Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 3rd Dec. 2023



First Sunday of Advent

3rd Dec. 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: Anne Buckley, Cork & Millstreet; Denis Leahy, Dundalk.

Mass Intentions this Weekend:

Saturday 2nd December:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.   Margaret & Frank Reen Snr., Main Street & their son D.J. ;   Connie & Noel Hartnett, Millstreet;  Mickie O’Connor, Mallow & Ballinkeen.

Sunday 3rd December:

Ballydaly 9.30a.m. Kathleen Mulcahy, Aunagloor;  Pat, Margaret & Dan O’Connor, Ballydaly;  John Murphy, Ballydaly;  Eddie Tucker, Ballydaly.

 Millstreet 11.30a.m. Connie O’Keeffe, Du-Con Road (recently deceased& his wife Nono;  Mary & Denis O’Connor, Dromsicane;  Ellen O’Sullivan, Cloghoulamore.

ANNIVERSARIES: Denis & Kate Kelleher Killowen; Nellie Kelleher, Lackabawn; Pat O’Connell, Tullig; Tommy O’Connor, Minor Row;  Philip Cronin, Pound Hill; Margaret O’Regan, Main Street; Kathy Dennehy, Curragh; Daniel & Julia Guerin, Ballydaly; Jack & the deceased members of the Kelleher Family, Dromsicane;  Bill O’Sullivan, Coalpits; Francie Herlihy, Glountane; Noreen O’Keeffe-Finn, Dromina; Betty Smith, Boston; Lena Barrett, Newmarket; Michael & Mary Kiely, Ballymacarbery; Michael O’Sullivan, Newmarket; Nora Mary & the deceased members of the O’Riordan Family, Knocknagree.

Mass Intentions for feast of the Immaculate Conception:

Thursday 7th December:

Millstreet   7.30p.m.   Paddy & Julia Buckley, Carrigacooleen

Friday 8th December:

Millstreet 11.30a.m. People of the Parish

Mass Intentions for NEXT WEEKEND:

Saturday 9th December:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.   Tade Corcoran, Coolikerane & Sr. Kathleen Murphy

Sunday 10th December:

Cullen 9.30a.m. Sheila Brennan, England & Cullen (1st Anniversary);  Michael & Margaret Murphy, Rathcoole;  Jerry & the deceased members of the O’Leary Family, Mologhroe;  Noel Lehane, Two Gneeves;  Casey Family, Glountanemore;  Peter Murphy, Rathduane.

Millstreet 11.30a.m. Tom Cronin, Coolinarne

Rotas for Feast of the Immaculate Conception 7th/8th December


Millstreet 7.30 p.m. Tim Linehan Group C 
  11.30 a.m. Michael Cashman M. Dennehy; J. Brady; J.Buckley; P. Sheehan


Rotas for next weekend 9th/10th December


Millstreet 6.15 p.m. Eimear Buckley Group D 
  11.30 a.m. Eileen O’Sullivan Group C
Cullen 9.30 a.m. Aisling O’Riordan Kathleen Mullane

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

Mass on Monday (4th) for William & the deceased members of the Conway Family, Tipperary at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Tuesday (5th) for Michael & Kathleen O’Sullivan, Newmarket at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday (6th) for the deceased members & friends of Millstreet Vintage Club at 7.30p.m.

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

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

CULLEN CHURCH:  Cullen National School Christmas NativityA Long time ago in Bethlehem- the musical” on Thursday night at 7.00p.m. 

CULLEN CHURCH COLLECTOR for 10th Dec: Conor Morley   

PASTORAL AREA PRIEST ON DUTY: Sunday 3rd:  Fr. Jim Kennelly (029) 76151/ (087) 2401331. Sunday 10th: Fr. John Fitzgerald (087) 7752948.

Community Notices

  • SVP DOOR COLLECTION at all Masses next weekend. Your continued support is greatly appreciated.
  • MILLSTREET VINTAGE CLUB: Annual General Meeting in Millstreet Parish Centre on next Wednesday 6thDecember at 8.00p.m.
  • MILLSTREET GRAMOPHONE CIRCLE: Christmas Presentation by Pat McCarron on Friday 8th December at 8.15p.m.  in Canon O’Donovan Centre.
  • MILLSTREET MEN’S SHED will hold an Art Exhibition and Sale on next Saturday (9th) & Sunday (10th) between 10.00a.m. & 6.00p.m. at their premises in Macroom Road. All proceeds to St. Vincent De Paul.
  • MILLSTREET GAA CLUB:  Annual General Meeting on Sunday 10thDecember at 2.00p.m. in Millstreet GAA Hall.
  • THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK:  As we begin our Advent Journey let us reflect on the words of Pope Francis: For this time of Advent is a time of waiting for the Lord, who will visit us all on the feast, but also, each one, in our own hearts. The Lord is coming! Let us wait for him!”
  • PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DAYS IN PARISH OFFICE THIS WEEK: Office open on Thursday 7th& closed on Friday 8th .

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