Weekly Newsletter 17th June 2018


11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

17th June, 2018

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

Parish Website www.rockchapel.ie


Masses for the Week


Sun:       10.00 a.m. – Denis Mulcahy, Toureanagrenne.

Wed:      10.00 a.m.

Thurs:    10.00 a.m

Fri:         8.00 p.m. – Dan Casey – First Anniversary.



Sat:         8.00 p.m.

Sun:       11.00 a.m. Paddy Joe O’Connor, Knockduff.

Mon:      9.00 a.m.

Tues:      9.00 a.m. – Jeremiah Sheahan, Knockacummer.


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

Confessions at 7.30 p.m.


Readers for Next Weekend.

Sat:         8.00 p.m. – John Curtin.

Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Breeda O’Callaghan.


Eucharist Ministers next weekend

Sat:         8.00 p.m. – Kathleen Collins & Aine Curtin.

Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Noel O’Callaghan & Fiona Curtin.


Mass intentions next weekend

Sat:         8.00 p.m.

Sun:       10.00 a.m. – Nora, Jack & Mick Browne.

Sun:       11.00 a.m. – Dan, Michael & Elizabeth Brosnan, Knockfuff.




Collections last weekend.

Door: Rockchapel: €337                                                                     Meelin: €240


The 4th collection for the World Meeting of Families will be taken up at all masses this weekend.  The proceeds of this collection will help to defray the cost of Pope Francis visit to Ireland.


The annual collection for retired Priests in the Diocese of Cloyne will be taken up at all masses this weekend.  Please give generously.


Cemetery Mass

The annual Rockchapel Cemetery mass will take place on Friday July 6th at 8.00 p.m.


Rockchapel National School: Our end of year mass will take place in the school on Monday 25th June at 1.30pm.  Everyone in the parish is welcome to join us in celebrating a Mass of  Thanksgiving for our school year.  Refreshments afterwards.


Lotto Winning numbers were 2, 6, 15, 26.  No jackpot winner.  Next week’s jackpot is €8,900.  Lucky dip winners of €25:  Marie Stack; Kate Duane; Eileen Feehan.  Seller’s Prize: Marie Stack.


Mike Guerin Drama Classes - Mike Guerin is now taking bookings for drama classes in September on Wednesday night at 6.00 p.m.  Booking is essential as places are limited.  Please contact Mike on 087-4124741.


Rockchapel Community Council - invite you to attend the official opening of our new footpath project which extends from Graveyard to L5002 (Stacks garage) on 2nd July at 7pm. Two representatives from Knocknacummer windfarm will be in attendance on the night. We would appreciate a good attendance to show our appreciation for their sponsorship.


Family Pilgrimage to the Shrine of St. Gobnait in Ballvourney on Sunday 24th June.  Open air mass begins at 3.30 p.m. followed by anointing of the sick.  Bishop of Cloyne Rev. William Crean, D.D. will celebrate mass all with other concelebrants.  Please come early for ease of access.


Cloyne Diocesan Pilgrimage to Fatima - 11th - 18th September 2018:  Cost €899 – 7 nights full board. Flight from Cork to Faro return. Insurance €29 extra for those who wish to avail of it. Single room supplement is €30 a night.  Contact Pilgrimage Abroad 01 6359300 or further information or Fr. Patrick Winkle 024 92270, Fr. John McCarthy 021 4815619 or Nora 087 2509184