Parish Newsletter – 21st July, 2019

Sixteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time – 21st July, 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 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. Seamus O’Sullivan, Rathduane
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Joan, Andrew & Andrew Patrick Guerin, Ballydaly
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Michael John & the deceased members of The Naughton family, Ahane.
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Dorothy & Christy Fitzgerald, Macroom Road

ANNIVERSARIES: Kathleen Murphy, 42 Murphy’s Terrace; Danny Joe Cotter, Murphy’s Terrace; Maura O’Sullivan, Main Street; Gillian Hartnett, Clara Road; Sheila & Peg Casey, Clara; John McAuliffe, Aunagloor; Jackie Lane, Aubane; Cait & Diarmuid Cronin, Kilmeedy; Michael Moynihan, Coalpits; Johnny Murt O’Sullivan, Lisnaboy; Betty O’Callaghan, Banteer; Tom O’Connor, Killorglin. 

Saturday 27th July:
Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Breda Hickey, Claraghatlea
Sunday 28th July:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Joe White, Tubber
Cullen 10.15a.m. Lena & Jeremiah O’Connor, Knockduff
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. The deceased members of the Kelleher Family, Killowen.

Millstreet Church: Mass times this week, unless there is a funeral.
Mass on Monday for Sr. Veronica & Fr. Dan Cronin, Dooneen at 7.30p.m.
Mass on Tuesday for Patrick Dineen, Bristol & Carrigacooleen at 10.00a.m.
Mass on Wednesday for Rita Buckley, Lower Laught at 10.00a.m.
Mass on Thursday for Gillian Hartnett, Clara Road at 10.00a.m.
Mass on Friday for Denis & Abina Lehane, Gneeves at 7.30p.m.
Mass on Saturday for Maureen Wright (nee O’Mahony), Lackabawn & England (recently deceased) at 11.00a.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 27th/28th July







6.30 p.m.

Eimear Buckley

Group B

11.30 a.m.

Bernie Cronin


9.00 a.m.

Eileen Guerin

Group D


10.15 a.m.

Margaret Cooper

Group C

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (28th): Nora O’Keeffe

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. in St. Laitiarain’s Cemetery.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION Thursday in Cullen Church 10.00a.m. to 7.00p.m.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION Saturday in Ballydaly Church 10.30a.m. to 12.30p.m.

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

DIOCESE OF KERRY: Autumn course in Liturgical Organ Tuition will take place starting in early October. The classes will be one-to-one with Patrick Killeen. Candidates must be over 18 and have attained Grade 4-5 piano. For further details contact Tomas Kenny (086) 3683778 or <email>

Community Notices

  • ANNUAL HARVEST AFTERNOON on this Sunday – Laitiarain Sunday. Activities include: vintage display, 5k family run at 12.30p.m; donkey derby; children’s sports, live music; butter making display & many more side shows.

  • AUBANE GROTTO: Mass will be celebrated at Aubane Grotto on Friday 26th July at 8.00p.m. to celebrate the 40th anniversary of when it was first blessed.

  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY COUNCIL presents “Party in the Park” on next Saturday 27th July in Millstreet Town Park. Activities commence at 12.00p.m and will include afternoon tea from 3.00p.m, live music & BBQ from 5.00p.m.

  • MILLSTREET TIDY TOWNS: Annual Church gate collection at Masses next weekend (27th/28th July). Your continued support is appreciated.

  • THANK YOU to everyone who supported the recent Church gate collections in Cullen & Ballydaly in aid of North Cork Branch of M.S. Ireland. Total collected €675.

  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY HOSPITAL wish to thank everyone who supported their Church gate collection last weekend. Total donated €2,848.44.

  • BALLYDALY CHURCH: Jewellery was found in Ballydaly church last weekend. Please contact the Parish office.

  • MILLSTREET VINTAGE CLUB will hold a charity Truck run on next Sunday 28th July in aid of the newly formed Irish Community Rapid Response Aer Ambulance Service. The run will leave the K&L depot at 12 noon and will return back there again where the trucks be displayed and there will be a BBQ, Entertainment and a Fundraising draw. Denis O’Sullivan Coach Travel will have a bus taking part in the run and people are welcome to come on board and be part of the day. The organising committee are asking people attending 11.30a.m. Mass next weekend to be mindful of parking on Clara road. There will be stewards on duty to keep the area as clear as possible. Thanking you in advance for your co-operation

  • PARISH FINANCE REPORT 2018: A copy of the Parishes 2018 finance report is available at the back of each church. Thank you for your continued support and I would encourage those who have not returned their CHY Certs to the Parish office to do so during the coming week. If you have misplaced your form or have any query please contact the Parish office. As always be assured that all matters relating to contributions are dealt with in the strictest confidence.

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