Parish Newsletter – Fifth Sunday of Easter – 28th April, 2013


Fifth Sunday of Easter – 28th April, 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:

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 27th April:                        

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Kitty Moynihan, Flintfield                        

Sunday 28th April:                  

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                            Kathleen & Nelius Guerin, Ballydaly                  

Cullen      10.15 a.m.                           Michael Corbett, Knocknageeha & his parents Michael & Joan

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          John Kelleher, Drishane Road

Anniversaries:                             Catherine O’Shea, Killowen; Patrick Murphy, Cloghoulabeg; Frank O’Riordan, Dromsicane; Michael Kelleher, Aubane & New York; Patrick O’Callaghan, Bengour; Jim Todd, Bishopstown.

Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 4th May:                             

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          Michael & Marie Gobnait Smith, Rathcoole   

Sunday 5th May:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Mella O’Leary, Knocknagree                                

Cullen       10.15 am.                           Daniel, Ellen & Pat Joe Lehane

                                                                Sheila & Charlie McKelvey, Lissaniska

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Netta Dennehy, Cloghoulamore


Parish Capital Collection last weekend: €3,020.34 Thanks.

Millstreet Church:

There will be no Mass on Monday.

Mass on Tuesday for The People of the Parish at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday (Feast of St. Joseph the Worker) at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Michael Kelleher, Aubane & New York at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Michael & Hannah Mary Dennehy, Coomlogane 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. Requests 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.

DIOCESAN COLLECTION next weekend (4th/5th) for Education of Priests

Rotas for Next Weekend 4th/5th May   





  6.30 p.m. Dr. Pat Casey Group E
  11.30  a.m. Pat Breen  


  9.00 a.m. Josephine Murphy Group E


10.15 a.m. Tom O’Riordan Group G:  Mgt. Fitzgerald & Derry Morley


CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (5th): Willie O’Connell  

Mass on next Thursday for Denis T & Peg Murphy, Lisnaboy at 7.30p.m. 

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION every Thursday in Cullen Church from 10.00a.m. to 9.00p.m.  All are welcome. Requests for Prayer & Special Intentions – A box & slips of papers for these intentions can be found at the back of the Church.

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


MILLSTREET CHURCH COLLECTORS for the month of May is Group 4

TRÓCAIRE OFFERINGS:  We remind you to return your Trócaire Offerings as soon as you can, so that our contributions can be returned.  You can place envelopes on the offertory plate or return to Parish Office.  Thank you for your support

BALLYDALY CHURCH: Diocesan Collector: Mary Guerin O’Leary

VOCATIONS: “Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence and learning”. Are you called to be a Priest?  Contact vocation director, Fr. Liam Lovell (087) 1640967 or <email>

CONGRATULATIONS to all those who received the Sacrament of Confirmation during the week.

Community Notices

v      EUROVISION TEA PARTY – 20th Anniversary Celebration will be held in Green Glens on Saturday 18th May. Special guest on the night: Niamh Kavanagh. Tickets available from Community Council Members or Millstreet Credit Union. Contact Margaret on (029) 70764

v      PARKINSON’S ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND: Information meeting on Thursday 30th May in Manor West Hotel, Tralee at 10.00a.m.

v      ST. BRENDAN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE in Tralee on 17th & 18th May. Further details on:

v      CROÍ NA GAEILGE: 4 hour Revision Courses in Leaving Certificate Honours written Irish and Junior Certificate Honours on May 5th & 25th. Contact (085) 1541560 for booking.

v      JUST 4 FUN KIDS CAMP will be run in Rathmore & Boherbue during the month of July. For booking and further details:

v      KERRY LIFELINE: Free Suicide Prevention Counselling at SouthWest Counselling Centre, Killarney.  Contact (064) 6636100.

v      CULLEN COMMUNITY COUNCIL and The Mangan School of dancing will hold a fun end of year Ceili for kids on this Sunday from 5.00 – 7.00p.m. in Cullen Community Centre.

v      IRD DUHALLOW – Bealtaine Festival 2013: Full month of activities. Details from (029) 60633.

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