Parish Newsletter – 18th November, 2018

33rd Sunday in ordinary time – 18th November, 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, and for those for whom masses will be offered during the week:

RECENT DEATHS: John Kelleher, Laught, Rathcoole.

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Joan & Jack Healy, Minor Row
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. People of the Parish
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Eileen, Tony & Michael Moynihan, Coalpits Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Denis Sheehan, Kanturk

ANNIVERSARIES: Pat & Breda Broderick, Clara Road; Julia Cronin, Murphy’s Terrace; Daithi Dowling, Murphy’s Terrace; Peg Dunne, Murphy’s Terrace; Tim Buckley, Murphy’s Terrace; Sheila Kelleher, The Laurels; Tommy O’Connor, Minor Row; Jackie O’Sullivan, Main Street; Brenda Kirke, West End; Cormac Dineen, Mill Road; Mary O’Regan, Station Road; Hugh & Catherine Kelleher, Cloghoulabeg; Mary Murphy, Inchileagh; Hannah Tarrant, Liscreagh; Mick Hugh O’Connor, Mologhroe; Peter O’Riordan, Donoughmore; Vera & Noel Moylan, Shannon. 

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Willie Cronin, Knocknakilla
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m.
Cullen 10.15a.m. Phil Cremin, Church Hill & Batt & Julia Cronin, Tureencahill
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Jim & Betty Fitzgerald, Murphy’s Terrace


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

Mass on Monday for Cormac Dineen, Mill Road at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday (Private Intention) at 10.00am.

Mass on Wednesday for People of the Parish & The Holy Souls at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Mary Patricia Ross, Minor Row & Dublin at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for REACH OUT CANCER Support Group (R.O.C.S) 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.

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

Rotas for Next Weekend 24th/25th November







6.30 p.m.

Eimear Buckley

Group D

11.30 a.m.

Bernie Cronin


9.00 a.m.

Mary Murphy

Group B


10.15 a.m.

Marie Walsh

Group C

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (25th): Michael Forde

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for The Holy Souls

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION every Thursday in Cullen Church from 10.00a.m. to 7.00p.m. All are welcome. If you would like to become an adorer in Cullen, either permanent or a sub-adorer please contact Mary (087) 1350039

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

MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY for 25th November & 2nd December: Group B

A CELBRATION OF STILLNESS FOR ADVENT: The Diocesan Choir & Martina Lehane Sheehan will lead an evening of prayer, music & Song on Monday 3rd December in the Church of the Resurrection, Killarney at 8.00p.m. All welcome & admission is free.

Community Notices

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCAITON: Meeting on Monday (19th) at 8.00p.m. Annual Christmas Mass & Party on Saturday 1st December at 1.30p.m.

  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY TEXT ALERT is now accepting applications from those who wish to renew or join the Text Alert System for 2019 at a cost of €10. Forms available from Wordsworth & Guerin’s Shop Ballydaly. Closing date 30th November.

  • AUBANE COMMUNITY CENTRE: Annual Mass & Christmas Party on Friday 30th November at 8.00p.m. Aubane Set Dancing Party on Monday 17th December with Shandrum Ceili Band. Annual Christmas morning climb of Mushera in aid of the Air Ambulance. Around the fireside on Thursday 27th December at 8.30p.m.

  • ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Upcoming events: “Celebrate your Faith” with Elizabeth Gilmartin on 19th & 26th November between 7.30 & 9.00p.m. “Profaith” with Thady O’Connor, the 7 Powerful characteristics on Passing on the Faith on 21st & 28th November between 7.30 & 9.00p.m. Advent Retreat with Fr. Gerard McCarthy SVD – Friday 14th-Sunday 16th December. Contact (066) 7134276 for further information on the above.

  • NIGHT VIGIL IN KNOCK: O’Callaghan Coach Holidays will be travelling to the Night Vigil on December 7th/8th. For enquiries or bookings please contact the office on (064) 6631095

  • DAYS OF RECOLLECTION: Saturday 24th November in St. Benedict’s Priory, The Mount, Cobh. The theme this month is “Only through Mary”. The day begins at 9.00a.m. with Mass & Adoration. First talk at 11.00a.m. & day ends with tea at 3.30p.m. Lunch provided. Donations welcome to cover costs. Contact Mother Prioress (021) 4811354 to book your place.

  • CHARITY CHRISTMAS CONCERT with The Kingdom Gospel Choir in the Friary church, Killarney on Sunday 2nd December at 5.30p.m. Entrance fee is donation only.

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