Parish Newsletter – 17th August 2014

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 17th 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:

RECENT DEATHS:             Kathleen Kerwick, Millstreet & Cape Cod; Helena Herlihy, Knockane, Cullen; Breda Twomey, Kilgarvan. 

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 16th August:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Dermot Dennehy, Cloghoulamore

Sunday 17th August:                  

Ballydaly  9.00 a.m.                            Seamus O’Sullivan, Rathduane

(recently deceased)                                                       

Cullen     10.15 a.m.           Val O’Leary, Mologhroe

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                        Dan O’Connor, Claraghatlea

Anniversaries:                            Hannah O’Keeffe, Mill View; John D. Murphy, Inchileagh; John O’Shea, Killowen; Denis O’Shea, Killowen; Paddy O’Shea, Coole; Nelius & Noel McSweeney, Cloghoula; Jack & Peggy Cronin, Drishanemore; Margaret Barry, Lackabawn; Canon Eugene O’Sullivan & Fr. Pat Joe O’Sullivan, Gortavehy; Ann Kelleher, Finnanefield; Seamus O’Driscoll, West End & Banteer; Joe Leader, Glenleigh; John Moylan, Sally’s Cross.

Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 23rd August:                            

Millstreet  6.30 p.m.                          Danny Lynch, Kippagh                     

Sunday 24th August:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           John & Bridget Murphy, Ballydaly

Cullen      10.15 am.                          Edward Byrne, Ahane & Sr. Patrick Tarrant

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         Tade & Margaret Corkery, Clara

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

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

Mass on Tuesday for Ann Kelleher, Finnanefield at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Michael Cleary, 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

MILLSTREET CHURCH ALTAR SOCIETY for 24th & 31st August Group E

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

Rotas for Next Weekend 23rd/24th August





6.30 p.m. Dr. Pat Casey Group E
  11.30 a.m. Veronica Lyons


9.00 a.m. Maeve O’Sullivan Group F


10.15 a.m. Noreen Meade Group C


CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (24th): Pat Ryan

There will be no Mass in Cullen on Thursday (21st)

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.

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

v      MILLSTREET GRAMOPHONE CIRCLE: Friday 22nd August in Canon O’Donovan Centre at 8.15p.m. This month’s presenter: Bernard O’Donoghue, Cullen & Oxford. All welcome.

v      CATHOLIC GRANDPARENT’S ASSOCIATION:Pilgrimage to Knock on Sunday 14th September. Bookings for the Diocese of Kerry Pilgrimage can be made from 1st September at John Paul II Pastoral Centre at (064) 6632644.

v      ANNUAL LEGION OF MARY PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK SHRINE: Sunday 28th September. Price for Bus: €20. Contact Patricia (087) 9048659

v      KERRY COMITIUM LEGION OF MARY: Young adults conference on Saturday 30th August & 31st August in All Hallows College, Dublin. Further details from Liam (086) 8888918

v      LITTLE TREASUERS PRE-SCHOOL: School re-opens on Monday 1st September. Please return all booking forms for this school year to ensure your free pre-school year. Any queries contact: Rena (087) 9262842

v      THANK YOU: Sincere thanks for kindly supporting last weekend’s church gate collection for Millstreet Museum & Millstreet Website. The amount collected was €1,434.88.

v      We congratulate all the students who received their exam results during the week and wish them well as they begin a new chapter in their lives.


Thought for the day

Lord Jesus, during this day may I act justly,

love tenderly, and walk humbly with God.

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