Weekly Newsletter - 1st April 2019

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 4th Sunday of Lent

31st March, 2019
Fr.Denis Stritch P.P. 029 68007/086 2206607
Parish Website www.rockchapel.ie
 
Masses for the Week
Rockchapel
Sat:         7.30 p.m. – Jerome Shine, Grotto Terrace, Rockchapel.
Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Shelia Coughlan,1st Anniversary and Paddy Coughlan, 5th Anniversary.
Tues:       8.00 p.m.
 
Meelin
Sun:        11.00 a.m.
Mon:       11.00 a.m.
Fri:         8.00 p.m. – Doreen Curtin, Month Mind Mass.
 
Vigil Mass next Saturday nightis in Meelin at 8.00 p.m.
Confessions at 7.30 p.m.
 
Mass at 8.00 p.m. each Saturday during Summer time.
 
Readers for Next Weekend.
Sun:         10.00 a.m. – Joan McNulty.
 
Eucharist Ministers next weekend
Sun:         10.00 a.m. – Nora Mary Curtin & Susan Curtin.
 
Mass intentions next weekend
Sat:         7.30 p.m. – John Joe Brosnan, Meelin Village.
 
Collections Last weekend
Rockchapel: €223                                                                      Meelin: €371
 
Atlar Society for April
Mary Allen, Mike Allen & Marian Allen.

 
Collectors for April
Vigil:      Michael Stack, Michael Carroll, Pat Murphy (Meeng).
Sunday: Pat McBride, Con O’Connor & Martin Stack.
 
Eucharistic Adoration for Fr. Stritch
Fr. Stritch is due to have an operation on Tuesday next, 2nd April. Eucharist Adoration in Rockchapel Church will start at 1.00 p.m. and finish with Mass at 8.00 p.m. Sheets with half hour rota are available at the 3 doors of the Church. Can you please put your name on the sheet at whatever times you are available. Fr. Stritch very much appreciates our prayers.
 
Community Centre
Rockchapel Community Centre will hold a meeting on Tuesday night, 2nd April at 8.30 p.m.  New members welcome.
 
Boherbue Comprehensive School
Boherbue Comprehensive School are staging the musical “The King of Pride Rock” in Pearse Memorial Hall on Wednesday 10th, Thursday 11th & Friday 12th of April at 8.00 p.m. Tickets €10 must be purchased from the school in advance. Please contact 029-76032.
 
St. Joseph’s Foundation Spring Fair – will take place on Sunday 14th April at Baker’s Road, Charleville at 1.30 p.m. All support greatly appreciated.
 
GAA 
Lotto - Winning numbers were 6, 11, 21, 26 No Jackpot winner. Next jackpot is €3,400. Lucky Dip Winners of €25: Mary Anne Casey; Seamus Cooper; Nollaig & Charlie. Seller’s Prize: Murphy’s Bar.
 
Yearly Tickets– The annual GAA yearly tickets for the coming year are now on sale. Contact any member of Rockchapel GAA if interested. 
 
Bishop Crean has sent a letter for safeguarding Sunday. Copies available in the porches. Please take one. 
 
Rosary at the Grottos – Join thousands of people around Ireland as we go to our local Grottos to pray the Rosary each day during the month of May at 8pm (unless otherwise stated). To sign up your local Grotto simply visit www.coastalrosaryireland.ie or call/text 087 278 6552.  
 
Disability Awareness in Sport - IRD Duhallow have organised a Disability Awareness in Sport Workshop as part of Cork Sports Ability Week. This workshop will take place on Tuesday 9th of April at 6.30pm in the James O’Keeffe Institute, Newmarket. The cost of the training course is €10.00 and refreshments will be served. Spaces are limited so booking is essential. Contact jacinta.carroll@irdduhallow.com.