Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 3rd August 2014




Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

3rd August, 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:

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 2nd August:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Michael O’Sulivan, Rathduane

Sunday 3rd August:                  

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                            People of the Parish                            

Cullen      10.15 a.m.                           Donagh Hickey, Eagloune  

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Pat &Kit Cashman, Tullig & deceased members

of the Cashman family.

Anniversaries:                             Humphrey O’Donoghue, Aubane; Maurice Dennehy, Minor Row; Dan Casey, Carrigacooleen; Bridget Murphy, Ballydaly; Fr. Dermot Nash, Cullen; Denny Murphy, Lyreaoune;  John D. Murphy, Lisnaboy; Julia Twomey, Kilcorney; Gavin Tarrant, Rathcoole; Billy Scannell, Rylane.

Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 9th August:                             

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          Julia, Denny & Jerry Kelleher, Cahirdowney    Sunday 10th August:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           John & Bridgie O’Leary, Gortavehy                

Cullen       10.15 am.                           Kathleen Murphy, Coolinarne

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Bill & Peg Dunne, Murphy’s Terrace


Millstreet Church: Mass times for this week unless there is a funeral.

No Mass on Monday 4th August

Mass on Tuesday (Private Intention) at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday (Private Intention) at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Nora Kelleher, Lislehane at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Fr. John B. O’Hare, Florida & Cloghoula (recently deceased) at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Friday for Marie Healy, Curracahill 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. Requests for Prayer & Special Intentions – A box & slips of papers for these intentions can be found at the back of the Church.

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

LEGION OF MARY meeting in Parish Centre on Monday night at 8.00p.m

MILLSTREET CHURCH ALTAR SOCIETY for 10th & 17th August Group D 

Rotas for Next Weekend 9th/10th August





  6.30 p.m. Sharon Lane Group B
  11.30  a.m. Michael Cashman


  9.00 a.m. Joanne Herlihy-Goold Group C


10.15 a.m. Annabella O’Sullivan Group H


BALLYDALY CHURCH:  Mass for Christy Philpott, Ballydaly (recently deceased) on Friday 8th August at 8.00p.m.

CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (10th): Willie O’Connell  

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m for Mary & Jimmy Walsh, Knocknageeha.

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.

 YOUTH & PASTORAL MINISTRY COURSES:  The Diocese of Kerry are offering both of these courses to adults interested in developing the knowledge & skills to work with young people (Youth Ministry Course) and to those wanting to become more involved in parish life (Pastoral Ministry Course).  Details from Parish Office.

 HUGH O’FLAHERTY MEMORIAL SOCIETY:  Announce details of 2014 Tour to Rome and Montecassino. Departing 2nd November and returning on 6th November. Details & booking forms (064)6637928 or email: <email>

CERTIFICATE IN SPIRITUALITY:  Ardfert Retreat Centre will run this course during the autumn.  For further details contract Retreat Centre on (066) 7134276 or email: <email>


Community Notices

MILLSTREET TOWN PARK MEETING will take place on next Friday night (8th) in Canon O’Donovan Centre at 8.30p.m.

MILLSTREET PITCH & PUTT will hold a scramble on next Monday night (4th) at 7.00p.m.  All welcome

COFFEE MORNING in aid of Millstreet Church Restoration, Canon O’Donovan Centre & Cope, Mallow on Tuesday 12th August in GAA Hall.  9.00-1.00p.m.

THANK YOU:  Sincere thanks to everyone who so very generously contributed to last weekend’s church gate collection on behalf of the Irish Cancer Society.  Total collected:  €1,976.60.

KERRY EDUCATION & TRAINING BOARD is currently advertising for the post of Chaplain in Colasite na Sceilge, Caherciveen.  Details available

HISTORICAL TOUR OF KILLARNEY: will take place on Monday 4th August. Meet at Aras Phadraig Car Park at 2.30p.m. Tour includes:  Friary Gardens, Speirbhean, Railway Station & Hotel.  Leaders:  Fr. Padraig Brehony O.F.M. & Michael Leane.

Millstreet Museum/Tourist Information Centre & Funding the Millstreet Website Church Gate Collection takes place this coming weekend 9th/10th August.   Support greatly appreciated.

LITTLE TREASURES:  Please return your enrolment forms to ensure your free pre-school year.

We welcome all our international and national visitors to Millstreet and wish all those travelling our roads this weekend a safe journey

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