Parish Newsletter – 31st March, 2019

Fourth Sunday of Lent – 31st March, 2019
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. Daniel & Elizabeth Creedon, Cloghoula
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Jerry O’Leary, Knockcahill
Cullen 10.15 a.m. John Ring, Eagloune & the deceased members of the Ring family
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Dan & Eddie O’Mahony, Murphy’s Terrace

ANNIVERSARIES: Jeremiah O’Sullivan, Minor Row; Nellie & Michael O’Keeffe, Pound Hill; Netta Dennehy, Cloghoulamore; Siobhan & the deceased members of the Moynihan family, Cloghoula & Tanyard; Brendan Kiely, Station Road; Liam, Catherine, Johnny & Kathleen Buckley, Liscahane; Julia O’Connell, Dooneen; Lizzie Buckley, Dooneen; Sheila Hickey, Dromsicane; May McSweeney, Ardnageeha; Danny Forde, Mologhroe; Han O’Leary, Toorbonia; Thomas & Margaret Dennehy, Killarney; Noreen Hughes (nee Dennehy) Murphy’s Terrace & London; James Murphy, Cork. 

Mass Intentions for next week:
Saturday 6th April:
Millstreet 6.30 p.m. William O’Leary, Dromnahilla
Sunday 7th April:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Joe Gaffney, Castletown, Limerick
Cullen 10.15a.m. Jackie & Julia Murphy, Coolikerane
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Maureen & Martin Moran, Ballyvouskil


Millstreet Church: Mass times this week, unless there is a funeral.
Mass on Monday for Han O’Leary, Toorbonia at 7.30p.m.
Mass on Tuesday (Private Intention) at 10.00a.m.
Mass on Wednesday for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.
Mass on Thursday at 10.00a.m.
Friday: Stations of the Cross at 7.00p.m. followed by Mass at 7.30p.m. for Anthony & the deceased members of the Manley Family, The Square & John “Sing” O’Sullivan.
Mass on Saturday for Connie O’Mahony, Main Street (recently deceased) at 10.30a.m.

Rotas for Next Weekend 6th/7th April







6.30 p.m.

Sharon Lane

Group E

11.30 a.m.

Raymond Gilbourne


9.00 a.m.

Joanne Goold

Group C


10.15 a.m.

Ann Murphy

Group A

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 (7th): Conor Morley

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for the deceased members of the Murphy family, Lisnaboy.

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

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION every Saturday in Ballydaly Church from 10.30a.m. to 12.30p.m. All are welcome

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

MILLSTEET CHURCH COLLECTORS for April: Group 3. Vigil Mass: J. Cashman, Mgt. Crowley, N. Casey & Dr. P. Casey. 11.30a.m. N. Collins, P. Healy, C. Healy, J. Doody & B. Murphy.

LENTEN TALK hosted by Millstreet Pastoral Area on Thursday next 4th April at 8 p.m., in Teach Íosagáin, Rathmore. The theme of the evening is “The Tears of God and guest speaker is Fr. Donal O’Connor.The evening is open to everyone and admission is free.

Community Notices

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION: Committee meeting on this Monday night at 8.00p.m.

  • NORTH WEST CORK PRO-LIFE MEETING in Millstreet Parish Centre on Friday 5th April at 8.00p.m. All welcome.

  • CORK NORTH WEST BRANCH OF M.S. Ireland will hold their annual Church gate collection next weekend. Your support is appreciated.

  • FUNDRAISING CONCERT featuring Duhallow Choral Society & Kerry Choral Union in aid of Millstreet Hospital will be held on Sunday 14th April in Millstreet Church at 7.00p.m. Tickets available from local shops or at the door.

  • AUBANE SOCIAL CLUB upcoming dates: Annual Table Quiz on Friday 19th April at 8.30p.m. Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday 20th April at 11.00a.m.

  • CREATIVE WRITING CLASSES IN MILLSTREET LIBRARY commencing in April, classes are free of charge but places are limited. If you would like to attend contact the Library on (029) 21920 or email: <email>

  • COMMUNITY MEETING on Monday 8th April at 8.00p.m. in the Canon O’Donovan Centre for the following communities: Millstreet, Aubane, Ballydaly & Derrinagree hosted by IRD Duhallow. It will give people an opportunity to discuss their ideas and plans for their communities as well as hear of opportunities.


Clocks go forward one hour this weekend.

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