Weekly Newsletter 12th July 2020

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15th Sunday in Ordinary Time
12th July, 2020
Fr. Denis Stritch P.P. 029 68007/086 2206607
Parish Website www.rockchapel.ie
 
 
Masses for the Week
Rockchapel
Sun:                             10.00 a.m. – The People of the Parish.
Wed:                            10.00 a.m.
Thurs:                           10.00 a.m.
Fri:                              10.00 a.m.
 
Meelin
Sat:                              8.00 p.m. – Niall Lehane, Knockduff.
Sun:                             11.00 a.m. – Betty, Denis & Carmel O’Riordan, Knockscovane.
Mon:                            10.00 a.m.
Tues:                           10.00 a.m.
 
Vigil Mass next Saturday night in Rockchapel at 8.00 p.m.
 
Mass intentions next weekend
Sat:                             8.00 p.m. – Paddy Collins, Knockatoon.
Sun:                            10.00 a.m. – Maura, Paddy & David O’Keeffe.
Sun:                            11.00 a.m. – Tim, Mary & Margaret Fitzgerald, Knockscovane.
 
Collections last weekend
Door
Rockchapel:   €143                                                                Meelin: €145
Diocesan Religious Purposes: €78
The annual collection for the Pope will be taken up next weekend. 
 
Thank You
Thank you all for your help and co-operation as we returned to the celebration of masses in our churches over the past fortnight. We ask you to continue to co-operate with the stewards. Please sanitise your hands on entering and leaving the church and observe social distancing. On leaving the church your are asked not to gather immediately outside the door. If you wish to have a conversation please maintain social distance and do so well clear of the door to facilitate others who are leaving.
 
 
Mass Live Streamed from our Parish
Mass will continue to be live streamed on Facebook on the pages called “Meelin and Rockchapel Parish” on Saturdays at 8.00 p.m. and Sundays at 10.00 a.m. and 11.00 a.m.
 
We are reminded when possible to join with each other at 10.00 a.m. and 8.00 p.m. each day or to pray at the time that suits us.
 
Bereavement Support Line
Have you been impacted by a bereavement during COVID-19?
Are you finding it more difficult to cope with a pre-Covid bereavement at this time?
Would it help to talk to someone in confidence about your loss?
The Irish Hospice Foundation Bereavement Support Line is a national freephone service
1800 80 70 77 which is available from 10am to 1pm, Monday to Friday.
The line aims to provide comfort and emotional support.
 
GAA
As GAA begins to return to the new normal, the following are the fixtures for the Rockchapel Intermediate Championship matches. 
Weekend of 24th-26th July – Rockchapel Vs Dromtariffe.
Weekend of 14th -16th August – Rockchapel Vs Kinsale.
Weekend of 4th-6th September – Rockchapel Vs Ballydesmond.
All guidelines for championship are now up on the Rockchapel.ie website.