Millstreet Parish Newsletter – Sunday 6th July 2014


Fourteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time 6th July, 2014

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:             Mick Lehane, Millstreet & Cardiff; Zoe Scannell, Abbeyfeale; Margaret Joyce (nee Horgan), Killarney Road, Millstreet; Fr. John Brendan O’Hare, Cloughoula & Florida; Fr. B. Desmond, Carriganima.


Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 5th July:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Teresa Murphy, Minor Row & Knocknakilla

Sunday 6th July:                  

Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                            Nora Horgan, Ballydaly                     

Cullen      10.15 a.m.                           Baby Jamie Walsh, Meenagloherane         

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Mary & Denis Sheehan, Tanyard Wood

Anniversaries:                             Frank Reen Snr., Main Street; Tim Kiely, The Bridge; Paddy O’Connell, Dooneen & London; Eugene O’Connell, Dooneen; Eileen Cronin, Dromnahilla; Patrick Murphy, Flintfield; Bunny Morley, Lislehane.

Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 12th July:                              

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          Jack & Joan Healy, Minor Row                        

Sunday 13th July:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Margaret Buckley & the deceased members

of the Buckley Family, Toorbonia                        

Cullen       10.15 am.                            Bridget Hickey, Mologhroe

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                           Judy & Michael O’Riordan, Kippagh

Millstreet Church:

Mass on Monday for Charles & Hannah Barry, Murphy’s Terrace at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Sean O’Connor, Kippagh (recently deceased) at 7.30p.m.

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

Mass on Thursday at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Kathleen & Kevin Hickey, Shanaknuck at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Saturday for Patricia Kelly, Coomlogane (recently deceased) at 10.00.a.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.


LEGION OF MARY meeting in Parish Centre on Monday night at 8.00p.m

Rotas for Next Weekend 12th13th July





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


  9.00 a.m. Eileen Guerin Group D


10.15 a.m. Dominic Cronin Group D

CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (13th): Jerry O’Sullivan  

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Bunny & Christy Morley, Lislehane

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


YOUTH & PASTORAL MINISTRY COURSES:  The Diocese of Kerry are offering both of these courses to adults interested in developing the knowledge & skills to work with young people (Youth Ministry Course) and to those wanting to become more involved in parish life (Pastoral Ministry Course).  Details from Parish Office.

KERRY DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES are holding a “Night at the Dogs” on Friday 11th July at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium, Tralee to help raise funds to defray travel costs for our Lourdes Helpers.  Without our helpers we would not be able to bring the 50 or so pilgrims who need assistance to Lourdes each year.  Tickets cost €10.  Tickets can be purchased on the night at the Track or in advance by contacting Angie Kissane (087) 1311608.  Your support would be greatly appreciated.


Community Notices


MILLSTREET COMMUNITY HOSPITAL:  Annual Church Gate Collection next weekend (12th/13th) in Millstreet. Your continued support is appreciated.

CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION:  Annual Harvest Afternoon – Laitiaran Sunday 20th July.  All offers of help appreciated.  Committee meeting Monday 14th July at 8.00p.m.

HISTORICAL VISIT TO VALENTIA ISLAND:  Kerry Archeological & Historical Society Field outing to Valentia Island will take place on Sunday 13th July, led by Michael Lyne.  The outing will include visits to the Tetrapod site, Cable Station, Slate Quarry & Grotto.  Meet at the Skellig Interpretative Centre Car Park at 2.30.m.  All welcome.

ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Saturday 19th July (10a.m-5p.m) – A Day of Empowerment thro’ Prayer & Healing with Joe Dalton, Catholic Lay Evangelist.  Book essential (066) 7134276 or email:  <email>.

CERTIFCATE IN SPIRTIUALITY COURSE:  will be run in Ardfert Retreat Centre this Autumn.  It is designed for adults to share the Word of God in family life, parish life & the wider community.  Further details from Ardfert Centre (066) 7134276 or email: <email>

LOUGH DERG: Daily boats to the island until 13th August.  For details on Kerry/Lough Derg return bus service contact Tim at (068) 21707

YOUTH 2000 SUMMER FESTIVAL in Cistercian College, Roscrea between 14th & 17th August.  For young people aged between 16 & 35 years.  For more information & to book online: or phone (01) 6753690

IRD DUHALLOW:  LEADER Rally on Wednesday 9th July at 1.30p.m. in Dublin. IRD would welcome support from all communities   For details contact Helen or Yvonne (029) 60633.

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