Parish Newsletter – 5th June 2011

The Ascension of the Lord – 5th June, 2011
Canon 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:

RECENT DEATHS: Fr. Jack Murphy, Manchester & Cullen

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 4th June:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Daniel Kelleher, Gneeves

Sunday 5th June:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Jack Riordan, Claramore

Cullen 10.15 a.m. Thomas Cronin, Knockduff

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Rosie & Dan Kelleher, Murphy’s Terrace

Anniversaries: Con Linehan, Dooneen; Ciss (Bridget) Murphy, Tanyard; Julia Mary Murphy, Rathduane House; Dan & Lena Buckley, Caherbarngah; Catherine Kelleher, Mill Road; John Graham, Coolikerane; Jerome Dineen, Laharn; Eileen O’Keeffe, Dooneen; Martin Dennehy, Lisnaboy; Finbarr O’Sullivan, Killarney Road; Tom & Madge Gubbins, Minor Row; Kathleen Lawton & Denis Dwyer, Cork; Margaret & David Kelleher, Rathcoole; Kathleen Long, Rylane. Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 11th June:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Julia, Denny & Jerry Kelleher, Cahirdowney

Sunday 12th June:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. John, Bridget & Michael Horgan, Caherbarngah

Millstreet 10.00a.m. Polish Mass

Cullen 10.15 am. Baby Danielle Cara O’Sullivan, Mologhroe

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. John Graham, Coolikerane

Parish Capital Collection last weekend: €2,395.00 Thanks.

Millstreet Church: Mass on Tuesday and Wednesday at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Tuesday 7th for Jerome Dineen, Laharn at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday 8th for Maura O’Leary, Cork & Millstreet at 10.00a.m.

Funeral Mass on Thursday 9th for Fr. Michael Carroll, Los Angeles & Minor Row

at 12 noon.

Mass on Saturday 11th for John Kelleher, Drishane Road (recently deceased) at 10.00a.m.



Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament Wednesday from 10.30a.m. to 8.30p.m. in the Parish Centre.

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector next weekend (12th June): Billy O’Sullivan

Mass on Thursday 9th in Cullen Churchyard Cemetery at 8.00p.m.

Rotas for Next Weekend 11th/12th June





6.30 p.m. Micheál Gleeson Group B
11.30 a.m. Connie Healy


9.00 a.m. Dan O’Riordan Group E


10.15 a.m. Liam Fitzgerald Group I

BALLYDALY CHURCH: Mass on Monday 6th June at 9.30a.m. for Eileen & Paddy O’Keeffe, Dooneen.

DIOCESAN COLLECTION next weekend (11th/12th June) for Education of Priests. OPEN INVITATION: The Diocesan Pastoral Council & the Council of Priests of the Diocese of Kerry extend an open invitation to parishioners to attend the Golden Jubilee celebration of Bishop Bill Murphy’s Ordination to the Priesthood which will take place on Sunday 19th June at 6.15p.m. in St. Mary’s Cathedral. All are welcome.

Community Notices

v ANNUAL MASS FOR EXAMINATIONS: Fr. Kevin Mulcahy will celebrate this annual Mass at Tubrid Well on Tuesday 7th June at 8.00p.m. Everyone welcome.

v MILLSTREET OVER 50’s SUMMER OUTING: Thursday 7th July. Leaving car park at 9.00a.m. Money will be collected in the Canon O’Donovan Centre on Monday 13th June at 7.00p.m. Enquiries to 70407

v FAMILY TREE MASS in Tubrid Well on Friday 10th June at 8.00p.m.

v MEDJUGORJE 30th Anniversary: Mass will be celebrated by Fr. Danny Broderick on Monday 13th June at 7.30p.m. at St. Brendan’s Church, Tralee. Sacrament of Confession will begin at 6.3p.m.

v THE CARMELITE MONASTERY in Co. Wicklow is holding a Monastic Weekend on 18th & 19th June. Email <email>

v KNOCK PENETCOST VIGIL on June 11th from 9.00-1.00p.m.

v CULLEN YOUNG AT HEART: You should have received your letter by now. If you didn’t and you would like to come along with us on Thursday 30th June, please don’t hesitate to contact any committee member as soon as possible.

v CULLEN YOUNG AT HEART committee meeting Thursday 16th June at 8.00p.m

v CULLEN SCHOOL PROJECT – Work is continuing on our project“Memories of School Days in Cullen”. Our aim is to capture the culture & practices of the past. We thank everyone who has contributed to date and welcome any further items you wish to have included. Please send contributions to the Principal of Cullen N.S.

v CULLEN FEIS LAITIARAIN: Sunday 12th June starting at 12 noon. Competitions in singing, music, solo piping, sports. Entertainment in marquee on the day.

v CONGRATULATIONS to Mrs. Margaret Reen who will celebrate her 100th birthday this week

We remember and pray especially for all students starting exams this week

Prayer before an Exam:

O Loving father, I pray that my mind be rested, my body energised, and my spirit inspired for the exam I must write. Give me peace and assurance so that I might do my best. May God’s Spirit of Wisdom enlighten me and guide me. Lord Jesus, be by my side as I write this exam. Amen.

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