Parish Newsletter – 20th February 2011


Seventh Sunday (Year A) – 20th February, 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.

RECENT DEATHS: Margaret Radley, Chessington, Surrey

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 19th February:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Mass for Sean Radley Celebration  

Sunday 20th February:

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m. Mass for People of the Parish Cullen      10.15 a.m. Mary O’Mahony, Meenagloherane

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Patsy McSweeney, Ballinkeane & Rathcoole

Anniversaries:                             Ned & Mary O’Sullivan, Glenleigh; Eamonn Cronin, Knockduff; Hannah & Denis Murphy; Mill Road; Patrick (Sonny) Murphy, Dooneen; Ina Murphy, Dooneen; Denis Murphy, Mill Road; Catherine Duggan, Lisnaboy; Kathleen Cronin, Cahirbarnagh; Mary Horgan, Cork; Bridget Burke, Murphy’s Terrace; Agnes Kiely, The Bridge; Joe Buckley, Ballinatona; Nora Buckley, Kilmeedy; Julia & Daniel Duggan, Claraghatela.

Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 26th February:

Millstreet   6.30 p.m. Conchubhar O’hÉalaithe, Drishane Road

Sunday 27th February:

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m. Thomas Enright, Monagea, Newcastlewest

Cullen       10.15 am. Art & Margaret O’Connor, Novhaldaly

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Maureen Moran, Ballyvouskil

Parish Capital Collection last weekend: €4,099.40. Thanks.

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

Mass on Tuesday 22nd for James & Bridget Burke, Murphy’s Terrace at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday 23rd for Mary O’Sullivan, Boston & Two Gneeves (Month’s Mind) at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday 24th for Mick Desmond, Glenleigh at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday 25th for Seanie Murphy, Cloghoulabeg 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 this week

MILLSTREET CHURCH ALTAR SOCIETY for 26th Feb & 5th March Group E.

Rotas for Next Weekend 26th/27th February





6.30 p.m. Denise Gallagher Team C
11.30  a.m. Ronan Galvin


9.00 a.m. Maeve O’Sullivan Team E


10.15 a.m. Ann Murphy Group A

Community Notices

v      CULLEN JUVENILE GAA:  Annual General Meeting Tuesday 22nd Feb at 8.00p.m. in Community Centre.

v      CULLEN SCHOOL:  We hope that the new school will be open in September.  To enable us purchase furniture and equipment we would appreciate if parents could make us aware, as soon as possible, of new entrants for next year.

v      MILLSTREET DAY CARE CENTRE: Annual Church Gate Collection this weekend.  Your generosity is appreciated.

v      MILLSTREET COMMUNITY SCHOOL:  Opening of Living Scenes installation on Wednesday 2nd March at 8.00p.m. in the school.  The title is “Daring to Dream”, based around the theme of leadership.  It includes pottery, woodwork, rapping, audio-visual, a speech written by the group.  Admission Free.

v      CAKE SALE:  Saturday 5th March after the 6.30p.m. Vigil Mass in the Parish Centre – money raised is to help cover costs of four 5th year helpers going to Lourdes with IHCPT.

v      KERRY DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE:  Fatima 9th-16th May.  Spiritual Director Fr. Noel Spring. For further details contact:  Premier Travel (021) 4277700

v      KERRY STROKE SUPPORT GROUP:  Next meeting on Wednesday 23rd February at 7.30p.m. in St. Brendan’s Pastoral Centre, Tralee.  Guest Speaker:  Owen Daly.  Admission free.

v      VICKA FROM MEDJUGORIE:  at Our Lady’s & St. Brendan’s Church, Tralee, on Tuesday 22nd February.  Rosary & Confessions at 4.00p.m, followed by Mass at 5.00p.m.  Recording for Horizons programme.

v      MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER has organised a marriage weekend for married couples who want to spend time together strengthening their relationship.  The next weekend takes place from 8th -10th April at The Lake Hotel, Killarney.  To book or for further information contact (064) 6644319 or

v      MILLSTREET HOSPITAL:  45 Drive Card play will be held on Sunday 27th February at 8.45p.m. in the Green Glens.

v      ORAL FRENCH with Jean Yves Boizard, Friday 18th March.  Contact Pam Thornton, A1 Tuition (087) 1317066

v      CAREERS4U: Help with college courses and future career available.  Contact Anne or Sinead on (086) 3970023 or (086) 1611104

v      C.L.M: Visitors with Mary Lourdes 2011:  Eucharistic Adoration Pilgrimage Retreats in Lourdes.  Contact Marie Smye (023) 8833273


A meeting regarding organising the Vintage/Family Day on Easter Sunday 24th April in the Green Glens Arena will take place on Thursday night next 24th February in the Parish Centre at 8.00p.m.  Proceeds from this year’s event are going to local charities.

Volunteers & helpers who can help on the day are invited to this meeting. All welcome.

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