Parish Newsletter – 10th February, 2013


Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 10th February, 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:   Sr. Celestine O’Shea, Presentation Sister

Paul O’Rourke, Gortavehy

Carmel Agnés (nee Gurhy), England & Millstreet                         

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 9th February:                        

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Julia & Daniel Duggan, Claraghatlea               

Sunday 10th February:                  

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                            Willie Neenan, Ballydaly                   

Cullen      10.15 a.m.                           John J. Murphy, Lisnaboy

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Patsy McSweeney, Ballinkeane & Rathcoole

Anniversaries:                             Denis Murphy, Coolinarne; James O’Byrne, West End; Mary O’Sullivan, Aubane; Maurice Murray-O’Callaghan, The Square; Vincent, William & Lilly May McSweeney, Flintfield; Daniel Gallagher, Murphy’s Terrace; Margaret Tarrant, Cloghoula; Nellie White, Tubber; Nora Kelleher, Caherdowney; Denis & Nora O’Sullivan, Inches; Annie Murphy, Donoughmore & Aubane; Fr. Frank O’Leary; Daniel Scannell, Rylane.


Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 16th February:                             

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          Des Kelleher, Lower Kilmeedy & Australia    

Sunday 17th February:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Michael Herlihy, Cahirbarnagh                         

Cullen       10.15 am.                           Mary O’Mahony, Meenagloherane

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Donal & Nora Murphy, Killarney Road

                                                                & Mary Horgan (nee Murphy), Cork.


Parish Capital Collection last weekend: €2,892.10. Thanks.

Millstreet Church:  There will be no Mass on Monday this week.

Mass on Tuesday for Daniel & Catherine Theresa Gallagher, Murphy’s Terrace at 10.00

Mass on Wednesday (Ash Wednesday) at 10.00a.m. for People of the Parish & 7.30p.m.

Mass on Thursday for John Mullane, Coolikerane at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Dan Joe Kelleher, Tullig (recently deceased) 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, Millstreet              


Rotas for Next Weekend 16th/17th February   





  6.30 p.m. Padraig Creedon Group B
  11.30  a.m. Ronan Galvin  


  9.00 a.m. Liam Flynn Group C


10.15 a.m. Patricia Murphy Group C: Kathleen Mullane & Joan O’Donoghue


CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (17th): Willie O’Connell

Mass on Wednesday (Ash Wednesday) at 8.30p.m. with distribution of ashes.  Mass will be offered for Mary, Neily & Eddie O’Sullivan, Lyreaoune. There will be no Mass on Thursday night.

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

STATION MASS THIS WEEK for Drishanebeg, Killowen & Ballinkeane in the home of Michael & Pam Thornton on Friday 15th at 8.15p.m.

“DO THIS IN MEMORY”:  The next night of the special parish based programme for parents and children preparing for First Holy Communion is taking place at the Vigil Mass in Millstreet on next Saturday 16th and in Cullen on Sunday 17th. All children and parents are invited to attend.

DIOCESE OF KERRY LENTEN TALKS 2013: To celebrate the Year of Faith, the Diocese is hosting a series of Lenten talks on the theme of Faith Today.  These will commence on Tuesday 19th February with Fr. Michael Drumm.  Brochures with details of all talks are at the back of each Church.


Community Notices

v      CLOGHOULA N.S: Children who have enrolled and also those wishing to enrol for September 2013 are invited to an open day on Wednesday next 13th February from 10.30a.m. – 12.00p.m. or from 12.30p.m. – 2.00p.m.

v      MILLSTREET COMMUNITY COUNCIL AGM on Tuesday next 12th February at 9.00p.m. in The Wallis Arms.

v      CANON O’DONOVAN CENTRE annual Church gate collection will take place next weekend – 16th & 17th February.  Your support is appreciated.

v      PRESENTATION N.S: Enrolment September 2013.  Enrolment forms are available from all local playschools or from the school office (between 10.00a.m. & 3.00p.m.) Completed forms must be returned no later than Wednesday 20th Feb.

v      MILLSTREET GRAMOPHONE CIRCLE: This month’s presentation takes place on Friday 15th Feb at 8.15p.m. in the Canon O’Donovan Centre.  All welcome

v      MILLSTREET CAMOIGE CLUB wish to thank everyone who contributed to their Church Gate Collection last weekend.  Your generosity and support are very much appreciated.

v      ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE:Enneagram Programme – a journey of selfdiscovery with Fr. Denis Gleeson from 1st – 3rd March. Booking at (066) 7134276

v      OPEN FORUM at the Legion of Mary Celebrations being held on 23rd Feb at 2.30p.m. in the Church of the Resurrection, Killarney entitled “Where is the Church going today?

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