Parish Newsletter – 8th October 2017

Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time – 8th October, 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:

RECENT DEATHS:             Margaret MacCarron, Bandon & Cullen; Marie Tarrant, Glenrath  & Cobh; Kevin Hallahan, Doneraile & Naas [1].

Saturday 7th October:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Patrick (Pa) Buckley, Annagloor
Sunday 8th October:
Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.
Cullen      10.15 a.m.                           Denis Fitzpatrick & the deceased members of The Fitzpatrick Family
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Mary Dineen, Laharn

ANNIVERSARIES:  Catherine Theresa Gallagher, Murphy’s Terrace;  Theresa Casey, Clara Road; Kevin Cronin, Clara Road; Dola O’Byrne, West End; Jack O’Sullivan, Coalpits; Patrick & Margaret O’Sullivan, Liscreagh & Lackabawn; Thomas & Hannah Corkery, Ballydaly; Jerry O’Donoghue, Fethard & Caherbarnagh; Pat O’Sullivan, Killarney; Noreen Sheehan, Inchigeela. 

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 14th October:                             

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          Jer, Nora Mary & Kathleen Lane, Ballinaton

Sunday 15th October:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                                                          

Cullen       10.15a.m.                           Harvest Mass: Kathleen & Timmy O’Sullivan                                                                Ballydaly

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          John D., Noreen & Mary Murphy, Inchileagh


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

Mass on Monday for Denis Jerome O’Riordan & his son Jerome, Dromsicane at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Dola O’Byrne, West End at 10.00a.m.

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

Mass on Thursday for Catherine Theresa Gallagher, Murphy’s Terrace at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for REACH OUT CANCER Support Group (R.O.C.S) 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 14th/15th October





  6.30 p.m. Dr. Pat Casey  Group C
  11.30  a.m. Bernie Lane


  9.00 a.m. Brendan O’Sullivan  Group B


10.15 a.m. Special Needs Assoication  Group H

CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (15th): Willie O’Connell   

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Nell & Jackie Donnelly, Derragh.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION Thursday in Cullen Church from 10.00a.m.

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

DO THIS IN MEMORY: The Enrolment Mass for this Parish based programme for children preparing for First Communion in 2018, their parents and guardians, will take place next Saturday evening at 6.30p.m. in Millstreet and next Sunday morning at 10.15a.m. in Cullen.

MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY for 15th & 22nd October:  Group C

MILLSTREET PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL meeting next Tuesday in Parish Centre at 8.00p.m.


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

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY COUNCIL are holding a public meeting on Tuesday 10th October at 8.00p.m. in the Wallis Arms Hotel to organise the hosting of a Millstreet Parish Talent Competition over the winter months. Your ideas are appreciated.  Further details on  All welcome.
  • MILLSTREET CHRISTMAS MARKET: Sunday 26th November 12.00-5.00p.m. to book a table contact Catherine (087) 2248432 or Noreen (029) 70085.
  • CULLEN COMMUNITY TEXT ALERT SCHEME: A meeting for those who have subscribed to this scheme or anyone who wishes to find out more has been arranged by Garda Siochana for Monday 23rd October at 7.30p.m. in the Cullen Community Centre.
  • THANK YOU from Mary Fitzgerald to everyone who supported and helped at her recent Coffee Morning in aid of Marymount Hospice. Total raised: €830.00
  • FUND-RAISING DANCE in aid of Millstreet & Kanturk Hospital on Friday 13th October in Edel Quinn Hall, Kanturk.
  • ANAM CARA will hold an information evening on nest Tuesday at 7.30p.m. in the Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee.
  • THE KERRY BRANCH of the Samaritans will hold an information evening on next Monday night in Moyderwell, Tralee at 7.30p.m. Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer is asked to attend. Further details from Josephine (087) 9158779.
  • SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE will be held by Cork University Hospital on next Friday (13th) at 7.30p.m. in the Sacred Heart Church, Western Road, Cork. All who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss are welcome to attend.

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