Parish Newsletter – 8th December, 2019

Second Sunday of Advent – 8th December, 2019
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.
Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948
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:

RECENT DEATHS: Mary Murphy, Waterville; Ellen O’Sullivan, Cloghoulamore.

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Denis & Kitty O’Sullivan, Rathduane
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Sheila Sherlock, Drishane View
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Eileen, Michael & Tony Moynihan, Coalpits
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. John D., Noreen & Mary Murphy, Inchileagh

ANNIVESARIES: Daniel O’Connell, West End; Donal & Nora Murphy, Killarney Road; Margaret Reen, Main Street; Denis & the deceased members of the Cashman Family, Tullig; Mary Dennehy, Cloghoulamore; Denis Buckley, Mountleader; Con Buckley, Dooneen; Lily Moore, Liscreagh; Jack & the deceased members of the Kelleher & Bennett families, Dromsicane; Francie Herlihy, Glountane; Noel Lehane, Two Gneeves; Tony Veart, Ahane; Noreen O’Keeffe-Finn, Millstreet & Dromina; Timmy & the deceased members of the Sheehan Family, Killavullen. 

Saturday 14th December:
Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Margaret Reen, Main Street
Sunday 15th December:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Pat, Margaret & Dan O’Connor, Ballydaly Lower
Cullen 10.15a.m. Jerry O’Leary, Mologhroe
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Denis & the deceased members of the Cashman Family, Tullig

Millstreet Church: Mass times this week, unless there is a funeral.
Funeral Mass on Monday for Ellen O’Sullivan, Cloghoulamore at 11.00a.m.
Mass on Tuesday for Lily Moore, Liscreagh 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 Thade Corcoran, Coolikerane at 7.30p.m.

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

Rotas for Next Weekend 14th/15th December







6.30 p.m.

Michéal Gleeson

Group D

11.30 a.m.

Eileen O’Sullivan


9.00 a.m.

Maeve O’Sullivan

Group F


10.15 a.m.

Dominic Cronin

Group A

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Tuesday & Wednesday from 10.30a.m. to 10.30p.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Millstreet.

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (15th): Jerome Ryan

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for William O’Brien, Nohovaldaly.

Mass on Saturday for Patrick O’Keeffe, Glountane (recently deceased) at 10.30a.m.

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

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.

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 14th and Sunday 15th in Cullen at 10. 15a.m

PARISH FINANCE COUNCIL meeting next Tuesday night at 8.00p.m. in the Presbytery.

Community Notices

  • MINDFUL SELF COMPASSION FOR THE HOLIDAYS– facilitated by Aedamur Kelly on Tuesday 10th December from 7.00-8.30p.m. in the Parish Centre. To reserve a place please contact Aedamur on (087) 6288860.

  • ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of Millstreet & District Housing Association (Millstreet Day Care Centre) will take place on Wednesday 11th December at 7.30p.m. in the Day Care Centre.

  • MILLSTREET GRAMOPHONE CIRCLE will meet on Friday 13th December at 8.15p.m. in Millstreet Day Care Centre. Guest presenter for the special Christmas Programme is Frances Curtin. All are welcome.

  • NATIVITY PLAY IN CULLEN CHURCH presented by Cullen National School pupils on Wednesday 11th December at 7.00p.m. All welcome.

  • CULLEN LIGHTS & CAROL CONCERT: The Christmas lights will be turned on in Cullen next Friday 13th at 7.00p.m. This will be followed by a Christmas Carol concert with The Duhallow Choral Society in Cullen Church at 7.30p.m. Proceeds in aid of Cullen Community Centre.

  • BAKE SALE on next Saturday (14th) in the Parish Centre after 6.30p.m. Mass. This fund-raiser is to cover the travel costs of two 5th year students from Millstreet Community School who will be going to Lourdes at Easter as helpers.

  • OFFERING TREE in aid of Millstreet Community Hospital an offering tree will be located in Bank of Ireland Millstreet between 9th December & 6th January and you are invited to write your intention on it and hang it on the tree. Donations received will be given to Millstreet Hospital.

  • ANNUAL APPEAL FOR THE HOMELESS: Food items can be dropped into O’Regan’s Mill during the week for collection.

  • PARISH CAPITAL FUND ENVELOPES 2020: Boxes for next year will be delivered during the coming weeks. If any household does not receive a box and wishes to be included in our system please contact our Parish office. Cullen boxes can be collected in the Sacristy after Mass next weekend.

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