & Fr. David Gunn, who are leaving us.  Fr. David will be taking up his new post as Parish Priest of Ballinskelligs and Fr. Declan will be Parish Priest of Listowel.  We thank them both for the service they have given to the community while here.  Now a Cork man is going to replace these two Kerry men! On Wednesday next (21st July) Fr. John Fitzgerald who was Parish Priest of Abbeydorney will take up his appointment in Millstreet. We take this opportunity to wish them all every blessing for the future.

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