Parish Newsletter – 8th April 2018

Second Sunday of Easter – 8th 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:   Eileen Daly, Kanturk

Saturday 7th April:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Han O’Leary, Toorbonia
Sunday 8th April – Divine Mercy Sunday:
Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                            Peggy & Jerome O’Sullivan, Rathduane          Cullen      10.15 a.m.                        Julia & Jackie Murphy, Coolikerane
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Nora (Netta) Dennehy, Cloghoulamore

ANNIVERSARIES:  Jimmy Cotter, Murphy’s Terrace; Phillis O’Shea, Minor Row; Jeremiah, Nora & Jeremiah Forde, Station Road;  Annie, David & Gerard Sheehan, Carrigacooleen; Mary O’Donoghue, Aubane;  John Guerin, Ballydaly; Patricia O’Neill, Carrigaline; Margaret Baily, Minor Row & Dublin. 

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 14th April:                             

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          William O’Leary, Dromnahilla           

Sunday 15th April:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Fr. Tim Buckley, Cahirbarnagh & England

Cullen       10.15a.m.                                                          

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Breda O’Leary, The Square


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

Mass on Monday for Brendan Kiely, Station Road at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Bridget & Dan  Collins, Cockhill at 10.00a.m.

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

Mass on Thursday for Breda Buckley, Coolnaguillagh at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Anthony & the deceased members of the Manley Family, The Square and John “Sing” O’Sullivan.

MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY for 15th & 22nd April:  Group D

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

Rotas for Next Weekend 14th/15th April





  6.30 p.m. Deirdre Meade  Group E
  11.30  a.m.  Raymond Gilbourne  


  9.00 a.m. Liam Flynn  Group C


10.15 a.m. Tom O’Riordan  Group A


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

CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (15th): Michael Forde   

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.  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.

PARISH FINANCE COUNCIL meeting on Tuesday at 8.15p.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 :



Commencing 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

  • 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 this Tuesday 10th April at 7.30p.m.
  • CATHOLIC YOUNG ADULTS CONFERENCE 2018 organised by the Legion of Mary in the Dominican Retreat Centre, Ennismore, Cork on Saturday 21st April from 9.15a.m. to 5.30p.m. Includes talks, testimonies, workshop, lunch & Mass. Cost is €20 and includes lunch.  Age group 18-40 year old.
  • CUAN MHUIRE FARNANES GARDENING PROJECT: every Saturday & Sunday from 2.00 to 5.00p.m. – Spring bedding plants for sale. Details (089) 2291122
  • IRISH HEART: Mobile unit in Rathmore on Friday 13th April between 10.00 & 1.45p.m. based outside Community Centre. Free blood pressure check.
  • CORK MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER WEEKEND: 13th-15th April in The Cork International Hotel. Details from (086) 8334382/6095168
  • ART CLASSES: Starting Monday 9th & Thursday 12th April in Trade Union Hall, Kanturk. Contact Mary O’Connor (086) 4058295


“The Church is a family of families”
(The Joy of LovePope Francis”)

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