Weekly Newsletter 11th November 2018


32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

11th November, 2018

Fr.Denis Stritch P.P. 029 68007/086 2206607

Parish Website www.rockchapel.ie


Masses for the Week


Sat:         7.30 p.m. – Nora Rahilly, Rockchapel & London.

Sun:       10.00 a.m. – Paddy Jer & all deceased of the Murphy Family, Meeng.

Thurs:    10.00 a.m.

Fri:         10.00 a.m.  

Sat:         10.00 a.m.



Sun:       11.00 a.m. – Peg Collins & all deceased of the Collins Family.

Mon:      9.00 a.m. – Mossie O’Sullivan.

Tues:      9.00 a.m.

Wed:      9.00 a.m.


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

Confessions at 7.00 p.m.


Readers for Next Weekend.

Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Joan McNulty.


Eucharist Ministers next weekend

Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Triona Carroll & Breda O’Callaghan.


Mass intentions next weekend

Sat:         7.30 p.m. – Margaret & Michael Roche, The Line, Meelin.

Sun:       10.00 a.m. – Kitty & Johnny Curtin, Glounakeel.

Sun:       11.00 a.m. – Julia Rahilly, Knockskehy – First Anniversary.


Collections last weekend

Door:     Rockchapel: €254                                                                 Meelin: €439

Diocesan Religious Purposes:  €456

World Meeting of Families Collection

Please support the 5th National collection for WMOF2018 which will be taken up in our parish this weekend. 


Autumn Stations

Friday, 16th November – Millen at the home of Jessie & Mary Collins at 7.30 p.m.



Lotto - Winning numbers were 1, 5, 14, 24.  No Jackpot winner.  Next week’s jackpot is €1,500.  Lucky Dip Winners of €25 – Henry Keogh; Pat Joe Shine; Dan Joe & Philomena Guiney.  Seller’s Prize: Henry Keogh.


November Offerings

Envelopes for November lists and offerings are available in porches.  12 masses will be offered during the year for those on Holy Souls lists. 


Remembrance Masses

A Remembrance Mass for those who died in the past year will be held in Rockchapel Church on Friday November 30th at 8.00 p.m. and in Meelin Church on Thursday, November 29th at 8.00 p.m. During mass a family member will be invited to light a memorial candle.  If a member of your family died outside the parish and you would like them included please contact Fr. Stritch. 


Defibrillator AGM

Rockchapel Defib group will hold it's AGM on this Thursday night, 15th November at 8.15 p.m. in Rockchapel Community Centre.  New members welcome.


The 1916 Rockchapel Commeration

The 1916 Rockchapel Commeration committee want to thank everyone who participated and sponsored the occasion.  A DVD of the Rockchapel 1916 celebrations is now available.  Anybody interested in ordering a copy, please contact Donal Murphy on 086-3499813 or Murphy’s shop before the 8th December. 


Brosna Parish Presents Jimmy Buckley

Jimmy Buckley live in concert at St. Carthage’s Church, Brosna on Saturday 17th November.  Doors open from 7.00 p.m.  Concert commences at 8.00 p.m.  Tickets €20.