Parish Newsletter – 31st August, 2014

Twenty Second Sunday in ordinary time – 31st 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: Abina Karen O’Keeffe, Wexford & Aubane House;  Teresa O’Connor, Killarney & Millstreet.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 30th August:

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

Sunday 31st August:                  

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

Cullen      10.15 a.m.                           Noel Duggan, Lisnaboy & his sister

Sr. Elizabeth

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

Clara Road.

Anniversaries:                             Jerh Noonan, Coolinarne; Michael O’Keeffe, Pound Hill; Lil O’Sullivan, Minor Row; Ben Hartnett, The Bridge; Keith Sheehan,  Station Road; Malachy O’Regan, Claramore Michael & Hannah Murphy, Ahane Bridge & their daughter Nora Casey; Nora Duggan, Carriganima; Hannah Cronin, Derryleigh, Boherbue.

Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 6th September:                             

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          John Cronin, Lackabawn                   

Sunday 7th September:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Jerh Noonan, Coolinarne                      

Cullen       10.15 am.                           Timothy, David & Nora Twomey, Knockduff

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          John & Margaret O’Shea, Killowen


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

Mass on Monday at 10.00a.m.

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

Mass on Wednesday & Thursday at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Ben Hartnett, The Bridge 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.

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

MILLSTREET CHURCH ALTAR SOCIETY for 7th & 14th September Group: F  

Rotas for Next Weekend 6th & 7th September





  6.30 p.m. Deirdre Meade Group B
  11.30  a.m. Raymond Gilbourne  


  9.00 a.m. Dan O’Riordan Group B


10.15 a.m. Marie Morley Group E


CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (7th): Paudie O’Keeffe  

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for the deceased members of the Regan Family, Nohovaldaly.

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.

COMMUNION CALLS TO THE SICK AND HOUSEBOUND:  Fr. Fitzgerald will make calls for the month of September during the coming week.



MILLSTREET CHURCH COLLECTORS for September:  Group 4:  Vigil Mass:  S. Lane, M. O’Regan, J. Sheehan.  11.30:  G. McSweeney, P. Breen, P. O’Shea, M. McSweeney & Ml O’Riordan.


Community Notices

v      MILLSTREET TODDLER GROUP recommence in Millstreet GAA Hall on Tuesday 9th September between 9.45 & 11.45am.

v      BLOOD DONOR CLINIC:  Thank the 111 donors who attended their recent clinic in Millstreet.

v      THANK YOU from Patricia Guerin to everyone who supported and helped in any way at her recent coffee morning.

v      CULLEN CHOIR:  Practice resumes on Wednesday 3rd September at 7.15p.m.  New members welcome.

v      CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION:  Meeting on Monday night (1st) at 8.00p.m.

v      CULLEN NATIONAL SCHOOL willreopen on next Monday 1st September.

v      BALLYHEIGUE PATTERN DAY:  Monday 8th September Mass at Grotto at 11.00a.m. celebrated by Bishop Ray Browne.

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      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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