Parish Newsletter – 23rd July 2016

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 24th July, 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: Alan Cannon, Liscahane & Liverpool; Thomas O’Connor, Killorglin; Fr. Larry Kelly and Mgr. Pádraig Ó’Fiannachta – retired priests of  the Kerry Diocese.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 23rd July:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Seamus O’Sullivan, Rathduane
Sunday 24th July:
Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                           
Joe White, Tubber
Cullen      10.15 a.m.                           Kathleen, J.J. & James O’Mahony, Clonakilty
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                             Catherine & James O’Connor, Kilcummin & their daughter, Betty Smith, Boston

Anniversaries: James Kelleher, Pound Hill; Sheila Casey, Clara; Gillian Hartnett, Clara Road; Peg Casey, Clara; Jackie Lane, Aubane; Michael J. Kelleher, Aubane;  Julia McSweeney, Flintfield; Cait Cronin, Kilmeedy; Jerh & Julia Healy, Keim;  Maura O’Sullivan, Main Street; Pat Joe, J.J. & Mick Lehane, Minor Row;  Edmond Coffey, Macroom Road; Liam O’Driscoll, Lackabawn; Kathleen O’Keeffe, Knocknashinnagh;  Denis Kelleher, Clondrohid; Mary, Thomas & the Healy Family, Clondrohid; Patrick Dineen, Bristol & Carrigacooleen; Catherine Holmes, Claraghatlea & Nenagh; Jerry O’Leary, Knockcahill.


Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 30th July:
Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                         
Denis Healy, Tullig Cross
Sunday 31st July:
Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                          
Abbie & William O’Regan & Catherine Hickey
Cullen       10.15a.m.                           Margaret O’Mahony, Knocknageeha & her daughter Theresa Twomey, Rathcoole
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Denis & Abina Lehane, Gneeves 

 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 24th & 31st July:  Group A

Rotas for Next Weekend 30th/31st July





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


  9.00 a.m. Liam Flynn Group B


10.15 a.m. Marie O’Sullivan Group H


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

Mass on Monday for Gillian Hartnett, Clara Road at 10.00a.m.

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

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

Mass on Thursday for Michael J. Kelleher, Aubane at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Denis Kelleher, Clondrohid at 7.30pm.

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 (31st): Billy O’Sullivan   

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Batt Cronin, Dublin & Tureencahill (recently deceased)

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION every Thursday in Cullen Church from 10.00a.m. to 7.00p.m.  All are welcome.  Requests for Prayer & Special Intentions – A box & slips of papers for these intentions can be found at the back of the Church. The box will be then placed on 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.



Community Notices

  • OPENING CEREMONY for the FEI European Jumping Championships will take place on next Tuesday 26th commencing with The Parade of Nations at 6.30p.m., led by Millstreet Pipe band, through Millstreet Town (from the Fairfield Car Park) & finishing in the Arena. Liam O’Connor will provide entertainment in the Arena.
  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIAITON: Annual Harvest Afternoon Sunday 24th  Displays include:  Old time threshing, vintage display including Broomhill Vintage Group, donkey derby, children’s sports, raffles and many more side shows.  Fun for all the family – starting at 1.00p.m.
  • CHURCH GATE COLLECTION on Sunday 31st July in Ballydaly to buy a defibrillator for use in the locality
  • IRD DUHALLOW: will hold their AGM & launch of Progress Report 15-16 on Wednesday 27th July at 8.00p.m. in James O’Keeffe Institute, Newmarket.
  • TRALEE DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP will hold their meeting in the Rose Hotel, Tralee on Thursday 28th All welcome
  • CONFERECNE FOR YOUNG ADULTS: between the ages of 18-40 will take place on 20th & 21st August in All Hallows, Dublin. The Legion of Mary in Kerry wish to sponsor at least 2 young adults who might have an interest in attending.  Contact Patricia for details (087) 9048659
  • PILGRMAGE TO KNOCK & LOUGH DERG: 22nd-24th August (3 days). Includes visit to Knock, day retreat to Lough Derg, coach for 3 days, breakfasts, evening meals & accommodation in Bundoran.  Early booking advisable – deposits secures booking.  Contact Ken O’Day for details (087) 2048677.

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