Parish Newsletter – 29th January 2012

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 29th January, 2012
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043 / Mobile 087-7752948
Email: <email>
10.00a.m.-1.00p.m. & 2.00p.m.-5.00p.m.

Your 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:

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday, 29th January:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Kathleen Corcoran, Dooneen

Sunday 30th January:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Peter Dineen, Cloghoula
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Hannah Mary, Johnny & Kitty Fleming, Mologhroe
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Dick Pomeroy, Clara

Anniversaries: Nora Desmond, Claramore; Kathleen O’Sullivan, Clara Road; Dan McSweeney, Murphy’s Terrace; Joan Murphy, Knocknakilla; Patrick Kearney, Lisnaboy; Tim Dennehy, Two Gneeves; Tade & Mary Murphy, Knocknagree

Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday, 4th February:
Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Pat & Nora Horgan, Ballydaly
Sunday 5th February:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Michael Herlihy, Cahirbarnagh
Cullen 10.15 am. Michael Dineen, Cullen Village (recently deceased)
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Julia & Daniel Duggan, Claraghatlea

Parish Capital Collection last weekend: €3,134.83. Thanks.

Millstreet Church: Mass on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10.00a.m., unless there is a funeral.

Friday 3rd – Feast of St. Blaise – Mass for Tom Cronin, Coolinarne (recently deceased) at 7.30p.m. followed by blessing of throats.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Wednesday from 10.30a.m. to 10.30p.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Millstreet. Requests for Prayer & Special Intentions – A box & slips of papers for these intentions can be found at the back of the Church. Each Wednesday the box will be placed on the altar for Mass and then placed in the Adoration Chapel so that people attending can pray for them.


CONFESSIONS: Every Saturday in Millstreet Church 12.30p.m.-1.00p.m.

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (5th Feb): John Ring

Mass on Thursday 2nd for Matthew Murphy, Lisnaboy at 7.30p.m. followed by blessing of throats for the Feast of St. Blaise

Rotas for Next Weekend 4th/5th February





6.30 p.m. Mona Linehan Group E
11.30 a.m. Veronica Lyons


9.00 a.m. Ann Marie Murphy Group C


10.15 a.m. Gillian O’Sullivan Group H: Moira O’Keeffe & Kate Mary Cremin

CANDLEMAS DAY: This Thursday 2nd February is Candlemas Day when candles are being blessed. The candles used during the year on the altar and should you wish to have candles of your own will be blessed at the 10.00a.m. Mass in Millstreet and at 7.30p.m. Mass in Cullen.

COMMUNION CALLS TO THE SICK AND HOUSEBOUND: Fr. Fitzgerald will make calls for the month of February during the coming week.

DIOCESAN COLLECTION: Next weekend (3rd/4th Feb) for Lourdes Helpers.

DIOCESE OF KERRY presents “The Gospel of God” – re-discovering Mark’s Gospel as a Story of Hope. Led by Fr. Séamus O’Connell on February 3rd (7.30p.m – 9.15p.m.)& 4th (10.00a.m. – 1.00p.m) in John Paul II Pastoral Centre, Killarney. Prior registration before Monday 29th January is essential. For more details: <email> or (064) 6632644

PASTORAL AREA MEETING: Monday night (30th) in Rathmore at 8.00p.m.

Community Notices

CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION: Annual Sponsored weigh-in continues on Monday nights. Aerobics at 8.00p.m. Music & dancing 8.30p.m. to 9.15p.m. All welcome

SOCIAL SINGING: Classes will commence on Thursday 2nd February at 7.30p.m. in the Parish Centre. Sessions are free of charge. For more details contact Marie on (087) 6863887. All welcome

MILLSTREET COMMUNITY SCHOOL: “Frankly Cooking” with Frank Moynihan. 4 week cookery night class in Millstreet Community School on Thursday nights. Briefing session on Thursday 2nd February at 8.00p.m. Cost €80 MILLSTREET PARISH CREDIT UNION: Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 31st January at 8.15p.m. in the Credit Union Office.

BALLYDALY HALL: Set dancing continues every Wednesday night from 8.30p.m. to 10.00p.m. Everyone welcome.

MARIAN PLAYERS PANTO 2012: “Cinderella” in the Community Centre Rathmore on 28th January (8.30p.m.); 1st, 2nd (8.00p.m.) & 4th February (8.30p.m.) Matinees 29th January & 5th February. Details from (064) 7758526.

MILLSTREET JUVENILE CLUB: Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 1st February at 7.30p.m. in GAA Hall

How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong … because someday in your life you will have been all of these.

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