Parish Newsletter – 25th August, 2019

Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time – 25th August, 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: Anna Hartnett, Clara Road; Jeremiah Kelleher, Glanmire & Mallow.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Nora & Jimmy Coleman, Murphy’s Terrace
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Jerh Noonan, Coolinarne
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Noel Duggan, Lisnaboy & Sr. Elizabeth
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. John Joe & Eily Greaney, Lackabawn

Anniversaries: Lil O’Sullivan, Minor Row; Joe O’Sullivan, Killarney Road; Paddy O’Shea, Coole; Patrick, Hanora & John Joesph Barrett, Tullig; Seamus O’Connor, Tullig; Danny & the deceased members of the Lynch family, Kippagh; Jeremiah O’Connor, Knockduff; Molly Hickey, Gortnacreeha; Fr. Dermot Nash; Dainne & Peggy O’Sullivan, Two Gneeves; Sheila “Judy” Doocey, England & Murphy’s Terrace; Timmy & Peggy Cronin, New York & Murphy’s Terrace; Abina Karen O’Keeffe, Aubane & Wexford; Mary Philpott & Pat John Philpott, Lyre. 

Mass Intentions for next week:
Saturday 31st August:
Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Connie Hickey, St. Joesph’s Gardens
Sunday 1st September:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Bridget & John O’Leary, Gortavehy
Cullen 10.15a.m. Deceased members of the Twomey Family Knockduff
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Fr. Donal & Fr. John Brendan O’Hare, Cloghoulamore

Millstreet Church: Mass times this week, unless there is a funeral.
Mass on Monday & Tuesday at 10.00a.m.
Mass on Wednesday for Joe & Finbarr O’Sullivan, Killarney Road at 10.00a.m.
Mass on Thursday for Mary Philpott & Pat John Philpott, Lyre at 10.00a.m.
Mass on Friday for Lena & Dan Buckley, Cahirbarnagh at 7.30p.m.

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

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

MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY: 1st & 8th September: Group D

Rotas for Next Weekend 31st August/1st September







6.30 p.m.

Tim Linehan

Group C

11.30 a.m.

Pat Breen


9.00 a.m.

Dan O’Riordan

Group E


10.15 a.m.

Aisling O’Riordan

Group A

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

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (1st Sept): Pat Ryan

There will be no Mass in Cullen next Thursday.

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 10.30a.m. to 12.30p.m. All welcome.

DIOCESAN COLLECTION next weekend (31st Aug/1st Sept): Diocesan Needs.

BALLYDALY DIOCESAN COLLECTOR (1st September): Jerry Lehane

MILLSTREET CHURCH COLLECTORS for September: Group 4. Vigil Mass: C. Dineen, S. Lane, M. O’Regan & J. Sheehan. 11.30a.m. Mass: G. McSweeney, P. Breen, P. O’Shea, M. McSweeney & Ml O’Riordan.


The diary for the bookings of Masses for next year will open on

Monday 2nd September

I want to thank families who included their deceased family members in one Mass this year and would encourage the continuation of this in the future.

Community Notices

  • THANK YOU to everyone who supported the Church Gate collection in aid of Cuan Mhuire last weekend. The total collected was €1,750.52. Your generous support is appreciated for this praiseworthy cause.

  • STARMAKERS SPEECH & DRAMA CLASSES for 4 to 18 years in Millstreet Parish Centre commencing Wednesday 4th September. Contact Martin Clancy (085) 1582801

  • VOCATIONS AFTERNOON for young women considering a vocation in the Poor Clare Monastery, Cork on Saturday 21st September between 2.00 & 4.00p.m. For details from: <email>

  • CATHOLIC GRANDPARENTS ASSOCIATION: Annual National Grandparents Pilgrimage on 8th September in Knock Shrine at 2.30p.m. Everybody welcome to honour & thank grandparents alive & dead for all they have done for us. Chief celebrant Bishop Kevin Doran, Bishop of Elphin – combined choirs of Knock Parish – Dana sings “Our Lady of Knock”.

  • THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK: The only time you should look back is to see how far you have come.

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