Parish Newsletter – First Sunday of Advent – 27th November, 2016

First Sunday of Advent – 27th November, 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: Dáithi Dowling, Murphy’s Terrace; Kitty McCoy, Tullig & New York; Sr. Perpetua Hickey, Pound Hill & Charleville; Jack Leahy, Macroom & Arklow

Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 26th November:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Mass for all those who died in the Parish in the past 12 months.
Sunday 27
th November:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m.
Peter Murphy, Rathduane
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Phil Cremin, Church Hill & Batt & Julia Cronin, Tureencahill
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Moya Murphy, Claramore

Anniversaries: Joan Healy, Minor Row; Denis O’Shea, Pound Hill; Breda & Pat Broderick, Clara Road; Mai Justice, Main Street; Katherine O’Mahony, Main Street; Margaret O’Byrne, West End; Aidan Burke, Drishanemore; Julia & John C O’Leary, Adrivale; Sonny, Mary & Ciss Buckley, Aubane; Peg Cronin, Cullen; Kit & Ned Cremin, Coalpits; Joan Corbett & the deceased members of the Corbett Family, Knocknageeha; William Coughlan, Aglish; John & Mary Murphy, Laharn; Margaret O’Sullivan, Kilcorney; Martin Healy, Carriganima.

Mass Intentions for next week:

Saturday 3rd December:

Millstreet 6.30 p.m. John & Lily Moore, Liscreagh

Sunday 4th December:

Ballydaly 9.00 a.m. Kathleen Mulcahy, Aunagloor

Cullen 10.15a.m. Eileen, Tony & Michael Moynihan, Coalpits

Millstreet 11.30 a.m. Denis & Fr. Michael Cashman, Tullig


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

Mass on Monday for Sheila Sherlock, Drishane View at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Tuesday for Maureen Linehan, Main Street at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Wednesday for The Holy Souls at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Thursday for Philip Cronin, Pound Hill at 10.00a.m.

Mass on Friday for Jack & Joan Healy, Minor Row at 7.30p.m.

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

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

Rotas for Next Weekend 3rd/4th December







6.30 p.m.

Padraig Creedon

Group C

11.30 a.m.

Michael Cashman


9.00 a.m.

Eileen Guerin

Group C


10.15 a.m.

Marie Walsh

Group D

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 (4th): Michael Forde

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

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

DIOCESAN COLLECTION: Next weekend (3rd/4th) for Diocesan Youth Service

BALLYDALY DIOCESAN COLLECTOR: Next weekend (4th): Marie Neenan

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

MILLSTREET CHURCH COLLECTORS for December: Group 3. Vigil Mass: J. Cashman, C. O’Shea, N. Casey & Dr.Pat Casey. 11.30a.m. N. Collins, P. Healy, C. Healy, J. Doody & B. Murphy.

LECTIO DIVINA method of reflection on the Sunday Gospels during the Advent Season continues on Monday night in the Parish Centre at 8.00p.m.

DIVINE MERCY ADVENT NOVENA commencing in Millstreet Church this Sunday & continuing for the 4 Sunday’s of Advent at 3.00p.m.

Community Notices

  • MILLSTREET CHRISTMAS MARKET: This Sunday 12.00-5.00p.m. in GAA Hall

  • MILLSTREET/BALLYDALY IFA: Annual General Meeting on next Monday night (28th) in The Parish Centre, Millstreet at 8.30p.m.

  • MILLSTREET COMMUNITY COUNCIL & MILLSTREET TIDY TOWNS & TOURISM ASSOCIATION will host a meeting in The Wallis Arms on Tuesday next 29th at 8.30p.m. to continue the work on setting up a heritage trail in the area.

  • MILLSTREET SET DANCERS will hold a fundraising clothes collection in The GAA Hall on Thursday 1st December between 5.00 & 7.00p.m. & Saturday 3rd December between 9.00 & 12.00noon

  • AUBANE COMMUNITY CENTRE: Annual Christmas Mass & Party on Thursday 1st December at 8.15p.m.

  • CULLEN & DISTRICT SPECIAL NEEDS ASSOCIATION: Annual Mass & Christmas Party on Saturday 3rd December at 1.30p.m.

  • THANK YOU to everyone who contributed to the Church Gate Collection last weekend for Cullen Grotto

  • A PUBLIC CRIME PREVENTION MEETING will take place on Tuesday 29th November at 8.30p.m. in the Wallis Arms Hotel. Members of An Garda Siochana will attend. Those wishing to renew or join the Millstreet Community Text Alert System for 2017 are invited to attend.

  • THANK YOU to the 88 donors who attended the recent blood donor clinic.

  • LIAM LAWTON CONCERT in Castleisland Church on Monday 5th Dec.

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