Parish Newsletter – 3rd October 2010


Twenty Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time – 3rd October, 2010

Fr. John Fitzgerald P.P. Tel Nos. Millstreet  029-70043  / Mobile 087-7752948

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MONDAY-TUESDAY- WEDNESDAY-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:

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 2nd October:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Eily, Julia & Christy Kelleher, Kilmeedy  

Sunday 3rd October:

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.

Cullen      10.15 a.m. Peggy & Willie Joe O’Keeffe, Knockduff

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Dan Cronin, Pound Hill

Anniversaries:                             Nora Dennehy, Gneeves; Jean Slater (nee O’Crowley) Cheshire & Clonakilty; Mary Dineen, Laharn; Diarmuid Kelleher, Tullig; Catriona Foley, Cork & Lisnaboy; Ellen O’Riordan, Tullig.

Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 9th October:

Millstreet   6.30 p.m. Eily May Hickey, Main Street

Sunday 10th October:

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m. Dan Guerin, The Shop, Ballydaly

Cullen       10.15 am. Bridie Herlihy, Glountane

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Martin Moran, Ballyvouskil

Parish Capital Collection last weekend: €2,767.00 Thanks.

Millstreet Church: Mass on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday   10.00a.m., unless there is a funeral.

There will be no Mass on Friday 8th October.

Mass on Saturday (9th) for Catherine Theresa Gallagher, Murphy’s Terrace at 10.00a.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.

MILLSTREET CHURCH ALTAR SOCIETY for 10th & 17th October Group E

CULLEN CHURCH:  Mass on Thursday (7th) for Dan Meade, Ahane at 7.30p.m.

STATION MASS THIS WEEK:  Gortavehy, Toorbonia & Caherbarnagh in the home of John & Breda O’Sullivan on Saturday (9th) at 11.30a.m.

Rotas for Next Weekend 9th/10th October





6.30 p.m. Julie O’Leary Team D
11.30  a.m. Patricia Kelly


9.00 a.m. Dan O’Riordan Team E


10.15 a.m. Gillian O’Sullivan Group G


“DO THIS IN MEMORY OF ME PROGRAMME”. Parents and guardians of children receiving First Holy Communion in 2011 are invited to attend a meeting on next Tuesday 5th October in the Parish Centre at 8.00p.m.  This meeting will give parents/guardians an opportunity to fully understand this Parish based programme.  The enrolment for “Do this in Memory” will take place during Vigil Mass in Millstreet on Saturday 9th October for Millstreet and Cloghoula and on Sunday 10th October in Cullen at 10.15a.m.  All parents/guardians are asked to participate in this programme.

Community Notices

v      MILLSTREET COMMUNITY SCHOOL:  Monday 4th Oct – 2nd year & Junior Certificate retreat in Parish Centre; Tuesday 5th Oct – Transition Year trip to visit synagogue and mosque in Cork.  Tuesday 5th Oct – Leaving Certificate Retreat in Killarney.

v      MASS IN TUBRID WELL on Thursday 7th (Our Lady of the Rosary) at 7.00p.m. Celebrant Fr. Paddy O’Byrne

v      CLARA NEWS all notes due to editor this weekend.

v      MILLSTREET PIPE BAND thank you for supporting their Church Gate Collection

v      CULLEN PIPE BAND wish to thank the community for their generous contributions to the annual Church Gate Collection.

v      MARY FITZGERALD wishes to sincerely thank all those who supported here Coffee Morning in aid of Marymount Hospice.  Total collected €920.00

v      45 DRIVE re-commences in Ballydaly Hall on Sunday 3rd October at 9.00p.m.

v      MILLSTREET PARISH CHOIR would welcome new members to join. Practice every Wednesday night in the Parish Centre at 8.00p.m for choral and church music.

v      150th ANNIVERSARY of St. Joseph’s Church, Rathmore. Wednesday 6th – Healing Mass at 8.00p.m. Friday October 8th:  Concelebrated Mass of Thanksgiving with Bishop Billy Murphy at 8.00p.m.


The Church Restoration Committee have now decided to undertake the internal painting of the church to include all walls and ceilings, pillars, railings and all timber work including the seating.

The work will go to tender shortly.  If you know of a suitable contractor that you feel might be interested in the contract and is suitably Bonded and Insured please have them contact John McCarthy & Co., Quantity Surveyors on (087) 9639557 so that they can be included on the tender.

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