Parish Newsletter – 16th Jan 2011


Second Sunday in Ordinary Time – 16th January, 2011

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

Email:  <email>


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 15th January:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Kate & Bertie Kelleher, Murphy’s Terrace  

Sunday 16th January:

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m. Lily Guerin, Ballydaly

Cullen      10.15 a.m. Jerry O’Leary, Mologhroe

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Hannah & Timothy Kelleher, The Bridge

Anniversaries:                             May O’Sullivan, Minor Row; Con D. Kelleher, Aubane; Billy & Kathleen Guerin, Cloghoula & Ballydaly; Michael O’Riordan, Minor Row; Jackie Murphy, Tanyard; Deceased members of the Murphy & Dunne Families; Bina & Timmy Duggan, West End; David Burke, Drishanebeg; Dan Hickey, Knockduff; Mary & John Ryan, Cockhill; Hannah & James Lucey, Station Road.

Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 22nd January:

Millstreet   6.30 p.m. Maura Dowling, Murphy’s Terrace

Sunday 23rd January:

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m. Den & Florrie Moynihan, Lyreaoune

Cullen       10.15 am. Timmy O’Sullivan, Lisnaboy

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Theresa McCarthy, Kilmeedy

Parish Capital Collection last weekend: €3,305.21 Thanks.

Millstreet Church: Mass on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday   at 10.00a.m., unless there is a funeral. Rosary on Thursday morning at 10.00a.m

Mass on Friday 21st for Jackie & Ciss (Bridget) Murphy, Tanyard 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.

CONFESSIONS:  Every Saturday in Millstreet Church 12.30p.m.-1.00p.m.

CULLEN CHURCH:  There will be no Mass in Cullen on Thursday night.


Drishanebeg, Killowen & Ballinkeane in the home of Peter & Essie Roche on Friday night (21st) at 8.15p.m.

Rotas for Next Weekend 22nd/23rd January





6.30 p.m. Marie Kelleher Team C
11.30  a.m. Mona Linehan


9.00 a.m. Mary Murphy Team F


10.15 a.m. Aodhan O’Sullivan Group F

DO THIS IN MEMORY: The next night of the special parish based programme for parents and children preparing for First Holy Communion is taking place at the Vigil Mass in Millstreet on next Saturday (22nd) and in Cullen on Sunday (23rd).  All children and parents doing the programme are invited to attend.

CONFIRMATION MEETING:  We invite parents of all children receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation this year to a meeting on Monday 24th January in Millstreet GAA Hall at 8.00p.m.  Please note Confirmation is on Tuesday 29th March at 3.30p.m.

Community Notices

v      CLARA NEWS:  Notes are due to the editor this weekend

v      BALLYDALY GAA: Dinner dance on Friday 21st January in the Wallis Arms to honour the teams of 1957-1960.  There will be a presentation to these teams on the night.

v      CULLEN SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION:  Annual Sponsored Weigh-In commences this Monday night at 8.00p.m.  Everyone welcome.

v      SET DANCING will recommence in Ballydaly Hall on Wednesday 19th January 8.30-10.00p.m.  Everyone welcome.

v      MILLSTREET COMMUNITY SCHOOL:  Table quiz on Friday 28th January at 8.00p.m. in the school library.  €20 per team of four.  The proceeds of the night will help cover the travel costs for four young people from the parish going to Lourdes as helpers with the IHCPT at Easter.  More details from John Magee (Chaplin) at (029) 70087.

v      MILLSTREET GRAMOPHONE CIRCLE:  This month’s presentation will take place on Friday 21st January at 8.15p.m. in the Canon O’Donovan Centre.  Guest presenter Donal Cowman.  Everyone welcome.

v      ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of St. John’s Football Club will take place on this Sunday (16th) in Aubane Community Centre at 5.00p.m.

v      SEAN RADLEY CELEBRATION NIGHT: Tickets for this special night will be on sale after all Masses in Millstreet, Ballydaly and Cullen this weekend and next weekend.  Tickets are €10 each.


Listed hereunder are dates for this year for Diocesan Collections.  Please note that a second permit cannot be granted on these dates.

5th/6th February; 12th/13th March; 2nd/3rd April; 30th April/1st May; 11th/12th June; 9th/10th July; 20th/21st August; 3rd/4th September; 22nd/23rd October; 5th/6th November and 3rd/4th December.

There permits are covering Millstreet, Ballydaly & Cullen Churches

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