Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 12th February 2023



Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

12th February 2023

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

Mass Intentions this Weekend:

Saturday 11th February:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.   Paddy Murphy, Cahirdowney;  Nellie White, Tubber.

Sunday 12th February:

Cullen   9.30a.m. Jerry O’Donoghue, Cullen & the deceased members of the O’Donoghue Family, Doon;  Private Intention.

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Pat Joe Kelleher, Pound Hill;  Mary Cronin, Main Street;  Pauline Lyons, Dooneen;  Donal & Nora Murphy, Killarney Road & deceased family members.

ANNIVERSARIES: Noel & Mary Horgan, Cork; Michael & James Murphy, Cork; Mick & Mary Manley, Millstreet & Bandon; Agnes Kiely, The Bridge; John & Kathleen Cashman, Inchileagh; John Mullane, Coolikerane; Joan Herlihy, Knockanes; Nora Creedon, Laught.

Mass Intentions for NEXT WEEKEND:

Saturday 18th February:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.   Dr. Pat Casey, Tullig;  Private Intention.

Sunday 19th February:

Ballydaly   9.30a.m. Kathleen Moynihan, Ballydaly;  Breeda (Murphy) & Michael Trend, Plymouth;  Anthony Murphy, London & Ballydaly.

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Nora & Jerry Creedon, Laught;  Private Intention.

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

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

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

Mass on Monday (13th) for John & Joan O’Connor, Ballinkeen, their son Michael, granddaughter Mary O’Riordan and Patsy McSweeney, Rathcoole at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Tuesday (14th) for Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday (15th) for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday (16th) for Agnes Kiely, The Bridge at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday (17th) for Patrick & Kitty McCarthy, Donoughmore; James & Julia Cotter, Mill Lane; Sr. Florence O’Sullivan, Drishane Sister at 7.30p.m.

Rotas for next weekend 18th & 19th February


Millstreet 6.15 p.m. Liam Flynn Group B
  11.30 a.m. Michael Cashman Group B
Cullen 9.30 a.m. Ann Marie Murphy Mary Guerin- O’Leary

CULLEN CHURCH: Mass on next Thursday night (16th) for Willie Joe & Peggy O’Keeffe, Knockduff and their daughter Maidie at 7.30p.m.

BALLYDALY CHURCH COLLECTOR for 19th February: Jerry Lehane  

PASTORAL AREA PRIEST ON DUTY: Sunday 12th: Fr. Pat O’Donnell (064) 7758026/ (086) 8351732. Sunday 19th February: Fr. Joe Tarrant (064) 7751104/ (086)3978642.

                             THANK  YOU

St. Patrick’s Conference of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul wish to sincerely thank everyone who supported their annual appeal. The total raised was €5,851.00.  This money will help support people and families locally who need a helping hand.  May you be rewarded for your kindness. Breakdown of collections: Millstreet €3,528.00; Cullen €488.00; Ballydaly €344.00; Derrinagree €403.00; Dromagh €808.00; Kilcorney €280.00.

      Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET ACTIVED RETIRED ASSOCIATION: Annual General Meeting on next Wednesday 15thFebruary at 7.00p.m. in Day Care Centre. Guest speaker on the night Frank Fahy on Activator Poles.
  • IRD DUHALLOW will hold a series of community meetings during February and March to give people an opportunity to discuss their ideas and plans for their communities. This information will feed into IRD Duhallow’s LEADER and Social Inclusion plans for the region. The people of Millstreet, Aubane, Ballydaly & Derrinagree are invited to a public meeting in on Monday February 20th @ 8.00pm in Canon O’Donovan Centre with representatives of IRD Duhallow Board and Staff who will give feedback on previous meetings and consultation. The information collected will inform future planning for these areas and it is important that the meetings are well attended to make sure that the needs of your communities are included in future funding. Please encourage everyone, both young and old as well as those not already involved in the community groups to attend.  We want to hear your voice.
  • PILGRIMAGE TO MEDJUGORJE 2023: 25thMay ex Cork to Mostar; 22nd June ex Cork to Dubrovnik; 14th September ex Shannon to Moastar. Cost is €775 – if you pay a deposit of €100 you will avail of €50 discount and secure your place. Contact Tom Dennehy for further information on (087) 6468658.
  • TUSLA FOSTERING: Upcoming Information Event in Scotts Hotel, Killarney on the 15th February between 7pm and 8pm and in The Kenmare Resource Centre on 16th Feb. between 7pm and 8pm.  Anyone who is interested in Fostering would be most welcome to attend.  Further info Freephone 1800 226 771 or  Email: fostering


God’s love isn’t something we earn or deserve by our good works, but that it is free and unconditional – no matter what. (Pope Francis)

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