Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 11th February 2024



Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

11th Feb. 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

Mass Intentions this Weekend:

Saturday 10th February:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.   Nellie White, Tubber;  Pat Joe Kelleher, Pound Hill;  Mary Cronin, Main Street.

Sunday 11th February:

Ballydaly 9.30a.m. Denis O’Brien, Ballydaly;  Willie Neenan, Ballydaly

Millstreet 11.30a.m. Donal, Nora & the deceased members of The Murphy, Killarney Road;  Mary & Noel Horgan, Cork;  James & Michael Murphy, Cork.

ANNIVERSARIES:  Frank Thornton, Drishanebeg; Billy Murphy, Coole; Pauline Lyons, Dooneen; Kathleen & John Cashman, Inchileagh; Pat Horgan, Ballydaly; John Mullane, Coolikerane; Denis O’Connor, Cloghoulabeg & Dublin.

Mass Intentions for NEXT WEEKEND:

Saturday 17th February:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.   Dr. Pat Casey, Tullig

Sunday 18th February:

Cullen 9.30a.m. Sheila Brennan (née Forde), England & Cullen (First Anniversary)

Millstreet 11.30a.m. Private Intention

EXPOSITION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT in Millstreet Church every Tuesday from 10.30a.m. to 7.30p.m.

LEGION OF MARY on Tuesday nights at 7.30p.m. in the Parish Centre.


On next Monday night, 12th February, the Diocese invites you to join a webinar entitled “Planning for the Future of Parishes”.  During this webinar, speakers from Austria & England will discuss lay involvement in their parishes.  They will share the initiatives undertaken in their parishes, what has worked well, what has been challenging and what they see as the hope for the future. This webinar is in preparation for the upcoming parish gathering as part of the diocesan planning process, Moving Forward in Hope.  To register please go to


Rotas for next weekend 17th/18th February, 2024


Millstreet 6.15 p.m. Liam Flynn Group A
  11.30 a.m. Raymond Gilbourne Group C
Cullen 9.30a.m. Noreen Meade Denis O’Mahony

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

Mass on Monday (12th) for Tommy Tucker, Dooneen, at the request of Millstreet Pitch & Putt at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday (13th) for Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday (14th) ASH WEDNESDAY for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m. Ashes will be distributed during Mass.

Mass on Thursday (15th) for Pauline & Dan Lyons, Dooneen at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday (16th) for Sr. Florence O’Sullivan, Drishane Sister at 10.00a.m.

CULLEN CHURCH:  Mass on Wednesday – Ash Wednesday for Mary, Neily & Eddie O’Sullivan, Lyreaoune at 7.30p.m.


PASTORAL AREA PRIEST ON DUTY: Sun 11th: Fr. Pat O’Donnell (064) 7758026/ (086) 8351732. Sunday 18th: Fr. Joe Tarrant (064) 7751104/ (086)3978642

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET PITCH & PUTT AGM on this Monday night (12th) at 8.00p.m. in The Parish Centre.
  • MILLSTREET GRAMOPHONE CIRCLE PRESENTATION by Jim O’Sullivan, Laught will take place on Friday 16thFebruary at 8.15p.m. in the Canon O’Donovan Day Care Centre, Clara Road.  Everyone is welcome.
  • BALLYDALY SOCIAL GROUP will hold their Annual General Meeting in Ballydaly Hall on Tuesday 20th February at 8.00p.m. New members and new ideas welcome.
  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION SPONSORED WEIGH-IN continues every Monday night in Cullen Community Hall at 8.00p.m.  
  • CHAIR YOGA in Cullen Community Centre every Wednesday between 11.00a.m. & 12 noon. CHAIR YOGA in Rathmore every Friday at 6.45p.m.
  • THANK YOU: The directors and management of the Millstreet Day Centre would like to thank everybody for their kind generosity at our Annual Church gate collection last weekend and all those who helped. All funds generated go directly to Millstreet Day Centre.
  • MARIAN PILGRIMAGES: Escorted group Pilgrimage from Cork to Assisi, Loreto & San Giovanni between 24th June and 1st  Spiritual Director Fr. Eugene Kiely P.P. Contact Group Organiser, Ann Fehan (087)2738103 for further details.
  • REFLECTION AS WE BEGIN OUR LENTEN JOURNEY:As lent is the time for greater love, listen to Jesus.  “Repent and believe” Jesus tells us.  What are we to repent? Our indifference, our hardness of hearts. What are we to believe? Remember Jesus knows your weakness. He wants only your love, wants only the chance to love you.  (Mother Theresa)

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