Millstreet Parish Newsletter for Weekend 4th/5th July 2015



Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

5th July, 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:               Sheila McSweeney, Millstreet

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 4th July:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Hannah & Charles Barry, Murphy’s Terrace

Sunday 5th July:                  

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                            Christy Philpott, Ballydaly                                             

Cullen      10.15 a.m.                           Bridget Hickey, Mologhroe

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Frank Reen Snr., Main Street

Anniversaries:                             Tim Kiely, The Bridge; Eileen Cronin, Dromnahilla; Jack Healy, Minor Row; Ann Lucey, Minor Row; Denis & Margaret Looney, Claraghatlea; Abbey O’Regan, Ballydaly; Bridie Murphy & the deceased members of the Murphy Family, Shanaknuck; Patrick Murphy, Flintfield; Fr. Batty Desmond, Carriganima.  

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 11th July:                              

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          Billy O’Leary, Drishane Road                           

Sunday 12th July:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Nora Horgan, Ballydaly

Cullen       10.15a.m.                           Tony & Michael Moynihan, Coalpits             

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                           Michael & Judy O’Riordan, Kippagh


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

Mass on Monday for Tim Kiely, The Bridge at 7.30p.m.

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

Mass on Wednesday for Denny Healy, Claraghatlea at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Jack Healy, Minor Row at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Brendan Hickey, Main Street 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

Rotas for Next Weekend 11th/12th July





  6.30 p.m. Eimear Buckley Group B
  11.30  a.m. Pat Breen  


  9.00 a.m. Dan O’Riordan Group F


10.15 a.m. Gillian McCarthy Group A

CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (12th): Jerry O’Sullivan   

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

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.

LEGION OF MARY: Meeting on Tuesday night in The Parish Centre at 8.00p.m.


MILLSTREET PARISH FINANCE COUNCIL meeting on Tuesday night (7th) at 8.00p.m. in Parish Centre.

THE POPE’S ENCYCLICAL ON THE ENVIRONMENT – Laudato Si:  Copies can be ordered through Parish Office at a cost of €5.00.  The Diocese of Kerry Justice, Peace & the Integrity of Creation Committee will host a talk by Fr. Donal Dorr on this publication on 28th September.  Further details later.

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.

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY HOSPITAL FUND will hold their Church Gate Collection in Millstreet next weekend 11th/12th July
  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION: Annual old time thrashing & vintage display on Sunday 19th July (Laitiarian Sunday). Fun for all the family. Live music by Tim O’Riordan & Natural Gas
  • YOUTH 2000 SUMMER FESTIVAL: 13th -16th August in Cistercian College, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary. Details at the back of each Church or email: <email>
  • IRD DUHALLOW: Seminar entitled “Buildings of Cork” by Frank Keohane on Thursday 9th July at 7.30p.m in James O’Keeffe Institute, Newmarket.  IRD Duhallow Cycling Sportive will take place on Saturday 25th July commencing from Newmarket.  3 routes – further details from (029) 60633.
  • ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Preached retreat 6th-12th July – “The Human Journey – a way of relating to oneself, other & God” with Fr. Michael Rodgers.
  • KERRY ARCHAEOLOGICAL & HISTORICAL SOCIETY will host a History Outing led by Fr. Seán Tucker & Seán Radley visiting “Clara, Drishane, Kilmeedy Castle & Upper Ballydaly on Sunday 12th Meet at Carnegie Hall at 2.30p.m. All welcome



Life is not measured by the breaths you take

but by the moments that take your breath away.

 We thank Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P. &  Sharon Lane, Parish Secretary for making the weekly Parish Newsletter available to our Millstreet Website.  (S.R.)

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