Parish Newsletter – 24th April 2016

Fifth Sunday of Easter – 24th April, 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: Sr. Emilie Nagle, Infant Jesus Sister; Judy Burke, Kilnamartyra; Adam Neville, Liscahane.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 23rd April:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Florrie & Nannie O’Donoghue, Lackabawn
Sunday 24th April:
Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                            Mass for People of the Parish
Cullen      10.15 a.m.                          
John & Mary Naughton, Ahane
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Kitty & Arthur Moynihan, Flintfield

Anniversaries: Victor O’Hare, Cloghoulamore; Jeremiah & Bridget O’Connor, Cloghoulabeg; Denis & Abina Lehane, Gneeves; Danny Creedon, Liscahane; John Kelleher, Drishane Road; Frank O’Riordan, Dromsicane; Timothy Corkery, Dooneen; Julia Cronin, Tureencahill.

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 30th April:                             

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          Denis & Nell Hickey, Mill Lane

Sunday 1st May:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Kathleen & Nelius Guerin, Ballydaly

Cullen       10.15a.m.                           Matthew Bradley, Knocknagurrane                 

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Peggy & Connie Lane, Cahirdowney


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

Mass on Monday for Estie Cashman-Manley, England (recently deceased) at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Dan & Mary Breen, Killarney Road at 10.00a.m.

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

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

Mass on Friday for Mary O’Mahony, Cloghoulabeg 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 1st & 8th May:  Group A

Rotas for Next Weekend 30th April/1st May





  6.30 p.m. Marie Kelleher Group E
  11.30  a.m. Sr. Peter Fahy


  9.00 a.m.  Ann Marie Murphy Group C


10.15 a.m. Carmel Fleming Group C

CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (1st): Dan O’Sullivan   

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Patrick Brosnan, Ahane (recently deceased)

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

DIOCESAN COLLECTION: Next weekend: Education of Clergy


MUSIC MINISTRY WITH YOUNG PEOPLE:  Next meeting for Youth Music Ministers will take place on Thursday 28th April at 8.00p.m. in John Paul II Pastoral Centre, Killarney.  The purpose of the meeting is to explore ways of developing a resource for youth music ministry.  For further information contact Tomas Kenny (086) 3683778 or email: <email>

DIOCESE OF KERRY: Course in Youth Pastoral Ministry 2016-2017.  Application forms available in Parish Office

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET PITCH & PUTT: Coaching on Thursday 28th April & Thursday 5th Juveniles 6.00-7.00p.m. Adults 7.00-8.00p.m. All welcome. 
  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY HOSPITAL: Nurses wanted –full time & flexible hours available.  Contact Margaret or Noreen (029) 70050 0r (029) 70003 during office hours.
  • BALLYDALY HALL COMMITTEE wishes to thank everyone who supported their recent Church Gate Collection.
  • CLOGHOULA N.S. CLOTHES COLLECTION: Any unwanted clothing may be dropped off to the school any day between 10.00a.m & 2.30p.m.
  • CULLEN RACE NIGHT on Sunday 1st May in Fleming’s Bar at 9.00p.m. All proceeds to Cullen Community Centre.
  • CULLEN COMMUNITY CENTRE: Weekly 45 Card Night on Wednesday night’s at 9.00p.m. Refreshments served and all welcome.
  • CULLEN CHOIR: We are looking for new members – practice on Wednesday night at 7.15p.m. in the Church.  All welcome
  • ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Capacitor – Self-care Day: Saturday 30th April from 9.45a.m. to 4.00p.m.  Practical skills for stress management and emotional wellness.  Contact Betty Garnett (087) 8498061. Introduction to Focussing weekend by Fr. Adrian Farrelly O.P. on Friday 13th May to Sunday 15th Contact (066) 7134276
  • DAWN MASS at the source of the Blackwater on Friday 29th Contact Louise (029) 60633
  • MAY DAY 2016: The City, Shrone, Rathmore:  On Sunday 1st May Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Ray Browne in “The City” in Shrone at 1.30p.m.  All welcome.
  • LOUGH DERG JUBILEE YEAR OF MERCY PILGRIMAGE SEASON opens 1st May with one day retreats.  Booking is essential. For details ring: (071) 9861518

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