Parish Newsletter – 19th January 2014


Second Sunday in Ordinary Time – 19th January, 2014

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: Grace O’Callaghan, Liscahane; Sheila O’Riordan, Knocknagullane; Peggy Horgan, Ballydaly; Margaret Lawlor, Banteer.


Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 18th January:                        

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Kathleen Corcoran, Dooneen.                          

Sunday 19th January:                         PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF MASS IN BALLYDALY THIS WEEKEND             

Cullen      10.15 a.m.                           Art, Margaret & Jackie O’Connor, Novhaldaly           

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Michael Looney, Dublin & Millstreet

Ballydaly  12.30p.m.                           Funeral Mass for Peggy Horgan, Ballydaly

Anniversaries:                             Nora Carroll, Tullig; Bina & Timmy Duggan, West End; Bertie Doody, Dooneen; Mary & John Ryan, Cockhill; Jackie Murphy, Tanyard; David Burke, Drishanebeg; Lilly Guerin, The Shop, Ballydaly; John, Mary & Michael Brosnan, Rathduane; Maureen O’Donoghue, Knockduff; Dan Hickey, Knockduff; Christy, James & Mary Hickey, Derragh;  Eugene Breen, Doon; Timothy & Bridget Nugent, Dromcollgher; Kitty McSweeney, Rathcoole. 


Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 25th January:                             

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          Denis & Nell Hickey, Mill Lane                          

Sunday 26th January:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Mass for People of the Parish                          

Cullen       10.15 am.                           Eileen Kelleher, Mologhroe & her son

                                                                Larry Kelleher, Church Hill

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Nora & Peter Dineen, Cloghoulamore


Millstreet Church:

Mass on Monday for Bina & Timmy Duggan, West End at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for John, Mary & Michael Brosnan, Rathduane at 10.00.m.

Mass on Wednesday for Denis & Mary Cronin, Coolinarne at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Hannie Murphy, Cockhill at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Kathleen O’Sullivan, Clara Road 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 January  





  6.30 p.m. Eimear Buckley  Group B
  11.30  a.m. Patricia Kelly  


  9.00 a.m. Deirdre McAuliffe Group C


10.15 a.m. Kelleher Family Group A:  Mary O’Leary & Finbarr O’Connor


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

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Patie Hickey, Mologhroe

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION every Thursday in Cullen Church from 10.00a.m. to 7.00p.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. The box will be then placed on the Adoration Chapel so that people attending can pray for them.

MILLSTREET CHURCH ALTAR SOCIETY for 26th January & 2nd Feb Group B 

DO THIS IN MEMORY: The next night of the special Parish based programme for parents and children preparing for First Holy Communion is taking place next weekend   during Vigil Mass in Millstreet on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th in Cullen at 10.15a.m.  All parents/guardians are asked to participate in this programme.

VOCATIONS:  “The test of a good preacher is that the congregation goes away saying NOT “What a lovely sermon” BUT “I will do something” (St. Francis de Sales).  Is God calling you to be a Priest?  Contact Vocations Director Fr. Liam Lovell at (087) 1640967 or <email>

DISCOVERING NEW LIFE WITH MATTHEW’S GOSPEL:  Fr. Seamus O’Connell, Professor of Sacred Scripture at St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth and a priest of the Diocese of Kerry will explore over two nights 31st January & 7th February, “A Gospel for a New People:  Discovering New Life with Matthew’s Gospel” in St. Brendan’s Pastoral Centre, Tralee.  Each evening will begin at 7.30p.m. and conclude at 9.15p.m.  €10 with prior registration.  Please bring a bible or the Gospel of Matthew.  To book a place email: or telephone (064) 6632644.


Community Notices

v      CULLEN SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION:  Annual sponsored weigh-in commences this Monday night (20th).  Aerobics & music on Monday 27th January.

v      A SUM OF MONEY FOUND at Christmas in town.  Contact Parish Office.

v      MILLSTREET COMMUNITY CHOIR:  Seisiuns every Thursday night in Parish Centre at 7.30p.m.  New members welcome.

v      THANK YOU from the members of Millstreet St. Vincent De Paul to everyone who contributed to their Christmas appeal and to those who donated privately.  If you require help please contact (087) 9597900.

v      ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE:  Saturday 25th January (10.30-5.00p.m) Day of Reflection with Brendan Comiskey SS.CC.  Booking (066) 7134276 or email <email>.

v      MILLSTREET ATHLETIC CLUB:  Registration night on Friday 24th January in GAA Hall between 8.00 & 8.30p.m.  New members welcome

v      BALLYDALY HALL:  Set-dancing continues every Wednesday night between 8.30 & 10.30p.m.  Everyone welcome.


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