Parish Newsletter – 1st December, 2019

First Sunday of Advent – 1st December, 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:

RECENT DEATHS: Mary O’Connor, Dromsicane; Padraig O’Connor, Lisnashershane.

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Joan & Jack Healy, Minor Row
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Kathleen Mulcahy, Aunagloor
Cullen 10.15 a.m. The deceased members of the O’Connell Family, Lissaniska
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Jim & Betty Fitzgerald, Murphy’s Terrace

ANNIVERSARIES: John Dennehy, Curragh; Pat O’Connell, Tullig; Margaret O’Byrne, West End; John “Sing” O’Sullivan; Bina Singleton, Mill View; Aidan Burke, Drishanemore; Daniel & Julia Guerin, Ballydaly; Joan Corbett, Knocknageeha; Jackie & Mary Ann Murphy, Laharn East, Boherbue; Anna Dimmock, London & Aubane; Michael & Mary Kiely, Ballymacarbery. 

Mass Intentions for next week:
Saturday 7th December:
Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Denis & Kitty O’Sullivan, Rathduane
Sunday 8th December:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Sheila Sherlock, Drishane View
Cullen 10.15a.m. Eileen, Michael & Tony Moynihan, Coalpits
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. John D, Noreen & Mary Murphy, Inchileagh

Millstreet Church: Mass times this week, unless there is a funeral.
Mass on Monday for Moya Murphy, Claramore at 7.30p.m.
Mass on Tuesday for Jim O’Connor, West End (recently deceased) at 7.30p.m.
Mass on Wednesday for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.
Mass on Thursday for Pat & Breda Broderick, Clara Road and Vera & Noel Moylan, Shannon at 10.00a.m.
Mass on Friday for REACH OUT CANCER Support Grouo (R.O.C.S) 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.

MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY for 8th & 15th December: Group E

Rotas for Next Weekend 7th/8th December







6.30 p.m.

Catriona Kelleher

Group C

11.30 a.m.

Liam Burke


9.00 a.m.

Ann Marie Murphy

Group E


10.15 a.m.

Ann Murphy

Group H

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (8th): Willie O’Connell

There will be no Mass in Cullen next Thursday night.

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

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION Saturday in Ballydaly Church 10.30a.m. to 12.30p.m.

FIRST FRIDAY CALLS: Fr. Fitzgerald will make calls for the month of December during the coming week.


Advent Prayer Service
You are invited to an evening of prayer, reflection time and music on Thursday 5th December from 7.30p.m. to 8.15p.m. in Millstreet Church to begin our journey to Christmas. Music will be provided by Choirs from the parishes of the Pastoral area. All are welcome.

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET VINTAGE CLUB AGM in Millstreet Parish Centre on Thursday 5th December at 8.00p.m. All welcome.

  • AUBANE SOCIAL CLUB: Annual Mass & Party at 8.30p.m. on Friday 6th December.

  • CHRISTMAS SHOE BOX COLLECTION in aid of Cork Penny Dinners and organised by Millstreet Fianna Fail. Boxes can be dropped into McCarthy’s Bar.

  • CHRISTMAS JUMPER 5km run/walk in aid of Irish Cancer Society on Saturday 7th December at 10.30.m. starting at GAA Hall.

  • MINDFUL SELF COMPASSION FOR THE HOLIDAYS– an experiential workshop facilitated by Aedamur Kelly on Tuesday 10th December from 7.00-8.30p.m. in the Parish Centre. To reserve a place please contact Aedamur on (087) 6288860. This workshop is being offered on a donation basis.

  • ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of Millstreet Day Care Centre will take place on Wednesday 11th December at 7.30p.m.

  • CHRISTMAS CRAFTING for children between 5 & 10 years in Millstreet Parish Centre on Friday 13th December from 5.00 to 6.30p.m. Cost is €15 per child or €25 for siblings. Booking is essential at

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION: 39th Annual Mass & Christmas Party will be hold on Saturday 7th December at 1.30p.m.

  • NATIVITY PLAY IN CULLEN CHURCH presented by Cullen National School pupils on Wednesday 11th December at 7.00p.m. All welcome.

  • CULLEN COMMUNITY CENTRE will host The Duhallow Choral Society on Friday 13th December at 7.30p.m. in Cullen Church followed by a post-show reception in Cullen Hall. Proceeds in aid of Cullen Community Centre. Tickets available at Cullen Creamery Shop; Derry Morley (087) 7423366; Patsy’s Hair Salon (087) 2890457.

  • MILLSTREET TOWN PARK: Annual General Meeting on Friday 17th January, 2020 at 8.30p.m. Mass for deceased members at 8.00p.m. in Day Care Centre.

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