Weekly Newsletter 14th October 2018


27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

14th October, 2018

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

Parish Website www.rockchapel.ie


Masses for the Week


Sat:         8.00 p.m. – Kitty Nolan, Lyreneague.

Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Kathleen Carroll, Glencarney.

Wed:       10.00 a.m.

Thurs:     8.00 p.m. – Station Mass.

Fri:         10.00 a.m.



Sun:        11.00 a.m. – Jeremiah J.O’Keeffe, Gooseberry Hill.

Mon:       9.00 a.m. – Susan Sheahan, Knockacummer.

Tues:       8.00 p.m. – Station Mass.

Wed:       8.00 p.m. – Station Mass.


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

Confessions at 7.30 p.m.


Readers for Next Weekend.

Sun:         10.00 a.m. – Éimhear Ní Fhlannabhra.


Eucharist Ministers next weekend

Sun:         10.00 a.m. – Con O’Connor & Fíona Curtin.


Mass intentions next weekend

Sat:         8.00 p.m. – Eileen O’Neill, Gooseberry Hill & Sr. Malachy & Gerard Duggan, Rowels.

Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Neily Murphy, Glounakeel.

Sun:        11.00 a.m. – - Jerry Browne, Ballinatona.


Collections last weekend

Door: Rockchapel: €181                                                             Meelin: €467

Diocesan Religious Purposes: €462

Autumn Stations

Tuesday, 16th October – Rowels, Banane, Dromadda and Bohus, Meenkeragh, Meentina and Cummery Connell and Toureenacoppogue, The Line and The Commons in Meelin Church at 8.00 p.m.

Wednesday, 17th October – Knockacluggin and Knockacummer, Meenygorman, Toureenamare and Ballinatona, Knockscovane and Knockskehy, Meenroe, Clashroe, Meenishal and Knockduff Upper and Meelin Village, Knockeen and Knockduff in Meelin Church at 8.00 p.m.

Thursday, 18th October – Lyreneague, Glencarney and Rockchapel Village in Rockchapel Church at 8.00 p.m.



Lotto - Winning numbers were 3, 5, 6, 19.  No Jackpot winner.  Next week’s jackpot is €1,100.  Lucky Dip Winners of €25 – Maurice Murphy, Glencarney; Mary & Eileen Deely;  Kevin & Michelle Collins.  Seller’s Prize: Maurice Murphy.


Rockchapel Community Centre T-Party - The annual American T-Party hosted by Rockchapel Community Centre, will take place in the hall next Friday night, 19th October.  Great night guaranteed.  Please come out and support this as the Community Centre is there for everyone.


Boherbue Comprehensive School - 5th and 6th Class pupils and their parents/guardians are invited to Boherbue Comprehensive School's Enrolment and Open Evening on Thursday night, 18th October, 2018, from 7.30 to 9.30 p.m.


Sincere Thanks is expressed to John Holland of Holland Headstones for the work he has done, free of charge, on the headstones of the priests graves in Meelin Church grounds.  Thanks to his work the inscriptions on the stones can be clearly read once again.  For this we are very grateful.


The Collection for Africa (Gorta) last weekend was €412.  Thank you for your support. 


Maurice Bric UCD; The World of Nana Nagle when the Penal Laws were enforced, ignored and abolished.  Saturday, 20th October 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. €65 including light lunch.  Booking required Nano Nagle Birthplace 022-26411.  www.nanonaglebirthplace.ie


Cloyne Diocese - Eucharistic Adoration – Afternoon of Prayer, Sunday 21st October from 2.00 p.m. – 6.00 p.m.  at the Nano Nagle Centre, Killavullen, Mallow. 

Eucharistic Retreat (Residential) – Friday 16th November from 6.00 p.m. to Saturday 17th November at 4.00 p.m.  at Ennismore Retreat Centre, Montenotte, Cork.

Both events are conducted by Fr. John Keane.  Booking is essential contact Mary on 087-28985118 or Nuala on 086-1544075