Parish Newsletter – 24th September, 2017

Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 24th 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 23rd September:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Alan & Tommy O’Connor, Minor Row
Sunday 24th September:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Denis O’Sullivan, Inches
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Pat Kelleher, Lisnaboy
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Bill Kelleher & the deceased members of the Kelleher Family, Killowen

Anniversaries: Mary Dineen, Knocknapogue; Margaret O’Shea, Killowen; Tom Murphy, Main Street; Joan Daly, Main Street; Maura, Margaret & Patrick Buckley, Ballyvouskil; Hannah Murphy, Lisnaboy; Mary O’Keeffe, Glountane & Boherbue; James O’Mahony, Clonakilty; Mary Collins, Fedamore. 

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 30th September:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Dan Joe & Hannah Quinn, Flintfield

Sunday 1st October:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Dan Mulcahy, Aunagloor

Cullen 10.15a.m. Catherine Dineen, Carrigaline, Rathmore Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Eddie & Dan O’Mahony, Murphy’s Terrace


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

Mass on Monday for Catherine O’Shea & her son Billy, Cockhill, at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Nora & Richard O’Keeffe, Murphy’s Terrace at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday & Thursday at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Millstreet Active Retired Assocation at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Saturday for Margaret Cullen (nee Corcoran), Tralee & Millstreet (recently deceased) at 10.30a.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

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

Rotas for Next Weekend 30th Sept/1st October







6.30 p.m.

Tim Linehan

Group A

11.30 a.m.

Pat Breen


9.00 a.m.

Joanne Goold

Group E


10.15 a.m.

Margaret Cooper

Group F

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (1st): Dan O’Sullivan

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for John & Ciss O’Mahony, Glountane

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.

MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY for 1st & 8th October: Group B

MILLSTREET CHURCH COLLECTORS for October: Group 1. Vigil: V. O’Callaghan, C. O’Donoghue, S. Sheehan & J. Lawlor. 11.30: J. O’Riordan, P. Tarrant, J. Cronin, D. Dineen & D. Dennehy.


Dromtariffe Parish Pastoral council are hosting three evenings during October where their guest speaker on each evening will give spoken & personal witness during evening Mass to “what my faith has meant to me”. Programme of speakers are:

Thursday 12th October: Derrinagree Church: Mass at 7.30p.m. with speaker Michael O’Muircheataigh.

Thursday 19th October: Dromagh Church: Mass at 7.30p.m. with speaker Joan Freeman of Pieta House

Thursday 26th October: Dromagh Church: Mass at 7.30p.m. with speaker Senator Ronan Mullen.

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET PIPE BAND would like to thank all those who contributed to their Church Gate collection last weekend.

  • AN INTRODUCTION TO MINDFULNESS: A talk by Dr. Veronica Byrne, Clinical Psychologist HSE South will take place in Millstreet library on Wednesday 27th September at 11.00a.m. All welcome.

  • BEING CREATIVE WITH LEFTOVERS!” a cookery demonstration with Mark Doe will take place in St. Brendan’s Pastoral Centre, Tralee on Thursday 28th September at 8.00p.m. This event is free and all are welcome. Please register in advance: <email> or (064) 663244

  • CULLEN CHOIR welcomes new members who wish to join. Practice on Wednesday nights in Cullen Church at 7.15p.m.

  • MILLSTREET SET DANCERS wish to thank all those who supported their recent clothes collection.

  • ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: “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.

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