3rd   Sunday of lent – 20th March, 2022

Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.

Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948

Email:  <email>

 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:

Anniversaries:   Sr. Barbara Davis, Tanyard; Molly Healy, Church Street; Sheila Barry, Murphy’s Terrace; Andrew Smyth, Murphy’s Terrace; Dermie O’Keeffe, Main Street; Denny Twomey, The Bridge;  Nora Creedon, West End; Paddy Casey, Clara; Dan Lyons, Dooneen; John & Catherine O’Donoghue, Aubane; Breda Buckley, Coolnagillagh; Noreen Kelleher, Kilmeedy Lower;  James Twohig, Aunagloor; Andrew Lynch, Ballydaly;  Kathleen Forde, Lislehane; Ellen Cahill;  Jerry Dennehy, Laught; J.J. O’Mahony, Clonakilty.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 19th March:

Millstreet 6.30p.m.  Daniel & Elizabeth Creedon, Cloghoula;   John Joe Tangney, Main Street

Sunday 20th March:

Ballydaly 9.00a.m:

Cullen 10.15a.m:

Mary Hickey, Carrigaline;

The deceased members of the Fleming Family, Meenagloherane

Millstreet 11.30a.m:

Kathleen & Dan O’Mahony, Murphy’s Terrace


Saturday 26th March:

Millstreet 6.30p.m.                         

Tony Kelleher, Murphy’s Terrace,  Denis & the deceased members of the O’Regan  & Crowley families, Station Road & Main Street

Sunday 27th March:

Ballydaly 9.00a.m:

Cullen 10.15a.m:

Con & the deceased members of t  Family, Lyreaoune

Millstreet 11.30a.m:

Jerry O’Leary, Knockcahill; Mary Joe & Billy Murphy, Coole.

  Sheila Barry, Murphy’s Terrace

MILLSTREET CHURCH: Mass times this week, unless there is a funeral

Monday: Mass for Kathleen Kelleher, Lackabawn & Nora Rae, Kilcorney at 7.30p.m.

Tuesday: Mass for Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

Wednesday: Mass People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.

Thursday: Mass for Mary Forde-Le Ray, Station Road & Guernsey (recently deceased) at 10.00a.m.

Friday:  Stations of the Cross at 9.30a.m. followed by Mass at 10.00a.m. for John & Mary Ellen Radley, The Square; Breda Buckley, Coolnagillagh

Saturday: Mass for Pauline O’Sullivan-O’Riordan, Killowen (recently deceased)

at 10.00a.m

Rotas for 26th/27th March, 2022 





  6.30 p.m. Padraig Creedon Mary Coleman;

Michelle O’Keeffe;

Mary Dennehy

  11.30 a.m. Raymond Gilbourne Gobnait Creedon;

Patrick Kelleher;

Martina Sheehan.


  9.00 a.m. Eileen Guerin  


10.15 a.m. Margaret Cooper  

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION in Millstreet Church on Tuesday between     10.30a.m. and 7.30p.m.

LEGION OF MARY every Tuesday night in Parish Centre at 7.30p.m.

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

MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY for 27th March & 3rd April: Group E

CULLEN CHURCH:  Mass on Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Dan & Nora O’Leary, Umeraboy.


Already millions of Ukrainian people have been forced to flee their homes as refugees. It is a source of inspiration that people all over Ireland are responding with customary generosity to support humanitarian efforts in this crisis. Many parish communities have already established links with charitable projects to support refugees and those remaining in Ukraine. Recognising these urgent needs, the bishops are asking that a special collection be taken up at all Masses next weekend.  In response to this request a special collection will be taken up at the end of all Masses in our Parish next weekend 26th/27th March.  Your support would be appreciated.

 Synodal Conversations Duhallow Sliabh Luachra Pastoral Area.

In response to the invitation of Pope Francis to be part of the largest consultation exercise in history, our Pastoral Area will be holding two “listening sessions” in the first week of April. This event is part of the preparations for the 2023 Synod in Rome when bishops and Church representatives from around the world will be reflecting on how the Church can listen better to the voices of her members and respond to the challenges of the day in a way that allows people to take part more fully in the life of the Church.  The parishes of our Pastoral Area (Millstreet, Rathmore, Boherbue, Dromtariffe & Ballydesmond) are extending an invitation to everyone – whether they feel distant from the Church or are active parishioners – to come along to either of these meetings, to express their own point of view and to listen to the voices of others.

Monday April 4th    Teach Iosagain Rathmore at 7.30p.m.

Thursday April 7th The Parish Centre Millstreet at 7.30p.m.

This meeting is more than about preparing a report that will be sent to Rome. It is also about our ongoing desire to “listen better” at a local level. “When Pope Francis launched this initiative last October, he made it very clear that he wants local parishes to be better at listening to each other in order to make decisions locally that take everyone’s perspective on board. Our listening exercise is a first step in responding to that challenge.”





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