Parish Newsletter: 13th July 2014


Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 13th 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: Fr. Batt Desmond, Carriganima; Christy Philpott, Ballydaly; Billy O’Leary, Drishane Rod.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 12th July:

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

Sunday 13th July:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Margaret Buckley, Toorbonia &

the deceased members of the Buckley Family

Cullen 10.15 a.m. Bridget Hickey, Mologhroe

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

Anniversaries: Patrick O’Sullivan, Dooneen; Breeda Hickey, Claraghatlea; Michael Cleary, Murphy’s Terrace; Mary Kiely, Liscahane; James, Anna & Betty Manley, Church Street; Jack Murphy, Church Street; Nora Kelleher, Kilmeedy Upper; Joe O’Mahony, Liscahane; Nora Twomey, Ivale; Margaret Casey, San Francisco; Jer & Abby Moynihan, Ballydesmond.

Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 19th July:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Julia McSweeney, Flintfield

Sunday 20th July:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Breeda Hickey, Claraghatlea

Cullen 10.15 am. Deceased members of the O’Sullivan Family,


Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Frank Reen Snr. Main Street


Millstreet Church:

Mass on Monday for James, Anna & Betty Manley, Church Street at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Mary Kiely, Liscahane at 10.00a.m.

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

Mass on Thursday for Nora Kelleher, Kilmeedy Upper at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Patsy Tarrant, Coole 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.

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

Rotas for Next Weekend 19th/20th July







6.30 p.m.

Tim Linehan

Group D

11.30 a.m.

Sr. Peter Fahy


9.00 a.m.

Denis O’Brien

Group E


10.15 a.m.

Patricia Murphy

Group E

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (20th): Sean Hickey

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Peter Cronin, Knockduff

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. The box will be then placed on the Adoration Chapel so that people attending can pray for them. New adorers welcome contact Mary on (087) 6805448

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.

VOCATIONS: “Looked at in the wrong way nature can be a substitute for God. Thisis because relative beauty can be jealous of absolute beauty.” Priesthood? Contact Vocations Director Fr. Liam Lovell – <email> or (087)1640967 or Bishop Ray Browne: <email>

Community Notices

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION: Annual Harvest Afternoon – Laitiaran Sunday 20th July. All offers of help appreciated.

  • CATHOLIC GRANDPARENT’S ASSOCIATION:Pilgrimage to Knock on Sunday 14th September. Bookings for the Diocese of Kerry Pilgrimage can be made from the 1st September at John Paul II Pastoral Centre, Killarney. Phone: (064) 6632644.

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

  • DUHALLOW CYCLING SPORTIVE: Saturday 26th July in conjunction with IRD Duhallow & The Corkman. Details & register:

  • 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

  • PULSEWAVE IRELAND: Offering Bpro medically approved non-invasive heart & artery screening in The Killarney Court Hotel on Thursday 17th July. For appointments contact: (087) 7151623 or

  • ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: A Day of Empowerment through Prayer & Healing with Joe Dalton, Catholic Lay Evangelist on 19th July at 10.00a.m. Booking essential. For details (066) 7134276 or <email>

  • MILLSTREET SUMMER FESTIVAL 2014: A fun filled weekend – Friday 25th July Karaoke Idol in Wallis Arms; Saturday 26th European juggling Parade at 2.00p.m. with GAA Family Fun evening at 5.30p.m; Sunday 27th July Trike drifting at 2.00p.m.; Soap box race & street traditional music.

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