Parish Newsletter – Easter Sunday – 21st April, 2019

Easter Sunday – 21st April, 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:

RECENT DEATHS: Anne Kelleher, Drishane Road.

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Denis Cronin, Coolinarne
Cullen 10.15 a.m. People of the Parish
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Timmy O’Connor, Dooneen.

ANNIVERSARIES: Noel & Bart Keating, Murphy’s Terrace; Eileen Collins, Clara Road; John, Eithne, Breda, Ann & John Lucey, Minor Row; Danny Creedon, Liscahane; Patrick Murphy, Cloghoulabeg; Victor O’Hare, Cloghoulamore; Florrie O’Donoghue, Lackabawn; Patrick O’Donoghue, Aubane. 

Mass Intentions for next week:
Saturday 27th April:
Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Johnny Hickey, Shanaknuck
Sunday 28th April:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Kathleen & Nelius Guerin, Ballydaly
Cullen 10.15a.m. Mary Agnes Regan, Nohoval
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Den & Nell Hickey, Mill Lane


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

There will be no Mass in Church on Monday.

Mass on Monday for Vivienne Murphy, Tanyard Wood at 7.00p.m. (at graveside

Mass on Tuesday for Eileen Collins, Clara Road at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday for the deceased members of the Browne & O’Riordan families, Shanakiel at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for John & Eithne Lucey, Minor Row and their daughters Breda & Ann and their son John at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Mary & Patrick Dineen, Knocknapogue 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 27th/28th April







6.30 p.m.

Aideen Buckley

Group D

11.30 a.m.

Sr. Peter Fahy


9.00 a.m.

Brendan O’Sullivan

Group F


10.15 a.m.

Gillian McCarthy

Group F

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (28th): Billy O’Sullivan

Mass for the deceased members of the Hickey & O’Donoghue families, Gortnacreeha on Wednesday (24th) at 12 noon.

There will be no Mass on next Thursday (25th)

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

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION in Ballydaly Church on Saturday between 10.30a.m. & 12.30p.m.

DIOCESAN COLLECTION next weekend (27th/28th) for Peter’s Pence.


MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY for 28th April & 5th May: Group A

DIVINE MERCY NOVENA will commence after Good Friday ceremonies and will continue for 9 days at 3.00p.m. each day in the Church finishing on Divine Mercy Sunday (28th April).

Community Notices

  • ANNUAL EASTER SUNDAY COMMEMORATION will take place after 11.30a.m. Mass on this Sunday (21st) in the Square. Guest speaker will be Margaret Buckley, retired teacher of English & history in Millstreet Community School. Dick Dineen will lay the wreath and Millstreet Pipe Band will also be in attendance.

  • MILLSTREET GRAMOPHONE CIRCLE will meet on next Friday (26th) in Canon O’Donovan Centre at 8.15p.m. On this occasion it’s “Listeners’ Choice” where we invite people attending to share a favourite tune or song on a CD which they are welcome to bring along to the meeting. All are very welcome.

  • PUBLIC TALK on depression on Wednesday 24th April at 8.00p.m in Millstreet Parish Centre. Guest speaker will be Ella B, motivational speaker & author. Bookings & further information (085) 8205023

  • SUSI INFORMATION CLINIC in the Citizens Information Centre, Macroom, on 25th & 30th April between 10.00 & 1.00p.m. and 2.00 & 7.00p.m.

  • ANNUAL MASS AT KILCORNEY GROTTO on Tuesday 7th May at 7.30p.m.

Anyone interested in helping with the ongoing upkeep of the grotto are invited to a meeting in Rathcoole School on Wednesday 1st May at 8.00p.m.

  • PARISH OFFICE will be closed until next Friday.

As we conclude our Easter Ceremonies, I wish to thank everyone who assisted in anyway during the past week. I thank most sincerely the priests who concelebrated our ceremonies, those who prepared our Churches, participated and attended our ceremonies and helped make them so meaningful for our Parish. I welcome home all who have travelled to be with their families this Easter Season and we keep in our thoughts and prayers those who are not with us.


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