Parish Newsletter – Mission Sunday – 22nd October, 2017

Twenty-Nineth Sunday in Ordinary Time – Mission Sunday – 22nd 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: Paul Fitzgerald, Clara Road

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 21st October:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Dan Buckley, Geararoe
Sunday 22nd October:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m.
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Con Kerins, Lisnaboy
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Bill & Margaret O’Sullivan, Tanyard

Anniversaries: Denis Desmond, Liscahane; Julia Creedon, Liscahane; Gerard & Julia Dromey, Murphy’s Terrace; Mary O’Callaghan, Woodland Drive; Theresa Casey, Clara Road; Billy O’Shea, Cockhill; Jack & Peggy Cronin, Drishanemore; John O’Connell, Dooneen; Nicholas Tarrant, Gortavehy; Paddy & Margaret Burke, Kanturk; Denis & Catherine Lenihan, Mountcollins; Maura McCarthy, Gurteen, Kanturk; Barbara Tucker, New York & Dooneen; Noel Horgan, Cork. 

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 28th October:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Nannie & Florrie O’Donoghue, Lackabawn

Sunday 29th October:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Betty Culhane, Clara Road

Cullen 10.15a.m. Timmy O’Riordan, Ahane

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Peggy & Con Lane, Cahirdowney


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

Mass on Monday for Gerard Dromey, Murphy’s Terrace & his parents, Julia & John at 7.30p.m.

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

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

Mass on Thursday for Eily, Julia & Christy Kelleher, Kilmeedy at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Arthur O’Keeffe, 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.

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

Rotas for Next Weekend 28th/29th October







6.30 p.m.

Maria Kelleher

Group E

11.30 a.m.

Michael Cashman


9.00 a.m.

Dan O’Riordan

Group D


10.15 a.m.

Marie Morley

Group B

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (29th): Billy O’Sullivan

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Con & Joan Mullane, Ardnageeha

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 29th October & 5th November: Group D


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

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.

Community Notices

  • BLOOD DONOR CLINIC in Millstreet GAA Hall on next Tuesday (24th) between 5.00 & 8.30p.m.

  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY TALENT COMPETITION will run during November & December with prizes worth €800. Open to Clubs, pubs, businesses, groups & individuals. For further details contact Maura (087) 9488849 or Mary (086) 3128444.

  • 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 8.30p.m. in the Cullen Community Centre. (Please note change of time)

  • 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.

  • AUBANE COMMUNITY TEXT ALERTS: Reminder that Alert renewal forms are to be returned by Tuesday 31st October to John F. Kelleher (Sec), Bernard Crowley (Chairman) or Doleros Goggin (Treasurer)

  • DAY OF REFLECTION at St. Benedict’s Priory in Cobh on Saturday 28th October between 9.00 & 3.30p.m. The theme is Devotion to Mary in the Spirituality of Mother Marie Adele Garnier. Booking essential (021) 4811354.

  • MEETING FOR RETURNED LAY MISSIONARIES & VOLUNTEERS: Thursday 26th October at 7.00p.m. in the John Paul II Centre, Killarney. For more information contact (083) 8422468 or email <email>

  • WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES 2018 takes place in Dublin between 22nd & 26th August. For further details or to book tickets for any of the events including the Closing Mass log on to:

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