Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 27th November 2022



First Sunday in Advent

27th November 2022

Canon John Fitzgerald, P.P.

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

Email:  millstreet


All Masses are livestreamed on

Parish Opening Hours 

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 

9.00am to 1.00pm  &  2.00pm to 5.00pm

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

RECENT DEATHS: Betty Murphy (née Corkery), Waterford & Dereen; Patsy O’Sullivan, Kiskeam; Seán Murphy, Watergrasshill; John Kelleher, The Bridge & Harlow.

Mass Intentions this Weekend:

Saturday 26th November:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.     Denis O’Rahilly, Murphy’s Terrace;  John Anthony O’Sullivan, Ballydaly, his parents Denis & Kitty & deceased members of The O’Sullivan Family.

Sunday 27th November:

Cullen           9.30a.m. Phil Cremin, Church Hill;  Maura, Tom & the deceased members of the Cronin Family, Knockduff;  Andy & Pauline O’Sullivan, Lisnaboy;  Noel Duggan, Lisnaboy & his daughter Noreen Lucas

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Julia Mary O’Sullivan, Fairfield Rise (1st Anniversary);  Moya Murphy, Claramore.

ANNIVERSARIES: Aidan Burke, Drishanemore; Joan Healy, Minor Row; Margaret O’Byrne, West End; Garrett Hickey, West End; Breda & Pat Broderick, Clara Road;   Denis O’Shea, Pound Hill; Patrick, Margaret & Maura Buckley, Ballyvouskil; Julia & John C. O’Leary, Adrivale; Jerh Linehan, Gneeves; Margaret O’Connor, Kilmeedy;  Peter Murphy, Rathduane; Willie Joe & Peggy O’Keeffe, Cullen;  Martin Healy, Carriganima; Tim & Mary O’Mahony, Flintfield; Batt & Julia Cronin, Tureencahill; Jackie & Mary Murphy, Boherbue; Vera & Noel Moylan, Shannon.

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 3rd December:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.     Margaret & Frank Reen, Main Street & their son D.J (recently deceased);  Mickie O’Connor, Ballinkeen & Mallow (1st Anniversary)

Sunday 4th November:

Ballydaly           9.30a.m. Eddie Tucker, Whitegate & Ballydaly (1st Anniversary);  Kathleen Mulcahy, Annagloor.

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Michael O’Mahony, Murphy’s Terrace (recently deceased)

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

Rotas for Next Weekend 3rd/4th December


Millstreet   6.15 p.m. Catríona Kelleher M. Kelleher; Mgt. O’Sullivan; J. Reardon; T. Buckley,
  11.30 a.m. O’Mahony Family    M. McSweeney;

R. Murphy; J. Buckley; J. Doody.

Ballydaly 9.30 a.m. Maeve O’Sullivan Mary Murphy

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

Monday 28th: Funeral Mass for Betty Murphy, Waterford & Dereen at 11.00a.m. followed by burial in Drishane Cemetery.

Monday 28th: There will not be a Mass at 7.30pm

Tuesday 29th: Mass for The Holy Souls at 10.00a.m.

Wednesday 30th : Mass for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.

Thursday 1st:  Mass for Nora Hickey, Kilcommon, Thurles at 10.00a.m.

Friday 2nd:  Mass for Reach out Cancer Support Group at 10.00a.m.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Tuesday in Millstreet Church from 10.30a.m. to 7.30p.m.

CULLEN CHURCH: Mass on Tuesday 29th for Geff O’Sullivan, Cullen (recently deceased) at 7.30p.m. Please note there will be no Mass on Thursday

BALLYDALY CHURCH COLLECTOR for Sunday 4th: Johnny McCarthy 

FIRST FRIDAY CALLS:  Fr. Fitzgerald will make First Friday Calls for the month of December during the coming week.

PASTORAL AREA PRIEST ON DUTY:  Sunday 27th:  Fr. Joe Tarrant (064) 7751104/(086) 3978642. Sunday 4th:  Fr. Jim Kennelly (029) 76151/(087) 2401331

       Community Notices

  • CULLEN N.S. extends an invitation to our parish to visit the school on Wednesday 30thNovember between 6.30 & 8.30p.m. to view the science, technology, engineering & maths projects & “Our whole school history museum”. Admission free.
  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS Annual Mass & Christmas Party will take place on Saturday 3rdDecember at 1.30p.m.
  • MILLSTREET DAY CARE CENTRE: Arts & Crafts Showcase on Sunday 4thDecember between 12.15 & 2.00p.m. in Day Care Centre. All funds raised in aid of Millstreet Day Centre.
  • MILLSTREET VINTAGE CLUB:  Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 7thDecember at 8.15p.m. in Millstreet Parish Centre.  
  • CORK’S HAMPER PACKERS ANNUAL APPEAL: Drop off points until 12thDecember – O’Regan’s Mills, Millstreet (Hannah). Collection in Millstreet Car Park Friday 9th December between 1.30 & 3.30 & Saturday 10th00 to 12 noon. Food hampers will be made up for the homeless acceptable include items: coffee/tea/cereal bars/ sweets/ easy open tins of fruit, fish, small packs of rice & cup-a-soup, hygiene items for men, small items of clothing.
  • POOR CLARE SISTERS: Advent Zoom Meeting 3rdDecember at 3.00p.m. To receive link email: vocationspoorclarescork

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