Millstreet Parish Newsletter – 18th Sept. 2016



Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time  

18th 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:             Kathleen Murphy, Drishane Road; Sarah Lane, Macroom.


Mass Intentions this Week-end:

Saturday 17th September:

Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m.                  Tadhg Moynihan, Killarney Road

Sunday 18th September:                  

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

Cullen      10.15 a.m.                           Edward Byrne, Ahane, Sr Patrick Tarrant &

Sheila & John O’Keeffe

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Eddie O’Mahony, Murphy’s Terrace           

Anniversaries:                             Con Sheahan, Ballinatona; Maura, Margaret & Patrick Buckley, Ballyvouskil; John B & Nora Kelleher, Cloghoulabeg;  Neily Dennehy, Lackabawn; Dan Lehane, Tullig; Tadhg O’Driscoll, The Square; John Cronin, Murphy’s Terrace; Alan O’Connor, Minor Row; Denis J. O’Riordan, Dromsicane; Hannah Murphy, Lisnaboy; Jackie Donnelly, Derragh; Con Hickey, Gortnacreeha; Kit Hickey, Knockduff; Hannah O’Sullivan, Two Gneeves;  Mary Twomey, Rathduane; Hannah Coleman, Kilcorney;  James O’Mahony, Clonakilty.


Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 24th September:                             

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          Alan & Tommy O’Connor, Minor Row           

Sunday 25th September:          

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Dannie & Peggy O’Sullivan, Two Gneeves

Cullen       10.15a.m.                           Catherine Dineen, Carrigaline                            Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                         Dan Cronin, Pound Hill


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

Mass on Monday for Denis Jerome O’Riordan, Dromsicane at 7.30p.m.

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

Mass on Wednesday & Thursday at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Millstreet Active Retired Association at 7.30p.m.

Rotas for Next Weekend 24th/25th September





  6.30 p.m. Tim Linehan  Group B
  11.30  a.m. Jerry Doody


  9.00 a.m. Liam Flynn  Group F


10.15 a.m. Annabella O’Sullivan  Group A

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.

CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (25th): Billy O’Sullivan   

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Eugene Cronin, Cullen

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION Thursday in Cullen Church 10.00a.m. to 7.00p.m.  LEGION OF MARY: Meeting on Tuesday night in The Parish Centre at 8.00p.m.

STATION THIS WEEK for Gneeves, Adrivale & Curracahill in the home of Danny & Sheila Lane on Friday night (23rd) at 8.15p.m.

INTERESTED IN BEING A DEASON IN THE DIOCESE OF KERRY:  Along with the other Munster dioceses, who have permanent deacons,  the Diocese of Kerry will be organising an initial introductory “Come and See” year involving 6 weekends starting in September 2017.  The age limit for ordination is 60.  Application is open to all men who are practising Catholics and have an involvement in their local parish.  The first step is to contact your own local priest.  Kerry diocese already has two deacons and please God four more will be ordained within the next two years.

Community Notices

  • AUBANE COMMUNITY CENTRE: Set dancing resumes on this Monday night at 9.15p.m.  All Welcome.
  • BALLYDALY HALL:   Set dancing will recommence in Ballydaly Hall on Wednesday 21st Sept at 8.m. Cards commence on Sunday 25th 
  • CULLEN COMMUNITY CENTRE: Cards night to restart on Wednesday 28th September at 9.00p.m.  All welcome.
  • TRADITIONAL MUSIC CLASS with Anne McAuliffe will resume in Cullen Community Centre on this Monday. Details from (087) 6736337
  • THANK YOU to everyone who supported the Church Gate Collection in aid of Friends of Mallow Hospital. Total raised: €1,405.00
  • LIFE IN THE SPIRIT SEMINAR: in Nano Nagle Presentation Primary School, Castleisland commencing on 14th September to 26th October at 8.00p.m Details of speakers at the back of each Church.
  • ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Celebrating Catholic Faith Beliefs – led by Fr. Sean Sheehy on Wednesdays 28th Sept – 16th November between 7 & 8.30p.m. Faith and Spirituality for Parents commencing on 3rd October and continues on 10th, 17th & 24th  Led by Paul, Montgomery, B.A.Theol.
  • MALLOW COMMUNITY HEALTH WEEK runs Monday 26th to 30th Contact Martina Daly (087) 4335047 for full calendar of events.
  • THANK YOU to everyone who supported the recent Church Gate Collection for Sr. Consilio of Cuan Mhuire.
  • WOULD YOU GIVE 1 HOUR A WEEK TO HELP AN ASYLUM SEEKER IMPROVE THEIR ENGLISH? If you are interested contact Mike Riordan, Drishane Castle (086) 4106364

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