Parish Newsletter – 6th September 2015

Twenty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time – 6th September, 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: Joan O’Reilly, Whitechurch

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 5th September: Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Connie Hickey, Main Street

Sunday 6th September:  Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Dannie & Peggy O’Sullivan, Two Gneeves Cullen 10.15 a.m. Timothy, David & Nora Twomey, Knockduff Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Dan Cronin, Pound Hill

Anniversaries: John Cronin, Lackabawn; Neily Dennehy, Lackabawn; Joan O’Shea, Coole; Jim Wall, Station Road; Christopher Dennehy, Church Street; Denny McCarthy, Kilmeedy; Michael Casey, Toorenbawn; Michael Murphy, Cahirbarnagh; Jeremiah O’Leary, Toorbonia; Julia Buckley, Lislehane; Dan Murphy, Farnanes; Nora McAuliffe, Laharn, Boherbue; Michael Collins, Fedamore.

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 12th September:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Neily Dennehy, Lackabawn

Sunday 13th September:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m.

Cullen 10.15a.m. Tim & Hannah Ring, Mologhroe

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Eddie O’Mahony, Murphy’s Terrace


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

Mass on Monday for Nora Dennehy, Gneeves at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for John Kelleher, Adrivale at 10.00a.m.

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

Mass on Thursday for Jim Wall, Station Road at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Michael & Mary Collins, Fedamore 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. 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

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

CONFESSIONS: Every Saturday in Millstreet Church 12.30p.m.-1.00p.m.

Rotas for Next Weekend 12th/13th September







6.30 p.m.

Eimear Buckley

Group B

11.30 a.m.

Eileen O’Sullivan


9.00 a.m.

Maeve O’Sullivan

Group F


10.15 a.m.

Ann Murphy

Group C

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (13th): Jerry O’Sullivan

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for The Deceased members of the Regan Family, Nohovaldaly

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION every Thursday in Cullen Church 10.00am. – 7.00p.m.

LECTIO DIVINA: On Monday 7th September a meeting will be held on the “Lectio Divina” method of reflection on the Sunday Gospel in the Parish Centre at 8.00p.m. All welcome.

ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Certificate in Spirituality will run in the autumn for adults to share the Word of God in family life, parish life & the wider community.

NATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS 2015 (Knock): The congress will be held on 26th & 27th Sept. Full programme of talks, workshops & prayer. Dedicated Youth programme. Admission free. All welcome. Details on

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET ACTIVE RETIRED: Registration night on Tuesday 15th September in Canon O’Donovan Centre between 7.00 & 8.00p.m. New members welcome.

  • MILLSTREET TIDY TOWNS: In this year’s Litter Awareness Campaign Millstreet was awarded 2nd place in their category. Many thanks to all who volunteered during the summer months to keep our town clean.

  • SOCIAL DANICNG LESSONS for beginners will commence in the Parish Centre (adjacent to Millstreet Church) on Thursday night next (10th) at 9.00p.m.

  • CULLEN PIPE BAND wishes to thank everyone who supported their recent Church Gate collection. Enrolling of new members will take place at 8.00p.m. in The Band Room on Wednesday nights during September. For further details contact (087) 2347651.

  • VOCATIONS AFTERNOON on Saturday 12th September at The Poor Clare Sisters, College Road. The vocations afternoon will be from 2-4.30p.m. Further details from

  • IRD DUHALLOW WALKS: 8th Sept – Mullagherierick; 9th Sept Island Wood; 10th Sept Source of Blackwater; 15th Sept Mount Hillary & 17th Sept Clara Mountain. To register contact Sheila (029) 60633.

  • MONASTIC VOCATION: The Carmelite Sisters, Delgany, Co. Wicklow, invite woman who wish to explore a monastic vocation to join them between 18th & 20th Sept. Further details from: <email>

  • GNEEVEGUILLA A.C. will commence training in October.

  • BALLYDALY HALL: Set dancing will re-commence on Wednesday 16th Sept at 8.30p.m. A 4 week course for beginners will also start on the same night at 7.30p.m. All welcome – further details from Kathleen (087) 2846906

  • COFFEE EVENING in aid of Marymount Hospice in Ballydaly Hall on Friday 18th September between 8.00 & 10.00p.m.

  • AUBANE COMMUNITY CENTRE: Set dancing will commence on 21st Sept

  • MILLSTREET GAA: Clothes collection on next Monday between 9.00 & 12.00

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