Parish Newsletter 24th February, 2013


Second Sunday of Lent – 24th February, 2013

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:

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 23rd February:                        

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Patrick Dineen, Knocknapogue 

Sunday 24th February:                  

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                            Conchubhar O’hÉalaithe, Drishane Road

Cullen      10.15 a.m.                           Davy, Kitty, Johnny &

                                                                Hannah Mary Fleming, Mologhroe 

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Denny & Theresa McCarthy, Kilmeedy

Anniversaries:                             Ned & Ellie Twohig, Annagloor; Margaret Casey, Toorenbawn; Timothy & Mary Dineen, Carrigacooleen; Nora Buckley, Kilmeedy; Madge Kelleher, Aubane; Eamonn Cronin, Knockduff; Kathleen O’Mahony, Clonakilty; Mary & John Weir, Ballymakeera; Mick Desmond, Glenbeigh; Abina McCarthy, Fortgrady; Tom Enright, Newcastlewest.


Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 2nd March:                             

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          John O’Sullivan, Coolinarne                               Sunday 3rd March:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Julia O’Connell, Dooneen                      

Cullen       10.15 am.                           Margaret McSweeney, Cullen          

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Maureen Moran, Ballyvouskil


Parish Capital Collection last weekend: €2,210.09 Thanks.

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

There will be no Mass this Monday

Mass on Tuesday for Tom Enright, Newcastlewest at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday for Denis Dennehy, Pound Hill at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Margaret Casey, Toorenbawn at 10.00a.m.

Friday 1st March:  Stations of the Cross at 7.00p.m. followed by Mass for Ned & Ellie Twohig, Annagloor at 7.30p.m.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Tuesday & Wednesday from 10.30a.m. to 10.30p.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Millstreet.

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

MILLSTREET CHURCH COLLECTORS for the month of March is Group 2.

A SPEAKER FROM TROCAIRE will address all Masses next weekend in the Parish.


Rotas for Next Weekend 2nd/3rd March   





  6.30 p.m. Mona Linehan Group D
  11.30  a.m. Patricia Kelly  


  9.00 a.m. Eileen Guerin Group E


10.15 a.m. Hugh O’Keeffe Group E: Con Goulding & Mary Twomey

CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (3rd): Billy O’Sullivan  

Mass on Thursday night for Eileen & Larry Kelleher, Cullen recently deceased at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Friday night (1st) for Paddy O’Sullivan, Cahirbarnagh at 7.30p.m.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION every Thursday in Cullen Church from 10.00a.m. to 9.00p.m.

FIRST FRIDAY CALLS TO THE SICK AND HOUSEBOUND: Fr. Fitzgerald will make calls for the month of March during the coming week.

EVENING FOR EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS on Tuesday night next (26th) at 8.00p.m. in Rathcoole National School.  Speaker on the night Fr. Francis Nolan. We encourage all ministers to attend this evening.

VOCATIONS: Is God calling you to be a Priest.  Contact vocation director Fr. Liam Lovell (087) 1640967 or <email>

LENTEN TALK in Millstreet Community School on Monday night next (25th) with guest speaker Rev. David Armstrong.  Theme “The Personal Cost of Ecumenical Reconciliation in the North

Community Notices

v      MILLSTREET CAMOIGE CLUB: AGM on Tuesday night next at 8.00p.m. in Parish Centre.

v      MILLSTREET ACTIVE RETIRED ASSOCIATION will present “A night of Interior Design Appreciation” by Townhouse Interiors on Wed 27th February at 7.30p.m. in the Canon O’Donovan Centre. Everybody welcome – admission free.

v      CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION: Sponsored weigh-in continues every Monday night. Aerobics at 8.00p.m. followed by music.

v      CULLEN N.S. Enrolment & registration forms for new pupils September 2013 may be collected from the school office between Monday 25th Feb & Friday 1st March.

v      ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Frances Rowland will facilitate an evening for Ministers of the Word on Thursday 7th March between 8.00 & 9.30p.m. All parishioners interested in this ministry are welcome  Booking (066)7134276.

v      AVILA-CARMELITE CENTRE: For details of retreats and courses for February – July 2013 email: <email>

v      HUGH O’FLAHERTY MEMORIAL FUND: Concert of Irish & Classical Favourites with the Kerry School of Music Orchestras & Choir at the Malton Hotel on Thursday 28th Feb at 8.00p.m.  Admission free – retiring collection in aid of the Hugh O’Flaherty Memorial Fund.

v      CANON O’DONOVAN CENTRE:  Thank everyone who supported their Church Gate collection last weekend.

v      IHCPT IRISH PILGRMIAGE TRUST TABLE QUIZ: Friday 1st March in Millstreet Community School at 7.30p.m. Table of 4. Contact school for details

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