Parish Newsletter – 17th September, 2017

Twenty-­Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
17th September, 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 16th:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Tadhg Moynihan, Killarney Road
Sunday 17th:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m.
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Neily & Catherine Duggan, Lisnaboy & Neil Duggan & Kathleen Cronin
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Kathleen Murphy, Drishane Road

Anniversaries: Dan McNulty, Lackabawn; Christy Dennehy, Church Street; John Cronin, Murphy’s Terrace; Eddie O’Mahony, Murphy’s Terrace; Michael Murphy, Pound Hill; Christy Kelleher, Kilmeedy; Con Sheahan, Ballinatona; Nora & Dan O’Mahony, Cloghoulamore; Dan Lehane, Tullig; Kathleen O’Donoghue, Aubane; Denis Jerome O’Riordan, Dromsicane; Jackie Donnelly, Derragh; Con Hickey, Gortnacreeha; Hannah Coleman, Kilcorney. 

Mass Intentions for next week:
Saturday 23rd:
Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Alan & Tommy O’Connor, Minor Row
Sunday 24th:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Denis O’Sullivan, Inches
Cullen 10.15a.m. Pat Kelleher, Lisnaboy
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Bill Kelleher & the deceased members of the Kelleher Family, Killowen.


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

  • Mass on Monday for Michael & Mary Collins, Fedamore at 7.30p.m.
  • Mass on Tuesday at 10.00a.m.
  • Mass on Wednesday for Bill, Liz & Billy O’Sullivan, Coalpits & Denis & Nora O’Sullivan, Inches at 10.00a.m.
  • Mass on Thursday at 10.00a.m.
  • Mass on Friday for Mary & Billy O’Leary, Drishane Road 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. 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

Rotas for Next Weekend 23rd/24th September







6.30 p.m.

Sharon Lane

Group E

11.30 a.m.

Sr. Peter Fahy


9.00 a.m.

Mary Murphy

Group D


10.15 a.m.

Patricia Murphy

Group E

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (24th): Paudie O’Keeffe

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Eugene & Peggy Cronin, Cullen.

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.

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.

YOUTH MINISTRY WORKSHOP: Saturday 7th October at St. Brendan’s College, Killarney. Presented by Derek Mahady, Midlands based Liturgical Musician & Aine Murray, Kerry based musician. Contact Tomas Kenny for more details on <email> or on (086) 3683778

Community Notices

  • AUBANE SET DANCING recommences next Monday 18th Sept. at 9.15pm

  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY COUNCIL monthly meeting will take place on next Tuesday 19th September in The Wallis Arms Hotel at 9.00p.m.

  • MILLSTREET PARISH CHOIR: Practice every Wednesday at 8.00p.m. in Parish Centre and sing at 11.30a.m. Mass on Sundays. New members are welcome.

  • MILLSTREET GRAMOPHONE CIRCLE will meet in Millstreet Day Care Centre next Friday 22nd September at 8.15p.m. Guest presenter is Maurice Linehan. All welcome.

  • BALLYDALY HALL: Cards commence in Ballydaly Hall next Sunday (24th)

  • SWITCH ON CULTURE NIGHT: Celebrate the 2017 local comhaltas all Ireland champions and the Cullen Pipe Band all Ireland and world prizes at Switch On Culture night next Friday (22nd) in Cullen Hall at 8.00p.m. It will be a night of music, storytelling, singing and dancing.

  • TRADITIONAL MUSIC CLASS with Anne McAuliffe will resume in Cullen Community Centre on Monday next (18th) from 6.00p.m. Contact (087) 6736337

  • FRIENDS OF MALLOW HOSPITAL wishes to thank all those who supported their collection last weekend. Total collected: €1,457.22.

  • MUNSTER PIONEER GATHERING takes place on 1st October in Woodlands House Hotel, Adare. Registration is at 10.30a.m. Tickets cost €30 each & the closing date for the purchase of tickets is 25th September. Contact Sorcha (086) 3642619; Jimmy (087) 9773822 or Bridie (087) 9039066.

  • ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Human & Religious Development as Catholic Christians with Fr. Sean Sheehy for 8 weeks commencing on 20th September between 7 & 8.30p.m. “The Practice of Lectio Divina” with Fr. Brendan Clifford 28th Sept & 5th October 7.00 – 9.00p.m. “Marian Movement Cenacle” with Don Laurent Larroque & other priests Friday 29th September 6.30-9.30p.m.

  • CONGRATULATIONS to all those who received their Junior Certificate results this week

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