Parish Newsletter – 7th December 2014

Second Sunday of Advent – 7th December, 2014
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:  Anna Kusz, Poland; John Murphy, Boherbue
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A Busy Weekend Ahead

It’s a busy pre-Christmas weekend in Millstreet. The Christmas Market is on in the GAA Hall Saturday and Sunday afternoons (where there’s a huge selection of gifts, crafts, decorations, fashion, art, baking, Santa and much more this year), Santa is visiting Aubane on Sunday as he does every year, and to wrap up the weekend, the Annual Millstreet Hospital 45 Drive takes place in the Green Glens arena on Sunday evening (where there’s lots of great prizes to be won, all in aid Millstreet Hospital). Click on the mini posters below for full details.

2014-12-06 Millstreet Christmas Market and tea room - poster 2014-12-07-Santa-in-Aubane-poster-300 2014-11-28 Millstreet Hospital 45 Drive - poster-800

Union Hall Table Quiz – Thank You

2014-12-05 Union Hall Lifeboat
The Union Hall RNLI B Class Lifeboat

A sincere thanks to everyone who attended the table quiz in McCarthy’s bar last Friday night. The total amount raised for the Union Hall lifeboat was €1,035.00 which was fantastic & is very much appreciated.

Thanks to Timmy Murphy & his family for hosting the quiz. Thanks also to all who contributed prizes for the quiz & the raffle, to Conor Corcoran & Timmy for setting the quiz questions & to all who helped out on the night.

National Schools Christmas Picture and Decorating Idea Competition

We had a huge amount of entries for the Christmas Scene and Decorating Idea Competition for children in local National Schools. It was so difficult to pick winners that we had to add some extra prizes. All prize winning entries will be displayed at the Millstreet Christmas Market in the GAA Hall on 6th & 7th December from 12-5pm. The following are the prize winners in each category:

Decorating Ideas – Under 13
1st Rachel Tarrant – Dromagh N.S – Age 12
2nd Eimear O Leary – Pres. N.S. – Age 11
3rd Dylan Kelleher – Cloghoula N.S. – Age 9
4th Edward Ring – Cloghoula N.S. – Age 9
5th Tommy Walsh – Dromagh N.S. – Age 11
Christmas Scene – Under 13
1st Morola – Millstreet Boys N.S. – Age 10
2nd Pola Nowak – Pres. N.S. – Age 10
3rd Niamh Dineen – Dromagh N.S. – Age 11
4th Holly Sheehan – Pres. – Age 9
5th Luke O Donoghue – Boys N.S. – Age 12
6th Lola O Flynn – Dernagree N.S. – Age 9
Christmas Scene – Under 8
1st Steven Lyons – Millstreet Boys N.S. – Age 8
2nd Madison Gallahue Murphy – Derinagree N.S. – Age 8
3rd Michael Brak – Millstreet Boys N.S. – Age 8
4th Niamh O Keeffe – Dernagree N.S. – Age 7
5th Embie – Millstreet Girls N.S. – Senior Infants