Parish Newsletter – 1st May, 2016

Sixth Sunday of Easter, 1st May, 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: Pat John Cronin, Lisnasheershane; Margaret Mahoney, Carrigaline, Rathmore;  John Callanan, Bishopstown.

Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 30th April:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Denis & Nell Hickey, Mill Lane
Sunday 1st May:
Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                           
Kathleen & Nelius Guerin, Ballydaly
Cullen      10.15 a.m.                           Funeral Mass:  Pat John Cronin, Lisnasheershane
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Peggy & Connie Lane, Cahirdowney

Anniversaries: Kit Desmond, Liscahane; Margaret Barrett, Main Street; Fr. Jerry O’Mahony, Main Street & Diocese of Leeds; Margaret & John McCarthy, Lackabawn;  Joe McSweeney, Killarney Road; Catherine O’Shea, Killowen; Con Keane, Coolikerane; Michael Corbett, Knocknageeha; Matthew Bradley, Knocknageeha;  Julia & James O’Sullivan, Gortavehy; Nora & Peter Healy, Aubane; Patrick O’Callaghan, Aglish; John & Jenny Collins, Dunmanway; Tim O’Riordan, Kanturk; Ellen Scannell, Rylane.

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 7th May:                              

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          Andrew O’Sullivan & the deceased members of

The O’Sullivan Family, Main Street                 

Sunday 8th May:          

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

Cullen       10.15a.m.                           Denis T. & Peg Murphy, Lisnaboy                   Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         Jimmy Cashman, Clara Road

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

There will be no Mass on Monday

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

Mass on Wednesday for Julia Cronin, Tureencahill at 10.00a.m.

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

Mass on Friday for Tom & Abina Radley, The Square

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Tuesday & Wednesday from 10.30a.m. to 10.30p.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Millstreet.    

Rotas for Next Weekend 7th/8th May





  6.30 p.m.  Joe Kelly  Group A
  11.30  a.m. Pat Breen


  9.00 a.m. Brendan O’Sullivan  Group D


10.15 a.m.  Dominic Cronin Group D

CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (8th): Conor Morley   

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Tim & Kitty O’Riordan & Jane & Ian O’Dowling.

Saturday next (7th):  First Holy Communion at 11.00a.m.

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

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

MILLSTREET CHURCH COLLECTORS for May is Group 4. Vigil MassC. Dineen, S. Lane, M. O’Regan & J. Sheehan11.30a.m. G. McSweeney, P. Breen, P. O’Shea, M. McSweeney, Ml O’Riordan. We require additional basket collectors for both Masses in Millstreet please contact the Parish Office if you wish to help. Thank you.

PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL meeting on Tuesday at 8.30p.m in Parish Centre

Community Notices

  • TUBRID WELL: During the month of May the Rosary will be recited each night at 8.00p.m. at the Grotto.  All welcome. Annual Mass Friday 27th May
  • MILLSTREET ACTIVE RETIRED ASSOCIATION: Rosary will be recited in Tubrid on Monday 3rd may at 11.00a.m. All welcome.  Tea Dance in The Wallis Arms on Sunday 8th May 2.30-5.30p.m.  Music by Peter Lane.  All welcome.
  • CULLEN RACE NIGHT this Sunday in Fleming’s Bar at 9.00p.m.
  • CULLEN SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCATION committee meeting on Monday at 8.00p.m.
  • COFFEE MORNING/AFTERNOON TEA on this Monday 2nd May in the home of Mary Buckley, Laught, Rathcoole between 10.00 a.m. & 6.00p.m. in aid of the Mercy hospital Cancer Appeal.
  • DARKNESS INTO LIGHT 5K WALK in Killarney in aid of Pieta House on Saturday 7th May at 4.m. Bus departing Millstreet at 2.30a.m.  To book your seat please contact Marie (087) 2802529.
  • CULLEN NATIONAL SCHOOL PARENTS ASSOCIATION will hold a Church Gate Collection in Cullen & Ballydaly nest weekend (8th).
  • MILLSTREET GAA with to thank all those who supported their Church gate collection last weekend.
  • PEACE CONCERT IN KNOCK BASILICA on 14th Information & tickets on
  • ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Introduction to Focussing weekend by Fr. Adrian Farrelly 13th-15th  Details from (066) 7134276.
  • YOUTH 2000 SUMMER FESTIVAL: 7th-10th July at Cistercian College, Roscrea. Details from (01) 6753690 or
  • IRISH CANCER SOCIETY urgently need volunteer drivers to drive patients to & from Tralee General Hospital, CUH & the Mercy Hospital. Contact Rebecca (01)2316642.




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