Parish Newsletter – 27th April 2014 – Divine Mercy Sunday


Second Sunday of Saster – Divine Mercy Sunday 27th April, 2014

Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.  Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948

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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 26th April:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Jimmy Cashman, Clara Road

Sunday 27th April:                  

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

Cullen     10.15 a.m.                          Lena & Jeremiah O’Connor

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                        Bob O’Sullivan, Gortavehy

Anniversaries:                            Frank O’Riordan, Dromsicane; John Kelleher, Drishane Road; Denis & Abina Lehane, Gneeves; Jeremiah & Bridget O’Connor, Cloghoula; Connie & Julie Ann Lane, Curragh; May O’Connor, Minor Row & Coolinarne; Catherine O’Shea, Killowen; Margaret & John McCarthy, Lackabawn; Michael, Joan & Michael Corbett, Knocknageeha; Michael & Mary Mulcahy, Cullen; Patrick O’Callaghan, Aglish; Eileen O’Neill, Mill View & England; Jim Todd, Bishopstown; Stephaine Antoinette, Burundi.

Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 3rd May:                            

Millstreet  6.30 p.m.                          Dick Dunne, Canon O’Donovan Centre & Mill Lane

& The Deceased members of the Dunne Family  

Sunday 4th May:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           John Guerin, Ballydaly                                       

Cullen      10.15 am.                         Denis T & Peg Murphy, Lisnaboy

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         Con Lane, Cahirdowney.


Millstreet Church:

Mass on Monday for Pauline Lyons, Station Road (recently deceased) at the request of Millstreet Tidy Towns Association.

Mass on Tuesday at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday for Tony Kelleher, Murphy’s Terrace (recently deceased) at 7.30p.m.

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

Mass on Friday for Kitty Moynihan, Flintfield at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Saturday for Peter Moynihan, Lackadota (recently deceased) at 10.00a.m.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Tuesday & Wednesday from 10.30a.m. to 10.30p.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel,


Rotas for Next Weekend 3rd/4th May





6.30 p.m. Catriona Kelleher Group C
  11.30 a.m. Eileen O’Sullivan  


9.00 a.m. Daniel Guerin Group C


10.15 a.m. Marie Morley Group B


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

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Den & Florrie Moynihan, Lyreaoune

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION every Thursday in Cullen Church from 10.00a.m. to 7.00p.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.

DIOCESAN COLLECTION next weekend (3rd/4th) for: Education of Priests

BALLYDALY CHURCH: Diocesan Collector 4th May: Mary Guerin O’Leary

MILLSTREET CHURCH COLLECTORS for May – Group 4. Vigil Mass: S. Lane, Celeste Buckley, Myra O’Regan & John Sheehan. 11.30a.m: Gerard McSweeney, Pat Breen, Peg O’Shea, Mary McSweeney & Ml O’Riordan.

LEGION OF MARY meeting in the Sacristy on Tuesday at 8.00p.m.

DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY: Devotions will start in Millstreet with the “Chaplet” at 3.00p.m. Confessions will begin at 2.30p.m.
CANONISATION OF BLESSED JOHN XXIII & BLESSED JOHN PAUL II: To mark this special occasion the Catholic Communications Office has created a special web feature including background information on the two new saints canonised by Pope Francis this weekend. To access this information see

Community Notices

v      BEALTAINE FESTIVAL TABLE QUIZ: Wednesday 7th May in the Wallis Arms Hotel at 8.00p.m. Tables of 4 – €20.00.

v      MILLSTREET COMMUNITY COUNCIL thanks everyone who supported their Family Fun Walk on Easter Monday.

v      HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE: 15th-24th September – Spiritual Director Monsignor Dan O’Riordan. Fly from Cork Airport. Details from Premier Travel (021) 4277700

v      REFUND OF TAX: Letters were sent recently to people whose support for the Parish exceeded the threshold for a refund of income tax (€250). Thank you to those who have replied. We urge anybody who has not yet replied to do so as soon as possible

v      LOS ZARGOS PITCH: Circus on Monday (7.30) & Tuesday (4.30 & 7.30)

v      IRISH CANCER SOCIETY is offering a free transport service to patients undergoing treatment in CUH, Kerry General & the Mercy UniversityHospital inCork. For more information please contact Gail at (01)2310566.



Saturday 10th May:      First Holy Communion in Cullen

Saturday 17th May:      First Holy Communion in Millstreet

Saturday 24th May:      First Holy Communion for Cloghoula

Friday 30th May:          Mass in Tubrid Well at 8.00p.m.









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