Parish Newsletter – 11th October, 2015

Twenty Eigth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 11th October, 2015
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: Julia O’Mahony, Ovens & Millstreet

Saturday 10th October:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Jim & Betty Fitzgerald, Murphy’s Terrace
Sunday 11th October:
Ballydaly  9.00 a.m.  
Andrew Guerin, Knocknagullane
Cullen     10.15 a.m. Kathleen O’Sullivan, Ballydaly
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.  Noel Healy, Curracahill & Canon O’Donovan Centre

Anniversaries: Dola O’Byrne, West End; Catherine Theresa Gallagher, Murphy’s Terrace; Hannah Kelleher, Pound Hill; William & Catherine O’Shea, Cockhill; Patrick & Margaret O’Sullivan, Liscreagh & Lackabawn; Bridie Herlihy, Glountane; Jerry O’Donoghue, Fethard & Cahirbarnagh.


Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 17th October:                            

Millstreet  6.30 p.m.                          Dan Buckley, Geararoe                       

Sunday 18th October:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           The Deceased members of the

Carroll Family, Coolinarne

Cullen       10.15a.m.                           Eileen, Tony & Michael Moynihan, Coalpits    

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         Billy O’Shea, Cockhill


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

Mass on Monday for Dola O’Bryne, West End at 10.00a.m.

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

Mass on Wednesday for Catherine Theresa Gallagher, Murphy’s Terrace at 10.00a.m.

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

Mass on Friday for Gerard & Julia Dromey, Murphy’s Terrace 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

MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY: for 18th & 25th October: Group E


Rotas for Next Weekend 17th/18th October





6.30 p.m. Sharon Lane Group B
  11.30 a.m. Sr. Peter Fahy


9.00 a.m. Denis O’Brien Group F


10.15 a.m. Margaret Cooper Group H

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (18th): Jerome Ryan  

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Neily, Peggy & John Joe O’Sullivan, Hollymount.

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.

DIOCESAN COLLECTION next weekend (17th/18th) for Propagation of the Faith.

BALLYDALY COLLECTOR: for next weekend: Jerry Lehane

DROMTARIFFE PARISH presents “Come as you are” – four enlightening evenings with four inspirational speakers during October 2015. Sr. Concilio, founder of Cuan Mhuire, will be the speaker on Thursday 15th October in Derrinagree Church at 8.00p.m. Thursday 22ndOctober speaker: Elma Walsh (mother of the late teen Donal Walsh).

ÓGRA BEO PROGRAMME is a new Youth Ministry Initiative in the diocese. Any adult volunteer interested in developing these programmes please contact Parish Office.

MILLSTREET PARISH FINANCE COUNCIL: Meeting on Monday night at 8.00p.m.

DATES TO TAKE NOTE OF: Mass for those who died in Cullen during the past 12 months – Sunday 8th November at 10.15a.m. Blessing of Graves in Millstreet & Cullen Sunday 8th .Mass for all those who died in the Parish during the past 12 months – Saturday 28th November at 6.30p.m.

Community Notices

  • THANK YOU to everyone who supported the recent Coffee evening in Ballydaly Hall. Total raised in aid of Marymout Hospice: €685
  • BLOOD DONOR CLINIC: The Green Glens Millstreet on Monday next 12th October between 5.00 & 8.30p.m.
  • CORK & KERRY CHARISMATIC RENEWAL CONFERENCE will take place in the Cork International Airport Hotel on 17th & 18th Theme “Eucharistic Amazement”. Main speaker Fr. Jim McManus CSSR & Marie Beirne
  • ONE DAY PREPARATION COURSE for Leaving certificate Honours Oral Irish on Thursday 26th Contact (085)1611573 after 6.00p.m.
  • MILLSTREET GRAMOPHONE CIRCLE this month’s meeting on Friday 16th October at 8.15p.m. in Canon O’Donovan centre. This month’s presenter: Maurice Linehan. All welcome
  • MILLSTREET MUSEUM official re-opening at 7.00p.m. on Wednesday next 14th October preceded by the unveiling of the Carnegie Centenary Plaque. Full details of evening on All welcome
  • ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: “Wethers well & other North Kerry Holy Wells” with Donal Stack on 15th October at 8.00p.m. “The Joy of being a Grandparent” with Joan Barrett 29th October between 10 & 2.00p.m.
  • LIVING LINKS KERRY: Ceremony of Remembrance for those touched by Suicide on Thursday 15th October at 7.30p.m. in The Church of the Resurrection. Refreshments afterwards in the Pastoral Centre.



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