Parish Newsletter 27th September 2009

The Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary time 27th September, 2009
Fr. Declan O’Connor P.P. Fr. Gerard O’Leary C.C. & Fr. Micheál Manning A.P.
Tel Nos. Millstreet  029-70043  /  Cullen  029-79028   / Mobile  087-7752948
Email:  <email>
10.00a.m-1.00p.m. & 2.00p.m-5.00p.m

This weeks Readings can be found on the USCCB New American Bible website

Our prayers are requested for the repose of the souls of the following and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time, and for those for whom masses will be offered during the week:

Mary Barrett (Nee McCarthy), Shannon & Millstreet
Diarmuid Roche, Carriganima

Mass Intentions this Weekend:

Saturday, September 26th
Millstreet Vigil 7.30 p.m. Mary Dineen, Knocknapogue
Cullen Vigil 7.30 p.m. Johnny & Ciss O’Mahony, Glountane

Sunday, September 27th
Millstreet 8.30 a.m.
Ballydaly 9.30 a.m.
Cullen 10.30 a.m. Funeral Mass for Joan Brosnan, Ahane
Millstreet 11.00 a.m. Denis O’Riordan, Dromsciane

Noreen Hannon (1958-1983)
Noreen Hannon (1958-1983)

Ellen O’Riordan, Tullig
Denis O’Sullivan, Inches
Leo McGarry, Mountleader
Nora O’Keeffe, Murphy’s Terrace
Dan Callanan, Clondrohid
Con Murphy, Shanknuck
Noreen Hannon, Minehill, Dromagh

Mass Intentions for next Weekend:

Saturday, October 3rd:
Millstreet 7.30 p.m. Alan & Tommy O’Connor, Minor Row
Cullen 7.30 p.m. (Harvest Mass) Jer & Kitty O’Riordan, Knockduff

Sunday, October 4th:
Millstreet 8.30 a.m. Nora Dennehy, Gneeves
Ballydaly 9.30 a.m.
Cullen 10.30 am Con & Molly Hickey, Gortnacreeha
Millstreet 11.00 a.m. Dan Cronin, Pound Hill

Parish Capital Collection last weekend: €2,820.88 Thanks.

Millstreet Church: Usual Mass at 10.00 each morning, unless there is a funeral

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament on Friday (2nd October) at 7.00p.m. followed by Mass at 7.30p.m. for Eily May Hickey, Main Street

Mass on Thursday (October 1st) at 10.00a.m. for Leo McGarry, Mountleader

Rotas for Next Weekend October 3rd/4th


7.30 p.m. Donal Cowman Group A
8.30 a.m. Veronica Lyons
11.00 a.m. Bernie Lane

9.30 a.m. Josephine Murphy Team F

7.30 p.m. Liam Fitzgerald Group D
10.30 a.m. Eileen Ryan

MILLSTREET CHURCH Collectors for month of October is Group 1

CULLEN CHURCH: HOLY HOUR IN CULLEN CHURCH on Friday night (2nd Oct) at 6.30p.m. followed by Mass at 7.30p.m. for Dáinne & Peggie O’Sullivan, Two Gneeves

Community Notices

SET DANCING every Monday night in Aubane at 9.15p.m.

DANCING CLASSES commence in Aubane Community Centre on Tuesday 6th October at 8.30p.m.

Qualified person required: to run Millstreet Community Gym. For further details contact (087) 779742

LTV2 Millstreet returns with its new broadcasting season on Thursday (8th October) at 10.00p.m. It is available on VHF Channel 12 and on UHF Channel 50. Regular updates on weekly programmes will be posted on To provide viewers an opportunity to correctly tune in their televisions a programme from the last season will be transmitted on Thursday (1st Oct) at 10.00p.m. and repeated on Sunday (4th Oct) at 8.00p.m.

DRISHANE MASS: On Wednesday (30th Sept) the eve of the feast day of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Mass will be celebrated in the Chapel of the Little Flower, Drishane Castle at 8.00p.m. All welcome and light refreshments will be served afterwards.

PASTORAL PLAN: The Diocese of Kerry will launch its Pastoral Plan “Christ our Hope” on this Sunday (27th) in The Malton Hotel, Killarney. At this event, the 12 Area Pastoral Councils will be commissioned. A revised diocesan website will also be presented and the plan can be viewed on

MUNSTER OPEN VOCATIONS DAY: All who feel drawn to priesthood or religious life are invited to an evening of prayers and reflection Sunday 4th October (2.00-5.00) Pallottine College, Thurles. Email: <email>

MILLSTREET COMMUNITY SCHOOL: Fr. Declan O’Connor will celebrate Mass to welcome 1st year pupils and their families to Millstreet Community School on Tuesday (29th Sept) at 8.00p.m in the School Library.

DO THIS IN MEMORY PROGRAMME: Parents/Guardians of First Communion Candidates for 2010 are asked to attend of a meeting on Monday night next (28th Sept) in the GAA Hall at 8.00p.m. to commence the parish based programme called “Do this in Memory”

MILLSTREET RESTORATION APPEAL UPDATE The Parish Restoration Committee sincerely thank all those who have supported our “purchase a brick” appeal and the response we have had from people at home and those living abroad has been very positive. Additional brochures are available at the back of the Church or from the Parish office. We would ask anyone who has family living abroad to send a brochure to them or alternatively contact the Parish Office with their details and we would be more than happy to forward a brochure to them.

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