Parish Newsletter – 20th September 2015

Twenty Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 20th September, 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: Matthew O’Riordan, Lackabawn; Eileen Coakley, Faha

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 21st September:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m
. Alan & Tommy O’Connor, Minor Row

Sunday 20th September:
Ballydaly  9.00 a.m.
Mary Twomey, Rathduane
Cullen     10.15 a.m. Eugene Cronin, Cullen
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Denis J. O’Riordan, Dromsicane

Anniversaries: Eugene Cronin, Dromnahilla; John Cronin, Murphy’s Terrace; Hannah Coleman, Kilcorney; James O’Mahony, Clonakilty; Jackie Donnelly, Derragh; Johnny & Ciss O’Mahony, Glountane;


Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 26th September:                            

Millstreet  6.30 p.m.                         Tadhg Moynihan, Killarney Road   

Sunday 27th September:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.

Cullen     10.15a.m.                            Patrick Kelleher, Lisnaboy                               

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         Sheila Cronin, Main Street


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

Mass on Monday at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Tuesday (Private Intention) at 10.00a.m.

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

Mass on Thursday for Jackie Donnelly, Derragh at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Bill, Liz & Billy O’Sullivan, Coalpits and Denis & Nora O’Sullivan, Inches 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

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

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

Rotas for Next Weekend 26th/27th September





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


9.00 a.m. Dan O’Riordan Group C


10.15 a.m. Carmel Fleming Group E

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (27th): Dan O’Sullivan  

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Kit Hickey, Knockduff

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

ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: 10 week adult faith formation course entitled “Come back to me with all your heart” will commence on 23rd Sept at 7.00p.m. Booking on (066) 7134276

DIOCESAN COURSE IN YOUTH PASTORAL MINISTRY 2015-2016: This course is aimed at adults interested in developing the knowledge and skills to work with young people in nurturing their faith in a parish, school or youth service setting. Commencing on 29th September. Details from Bernie McCaffrey (087) 6484367.

DROMTARIFFE PARISH presents “Come as you are” – four enlightening evenings with four inspirational speakers during October 2015. Further details at the back of each church. All welcome.

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET PIPE BAND OPEN NIGHT on Friday 25th September from 8.30p.m. in the bandroom in the Carneige Hall for anyone interested in joining or for any past members wishing to return.
  • CANON O’DONOVAN DAY CARE CENTRE provide a wide variety of services for the community both in the centre and also with meal deliveries to people in their own homes. New people are always welcome to avail of these services. Contact the office at (029) 70926
  • THANK YOU: Sr. Consilio & Agnes Fitzgerald of Cuan Mhuire, Bruree & Farnanes would sincerely like to thank everyone who contributed to their recent Church Gate Collection. Total collected: €1.412.00
  • TRADITIONAL MUSIC LESSONS resuming in Cullen Community Centre on Monday 21st Sept from 6.00p.m. Contact Anne on (087) 6736337
  • CORK & KERRY CHARISMATIC RENEWAL CONFERENCE will take place in the Cork International Airport Hotel on 17th & 18th Theme “Eucharistic Amazement”. Main speaker Fr. Jim McManus CSSR & Marie Beirne
  • FUNDRAISER for St. Mary of the Angels/St. John of Kerry Service Day service will be held in The Killarney Heights Hotel, on Thursday 1st October at 7.00p.m. This will be their 1st Arts & Craft Fundraising Exhibition.
  • MUSIC CLASSES for all ages & abilities starting in October on Friday evening in Millstreet. Classes will be arranged on demand. For further details ring (086) 8303015 or (086) 6049271
  • AUBANE COMMUNITY CENTRE: Set dancing commencing on 21st September at 9.15p.m. and continuing every Monday night.
  • ACCORD PRE-MARRIAGE COURSES for those getting married in the New Year: Available dates for each month available at the back of each Church or contact (064) 6632644.
  • Thought for the week ahead: Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer



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