Weekly Newsletter 22nd July 2018


16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

22nd July, 2018

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

Parish Website www.rockchapel.ie


Masses for the Week


Sat:         8.00 p.m. - Maurice, Eileen & Paddy Murphy, Meeng

Sun:       10.00 a.m.

Thurs:    10.00 a.m.

Fri:         10.00 a.m.



Sun:       11.00 a.m. Ben & Mary O’Sullivan, Gooseberry Hill.

Mon:      10.00 a.m.

Tues:      10.00 a.m.

Wed:      10.00 a.m. – Maurice Quinlan, Meenygorman


Vigil Mass next Saturday night is in Meelin at 8.00 p.m.

Confessions at 7.30 p.m.


Readers for Next Weekend.

Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Katie Stack.


Eucharist Ministers next weekend

Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Kathleen Collins & Aine Curtin.


Mass intentions next weekend

Sat:         8.00 p.m.  – Timmy Angland

Sun:       10.00 a.m. – Nora Mai O’Donoghue (Nee Buckley), Months Mind Mass.

Sun:       11.00 a.m. – Emma O’Sullivan, Gooseberryhill.


Collections last weekend.

Door: Rockchapel: €222                                                                     Meelin: €348




Winning numbers were 13, 14, 24, 26.  No jackpot winner.  Next week’s jackpot is €9,400.  Lucky dip winners of €25:  John O’Connor; Paddy O’Leary; The Curtin Family.  Seller’s Prize: John O’Connor.

Jesuit Week / Week of Ignatian Spirituality 24st-31st July

‘Your Life, Your Story, Your Pathway to God’
Facilitated by Eddie Cosgrove SJ, Terry Howard SJ and Dermot Mansfield SJ
There will be two 20-minute sessions daily at 11.05am and 7.05pm and also a preached retreat each day in the Prayer Guidance Centre and Mass at 3pm in the Basilica. Each day will focus on a different theme. No booking necessary, all welcome. Please see www.knockshrine.ie/events for further details.


Evening Transport

A new evening time Community Transport service will operate in the Rockchapel/Meelin/Taur/Newmarket areas commencing on Saturday, July 28th.  The service will also include transport to Mass both in Rockchapel and Meelin on alternate Saturdays.  It is open to everybody and free travel passes are accepted or €5 adult return fare without a travel pass.  For further information one may contact the Local Link office in Fermoy on 025-51454 or bookings on 086-8259024. Or notice on Church notice board. 


Bruach Na Carraige

The local Seisiún have commenced in Bruach Na Carraige, taking place every Tuesday night for July and August commencing at 9.00 p.m.  A great night guaranteed. 


IRD Duhallow

IRD Duhallow will hold their Annual General Meeting and launch of Progress Report 17-18 on Wednesday 25th July 2018 at 8pm at the James O’Keeffe Institute, Newmarket, Co. Cork.

The Directors of IRD Duhallow in recognition of the strong role local communities and businesses play in the success of the Company are holding an open meeting with all members of Communities, Voluntary Groups and Businesses invited to attend