Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 7th April 2024



Second Sunday of Easter

7th April 2024

Divine Mercy Sunday

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: Patsy O’Sullivan, San Francisco & Claraghatlea; Michael Casey, Curraraigue; Sr. Malen del Valle Garcia, Infant Jesus Sister; Liz Twomey, Mayfield.

Mass Intentions this Weekend:

Saturday 6th April:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.   Donie Golden, Tullig;  Han, Jeremiah & Neily O’Leary, Toorbonia;  James Murphy, Millstreet & Castletownroche;  William O’Leary, Dromnhilla & Dan O’Leary, West End.

Sunday 7th April:

Cullen   9.30a.m. Tony Moynihan, Coalpits;  Jeremiah & Lena O’Connor, Knockduff.

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Dan O’Riordan, St. Joseph’s Garden’s (recently deceased);  Timmy O’Connor, Dooneen;  Annie, David & Gerard Sheehan, Carrigacooleen.

ANNIVERSARIES: Mons. Michael Manning; Nonie Lehane, Tullig;  Mary O’Donoghue, Aubane; Phillis O’Shea, Minor Row; Paddy Cronin, Murphy’s Terrace; Jimmy Cotter, Murphy’s Terrace; Kathy Dennehy, Curragh; Nellie O’Connor, Liscreagh; Peggy O’Sullivan, Rathduane; Margaret & Denis Bailey, Minor Row & Dublin; Patricia O’Neill, Carrigaline & Toorenbawn; Kathleen Devoy, Laois. 

Mass Intentions for NEXT WEEKEND:

Saturday 13th April:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.   Jerry Carroll, Station Road (First Anniversary);  Breeda O’Leary, The Square;  Nancy Murphy, Gurrane.

Sunday 14th April:

Ballydaly   9.30a.m. People of the Parish

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Aidan McCaul, Minor Row (recently deceased);  Fr. Tim Buckley, Toorbonia;  Ciss & Bill Kelleher, Cockhill

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Tuesday in Millstreet Church from 10.30a.m. to 7.30p.m.  

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

Rotas for next weekend 13th & 14th April


Millstreet 6.15 p.m. Liam Flynn  Group E
  11.30 a.m. R. Gilbourne  Group C
Ballydaly 9.30 a.m. Josephine Murphy  M. Moynihan

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

Mass on Monday (8th ) for Maree Healy, Millstreet (recently deceased) at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday (9th) for John & Mary Ellen Radley, The Square at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday (10th) for Dan & Bridget Collins, Cockhill at 10.00a.m.

There will be no Mass on Thursday (11th)

Mass on Friday (12th) for Mary O’Mahony, Cloghoulabeg; Denis & Abina Lehane, Gneeves at 7.30p.m.

BALLYDALY CHURCH: Mass on Friday (12th) for Denis Murphy, Ballydaly (recently deceased) at 7.30p.m.

BALLYDALY COLLECTOR for 7th April:   Denis O’Leary

CULLEN CHURCH: There will be no Mass on Thursday 11th 

PASTORAL AREA PRIEST ON DUTY: 7th April: Fr. John Fitzgerald (087) 7752948/ (029) 70043. 14th April: Fr. Joe Tarrant (064) 7751104/ (086) 3978642.


Divine Mercy Ceremonies this Sunday 7th April.  Confessions at 2.30p.m. and the Chaplet will begin at 3.00p.m. Pious objects will be blessed during the Ceremony.


Golden Jubilee Pilgrimage with assisted pilgrims and led by Bishop Ray Browne between 29th August & 3rd September. Flights direct from Kerry Airport to Lourdes. Enquiries & bookings (087) 9318976 or email pilgrimage

Community Notices

  • TRÓCAIRE BOXES: Boxes can be dropped into Parish Office or placed in baskets at weekend Masses.
  • National Apostolate of Eucharistic Adoration:  Annual Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine takes place this year on the W/E Saturday and Sunday 13th/14thApril 2024.  Coach leaving Killarney at 7.00a.m. Details from Breda: 087 674 2306
  • ALONE – the organisation that enables older people age at home – are looking for Telephone and Visitation Volunteers to support older people in the community. Call 0801 222 024 please or see for more info.
  • O’CALLAGHAN COACHES: Dates for your diary – Sunday 5thMay: Peggy Lynch’s Knock & Lough Derg Tour (overnight trip). Sunday 28th July: Grandparents Day in Knock (day trip).  For further details please contact O’Callaghan Coach Holidays on (064) 6631095.
  • GALA CONCERT in celebration of the Dominican 800 in the Holy Cross Church, Tralee on Sunday 14thApril at 7.00p.m. Tickets available at the door on the night.  Suggested donation €20
  • Thought for the week: “Accept the risen Jesus into your life, even if you have been far away, take a small step towards him: he awaits you with open arms.” (Pope Francis)



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