Fifth Sunday of Lent
21st March 2021
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.
Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948
PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS (Behind Closed Doors)
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:
RECENT DEATHS: Joan Moore, Birmingham & Ballinagree
ANNIVERSARIES: Breeda Buckley, Coolnaguillagh; John Joe Tangney, Main Street; Denny Twomey, The Bridge; Ned & the deceased members of the Buckley Family, Mill Lane; Nora Creedon, West End; Batt O’Keeffe, Mill View & Clara Road; Paddy Casey, Clara; Denis Lehane, Gneeves; Nora Kelleher, Kilmeedy Lower; Jerh, Kathleen & Sean Casey, Cloghoula; Andrew Smyth, Murphy’s Terrace; Dan Lyons, Dooneen; Joe Garvey, Killarney Road; James Twohig, Aunagloor; Michael Mahony, Ballydaly; Kathleen Forde, Lislehane; Con & the deceased members of the O’Sullivan Family, Lyreaoune; Jerry Dennehy, Laught; Mary Hickey, Carrigaline; Mary O’Brien, Carrigaline; J. J. O’Mahony, Clonakilty; Maria Callanan, Carrigafooka, Clondrohid; John & Mary Ellen Radley, The Square.
THE FOLLOWING IS THE SCHEDULE OF MASSES FOR THE WEEK AHEAD WHICH WILL BE STREAMED ON CHURCH SERVICES – churchservices.tv/Millstreet
SATURDAY 20th March at 6.30p.m: Daniel & Elizabeth Creedon, Cloghoula; Julia, Jerry & Denny Kelleher, Cahirdowney.
SUNDAY 21st March at 11.30a.m.: Denis & the deceased members of the O’Regan families, Station Road & Main Street.
MONDAY 22nd March at 7.30p.m: Kathy & James Twohig, Aunagloor
TUESDAY 23rd March at 10.00a.m: People of the Parish
WEDNESDAY 24th March at 10.00a.m: James Maloney, England & Millstreet; Private Intentions
THURSDAY 25th March at 10.00a.m.: Brendan Cronin, Dooneen
FRIDAY 26th March at 7.00p.m.: Stations of the Cross followed by Mass at 7.30p.m. for John & Mary Ellen Radley, The Square
SATURDAY 27th March at 6.30p.m: Donie Golden, Tullig
SUNDAY 28th March – Palm Sunday – Mass at 11.30a.m: Jerry O’Leary, Knockcahill; Cáit & Diamuid Cronin, Kilmeedy; Billy & Mary Jo Murphy, Coole
Next Sunday is Palm Sunday, and as per current government restrictions we will be celebrating Mass without congregations behind closed doors. To be part of our ceremony I encourage households to cut their own pieces of palm which I will bless during Mass.
PARISH OFFICE: Our Parish office is currently working behind closed doors due to the current Covid19 restrictions. Parishioners who wish to book Masses, require Mass cards or have any other query are asked to please ring the office (029 70043).
MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY for 28th March & 3rd April is: Group C
Lectio Divina online with Fr. Séamus O’Connell continues on Tuesday 23rd & 30th March between 7.30 – 9.00p.m. To register and receive the zoom link please government. Insert “Lectio Divina” in the subject line.
Virtual Discernment Evening for those interested in Diocesan Priesthood. The evening is being hosted by the Cashel Province on Tuesday 23rd March between 7.30 – 9.00p.m. For those interested in attending this virtual event please register by emailing info @vocations.ie
Looking towards Easter: The Kerry Diocese invite you to two webinars there are hosting in the coming weeks on next Thursday 25th March Fr. Donal O’Connor will explore “There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light get in.” Both events will start at 8.00p.m. For further details and to register go to www.dioceseofkerry.ie
THE LEGION OF MARY will hold its Annual Consecration to Our Lady on Sunday 28th March at 3.00p.m. via the Killarney Cathedral Webcam – www.churchservices.tv/killarneycathedral. Please join us in making this consecration to Our Lady. This is the Centenary of the Legion of Mary 1921-2021. The Legion of Mary will celebrate 100 years in September 2021. It will be a time of joy, celebration and thanksgiving.
DAFFODIL DAY: Due to current restrictions we cannot be on the streets this year but our community can still make a huge difference. Please click on http://www.justgiving.com/daffodil-day-millstreet to donate. Thank you for your continued support.
THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK
The joy of love experienced by families is also the joy of the Church.
(Pope Francis Amoris Laetitia)