Parish Newsletter – 18th August, 2019

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 18th August, 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: Eugene Winters, Kanturk; Helen Whitford (nee Murphy) Dublin & The Square, Boherbue.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Dan O’Connor, Claraghatlea
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Nora Horgan, Ballydaly
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Molly, Con, Thade & Denny Hickey, Gortnacreeha
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Dominic Lawlor, Clara Road

Anniversaries: Hannah O’Keeffe, Millview; Joe Murphy, West End; Eimear O’Mahony, Inchileagh; Kathleen Lane, Ballinatona; Noel & Nelius McSweeney, Cloghoula; John O’Shea, Killowen; Edward Byrne & Sr. Patrick Tarrant, Ahane; Mickie & Breda Dennehy, Moll Carthy’s Bridge; James & Catherine O’Connor, Kilcummin & Betty Smith, Boston; Margaret Cullen, Tralee & Millstreet; John Moylan, Sally’s Cross; Charlie & John Murphy, Waterville. 

Mass Intentions for next week:
Saturday 24th August:
Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Nora & Jimmy Coleman, Murphy’s Terrace
Sunday 25th August:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Jerh Noonan, Coolinarne
Cullen 10.15a.m. Noel Duggan & Sr. Elizabeth, Lisnaboy
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. John Joe & Eily Greaney, Lackabawn

Millstreet Church: Mass times this week, unless there is a funeral.
Mass on Monday (Private Intention) at 7.30p.m.
Mass on Tuesday for Patricia Weber, USA at 10.00a.m.
Mass on Wednesday & Thursday at 10.00a.m.
Mass on Friday for Eimear O’Mahony, Inchileagh at 7.30p.m.
Mass on Saturday for Anne Keane, Pound Hill (recently deceased) at 10.00a.m.

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 24th/25th August







6.30 p.m.

Maria Kelleher

Group B

11.30 a.m.

Sr. Peter


9.00 a.m.

Brendan O’Sullivan

Group D: M. Neenan & A.M. Murphy


10.15 a.m.

Noreen Meade

Group H

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

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (25th): Billy O’Sullivan

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Denis Murphy, Lyreaoune.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION every Thursday in Cullen Church from 10.00a.m. to 7.00p.m. All are welcome. Requests for Prayer & Special Intentions – A box & slips of papers for these intentions can be found at the back of the Church. The box will be then placed on the Adoration Chapel so that people attending can pray for them.

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

Community Notices

  • MONTHLY DAY OF RECOLLECTION guided by the writings of Servant of God mother Marie Adele Garnier, St. Benedict’s Priory Saturday 24th August. The theme is “Contemplation”. Mass at 9.00a.m. at the Priory or 10.00a.m. at the nearby Cathedral. First talk at 11.00a.m. Ends with tea at 3.30p.m. Donations can be made to cover cost.

  • TRADITIONAL LATIN MASS will be offered at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Tralee, at 12.30p.m. on Sunday 25th August.

  • LOUG DERG 2019: One day retreats resume on Saturday 17th August and continue on specific days until Sunday 29th September. Further details from Maureen or Lorraine (071) 9851518 or <email>

  • YOUNG ADULTS CONFERENCE between 31st August & 1st September entitled “Seek Beauty; Find Truth” It is a weekend of speakers, workshop & craic aimed at the 18-40 age group. The Legion of Mary in Kerry would like to sponsor 2 young adults to attend. Contact Patricia (087) 9048659 for details.

  • CATHOLIC GRANDPARENTS ASSOCIATION: Annual National Grandparents Pilgrimage on 8th September in Knock Shrine at 2.30p.m. Everybody welcome to honour & thank grandparents alive & dead for all they have done for us. Chief celebrant Bishop Kevin Doran, Bishop of Elphin – combined choirs of Knock Parish – Dana sings “Our Lady of Knock”.

  • RATHMORE SOCIAL ACTON GROUP: Bingo night on Wednesday 21st August at 8.30p.m. in Teach Iosagain, Rathmore

  • We congratulate all those in the Parish who received their exam results this week and may they be given the gift of courage for the choices they will make during their lives.

  • We wish all our national and international visitors a safe journey home

  • THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK: Nobody gets to live life backwards. Look ahead-that is where your future lies.

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