Parish Newsletter – 5th January 2020

5th January 2020
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: Kay Whelan, Tivoli & Cullen; Brid Ó Dubhghaill, Glounthaune & Knocknagree.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Ned Casey, Carrigacooleen
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. The deceased members of the Kiely Family, Ballydaly
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Michael Dineen, Cullen
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Pat O’Connell, Canon O’Donovan & Tooreenbawn

Anniversaries: Martin Cleary, Clara Road; Daniel O’Mahony, Main Street; Con Corcoran, Pound Hill; Kathleen Cronin, The Rectory; Julia Kelleher, Kilmeedy; Clement Kelleher, Tooreenbawn; Julia Kiely, Tubber; Kevin Gardiner, Duarigle; Bob & Bridie Casey, Duarigle; Michael Corbett, Knocknageeha; Abina Sheehan, Knockbrack; P.J. Murphy; Tom, Christy & the deceased members of the Goggin family, South Horsemount; Bill Hickey, Kiskeam. 

Monday 6th January:
Cullen 10.15a.m. William & Mary Casey, Glantanemore & their sons Michael, Denis & Tim (Taed)
Millstreet 11.30a.m. Mary Gorry, Dublin (recently deceased); Mary Dineen, Laharn & Sheila Murphy, San Francisco.
Millstreet Vigil 7.30p.m. Mary Murphy, Waterville (recently deceased)

Mass Intentions for next week:
Saturday 11th January:
Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Margaret Murphy, Pound Hill
Sunday 12th January:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m.
Cullen 10.15a.m. Michael & Joan Herlihy, Knockane
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Sheila McGarry, Mountleader

Rotas for Next Weekend 11th/12th January







6.30 p.m.

Maria Kelleher

Group E

11.30 a.m.

Michael Cashman


9.00 a.m.

Mary Murphy

Group B


10.15 a.m.

Marie Morley

Group G

Millstreet Church: Mass times this week, unless there is a funeral.
Mass on Tuesday (Private Intention) at 10.00a.m.
Mass on Wednesday for Noreen Dennehy, Church Street at 10.00a.m.
Mass on Thursday at 10.00a.m.
Mass on Friday for Dan Joe Kelleher & the deceased members of the Kelleher Family, Tullig at 7.30p.m
Mass on Saturday for Ellen O’Sullivan, Cloghoulamore (recently deceased) at 10.00a.m.

CONFESSIONS: Every Saturday in Millstreet Church 12.30p.m.-1.00p.m.

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (12th): Conor Morley
Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Nuala O’Riordan, Dromsicane at the request of Cullen & District Special Needs association.

FAITH IN THE FACE OF LIFE’S CHALLENGES: The Diocese of Kerry will host a conversation on Faith in the face of life’s challenges in The Gleneagle Ballroom, Muckross Road, Killarney on Wednesday 8th January at 8.00p.m. Ian O’Connell, Killarney, Elma Walsh, Tralee, Anne Alcock, Killarney and Fr. Donal O’Connor will share how faith has enabled them to face what life has thrown at them and Deirdre Walsh, Radio Kerry, will chair the conversation. Admission is free and all are welcome.

KERRY DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE to THE PASSION PLAY OBERAMMERGAU between 25th & 27th May, 2020. Price of €905pps includes bed, breakfast & one evening meal. Further details from co-ordinator: Janice O’Sullivan (064) 7758219 or email: <email>. Director: Fr. Nicholas Flynn

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET GAA ANNUAL WALK this Sunday (5th Jan). Registration at 1.30p.m. in The Parish centre and walk will commence at 2.00p.m.

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS: Annual sponsored weigh-in beginning on Monday 13th January.

  • CULLEN COMMUNITY GROUPS would like to thank everyone who supported the Village Christmas light and your generous support of the church gate collection to fund same.

  • CULLEN HALL COMMITTEE would like to thank everyone who attended the Duhallow Choral concert and everyone who supported them during 2019.

  • PARISH OFFICE will re-open on Tuesday next (7th January).

  • PARISH ENVELOPES: Our Parish envelopes for 2020 are currently being delivered to households and we thank all those who assisted with this. If any household have not received a box and wish to be included in our system please contact the Parish Office. Under the revenue tax relief scheme Parishes can now claim for any contribution over €250 received from both the employed and self-employed at the end of each financial year. If you have any query regarding this please contact the Parish office. Please be assured that all these matters are dealt with in strictest confidence. Your continued financial support of the Parish is much appreciated.

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