Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 7th January 2024



The Baptism of the Lord

7th Jan. 2024

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: Noreen Keating, Canon O’Donovan Centre;  John Casey, St. Joseph’s Gardens & Mallow.

Mass Intentions this Weekend:

Saturday 6th January:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.   Ned Casey, Carrigacooleen;   Peggy & Frank Thornton, Drishanebeg.

Sunday 7th January:

Cullen 9.30a.m. Geraldine Murphy, Lisnaboy (First Anniversary);  Paddy & Mary O’Mahony, Meenagloherane;  Michael Dineen, Cullen;

Millstreet 11.30a.m. Noreen Kelleher, Millstreet & Knocknagree (First Anniversary);  Séamus Manley, Church Street (recently deceased);  Pat O’Connell, Toorenbawn;  John B “Shamrock” Murphy & the deceased members of the Murphy & Burke families.

ANNIVERSARIES: Mary & John Ryan, Cockhill; Hannah Murphy, Main Street; Martin Cleary, Clara Road; Julia Kiely, Tubber; Timmy Joe Kiely, Tubber; Kevin Gardiner, Duarigle; The deceased members of the Lynch Family, Lislehane;  Abina Sheehan, Knockbrack;  Donal Hoare, Macroom.

Mass Intentions for NEXT WEEKEND:

Saturday 13th January:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.   Anne O’Sullivan, Ballydaly;  John Linehan, Dooneen & Cullen;  Jackie & Danny Joe Murphy, 12 The Tanyard.

Sunday 14th January:

Ballydaly 9.30a.m. Peggie & Jerry Horgan, Ballydaly.

 Millstreet 11.30a.m. Sonny & Anna Marie Murphy, Clarabeg;  Con Joe Murphy, Curraraigue.

PASTORAL AREA PRIEST ON DUTY: Sunday 7th Jan: Fr. John Fitzgerald (029) 70043/ (087) 7752948. Sunday 14th Jan: Fr. Pat O’Donnell (064) 7758026/ (086) 8351732

Rotas for next weekend 13th/14th January, 2024


Millstreet 6.15 p.m. Maria Kelleher Group A
  11.30 a.m. Michael Cashman Group A
Ballydaly 9.30a.m. Maeve O’Sullivan Mary Guerin -O’Leary

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

Mass on Monday (8th) for Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Tuesday (9th) for Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

No Mass on Wednesday 10th January.

Mass on Thursday (11th) for Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday (12th) for Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

CULLEN CHURCH:  Mass on Thursday 11th January for Willie Joe, Peggy & Maudie O’Keeffe, Knockduff at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Friday 12th January for Fr. Jerry Singleton, Cullen (recently deceased) at 7.30p.m.

DIOCESAN COLLECTION next weekend 13th/14th Jan:  Needs of the Holy Land.


BALLYDALY CHURCH COLLECTOR for 14th January: Timmy Murphy

MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY for 14th & 21st January: Group D


Many thanks to those who assisted in distributing our boxes for 2024. If you have not received a box please contact our Parish Office. Thanking you for your continued support. 


The Diocesan Mission, Hope Alive! will take place from Sunday 21st – Wednesday 24th January.  Each day you are invited to join in the Mission Talk, Prayer, Mass, Prayer Petition and Family Time.  Speakers include Adi Roche, Dr. Michael Conway, Dr. Keith Gaynor and Jane Mellett.  To participate in the Mission, register through the diocesan website

Community Notices

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL SPONSORED WEIGH IN begins this Monday 8th January at 8.00p.m. Exercise to music on January 15th at 7.30p.m.
  • BALLYDALY HALL:  Set dancing will resume on Wednesday 10thJanuary 8.30p.m. to 10.00p.m. Everyone welcome.
  • NORTH CORK DEMENTIA ALLIANCE are facilitating a six-week block of information sessions for relatives of people with dementia beginning Thursday 11th  They will run for six consecutive Thursdays until 15th February between 7.00 & 9.15p.m. in Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre.   For further details or email <email> or phone (086) 7871818.
  • THOUGHT FOR WEEK: “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.  Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” (Helen Keller)

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