Weekly Newsletter - 14th April - Holy Week - 2019

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 St. Peter’s Church, Rockchapel

 
Saturday:                    8.00 p.m. – Frank Curtin, Meelin & Freemount. 3rd Anniversary.
Sunday:                       10.00 a.m.
 
Monday:                     7.45 p.m. - Penitential Service  
Tuesday:                     7.30 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. – Adoration
Wednesday:                10.00 a.m. – Mass.
 
The Sick of the area will be visited on Wednesday.       
 
Wednesday  
Mass of the Oils, (Chrism Mass) in St. Coleman’s Cathedral, Cobh at 7.30 p.m.
 
Holy Thursday
Mass of the Lord’s Supper:                   8.00 p.m.
Adoration at Altar of Repose until 10.00 p.m.
 
Good Friday
Celebration of the Lord’s Passion:         3.00 p.m.
Confessions:                                        4.00 p.m.
Stations of the Cross:                            7.00 p.m
Today is a day of fast and abstinence. 
The Annual Collection for the Holy Places will be taken up at the 3.00 p.m. Ceremony.
 
Holy Saturday
Confessions:                11.00 a.m.
Easter Vigil Mass:         8.00 p.m.

 
Eucharistic Ministers
All Eucharistic Ministers are invited to renew their commitment to the ministry at the Mass of the Lords Supper on Holy Thursday.
 
 
 
St. Joseph’s Church, Meelin
 
Sunday:                    11.00 a.m.
 
Monday   
Mass:                        10.00 a.m. – John & Eileen Twomey, Meenkeeragh.
Adoration:                 7.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m.
Penitential Service:    8.30 p.m.
 
Tuesday  
Mass:                        10.00 a.m.
 
The Sick of the Parish will be visited in their homes on Tuesday.
 
Wednesday  
Chrism Mass in St. Coleman/s Cathedral, Cobh at 7.30 p.m.
 
Holy Thursday
Mass of the Last Supper:                       8.00 p.m.
Confessions after mass.
Adoration until mid-night.
 
Good Friday
Stations of the Cross:                            12.00 Noon
Celebration of the Lord’s Passion:         8.00 p.m.
Confessions:                                        9.00 p.m.
Today is a day of fast and abstinence. 
The Annual Collection for the Holy Places will be taken up at the 8.00 p.m. Ceremony.
 
Holy Saturday
Confessions:                                        12.00 Noon
Easter Vigil Mass:                                 8.00 p.m.
 
Eucharistic Ministers
All Eucharistic Ministers are invited to renew their commitment to the ministry at the Mass of the Lords Supper on Holy Thursday.
 
 
Readers for Rockchapel
Holy Thursday at 8.00 p.m.:       Noreen Murphy.
Good Friday at 3.00 p.m.:            Aine Curtin, Fiona Curtin & Noelene Quinn.
Holy Saturday at 8.00 p.m.:       Joan McNulty, John Curtin, Breeda O’Callaghan & Leonora O’Callaghan.
Easter Sunday at 10.00 a.m.:      Mary O’Connor.
 
Eucharistic Ministers
Holy Thursday at 8.00 p.m.:       Shelia Mulcahy & Kit Doody.
Good Friday at 3.00 p.m.:            Connie O’Connor & Breeda O’Callaghan.
Holy Saturday at 8.00 p.m.:       Noel O’Callaghan & Kathleen Collins.
Easter Sunday at 10.00 a.m.:      Nora M Curtin, Susan Curtin & Fiona Curtin
 
Readers for Meelin
Holy Thursday at 8.00 p.m.:       Daithi Burke.
Good Friday at 8.00 p.m.:            Eleanor Burke, Ciara Culhane & Nancy Lehane
Holy Saturday at 8.00p.m.:        Nicholas Linehan, Nicola O’Callaghan, Pat O’Callaghan & Connie O’Sullivan.
Easter Sunday at 11.00 a.m.:      Mairead O’Sullivan.
 
Holy Week - is the greatest week in the Churches Liturgical year. As a Parish Community, we commemorate the events in the life of Christ that led to his glorious resurrection and our redemption. I appeal to everyone to make a special effort to attend the ceremonies of the week.
 
Trocaire Boxes - Please bring your Trocaire Boxes to the Sacristy before or after any of the Holy week ceremonies.
 
Easter Offerings for the Priest will be taken up at all Masses next weekend. The door and offertory collections at these Masses also go to the support of the Priest.
 
Last Weekend Collections
Door
Rockchapel:                         €235                                       Meelin:                  €427
Diocesan Religious Purposes:                           €348
 
GAA

Lotto: Winning numbers 7, 16, 18, 25.  No Jackpot winner.  Next week’s Jackpot is €3,600.  Lucky Dip Winners of €25 Noreen Pike; Eileen Sheahan; Pat & Margaret Murphy.  Seller’s Prize: Murphy’s Shop.

 
Yearly Lotto Tickets
The yearly GAA lotto tickets are now up for renew.  Anyone interested in buying a yearly ticket, please contact any member of the club.  First draw for the new year is end of April. 

Rockchapel Community Centre

Progressive 45 Card Game
A progressive 45 card game in aid of COPE will be held in Rockchapel Community Centre on Wednesday night next at 9.00 p.m.  Your support will be greatly appreciated. 

Easter Raffle
The annual Rockchapel Community Centre Easter raffle will take place in the Community Centre, after mass on Easter Sunday.  Tickets available locally.  Please support this.

Meeting
Rockchapel Community Centre committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday night, 16th April at8.30 p.m.  New members welcome.

St. Joseph’s Foundation Spring Fair – will take place on today, Sunday 14th April at
Baker’s Road, Charleville at 1.30 p.m.  All support greatly appreciated.

 

St. Marks Juvenile’s Hurling and Football Camp

St. Mark’s Juvenile club will host a hurling and football camp next week.  U6 & U8 hurling and football on Monday, 15th in Freemount.  U10, U12 & U14 in Meelin on Tuesday 16th.  Both days from 2.00 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. Boys and girls welcome.  All free of charge, no need to register if you’re a member of St. Mark’s or St. Peter’s

 

Memorial Run
The Con (Cud) Murphy Memorial Run will take place on Sunday, 28th April.  Vintage/Classic cars, motorbikes, trucks and tractors.  Approx. 20 miles.  Registration at Rockchapel GAA grounds from 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 Noon on the day.  Entry fee €20 with proceeds going to Kerry Hospice Foundation.  Any queries contact John on 087-6987509.

Rockchapel National School
Rockchapel National School would like to express their thanks for the generous support for our recent Church gate collection.  We would also like to thank all those who helped organise and assist in the collection.

Step By Step Preschool
STEP by STEP preschool will run their Easter Camp from Tuesday 23rd to Friday 26th April from 10am to 1.00pm. For preschool aged children to senior infants. For more information or to book in please contact  Kate on 0862467587 or Eileen on 0838480096.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje
A small number of places remain for May 21st. Pilgrimage to Medjugorje.  Ex Cork with JWT.  Contact Tom Dennehy on 0876468658.
 
Tournafulla Development Association will hold a fundraising bingo on Sunday, 14th April at 3.00 p.m. in Tournafulla Community Centre.  Your support would be greatly appreciated.