Weekly Newsletter 1st April 2018 EASTER SUNDAY


Easter Sunday

1st April, 2018

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

Parish Website www.rockchapel.ie


Masses for the Week


Sat:         7.30 p.m. – Danny Murphy, Glounakeel.

Sun:       10.00 a.m. – Helen, Denis & David Quinlan.

Fri:         8.00 p.m. – Eileen, Johnny & John Jnr Dillane, Glounakeel.

Sat:         10.00 a.m.



Sat:         9.00 p.m.

Sun:       11.00 a.m. Deceased members of the Counihan Family.

Mon:      9.00 a.m.

Tues:      10.00 a.m. – Gussy Brosnan, Meelin Village.

Wed:      10.00 a.m.


Vigil Mass next Saturday night is in Meelin at 8.00 p.m. (Note Time Change).  

Confessions at 7.30 p.m.


Readers for Next Weekend.

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


Eucharistic Ministers next weekend

Sun:        10.00 a.m.  – Noreen Murphy & Elaine Coughlan.


Mass intentions next weekend

Sat:         8.00 p.m. – Jeremiah Buckley, Gooseberry Hill.

Sun:       10.00 a.m. – Tom Buckley.

Sun:       11.00 a.m. – Deceased members of the Doherty Family.


Collections last Weekend


Rockchapel:              €202                               Meelin:  €332

Easter Offerings

The Easter Offerings for the priest will be tkane up at all masses this weekend.  The door and basket collection at these masses also goes to the support of the priest. 


The monthly collection for Diocesan Religious Purposes will be taken up next weekend.


Friday next is first Friday.  The sick will be visited in their homes on Friday.  


The monthly November masses for the dead will be offered next week.


Parish Pastoral Council

The next meeting of the Parish Pastoral Council will be take place in Rockchapel Community Centre on Tuesday next at 8.30 p.m.  All members are requested to attend. 



Lotto Winning numbers were 7, 14, 22, 25.  No jackpot winner.  Next week’s jackpot is €7,800.  Lucky dip winners of €25:  Sean Allen; PJ Murphy; Domnic O’Riordan.  Seller’s Prize: Tony Murphy.


Youth Adult Faith Festival

As part of our preparations in the Diocese for the World Meeting of Families we are holding a Young Adult Faith Festival (age 16 to 35) the week of April 23rd to April 28th 2018. The aim of the festival is to journey with young adults on their faith journey while providing an opportunity for prayer, reflection and conversation. We would encourage everyone to come and join us at one of the events scheduled throughout the Diocese. For further information contact Brian Williams 086 8349540.


Cork Association for Autism

The Cork Association for Autism is having its bi annual Flag Day on Thursday May 3rd. They are looking for volunteers that would be so kind as to give up their time for a couple of hours on the day. The Flag Day will be taking part in the following locations in North and East Cork: Carrigtwohill, Charleville, Cobh, Fermoy, Mitchelstown, Mallow, Midleton, Watergrasshill and Youghal.  If you are interested in volunteering contact 021 453 3642 or email fundraising@corkautism.ie.