Parish Newsletter – 15th October, 2017

Twenty-Eigth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 15th 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: Christy O’Leary, Knocknagree; Catherine Buckley, The Hall, Kilcorney, Brendan O’Connor, late of Umeraboy.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 14th October:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Jer, Nora Mary & Kathleen Lane, Ballinatona.
Sunday 15th October:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m.
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Harvest Mass: Kathleen & Timmy O’Sullivan Ballydaly
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. John D., Noreen & Mary Murphy, Inchileagh.

ANNIVERSARIES: Elizabeth Dennehy, Pound Hill; Peter O’Sullivan, Cloghoulamore; Pat Joe Murphy, Coolinarne; Frank & Catherine O’Riordan, Ballinatona; Andrew Guerin, Ballydaly; Bridie Herlihy, Glountane; Ian O’Dowling, Cork. 

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 21st October:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Dan Buckley, Geararoe

Sunday 22nd October:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m.

Cullen 10.15a.m. Con Kerins, Lisnaboy

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Bill & Margaret O’Sullivan, Tanyard


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

Mass on Monday for Kevin Cronin, Clara Road at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Kit & Elizabeth Coleman, Kent at 10.00a.m.

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

Mass on Thursday for Elizabeth & Denis Dennehy, Pound Hill at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Denis (Strack) Kelleher & his son Thomas, Murphy’s Terrace 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.

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.

Rotas for Next Weekend 21st/22nd October







6.30 p.m.

Eimear Buckley

Group D

11.30 a.m.

Bernie Cronin


9.00 a.m.

Maeve O’Sullivan

Group C


10.15 a.m.

Tim Ring

Group A

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (22nd): Jerome Ryan

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Denis & Catherine Lenihan, Mountcollins.

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

DIOCESAN COLLECTION next weekend (21st/22nd): Propagation of Faith.



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

KERRY DIOCESAN ASSEMBLY entitled “How can parish support family life?” will take place this Sunday in the Brandon Hotel, Tralee from 2.00-6.00pm.

WORKSHOP FOR CHOIRS with Dominic Finn, director of music at Cobh Cathedral, will present a workshop for choirs on Wednesday 25th October at 7.30p.m. in the Church of the Resurrection, Killarney. He will cover music for Advent, Christmas & Ordinary time. For more information or to reserve a place, contact Tomas Kenny on (086) 3683778 or email <email> by 20th October.

PERMANENT DEACONS: On Saturday next (21st ) at 12 noon Mass in St. John’s Church, Tralee, three candidates will be ordained as Permanent Deacons for the Diocese of Kerry – Patrick Coffey, Thady O’Connor & Denis Kelleher, for the parishes of Killorglin, Kilcummin & St. John’s Tralee. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET TIDY TOWNS ASSOCIATION annual prize giving in the Clara Inn on next Wednesday night (18th) at 8.00p.m. All welcome.

  • MILLSTREET GRAMOPHONE CIRCLE meets in Millstreet Day Care Centre on Friday next (20th) at 8.15p.m. Guest presenter is Con Kelleher, Cloghoulabeg.

  • 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.

  • BALLYDALY HALL: Talk on “First Aid in the Home” on Tuesday 24th October at 8.00p.m. Talk will cover stroke, heart attack, fractures, CPR, bleeding, choking, seizures and diabetes. Admission €5.00. All welcome.

  • WORLD MISSION DAY: Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly will speak on his experiences as a Missionary in Africa & at home on Thursday 19th October in The Rose Hotel, Tralee at 8.00p.m. Entrance free – all welcome.

  • FASHION SHOW: The Rathmore Branch of the Children of Chernobyl is hosting their annual Fashion Show in Rathmore Community Centre on Thursday 19th October at 8.00p.m. Tickets available from Betty (087) 6323922; Mairead (086) 0653369 or Eileen (086) 1733094.

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