Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 16th January 2022



Second Sunday After Christmas

16th January 2022

Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P.

Telephone Nos.:  Landline:  029 70043  &  Mobile: 087 775 2948

Email:  millstreet


Parish office opening hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 9.00a.m. – 1.00p.m. & 2.00 – 5.00p.m.

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following:

RECENT DEATHS:   Sheila Looney, Rathmore 

ANNIVERSARIES:    Jackie & Danny Joe Murphy, Tanyard; Mary Cashman, Tullig House; Mai O’Sullivan, Minor Row; Joan Duggan, Ka Egan & the deceased members of the Duggan Family, Minor Row;  Fr. Joe Murphy, West End; Sheila McGarry, Mountleader; Sonny Murphy, Clarabeg;  Bridie & Con O’Riordan, Gortavehy; Billy & Kathleen Guerin, Cloghoula & Ballydaly;  Dan Hickey, Knockduff;  Mary, James & the deceased members of the Hickey Family, Derragh; P.J. Murphy, Old Youghal Road; Mary McCarthy, Kilcummin; Denis Duggan, Carriganima; Kitty McSweeney, Rathcoole; Catherine Linehan, Main Street & San Francisco; Mary Kiely, Ballymacarberry. 

Mass Intentions this Weekend:

Saturday 15th January:

Millstreet 6.30p.m. Breeda Tarrant, Aunagloor

Sunday 16th January:

Ballydaly 9.00a.m: Peggie & Jerry Horgan, Ballydaly

Cullen 10.15a.m: Art, Jackie & Margaret O’Connor, Nohovaldaly;  Dan & the deceased members of the Meade Family, Ahane

Millstreet 11.30a.m: John Linehan, Knocknagurrane & Dooneen


Saturday 22nd January:

Millstreet 6.30p.m. Kathleen Corcoran, Dooneen;  Mary Cashman, Tullig House

Sunday 23rd January:

Ballydaly 9.00a.m: Fr. Dan Kiely, Ballydaly

Cullen 10.15a.m: Eileen, Tom & their son Larry Kelleher, Cullen

Millstreet 11.30a.m: Kathleen O’Sullivan, Gortavehy;  Eileen Moynihan, Ballydaly

Rotas for 22nd /23rd January, 2022   


Millstreet   6.30 p.m. Aideen Buckley Catherine Buckley;

Clara Manley-Kiely;

Mary Reardon

  11.30 a.m. Sr. Peter Fahy Mary Buckley;

Marie Casey;

Breeda Fitzgerald

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m. Dan O’Riordan
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Aisling O’Riordan


Monday 17th Mass for Fr. Joe Murphy, West End; P.J. Murphy, Old Youghal Road; Private Intention at 7.30p.m.

Tuesday 18th Mass for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.

Wednesday 19th Mass for John, Joan & Mikie O’Connor, Ballinkeen and Patsy McSweeney, Rathcoole at 10.00a.m.

Thursday 20th Jackie & Dan Joe Murphy, 12 Tanyard and the deceased members of the Murphy & Dunne Families at 10.00a.m.

Friday 21st for Bertie & Kate Kelleher, Murphy’s Terrace at 7.30p.m.

CULLEN CHURCH:  Mass on Thursday Clare & Des Leyden, Sligo;  Dan Hickey, Knockduff at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Saturday for Mary Byrne, Ahane (recently deceased) at 10.30a.m.


The Kerry Diocesan Mission will commence this Sunday 16th January until Wednesday 19th January. Please register on and each day you will receive the links for that day. Speakers for each night include:

Oisín McConville, a well-known GAA pundit, but also a man who has battled with addiction issues, and now works as a counsellor – He will explore the topic, Starting Afresh.

Kate Liffey, a teacher and chaplain in post-primary school, and a wife and parent of 4 young children – The topic she will explore is Sustained by Love;

Fr Seán McDonagh, a Columban priest, who has been involved with justice issues while working in the Philippines, and has written extensively on the Climate Crisis – He will explore Sowing Seeds of Hope

Miriam Kerins Hussey, a trained pharmacist, she is also a holistic health and wellness coach – She will look at how we are Embracing life, as we move into 2022.


Job Vacancy: St John Paul II Pastoral Centre, Killarney, Co. Kerry invites applications for the position of a Part Time Secretary. The role will involve general secretarial duties. Experience required in Microsoft Office and general office duties. Application for the position by cover letter and CV, in confidence, to diocesanpastoralcentre Closing date for applications is 5 pm on Wednesday Jan 26th. Interviews will be held during week commencing Jan 31st. Garda Vetting will apply.

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