Parish Newsletter – 22nd March, 2015

Fifth Sunday of Lent – 22nd March, 2015
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: John Joe Tangney, Main Street

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 21st March:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Tony Kelleher, Murphy’s Terrace

Sunday 22nd March:                  

Ballydaly  9.00 a.m.                                                                                                      

Cullen     10.15 a.m.                          Jack & Mary O’Brien, Carrigaline

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                        Cait & Diarmuid Cronin, Kilmeedy

Anniversaries:                            Kathy & James Twohig, Aunagloor; Batt O’Keeffe, Mill View & Clara Road; Jeremiah Twomey, Murphy’s Terrace; Andrew Smyth, Murphy’s Terrace; Nora Coffey, Macroom Road; Paddy Casey, Clara; Michael Mahony, Ballydaly; Andrew Patrick Guerin, Knocknagullane; Catherine Hickey, Ballydaly; Kathleen Forde, Lislehane; Abby McCarthy, Cork & Millstreet; Margaret O’Shea, Millstreet & Newmarket; J.J. O’Mahony, Clonakilty.


Mass Intentions for next week-end-PALM SUNDAY:

Saturday 28th March:                            

Millstreet  6.30 p.m.                         Peter Moynihan, Lackadota

Sunday 29th March:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                          Netta Dennehy, Cloghoula                 

Cullen      10.15 am.                         Nora & Dan O’Leary, Umeraboy

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         James & Catherine O’Connor, Kilcummin

& their daughter, Betty Smith, Boston.


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

Mass on Monday for Abby McCarthy, Cork & Millstreet at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Denis Dennehy, Pound Hill at 10.00a.m.

Wednesday: Stations of the Cross at 9.30a.m. & Mass for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Denis & Abina Lehane, Gneeves at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Saturday for Peg O’Keeffe, Drishane Road (recently deceased) at 10.00a.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 28th/29th March





6.30 p.m. Joe Kelly Group A
  11.30 a.m. Bernie Lane


9.00 a.m. Brendan O’Sullivan Group F


10.15 a.m. Liam Fitzgerald Group H

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (29th): Willie O’Connell

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Kathleen & George Forde, Lislehane, their son Willie Joe & grandson, Danny Forde, Mologhroe.

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

LEGION OF MARY: Meeting on Tuesday night in Sacristy at 8.00p.m.

MILLSTREET PASTORAL AREA presents “Mark-2015” by Solstice Productions. It’s a contemporary staging of the first written Gospel of the New Testament. It will be held on Tuesday 24th March in Teach Iosagain Rathmore at 8.00p.m. Tickets €10 each.


Community Notices

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS: Final weigh-in on this Monday 23rd. Presentation of prizes and cheques will also take place. All welcome
  • COFFEE MORNING in aid of Daffodil Day on Friday 27th March in Millstreet GAA Hall between 9.30 & 12.30p.m.
  • MILLSTREET ECENTRE: Upcoming courses: DigiPulse Marketing on 8th April – contact Marie Collin (087) 6737060; Arthritis Ireland on 9th April – contact (01) 6470206.
  • THANK YOU: The organisers of the recent COPE church gate collections would like to thank everybody for their generosity. The amount collected was €1,842.00
  • BUS TO VOICE OF GLEN SEMIFINAL: Leaving Ballydaly at 7.15p.m. on Friday 27th Pick-up in Millstreet at 7.45p.m. Please book on (087)6676817.
  • COACH TO KNOCK: Mercy Sunday (12th April) departing Tralee. Contact O’Shea’s (066) 7180123
  • LATIN MASS – TRALEE: The Latin Mass (1962 Missal) will be celebrated in the Holy Cross Dominican Church, Tralee on Sunday 29th March & 19th April at 1.30p.m. For more information contact: <email>
  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY SCHOOL: Language & Culture Night on Thursday 26th March at 7.00p.m. in School library. Admission free.
  • IRD DUHALLOW: Eggtastic Easter Camp between Monday 30th March & 2nd April and 7th & 10th April for primary school children of all ages. Contact 60633
  • MARRIAGE ENCOUTER WEEKEND: 17th -19th April at the Cork International Hotel. For details & booking: or (086) 8334382
  • THANK YOU: to everyone who supported the recent Church gate collection in aid of Irish Heart Foundation. Total collected: €1,032.47.
  • CORK NORTH WEST BRANCH OF MS IRELAND would like to thank all who contributed so generously to the recent Church Gate collection in Ballydaly.
  • PEGGY LYNCH’S KNOCK & LOUGH DERG PILGRIMAGE: 9th & 10th Details from O’Callaghan’s Coach Hire (064) 6631095









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