Parish Newsletter – 31st January 2016

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YEAR OF MERCY: 8th December, 2015 – 20th November, 2016

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
31st 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: Alex Ryan, Old Coach Avenue; Teddy Collins, Rathcoole; Mairead Fouhy, Castletownroche.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 30th January:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m
. Kathleen Corcoran, Dooneen
Sunday 31st January:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m.
Dick Pomeroy, Clara
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Johnny & Hannah Mary Fleming, Mologhroe & Davy & Kitty Fleiming, London & May
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Peter & Nora Dineen, Cloghoula

Anniversaries: Mary O’Sullivan, Aubane; Patrick Creedon, Mushera; Danny Buckley, Liscahane; Bridget Kelleher, Liscahane Upper; Annie Murphy, Donoughmore & Aubane; Tade & Mary Murphy, Tureen, Knocknagree.

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 6th February:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Kathleen O’Riordan, Church Street

Sunday 7th February:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Willie Neenan, Ballydaly

Cullen 10.15a.m. John J. Murphy, Lisnaboy

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Meg Kelleher, Aubane & Jack Collins, Ballincollig.

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

Mass on Monday for John & Kathleen O’Sullivan, Clara Road at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday (Candlemas Day). The candles used during the year on the altar will be blessed during this Mass and if you wish to have candles of your own blessed please bring them also.

Mass on Wednesday (Feast of St. Blaise) for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m. followed by Blessing of Throats.

Mass on Thursday at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Pat Buckley, Cahirbarnagh at 7.30p.m.

Rotas for Next Weekend 6th/7th February







6.30 p.m.

Catriona Kelleher

Group A

11.30 a.m.

Eileen O’Sullivan


9.00 a.m.

Eileen Guerin

Group E


10.15 a.m.

Hugh O’Keeffe

Group D

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Tuesday & Wednesday from 10.30a.m. to

10.30p.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Millstreet.

MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY: for 7th & 14th February is Group A

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (7th): Pat Ryan

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Ellen & Tim Houlihan, Duarigle, followed by Blessing of Throats

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION Thursday in Cullen Church 10.00a.m. to 7.00p.m.

LECTIO DIVINA will take place during Lent commencing on Monday 8th in the Parish Centre at 8.00p.m.

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

DIOCESAN COLLECTION: Next weekend (6th/7th) for Lourdes Helpers.


FIRST FRIDAY CALLS: Fr. Fitzgerald will make calls for the month of February during the coming week.


YEAR OF MERCY DIOCESAN REFLECTION DAY: Bishop Crean invites everyone to be part of an afternoon of reflection on the Year of Mercy led by Dr. Edward Sri, internationally known Catholic speaker on 7th Feb at Silver Springs Hotel between 3.00 & 6.30p.m. Further details from (086) 2420240

FR. SEAMUS O’CONNELL & LUKE’S GOSPEL: To celebrate the Year of Mercy Fr. O’Connell will give two night presentation on Luke’s Gospel. Friday 12th February in KDYS, Killarney & Friday 26th February in St. Brendan’s Pastoral Centre, Tralee. Booking & details from (064) 6632644 or <email>

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY SCHOOL presents Sean O’Casey’s playThe Plough & the Stars” on 2nd, 3rd & 4th February at 8.00p.m. Tickets from school

  • ANAM CARA monthly meeting on 9th February at 7.30p.m. in Recovery Haven, Tralee

  • ARDFERT CENTRE: Year of Mercy – course of faith by Fr. Sean Sheehy 10th, 17th & 24th Feb at 7.00p.m. Thanksgiving evening to celebrate the gift of Married Life – 10th Feb at 7.30p.m. Lenten Reflection Day – 12th & 14th Feb from 10.00 to 5.00p.m. by Bishop Brendan Comiskey.

  • LATIN MASS: Holy Cross Church, Tralee on Sunday 7th Feb & 21st. at 1.30p.m.

  • DIOCESE OF KERRY EARTH WEEK: Host a meeting to discuss biodiversity in The Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee on 2nd February at 7.30p.m.

  • IRISH GRINDS available from Liz – contact (086) 3443324

  • THANK YOU to all who supported the Church Gate collection for Youth Suicide Prevention of Ireland. Total donated: €274.05

  • THANK YOU to all who supported the clothes collection for students travelling

To Lourdes as Easter.

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