Weekly Newsletter - 18th August 2019

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 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

18th August, 2019
Fr. Denis Stritch P.P. 029 68007/086 2206607
Parish Website www.rockchapel.ie
 
Masses for the Week
Rockchapel
Sat:        8.00 p.m. - Ellen, Maurice & Paddy Murphy, Meeng.
Sun:       10.00 a.m. – Agnes Duggan, Glencarney.
Thurs:    10.00 a.m. – Eily O’Riordan, Knockafurtig.
Fri:         10.00 a.m.
Sat:        12.00 Noon – Mary O’Connell, Rockhill.
 
Meelin
Sun:       11.00 a.m. – Patrick Browne.
Mon:      10.00 a.m. – Peggie & Jack Keppel, The Line, Meelin.
Tues:      10.00 a.m.
Wed:      10.00 a.m.
 
Vigil Mass next Saturday nightis in Meelin at 8.00 p.m.
Confessions at 7.30 p.m.
 
Readers for Next Weekend.
Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Fíona Curtin.
 
Eucharist Ministers next weekend
Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Michael Fitzgerald & Noreen O’Keeffe.
 
Mass intentions next weekend
Sat:        8.00 p.m. – Paul Browne.
Sun:       10.00 a.m. – Connie Carroll.
Sun:       11.00 a.m. – Kathleen Barry, Meenkeragh.
 
Collections Last Weekend
Door
Rockchapel: €273       Meelin: €424
 
Peter’s Pence
The Annual Collection for the Pope will be taken up at all masses in the parish next weekend.
 
Autumn Stations
Those wishing to have the stations in their homes should contact Fr. Stritch please.
 
Collections
Collections at the church doors in Rockchapel will end after next week and instead a basket collection will be taken up at the offertory. Please help the collectors to ensure a smooth change over to the new system.
 
GAA 
Lotto - Winning numbers were 2, 11, 12, 14. No Jackpot winner. Next jackpot is €5,400. Lucky Dip Winners of €25 Eileen Aherne; Evan & Lauren Biggane; Tom Shine. Seller’s Prize: Patrick Carroll.
 
IFC
Intermediate Football Champion Rockchapel Vs Glanworth will take place on Sunday next, 25th August in Ballyclough at 3.00 p.m.
 
St. Peter’s Ladies GAA Fundraiser Clothes Collection – drop off the Community Centre. Dates for drop off are Friday 23rd 8.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m.; Saturday 24th 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 Noon. 
Novena to Our Lady of Knock
National Novena to Our Lady of Knock, at Knock Shrine continues to August 22nd at 3pm and 8pm daily. Anointing of the Sick at 2.30pm each day. Seminars by guest speakers at 12 noon daily. For further details, see www.knockshrine.ie or phone 094 93 88100.
 
Lough Derg 2019
One day retreats continue on specific days until Sunday 29th September. For bookings or further information telephone Maureen or Lorraine on 071-9851518 or email info@loughderg.org. www.loughderg.org.