Weekly Newsletter 25th March 2018 - HOLY WEEK

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HOLY  WEEK  2018

St. Peter’s Church, Rockchapel

 

Sunday 25th:                10.00 a.m.  Eileen Twomey, Meenkeragh. 

Monday 26th:              7.45 p.m.  - Penitential Service    

Tuesday 27th                   

Adoration:                   7.30 p.m.  – 8.30 p.m. 

Wednesday 28th  

Mass of the Oils, (Chrism Mass) in St. Coleman’s Cathedral, Cobh at 7.30 p.m. 

Holy Thursday, 29th

Mass of the Lord’s Supper:                  9.00 p.m.

Adoration at Altar of Repose until 11.00 p.m.

 

Good Friday, 30th

Celebration of the Lord’s Passion:       3.00 p.m.

Confessions:                                        4.00 p.m.

Stations of the Cross:                           7.00 p.m

Today is a day of fast and abstinence. 

The Annual Collection for the Holy Places will be taken up at the 3.00 p.m. Ceremony.

 

Holy Saturday, 1st  April

Confessions:                11.00 a.m.

Easter Vigil Mass:        7.30 p.m. – Danny Murphy, Glounakeel

 

Easter Sunday, 16th 

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

 

The Sick of the Parish will be visited in their homes on Monday at the usual times. 

 

Eucharistic Ministers

All Eucharistic Ministers are invited to renew their commitment to the ministry at the Mass of the Lords Supper on Holy Thursday.

 

 

St. Joseph’s Church, Meelin

 

Saturday 24th:          7.30 p.m. – John Joe Brosnan.

Sunday 25th:             11.00 a.m.

 

Monday 26th   

Mass:                        10.00 a.m. – Paddy & Robert Keane.

Adoration:                7.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m.

Penitential Service:   8.30 p.m.

 

Tuesday 27th   

Mass:                        10.00 a.m. – Bridget O’Sullivan, Rowels

 

Wednesday 28th  

Chrism Mass in St. Coleman/s Cathedral, Cobh at 7.30 p.m.

 

Holy Thursday, 29th

Mass of the Last Supper:                     7.30 p.m.

Adoration until mid-night.

 

Good Friday, 30th  

Stations of the Cross:                           12.00 Noon

Celebration of the Lord’s Passion:       8.00 p.m.

Confessions:                                        9.00 p.m.

Today is a day of fast and abstinence. 

The Annual Collection for the Holy Places will be taken up at the 8.00 p.m. Ceremony.

 

Holy Saturday, 1st April  

Confessions:                                        12.00 Noon

Easter Vigil Mass:                                9.00 p.m.

 

Easter Sunday, 16th

Mass:               11.00 a.m. – Deceased of the Counihan Family.

 

Eucharistic Ministers

All Eucharistic Ministers are invited to renew their commitment to the ministry at the Mass of the Lords Supper on Holy Thursday.

The Sick of the Parish will be visited in their homes on Monday at the usual times. 

Readers for Rockchapel

Holy Thursday at 9.00 p.m.:            Nora Mary Curtin.

Good Friday at 3.00 p.m.:                Aine Curtin, Fiona Curtin & Noelene Quinn.

Holy Saturday at 9.00 p.m.:             Eimear Murphy, Triona Curtin, Noreen Murphy & Joan McNulty.

Easter Sunday at 10.00 a.m.:           John Curtin.

 

Eucharistic Ministers

Holy Thursday at 9.00 p.m.:            Shelia Mulcahy & Kit Doody..

Good Friday at 3.00 p.m.:                Con O’Connor & Fiona Curtin..

Holy Saturday at 9.00 p.m.:             Triona Carroll & Breeda O’Callaghan..

Easter Sunday at 10.00 a.m.:           Nora M Curtin, Susan Curtin & Fiona Curtin

 

Readers for Meelin

Holy Thursday at 7.30 p.m.:            Pat O’Callaghan.

Good Friday at 8.00 p.m.:                Mairead O’Sullivan, Marian O’Sullivan, Marie O’Sullivan.

Holy Saturday at 7.30 p.m.:             Connie O’Sullivan, Niamh Brosnan, Anthony Buckley & Declan Buckley.

Easter Sunday at 11.00 a.m.:           Mary Buckley.

 

Holy Week - is the greatest week in the Churches Liturgical year.  As a Parish Community, we commemorate the events in the life of Christ that led to his glorious resurrection and our redemption.  I appeal to everyone to make a special effort to attend the ceremonies of the week.

 

Trocaire Boxes - Please bring your Trocaire Boxes to the Sacristy before or after any of the Holy week ceremonies.

 

Easter Offerings for the Priest will be taken up at all Masses next weekend.  The door and offertory collections at these Masses also go to the support of the Priest.

 

Last Weekend Collections

Door

Rockchapel:                             €365                                        Meelin:                    €186

 

Altar Society for April

Mary & Jessie Collins & Dan Joe & Bridie Murphy.

 

Collectors for April

Vigil – Michael Stack, Michael Carroll & Pat Murphy.

Sunday – Pat McBride, Con O’Connor & Martin Stack.

 

GAA

Lotto: Winning numbers 7, 14, 16, 22.  No Jackpot winner.  Next week’s Jackpot is €7,700.  Lucky Dip Winners of €25 – Liz Stack; Jack Walsh; Noel O’Callaghan.  Seller’s Prize: Liz Stack.

 

Annual Community Centre Raffle will take place after Easter Sunday mass.