Weekly Newsletter - 25th August 2019

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 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

25th August, 2019
Fr. Denis Stritch P.P. 029 68007/086 2206607
Parish Website www.rockchapel.ie
 
Masses for the Week
Rockchapel
Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Connie Carroll, Stagmount.
Wed:       10.00 a.m.
Thurs:     10.00 a.m.
Fri:         10.00 a.m.
 
Meelin
Sat:         8.00 p.m. – Paul Browne.
Sun:        11.00 a.m. – Kathleen Barry, Meenkeragh.
Mon:       10.00 a.m.
Tues:       10.00 a.m.
Fri:         8.00 p.m. – Jerry Browne, Ballinatona. First Anniversary.
Sat:         10.00 a.m.
 
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. – Joan McNulty
Sun:         10.00 a.m. – Noeleen Quinn.
 
Eucharist Ministers next weekend
Sat:          8.00 p.m. – Triona Carroll & Áine Curtin.
Sun:         10.00 a.m. – Nora Mary Curtin & Susan Curtin.

Mass intentions next weekend
Sat:         8.00 p.m. – Davie & Bridie Murphy, Knockatoon.
Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Deceased members of the Curtin and Collins families, Knockaclarig.
Sun:        11.00 a.m. – Nora Browne.
 
Collectors for September
Vigil: Noreen Murphy, Sean Allen & Jessie Collins.
Sunday: Timmie Twomey, Johnny J. Stack & Diarmuid Hickey.
 
Altar Society for September
Susan Curtin, Kathleen Barry, Elaine Hickey & Mary Nolan.
 
Collections Last Weekend
Door
Rockchapel: €407           Meelin: €198
 
Peter’s Pence - The Annual Collection for the Pope will be taken up at all masses in the parish this weekend.
 
Autumn Stations - Those wishing to have the stations in their homes should contact Fr. Stritch please.
 
Collections at the church doors in Rockchapel will end after this weekend and instead a basket collection will be taken up at the offertory. Please help the collectors to ensure a smooth change over to the new system.
 
GAA 
Lotto - Winning numbers were 2, 6, 11, 25. No Jackpot winner. Next jackpot is €5,500. Lucky Dip Winners of €25 Brosna G.A.A.; Mike O’Leary; Eimear, Aoibhe and Odhran Fitzgerald. Seller’s Prize: Brosna G.A.A.
 
IFC
Intermediate Football Champion Rockchapel Vs Glanworth will take place today, Sunday 25th August in Ballyclough at 3.00 p.m.
 
Minor Football Championship Final St. Peter’s Vs Killavullen on Thursday August 29th at 7.00 p.m. Venue to be confirmed.
 
U14 Football Championship Plate Final St. Peter’s Vs Sliabh Luachra Gaels on Wednesday, August 28th. Venue and time to be confirmed.
 
Boherbue Comprehensive School
Boherbue Comprehensive School will re-open for Second, Third and Sixth Year students ONLY from 9am to 4pm on Tuesday, 27th August, 2019.
First Year students ONLY are required to attend on Wednesday, 28th August.
First Year, Transition Year and Fifth Year students ONLY are required to attend Thursday, 29th August.
All classes will attend on Friday, 30th August.
 
Lough Derg 2019 - One day retreats continue on specific days until Sunday 29th September. For bookings or further information telephone on 071-9851518.