Parish Newsletter – 22nd July, 2018

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 22nd July, 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:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Kathleen Murphy, Murphy’s Terrace
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Joan Guerin, Knocknagullane
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Michael John & the deceased members of The Naughton family, Ahane
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Seamus O’Sullivan, Rathduane

ANNIVERSARIES: Sheila Casey, Clara; Peg Casey, Clara; Gillian Hartnett, Clara Road; Dorothy Fitzgerald, Macroom Road; Flor McAuliffe, Murphy’s Terrace; Liam O’Driscoll, Lackabawn; Jackie Lane, Aubane; Michael Kelleher, Aubane; Michael Moynihan, Coalpits; John “Murt” O’Sullivan, Lisnaboy; Denny Kelleher, Clondrohid. 

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 28th July:
Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Julia & Michael McSweeney, Flintfield
Sunday 29th July:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Joe White, Tubber
Cullen 10.15a.m. Noel McSweeney, Knocknageeha
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Michael O’Sullivan, Rathduane


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

Mass on Monday for Jackie & Kathleen Forde, Murphy’s Terrace at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for People of the Parish at 10.00am.

Mass on Wednesday for Gillian Hartnett, Clara Road at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Breda Hickey, Claraghatlea 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

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

Rotas for Next Weekend 28th/29th July







6.30 p.m.

Dr.Pat Casey

Group E

11.30 a.m.

Bernie Lane


9.00 a.m.

Joanne Goold

Group C


10.15 a.m.

Aisling O’Riordan

Group H

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (29th): Jerome Ryan

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. in St. Laitiarian’s Cemetery, Cullen.

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


Festival of Families in Croke Park

Each Parish will receive 10 tickets for the Festival of Families in Croke Park on Saturday evening 25th August. Should you and your family like to participate, please contact the Parish office this week. This is a free event. Ticket holders are responsible for their own transport arrangements. Photo ID will need to match the name on the ticket for access to the Festival.


Booking for the final Mass in the Phoenix Park is now closed. If you require tickets please contact Parish office as we have a limited number of tickets available.

Community Notices

  • SOAP BOX RACE: This Sunday at 2.00p.m in Mountleader Industrial Estate organised by Millstreet Mens Shed. Contact Bertie (087) 6793841 or Ivor (087) 3633210. Also Kids Toy Tractor Race for toddlers to 8 year olds. Bring your own tractor and helmet.

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS committee wish to thank all those who supported in any way their annual harvest afternoon last weekend.

  • THANK YOU to everyone who supported the annual church gate collection in aid of Millstreet hospital. Total collected: €3,381.71

  • THE BROXTON FAMILY would like to thank everyone who attended and gave donations for their recent coffee morning in aid of Motor Neurone Disease Ireland. Total raised: €3,196.00

  • IRD DUHALLOW: Annual General Meeting & launch of Progress Report 17-18 on Wednesday 25th July at 8.00p.m. in the James O’Keeffe Institute, Newmarket.

  • ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Foyer de Charite with Fr. Kilian Byrne, 6 day silent retreat from 13th to 19th August. Information/booking contact Helen (086) 1678027 or <email>

  • DAYS OF RECOLLECITON held in St. Benedict’s Priory, Cobh. Each day begins with Mass at 9.00a.m. and Adoration. 1st talk at 11.00a.m. and day ends with tea at 3.30p.m. Lunch provided and donations welcome to cover costs. To book a place or further details contact Mother Prioress (021) 4811354. Dates and themes: 28th July – Mercy; 25th August – Faithfulness; 29th September – Spiritual Combat.

Today is the tomorrow I worried about yesterday.



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