Parish Newsletter – 22nd January, 2017

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time – 22nd January, 2017

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. Joe Murphy, West End; Michael Herlihy, Knockane, Cullen; Patricia Kelleher, Killarney; Sr. Hilary O’Rourke, Infant Jesus Sister Drishane; Joan Lucey, Carrigadrohid.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 21st January:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Margaret O’Hare, Cloghoulamore
Sunday 22nd January:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Eddie Murphy, Ballydaly (recently deceased)
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Deceased members of the O’Connor Family, Nohovaldaly
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Bridget & Cornelius Keane, Drimoleague

Anniversaries: Hannie Murphy, Liscahane; Danny Buckley, Liscahane; Bina & Timmy Duggan & Nora Creedon, West End; Kate Kelleher, Murphy’s Terrace; Maura Dowling, Murphy’s Terrace; Ann Marie Murphy, Clarabeg; Margaret Mullane, Coolikerane; Tade Mullane, Curragh; Joan Murphy, Knocknakilla; Joan, Hannie & Jack O’Leary & Mary King, Mologhroe; Dan Hickey, Knockduff; Timothy & Bridget Nugent, Dromcollogher. 

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 28th January:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Kathleen Corcoran, Dooneen

Sunday 29th January:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Dick Pomeroy, Clara

Cullen 10.15a.m. Tom, Eileen & Larry Kelleher, Cullen Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Michael Lane, Carriganima


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

Mass on Monday for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Hannie Murphy, Cockhill at 10.00a.m.

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

Mass on Thursday at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Patrick & Mary Geary & Mairead Fouhy at 7.30p.m.

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

CONFESSIONS: Every Saturday in Millstreet Church 12.30p.m.-1.00p.m.

Rotas for Next Weekend 28th/29th January







6.30 p.m.

Padraig Creedon

Group C

11.30 a.m.

Jerry Doody


9.00 a.m.

Mary Murphy

Group C


10.15 a.m.

Aisling O’Riordan

Group G

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (29th): Paudie O’Keeffe

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

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.

ECUMENICAL PRAYER SERVICE for the week of prayer for Christian Unity will take place on this Sunday 22nd January at 3.00p.m. in St. Mary’s Church of Ireland, Killarney. All welcome.

Community Notices

  • CLOGHOULA N.S: Enrolment September 2017: Enrolment forms are available from the school (between 9.30a.m. & 2.30p.m.) and from the local playschools. Please return completed forms to Cloghoula N.S.

  • MILLSTREET TOWN PARK AGM on Friday 27th January in the Canon O’Donovan Centre at 8.00p.m.

  • MILLSTREET PITCH & PUTT AGM will take place in the GAA Hall on Saturday 28th January at 7.30p.m.

  • MILLSTREET CAMOGIE CLUB AGM: on Monday 30th January in the Parish Centre at 8.30p.m.

  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY COUNCIL AGM: on Tuesday 31st January at 8.30p.m. in the Wallis Arms. All welcome

  • MILLSTREET ADULT LEARNING CENTRE based in Main Street (2 doors up from Aisling Shop) are recommencing classes for 2017. Classes include: basic computers; advanced computers; word processing; English for beginners; advanced English; English reading & writing; using technology (smart phones & laptops) & skills for work night classes for farmers. Most classes run between 1.5 & 3 hours one day a week, depending on level. This term, there is also a new programme of intensive tuition based around computer skills that incorporates 6 hours of classes per week for 14 weeks. If you are interested please call to the centre on Tuesday or Thursday or contact Marie on (086) 7707301. Classes open to those over 18 years, early school leavers, those on welfare payments, retired people, stay at home mothers/fathers or anyone who would like to up skill. Everybody welcome.

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION: Annual sponsored weigh-in continues every Monday night with Jive classes between 8.00 & 9.00p.m.

  • CULLEN NATIONAL SCHOOL: Enrolment forms for new entrants September 2017 will be available for collection from the school between 23th & 27th January. Forms can also be downloaded from the school website – Please return form to the school before January 31st.

  • RATHMORE PANTO: “Sleeping Beauty” first performance 28th January & continues to 5th February. Details & tickets available from (064) 7758526

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