Parish Newsletter – 26th July 2015

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 26th July 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: Kathleen Murphy, Murphy’s Terrace; Eileen Buckley, Coachford & Ballydaly

Mass Intentions this Week-end: Saturday 25th July: Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Denis Kelleher, Clondrohid
Sunday 26th July:Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Joan Guerin, Knocknagullane
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Margaret O’Mahony, Knocknageeha & her daughter Theresa Twomey, Rathcoole
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Marie Healy, Curracahill

Anniversaries: Gillian Hartnett, Clara Road; Nicholas & Mona Pomeroy, Clara; Peg Casey & Sheila Casey, Clara; Jackie Lane, Aubane; Michael J. Kelleher, Aubane; John Tarrant, Liscreagh; Patrick Dineen, Carrigacooleen; Liam O’Driscoll, Lackabawn; Julia McSweeney, Flintfield; Edmond Coffey, Macroom Road; James Kelleher, Pound Hill; Danny Joe Cotter, Murphy’s Terrace; Baby Jamie Walsh, Meenagloherane; Catherine Holmes, Nenagh; Jerh & Abbie Moynihan, Ballydesmond.

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 1st August:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Michael O’Sullivan, Rathduane

Sunday 2nd August:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Joe White, Tubber

Cullen 10.15a.m. Donagh Hickey, Eagloune

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Peg & Bill Dunne, Murphy’s Terrace


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

Mass on Monday for Edmond Coffey, Macroom Road at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Ned Carroll, Tullig 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 Timothy & Nora Kelleher, Lislehane at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Saturday for Sheila McSweeney, Murphy’s Terrace (recently deceased) at 10.00a.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 1st/2nd August







6.30 p.m.

Deirdre Meade

Group E

11.30 a.m.

Raymond Gilbourne


9.00 a.m.

Eileen Guerin

Group D


10.15 a.m.

Liam Fitzgerald

Group D

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (2nd August): Dan O’Sullivan

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for (Private Intention)

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

LEGION OF MARY: Meeting on Tuesday night in The Parish Centre at 8.00p.m.

NATIONAL PILGRIMAGE TO CROAGH PATRICK: Reek Sunday 26th July. Confessions on Summit from 7.30a.m.-2.00p.m. Mass on Summit every half hour from 8.00a.m.-2.00p.m.

MILLSTREET CHURCH COLLECTORS for August: Group 3. Vigil collectors: S. Lane, C. O’Shea, N & Dr. P. Casey. 11.30a.m. N. Collins, P. Healy, J. Doody, B. Murphy & C. Healy.

CATHOLIC YOUNG ADULTS CONFERENCE entitled “Mary went in haste” will be held in All Hallows College, Dublin on 29th & 30th August. It is open to young adults between 18 and 40. The Legion of Mary in the Kerry Diocese wish to sponsor 2 young people to attend. For more information please contact Patricia O’Donoghue (087) 9048659

Community Notices

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION: Annual old time thrashing & vintage display on this Sunday 26th July. Fun for all the family. Live music by Tim O’Riordan & Natural Gas.

  • CULLEN YOUNG AT HEART: Gala Evening Out at Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney on Tuesday 28th July. Dinner followed by entertainment & dancing with Brendan Shine. Bus departs from Cullen Church at 5.45p.m. Limited number of seats available on bus. Please contact any committee member to book a place.

  • MILLSTREET TIDY TOWNS will hold their annual Church gate collection next weekend. Your support is appreciated.

  • YOUTH 2000 SUMMER FESTIVAL: 13th-16th August, 2015 in the Cistercian College, Roscrea for young people between 16 & 35. For more information & book online (01) 6753690 or

  • CHURCH GATE COLLECTION for Knocknagree Ladies Football Club in Cullen next Sunday 2nd August.

  • IRD DUHALLOW: Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 29th July at the James O’Keeffe Institute at 8.00p.m.

  • RATHMORE COMMUNITY MARKET: every Saturday 11.00 – 2.00p.m.

  • LOUGH DERG: Last of the 3 day Pilgrimage on 13th August. Details on or (071) 9861518

  • THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK: A friend is one who knows everything about you – and still likes you.

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