Parish Newsletter – 22nd April, 2018

Fourth Sunday of Easter – 22nd April, 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 and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time:

Saturday 21st April:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Eileen Collins, Clara Road
Sunday 22nd April:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. John Guerin, Ballydaly
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Matthew Bradley, Knocknagurrane
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Flor & Nannie O’Donoghue, Lackabawn

ANNIVERSARIES: Victor O’Hare, Cloghoulamore; Patrick Murphy, Cloghoulabeg; Jeremiah & Bridget O’Connor, Cloghoulabeg; Fintan Kiely, Macroom Road. 

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 28th April:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Denis Cronin & Jerh Noonan, Coolinarne

Sunday 29th April:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Kathleen & Nelius Guerin, Ballydaly

Cullen 10.15a.m. Lena & Jeremiah O’Connor, Knockduff

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Catherine, Denny & John Desmond, Liscahane.


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

Mass on Monday for John & Mary Ellen Radley, The Square at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for John & Margaret Mullane, Coolikerane and their daughter Ann Murphy at 10.00a.m.

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

Mass on Thursday at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Paddy & Mary Dineen, Knocknapogue 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

Rotas for Next Weekend 28th/29th April







6.30 p.m.

Michéal Gleeson

Group B

11.30 a.m.

Eileen O’Sullivan


9.00 a.m.

Denis O’Brien

Group E


10.15 a.m.

Aisling O’Riordan

Group C

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (29th): Paudie O’Keeffe

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for The deceased members of the Fleming family, Mologhroe.

First Communion on Saturday 28th April at 11.00a.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 (28th/29th): Peter’s Pence

MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY: 29th April & 6th May: Group E

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

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET TURF CO-OPERATIVE: Annual General Meeting on Wednesday next 25th April at 9.00p.m in the Canon O’Donovan Centre.

  • WEAR YOUR WASTE: A celebration of recycled fashion on Thursday 26th April at 7.30p.m. in Millstreet Community School library. Admission free. Raffle & refreshments. All welcome.

  • ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE to Knock of the Apostolate of Eucharistic Adoration on next Sunday 29th. Holy Mass chief celebrant and homilist Bishop Phoncie Cullinane of Waterford & Lismore Diocese. Pilgrimage theme “The family of Eucharistic Adoration”. Further information Tom Dennehy (087) 6468658.

  • AUBANE COMMUNITY CENTRE: A celebration of 270 years of the old butter road will take place on Friday 18th May in Aubane Community Centre. There will be a 5 course meal showcasing the producers and eateries of the old road food trail. Tickets €27.00 and are available from Noreen Kelleher (087) 9486673 or Celeste Buckley (083) 3135750.

  • ALL IRELAND ROSARY RALLY pilgrimage to Knock on 2nd June, 2018. Bus will leave The Square, Millstreet at 6.15a.m. All enquiries to Cait Ring (086) 8736614 or Peggy O’Shea (087) 6524256

  • THANK YOU to everyone who supported the recent Church gate collection for Epilepsy Ireland. Total raised: €344.67.

  • ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Lectia Divina with Fr. Brendan Clifford on Thursday 26th April between 7.00 & 8.30p.m.

  • WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES: Online Registration for congress now open


Families constantly need to grow and mature in the ability to love.

(Pope Francis)

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