Parish Newsletter – 4th March, 2018

Third Sunday of Lent – 4th March, 2018
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 :

RECENT DEATHS: Kathleen Moynihan, Ballydaly; Meta Horton, Drishane Road.

Saturday 3rd March:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Fr. Donal O’Hare, Cloghoulabeg & Kansas
Sunday 4th March:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. John Anthony Murphy, London & Ballydaly
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Frank O’Leary, Lissaniska
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Concubhar O’hEalaithe, Drishane Road

Anniversaries: Margaret, William & the deceased members of the Radley Family, Minor Row; Theresa, Denis & Betsy Manley, The Square; Daniel Daly, The Bridge; Sr. Barbara Davis, Tanyard; Patrick Dineen, Knocknapogue; Catherine Divine, Cockhill; Jeremiah & Hannah Kelleher, Toorenbawn; Madge Kelleher, Aubane; Timmy Cronin, Mologhroe South; Paddy O’Sullivan, Cahirbarnagh; Theresa O’Sullivan, Grenagh; James & Nora O’Sullivan, Dooradoyle. 

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 10th March:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. James & Nellie Corcoran, Dooneen

Sunday 11th March:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Bill & Mary Jo Murphy, Coole

Cullen 10.15a.m. Mary Hickey, Carrigaline

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Helen Walsh, Dooneen


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

Mass on Monday for the deceased members of the Legion of Mary at 7.30p.m. The Legion invites you to join them for refreshments in the Parish centre afterwards

Mass on Tuesday for Mary McLoughlin, Killarney & Carrigacooleen at 10.00a.m.

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

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

Friday: Stations of the Cross at 7.00p.m. followed by Mass for Jerome Kelleher, Mallow at 7.30p.m.

Saturday: Funeral Mass for John O’Doherty, late of Inchileagh & England at 2.00p.m. followed by burial of ashes in Churchyard Cemetery.

Rotas for Next Weekend 10th & 11th March







6.30 p.m.

Tim Linehan

Group C

11.30 a.m.

Pat Breen


9.00 a.m.

Mary Murphy

Group B


10.15 a.m.

Ann Murphy

Group A

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.

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (11th): Dan O’Sullivan

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Con O’Sullivan, Lyreaoune and his parents, Mary & Neily and brother Eddie.

Mass on Friday for Joan Herlihy, Knockane (recently deceased) at 8.15p.m.

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

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

DIOCESAN COLLECTION next weekend (10th/11th) for: Emigrant Services


DIOCESE OF KERRY LENTEN TALK: Millstreet Pastoral Area will host a Lenten talk in Teach Iosagain, Rathmore on next Wednesday 7th March at 8.00p.m. The guest speaker on the night will be Gerry Hussey and the theme of his talk will be “Spirituality for today – reading between the lines with Jesus”.

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET LIBRARY: “Positive Mental Health for Older Adults” a talk by Riana Vermaak, Clinical Psychologist HSE, in Millstreet library at 11.00a.m. on 7th March. This event is free and all are welcome.

  • WOMEN HOLD UP HALF THE SKY”- Coffee morning for active retired ladies in the Parish Centre on next Friday 9th March between 10 & 11.15a.m. to mark International Women’s Day. Organised by Community School TY students.

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT FRIENDS OF THE HANDICAPPED: Annual sponsored weigh-in continues with only 2 Monday nights left. Final night is Monday 12th March with presentation of prizes on the night.

  • AUBANE SOCIAL CLUB: Annual Good Friday table quiz on Friday 30th March at 8.30p.m. Tables of 4 €40 – u18’s half price. Jiving classes commencing on Thursday 22nd March for 4 weeks. To book a place (083) 3135750 – €40

  • MACROOM FLOWER & GARDEN CLUB: Spring Gardening Talk & Demonstration on Thursday 8th March in Coolcower House, Macroom. Guest speaker: Margaret Griffin of Griffins Garden Centre.

  • KERRY HOSPICE: County AGM on Monday 5th March in the Palliative Care Unit, KUH, Tralee at8.30p.m. New members welcome.

  • RATHMORE ANNUAL ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE: On Sunday next 11th March at 2.00p.m.

  • STARMAKERS – MILLSTREET/MACROOM present: “The Sound of Music” in St. Colman’s BNS Hall, Macroom on 9th & 10th March at 7.30p.m. and Sunday 11th at 3.00p.m. Bookings on (085) 1582801 or email: <email>

  • PRO-LIFE RALLY in Dublin on 10th March. Bus leaving Macroom at 8.00a.m. Contact Rosarie O’Leary (086) 8154288 or Mary Twomey (086) 3299375.

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