Parish Newsletter – Easter Sunday – 27th March, 2016

Easter Sunday – 27th March, 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: Betty Kelly, Ploverfield; Mary Hickey, Carrigaline, Rathmore; Brother Vincent Corkery, Malaysia & Liscahane

Mass Intentions this Week-end
Saturday 26th March:
Millstreet Vigil 8.00 p.m.                  Easter Vigil – Mass for People of the Parish
Sunday 27th March:
Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.
Cullen      10.15 a.m.                          
John Ring, Eagloune; his parents Tim & Hannah & his brothers Timmy Joe & Michael
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Commemoration Mass for 1916 Volunteers

Anniversaries: Paddy Casey, Clara; Mary Ellen & John Radley, Minor Row; Batt O’Keeffe, Mill View & Clara Road; Brendan Kiely, Station Road;  Netta Dennehy, Cloghoula; Siobhan Moynihan & the deceased members of the Moynihan Family, Cloghoula & Tanyard;  Julia O’Connell, Dooneen; Dan Lyons, Dooneen; Pete Moynihan, Lackadota; Patrick & Lena Buckley, Aubane; Michael & Mary Buckley, Aubane;  John C & Julia O’Leary, Adrivale; Jerry O’Leary, Knockcahill James Murphy, Cork; Matt Twomey, Kilcorney; Arthur Lenihan, Castleisland; Mary Bailey, Kilcorney.

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 2nd April:                             

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          Han O’Leary, Toorbonia                    

Divine Mercy Sunday 3rd April:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Fr. Tim Buckley, Toorbonia & England

Cullen       10.15a.m.                           Julia & Jackie Murphy, Coolikerane                

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Timmy O’Connor, Dooneen

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

Mass on Monday for Peter Roche, Drishanebeg (recently deceased) at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Mary Ellen & John Radley, Minor Row at 10.00a.m

Mass on Wednesday for Mary Bailey, Kilcorney at

Mass on Thursday for Breda Buckley, Coolnagillagh at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Tony Kelleher, Murphy’s Terrace at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Saturday for Brother Vincent Corkery, Malaysia & Millstreet (recently deceased) at 10.00a.m.

Rotas for Next Weekend 2nd/3rd April





  6.30 p.m.  Sharon Lane  Group A
  11.30  a.m.  Michael Cashman


  9.00 a.m.  Eileen Guerin  Group D


10.15 a.m. Marie O’Sullivan Group G

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

CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (3rd): Pat Ryan   

Mass on Monday for Mary Hickey, Carrigaline at 11.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Con O’Sullivan, Lyreaoune at 7.30p.m.


LEGION OF MARY: Meeting on Tuesday night in The Parish Centre at 8.00p.m. If anyone is interested in having the statue of Our Lady of Fatima in their home for a week please contact the following numbers (029)71303 or (087) 6805448.

DIVINE MERCY: The Divine Mercy Novena will continue each day at 3.00p.m. in the Church and will conclude next Sunday on Divine Mercy Sunday. Devotions will start with the “Chaplet” at 3.00p.m. Confessions will begin at 2.30p.m. People are invited to bring any Holy Objects they wish to have blessed.
MILLSTREET CHURCH COLLECTORS for April – Group: 3. Vigil Mass:  S. Lane; C. O’Shea, N. Casey & Dr. P. Casey.  11.30a.m. N. Collins, P. Healy, J. Doody, B. Murphy & C. Healy.

MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY: for 3rd & 10th April:  Group E

Community Notices

  • FEILE CHEOIL will take place on Sunday 17th April in starting at 11.00a.m. Timetables & further details from <email>
  • ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: A Course on Faith by Fr. Sean Sheehy on Wednesday 30th at 7.00p.m; Celtic Spirituality – “Indoor & Outdoor Experiences” by Fr. Ml Rodgers on 8th-10th  Bookings (066) 7134276
  • PILGRIMAGE TO HOLY LAND: Led by Archbishop Eamon Martin from 9th-17th Details & itinerary on or (01) 8783111.
  • IRD DUHALLOW: Full time Horticulture Course starting 18th  Further details from Katie Crowley (029) 60633
  • CENSUS 2016: The Census of Populations 2016 will take place on Sunday 24th  Census forms are being delivered to homes in all areas between 23rd March & 23rd April by Census Enumerators.  All Enumerators carry Photo ID and wear Hi-Viz jackets – a very important security check.
  • KERRY SAMARITANS: Free call number 116123
  • PARISH OFFICE will be closed on next Tuesday (29th)


My sincere thanks to all who participated in our Easter Ceremonies and helped to make them so meaningful for our Parish.

I welcome home all who have travelled to be with their families this Easter Season and we keep in our thoughts and prayers those who are not with us this year.


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