Parish Newsletter – 7th April, 2019

Fifth Sunday of Lent – 7th April, 2019
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.
Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948
Email: <email> www.dioceseofkerry.iE
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:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. William O’Leary, Dromnahilla
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Joe Gaffney, Castletown, Co. Limerick
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Jackie & Julia Murphy, Coolikerane
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Maureen & Martin Moran, Ballyvouskil

ANNIVERSARIES: Annie, David & Gerard Sheehan, Carrigacooleen; Dan Collins, Cockhill; Nonie Lehane, Tullig; Mary O’Donoghue, Aubane; Anthony & Sr. Margaret Manley, The Square; Dermot Twomey, The Bridge; Jimmy Cotter, Murphy’s Terrace; Michael, Paddy & Han O’Leary, Murphy’s Terrace & & Clara Road; Jeremiah, Nora & Miah Forde, Station Road; Timmy O’Connor, Dooneen; John Guerin, Ballydaly; Peggy O’Sullivan, Rathduane; Theresa & Anne Perdisatt, Dublin; Patricia O’Neill, Carrigaline & Tooreenbawn. 

Saturday 13th April – Palm Sunday:
Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Johnnie Sheehan, Banteer
Sunday 14th April:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Fr. Tim Buckley, Cahirbarnagh & England
Cullen 10.15a.m. James, Kathleen & J.J. O’Mahony, Clonakilty
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Breda O’Leary, The Square


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

Mass on Monday for Denny Twomey, The Bridge at 7.30p.m.
Mass on Tuesday for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.
Mass on Wednesday for Tade Corkery, Dooneen at 10.00a.m.
Mass on Thursday for John & Margaret Mullane, Coolikerane & their daughter Ann at 10.00a.m.
Friday: Stations of the Cross at 7.00p.m. followed by Mass at 7.30p.m. for Brendan Kiely, Station Road.
Mass on Saturday for Kathleen Cotter, Liscahane (recently deceased) at 10.00a.m.

Rotas for Next Weekend 13th/14th April – Palm Sunday







6.30 p.m.

Michéal Gleeson

Group A

11.30 a.m.

Eileen O’Sullivan


9.00 a.m.

Ann Marie Murphy

Group D


10.15 a.m.

Jimmy Deery

Group B

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.

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (14th): Willie O’Connell

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for the deceased members of the Moynihan Family, Lyreaoune.

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.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION every Saturday in Ballydaly Church between 10.30a.m. & 12.30p.m.

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

MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY for 14th & 21st April: Group F

LENTEN PRAYER & REFLECTION EVENING with OPUS 96 Chamber Choir on Sunday 7th April in St. John’s Church, Tralee at 7.00p.m. Admission free – all welcome.


In preparation for Easter Penitential Services will be held in our Pastoral area as follows:

Rathmore: Sunday 14th April (Palm Sunday) between 4.30 & 6.00p.m.

Derrinagree: Monday 15th April at 8.00p.m.

Millstreet Wednesday 17th April from 7.30 to 8.30p.m. The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed in the Church for that hour. Visiting priests will be available for Confessions.

Community Notices

  • FUNDRAISING CONCERT featuring Duhallow Choral Society & Kerry Choral Union in aid of Millstreet Hospital will be held on Sunday 14th April in Millstreet Church at 7.00p.m. Tickets available from local shops or at the door.

  • AUBANE SOCIAL CLUB upcoming dates: Annual Table Quiz on Friday 19th April at 8.30p.m. Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday 20th April at 11.00a.m.

  • COMMUNITY MEETING on Monday 8th April at 8.00p.m. in the Canon O’Donovan Centre for the following communities: Millstreet, Aubane, Ballydaly & Derrinagree host by IRD Duhallow. It will give people an opportunity to discuss their ideas and plans for their communities as well as hear of opportunities.

  • THANK YOU to everyone who supported the annual Daffodil Day Collection and Coffee morning. The total collected: €6,622.00

  • RAMBLING HOUSE in Teach Iosagain, Rathmore on Sunday 28th April at 8.00p.m.

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