Parish Newsletter – 2nd October, 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:             Bill Kelleher, Killowen

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 1st October:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m
.                  Mary & Billy O’Leary, Drishane Road
Sunday 2nd October:
Ballydaly   9.00 a.m.                           
Dan Mulcahy, Aunagloor
Cullen      10.15 a.m.                           Jack O’Sullivan, Coalpits
Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Mattie O’Riordan, Lackabawn

Anniversaries:                             Nora Dennehy, Gneeves; Martin Moran, Ballyvouskil; Margaret Tarrant, Gortavehy; Hannah Murphy, Lisnaboy;  Helen O’Shea-Rampelberg, Murphy’s Terrace & Belgium; Mary Dennehy, Murphy’s Terrace; Tim Dennehy, Knockraha; Judy Hurley, England.  

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 8th October:                             

Millstreet   6.30 p.m.                          Jer, Nora Mary & Kathleen Lane, Ballinatona   Sunday 9th October:           

Ballydaly    9.00 a.m.                           Willie Joe & Peggy O’Keeffe, Knockduff

Cullen       10.15a.m.                           Hugh & Mary O’Keeffe, Glountane & Boherbue

Millstreet 11.30 a.m.                          Peter O’Sullivan, Cloghoulamore 


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

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

Mass on Tuesday for Sheila (Judy) Doocey, Murphy’s Terrace & England (recently deceased) at 7.30p.m.

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

Mass on Thursday for Joan Daly, Main Street at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Eily Mai Hickey, Main Street at 7.30p.m.

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

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

Rotas for Next Weekend 8th/9th October





  6.30 p.m.  Micheál Gleeson Group D
  11.30  a.m. Bernie Lane


  9.00 a.m. Eileen Guerin Group C


10.15 a.m. Liam Fitzgerald Group C

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

CULLEN CHURCH:  Collector for next weekend (9th): Michael Forde   

Mass on next Thursday at 7.30p.m. for Con & Molly Hickey and their son Tade, Gortnacreeha.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION every Thursday in Cullen Church from 10.00a.m. to 7.00p.m.  All are welcome.   

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

STATION THIS WEEK: for Ballydaly Upper and Kippagh in the home of Con & Mary Lynch on Saturday 8th October at 10.00a.m.

KERRY DIOCESE:  Our Days of Prayer for the Gift of Mercy” will conclude with a Celebration of Mercy & Healing on Monday 3rd October in St. Mary’s Cathedral at 7.30p.m.  Guest Speaker:  Fr. Donal O’Connor.

Community Notices

  • THANK YOU to everyone who supported The Millstreet Men’s Shed Church Gate Collections last weekend.
  • CULLEN HEART REPONSE UNIT will hold their annual fundraising collection next weekend.
  • COFFEE MORNING: Thank you to everyone who assisted at and supported the recent coffee morning in aid of Marymount Hospice in the GAA Hall.  Total collected: €930
  • AUBANE SOCIAL CLUB: will have Mass on Friday 7th October at 8.00p.m. for the late Denis Kelleher, Aubane & Kitty Murphy, Cork (both recently deceased) in the Community Centre. All welcome
  • The Irish Association of Suicidology’s Annual Conference From Hope to Action – Interventions that work Suicidal Persons” is on in Killarney on 6th & 7th Registration and further info: or (01) 6674900.
  • ANAM CARA: will hold its next monthly Parent Evening on 11th October at 7.30p.m. in Recovery Haven, Tralee. This meeting is open to all bereaved parents.
  • ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: Autumn Courses:  “Faith & Spirituality for Parents” hosted by Paul Montgomery – on Monday evenings 7.00-8.00p.m. Evenings of reflection, meditation, mindfulness to promote positive mental health.  “Celebrating Catholic Faith Beliefs” with Fr. Sean Sheehy on Wednesday evenings 7.00-8.30p.m.   Contact Centre for further details:  (066) 7134276


 PRAYER FOR OUR EARTH:  All powerful God, you are present in the whole universe and in the smallest of your creatures.  You embrace with your tenderness all that exists.  Pour out upon us the power of your love, that we may protect life and beauty.  Fill us with peace that we may live as brothers and sisters, harming no one.  Amen                                               Laudato Si

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