Parish Newsletter – 30th April, 2017

Third Sunday of Easter – 30th April, 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:   Eileen Collins, Clara Road; Mary Dempsey, Edermine, Co. Wexford.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 29th April:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.  Denis Cronin, Coolinarne

Sunday 30th April:
Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.    Kathleen & Nelius Guerin, Ballydaly
Cullen      10.15 a.m.   Pat John Cronin, Lisnasheershane
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Jimmy Cashman, Clara Road

Anniversaries: Con Lane, Cahirdowney; Denis & Abina Lehane, Gneeves; John Kelleher, Drishane Road; Catherine O’Shea, Killowen; Con Keane, Coolikerane; Mikey Dennehy, Moll Carty’s Bridge. 


Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 6th May:                             

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                                          Hannie & Jackie Lane, Aubane

Sunday 7th May:        

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                                          

Cullen       10.15a.m.                                           Denis T & Peg Murphy, Lisnaboy

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                                          Kitty & Arthur Moynihan, Flintfield


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

Mass on Monday for Sheila Barry, Murphy’s Terrace (recently deceased) at 7.30p.m.

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

Mass on Wednesday & Thursday at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Jack Healy & his daughter Margaret O’Connor, Kilmeedy 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. Requests for Prayer & Special Intentions – A box & slips of papers for these intentions can be found at the back of the Church.  Each Tuesday & Wednesday the box will be placed on the altar for Mass and then placed in the Adoration Chapel so that people attending can pray for them


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

Rotas for Next Weekend 6th/7th May





  6.30 p.m. Deirdre Meade  Group D
  11.30  a.m. Raymond Gilbourne


  9.00 a.m. Liam Flynn  Group C


10.15 a.m. Aisling O’Riordan  Group H

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

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Eileen Murphy, Tanyard Wood & Cullen (recently deceased) at the request of Cullen Special Needs Association.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION Thursday in Cullen Church from 10.00a.m

BALLYDALY CHURCH:  First Holy Communion for Cloghoula National School on Saturday 6th May at 11.00a.m.

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

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

MILLSTREET CHURCH COLLECTORS: for May is Group 4Vigil Mass: C. Dineen; S. Lane, M. O’Regan & J.Sheehan.  11.30a.m. G. McSweeney, P. Breen, P. O’Shea, M. McSweeney & Ml. O’Riordan.

YOUTH PILGRIMAGE TO TAIZÉ 2017:  The diocesan pastoral team is still recruiting for this pilgrimage to Taizé, France.  The dates are 25th June – 2nd July.  Pilgrims must be between 18-30.  The cost of the pilgrimage is €400.  For application forms or further details contact Tomas Kenny on <email> or (086) 3683778

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET ACTIVE RETIRED are organising their annual recitation of the Rosary at Tubrid Well on this Monday 1st May at 11.00a.m. All welcome.  
  • BEALTAINE FESTIVAL: As part of this year’s festival a tea dance will be held in The Wallis Arms on Sunday 7th May between 2.30 & 5.30p.m.  Everybody welcome.
  • TUBRID WELL: The Rosary will be recited every night during the month of May commencing on Tuesday night (2nd May) at 8.00p.m.  All welcome.  Annual Mass on Friday 26h May
  • PITCH & PUTT COACHING for all age groups on Tuesday 2nd & 9th May at 7.00p.m.
  • CULLEN NATIONAL SCHOOL PARENTS ASSOCIATION will hold their annual Church Gate Collection in Ballydaly & Cullen next weekend.
  • RATHMORE PARISH COMMEMORATIVE NOVENA in Gneeveguilla starting on Friday 5th May to Saturday 13th Mass at 7.30p.m. each evening with guest speakers preceded by Recitation of Rosary at 7.15p.m.
  • BUS TO KNOCK on 14th May – departing from Millstreet Car Park at 7.45a.m. Contact Jerry (087) 2833696
  • THANK YOU to everyone who supported the recent collection for Epilepsy Ireland.
  • WELLBEING & MINDFUL LIVING – The Parents committee of Holy Family N.S. Rathmore will host a talk by Susan Fitzgerald at Holy Family N.S. Rathmore on Tuesday next at 8.00p.m. Learn how to keep stress at bay & keeping your child happy & balanced. All welcome.

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