Parish Newsletter – 29th November, 2015 – First Sunday of Advent

First Sunday of Advent – 29th November, 2015
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P. Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948
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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:

RECENT DEATHS: Mary Scanlon, Killarney Road; Nell Donnelly, Derragh.

Saturday 28th November:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m
. Mass for those who have died in the Parish during the past 12 months
Sunday 29
th November:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m.
Peter Murphy, Rathduane
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Peg & Eugene Cronin, Cullen
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. John & Mary Murphy, Laharn, Boherbue

Anniversaries: Joan Healy, Minor Row; Philip Cronin & the deceased members of the Cronin Family, Pound Hill; Denis O’Shea, Pound Hill; Margaret O’Byrne, West End; Dan & Ellen Harrington & Pat Burke, Knocknakilla; Daniel & Julia Guerin, Ballydaly; Joan Corbett, Knocknageeha; John & Mary Naughton, Ahane; Kit & Ned Cremin, Coalpits; William Coughlan, Aglish; Esther Cannon, Tanyard & Liverpool; Martin Healy, Carriganima; Michael & Mary Kiely, Dungarvan.

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 5th December:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. Margaret Reen, Main Street

Sunday 6th December:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Kathleen Mulcahy, Annagloor

Cullen 10.15a.m. Maura Cronin, Knockduff

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Tade Corcoran, Coolikerane

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

Mass on Monday for Ann Cronin, Clara Road (recently deceased) at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Philip Cronin, Pound Hill at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday for Margaret O’Connor, Kilmeedy at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Daniel & Julia Cronin, Ballydaly at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Mary Dennehy, Cloghoulamore 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.

LECTIO DIVINA method of reflection on the Sunday Gospels will take place during the Advent season. The first meeting will take place on this Monday 23rd November, in the Sacristy.

Rotas for Next Weekend 5th/6th December







6.30 p.m.

Dr. Pat Casey

Group D

11.30 a.m.

Liam Burke


9.00 a.m.

Dan O’Riordan

Group C


10.15 a.m.

Tom O’Riordan

Group G

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (6th): Conor Morley

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Michael & Margaret Murphy, Rathcoole & Pat & Eily Morris, Cork.

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

DIOCESAN COLLECTION: Next weekend (5th/6th): Diocesan Youth Service


MILLSTREET CHURCH COLLECTORS for December: 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.

FIRST FRIDAY CALLS Fr. Fitzgerald will make calls for the month of December during the coming week.

DIVINE MERCY ADVENT NOVENA commencing in Millstreet Church this Sunday & continuing for the 4 Sunday’s of Advent at 3.00p.m.

ST JOHN’S CHURCH, TRALEE will host a talk by Mr. Philip Ryan entitled “Giving witness to our Faith in this Year of Mercy” on Thursday 3rd December at 7.30p.m.

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET CHRISTMAS MARKET: Sunday 29th November in GAA Hall between 12 noon & 5.00p.m.

  • THANK YOU from Millstreet Christmas Lights committee to everyone who contributed to their collection last weekend for our Christmas lights.

  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY COUNCIL will hold a public meeting on Wednesday 2nd December in The Wallis Arms at 8.00p.m. to facilitate the setting up of Text Alert Service in the Millstreet Area. Garda John Crowley & members of the Gardai will be in attendance to answer questions.

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION: Annual Christmas Mass & Party on 5th December at 1.30p.m.

  • CULLEN YOUNG AT HEART: Christmas Luncheon Celebration – Thursday 10th December at Riverside Park Hotel, Macroom. Immediate booking essential. Bus leaving Cullen Church at 12.45p.m.

  • MILLSTREET VINTAGE CLUB: Annual General Meeting on Thursday 10th December in Parish Centre at 8.30p.m. New members welcome

  • MILLSTREET GAA CLUB: Annual General Meeting on Friday next 4th December at 8.00p.m.

  • AUBANE SOCIAL CLUB: Invite you to their Annual Christmas Night on Friday 4th December at 8.30p.m. in the Wallis Arms. Tickets €12 each.

  • MILLSTREET HOSPITAL: Annual 45 Drive in Green Glens Arena on Sunday 6th December at 8.45p.m. sharp

  • CULLEN PIPE BAND will host a bumper Christmas 45 drive on Sunday 13th in Cullen hall at 4.00p.m.

  • ANAM CARA will hold its monthly meeting for bereaved parents will take place on Tuesday 8th at 7.30p.m. in Tralee.

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