Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 21st April 2024



Fourth Sunday of Easter

21st April 2024

Day of Prayer for Vocations

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:  Andrew O’Riordan, Clenrath, Cullen; Michael Kelleher, Macroom; Elizabeth Cashman, Kanturk; Irene O’Doherty, Stillorgan & Millstreet.

Mass Intentions this Weekend:

 Saturday 20th April:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.   John & Ann Kelleher, Drishane Road;  Patrick (Patie) Murphy, Cloghoulabeg;  Con & Ann Kelleher, Carriganima.

Sunday 21st April:

Cullen   9.30a.m. Jackie & Julia Murphy, Coolikerane;  Eileen & Noel Duggan, Lisnaboy & their daughter Noreen Lucas.

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   Mass to celebrate the Youth of our Parish.

ANNIVERSARIES: Florrie O’Donoghue, Lackabawn; Matt Twomey, Minor Row; Eileen Cotter, Murphy’s Terrace;  Noel & Bart Keating, Murphy’s Terrace; Danny Creedon, Liscahane; Jeremiah & Bridget O’Leary, Cloghoulabeg;  Victor O’Hare, Cloghoulamore; Patrick O’Donoghue, Aubane; Nora & Peter Healy, Aubane; Eileen Collins, Clara Road; Denis Cronin, Coolinarne; Mary Callaghan (née O’Connor), New York & Coolikerane; Nellie & Jerry O’Connor, Coolikerane; Christy O’Connor, Knocknagurrane; Mary Agnes Regan, Nohovaldaly; Judy Burke, Kilnamartyra.

Mass Intentions for NEXT WEEKEND:

Saturday 27th April:

Millstreet   6.15p.m.   The deceased members of the Cotter Family, Murphy’s Terrace.

Sunday 28th April:

Ballydaly   9.30a.m. Kathleen & Nelius Guerin, Ballydaly

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.   The deceased members of the Desmond Family, Liscahane;  Children & families preparing for First Holy Communion.

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

PASTORAL AREA PRIEST ON DUTY: 21st April: Fr. Jim Kennelly (029) 76151/ (087) 2401331. 28th April: Fr. John Fitzgerald (029) 70043/ (087) 7752948

Rotas for next weekend 27th & 28th April


Millstreet 6.15 p.m. Pádraig Creedon  Group B
  11.30 a.m. Bernie Lane  Group B
Ballydaly 9.30 a.m. Ronnie Lyons Mary Murphy

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

Mass on Monday (22nd) for Eileen Collins, Clara Road at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Tuesday (23rd) for Private Intention at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday (24th) for People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday (25th) for Eileen Cotter & her parents Mary & Jimmy Cotter, Murphy’s Terrace at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday (26th) Mary & Patrick Dineen, Knocknapogue at 7.30p.m.

CULLEN CHURCH: Mass on Thursday 25th for Private Intention at 7.30p.m.

BALLYDALY CHURCH: First Holy Communion for Cloghoula National School on Saturday 27th April at 11.00a.m.

BALLYDALY COLLECTOR for 28th April: Denis O’Leary


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


The Diocesan Safeguarding Committee would like to thank all Parish Safeguarding Representatives, Priests, and Parish Secretaries for taking the time to complete the annual parish safeguarding audit. The results from the audit are included in the most recent safeguarding newsletter which is available on the diocesan website. It is particularly encouraging to see the increased number of youth-based ministries that are back up and running across the diocese. A special thank you to all involved in establishing these ministries.

Community Notices

  • TRÓCAIRE BOXES:Thank you to our Parishioners who have returned Trócaire boxes.
  • THE POOR CLARES IN GALWAY are hosting an online Q&A for young women who would like to know more about the Poor Clare way of life. The event will take place from 7-8:30pm on Wednesday, May 1st For more information contact  vocations 
  • Have you ever dreamed of walking the Camino. Join the MSC Missions as we walk the shaded lanes and valleys of the Camino Ingles walking from Ferrol to Santiago in Northern Spain from the 29th July to 5th August 2024.

For more details of this fundraising pilgrimage ring Mary at 021 454 6691 or email <email> 

  • Pope Francis’s message on Day of Prayer for Vocations: Our life finds fulfilment when we discover who we are, what our gifts are, where we can make them bear fruit, and what path we can follow in order to become signs and instruments of love, generous acceptance, beauty, and peace, wherever we find ourselves.”

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