Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 24th Sept. 2023



Twenty Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

24th Sept. 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 

10.00am to 1.00pm  &  2.00pm to 5.00pm

RECENT DEATHS: Donal Kelleher, Ploverfield.

 Mass Intentions this Weekend:

Saturday 23rd September:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.   Liz Hickey, Clara Road (recently deceased);  Bill, Mick, Hugh & the deceased members of the Kelleher family, Killowen;  Con & Kate Murphy, Shanaknuck.

Sunday 24th September:

Ballydaly 9.30a.m. Mary Carr, Shanaknuck (recently deceased);  Donagh O’Leary, Ballydaly;  The deceased members of the Cremin Family, Gortavehy.

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Nuala, Denis J. & their son Jerome O’Riordan, Dromsicane.

ANNIVERSARIES: Séamus O’Connor, Tullig; Joan Daly, Main Street; Tom Murphy, Main Street; Mary Dineen, Knocknapogue; Billy O’Sullivan, Coalpits; Denis & Nora O’Sullivan, Inches; Mary O’Keeffe, Glountane; Helen O’Shea-Rampellberg, Murphy’s Terrace & Belgium; Billy Gleeson, Glounthaune; Dermot O’Callaghan, Shronebeha; Mary Collins, Fedamore; Noreen Dennehy, Rathcoole; Tom & Hannah Sheahan, Glenleigh.

Mass Intentions for NEXT WEEKEND:

Saturday 30th September:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.   Eansie Twomey, The Bridge (recently deceased);  Catherine & Seán Buckley, The Hall, Kilcorney;  Jer, Kathleen & Nora Mary Lane, Ballinatona;  Gerry Healy, Murphy’s Terrace & Wicklow.

Sunday 1st October:

Cullen 9.30a.m. Jimmy & Mary Walsh, Knocknageeha;  John & Jane O’Riordan, Two Gneeves & their son, Seán (recently deceased).

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Eileen O’Riordan, Dromsicane (1st Anniversary);  Christine & Frank O’Riordan, Dromsicane;  Kitty O’Donoghue, Macroom.

Exposition Of the Blessed Sacrament Tuesday in Millstreet Church 10.30am-7.30pm.

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

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

Rotas for next weekend 30th September/1st October


Millstreet 6.15 p.m. Mary Ita Cronin Group B: T. O’Leary-Cronin; K. O’Leary; C. Buckley; M. Reardon
  11.30 a.m. Raymond Gilbourne Group C: K.  Kelleher; M. Casey; B. Fitzgerald; M. Buckley.
Cullen 9.30 a.m. Noreen Meade Irene Duggan

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

Monday 25th:  There will be no Mass.

Mass on Tuesday (26th) for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday (27th) for Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday (28th) for Noreen Dennehy, Rathcoole at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday (29th) for Martin Geran, Grenagh (recently deceased) & the deceased members of the Guerin Family, Ballydaly at 7.30p.m.

CULLEN CHURCH: Mass on Thursday 28th for Hannah, Matt & the deceased members of the Murphy Family, Lisnaboy at 7.30p.m.

BALLYDALY CHURCH: Mass on Saturday 30th for Tommy Tucker, Ballydaly (recently deceased) at 10.30a.m.

CULLEN CHURCH COLLECTOR for 1st October: Conor Morley.

PASTORAL AREA PRIEST ON DUTY: Sunday 24th: Fr. Pat O’Donnell (064) 7758026/ (086) 8351732. Sunday 1st: Fr. Joe Tarrant (064) 7751104/ (086) 3978642


Bishop Ray Browne wishes to sincerely thank all those involved in organising and participating in the recent Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock. The day was enjoyed by all those who travelled. Next year’s date is likely to be Saturday 24th August.

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET PIPE BAND: A sincere thank you from the members of Millstreet Pipe Band for the generous contributions to their Church Gate Collection. The total collected was €2,494.67 which will go towards the ongoing running costs of the Pipe Band.
  • BALLYDALY HALL: Cards will commence on Sunday 1stOct at 8.00p.m.
  • POOR CLARES VOCATIONS AFTERNOON: For young women considering a vocation there will be a Vocations Afternoon on Saturday 30th September between 2.00 & 4.00p.m. For further details email: vocationspoorclarescork
  • TUSLA KERRY are seeking foster carers across the county.Information evening in Scotts Hotel, Killarney on 11th October between 6.30 & 7.30p.m.
  • We remember in our prayers this weekend those who are preparing for the Synod in Rome which begins on 1stOctober. May God guide all those involved.

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