Parish Newsletter – The Baptism of the Lord- 13th January, 2019

The Baptism of the Lord- 13th January, 2019
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: Pat O’Connell, Tooreenbawn; Ned Casey, Carrigacooleen; John Carroll, Clara Road; Sheila McGarry, Mountleader; Vincent Collins 1., Limerick.

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Matt Murphy, Minor Row
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Peggie Horgan, Ballydaly
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Tom, Eileen & Larry Kelleher, Cullen
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Chrissie Mullane, Dromnahilla

ANNIVERSARIES: Hannah Mary & Timothy Kelleher, The Bridge; Fr. Joe Murphy, West End; Grace O’Callaghan, Macroom Road; John Desmond, Liscahane; Mary & Dan Casey, Carrigacooleen; Mary & John Ryan, Cockhill; Con D. Kelleher, Aubane; Margaret Murphy, Lisnaboy; Lena O’Keeffe, Knockduff; Eugene Sweeney, Cullen; Willie Murphy, Kilbrin; Denis Duggan, Carriganima; Patrick & Lucy Murphy, Mallow; Jerry Kelleher, Banteer.  

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Joan Duggan, West End
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m.
Cullen 10.15a.m. Art, Jackie & Margaret O’Connor, Nohovaldaly
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Donie & Mary Murphy, West End


Millstreet Church: Mass times this week, unless there is a funeral.
Monday: Funeral Mass at 12 noon for Sheila McGarry, Mountleader
Mass on Tuesday for Joan & John O’Connor, Ballinkeane 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 Bertie & Katie Kelleher, Murphy’s Terrace at 7.30p.m.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will resume in Millstreet on Tuesday 22nd January.

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

Rotas for Next Weekend 19th/20th January







6.30 p.m.

Maria Kelleher

Group D

11.30 a.m.

Michael Cashman


9.00 a.m.

Mary Murphy

Group B


10.15 a.m.

Dominic Cronin

Group F

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (20th): Nora O’Keeffe
Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Dan Hickey, Knockduff

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

DO THIS IN MEMORY: The next night of the special Parish based programme for First Holy Communion children & parents is taking place next weekend during Vigil Mass in Millstreet next Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th in Cullen at 10. 15a.m

MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY 20th & 27th January: Group F

DIOCESE OF KERRY: Over the past 18 months significant work was invested at Parish & Diocesan level into the preparation for the World meetings of Families and the visit of Pope Francis. To celebrate this occasion a Diocesan newsletter entitled “Diocese of Kerry & the World Meeting of Families: Where to from here? has been produced. There are a number of limited copies at the back of each church and it can be downloaded from

Community Notices

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS: Annual sponsored weigh-in continues every Monday night.

  • SET-DANCING will resume in Ballydaly Hall on Wednesday 16th January at 8.30p.m. to 10.00p.m. Everyone welcome.

  • MILLSTRETE LIBRARY: Nutrition for Children in the 21st Century” a talk by Dietitian, Niamh O’Connor (RD MINDI), in Millstreet Library on Thursday 17th January at 11.00a.m. This event is free & all are welcome.

  • MILLSTREET GRAMOPHONE CIRCLE’S presentation will take place on Friday 18th January at 8.15p.m. in The Canon O’Donovan Centre. Guest presenter is Eithne O’Keeffe, Boherbue. All welcome.

  • FUNDRAISING CONCERT on Saturday 19th January, 2019, in the Riverside Park Hotel, Macroom. Concert will feature Patrick O’Sullivan & Hugo Duncan. Concert is in aid of “Walk while you can, Fr. Tony Coote, and the support of research & care in the fight against Motor Neurone Disease”. Tickets available from McSweeney’s Shop, Macroom, Box Office, South Square, Macroom & the Riverside Park Hotel, Macroom.

  • MILLSTREET VINTAGE CLUB will hold a Coffee morning in the Wallis Arms Hotel on Sunday 20th January between 11.00 & 3.00p.m. in aid of Cork Simon Community.

  • COME & SEE” Vocation afternoon on 9th February between 2.00 & 4.30p.m. at the Poor Clare Monastery, College Road, Cork.

  • RATHMORE PANTO: This year’s production “Rapunzel” will take place between 26th January & 3rd February. Tickets available from (085) 1351810.

  • ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: “Christian spiritual development courseThe Beatitudes with Fr. Sean Sheehy commencing on 16th January. “Be still & know” with Fr. Louis Hughes O.P. on Saturday 9th February between 10.00 & 4. 00p.m; “Life in the Spirit” with Moss & Janice Carrig commencing on 19th February. For details on the above please contact (066) 7134276

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