Parish Newsletter – 14th May, 2017

Fifth Sunday of Easter – 14th May, 2017
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.  
Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948
Email:  <email>

 This weekend we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Apparitions at Fatima which began on the 13th May, 1917, when the “Lady” asked the children to pray for sinners and an end to the World War.  In the final apparition on 13th October, 1917, the “Lady” identified herself as Our Lady of the Rosary and called for prayer and conversion.

RECENT DEATHS: Patrick Murphy, Ballinagree and Cork; Denis O’Riordan, Cork & Millstreet; Eileen Tucker, Killarney and Ballydaly.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 13th May 2017:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Bridget & Patrick O’Sullivan, Dooneen
Sunday 14th May 2017 :
Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.  Jackie & Lena Cronin, Lackabawn
Cullen      10.15 a.m.  Hugh & Mary O’Keeffe, Glountane & Boherbue
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.  Nora & Timothy Kelleher, Lislehane

Anniversaries: John Joe & Nora Mary O’Mahony, Cockhill, Michael Lucey, Clara Road, Thomas O’Mahony, Kilmeedy, Jack Healy, Kimeedy, John Dromey, Murphys Terrace,      Sr. Veronica Cronin, Dooneen, Seamus Lucey, Station Road, Nell Twomey, Pound Hill, Mamie Twomey, Mill View, Denis, Hannah Mary, & Dan McSweeney, Kncknageeha, Matthew Bradley, Knocknagurrane, Julia Hickey, Mologhroe, Joan Cronin, Kilcorney, John Dineen, Cahirbarnagh, Joe McCarthy, Cork, Michael Hannon, Dromagh. 


Mass Intentions for next week:
Saturday 20th May 2017:
Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                           Denis O’Hare, Coole
Sunday 21st May 2017:
Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.
Cullen       10.15a.m.                           Deceased members of Lehane & McKelvey Family, Lisaniska
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Donie Murphy, West End


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

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

Mass on Tuesday for Seamus Lucey, Station Road at 10.00 a.m.

Mass on Wednesday for John J. Dineen, Rathmore at 10.00 a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Eileen Murphy, Kippagh at 10.00 a.m.

Mass on Friday for Deceased members of Manley Family & John ‘Sing’ O’Sullivan at 7.30 p.m.

Mass on Saturday for Phelim Marron, Cork and Clara Road at 10.00 a.m.

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

Rotas for Next Weekend 20th/21st May





  6.30 p.m.   Catriona Kelleher  Group A
  11.30  a.m.  Sr. Peter Fahy


  9.00 a.m.  Eileen Guerin  Group E


10.15 a.m.  Maria O’Sullivan  Group B

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 (21st):   Jerry O’Sullivan

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for  Bunnie & Christy Morley, Lislehane, Nuala Joyce, Tralee & Paddy O’Sullivan, Cahirbarnagh.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION every Thursday in Cullen Church from 10.00a.m. to 7.00p.m.  All are welcome

DIOCESAN COLLECTION: Next Weekend for Education of Clergy


CONGRATULATIONS to the children of Cullen, Cloghoula and Millstreet National Schools who received their First Holy Communion this year.

Community Notices

  • TUBRID WELL:   During the month of May the Rosary will be recited every night at 8.00p.m.  All welcome.  Annual Mass on Friday 26h May
  • CLOGHOULA N.S. PATTERN DAY on next Sunday 14th commencing at 1.00p.m. Great day out for all the family activities include.
  • MILLSTREET PRESENTATION N.S. Open Day for Junior Infants starting in September on Friday 19th May between 10.00am.and 11 a.m.
  • CULLEN N.S. PARENTS ASSOCIATION wish to thank everyone who supported their Church Gate Collection last weekend.
  • MILLLSTREET LIBRARY Country/Bluegrass band Thunder & Rain from Colorado will be performing in Millstreet Library at 11.30a.m.on Friday 19th May as part of the Bealtaine Festival. All are welcome.
  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY SCHOOL Transition Year Graduation Mass on Tuesday 16th May at 7.30 p.m. in Millstreet Community School Library.
  • FANCY DRESS STRETCHER RACE this Sunday 14th May at 3.30 p.m. All proceeds to Millstreet Community Hospital.
  • DIOCESAN EUCHARISTIC ADORATION COMMITTEE are holding their AGM on Thursday 18th May 2017. Mass at 7.30pm. followed by AGM and refreshments at the Church of the Resurrection, Killarney
  • INTRODUCTION TO MINDFULNESS PRACTICES with Aedamur Kelly, Mindfulness & MBSR Teacher. Commencing on Tuesday 16th May for 4 weeks in Parish Centre. Two Sessions 9.30 a.m. & 7.30 p.m. To book a place and for further information contact Aedamur on 087 6288860.
  • WORKSHOP Entitled “Mindful Transition from Primary to Post Primary” for 6th Class Students will be organised by Aedamur Kelly for any interested students. Contact No. for details 087 6288860.





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