* Please note that details of all the Holy Week ceremonies are below
PARISH NEWSLETTER for BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET
Palm Sunday – 29th March, 2015
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P. Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948
Email: <email> www.dioceseofkerry.ie
PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS: MONDAY-TUESDAY- WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY
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 28th March:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Peter Moynihan, Lackadota
Sunday 29th March:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Netta Dennehy, Cloghoula
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Nora & Dan O’Leary, Umeraboy
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. James & Catherine O’Connor, Kilcummin
& their daughter, Betty Smith, Boston.
Anniversaries: Daniel Creedon, Cloghoula; Michael & Mary Buckley, Aubane; Patrick & Lena Buckley, Aubane; Theresa Manley, The Square; John & Mary Ellen Radley, The Square; Ned Buckley, Mill Lane; Denny Twomey, The Bridge; Brendan Kiely, Station Road; Siobhan Moynihan & the deceased members of the Moynihan Family, Tanyard & Cloghoula; John C & Julia O’Leary, Adrivale; Julia O’Connell, Dooneen; Lizzie Buckley, Dooneen; Dan Lyons, Dooneen; Matt & Sheila McCarthy, Claramore; Jack & Tess Murphy, Claramore; Danny Forde, Mologhroe; Christy Hickey & the deceased members of the Hickey Family, Derragh; Peg Forde, Mologhroe; Jerry O’Leary, Knockcahill, Rathcoole; Nora Rea, Kilcorney; Matt Twomey, Brookpark; Conor Buckley, Meenskehy; Noel Gleeson, The Highlands, Glountane; Thomas & Margaret Dennehy, Killarney; James Murphy, Cork.
Mass Intentions for next week-end:
Saturday 4th April:
Millstreet 9.00 p.m. Easter Vigil – Mass for People of the Parish
Sunday 5th April:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m.
Cullen 10.15 am. Mass for People of the Parish
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Timmy O’Connor, Dooneen
Millstreet Church: Mass times for this week, unless there is a funeral.
Mass on Monday for Brendan Kiely, Station Road at 7.30p.m.
Mass on Tuesday for Kathleen Kelleher, Lackabawn (recently deceased) at 7.30p.m.
Mass on Wednesday for Danny Forde, Mologhroe at 10.00a.m.
DIVINE MERCY NOVENA will commence after Good Friday ceremonies and will continue at 3.00p.m. each day in the Church.
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament on Tuesday from 10.30a.m. to 10.30p.m. and on Wednesday from 10.30a.m. to 8.30p.m (please note change of time this week). 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. Each Tuesday & Wednesday the box will be placed on the altar for Mass and then placed in the Adoration Chapel so that people attending can pray for them
MILLSTREET CHURCH COLLECTORS for the month of April: Group 3. Vigil Mass: S. Lane, C.O’Shea, N. Casey & Dr. P. Casey. 11.30a.m. N. Collins, P. Healy, J. Doody, B. Murphy & C. Healy.
MILLSTREET CHURCH ALTAR SOCIETY for 5th & 12th April Group C
CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (5th April): Jerome Ryan.
There will be no Exposition in Cullen on Holy Thursday 2nd April or Thursday 9th
COMMUNION CALLS TO THE SICK AND HOUSEBOUND: Fr. Fitzgerald will make calls for the month of April during the coming week.
DO THIS IN MEMORY: The next night of the special Parish based programme for parents and children preparing for First Holy Communion will take place on Thursday at the Holy Thursday Mass in Cullen at 6.30p.m. and in Millstreet at 8.00p.m. All parents/guardians are asked to participate in this programme.
CHRISM MASS: The Chrism Mass will take place this year in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Killarney at 7.30p.m. on Tuesday 31st March. This is a solemn occasion during which the oils, used for the celebration of the sacraments throughout the diocese, are blessed. The ceremony also provides an opportunity for priests to renew their promises. All are invited to come to the celebration of the Mass and refreshments will be available afterwards in St. Brendan’s College refectory.
KERRY DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGES: 10th-18th May Msgr Dan O’Riordan will be the Spiritual Director for a Pilgrimage to Fatima. Details from Maureen (066)7131328.
June 2015: Pilgrimage to the Holy Land (8th-18th June). Spiritual director: Fr. John Newman. Cotact Micheal for details (086) 8337681
In preparation for Easter a Penitential Service will be held in Millstreet Church on Wednesday 1st April from 7.30 to 8.30p.m. The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed in the Church for that hour. Visiting priests will be available for Confessions.
- CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEED ASSOCIATION wishes to thank everyone who supported the very successful weigh-in this year.
- AUBANE SOCIAL CLUB: Annual Good Friday Table Quiz on 3rd April at 8.30p.m. Teams of 4 – €40. U-18’s half price.
- 40th ANNIVERSARY of Aubane Social Club on Saturday 18th April in The Riverside Park Hotel, Macroom. Tickets available from committee members
- MILLSTREET FEILE CHEOIL: Sunday 12th April in Millstreet Community School. Commencing at 11.30
- ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of The Cork North West Branch of MS Ireland on this Sunday (29th) in James O’Keeffe, Institute, Newmarket at 2.00pm
- YOUTH 2000 IRELAND: will hold a youth retreat in St. Brendan’s College, Killarney on 24th – 26th Details at the back of each Church.
- PARISH OFFICE will be closed on Good Friday (3rd) – please ensure all notices for newsletter are submitted by 12p.m. on Thursday (2nd)
Holy Week CEREMONIES 2015
We invite you to enter into the spirit of Holy Week by joining us for the Holy Week Ceremonies which celebrate the anniversaries of the events of the Passion, death and Resurrection of Our Lord. They are taking place at the following times:
BALLYDALY Cullen Millstreet
Holy Thursday 6.30 p.m. 8.00p.m.
(Mass of the Lord’s Supper)
Good Friday —— 6.30p.m. 3.00p.m.
(The Lord’s Passion)
Polish Community – Blessing of Food 2.00p.m.
(Easter Vigil) 9.00p.m.
Altar of Repose
After Mass until After Mass until
|Holy Thursday||After Mass As announced|
|Good Friday||After The Liturgy of the Word|
|Holy Saturday||12.30 to 1.00 p.m.|
Stations of the Cross
|Good Friday||8.00p.m. 8.00p.m.|
Millstreet Ballydaly Cullen
|Holy Thursday8.00 p.m.||Tim Linehan||Patricia Murphy|
|Good Friday||3.00p.m.Margaret Kelleher(readings)
Joe Kelly (N)
Liam Flynn (O)
Liam Fitzgerald (N)
Noreen Meade (O)
|Holy Saturday9.00 p.m.||Padraig CreedonSharon LaneCatriona Kelleher
|Easter Sunday||Michael Cashman(11.30a.m.)||Maeve O’Sullivan||Marie Morley|
|Holy Thursday 8.00 p.m.||Group BOf Vigil Mass
|Group A: M. O’Leary & F. O’Connor|
|Good Friday3.00 p.m.||Group BOf 11.30 Mass
|6.30p.m.Group B: K.O’Sullivan & J. O’Donoghue|
|Holy Saturday9.00 p.m.||Group COf Vigil Mass|
|Easter Sunday||Group COf 11.30 Mass||Group B||Group C: K. Mullane & Ml. Forde|
Should you be unable to attend the above ceremonies, please exchange with someone else.
MINISTERS OF THE EUCHARIST:
On Holy Thursday night, April 2nd, there will be a re-commissioning Ceremony for the Ministers of the Eucharist in all Churches. All Ministers are asked to make a special effort to attend.