Parish Newsletter – 24th November, 2019

Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe 24th November, 2019.
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.
Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948
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: Der Kiely, Cullen;

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Tom Cronin, Coolinarne
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Norrie Guerin, Ballydaly
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Phil Cremin, Church Hill & Batt & Julia Cremin, Tureencahill
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Kax & Jerome O’Hare, Coole

ANNIVERSARIES: Nellie Kelleher, Lackabawn; Mary Guiney, Drishane Road; Sheila Sherlock, Drishane View; Tommy O’Connor, Minor Row; May Justice, Main Street; Catherine O’Mahony, Main Street; Denis O’Shea, Pound Hill; Denis O’Rahilly, Murphy’s Terrace; Garrett Hickey, West End; Mary O’Regan, Station Road; Margaret O’Connor, Kilmeedy; Hugh & Catherine Kelleher, Cloghoulabeg; Mary Fitzgerald, Cloghoula; Julia & John C O’Leary, Adrivale; Nell Donnelly, Derragh; Willie Joe & Peggy O’Keeffe, Knockduff; Peggy Cronin, Cullen; Tom Kelleher, Mologhroe; Joan Murphy, Waterville; Marty Healy, Carriganima. 

Mass Intentions for next week:
Saturday 30th November:
Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Joan & Jack Healy, Minor Row
Sunday 1st December:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Kathleen Mulcahy, Aunagloor
Cullen 10.15a.m. The deceased members of the O’Connell Family, Lissaniska
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Jim & Betty Fitzgerald, Murphy’s Terrace

Millstreet Church: Mass times this week, unless there is a funeral.
Mass on Monday for Denis O’Rahilly, Murphy’s Terrace at 7.30p.m.
Mass on Tuesday for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.
Mass on Wednesday for The Holy Souls at 10.00a.m.
Mass on Thursday at 10.00a.m.
Mass on Friday for Margaret O’Connor, Kilmeedy at 7.30p.m.

Rotas for Next Weekend 30th November/1st December







6.30 p.m.

Sharon Lane

Group B

11.30 a.m.

Raymond Gilbourne


9.00 a.m.

Joanne Goold

Group D


10.15 a.m.

Marie O’Sullivan

Group G

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 (1st): Conor Morley

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for The Holy Souls and Michael & Margaret Murphy, Rathcoole & Pat & Helen Morris.

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 Parish Centre at 8.00p.m.

DIOCESAN COLLECTION next weekend (30th/1st) for Diocesan Youth Service.


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

ADVENT PRAYER SERVICE PREPARATION: Rehearsal on next Thursday 28th in Millstreet Church at 6.30p.m. for all choir members and parishioners involved in the singing and music. Advent Prayer Service will take place in Millstreet Church on Thursday 5th December.

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY TEXT ALERT is accepting application from those who wish to renew or join the Text Alert System for 2020 at a cost of €10.00 Application forms are available from Wordsworth, Millstreet & Guerin’s Shop, Ballydaly. Closing date for receipt of applications is this weekend.

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION: Committee meeting on this Monday night (25th) at 8.00p.m. 39th Annual Mass & Christmas Party will be hold on Saturday 7th December.

  • CHRISTMAS SHOE BOX COLLECTION in aid of Cork Penny Dinners and organised by Millstreet Fianna Fail. The boxes will be distributed to men, women & children and can be dropped into McCarthy’s Bar, Millstreet by 6th December of text Deborah (087) 7763579 to arrange collection.

  • HEALTH & WELL BEING DAY in Millstreet GAA Hall on Saturday 30th November between 11.00 & 2.00p.m. This will include: mindfulness, chi kung, tai chi, healthy snacks & much more. For further details contact Irina (085) 7180291. Admission is free but donations received on the day will be in aid of Millstreet Town Park New Playground.

  • KINGDOM GOSPEL CHOIRS CHARITY CONCERT in The Friary Church, Killarney on Sunday 1st December at 3.00p.m. Entrance fee donation only.

  • AUBANE SOCIAL CLUB: Annual Mass & Party at 8.30p.m. on Friday 6th December; Christmas Morning Mushera Climb starting at 10.30a.m. funds in aid of Aubane Community Centre Renovation Fund; Friday 27th December “Around the fireside” night from 8.30p.m.

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