Parish Newsletter – 5th October 2014

Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time – 5th October, 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:

RECENT DEATHS: Dick Tarrant, Coachford & Coole

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 4th October:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Patrick & Kathleen O’Flynn, West End & their son, Charles
Ballydaly Vigil 7.30p.m.                    Nora Dennehy, Gneeves

Sunday 5th October:                                                                      

Cullen     10.15 a.m.                           Harvest Mass

                                                                Hannah & Matthew Murphy, Lisnaboy Upper           Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                           Kathleen, Nora Mary & Jer Lane, Ballinatona

Anniversaries:                            Martin Moran, Ballyvouskil; Peter Desmond, Pound Hill; Jack O’Sullivan, Coalpits; Mary Dineen, Laharn; Jerry O’Donoghue, Fethard & Cahirbarnagh; Judy Hurley, England & Boherbue; Gerald Cronin, Boherbue.


Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 11th October:                            

Millstreet  6.30 p.m.                          Do this in Memory Enrolment Mass

Sunday 12th October:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Betty Keogh (nee Herlihey) Naas & Cahirbarnagh                                                     (recently deceased)

Cullen      10.15 am.                         Do this in Memory Enrolment Mass

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         Dan Cronin, Pound Hill



Mass on Tuesday (Private Intention) at 10.00a.m.

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

Mass on Thursday (Private Intention) at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Millstreet Active Retired 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 Tuesday night at 8.00p.m.

BALLYDALY CHURCH: To celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Fr. Sean Tucker’s ordination Mass will be celebrated in Ballydaly Church on next Monday 6th October at 7.30p.m. followed by refreshments in Ballydaly Hall. Everybody welcome.

Rotas for Next Weekend 11th/12th October





6.30 p.m. Padraig Creedon Group B
  11.30 a.m. Michael Cashman


9.00 a.m. Denis O’Brien Group B


10.15 a.m. Julianne O’Brien Group B


CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (12th): Willie O’Connell

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Joan Mullane, Ardnageeha (recently deceased)

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.

  1. JOSEPH’S YOUNG PRIESTS SOCIETY: You are invited to the celebration of Mass with Bishop Ray Browne on Saturday 11th October at 1.30p.m. in St. James Church, Killorglin followed by Seminar on the family with keynote speaker David Quinn. Hosted by St. Joseph’s Young Priests Society Diocese of Kerry.


Enrolment for children making their First Holy Communion in 2015 will take place during Vigil Mass in Millstreet on next Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th in Cullen at 10.15a.m. All parents/guardians are asked to participate in this programme.

Community Notices

  • THANK YOU from Millstreet Pipe Band to everyone who supported their recent Church gate collection.
  • MILLSTREET GRAMOPHONE CIRCLE will meet in the Canon O’Donovan Centre next Friday (10th) at 8.15p.m. Presenter is Nora Burke, Kanturk.
  • ANNUAL LEGION OF MARY PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK SHRINE: Sunday 28th Price for Bus: €20. Contact Patricia (087) 9048659
  • AUBANE COMMUNITY CENTRE: Aubane community alert launches their text alert on 8th October at 8.30p.m. All welcome.
  • DROMTARIFFE ICA will host a talk by DJ Murphy Garden Centre on Tuesday night 14th October at 8.30p.m.
  • ANAM CARA will hold its monthly Parent Evening on Tuesday 14th October at 7.30p.m. in Recovery Haven, Tralee. Anam Cara Services are available free of charge to all bereaved parents.
  • KERRY FRIENDS OF MELANOMA AWARENESS: Sunday 12th October at the INEC Killarney Q14 (Tralee based band) will play their official launch gig to help generate funds for this worthy cause.
  • MEDJUJORGE EVENING at the Church of the Resurrection, Killarney on Friday 10th Rosary a 7.00p.m. followed by Mass at 7.30p.m. Celebrant: Fr. Jim Lenihan.
  • BANTEER PLOUGHING 50th ANNIVERSARY BOOK LAUNCH in Glen Theatre at 8.30p.m. on Friday 10th
  • AL-ANON open meeting will take place in the GAA Hall on Wednesday 8th October at 8.30p.m. If you are concerned about someone else’s drinking this meeting could be helpful to you.

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