Weekly Newsletter - 10th March 2019


 1st Sunday of Lent

10th March, 2019
Fr.Denis Stritch P.P. 029 68007/086 2206607
Parish Website www.rockchapel.ie
Masses for the Week
Sun:       10.00 a.m. – Thomas O’Carroll, Glencarney.
Fri:         7.30 p.m. – Nellie Deely, Lyreneague.
Sat:         7.30 p.m. – Michael & Margaret Roche, The Line, Meelin.
Sun:       11.00 a.m. – Sean Collins, Gooseberry Hill.
Vigil Mass next Saturday nightis in Rockchapel at 7.30 p.m.
Confessions at 7.00 p.m.
Readers for Next Weekend.
Sat:         7.30 p.m. – Noeleen Quinn.
Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Elizabeth Stack.
Eucharist Ministers next weekend
Sat:         7.30 p.m. – Triona Carroll & Áine Curtin.
Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Michael Fitzgerald & Noreen O’Keeffe.
Mass intentions next weekend
Sat:         7.30 p.m. – Danny Murphy, Glounakeel.
Sun:       10.00 a.m. – Kitty O’Callaghan, Milleen.
Sun:       11.00 a.m. – Siobhan Collins, Meenygorman.
Collections Last weekend
Rockchapel: €352                                                                    Meelin: €315
Diocesan Religious Purposes: €457
Winning numbers were 5, 14, 19, 28. No Jackpot winner. Next jackpot is €3,100. Lucky Dip Winners of €25: Mike Carroll; Ella, Isabelle & Aoibhinn; Paudie Herlihy. Seller’s Prize: Mike Carroll.
Donkey Derby
St. Peter’s Juvenile Club annual fundraiser, A Donkey Derby, will take place in Paddy Molly’s Bar, next Sunday night, 17th March at 9.00 p.m. Please support. Great night guaranteed.
St. Peter’s Juvenile GAA Club Registration
St. Peter’s Juvenile GAA Club will hold a registration night for all Rockchapel players from under 7 to under 16 years. This will take place in Rockchapel Community Center on Tuesday night, March 12th from 8.00 p.m. to 9.15 p.m. registration fee €10 per child and €20 per family. Please note, all players playing must pay this fee. 
The Asthma Society would like to sincerely thank everyone who contributed so generously to their church gate collection last weekend. The sum collected was €411.43.
Help Fight the Big C
Fundraiser hosted by Mary Cregan in The Devon Inn, Fri 15th March. Music by Paddy Quilligan with special guest. The Liam O’Connor Show. Beneficiaries: Bru Columbanus , ACT( aid cancer treatment), Brain Tumor Ireland, BHOC (Bandon hyperbaric oxygen centre). Tickets for sale in local shops.
A special Cork group Christmas Pilgrimage to the Holy Land and also special Cork Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 31st October for Halloween. 8 nights, taking in Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Mount Tabor, Cana, Nazareth, Jericho, River Jordon, Dead Seanad n Sea of Galilee. Also, Speical Cork Fatima/Lisbon Pilgrimage for the Feast of St. Anthony, 9th – 14th June. Full Day trip to Lisbon. Prayers, mass & Hungarian Stations of the Cross in Fatima. Contact James Treacy 086-0572216.
Retreat for primary school teachers
The Association of Catholic Teachers is running a retreat in Glencomeragh, Co. Tipperary from 5th - 7th April 2019 for primary school teachers. The retreat is an opportunity to take some time away to deepen our spiritual life with God, to reflect on our vocation as teachers and to learn more about teaching the new Grow in Love programme. Visit our website www.actireland.ie for more details.