Parish Newsletter – 1st October, 2017

Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 1st October, 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:

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 30th September:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Dan Joe & Hannah Quinn, Flintfield
Sunday 1st October:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Dan Mulcahy, Aunagloor
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Catherine Dineen, Carriagline, Rathmore
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Eddie & Dan O’Mahony, Murphy’s Terrace

Anniversaries: Martin Moran, Ballyvouskil; Nora Dennehy, Gneeves; Ellen O’Riordan, Tullig; Diarmuid Kelleher, Tullig; Nora O’Keeffe, Murphy’s Terrace; Mary Dennehy, Murphy’s Terrace; Margaret Tarrant, Gortavehy; Thade Hickey, Gortnacreeha; Noel Murray, Barrachauring; Helen O’Shea-Rampelberg, Murphy’s Terrace & Belgium; Tim Dennehy, Murphy’s Terrace & Knockraha. 

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 7th October:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Patrick (Pa) Buckley, Aunagloor

Sunday 8th October:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m.

Cullen 10.15a.m. Denis & the deceased members of the Fitzpatrick family, Ardnageeha.

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Mary & Jerome Dineen, Laharn


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

Mass on Monday for the deceased members of the Lucey Family, Toorenbawn at 7.30p.m.

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

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

Mass on Thursday at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Eily Mai & Brendan Hickey, Main Street 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 7th/8th October







6.30 p.m.

Padraig Creedon

Group B

11.30 a.m.

Jerry Doody


9.00 a.m.

Ann Marie Murphy

Group F


10.15 a.m.

Margaret Cooper

Group G

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (8th): Conor Morley

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Willie Joe & Peggy O’Keeffe, 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.

DO THIS IN MEMORY: Parents/Guardians of children receiving First Holy Communion in 2018 are asked to attend a meeting in the Parish Centre on next

Tuesday 3rd October at 8.00.m. Your participation in this programme is appreciated.

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


Dromtariffe Parish Pastoral council are hosting three evenings during October where their guest speaker on each evening will give spoken & personal witness during evening Mass to “what my faith has meant to me”. Programme of speakers are:

Thursday 12th October: Derrinagree Church: Mass at 7.30p.m. with speaker Michael O’Muircheataigh.

Thursday 19th October: Dromagh Church: Mass at 7.30p.m. with speaker Joan Freeman of Pieta House

Thursday 26th October: Dromagh Church: Mass at 7.30p.m. with speaker Senator Ronan Mullen.

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY COUNCIL are holding a public meeting on Tuesday 10th October at 8.00p.m. in the Wallis Arms Hotel to organise the hosting of a Millstreet Parish Talent Competition over the winter months. Your ideas are appreciated. Further details on All welcome.

  • MILLSTREET MENS SHED sincerely thanks all those who supported their recent church gate collection.

  • THANK YOU: James & Teresa Cronin, Kilmeedy wish to thank everyone who supported their recent coffee morning in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland. The total money raised was €2,870.00. Mass has been offered in appreciation.

  • ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Human & Religious Development as Catholic Christians with Fr. Sean Sheehy on 4th October (7-8.30p.m). The Practice of Lectio Divina” with Fr. Brendan Clifford 5th October 7.00 – 9.00p.m. “Tools to manage life’s every day stressors” with Betty Garnett 14th October 9.45-4.00p.m. Contact Betty on (087) 2498061.

  • THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK: You have to accept the storms and the rainy days and the things in life that you sometimes don’t want to face.

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