Parish Newsletter – 29th May, 2016

The Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ – 29th 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: Finian O’Donoghue, Mallow; Liam O’Keeffe, Mallow & Cullen; Con Kelleher, Carriganima; Eddie Joe O’Callaghan, Kiskeam

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 28th May:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Bridget & Patrick O’Sullivan, Dooneen
Sunday 29th May:
Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                           
Connie McSweeney, Gortavehy              Cullen      10.15 a.m.                        Nan, Humphrey & Kathleen O’Donoghue, Gortnacreeha
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Donie Murphy, West End

Anniversaries: Patricia Kelly, Coomlogane; Pat Cashman, Tullig; Donal O’Riordan, Tullig; Jimmy Buckley, Aubane; Sonny Dennehy, Gneeves; Teresa Tangney, Main Street;  Kathleen Forde, Murphy’s Terrace; Eddie Ambrose, Murphy’s Terrace;  Denny A., Nora & Donal Crowley, The Bridge;  Tom O’Sullivan, Knocknageeha;  Hugh O’Keeffe, Glountane & Boherbue; Richard Hartigan, Derrinagree & Cullen; Mary Curtin, Kiskeam.

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 4th June:                             

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          Donal Cowman, Drishane Road                        

Sunday 5th June:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Maura & Sean O’Leary, Cork

Cullen       10.15a.m.                           Eddie & Peg Forde, Mologhroe                        

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Kathleen Cashman, Clara Road

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

Mass on Monday for Sonny Dennehy, Gneeves at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for The Eucharistic Adorers in Millstreet & Cullen & People of the Parish  at 7.30p.m. (All welcome – Adoration between 6.30 & 7.30p.m. in Main Church)

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

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

Mass on Friday for Denny Kelleher, Minor Row at 7.30p.m.

Rotas for Next Weekend 4th/5th June





  6.30 p.m. Eimear Buckley  Group E
  11.30  a.m. Bernie Cronin


  9.00 a.m. Denis O’Brien  Group C


10.15 a.m. Gillian McCarthy Group H


Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament Tuesday 10.30 – 7.30p.m. (Please note change this week) & 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.

CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (5th):   Pat Ryan

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Martin & Suzanne Dennehy, Lisnaboy.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION every Thursday in Cullen Church from 10.00a.m. to 7.00p.m.  All are welcome.  Wanted sub & full time adorers for Cullen Adoration.  For further information please contact Mary (087) 1350039.

LEGION OF MARY: Meeting on Tuesday night in The Parish Centre at 8.00p.m.

DIOCESAN COLLECTION next weekend (4th/5th June) for Accord


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

MILLSTREET CHURCH COLLECTORS: for June:  Group 1Vigil Mass:  V. O’Callaghan, C. O’Donoghue, S. Sheehan & J. Lawlor.  11.30a.m. J. O’Riordan, P. Tarrant, D. Dineen & D. Dennehy.


Community Notices

  • CLOGHOULA N.S. PATTERN DAY: This Sunday (29th) commencing at 1.30p.m. Activities include: bubble soccer, dinky diggers, gladiator challenge, races, giant jenga, science show & much more.
  • MILLSTREET PITCH & PUTT CLUB will host a scramble competition for beginners & experienced players on next Thursday 2nd June at 7.00p.m. All welcome.
  • CULLEN YOUNG AT HEART: Gala Annual Evening Out on Wednesday 15th June in Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney.  Dinner followed by entertainment & dancing by Ronan Collins & the Showband Stars – bus departing at 5.45p.m. Everyone welcome.  Contact any committee member to book a place.
  • “THE O’RAHILLY MEMORIAL TOUR” Sunday 5th June led by Padraig O’Conchubhair O. author. Meet at Ballylongford Church car park at 2.30p.m.  All welcome.
  • BRU COLUMBANUS: 10K fundraising trek on Saturday 11th June in Kenmare to raise much needed funds for Bru Columbanus.  Registration €20 and can be done online at or call (021) 4345754/(087) 2787074.
  • CONFERENCE FOR YOUNG CATHOLICS (18-35): in Maynooth between 8th &10th Register at
  • THANK YOU to everyone who supported the recent collection for the Irish Cancer Society in Ballydaly. Total raised: €335.00
  • IRISH/MATHS SUMMER COURSES: for 9-14 year olds on 4th-8th July in Gaelscoil Aogain, Castleisland.  Details: (066) 7142022

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