Parish Newsletter – 13th May, 2018 – The Ascension of the Lord

The Ascension of the Lord – 13th May, 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:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Andrew & the deceased members of the O’Sullivan family, Main Street.
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Eileen Tucker, Killarney & Ballydaly
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Tim, Alice & the deceased members of the O’Sullivan family, Lisnaboy
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Peggy & Denny Twomey, The Bridge

ANNIVERSARIES: Lena Cronin, Pound Hill; Nell Twomey, Pound Hill; Maimie Twomey, Mill Lane; The deceased members of the Twomey Family, Main Street; Hannah Moynihan, Main Street; Donie Murphy, West End; Dan & Mary Breen, Killarney Road; Thomas & Eileen O’Mahony, Kilmeedy; Mary O’Sullivan, Kilmeedy; Jack Healy, Kilmeedy; Sr. Veronica Cronin, Dooneen; John Joe & Nora Mary O’Mahony, Cockhill; Paddy Murphy, Rathduane House; Matthew Bradley, Knocknagurrane; Timothy Kelleher, Lislehane; John Dineen, Cahirbarnagh; Joan Cronin, Kilcorney; Katie, Paddy & the deceased members of the Kelleher Family, Mulnahorna; Jerry McCarthy, Cork & Knocknagree; John Sherlock, Skibbereen. 

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 19th May:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Tom Grainger, Cloghoulamore & Birmingham

Sunday 20th May:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Michael & Theresa Herlihy, Cahirbarnagh

Cullen 10.15a.m. The deceased members of the Lehane &

McKelvey Families, Lissaniska

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. John Joe & Teresa Tangney, Main Street

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

Mass on Monday for John Sherlock, Skibbereen at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Eileen Murphy, Kippagh at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday for Jack Healy, Kilmeedy at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for John J. Dineen, Rathduane at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Bina & Denis Lehane, Gneeves at 7.30p.m.

First Holy Communion Mass on Saturday at 11.00a.m.

Rotas for Next Weekend 19th/20th May







6.30 p.m.

Padraig Creedon

Group E

11.30 a.m.

Jerry Doody


9.00 a.m.

Joanne Goold

Group C


10.15 a.m.

Dominic Cronin

Group F

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.

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (20th): Willie O’Connell

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Julia & Patie Hickey, Mologhroe.

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

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

DIOCESAN COLLECTION next weekend (19th/20th): Education of Clergy


DIOCESE OF KERRY EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: Annual Retreat on Thursday 31st May at Ardfert Retreat Centre between 9.30 & 4.00p.m.


Millstreet Pastoral Area will host the diocesan Course in Pastoral Ministry, starting in September 2018. Taking place on Tuesday nights from 8.00-10.00p.m., the course offers people involved in their parish an opportunity to grow their faith. Over 20 nights, there are a variety of speakers exploring different aspects of faith & ministry. Closing date for applications is 18th May, 2018. For more information and application form contact your Parish priest or check out

Community Notices

  • TEA DANCE on this Sunday in The Wallis Arms between 2.30 & 5.30p.m. €5.00 admission. Hosted by Millstreet Active Retirement Association – all welcome.

  • TUBRID WELL: During the month of May the Rosary will be recited every night at 8.00p.m commencing next Tuesday night (1st). All welcome. Annual Mass on Friday 25th May at 7.30p.m.

  • BEALTAINE EVENT at Millstreet Library on Wednesday 15th May at 11.30a.m. “The Tayman, The Tomcat & Others..” a one-man show starring Jack Healy which highlights the stories of Irish actor & Seanchai, Eamon Kelly. The event is free of charge and all are welcome.

  • CLOGHOULA N.S. PATTERN DAY on Sunday 20th May – registration at 12.30.

  • MILLSTREET HOSPITAL OPEN DAY: Sunday 27th May between 2.00 & 4.00p.m. (sharp). All welcome.

  • THANK YOU to everyone who supported the recent Church gate collections and the Easter Hamper Draw in aid of Cullen National School Parents Association.

  • ANNUAL SALE of summer bedding plants at Cuan Mhuire, Farnanes on Wednesday 16th May between 2.00 & 6.00p.m.

  • CHARITY BINGO in aid of Social Action Group Rathmore on Wednesday 16th May at 8.00p.m. in Teach Iosagain.

A Christian brings peace to others. Not only peace, but also love, kindness and faithfulness and joy.” (Pope Francis)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.