PARISH NEWSLETTER for BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET
First Sunday of Advent – 2nd December, 2012
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P. Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043 / Mobile 087-7752948
Email: <email> www.dioceseofkerry.ie
PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS:
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: Betty Fitzgerald, Murphy’s Terrace
Maura Cronin, Knockduff
Helen Prout, Cork & Millstreet
Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 1st December:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Aidan Burke, Drishanemore
Sunday 2nd December:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Mass for People of the Parish
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Julia & Patie Hickey, Mologhroe
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Tade Corcoran, Coolikerane
Anniversaries: Pat O’Connell, Tullig; Jack Kelleher, Dromsicane; Kathleen Mulcahy, Annagloor; Ted Condon, Coalpits; Dan & Julia Guerin, Ballydaly & Carrigtwohill; Brian O’Dea, Carrigaline, Rathmore & London.
Mass Intentions ON THE FEAST FOR THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION:
Friday 7th December:
Millstreet 7.30 p.m. Margaret Reen, Main Street
Saturday 8th December:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m.
Cullen 10.15 am. Michael & Margaret Murphy, Rathcoole
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Denis & Kitty O’Sullivan, Rathduane
Mass Intentions for next week-end:
Saturday 8th December:
Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Tom Cronin, Coolinarne
Sunday 9th December:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Pat, Margaret & Dan O’Connor, Ballydaly Lower Cullen 10.15 am. Jerome, Rita & Nicholas O’Connell, Lisaniska
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Denis Buckley, Mountleader
Parish Capital Collection last weekend: €2,128.10 Thanks.
Mass on Monday for Kathleen Mulcahy, Annagloor at 7.30p.m.
Mass on Thursday for Francie & Bridie Herlihy, Glountane at 10.00a.m.
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Tuesday & Wednesday from 10.30a.m. to 10.30p.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Millstreet.
Rotas for Feast of the Immaculate Conception 7th/8th Dec
|7.30 p.m.||Joe Kelly||Group E|
|11.30 a.m.||Sr. Peter Fahy|
|9.00 a.m.||Deirdre McAuliife||Group F|
|10.15 a.m.||Tom O’Riordan||Group H|
Rotas for Next Weekend 8th/9th December
|6.30 p.m.||Sharon Lane||Group A|
|11.30 a.m.||Jerry Doody|
|9.00 a.m.||Eileen Guerin||Group B|
|10.15 a.m.||Aisling O’Riordan||Group I|
CULLEN CHURCH: Collectors for next weekend: Feast of the Immaculate Conception (8th): Dan O’Sullivan & Sunday 9th: Conor Morley
There will be no Mass in Cullen on Thursday 6th December
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION every Thursday in the Sacristy Cullen Church from 10.00a.m. to 9.00p.m. Additional adorers required – contact Mary 70856 (after 6p.m.)
BALLYDALY CHURCH: Eucharistic Adoration every Friday 5.00 – 9.00p.m.
COMMUNION CALLS TO THE SICK AND HOUSEBOUND: Fr. Fitzgerald will make calls for the month of December during the coming week.
MILLSTREET CHURCH COLLECTORS for the month of December is Group 3.
v ST. VINCENT DE PAUL annual collection next weekend 8th & 9th December
v MILLSTREET VINTAGE CLUB: Annual General Meeting Wednesday night 5th at 8.00p.m. in the Parish Centre.
v MILLSTREET CHRISTMAS LIGHT COMMITTEE: Thank sincerely all those who supported their recent collection. Total raised: €1,247.80 this will go towards the running cost of the lights for the Christmas season.
v CULLEN SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION: Annual Christmas Mass & Party on Saturday 8th December at 1.30p.m.
v AUBANE COMMUNITY CENTRE: Christmas cake (Fondant) Icing Demonstration on Wednesday 5th at 8.00p.m. by Margaret Kelleher Guilfoyle.
v BALLYDALY COMMUNITY PARTY on Friday 7th December at 9.00p.m.
v CATHOLIC GRANDPARENTS ASSOCIATION: Meeting on Thursday 6th Dec in John Paul II Pastoral Centre at 7.30p.m. Aim of the association is to help grandparents to pass on the faith. Further details from: Bernie (087) 6484367
v 45 DRIVE in aid of Millstreet Hospital Fund in the Green Glens Saturday 8th December at 8.45p.m.
v ANAM CARA: monthly meeting on Wed 5th at 7.30p.m. in the Silver Springs Hotel, Cork – open to all bereaved parents.
v KERRY LIFELINE: Free suicide prevention counselling at SouthWest Counselling Centre, Killarney (064) 6636100.
v REACH OUT CANCER SUPPORT will meet on Thursday 6th Dec in Millstreet Adult Learning Centre, Millstreet between 10.30 & 12 noon. Contact Michelle or Mairead for further information (087) 9031475