Parish Newsletter – 4th September, 2016

Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time – 4th September, 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: Sheila Doocey (nee Bourke) London and late of 10, Murphy’s Terrace, Gerald Healy, Murphys Tec, Millstreet & Wicklow

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 3rd September:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  John Cronin, Lackabawn
Sunday 4th September:
Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.

Cullen      10.15 a.m.          
                Timothy, David & Nora Twomey, Knockduff
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Maria Healy, Curracahill & Noel Healy, Canon O’Donovan Centre

Anniversaries: Han Radley, Minor Row, Joan O’Shea, Coole, Jeremiah O’Leary, Toorbonia, Jerh. Noonan, Coolinarne, Patrick & Mary Cotter & Con Duggan, Liscahane,  John & Jane O’Riordan, Two Gneeves, Michael Murphy, Caherbarnagh, Joan & Con Mullane, Knocknageeha, Michael Collins, Fedamore.


Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 10th September:                             

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          Connie Hickey, St. Joseph’s Gardens              

Sunday 11th September:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           John & Bridget Murphy, Balydaly

Cullen       10.15a.m.                           Johnny & Ciss O’Mahony, Glountane            

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Sheila Cronin, Main Street.

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

Monday 10.00am      People of the Parish

Tuesday 10.00am                   Bill, Liz & Billy O’Sullivan, Coalpits & Denis & Nora

O’Sullivan, Inches.

Wednesday & Thursday   10.00am

Friday 7.30pm            Neily & Nora Dennehy, Lackabawn

Saturday 4.00pm         Rita Hickey  recently deceased.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament every Tuesday & Wednesday from 10.30a.m. to 10.30p.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Millstreet. Requests for Prayer & Special Intentions – A box & slips of papers for these intentions can be found at the back of the Church.  Each Tuesday & Wednesday the box will be placed on the altar for Mass and then placed in the Adoration Chapel so that people attending can pray for them


CONFESSIONS:  Every Saturday in Millstreet Church 12.30p.m.-1.00p.m.


Rotas for Next Weekend 10th/11th September





  6.30 p.m.   Sharon Lane  Group E
  11.30  a.m.  Sr. Peter Fahy


  9.00 a.m.  Maeve O’Sullivan  Group D


10.15 a.m.  Margaret Cooper  Group B



CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (11th Sept): Willie O’Connell 

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for  Regan Family, Nohovaldaly


EUCHARISTIC ADORATION every Thursday in Cullen Church from 10.00a.m. to 7.00p.m.  All are welcome.  Requests for Prayer & Special Intentions – A box & slips of papers for these intentions can be found at the back of the Church. The box will be then placed on the Adoration Chapel so that people attending can pray for them.


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


Community Notices


  • NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS DAY 11TH SEPT: Coach leaving Millstreet Church Car Park @ 7.30am. Contact Jerry Lehane 087- 2833696.
  • A MEMORIAL PLAQUE will be unveiled at the Republican Plot, Cullen on Sunday 7th September @ 7p.m.
  • DANCE IN AID OF MILLSTREET & KANTURK HOSPITALS on 12th August raised €3,240. Thank you for your support.
  • MILLSTREET ADULT LEARNING CENTRE (2 doors up from AISLING Gift shop) Open Day Thursday 8th 10.00am – 12 noon. Classes are open to Adults over 18 yrs. and are fully funded. If you cannot attend the Open Day contac t Marie on 086 7707301. 
  • INTERESTED IN HELPING ASYLUM SEEKERS IMPROVE THEIR ENGLISH? Contact Mike Riordan, Drishane Castle (086-4106364)
  • COFFEE EVENING in Ballydaly Hall on Friday 16th 8-10pm. In aid of Marymount Hospice.
  • PRESENTATION ON “DEVOTION TO OUR BLESSED LADY” on Thursday 15th @ 7.30pm in Church of the Resurrection, Killarney.
  • CULLEN PIPE BAND would like to thank everyone who supported their recent collection.


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