Parish Newsletter – 19th March, 2017

Third Sunday of Lent – 19th March, 2017
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: Maureen O’Keeffe, Ahane; Fr. Donal O’Hare, Cloghoula & Kansas; Noreen Ball (nee O’Connor) Manchester & Coolikerane; Ned Kelleher, Pound Hill & Canada; Bishop Eamon Casey.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 18th March:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Julia, Denny & Jerry Kelleher, Cahirdowney
Sunday 19th March:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Mary Moynihan, Rathduane
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Betty Kelly, Ploverfield
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Cait & Diarmuid Cronin, Kilmeedy

Anniversaries: John Joe Tangney, Main Street; Denis O’Regan, Station Road; Christy Fitzgerald, Macroom Road; Peg Healy, Murphy’s Terrace; Ned Buckley & the deceased members of the Buckley family, Mill View & Knocknakilla; Eily Geaney, Lackabawn; Breda Buckley, Coolnagillagh; John & Catherine O’Donoghue, Aubane; Noreen Kelleher, Kilmeedy Lower; James Twohig, Aunagloor; Kathleen Hickey, Shanaknuck; Andrew Lynch, Ballydaly; Michael O’Mahony, Ballydaly. Kathleen Forde, Lislehane; Patrick Brosnan, Ahane; J.J. O’Mahony, Clonakilty; Harry Dimmock, London & Aubane. 

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 25th March:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Daniel & Elizabeth Creedon, Cloghoula

Sunday 26th March:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Jerry O’Leary, Knockcahill

Cullen 10.15a.m. John Ring & the deceased members of

The Ring Family, Eagloune

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Peter & Helen Moynihan, Lackadota

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

Mass on Monday for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Tuesday (Private Intention) at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday (Private Intention) at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Breda Buckley, Coolnagillagh at 10.00a.m.

Friday: Stations of the Cross at 7.00p.m. followed by Mass for Brenda & Julia Hartnett, The Bridge at 7.30p.m.

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

Rotas for Next Weekend 25th/26th March







6.30 p.m.

Tim Linehan

Group B

11.30 a.m.

Pat Breen


9.00 a.m.

Mary Murphy

Group B


10.15 a.m.

Annabella O’Sullivan

Group H

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (26th): Paudie O’Keeffe

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Joseph & Ellen Cahill

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION every Thursday in Cullen Church from 10.00a.m. to 7.00p.m. All are welcome.

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

LECTIO DIVINA will continue during Lent on Monday night in the Parish Centre at 8.00p.m..

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

KERRY DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE to Fatima 10th-17th May, 2017. Led by Bishop Ray Browne. This is the centenary of the Fatima apparitions and there is limited availability. Contact Maureen Harty (066) 7131328 or Premier Travel (021) 4277700.

DIOCESE OF KERRY Pilgrimage to Taizé: 25th June – 2nd July 2017. Cost €400 includes return flights, accommodation, meals, workshops & comprehensive Travel Insurance. Further details from Tomás Kenny (086) 3683778.

DIOCESAN LENTEN TALK with Fr. Peter McVerry on Monday 20th March in Boherbue Community School at 8.00p.m. All welcome.

OUR LADY OF FATIMA CENTENNIAL STATUE FOR EUROPE will visit the Diocese of Kerry on Saturday 25th March. The Alliance of the Two Hearts commissioned six of these Statues which were blessed by Pope Francis in January, one for each continent. It will be in the Church of Resurrection between 7.00 & 8.30p.m. commencing with a procession at 7.30p.m. followed by Mass & Devotions.

Community Notices

  • BAKE SALE in aid of Millstreet Set Dancers this weekend after 6.30p.m. Mass & 11.30a.m. Mass in the Parish Centre

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION wishes to thank all those who supported their recent sponsored weigh in. Committee meeting Monday night (20th) at 8.00p.m.

  • BALLYDALY HALL: A talk on “First Aid in the Home” will be held in Ballydaly Hall on next Tuesday 21st March at 7.30p.m. Items to be covered: stroke, heart attack, fractures, C.P.R., bleeding, choking, seizures & diabetes. Admission €5.00. All welcome

  • MILLSTREET GRAMOPHONE CIRCLE meets in the Canon O’Donovan Centre next Friday 24th March at 8.15p.m. The presenter is Seán Radley, Millstreet. All are very welcome.

  • STARMAKERS (Millstreet & Macroom) present “Somewhere over the Rainbow” at St. Colman’s B.N.S. Macroom on 24th & 25th Mach at 7.30p.m. & 26th March at 3.00p.m. Booking of tickets is essential (085) 1582801

  • THANK YOU to everyone who supported the recent Transition Year Fair-trade Coffee morning. €486 was raised for MS Ireland.

  • COPE FOUNDATION: The organisers of the recent Church gate Collection would like to thank everyone for their support. Total collected €1,666.50

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