Parish Newsletter – Easter Sunday – 1st April, 2018

Easter Sunday – 1st April, 2018
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: Sr. Kathleen O’Connor, Presentation Convent, Killarney & Dromsicane; Noreen Hughes, London (née Dennehy, Murphy’s Terrace).

Saturday 31st March:
Easter Vigil 9.00 p.m. Mass for People of the Parish
Sunday 1st April:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m.
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Timmy Cronin, Mologhroe South
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Timmy O’ Connor, Dooneen

ANNIVERSARIES: Daniel & Elizabeth Creedon, Cloghoula; Netta Dennehy, Cloghoula; Noreen Kelleher, Kilmeedy Lower; Siobhan & the deceased members of the Moynihan family, Cloghoula & Tanyard; Nellie O’Keeffe, Pound Hill; Jackie Forde, Murphy’s Terrace; Jerh Twomey, Murphy’s Terrace; Paddy, Han & Michael O’Leary, Murphy’s Terrace & Clara Road; John & Mary Ellen Radley, The Square; Jeremiah O’Sullivan, Minor Row; Brendan Kiely, Station Road; Lizzie Buckley, Dooneen; Julia O’Connell, Dooneen; Nonie Lehane, Tullig; Willie Gleeson, Clara Road; Michael & Nora Lynch, Kippagh; Michael Murphy, Ballydaly & Millstreet; Mai McSweeney, Ardnageeha; Danny Forde, Mologhroe; Abina Corcoran, Boherbue; James Murphy, Cork; Declan Corbett, Mallow; Theresa & Anne Perdisatt, Dublin. 

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 7th April – Divine Mercy Sunday:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Han O’Leary, Toorbonia

Sunday 8th April:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Peggy & Jerome O’Sullivan, Rathduane

Cullen 10.15a.m. Julia & Jackie Murphy, Coolikerane Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Nora (Netta) Dennehy, Cloghoulamore .

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 7th/8th April







6.30 p.m.

Maria Kelleher

Group D

11.30 a.m.

Bernie Cronin


9.00 a.m.

Dan O’Riordan

Group B


10.15 a.m.

Liam Fitzgerald

Group H

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

There will be no Mass on next Monday.

Mass on Tuesday & Wednesday at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Nonie & Dan Lehane, Tullig at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Willie Gleeson, Clara Road at 7.30p.m.

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (8th): Pat Ryan

There will be no Mass on next Thursday.

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.

TROCAIRE BOXES: Please return Trocaire boxes at your earliest convenience. They can be dropped into Parish Office or placed in collection basket at Masses.

ICON OF THE HOLY FAMILY will visit St. Mary’s Cathedral, Killarney from Friday 13th April to Tuesday 17th. Details on :

DIVINE MERCY: The Divine Mercy Novena will continue each day at 3.00p.m. in the Church and will conclude next Sunday on Divine Mercy Sunday. Devotions will start with the “Chaplet” at 3.00p.m. Confessions will begin at 2.30p.m. People are invited to bring any Holy Objects they wish to have blessed.

Community Notices

  • ANNUAL EASTER COMMEMORATION will take place in the Square after 11.30a.m. Mass on this Sunday. This year the Millstreet Monument Committee have invited Gerry White, author and Military historian to give the oration. All are welcome.

  • PRO-LIFE TALK: Joe Walsh of the Life Institute is co-ordinating the Life Canvass in Cork ahead of the referendum in May and will host a meeting in the Parish Centre, Millstreet, on Tuesday 10th April at 7.30p.m.

  • KNOCKNAGREE LADIES FOOTBALL CLUB: Training resumes on Monday 9th April at 6.15 in Knocknagree & on will continue on Monday 16th in Cullen at 6.00p.m. Tickets for their Euro millions syndicate club fundraiser available From Jack Reen (087) 9718116 or Catherine Ring (083) 3498778.

  • PARISH OFFICE will be closed on next Tuesday (3rd)

My sincere thanks to all who participated in our Easter Ceremonies, those who helped to prepare our Churches and for all who attended the ceremonies and helped make them so meaningful for our Parish.

I welcome home all who have travelled to be with their families this Easter Season and we keep in our thoughts and prayers those who are not with us.


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