Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 12th March 2023



Third Sunday of Lent

12th March 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

RECENT DEATH: Edward (Edsie) McSweeney, Murphy’s Terrace; Mary Lawler, Lackabawn.

Mass Intentions this Weekend:

Saturday 11th March:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.   Brenda & the deceased members of the Hartnett Family, The Bridge;  Billy & Mary Jo Murphy, Coole.

Sunday 12th March:

Cullen   9.30a.m. Paul Hickey, Cullen (1st Anniversary);  Timothy, Hannah & Timmy O’Connor, Lisnaboy;  Mary Hickey, Carrigaline.

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   People of the Parish 

ANNIVERSARIES:  Sr. Barbara Davis, Tanyard; John Radley, The Square; Kathleen & Danny Joe Cotter, Liscahane; Séamus McCarthy, Carrigacooleen; Neilie O’Leary, Toorbonia;  Nevaeh Keane, Coolikerane; Kate Murphy, Flintfield; Dan Joe & Donie Dineen, Cahirbarnagh;  Rev. Fr. Donal O’Hare, Cloghoulamore & USA; Timmy Cronin, Mologhroe; Kathleen Dennehy, Bolomore. 

Mass Intentions for ST. PATRICK’S DAY:

Thursday 16th March:

Millstreet   7.30p.m.   Eily & John Joe Greaney, Lackabawn

Friday 17th March:

Ballydaly 9.30a.m. Private Intention

Cullen   9.30a.m. The current & deceased members of Cullen Pipe Band.

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   The current & deceased members of Millstreet Pipe Band.

Mass Intentions for NEXT WEEKEND:

Saturday 18th March: 

Millstreet   6.15p.m.   Julia, Denny & Jerry Kelleher, Cahirdowney;  Daniel & Elizabeth Creedon, Cloghoula.

Sunday 19th March:

Ballydaly   9.30a.m.

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Dan Lyons, Dooneen;  John & Mary Ellen Radley, The Square;  James & Nora O’Sullivan & the deceased members of the Kirby families, Dooradoyle.

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

Rotas for St. Patrick’s Day 16th/17th March


Millstreet 7.30 p.m. Maria Kelleher Group A
  11.30 a.m. Member of Pipe Band Group C
Ballydaly 9.30a.m. Ann Marie Murphy Eileen Guerin
Cullen 9.30 a.m. Member of Pipe Band Joan O’Donoghue


Rotas for next weekend 18th & 19th March


Millstreet 6.15 p.m. Catríona Kelleher Group B
  11.30 a.m. Bernie Cronin Group A
Ballydaly 9.30 a.m. Maeve O’Sullivan Marcella Moynihan

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

Mass on Monday (13th) Funeral Mass for Mary Lawler, Lackabawn at 11.00a.m.

Mass on Tuesday (14th) for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday (15th) for Kathy & James Twohig, Aunagloor at 10.00a.m.

CONFESSIONS every Saturday at 12.30p.m. in Millstreet Church.

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

PASTORAL AREA PRIEST ON DUTY: Sunday 12th March: Fr. John Fitzgerald (029) 70043/ (087) 7752948. Sunday 19th March: Fr. Joe Tarrant (064) 7751104/ (086) 3978642

BALLYDALY COLLECTOR for 17th & 19th March:  Timmy Murphy

CULLEN COLLECTOR for 17th March:  Conor Morley.

      Community Notices

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS:  Annual sponsored weigh-in final night on next Monday (13th). Presentation of cheques and prizes will be made on the night. Please return sponsor cards on or before Monday night.
  • MILLSTREET CAMOGIE CLUB will hold a fundraising table quiz on Thursday 16th March at 8.00p.m. in the Wallis Arm Hotel. Support would be appreciated.
  • MILLSTREET MOTHER & BABY GROUP every Thursday in Millstreet Parish Centre at 11.00a.m. Guest speakers in March. 16thMarch – Red Cross Hand Massage; 30th March – Discussion on pelvic floor health by Maria McCabe, Physiotherapist.
  • MILLSTREET ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE: on Thursday 17thMarch at 4.45p.m. Live music from 4.00p.m. with Peter Lane. Prizes for various categories. Entry forms available from <email>.
  • ‘A CELEBRATION OF CULTURE AND INCLUSION’. Thurs. 23rd March @7pm in Millstreet Comm. School. All welcome.
  • IRD DUHALLOW DAWN MASS at the Source of the Blackwater, Ballydesmond on Friday, 24th of March. Assembly at 6.45am sharp. For further information please contact Stephanie Moynihan on 029-60633.

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