Parish Newsletter – 11th November, 2018

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time – 11th November, 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: Peg Murphy, Lisnaboy; Dan Keane, Tralee.

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Mass for those who have died in the past year
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Dan & Lily Guerin, Ballydaly
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Maura & the deceased members of the Cronin Family, Knockduff
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Kax & Jerome O’Hare, Coole

ANNIVERSARIES: Arthur O’Keeffe, Mill view; Hannah Mary Riordan, Main Street; Bab Han & Willie C O’Riordan, Main Street; Mary Fitzgerald, Clara Road; The deceased members of the Coleman Family, Minor Row; Paddy Kelleher, Station Road; Pat, Danny & Mary T. Buckley, Liscahane; Mary Fitzgerald, Cloghoula; Sheila Murphy, Cahirbarnagh; Canon Eugene & Fr. Pat Joe O’Sullivan, Gortavehy; Dan & Mary Buckley, Scartaglin; Gene Sheehan, Dublin; John Curtin, Kiskeam. 

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 17th November:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Joan & Jack Healy, Minor Row

Sunday 18th November:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m.

Cullen 10.15a.m. Eileen, Tony & Michael Moynihan, Coalpits

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Denis Sheehan, Kanturk


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

Mass on Monday for John Lucey, Minor Row at 7.30p.m.

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

Mass on Wednesday for Mary O’Regan, Station Road at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Neily Cahill, Rathmore & London at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Kathleen & Neily Dineen, Murphy’s Terrace 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. 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

Rotas for Next Weekend 17th/18th November







6.30 p.m.

Dr. Pat Casey

Group C

11.30 a.m.

Bernie Lane


9.00 a.m.

Eileen Guerin

Group F


10.15 a.m.

Dominic Cronin

Group B

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (18th): Pat Ryan

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Jeremiah Fitzgerald, Knocknageeha & his daughter Betty Withers.

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 Sacristy at 8.00p.m.

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

DO THIS IN MEMORY: The next night of the special Parish based programme for First Holy Communion children & parents is taking place next weekend during Vigil Mass in Millstreet next Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th in Cullen at 10. 15a.m


THE BLESSING OF GRAVES will take place this Sunday 11th November:

CHURCHYARD CEMETERY: After 11.30a.m. Mass in Millstreet

ST. MARY’S CEMETERY: 12.45p.m.


Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET GRAMOPHONE CIRCLE will hold its next meeting on Friday 16th November in the Canon O’Donovan Centre at 8.15p.m. Mary Collins of Bandon will present a special programme in memory of the late Margaret McCarron of Bandon & Cullen. All are very welcome.

  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY TEXT ALERT is now accepting applications from those who wish to renew or join the Text Alert System for 2019 at a cost of €10. Forms available from Wordsworth & Guerin’s Shop Ballydaly. Closing date 30th November.

  • GET INTO WALKING a free workshop for adults with Cork Sports Partnership trainer Catherine O’Reilly will be held in Millstreet Library on Tuesday next (13th November) at 11.00a.m. This event is free, all are welcome to attend.

  • PRACTICE FOR DIOCESAN ADVENT SERVICE: The next choir rehearsal for the diocesan Advent service will take place on this Monday (12th) at 7.30p.m. in the John Paul II Pastoral Centre, Killarney. All parish choir members are welcome to attend. Please contact Tomas Kenny (086) 3683778 or email <email> for more information.

  • ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Upcoming events: “Celebrate your Faith” with Elizabeth Gilmartin on 12th, 19th & 26th November between 7.30 & 9.00p.m. “Profaith” with Thady O’Connor, the 7 Powerful characteristics on Passing on the Faith on 21st & 28th November between 7.30 & 9.00p.m. Advent Retreat with Fr. Gerard McCarthy SVD – Friday 14th-Sunday 16th December. Contact (066) 7134276 for further information on the above.

  • Thought for the week: May God grant you always – a sunbeam to warm you, a moonbeam to charm you, a sheltering Angel so nothing can harm you. Laughter to cheer you. Faithful friends near you. And whenever you pray, Heaven to hear you.

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