Parish Newsletter: 28th July, 2013


Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 28th July, 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:             Liam O’Driscoll, Lackabawn

                                                Jack O’Shea, Coachford & Tralee


Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 27th July:                         

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Tim & Agnes Kiely, The Bridge                              

Sunday 28th July:                  

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                            Joe White, Tubber                                              

Cullen      10.15 a.m.                           Margaret O’Mahony, Knocknageeha &

                                                                her daughter Theresa Twomey, Rathcoole

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Marie Healy, Curracahill

Anniversaries:                             Ned Carroll, Tullig; Michael J. Kelleher, Aubane; Jack Tarrant, Liscreagh; Jeremiah Fitzgerald, Cloghoula; Baby Jamie Walsh, Meenagloherane; Catherine Holmes, Claraghatlea & Nenagh; Mary, Thomas & the Healy Family, Clondrohid; Dan & Julia O’Donoghue, Ballineen; William O’Sullivan, Grenagh.


Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 3rd August:                             

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          Dominic & Mary Ann Cronin  

Sunday 4th August:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Mary & Peter Cronin, Flintfield                            

Cullen       10.15 am.                           Donagh Hickey, Eagloune

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Bill Dunne, Murphy’s Terrace


Millstreet Church: There will be no Mass on Monday

Mass on Tuesday for Jack & Joan Healy, Minor Row at 10.00a.m.

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

Mass on Thursday morning at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Teresa Murphy, Minor Row & Knocknakilla (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

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

MILLSTREET CHURCH COLLECTORS for the month of August is Group 3


Rotas for Next Weekend 3rd/4th August   





  6.30 p.m. Marie Kelleher Group C
  11.30  a.m. Connie Healy  


  9.00 a.m. Josephine Murphy Group C


10.15 a.m. Hugh O’Keeffe Group C: K. Mullane & Ml Forde


CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (4th): Billy O’Sullivan  

Mass on next Thursday for Nora Jessop (nee Murphy) Derby, England (recently deceased) & the deceased members of the Murphy Family, Glountane at 7.30p.m.

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

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

VOCATIONS:  Our Heavenly Father never takes anything from his children unless He means to give them something better” (George Mueller).  Ever thought of the Priesthood?  Contact Vocations Director, Fr. Liam Lovell (087) 1640967 or <email>


Community Notices

v      MILLSTREET DEVELOPMENT’S GATHERING COMMITTEE would like to thank everyone who supported the recent Summer Festival.  We were blessed with good weather and very appreciative of the help and assistance from across the community.  It was a Community Gathering for both young and old and we hope that our families, friends and visitors enjoyed the 4 days of events. 

v      CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION wish to thank all who contributed to the success of last Sunday’s Harvest Afternoon, all exhibitors, sponsors & helpers.

v      MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER INVITIATION:  40th Anniversary gathering 11th August in Fota Wildlife Park between 11.00a.m. & 7.00p.m.  Mass will be concelebrated by Bishop William Crean and other clergy. Further details contact (064)6644319 or (087) 6670418.

v      THANK YOU from Patricia Guerin to all those who supported and helped at her recent coffee morning.  The total raised €1,300.00

v      MILLSTREET TOWN PARK MEETING: next Friday night (2nd Aug) at 8.30p.m.

v      MILLSTREET TIDY TOWNS: Annual Church Gate Collection next weekend (3rd & 4th Aug).  Your support is appreciated.

v      LOUGH DERG:  The 3 day Pilgrimage season ends on 15th August.  For further information email: <email> or

v      MILLSTREET ENTERPRISE CENTRE:  For further information on renting a “hot desk” or training room contact Jennifer on (087) 2953078

v      YOUTH 2000 SUMMER FESTIVAL:  15th-18th August in Cistercian College, Roscrea.  Details on or (01) 6753690

v      NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS PILGRIMAGE to Knock on 8th September 2013.  Anointing of sick & Rosary at 2.00p.m. Pilgrimage Mass at 3.00p.m.


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