Parish Newsletter – 8th February, 2015

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 8th February, 2015
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: John O’Sullivan, Clara Road; John Price, late of Minor Row & Canada.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 7th February:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Jeremiah & Hannah Kelleher, Toorenbawn

Sunday 8th February:                  

Ballydaly  9.00 a.m.                            Michael & Theresa Herlihy, Cahirbarnagh

Cullen     10.15 a.m.                           John J. Murphy, Lisnaboy        

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                        Agnes Kiely, The Bridge

Anniversaries:                            Maurice Murray-O’Callaghan, The Square; Fr. Denis Manley; Mary Cronin, Main Street; Julia Duggan, Claraghatlea; Joan Horgan, Kilmeedy; Annie Murphy, Aubane; Mary O’Sullivan, Aubane; Meg Kelleher, Aubane; Vincent, William & Elizabeth McSweeney, Flintfield; Denis Murphy, Coolinarne; Tade Corkery, Dooneen; Pat Buckley, Cahirbarnagh; Jack Collins, Ballincollig; Kathleen O’Mahony, Clonakilty; Nora & Denis O’Sullivan, Inches.


Mass Intentions for next week-end:

Saturday 14th February:                            

Millstreet  6.30 p.m.                         Pauline Lyons, Dooneen                   

Sunday 15th February:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                          Nellie White, Tubber                                           

Cullen      10.15 am.                         Mary O’Mahony, Meenagloherane

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         Donal & Nora Murphy, Killarney Road

& Nora Horgan (nee Murphy), Cork.


Millstreet Church: Mass times this week – unless there is a funeral

Mass on Monday for Mary Cronin, Main Street at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Joan Duggan, West End (recently deceased) at 7.30p.m.

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

Mass on Thursday for Julia O’Callaghan, Tullig (recently deceased) at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Patrick & Kitty McCarthy, Donoughmore & James & Julia Cotter. Mill View 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


Rotas for Next Weekend 14th/15th February





6.30 p.m. Eimear Buckley Group D
  11.30 a.m. Ronan Galvin


9.00 a.m. Deirdre McAuliffe Group D


10.15 a.m. Dominic Cronin Group A

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (15th): Pat Ryan

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Mary, Neily & Eddie O’Sullivan, Lyreaoune.

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

DO THIS IN MEMORY: The next night of the special Parish based programme for parents and children preparing for First Holy Communion is taking place next weekend   during Vigil Mass in Millstreet next Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th in Cullen at 10.15a.m. All parents/guardians are asked to participate in this programme.

CONFIRMATION MEETING: Parents/guardians of all children receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation this year are invited to a meeting on Monday night next 9th February in Millstreet GAA Hall at 8.00p.m. This meeting will be facilitated by Eileen Doyle from the Kerry Diocesan Pastoral Team. Confirmation will take place on Wednesday 29th April at 3.30p.m.

KERRY DIOCESAN PASTORAL PLAN 2010-2015: A number of listening/gatherings are taking place in the Diocese over the next few months. Our Pastoral area has an opportunity to attend on Tuesday 24th February in Teach Iosagain, Rathmore at 8.00p.m. This meeting will be facilitated by the Diocesan Pastoral Team. Everyone welcome.

Community Notices

  • REACH OUT CANCER SUPPORT GROUP will meet in Millstreet Parish Centre on Thursday (12th) at 10.30a.m. All welcome.
  • MILLSTREET DAY CARE CENTRE: Annual Church Gate Collection next weekend. Please give generously.
  • THANK YOU from Millstreet Camogie Club to everyone who supported their recent Church Gate Collection.
  • SLIABH LUACHRA CYCLING CLUB will hold a registration and information night for juveniles & their parents on Wednesday 18th February at 7.30p.m. in Teach Iosagain Rathmore.
  • CULLEN HEART RESPONSE TEAM (Defibrillator Group): All members of the public are invited to attend a meeting on Tuesday 10th in the Community Centre at 8.00p.m. Please attend.
  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS: Annual Sponsored weigh-in continues every Monday night. Zumba fitness classes at 8.00p.m. All welcome.
  • THANK YOU from Cullen Pipe Band to everyone who supported their recent race night fundraiser in anyway.
  • ARTHRITIS IRELAND will run a 6 week course commencing on Thursday 9th April in the E-Centre, Millstreet. Limited places – contact Margaret Crean on (087) 2212864.
  • IHCPT LOURDES PILGRIMAGE: Thank you to everyone who took part in the recent table quiz. Total raised €1,894. Final fundraising event for the 5th years going to Lourdes at Easter 2015 with a bake sale on nest Saturday 14th in Parish Centre after 6.30p.m. Mass.

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