Parish Newsletter – 19th July, 2015

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 19th 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: Denis Murphy, Rathmore & Cullen

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 18th July:

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

Sunday 19th July:                  

Ballydaly  9.00 a.m.                            Seamus O’Sullivan, Rathduane           

Cullen     10.15 a.m.                          Jimmy & Mary Walsh, Knocknageeha

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

Sean McAuliffe, Aunagloor

Anniversaries:                            Peter Ring, Aubane; Anglea Buckley, Aubane; Dorothy Fitzgerald, Macroom Road; Nora Kelleher, Kilmeedy Upper; Maura O’Sullivan, Main Street; Denis Manley, The Square; Han & Paddy Lane, Coolinarne; Breda Hickey, Claraghatlea; Denis, Hannah Mary & Dan McSweeney, Knocknageeha; Betty O’Callaghan, Banteer; Jerry Wyse, Cork; Dan & Julia O’Donoghue, Ballineen.


Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 25th July:                            

Millstreet  6.30 p.m.                         Denis Kelleher, Clondrohid               

Sunday 26th July:          

Ballydaly  9.00 a.m.                          Joan Guerin, Knocknagullane

Cullen       10.15a.m.                           Margaret O’Mahony, Knocknageeha                                                                              & her daughter, Theresa Twomey, Rathcoole

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         Marie Healy, Cuarracahill


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

Mass on Monday for Betty O’Callaghan, Banteer at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Denis & Margaret Looney, Claraghatlea at 7.30p.m.

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

Mass on Thursday for Gillian Hartnett, Clara Road at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Angela & Jimmy Buckley, Aubane 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 25th/26th July





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


9.00 a.m. Deirdre McAuliffe Group C


10.15 a.m. Noreen Meade Group C


CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (26th):  Sean Hickey

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. in St. Laitiarian’s Cemetery

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.

MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY: 26th July & 2nd August: Group E

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: Annual old time thrashing & vintage display on next Sunday 26th July. Fun for all the family. Live music by Tim O’Riordan & Natural Gas. COMMITTEE MEETING: Wednesday 22nd July at 8.00p.m.
  • 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.
  • BENEDICT’S PRIORY, COBH: Opportunities to share the life of this community of women discerning a vocation to religious life. Contact Mother Prioress (021) 4811354
  • LOUGH DERG: Last of the 3 day Pilgrimage on 13th Details on or (071) 9861518
  • IRD DUHALLOW CYCLING SPORTIVE: Saturday 25th July commencing in Newmarket Details from (029) 60633
  • YOUTH 2000 FESTIVAL: 13th-16th August at the Cistercian College, Roscrea. Details & bookings:
  • IRISH CANCER SOCIETY: Annual Church Gate Collection in Millstreet next weekend (25th/26th July). Support greatly appreciated.
  • 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 this Sunday 19th July between 2.30 & 4.30p.m. Admission free. All welcome.
  • PARISH FINANCIAL REPORT 2014: Copies of this report are available at the back of each church. Please take a copy.
  • Thought for the week: It is not what we get, but who we become, what we contribute, that gives meaning to our lives.



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