Parish Newsletter – Pentecost Sunday – 19th May, 2013


Pentecost Sunday – 19th May, 2013

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

Email:  <email>


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:  Patricia Collins, Lismire; Fr. Owen O’Leary, Rathmore & Dalgan Park, Navan; John Sherlock, Skibbereen.


Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 18th May:                        

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Michael McSweeney, Flintfield                               

Sunday 19th May:                  

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                            Mass for People of the Parish                                         Cullen      10.15 a.m.              Nan, Humphrey & Kathleen O’Donoghue


Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Jackie O’Regan-Cronin, Millstreet

Anniversaries:                             Timothy & Hannah Kelleher, The Bridge; Tony Galvin, Main Street; Mamie Twomey, Mill View; Nell Twomey, Pound Hill; John Joe & Nora Mary O’Mahony, Cockhill; Jeremiah & Tom O’Connor, Ballinkeane; Abina Buckley-Kerwin, Tullig; Hannah O’Sullivan, Tubber; Tim Moynihan, Ballydaly; Bridie Murphy, Garrison, Kilbrin; Ted Vaughan, Churchtown; Timmy O’Callaghan, Banteer; Joan Cronin, Kilcorney.


Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 25th May:                             

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          Jason Heelan, Lombardstown & Cullen   

Sunday 26th May:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Connie McSweeney, Gortavehy                           

Cullen       10.15 am.                           Thomas Cronin, Knockduff

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                           Michael O’Leary, Clara Road


Parish Capital Collection last weekend: €2,208.31 Thanks.

Millstreet Church:

There will be no Mass on Monday

Mass on Tuesday for Tim Moynihan, Ballydaly at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday for Dan & Mary Breen, Killarney Road at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Timothy & Hannah Kelleher, The Bridge at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Jackie & Kathleen Forde, Murphy’s Terrace 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.

Rotas for Next Weekend 25th/26th May   





  6.30 p.m. Deirdre Meade Group C
  11.30  a.m. Liam Burke  


  9.00 a.m. Deirdre McAuliffe Group C


10.15 a.m. Marie O’Sullivan Group A: Mary O’Leary & Finbarr O’Connor


CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (26th): Pat Ryan  

Mass on next Thursday for Batty & Mary (Cissy) O’Keeffe, Lyreaoune at 7.30p.m. 

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

COURSE IN PASTORAL MINISTRY 2013-2014:  The Diocese of Kerry will run a certified training programme for people involved in various aspects of Parish life especially those involved in children’s liturgy groups & pre-sacramental preparation.  The course will be taught in two venues in the Diocese over 20 nights (10 before Christmas 2013 and 10 in Spring 2014).  For further details contact Frances Rowland at (064) 6632644 or email: <email>

VOCATIONS:  “He breathed on them and said: “Receive the Holy Spirit.  Those whose sins you forgive they are forgiven.  Those whose sins you retain they are retained.”  Is God calling you to be a Priest?  Contact vocation director Fr. Liam Lovell (087) 1640967 or <email>

CONGRATULATIONS to all the children of Cullen & Millstreet National Schools who received their First Holy Communion.


Community Notices

v      CLOGHOULA PATTERN DAY:  This Sunday commencing at 1.00p.m.  Activities include:  races, football blitz, sports, bouncing castle, cake sale and magician.  Fun for all the family.

v      MILLSTREET COMMUNITY SCHOOL:  RTE Nationwide on next Monday (20th) at 7.00p.m. will feature a piece about the Community School and World Wide Welcome multicultural evening held in March.  Leaving Cetr. Graduation Mass on Monday night at 8.00p.m. in the School Library.

v      MILLSTREET PITCH & PUTT CLUB:  Coaching on Thursday evenings for adults and juveniles at 7.30p.m.

v      ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE:  Saturday 8th June (2.00-6.00p.m.) afternoon with Eddie Stones, Emmanuel House, Clonfert.  Booking essential – places limited.  Tel:  (066)7134276.  Email: <email>

v      KERRY LIFELINE:  Free suicide prevention counselling at SouthWest Counselling Centre, Killarney.  Contact number: (064) 6636100 or email: <email>



v      If you need something, pray for it.  God desires your good.

v      Remember:  your work and struggles are not unholy.  Pray and God will come to you just as you are.

v      When God seems far away, keep praying.  Light can be blinding.

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