Weekly Newsletter - 21st April 2019


 Easter Sunday

21st April, 2019
Fr. Denis Stritch P.P. 029 68007/086 2206607
Parish Website www.rockchapel.ie
Masses for the Week
Sat:         8.00 p.m. – Easter Vigil.
Sun:        10.00 a.m.
Thurs:     8.00 p.m. – Station Mass.
Fri:         7.30 p.m. – Ellen Buckley, Rockchapel & England.
Sat:         8.00 p.m. – Easter Vigil.
Sun:        11.00 a.m. – Bridget O’Sullivan, Rowels.
Mon:       11.00 a.m. – Tim O’Sullivan, Rowels.
Wed:       8.00 p.m. – Station Mass.  
Vigil Mass next Saturday nightis in Rockchapel at 8.00 p.m.
Confessions at 7.30 p.m.
Readers for Next Weekend.
Sat:          8.00 p.m. – Noreen O’Keeffe.
Sun:         10.00 a.m. – Noeleen Quinn.
Eucharist Ministers next weekend
Sat:          8.00 p.m. – Shelia Mulcahy & Kit Doody.
Sun:         10.00 a.m. – Noreen Murphy & Elaine Coughlan.
Mass intentions next weekend
Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Tim O’Connell, Rockhill.
Sun:        11.00 a.m. – Tim Joe Twomey, Rowels.
Collections Last weekend
Rockchapel: €351                                                                      Meelin: €231
Lourdes Invalid Fund
The Lourdes Invalid Fund will hold their annual Church gate collection in Rockchapel & Meelin next weekend, 27th & 28th April. Your support will be greatly appreciated. 
Easter Raffle
Rockchapel Community Centre will hold their annual Easter Raffle after mass on Sunday. 
Memorial Run
The Con (Cud) Murphy Memorial Run will take place on Sunday, 28th April. Vintage/Classic cars, motorbikes, trucks and tractors. Approx. 20 miles. Registration at Rockchapel GAA grounds from 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 Noon on the day. Entry fee €20 with proceeds going to Kerry Hospice Foundation. Any queries contact John on 087-6987509.
Lotto - Winning numbers were 6, 13, 21, 25. No Jackpot winner. Next jackpot is €3,700. Lucky Dip Winners of €25: Pat & Kathleen Mulcahy; Dora Stack; O’Callaghan Family. Seller’s Prize: Pat & Kathleen Mulcahy.
Spring Stations
Wednesday, April 24th – Meenygorman, Toureenanane & Ballinatona, All Knockscovane, Knockakehy & Gooseberry Hill, Meenroe Glashoe, Meenishal & Knockduff FUpper nad Meelin Village, Knockeen and Knockduff in Meelin Churcha t 8.00 p.m.
Thursday, April 25th – Milleen, Lyreneague, All Glencarney and Rockchapel Village in Rockchapel Church at 8.00 p.m.
Friday, April 26th – Meeng at the home of Patrick & Nora O’Connell at 8.30 p.m.  
Pieta House offers counselling to families and children who have been bereaved by suicide, counselling to those who are self-harming and those who are suicidal. We also have a 24hr helpline which is 1800 247 247. We are able to offer this service from funds raised from the walk.  Help save lives by walking from Darkness Into Light on Saturday, 11th May at 4.15 a.m. Funds raised are going to Pieta House. To register go to www.darnessintolight.ie
Lough Derg One Day Retreats begin on Saturday 4th Amy and continues on 5th, 6th, 11th, 12th, 14th, 19th, 21st, 25th, 26th and 27th May. Why not take some time and space on Lough Derg personally or as a parish group this May? A New event for those who serve in lay parish ministry, is our Parish Ministry Day, Saturday 18th Amy. Booking essential. Tel 071 9861518. Email – info@loughderg.org or look at their website www.loughderg.org.