Parish Newsletter – 15th December, 2019

Third Sunday of Advent – 15th 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, and for those for whom masses will be offered during the week:

RECENT DEATHS:  Margaret Thornton, Boherbue & Kanturk


Saturday 14th December:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                 Margaret Reen, Main Street
Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                         Pat, Margaret & Dan O’Connor, Ballydaly Lower
Cullen      10.15 a.m.                          Jerry & the deceased members of the O’Leary Family, Mologhroe
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         Denis & the deceased members of the Cashman Family, Tullig

ANNIVERSARIES:                            Patrick M. O’Sullivan, Minor Row; John, Anthony, Hannah & Con Dennehy, Murphy’s Tce., Patrick Buicke, Murphy’s Terrace; Con, Hannah & John Buckley, Mushera & Church Street; Mary O’Connor, Church Street & Cloghoulabeg; Maurice Fitzgerald, Cloghoula; Margaret & Denis Kelleher, Claraghatlea; Jack Murphy, Cahirdowney; Con & Bridie O’Riordan, Gortavehy; Johnny Murphy, Ballydaly Lower;  Tom Cronin, Coolinarne; Timmy Keane, Coolikerane; Katty Kiely, Ballydaly; Peg T. Murphy, Lisnaboy; Martin Lawlor, Claramore & Manchester; Peg Counihan, Cullen & Dublin; Arthur & Annie Clancy. 


Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 21st December:                             

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          The deceased members of the O’Regan &

Pomeroy Families               

Sunday 22nd December:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                        Donnacha Murphy, Ballydaly

Cullen       10.15a.m.                          Noel Lehane, Two Gneeves                                 Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                       Noel Healy, Canon O’Donvan Centre &

Marie Healy, Curracahill.

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

Rotas for Next Weekend 21st/22nd December





  6.30 p.m. Aideen Buckley  Group E
  11.30 a.m. Sr. Peter Fahy  


  9.00 a.m. Brendan O’Sullivan  Group B


10.15 a.m. Marie Walsh  Group B

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

Mass on Monday for Eileen Heelan, Cullen at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday (Private Intention) at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday at 10.30a.m.

Mass on Thursday for William, Mary & Daniel Conway, Tipperary at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Mary Cotter, Murphy’s Terrace at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Saturday for Noel Hartnett, Clara Road at 10.00a.m.

CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (22nd): Billy O’Sullivan   

Please note there is no Mass in Cullen next Thursday and Eucharistic Adoration in Cullen is finished until the New Year. 

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

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

MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY for 22nd & 29th December: Group F



Millstreet:  Tuesday 17th December.

The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed in the Church from 7.30 – 8.30p.m. 

Visiting Priests will be available for Confessions

Dromagh:             Wednesday 18th at 7.30p.m.

Boherbue:             Thursday 19th at 8.00p.m.

Ballydesmond:     Friday 20th at 8.00p.m.

Rathmore;            Sunday 22nd between 4.00 & 6.00p.m.


Community Notices

  • PRESENTATION NATIONAL SCHOOL invite you to their Christmas Mass on next Wednesday at 10.30a.m. in Millstreet Church. This Mass will also be marking the retirement of their School Principal, Joan O’Mahony, and afterwards to the GAA Hall for refreshments & presentations. All are welcome.
  • FRIENDS OF MILLSTREET HOSPITAL AGM on Monday night next (16th) in the Parish Centre at 8.00p.m. All welcome to attend.
  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION wish to thank everyone who supported and helped at their annual Mass & Christmas Party last Saturday.
  • MILLSTREET GAA AGM: Sunday 29th December at 2.30p.m. in the GAA Hall.
  • CLOGHOULA N.S. CLOTHES COLLECTION: Any unwanted clothing may be dropped off to the school any day between 9.30a.m. & 2.30p.m.
  • PARISH CAPITAL FUND ENVELOPES 2020: Boxes for next year will be delivered during the coming weeks. If any household does not receive a box and wishes to be included in our system please contact our Parish office. Cullen boxes can be collected in the Sacristy after Mass this weekend.

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