Parish Newsletter – 22nd September, 2013


Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 22nd September, 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:             Annie Murphy, Cullen Village; Maura Buckley, Ballyvouskil; Patsy Cullinane, Kiskeam & Boston; Jonathan Peck, Sheffield.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 21st September:                        

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Tadhg Moynihan, Killarney Road

Sunday 22nd September:                  

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                            John O’Connell & Maura McCarthy, Dooneen

Cullen      10.15 a.m.                           John & Ciss O’Mahony, Glountane

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Alan O’Connor, Minor Row

Anniversaries:                             Joan Daly, Main Street; Christy Dennehy, Church Street; Tadhg O’Driscoll, The Square; Michael Murphy, Pound Hill; Dan McNulty, Lackabawn; Kathleen & William O’Shea, Cockhill; Eugene Cronin, Dromnahilla; Denis Jerome O’Riordan, Dromsicane; Pat Kelleher, Lisnaboy;  Hannah Murphy, Lisnaboy Upper; Jackie Donnelly, Derragh; Mary O’Keeffe, Glountane & Boherbue; Denis & Nora O’Sullivan, Inches; James O’Mahony, Clonakilty; Mary Collins, Fedamore; Diarmuid Roche & Fr. Jack Roche, Carriganima; John Cronin, New York; Hannah Coleman, Muingyroogeen.


Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 28th September:                             

Millstreet   7.00 p.m.                          Frank & Catherine O’Riordan, Ballinatona     

Sunday 29th September:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                                                                          

Cullen       10.15 am.                           Mass for Phyllis O’Connor, Lisnasheershane

                                                                (recently deceased) at the request of

                                                                Cullen Special Needs Association

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Martin Moran, Ballyvouskil

Millstreet Church:

Mass on Monday for Danny Lynch, Kippagh (recently deceased) at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Diarmuid & Fr. Jack Roche, Carriganima at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Dan Joe Quinn, Flintfield at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Tom & Abina Radley, The Square 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.    

Rotas for Next Weekend 28th/29th September   





  7.00 p.m. Mona Linehan Group B
  11.30  a.m. Patricia Kelly  


  9.00 a.m. Joanne Herlihy-Goold Group C


10.15 a.m. Tim Ring Group D:  H. Kelleher & A O’Sullivan


CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (29th): Jerome Ryan  

Mass on Thursday for Jackie Donnelly, Derragh at 7.30p.m. 

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION every Thursday in Cullen Church from 10.00a.m. to 9.00p.m.  All are welcome. Requests for Prayer & Special Intentions – A box & slips of papers for these intentions can be found at the back of the Church. This box will be placed on the altar so that people attending can pray for them.


Community Notices

v      COFFEE MORNING in aid of Marymount Hospice on Thursday morning (26th) between 10.00 & 12.30p.m.

v      BALLYDALY HALL:  Set-dancing recommences on Wed 25th September.

v      45 DRIVE recommences in Ballydaly Hall on Sunday 29th September at 9.00p.m.

v      IRD DUHALLOW is providing suicide training courses this year.  It is an evening talk on 24th Sept and two day course on 15th & 16th Oct. Contact 60633 for details.

v      TRAD FOR TROCAIRE:  Thursday 3rd October in Millstreet Community School Library at 8.00p.m.  An evening of traditional music, song and dance.  Admission free, collection for Trocaire.

v      AFTERNOON OF PRAYER:  in honour of 45th Anniversary of death of St. Pio in Banteer Community Hall on 29th September at 2.30p.m. with Fr. Michael Fitzgerald.

v      CULLEN PIPE BAND enrolling new members on Friday 26th September at 7.30p.m. at the band hall.  For further details contact: (087) 2347651

v      CULLEN NATIONAL SCHOOL:  Used clothes collection next Friday 27th. Bags of used clothes, curtains, etc. can be dropped off at the school during the week between 9.30 & 3.00p.m.

v      ABBEYFEALE & DISCTRICT INITIATIVE: will hold a seminar called “Our Youth Matters” in the Devon Inn Hotel, Templeglantine on Tuesday 8th October at 7.00p.m.  Details at back of each church.

v      IRD DUHALLOW’S DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT HELPLINE: Monday to Saturday (10.00a.m. – 1.00p.m.) on  (087) 7733337

v      ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE:  Celebrating Earth Week with Paddy Stack on 26th Sept; Brian Grogan SJ will facilitate a Workshop on the Spirituality of Ageing on Saturday 28th. All bookings and inquiries to (066) 7134276

v      THE PRIORY INSTITUTE:  If you wish to study theology by distance learning please contact the Institute at (01) 4048124 or email <email>

v      AUBANE COMMUNITY CENTRE:  set dancing recommencing on Monday 23rd at 9.15p.m.

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