Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 4th August 2013



Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

4th August, 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: Julia McSweeney, Flintfield


Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 3rd August:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Dominic & Mary Ann Cronin, Knockduff

Sunday 4th August:

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

Cullen 10.15 a.m. Donogh Hickey, Eagloune

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

Anniversaries: Dan Casey, Carrigacooleen; Hannah Barry, Murphy’s Terrace; Maurice Dennehy, Drishane Road; Edmond Coffey, Macroom Road; Jeremiah, Margaret & Mary Dennehy, Mountleader; Michael O’Sullivan, Rathduane; Mary Buckley, Aubane; Denis Kelleher, Clondrohid; Dan & Julia Twomey, Kilcorney; Gavin Tarrant, Rathcoole; William & Julia O’Riordan, Laught; Monica O’Connor, Kilcorney & Scartaglin; Billy Scannell, Rylane.


Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 10th August:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Nicholas & Mona Pomeroy, Clara

Sunday 11th August:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. John & Bridget O’Leary, Gortavehy

Cullen 10.15 am. Connie Kelly Snr & his son Connie, Ploverfield

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Dermot Dennehy, Cloghoulamore


Millstreet Church: There will be no Mass on Monday

Mass on Tuesday for Maurice Dennehy, Drishane Road at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Maurice & Mary O’Donoghue, England & Cahirbarnagh at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for James, Anna & Betty Manley, Church Street 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.-1.00pm

Rotas for Next Weekend 10th/11th August





6.30 p.m. Deirdre Meade Group D
11.30 a.m. Liam Burke


9.00 a.m. Dan O’Riordan Group D


10.15 a.m. Gillian McCarthy Group D: H. Kelleher & A. O’Sullivan


CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (11th): Pat Ryan

Mass on next Thursday for Fr. Dermot Nash 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. This box will be placed on the altar so that people attending can pray for them.

MILLSTREET CHURCH ALTAR SOCIETY for 11th & 18th August Group B

VOCATIONS: “To pray against temptations and yet rush into occasions, is to thrust your fingers into the fire and then pray they might not be burnt” (Becker)

Called to be a Priest? Contact Vocations Director: Fr. Liam Lovell (087) 1640967 or <email>

KERRY DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE to Lourdes has a few seats remaining. The Pilgrimage will be led by our new Bishop Ray Browne and will depart from Kerry Airport on 2nd September. Please contact Janice (064)7758219. There are limited places also for those who may need assistance.

LOUGH DERG: The year of faith will end on 24th November. It invites us to reflect on our journey of life. A pilgrimage to Lough Derg is one way to answer the call. The 3 day pilgrimage season ends on 15th August. Details from (071) 9861518


Community Notices

vANNUAL PADRE PIO CEREMONIES: Sunday 11th August at 2.30p.m. at St. Francis College, Rochestown. Bus leaving Cullen at 12.00; Ballydaly at 12.10p.m. & Millstreet 12.15p.m. Contact Eamonn (029) 56269

vThe organisers of last weekend’s Church Gate Collection in aid of the Irish Cancer Society wish to thank all who kindly contributed. The amount collected was €1,904.43.

vTHANK YOU to all who supported and helped at the recent Church gate collections which were held on behalf of Millstreet Hospital Fund. Total collected €3,732.00.

vMARRIAGE ENCOUNTER INVITATION: 40th Anniversary Gathering on 11th August at Fota Wildlife Park between 11.00 & 7.00p.m. Further details from (064) 6644319 or (087) 6670418

vYOUTH 2000 SUMMER FESTIVAL: 15th-18th August, 2013 in Cistercian College, Roscrea. This is a donation-only retreat for people aged between 16 & 35. Details on (01)6753690 or

vLITTLE TREASURES (Pre school – Millstreet): Summer camp on 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th August between 9.00 & 12 noon. School re-opens on Monday 2nd Sept.

vNATIONAL GRANDPARENTS PILGRIMAGE to Knock on 8th September. Details at the back of each Church



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