Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 14th January 2024



Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

14th 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: Maura O’Sullivan, Rathmore; Betsy Forde (née Hickey), Pound Hill & England.

Mass Intentions this 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.

ANNIVERSARIES: Margaret Murphy, Pound Hill; Nell Hickey Mill Lane; Fr. Joe Murphy, West End; Julia Kelleher, Kilmeedy; Dan Hickey, Knockduff; The deceased members of the Hickey Family, Derragh; Denis Duggan, Carriganima; P.J. Murphy, Cork.

Mass Intentions for NEXT WEEKEND:

Saturday 20th January:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.   Breda Tarrant, Aunagloor.

Sunday 21st January:

Cullen 9.30a.m.   Rosaleen Veart, Ahane (First Anniversary);  Anne O’Sullivan, Lisnaboy (First Anniversary);  Art O’Connor, Nohovaldaly.

Millstreet 11.30a.m. Kathleen, Bob & the deceased members of the O’Sullivan Family, Gortavehy.

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

EXPOSITION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT in Millstreet Church resumes on next Tuesday (16th) from 10.30a.m. to 7.30p.m.

LEGION OF MARY resumes on next Tuesday (16th) at 7.30p.m. in the Parish Centre.

MILLSTREET PARISH FINANCE COMMITTEE meeting on Tuesday night (16th) at 8.00p.m. 


It has been brought to our attention that some of our envelopes were incorrectly packaged in Dublin.  Please check that the envelope in your box matches the number on the white label on the top of the box.  Please contact our Parish office with any queries.

Rotas for next weekend 20th/21st January, 2024


Millstreet 6.15 p.m. Eimear Buckley Group B
  11.30 a.m. Eileen O’Sullivan Group B
Cullen 9.30a.m. Patricia Murphy Irene Duggan

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

Mass on Monday (15th) for Fr. Joe Murphy, West End at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Tuesday (16th) for Lily Moore, Liscreagh at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday (17th) for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.

No Mass on Thursday 18th

Mass on Friday (19th) for Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

CULLEN CHURCH:  Mass on Thursday 18th for Dan Hickey, Knockduff; Claire & Des Leyden, Sligo at 7.30p.m.

CULLEN CHURCH COLLECTOR for 21st January: Jerry O’Sullivan

PASTORAL AREA PRIEST ON DUTY: Sunday 14th Jan: Fr. Pat O’Donnell (064) 7758026/ (086) 8351732. Sunday 21st: Fr. Joe Tarrant (064) 7751104/(086) 3978642.


Engaging Young People in our Parishes:  You are invited to join us online via zoom on Wednesday 17th January at 7.30p.m. to further explore our conversation to progress this work.  Register on for the link to join. The meeting is aimed at adults who have a heart for young people, those who have previously worked with youth in Parish life or those who may be interested in engaging with young people in parish life now.

The Diocesan Mission 2024 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, CEO Chernobyl Ireland; Dr. Michael Conway, St. Patrick’s College Maynooth; Dr. Keith Gaynor will speak on Wellbeing and Jane Mellett from Trócaire.  To register log on to the diocesan website

Details of two upcoming programmes on RTE 1 at 9.30p.m:

Monday 15th January:  The last priests in Ireland

Monday 22nd January:  The last nuns in Ireland

Community Notices

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL SPONSORED WEIGH IN continues every Monday at 8.00p.m. Exercise to music on January 15th at 7.30p.m.
  • CULLEN COMMUNITY DEFIBRILLATOR located at Cullen Community Centre please note new code: C2024
  • MILLSTREET GRAMOPHONE CIRCLE PRESENTATION by Seán Radley on Friday 19thJanuary at 8.15p.m. in the Canon O’Donovan Day Centre.  Everyone welcome.
  • THANK YOU from Margaret Crean & the Hamper Packers for your generous donations to their Christmas Appeal.
  • THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK:  Never regret a day in your life; good days give happiness; bad days give experience; worse days give lessons and best day give memories.  May God continue to bless us every day of our lives.

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