Weekly Newsletter 18th March 2018


5th Sunday of Lent

18th March, 2018

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

Parish Website www.rockchapel.ie


Masses for the Week


Sat:         7.30 p.m. – Fr. Jim Browne

Sun:       10.00 a.m. – Thomas O’Carroll, Glencarney.

Thurs:    10.00 p.m.

Fri:         10.00 a.m.

Sat:         10.00 a.m.



Sun:       11.00 a.m. Michael Twomey, Rowels.

Mon:      9.00 a.m.

Tues:      9.00 a.m.

Wed:      9.00 a.m.


Vigil Mass next Saturday night is in Meelin at 7.30 p.m.   

Confessions at 7.00 p.m.


Readers for Next Weekend.

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


Eucharistic Ministers next weekend

Sun:        10.00 a.m.  – Michael Fitzgerald & Noreen O’Keeffe.


Mass intentions next weekend

Sat:         7.30 p.m. – John Joe Brosnan.

Sun:       10.00 a.m. – Eileen Twomey, Meenkeragh.


Collections last Weekend


Rockchapel:              €208                               Meelin:  €472


Spring Stations

Friday, 23rd March – Lyreneague at the home of John & Ita Geaney at 8.00 p.m.



Lotto Winning numbers were 4, 5, 10, 11.  No jackpot winner.  Next week’s jackpot is €7,600.  Lucky dip winners of €25:  Ciss Guiney’ Mary Murphy; Con Casey; Seller’s Prize: Rockchapel P. O.


Athea Drama Group ‘Pretend Sick’

St. Peter’s Ladies Juvenile Football Club are hosting Athea Drama group in Rockchapel Community Centre on Saturday night next, 24th March at 8.30 p.m. with the hilarious comedy play ‘Pretend Sick’.  Tickets available from local shop, Post Office and parents.  One not to be missed!  Please support.  All proceeds going to St. Peter’s Ladies Juvenile Football Club.


Donkey Derby

St. Peter’s Juvenile Football club will hold their annual Fundraiser Donkey Derby in Paddy’ Molly’s on this Sunday 18th March at 8.30 p.m.  Your support would be greatly appreciated.


Cork Marriage Encounter Weekend
The Cork International Hotel - 13th April to 15th April 2018.
Marriage Encounter is a Weekend getaway experience for all married couples who want to rediscover the joy of Marriage.
For further information: 086 8334382-086 6095168 - www.marriageencounter.ie

Annual Loreto Vigil at Knock
The 44th Eucharistic Loreto Vigil will take place at Knock Shrine on Saturday 24-Sunday 25 March. The Vigil will begin at 8.30pm with Eucharistic Adoration, Benediction &Veneration of the Precious Relic from the Holy House of Loreto. Mass will take place at 11.30pm in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel with celebrant Fr Brendan Walsh, SAC.  See church notice board for further information.

Castlelyons Book Launch
“Mise an Mac San” book launch will take place in Castlelyons Community Centre on Sunday, March 18th at 3.00 p.m.