Parish Newsletter – 16th July, 2017

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 16th July, 2017
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:


Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 15th July:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Denis Kelleher, Clondrohid
Sunday 16th July:
Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                            Joan,  Andrew & Patrick Guerin, Knocknagullane
Cullen      10.15 a.m.                           Bridget Hickey, Cullen & Val & Katie O’Leary, Mologhroe
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Catherine & James O’Connor, Kilcummin & their daughter Betty Smith, Boston.

Anniversaries: Dorothy Fitzgerald, Macroom Road; Pat Joe, J.J. & Mike Lehane, Minor Row; Billy O’Shea, Minor Row & Murphy’s Terrace; Breda Hickey, Claraghatlea; John McAuliffe, Aunagloor; Fr. Dan Cronin, Dooneen;  Betty O’Callaghan, Banteer; Tom O’Connor, Killorglin; Nora Twomey, Brook Park, Kilcorney. 


Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 22nd July:
Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          Kathleen Murphy, Murphy’s Terrace             

Sunday 23rd July:
Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Eugene & Margaret McCarthy, Coolinarne & Denis & Margaret McCarthy, Boherbue
Cullen       10.15a.m.                           Mary & Jimmy Walsh, Knocknageeha
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                        Seamus O’Sullivan, Rathduane


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

Mass on Monday for Dorothy & Christy Fitzgerald, Macroom Road at 7.30p.m.

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

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

Mass on Thursday for Florence McAuliffe, Murphy’s Terrace at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Angela & Jimmy Buckley, Aubane 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.  

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

Rotas for Next Weekend 22nd/23rd July





  6.30 p.m. Michéal Gleeson  Group E
  11.30  a.m. Eileen O’Sullivan


  9.00 a.m. Eileen Guerin  Group D


10.15 a.m. Liam Fitzgerald  Group C

CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (23rd): Jerry O’Sullivan   

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Bridie Davis (nee Murphy), Knocknashinnagh & London.

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.

MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY for 23rd & 30th July:  Group C



An emergency church appeal will take place at all Masses next weekend (22nd/23rd) for Trócaire’s work in Eastern Africa where they are responding to prolonged drought which has led to severe food shortages.

At all Masses next weekend a box will be placed at the back of each Church for any donation you wish to make.


Community Notices

  • EUROPEAN EVENTING CHAMPIONSHIPS PARADE commences on Wednesday 19th July at The Square at 6.30p.m. with participants from 16 countries. This will be followed by entertainment in the Green Glens.  Entrance free, all welcome.  Your support is appreciated.
  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION: Meeting on this Monday night (17th) at 8.00p.m.
  • ANNUAL HARVEST AFTERNOON FESTIVAL on next Sunday 23rd July in Cullen GAA Grounds. Fun for all the family.
  • CEMETERY MASSES: Tuesday 18th July – Old Dromtariffe Cemetery at 7.30p.m. and Tuesday 25th July – Dromagh Cemetery at 7.30p.m. 
  • THE FRIENDS OF THE CHILDREN OF CHERNOBYL RATHMORE BRANCH is celebrating their 21st year of hosting Belarussian children & their interpreters. To honour this occasion there will be a special Mass on Wednesday 19th July at 7.30p.m. in Rathmore Church followed by light refreshments in Teach Iosagain.
  • YOUTH 2000 Summer Festival: 17th-20th August for those aged between 16 & 35.  To book a place or for further information: or (01) 6753690
  • THE PRIORY INSTITUTE: Offering an opportunity to Study Theology by distance learning.  Further details from (01) 4048124 or
  • ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Growing old gracefully:  A guided participative experience facilitated by John Dunne & Kathy Cunningham from Friday 28th-Sunday 30th  Contact (066) 7134276.  Enrich your faith:  Foyer of Light, Charity & Love.  Preached by Fr. Kilian Byrne, 7th-13th August.  Contact Helen (086)1678027
  • ANNUAL CHURCH GATE COLLECTION for the Irish Cancer Society will take place in Millstreet next weekend (22nd/23rd).  Support greatly appreciated.


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