Parish Newsletter – 5th February, 2017

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 5th February, 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: Nora Creedon, Laught; Eileen Murphy, Tanyard Wood & Glountane, Cullen.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 4th February:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Con Corcoran, Murphy’s Terrace
Sunday 5th February:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Michael & Theresa Herlihy, Cahirbarnagh
Cullen 10.15 a.m. John J Murphy, Lisnaboy
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Meg Kelleher, Aubane & Jack Collins, Ballincollig

Anniversaries: Mary Cronin, Main Street; Johnny & Kathleen O’Sullivan, Clara Road; Julia Duggan, Claraghatlea; Pat Horgan, Ballydaly; Pat Buckley, Cahirbarnagh; Tim Dennehy, Two Gneeves; Nora & Denis O’Sullivan, Inches; Ellen Kelleher, North Horsemount, Kilcorney. 

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 11th February:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Pat Joe Kelleher, Pound Hill

Sunday 12th February:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Willie Neenan, Ballydaly

Cullen 10.15a.m. Mary O’Mahony, Meenagloherane

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Pauline & Dan Lyons, Dooneen


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

Mass on Monday for Mary Cronin, Main Street at 7.30p.m.

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

Mass on Wednesday for Julia & Dan Duggan, Claraghatlea at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for William Hickey, Kilcommon, Co. Tipperary at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for the deceased members of the Kelleher Family, Lisnaboy & the Dennehy Family, Murphy’s Terrace at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Saturday for Fr. Joe Murphy, West End (recently deceased) at 10.00a.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 11th/12th February







6.30 p.m.

Sharon Lane

Group E

11.30 a.m.

Bernie Cronin


9.00 a.m.

Ann Marie Murphy

Group E


10.15 a.m.

Marie O’Sullivan

Group A

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (12th): Conor Morley

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Mary, Neily & Eddie O’Sullivan, Lyreaoune

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION Thursday in Cullen Church from 10.00a.m.

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

DIOCESAN COLLECTION: next weekend for Lourdes Helpers. This collection helps towards the cost of those travelling as helpers on our Diocesan Pilgrimage and it also assists pilgrims who may not be able to afford to pay the full fare and would like to go to Lourdes. Your support is much appreciated.


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 on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th in Cullen at 10.15a.m

CONFIRMATION PLEDGE: Parents/guardians of Confirmation Candidates from Cullen are reminded that those receiving Confirmation this year will take their Confirmation Pledge during 10.15a.m. Mass on next Sunday 12th. Children from Millstreet will take their Confirmation Pledge during Vigil Mass on Saturday 18th February.

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET JUVENILE AGM on this Monday night (6th) at 8.00p.m. in GAA Hall.

  • BALLYDALY SOCIAL GROUP AGM on next Tuesday (7th) at 8.00p.m. in Ballydaly Hall. New members welcome.

  • AUBANE SOCIAL CLUB will make a presentation on behalf of the Aubane Community to recently retired postman, Noel Keating on Friday 24th February at 8.00p.m. in Aubane Community Centre. All welcome.

  • AUBANE COMMUNITY TEXT alert are still accepting application from the public who wish to join their 2017 text alert. Please contact John F. Kelleher (086) 1942161 for details.

  • THANK YOU to everyone who supported the recent Church Gate Collection for Cork Mental Health Association the total raised was €991.00

  • ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Wednesday 8th February at 7.00p.m. “The Faith Prayed” with Fr. Sean Sheehy; Saturday 18th February Reflection day with Bishop Brendan Comiskey (open to all) 10.00 – 5.00p.m; Sunday 19th February 10.00-5.00p.m. (for those in recovery, family & friends); Tuesday 21st February “Evening for All Eucharist Ministers within the Kerry Diocese” led by Bishop (Emeritus) Bill Murphy at 7.00p.m.

  • WORKSHOP FOR PARISH CANTORS: Tuesday 21st March at 7.30p.m. in John Paul II Pastoral Centre, Killarney. Facilitators Tomás Kenny & Ailish O’Connor. Cost of workshop €10 per participant. Limited places please book before Wednesday 15th March. Contact Tomás (086) 3683778 or <email>

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