Parish Newsletter – 17th January, 2016

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time – 17th 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: Mary McCarthy, Kilcummin & Annagloor; Willie John Murphy, Kilbrin & Flintfield; Josie McCarthy, Dunmanway.

Saturday 16th January:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m
. Mary Wyse & the deceased members of the Kelleher Family, Lackabawn
Sunday 17
th January:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m.
Peggie Horgan, Ballydaly
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Art, Margaret & Jackie O’Connor, Nohovaldaly
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Sonny & Anne Marie Murphy, Clarabeg

ANNIVERSARIES: Fr. Denis Manley, The Square; Bina Duggan, West End; Hannah Mary Kelleher, The Bridge; James & Hannah Lucey, Station Road; Dan Barry, Lackabawn; Jackie Murphy & the deceased members of the Murphy family, Tanyard; David Burke, Drishanebeg; Con D. Kelleher, Aubane; Eileen Murphy, Killowen; Thade Mullane, Curragh; Dan Hickey, Knockduff; Maureen O’Donoghue, Knockduff; James & Mary Hickey & the deceased members of the Hickey Family, Derragh; Billy & Kathleen Guerin, Ballydaly & Cloghoula; Kitty McSweeney, Rathcoole; Denis Duggan, Carriganima;

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 23rd January:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Joan Duggan, West End

Sunday 24th January:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. The deceased members of the Murphy Family Ballydaly Lower

Cullen 10.15a.m. Mary O’Sullivan, Two Gneeves

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Con O’Sullivan, Claramore

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

Mass on Monday for Bertie & Katie Kelleher, Murphy’s Terrace at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Timmy & Bina Duggan & Nora Creedon, West End at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday for Hannah & James Lucey, Station Road at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Nora Carroll, Tullig at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Con Corcoran, Murphy’s Terrace at 7.30p.m.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament recommences this Tuesday & Wednesday from 10.30a.m. to 10.30p.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Millstreet.

Rotas for Next Weekend 23rd/24th January







6.30 p.m.

Dr. Pat Casey

Group D

11.30 a.m.

Liam Burke


9.00 a.m.

Dan O’Riordan

Group C


10.15 a.m.

Patricia Murphy

Group B

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (24th): Jerome Ryan

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

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION recommences on this Thursday in Cullen Church from 10.00a.m. to 7.00p.m

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

DO THIS IN MEMORY: The next night of the special Parish based programme for First Holy Communion children & parents is taking place next weekend during Vigil Mass in Millstreet next Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th in Cullen at 10.15a.m

MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY: for 24th & 31st January: Group F

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 & 6th 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

  • CLOTHES COLLECTION: FRIDAY 22nd JAN: in aid of the students travelling to Lourdes from Millstreet Community School this Easter. Collection points: Millstreet Community School Bus Park between 9 & 12.00noon & GAA Car Park between 1.00 & 6.00p.m.

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION: Annual sponsored weigh-in continues every Monday 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.

  • CULLEN PIPE BAND will celebrate its 75th Anniversary in the Dromhall Hotel on 19th March. Tickets €30 available from Patrick (087) 6333793 or Con (087)2347651. Commemorative booklet to be published please contact the above if you wish to contribute to the content.

  • VOCATIONS AFTERNOON: “Come & see” on Saturday 6th February between 2.00 & 4.30p.m. at the Poor Clare Monastery, Cork. Details:

  • TRÓCAIRE: If you wish to be involved in the Kerry Diocesan Volunteer Initiative please contact Janice Twomey (021) 4275622 before 22nd January.

  • MILLSTREET MENSSHED: Open evening on Tuesday 26th January at 8.00p.m. All welcome.

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