Parish Newsletter – 7th February, 2016

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Year of Mercy: 8th Dec 2015 – 20th Nov 2016

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 7th February, 2016
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: Tadhg Cronin, Ballincollig & Rathcoole; Pat Duggan, Claraghatlea & New York; Eileen Corcoran, West End.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 6th February:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Kathleen O’Riordan, Church Street
Sunday 7th February:
Ballydaly  9.00 a.m.                           
Willie Neenan, Ballydaly
Cullen     10.15 a.m.                           John J. Murphy, Lisnaboy
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         Meg Kelleher, Aubane & Jack Collins, Ballincollig

Anniversaries: Mary Cronin, Main Street; Pat Joe Kelleher, Pound Hill; John & Eileen Duggan, West End; Betsy Murphy, Killarney Road; Julia Duggan, Claraghatlea; Mary Agnes Duggan, Claraghatlea; James & Julia Cotter, Mill Lane; Florrie Moynihan, Lyreaoune; John Hickey, Lisnaboy; Pat Buckley, Cahirbarnagh; Michael Herlihey, Cahirbarnagh; Molly & Pat Murphy, Ballydesmond; Kitty & Patrick McCarthy, Donoughmore; Daniel Scannell, Rylane; Nora & Denis O’Sullivan, Inches; Kathleen O’Mahony, Clonakilty; Catherine Hickey, Cork & Ballydaly.


Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 13th February:                            

Millstreet  6.30 p.m.                         Eileen O’Mahony, Kilmeedy                             

Sunday 14th February:          

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

Cullen       10.15a.m.                           Mary O’Mahony, Meenagloherane               

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         Donal & Nora Murphy, Millstreet &

Mary Horgan (nee Murphy), Cork.

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 13th & 14th February





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. Gillian McCarthy Group E


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

Mass on Monday for Mary Cronin, Main Street at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Julia & Daniel Duggan, Claraghatlea at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday (Ash Wednesday) and distribution of Ashes at 10.00a.m. (People of the Parish) and at 7.30p.m.

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

Mass on Friday for Pat Joe Kelleher, Pound Hill at 7.30p.m.

CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for next weekend (14th): Michael Forde  

Mass on next Wednesday (Ash Wednesday) with blessing & distribution of Ashes at 8.30p.m. for Mary, Neily & Eddie O’Sullivan, Lyreaoune.

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.

LECTIO DIVINA will take place during Lent commencing on this Monday in the Parish Centre at 8.00p.m.

PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL will meet on Monday night at 8.00p.m. in the Sacristy.

  1. SEAMUS O’CONNELL & LUKE’S GOSPEL: To celebrate the Year of Mercy Fr. O’Connell will give two night presentation on Luke’s Gospel. Friday 12th February in KDYS, Killarney & Friday 26th February in St. Brendan’s Pastoral Centre, Tralee. Booking & details from (064) 6632644 or <email>


Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET DAY CARE CENTRE: Annual Church Gate collection will take place next week-end 13th & 14th Your generosity will be much appreciated.
  • THANK YOU to those who assisted and supported the collection for Cork Mental Health foundation. Total collected: €1,116.00
  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION: Annual sponsored weigh-in continues every Monday at 8.00p.m.
  • THANK YOU to all who supported the North Stars Children’s Choir Charity CD for Edel House (Homeless Shelter) Cork. Total donated: €635
  • LITTLE TREASURERS PRE-SCHOOL: If you have booked your child in for the school year 2016/2017 please contact Rena (087) 9262842 to ensure we can accommodate each child.
  • AUBANE SOCIAL CLUB: AGM on Thursday 18th February at 8.30p.m.
  • 1916 HISTORY LECTURE – The Asgard presented by Pat Murphy, volunteer & historian in Tralee Library 9th February at 7.30p.m.
  • ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Year of Mercy – Course of Faith continues each Wednesday at 7.00p.m. Lenten Reflection Day Sunday 14th with Bishop Brendan Comiskey (10.00 – 5.00p.m.)




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