Parish Newsletter – 27th January, 2013


Third SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – 27th January, 2013

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:

RECENT DEATHS:             Eileen Kelleher, Mologhroe

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Sunday 26th January:                        

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Kathleen Corcoran, Dooneen           

Sunday 27th January:                  

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                            Nellie White, Tubber                          

Cullen      10.15 a.m.                           Mary O’Sullivan, Boston & Two Gneeves

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Kathleen, Tommy & John McAteer

                                                                Boston & Claraghatlea

Anniversaries:                             Nora Desmond, Claramore; John O’Sullivan, Feirm; Tim O’Riordan, Minor Row;

 Dan Barry, Lackabawn; Kathy Murphy, Pound Hill; Joan Murphy, Knocknakilla; Dan McSweeney, Murphy’s Terrace; Patrick Kearney, Lisnaboy.


Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 2nd February:                             

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          Pat Buckley, Cahirbarnagh                                

Sunday 3rd February:           

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Patsy & the deceased members of the

                                                                Murphy Family, Ballydaly Lower     

Cullen       10.15 am.                           Matthew & Hannah Murphy, Lisnaboy Upper

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Dick Pomeroy, Clara


Parish Capital Collection last weekend: €3,479.82 Thanks.

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

Mass on Monday for People of the Parish at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Gerard Tracey at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Pat & Nora Horgan, Ballydaly at 7.30p.m.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Tuesday & Wednesday from 10.30a.m. to 10.30p.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, MillstreetRequests for Prayer & Special Intentions – A box & slips of papers for these intentions can be found at the back of the Church.  Each Tuesday & 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.

Rotas for Next Weekend 2nd/3rd February   





  6.30 p.m. Joe Kelly Group E
  11.30  a.m. Sr. Peter Fahy  


  9.00 a.m. Josephine Murphy Group F


10.15 a.m. Carmel Fleming Group A:  Mary O’Leary & Finbarr O’Connor


CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (3rd): Dan O’Sullivan

Mass on Thursday for Timmy O’Sullivan, Lisnaboy and Denis & Pat Joe Murphy, Coolinarne at 7.30p.m St. Brigid Crosses will be blessed at this Mass for the Feast of St. Brigid on Friday 1st February.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION every Thursday in Cullen Church from 10.00a.m. to 9.00p.m.  All are welcome.

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

MILLSTREET CHURCH COLLECTORS for the month of February is Group 1

CANDLEMAS DAY:  Saturday 2nd FebruaryCandles will be blessed during Vigil Mass next Saturday night.

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK 2013:  This Sunday marks the beginning of Catholic Schools Week 2013. The purpose of the week is to highlight and celebrate the wonderful contribution that Catholic Schools make to our local communities and society in general.  This year’s theme is Catholic Schools in the Community of Faith: Sharing the Good News.

PRESENTATION ON ST. LUKE’S GOSPEL: To celebrate the Year of Faith, Fr. Seamus O’Connell will give two nights presentation on Luke’s Gospel. Friday 1st & 15th February – each evening will begin with Mass at 6.15p.m. The evenings will take place in St. Brendan’s Pastoral Centre, Tralee – cost €5 per night.  To book: <email> or (064) 6632644.

Community Notices

v      BALLYDALY SOCIAL GROUP will hold a meeting in hall on Wednesday (30th) at 8.00p.m. to discuss forthcoming events for the year. New members welcome.

v      MILLSTREET JUVENILE AGM – Tuesday night 29th January in Parish Centre at 8.00p.m.

v      CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION: Annual sponsored weigh in continues every Monday night.

v      CULLEN GAA SOCIAL in Wallis Arms on Friday 1st February at 8.30p.m.

v      ST. JOHN’S GAA CLUB – AGM on this Sunday 27th January at 3.00p.m. in Aubane Community Centre.

v      VOLUNTEERING OVERSEAS in collaboration with Kerry One World Centre – One day workshop in Tralee IT on Saturday 16th February.  Details from <email> or (066) 7181358

v      “BE CONFIDENT” – Discussion group will meet on Wednesday 30th January in the E-Centre, The Square between 11.00 & 12.30p.m.

v      MILLSTREET LIBRARY: St. Brigid’s Cross – making workshop on Thursday 31st from 3.00 – 4.00p.m.  All welcome

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