Parish Newsletter – 6th December, 2015

Second Sunday of Advent – 6th December, 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:  Peadar Cremin, Adare; Eileen O’Callaghan, Dromagh; Margaret Mary Dennehy-Gleves, Cullen & Birmingham.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 5th December:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m
.                  Margaret Reen, Main Street
Sunday 6th December:
Ballydaly  9.00 a.m.                           
Kathleen Mulcahy, Annagloor
Cullen     10.15 a.m.                         Maura Cronin, Knockduff
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         Tade Corcoran, Coolikerane

Anniversaries: Denis & Fr. Michael Cashman, Tullig; Maurice & Mary Fitzgerald, Cloghoula; Mary Dennehy, Cloghoulamore; Denis Buckley, Mountleader;Bobby Cronin, The Rectory; Daniel O’Connell, West End; Nora Murphy, Killarney Road; Cornelius Duggan, Claraghatlea; Pat O’Connell, Tullig; Denis & Catherine Kelleher, Killowen; Con Buckley, Dooneen; John & Elizabeth Cahill, Coolikerane; Jack Kelleher, Dromsicane; Tony Veart, Ahane; Francie Herlihy, Glountane; Anna Dimmock, London & Aubane; Brian O’Dea, Carrigaline & London; Mary McCormick, Umeraboy & Clonakilty; Noreen O’Keeffe-Finn, Millstreet & Dromina.



Monday 7th December:                            

Millstreet  7.30 p.m.                         Elizabeth Moore, Liscreagh                              

Tuesday 8th December:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Mass for People of the Parish

Cullen       10.15a.m.                           Deceased members of the O’Sullivan Family,                                                                 Ardnageeha

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         Denis Cashman & Fr. Michael Cashman, Tullig


Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 12th December:                            

Millstreet  6.30 p.m.                         Denis & Kitty O’Sullivan, Rathduane

Sunday 13th December:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Pat, Margaret & Dan O’Connor, Ballydaly

Cullen       10.15a.m.                           Patie & Julie Hickey, Mologhroe                    

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         Tom Cronin, Coolinarne

Rotas for The Feast of the Immaculate Conception





7.30 p.m. Deirdre Meade Group E
  11.30 a.m. Margaret Kelleher


9.00 a.m. Liam Flynn Group D


10.15 a.m. Aisling O’Riordan Group H


Rotas for Next Weekend 12th/13th December





6.30 p.m. Catriona Kelleher Group A
  11.30 a.m. Eileen O’Sullivan


9.00 a.m. Eileen Guerin Group E


10.15 a.m. Tim RIng Group A

Millstreet Church: Mass on Wednesday for Esther Cannon, Tanyard & Liverpool at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Noel Hartnett, Clara Road at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Pat & Patricia Kelly, Coomlogane at 7.30p.m.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament Millstreet: (Please note change of time for this week) Tuesday from 12.30 to 10.30p.m. & Wednesday from 10.30a.m. to 10.30p.m.

CULLEN CHURCH: Collectors Tuesday Willie O’Connell & Sunday Jerome Ryan.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION CULLEN: Please note change of day for this week only. Adoration on Tuesday 8th between 11.00a.m. & 7.00p.m.

DO THIS IN MEMORY: The next night of the special Parish based programme for First Holy Communion children & parents is taking place next weekend during Vigil Mass in Millstreet next Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th in Cullen at 10.15a.m LECTIO DIVINA continues on Monday night at 8.15p.m. in The Sacristy.

DIVINE MERCY ADVENT NOVENA: in Millstreet Church this Sunday at 3.00p.m.

MILLSTREET ALTAR SOCIETY: for 13th & 20th December: Group C

YEAR OF MERCY: The Holy Door of Mercy will be opened at a special Mass in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Killarney on Sunday 13th December at 5.00p.m.

Community Notices

  • BAKE SALE: Saturday 12th December in Parish Centre after Vigil Mass. This is in aid of four 5th year students travelling to Lourdes as helpers at Easter 2016.
  • CULLEN YOUNG AT HEART: Christmas Luncheon Celebration – Thursday 10th December in Macroom. 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 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.
  • AUBANE COMMUNITY CENTRE: Annual Christmas Mass & Party on Friday 11th December at 8.00p.m. All welcome.
  • MILLSTREET TOWN PARK: Annual General Meeting on Friday 15th January, 2016 in Canon O’Donovan Centre at 8.00p.m.
  • FUN TABLE QUIZ in aid of The Alzheimer’s Society on Friday 11th December at Moll Carthy’s Bridge Bar, Kilcorney at 8.00p.m.
  • Church gate collections in aid of St. Vincent de Paul Society will take place on this coming weekend 12th & 13th Dec. 2015 outside Churches in Millstreet, Ballydaly and throughout Duhallow. Your generous support for such a praiseworthy cause is greatly appreciated.



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