Parish Newsletter – 10th January, 2016


The Baptism of the Lord – 10th January, 2016

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: Fr. Denis Quirke & Fr. Denis Costello, Diocese of Kerry; John Healy, Macroom & Aubane, Bridie Hannon, Minehill

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 9th January:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Dan Joe Kelleher & the deceased members of the Kelleher Family, Tullig
Sunday 10th January:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. People of the Parish
Cullen 10.15 a.m.
Tim O’Sullivan, Lisnaboy & Denis, Kathleen & Pat Joe Murphy, Coolinarne
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.
Mary Murphy, West End.

Anniversaries: Nell Hickey, Mill Lane; Con Corcoran, Murphy’s Terrace; Mai Kennelly, Killarney Road; Margaret & Joan Duggan, West End; May O’Sullivan, Minor Row; Grace O’Callaghan, Liscahane; John Desmond, Liscahane; Mary & John Ryan, Cockhill; Michael Corbett, Knocknageeha; Michael & Mary Mulcahy, Cullen; Patrick & Donie Long, Rylane; P.J. Murphy, Newmarket & Cork; Ellen O’Riordan, Carriganima.

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 16th January:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Mary Wyse & the deceased members of The Kelleher Family, Lackabawn.

Sunday 17th January:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Peggie Horgan, Ballydaly

Cullen 10.15a.m. Art, Margaret & Jackie O’Connor, Nohovaldaly Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Sonny & Anne Marie Murphy, Clarabeg

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

There will be no Mass on Monday

Mass on Tuesday for Christopher & Nora Dennehy, Church Street at 10.00a.m.

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

Mass on Thursday for John & Joan O’Connor, Ballinkeen at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Teddy O’Callaghan, The Square (recently deceased) at 7.30p.m.


Rotas for Next Weekend 16th/17th January







6.30 p.m.

Maria Kelleher

Group C

11.30 a.m.

Veronica Lyons


9.00 a.m.

Maeve O’Sullivan

Group B


10.15 a.m.

Dominic Cronin

Group A

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (17th): Willie O’Connell

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Den & Florrie Moynihan, Lyreaoune.

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

THINKING ABOUT THE PRIESTHOOD: Maybe you have been thinking about the Priesthood as a way of life for you? Maybe you have felt you are being called? You are invited to St. Patrick’s College, Thurles on 5th & 5th February. Starting with dinner, overnight stay, brief talk on discerning a vocation, preparation for Mass, lunch and final discussion. For more information contact Fr. Michael Moynihan P.P. Glengarriff (087) 6551902 or Fr. Liam Comer P.P. Dromtariffe (087) 2401246

MONSIGNOR HUGH O’FLAHERTY 2016 TRIP TO ROME: 5th-9th May, 2016. Trip will include: The inauguration of the O’Flaherty Memorial within Vatican City, visiting places in Rome associated with O’Flaherty, angelus with Pope Francis, Option of attending Mass at the tomb of St. Peter & passing through the Holy door for the Jubilee Year of Mercy. This trip is limited to 50 people. Contact Kieran or Laura at Cultural Connections: (057) 9355050 or <email>

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET TOWN PARK: Annual General Meeting on Friday 15th January, 2016 in Canon O’Donovan Centre at 8.00p.m.

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION: Annual sponsored weigh-in begins on this Monday (11th) at 8.00p.m. Zumba fitness classes will begin on 18th January at 8.00p.m. followed by music & dancing at 8.30p.m. Everyone welcome.

  • PUBLIC TALK hosted by Diocese of Kerry entitled: Awakening the heart – spirituality for today, given by Martina Lehane Sheehan on Tuesday 12th January at 8.00p.m. in INEC Killarney. Admission free.

  • ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: A course on Faith – 20th & 27th January; Capacitar Workshop on 23rd January; Ardfert Local History Lecture Series – Ardfert witnesses at the Casement trial by Helen O’Carroll on Thursday 28th January at 8.00p.m.

  • MARIAN PLAYERS RATHMORE presents their 29th Annual pantomime “Babes in the Wood” in Community Centre Rathmore on 23rd January at 7.30p.m. Booking office number: (064) 7758526 or (087) 9562920.

  • THANK YOU to everyone who supported the recent Hamper collection for the homeless.

  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY HOSPITAL wishes to thank all those who supported them during the past year.

  • MILLSTREET GRAMOPHONE CIRCLE will meet in the Canon O’Donovan Centre on Friday 15th January at 8.15p.m. The presenter is Sean Radley. All are welcome.

  • SET DANCING will resume in Ballydaly Hall on Wednesday 13th January at 8.30p.m. Everyone welcome.

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