Parish Newsletter – 12th July, 2015

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 12th 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: Nora Murphy (née Touhy), Beaufort & Drishane Road, Millstreet; Katie Hickey-O’Leary, Cullen.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 11th July:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Billy O’Leary, Drishane Road
Sunday 12th July:                  
Ballydaly  9.00 a.m.                            Nora Horgan, Ballydaly
Cullen     10.15 a.m.                           Funeral Mass for Katie Hickey-O’Leary, Cullen          
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                        Michael & Judy O’Riordan, Kippagh

Anniversaries:                            Sonny & Lena Hickey, Dooneen; Michael & Matt Cleary, Murphy’s Terrace; Mary Kiely, Liscahane; Joe O’Mahony, Liscahane; Pat Joe, J.J. & Mike Lehane, Minor Row; Teresa Murphy, Minor Row; Jack Murphy, Church Street; Bridget & John O’Leary, Gortavehy; Tony & Michael Moynihan, Coalpits; Margaret Buckley, Toorbonia; Nora Twomey, Brookpark; Margaret Casey, Brookpark & San Francisco.


Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 18th July:                            

Millstreet  6.30 p.m.                          Bridget & Patrick O’Sullivan, Dooneen  

Sunday 19th July:          


Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Seamus O’Sullivan, Rathduane                         Cullen       10.15a.m.                           Jimmy & Mary Walsh, Knocknageeha    

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         Flor McAuliffe, Murphy’s Terrace &

Sean McAuliffe, Aunagloor

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

Mass on Monday for Fr. Dan & Sr. Veronica Cronin, Dooneen, at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Mary Fitzpatrick, Mallow, at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday for Mary & Fintan Kiely, Liscahane at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Teresa Murphy, Minor Row at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Kathleen & Kevin Hickey, Shanaknuck 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.

CONFESSIONS: Every Saturday in Millstreet Church 12.30p.m.-1.00p.m.

Rotas for Next Weekend 18th/19th July





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


9.00 a.m. Liam Flynn Group B


10.15 a.m. Annabella O’Sullivan Group B


CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (19th): Jerry O’Sullivan  

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Breda Hickey, Claraghatlea & Con, Molly & Tade Hickey, Gortnacreeha.

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.

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

NATIONAL PILGRIMAGES TO CROAGH PATRICK: Garland Friday on July 24th – Mass on Summit at 10.00a.m. & Mass in Croagh Patrick car park at 7.30p.m. Reek Sunday 26th July. Confessions on Summit from 7.30a.m.-2.00p.m. Mass on Sumit every half hour from 8.00a.m.-2.00p.m.

Community Notices

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION: PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE: Annual old time thrashing & vintage display on Sunday 26th July. Fun for all the family. Live music by Tim O’Riordan & Natural Gas.
  • CULLEN YOUNG AT HEART: Gala Evening Out at Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney on Tuesday 28th Dinner followed by entertainment & dancing with Brendan Shine. Bus departs from Cullen Church at 5.45p.m. Please contact any committee member to book a seat not later than Friday 24th July.
  • KERRY ARCHAEOLOGICAL & HISTORICAL SOCIETY will host a History Outing led by Fr. Sean Tucker & Sean Radley visiting “Clara, Drishane, Kilmeedy Castle & Upper Ballydaly on Sunday 12th Meet at Carnegie Hall at 2.30p.m. All welcome
  • MASS at Tubrid Well on Thursday 16th July (Feast of our Lady of Mount Carmel) at 7.30p.m. Celebrant: Fr. Sean Tucker
  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY HOSPTIAL FUND will hold Church Gate Collection in Ballydaly & Cullen on Sunday next 19th
  • MOMENTS – an afternoon of music, drama & readings from Tommy Frank O’Connor’s collection of Thoughts as broadcast on Radio Kerry will take place in Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee, on Sunday 19th July between 2.30 & 4.30p.m. Admission free. All welcome.
  • LOUGH DERG 2015: Last day of the 3 day Pilgrimage is Thursday 13th No need to book. Information available at
  • YOUTH 2000 SUMMER FESTIVAL: 13th-16th August in Cistercian College, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary. Book online:
  • IRD DUHALLOW CYCLING SPORTIVE: Saturday 25th July commencing from Newmarket. Details from (029) 60633



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