Parish Newsletter – 24th August 2014

Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time 24th 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: Anne Gallen, West End & Luton; Tom Hughes, Mountmellick.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 23rd August:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Danny Lynch, Kippagh

Sunday 24th August:                  

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

Cullen     10.15 a.m.                           Edward Byrne, Ahane & Sr. Patrick Tarrant          

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

Anniversaries:                            Nora Coleman, Murphy’s Terrace; Seamus O’Connor, Tullig; Eileen Vaughan, Ballinkeen; John Joe Greaney, Lackabawn; Denis Kelleher, Lackabawn; Nelius McSweeney, Cloghoula; Jeremiah O’Connor, Knockduff; Timmy & Peggy Cronin, Murphy’s Terrace & New York.

Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 30th August:                            

Millstreet  6.30 p.m.                          Joe O’Sullivan, Claraghatlea                             

Sunday 31st August:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                                                                         

Cullen      10.15 am.                         Noel Duggan, Lisnaboy

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         Pat Brendan Broderick & his mother Breda

Clara Road.


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

Mass on Monday for John Joe Greaney, Lackabawn at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Tuesday at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday at 10.00am.

Mass on Thursday at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Patricia Kelleher, Laught 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. Each Tuesday & Wednesday the box will be placed on the altar for Mass and then placed in the Adoration Chapel so that people attending can pray for them

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.

Rotas for Next Weekend 30th/31st August





6.30 p.m. Marie Kelleher Group A
  11.30 a.m. Liam Burke


9.00 a.m. Josephine Murphy Group A


10.15 a.m. Liam Fitzgerald Group D


CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (31st): Michael Forde

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Con, Molly & Thade Healy, Gortnacreeha.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION every Thursday in Cullen Church from 10.00a.m. to 7.00p.m. All are welcome.

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>

KERRY DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES: 2nd – 7th September ex Kerry Airport led by Bishop Ray Browne. A small number of seats are available due to cancellations. Contact Janice (064) 7758219 or email: <email>

STATION OF MASS THIS WEEK for Ballydaly Upper and Kippagh in the home of Con & Nono O’Connor on Saturday (30th) at 11.00a.m.

Community Notices

v      BLOOD DONOR CLINIC: Wednesday 27th August in Millstreet GAA Hall between 5.00 & 8.30p.m.

v      MILLSTREET TIDY TOWNS & TOURISM ASSOCIATION: Sincerely thanks everybody for supporting our recent Church gate collection.

v      MILLSTREET COUNTRY PARK: Annual Cycle Fest this Sunday (24th). Activities include: 10k mountain bike time trial, 5K leisure trail and much more. Further information on :

v      TONY GALVIN & KEITH SHEEHAN MEMORIAL GAMES: Hosted by Los Zarcos F.C. on Saturday 30th August at Station Road commencing at 2.00p.m.

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 adult’s 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

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