PARISH NEWSLETTER for BALLYDALY-CULLEN-MILLSTREET
Fourth Sunday of Advent – 18th December, 2016
Canon John Fitzgerald P.P.
Tel Nos. Millstreet 029-70043/Mobile 087-7752948
Email: <email> dioceseofkerry.ie
PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS:
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:
Mass Intentions this Week-end:
Saturday 18th December:
Millstreet Vigil 6.30 p.m. Eileen Heelan, Cullen
Sunday 19th December:
Ballydaly 9.00 a.m.
Cullen 10.15 a.m. Jerry O’Leary, Mologhroe
Millstreet 11.30 a.m. John Kelleher, Station Road
Anniversaries: Hannah & Luke O’Keeffe, Tanyard; Noreen Dennehy, Church Street; Patrick M. O’Sullivan, Minor Row; Hannah, Con, John & Shane Dennehy, Murphy’s Terrace; Doireann O’Sullivan, Liscahane; John O’Riordan, Knocknakilla; Paul Fitzgerald Jnr., Clara Road; John B. Murphy, West End; Pat Kelly, Coomlogane; Con Kelleher, Cockhill Denis & Margaret Kelleher, Claraghatlea; Malachy & Mary O’Regan, Clara; Dan & Mary O’Connor, Cloghoulabeg; Kevin Hickey, Shanaknuck; Timmy Keane, Coolikerane; Timmy & Julia Murphy, Coolikerane; Sr. Joseph Cremin, Coalpits; Nora & Tim Kelleher, Lisnaboy; William Buckley, Lislehane; Timothy & Mary Lynch, Lislehane; Mary Randles, Kilgarvan; Sr. Eileen O’Donoghue, Cahirbarnagh & England; Oona & Pat O’Reilly, Dublin; Teresa & Eugene Sweeney, Dublin.; Catherine Murphy, Carrigadrohid.
Millstreet Church: Mass times this week, unless there is a funeral.
Mass on Monday for Pat Kelly, Coomlogane at 7.30p.m.
Mass on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday at 10.00a.m.
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament on Tuesday from 10.30a.m. to 8.30p.m. & 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 .
Please note Adoration will finish in Millstreet on Wednesday until Tuesday 17th January, 2017.
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in Cullen: There is no Exposition this week and it will recommence on Thursday 19th January, 2017.
DIVINE MERCY ADVENT NOVENA in Millstreet Church this Sunday at 3.00p.m.
Rotas for Next Weekend 24th/25th December
Dr. Pat Casey
Sheila Lane & Mary Coleman
CULLEN CHURCH: Collector for Christmas Eve: Conor Morley & Christmas Day: Willie O’Connell
There will be no Mass on this Thursday night.
Millstreet Church: Tuesday 20th December: The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed in the Church from 7.30 – 8.30p.m. Visiting Priests will be available for Confessions
Dromagh Church: Wednesday 21st December: 7.30p.m.
CHRISTMAS MASS TIMES:
MILLSTREET: Christmas Eve – 10.00p.m; Christmas Morning – 8.30a.m. & 11.30am
CULLEN: Christmas Eve – 7.30p.m. & Christmas Morning – 10.15a.m.
BALLYDALY: Christmas Morning – 9.00a.m.
OUR ANNUAL SPECIAL RESTORATION COLLECTION WILL TAKE PLACE AT ALL MASSES NEXT WEEKEND.
MILLSTREET COMMUNITY TEXT ALERT: Closing date for applications for alerts is Tuesday 20th December. Forms can be collected & returned to Wordsworth Bookshop & Guerin’s Shop, Ballydaly.
VACANCIES ON COMMUNITY EMPLOYMENT SCHEME for caretaker and kitchen assistant. For details and eligibility contact (029) 21869.
MILLSTREET GAA: Annual General Meeting on Monday night (19th) at 7.30p.m. in GAA Hall. Annual St. Stephen’s Day Walk – registration at Hall at 11.00a.m.
PARISH ENVELOPES: The boxes for 2017 are currently being distributed. We would appreciate help with deliveries in Killarney Road and Coomlogane.
CHRISTMAS THANK YOU
I take this opportunity to thank each and everyone who has supported our Parish during the past year, both by participation in our Church ceremonies and in the financial support you so generously continue to give. A very special welcome to family members who have been able to travel home for this Christmas and we remember especially those who are apart from us this year.