Parish Newsletter 6th September 2009

The twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary time 6th September, 2009
Fr. Declan O’Connor P.P. Fr. Gerard O’Leary C.C. & Fr. Micheál Manning A.P.
Tel Nos. Millstreet  029-70043  /  Cullen  029-79028   / Mobile  087-7752948
Email:  <email>
10.00a.m-1.00p.m. & 2.00p.m-5.00p.m

This weeks Readings can be found at

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:
Sheila Brereton (Nee O’Sullivan) Late of Aunagloor & Carbury, Co. Kildare
Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday, September 5th:
Millstreet Vigil 7.30 p.m.    Ben Hartnett, The Bridge
Cullen Vigil      7.30 p.m.       Tim & Hannah Ring, Mologhroe
Sunday, September 6th:
Millstreet   8.30 a.m.
Ballydaly   9.30 a.m.
Cullen      10.30 a.m.                Timmy Twomey, Knockduff
Millstreet 11.00 a.m.               Christy Dennehy, Church Street


Michael & Mary Collins, Fedamore
Jeremiah O’Leary, Toorbonia
Joan O’Shea, Coole
Denny McCarthy, Kilmeedy
Han Radley, Minor Row
Kathy Burke, Drishanebeg
Julia Buckley, Lislehane
John & Jane O’Riordan, Two Gneeves, Cullen
Matthew O’Riordan, Lackabawn

Mass Intentions for next weekend:
Saturday, September 12th:
Millstreet 7.30 p.m.            Peter Kelleher, Gneeves
Cullen      7.30 p.m.            Margaret & Frank Curran, Mountcollins
Sunday, September 13th:
Millstreet 8.30 a.m.
Ballydaly 9.30 a.m.
Cullen 10.30 am             Connie Kelly Jnr., Ploverfield
Millstreet 11.00 a.m.      Sheila Cronin, Main Street

Parish Capital Collection last weekend: €4,862.00.  Thanks.

Millstreet Church: Usual Mass at 10.00 each morning, unless there is a funeral.
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament on Friday (11th September) at 7.00p.m. followed by Mass at 7.30p.m. for Michael Walsh, Lackabawn (Month’s mind).

Rotas for Feast of the Assumption September 12th/13th
Millstreet 7.30 p.m. Tim Linehan Group C
Millstreet 8.30  a.m. Lisa O’Callaghan
Millstreet 11.00  a.m. Liam Burke
Ballydaly 9.30 a.m. Ann Marie Murphy Team C
Cullen 7.30 p.m. Hugh O’Keeffe Group A
Cullen 10.30 a.m. Gillian McCarthy

MILLSTREET CHURCH ALTAR SOCIETY:  for weeks 13th & 20th September is Group B

MILLSTREET CHURCH COLLECTORS for month of September is Group 4.

CULLEN CHURCH:  Holy Hour on Friday (11th September) at 6.30p.m. followed by Mass at 7.30p.m. for Kitty Condon, Coalpits & Cullen (Month’s Mind).

Community Notices

COFFEE MORNING:  In aid of Millstreet Church Restoration Fund will be held in the garden of Eileen & Noel Collins, Clara Road on Thursday next (10th) from 11.00-2.00p.m.

St. Joseph’s young priests society acknowledges with grateful thanks the donation of €2,700 from the parishioners of Millstreet for the education of seminarians studying for the priesthood in Ireland and all over the world.

PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA on 10th October, 2009 (7 nights) from Cork. Spiritual Director: Fr. Donal O’Brien and tour director Padraig O’Driscoll.  For further details:  (029) 70030/ (026) 41342. Limited seats available – coach from Macroom.

Millstreet Active retired:  Registration night on Monday 7th September at 7.30p.m. in Canon O’Donovan Centre.  New members welcome.

Irish Dance Classes in the GAA Hall, Millstreet every Tuesday.  Contact Mairead Kennedy (087) 6747118

BOOK LAUNCH : The launch of “Old Dog, New Trick” a collection of poems by Roger Casey will take place in Cullen Community Centre on Friday 11th September at 9.00p.m. All proceeds of this book will be shared by Cullen Pipe Band and the Friends of Mallow Hospital.  Tea and light refreshments will be served.  All welcome

THE sisters of St. Joseph of the Sacred heart, invite you to a Mass of thanksgiving for their foundress on Thursday 17th September at Holy Cross Church, Charleveille at 7.30p.m.  At least two Sisters of St. Joseph have come from the Millstreet Parish:  St. Maria Moynihan, Flintfield and Sr. Kathleen Murphy, Coolikerane.

Interested in being a host family for an American girl hoping to attend Millstreet Community School for a semester.  The family are from Nebraska U.S.A. and will be visiting the area during this month. There will also be an opportunity for a daughter from the host family to stay with them in Nebraska.  For further details contact:  Eily Buckley (086) 3163285.

IRD Duhallow will be holding an Applied Suicide Intervention Workshop on the 21st & 22nd October in the James O’Keeffe Institute in Newmarket. Places are limited.  Contact Triona Murphy (029) 60633 for further details.

MILLSTREET PARENT & TODDLER GROUP will re-open on Tuesday 8th September at 10.00a.m. in Millstreet GAA Hall.  New members welcome (newborn – 5 years old). €5 per family.

DUHALLOW REGION IFA & TEAGASC will hold a seminar to discuss the serious financial crisis facing the farming community in the CYMS Hall, Newmarket on Tuesday 8th September at 8.15p.m.

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