Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 1st Oct. 2023



Twenty Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

1st Oct. 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:  Timmy Joe O’Connor, Cullen; Carmel Cronin, Cullen; Martin Goggin, Millstreet.

 Mass Intentions this 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.

ANNIVERSARIES: Ellen O’Riordan, Tullig; Jane Murphy, Church Street; Eily Hickey, Main Street; Theresa Casey, Clara Road; Leo McGarry, Mountleader; Martin Moran, Ballyvouskil; Nora Dennehy, Gneeves; Frank and Catherine O’Rirodan, Ballinatona and their daughter Margaret; Johnny Hickey, Mologhroe; Eileen Dennehy, Lisnaboy; Tadhg Curtin, Knocknageeha; Tade Hickey, Gortnacreeha; Margaret O’Shea, Killowen.

Mass Intentions for NEXT WEEKEND:

Saturday 7th October:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.   Elizabeth McAuliffe, Annagloor (1st Anniversary), her husband John & the deceased members of the McAuliffe Family;  Detta & Con Corcoran, Murphy’s Terrace.

Sunday 8th October:

Ballydaly 9.30a.m. Fr. Con Kiely, Ballydaly (recently deceased);  Dan Mulcahy, Annagloor;  The deceased members of the Carroll Family, Coolinarne.

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Patrick (Pa) Buckley, Annagloor;  Peter O’Sullivan, Cloghoulamore;  Eileen & Michael Conway, Mayo.

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.

Rotas for next weekend 7th/8th October


Millstreet 6.15 p.m. Liam Flynn Group C
  11.30 a.m. Sr. Peter Group A  
Ballydaly 9.30 a.m. Ann Marie Murphy Mary Murphy


Millstreet 6.15 p.m. Mona Linehan

Sharon Lane

Breda O’Leary &

Elaine Reardon

Our Lady’s Aisle

Sacred Heart Aisle

Main Aisle & rear of Church 

  11.30 a.m. Josephine McSweeney

Noirin Twomey

Jerry Doody & Jerdy Buckley

 Our Lady’s Aisle


Sacred Heart Aisle

Main Aisle & rear of Church

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

Monday 2nd:  There will be no Mass.

Mass on Tuesday (3rd) for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday (4th) for Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday (5th) for Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday (6th) for Michael Creedon, Carrigacooleen (1st Anniversary); Brendan & Eily Mai Hickey, Main Street & their son Connie; Jane Murphy, Church Street at 7.30p.m.

MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY: 8th & 15th October: Group C

CULLEN CHURCH: Mass on Thursday 5th for Eileen Dennehy, Lisnaboy (1st anniversary); Tadhg Curtin, Knocknageeha at 7.30p.m.

BALLYDALY CHURCH COLLECTOR for 8th October: Johnny McCarthy


 Pope Francis’ message for the care of the earth 2023 is available to listen to on earphones from a QR Code placed on the final pew of the left middle aisle in Millstreet Church. To access hover the camera of your mobile phone over the code and when link appears, press on it. Millstreet Church choir and musicians sing hymns of creation between the reflections.  Enjoy!

FIRST FRIDAY CALLS:  Fr. Fitzgerald will make his First Friday calls for the month of October during the coming week.

PASTORAL AREA PRIEST ON DUTY: Sunday 1st: Fr. Joe Tarrant (064) 7751104/ (086) 3978642. Sunday 8th:  Fr. Jim Kennelly (029) 76151/ (087) 2401331


On next Monday night 2nd October, the Parents/Guardians of the children receiving First Holy Communion next year are invited to a meeting in the Parish Centre, Millstreet at 7.30p.m.  Your attendance and support are appreciated.

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