Newsletter 23rd October 2011


30th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr.Denis Stritch P.P. 029 68007/086 2206607

Masses for the Week
Sat: 8.00 p.m. – Denny O’Mahony, Meeng.
Sun: 10.00 a.m. – Neily Con Murphy, Glounakeel.
Thurs: 10.00 a.m.
Fri: 10.00 a.m.
Sat: 11.00 a.m. – Jack Guiney, Knockatoon, Months Mind Mass.

Sun: 11.00 a.m. – Timmie O’Sullivan, Meenroe.
Mon: 9.00 a.m. – Charlie Barry, Meenkeragh.
Tues: 9.00 a.m. – Michael O’Callaghan, Rowels.
Wed: 9.00 a.m.

Vigil Mass next Saturday night is in Meelin at 8.00 p.m.
Confessions at 7.30 p.m.

Reader for next weekend
Sun: 10.00 a.m. – Annette Curtin.

Mass Intentions next weekend
Sat: 8.00 p.m. – Eileen O’Neill, Gooseberry Hill.
Sun: 10.00 a.m. – Paddy Murphy & Jer & Ellen Murphy.
Sun: 11.00 a.m. – John F. O’Connor, Rowels

Collections last weekend.
Rockchapel: €213 Meelin: €401
Envelopes: €2,433

This Sunday is Mission Sunday. The annual collection for the missions will be taken up at all masses this weekend.


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament continues in Rockchapel Church each Tuesday evening from 8.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. All are welcome to call at any time during the hour and stay as long or as short as you like.

Autumn Stations
Friday, 28th October – Meenkeragh, Meentinna & Commery Connell at the home of Eileen Field at 8.00 p.m.

Lotto – Rockchapel GAA weekly lotto results: Winning numbers
8, 15, 20, 26. No Jackpot winner. Next week’s Jackpot €3,900.
Lucky Dips Winners of €25 – Timmie O’Connell, Meeng; Patricia & Norma Murphy; Kathleen Cahill, Meelin. Seller’s Prize – Timmie O’Connell. Next week’s draw will take place in Paddy Molly’s Bar Wednesday night at 10.00 p.m. €2 weekly tickets available in local shops and pubs and from any club members.

Junior B Championship Final – Rockchapel V Newmarket in Kiskeam at
3.30 p.m.

Scrap Metal Weekend - Rockchapel GAA are hold a Scrap Metal weekend, weekend of the 11th/12th November. For more information contact Mike Carroll, Maurice Daly or any member of the GAA.

Cork County Board Draw – Anyone interested in joining the Cork County Board GAA draw contact Mary Collins before 24th October. First draw takes place on Friday, 28th October.

Halloween Disco
The annual Halloween Disco will take place on Tuesday night, 1st November in the Community Centre. All welcome.

IRD – Upcoming events in IRD
Duhallow Boxing Club has commenced training for boxers aged 10 years and over. The Club is based in Kanturk and new members are always welcome.

Thinking of starting up or expanding a business? – Grant aid is available for new business creation and existing business expansion, but applicants must fulfil specific criteria.

Seminars on Care of the Elderly – The Duhallow Carer’s Group have been hosting a series of seminars on Care of the Elderly.

The following topics will be held in November on Monday nights at 7.00 p.m. in The James O’Keeffe.

Monday, 7th November – Nutritional needs to include activities such as eating, drinking, mobilisation, dressing, undressing, personal hygiene routines, bathing & showering.

Monday, 14th November – Elder abuse, Safety at home & end stage of life – the dying person and the family.
For more information on any of the above or to register please contact Louise at 029-60633