Weekly Newsletter - 27th January 2019

3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time.
27th January, 2019
Fr.Denis Stritch P.P. 029 68007/086 2206607
Parish Website www.rockchapel.ie
Masses for the Week
Sun:           10.00 a.m. – Patrick J. & Mary Jo Murphy & Fr. Tom Murphy, Meeng.
Wed:         10.00 a.m.
Thurs:       10.00 a.m.
Fri:             7.30 p.m.
Sat:            7.30 p.m. – Paddy & Kitty Kelly, Meelin Village.
Sun:           11.00 a.m. – Kathleen, Timothy & Ben Ryan, Knockscovane.
Mon:         9.00 a.m.
Tues:         9.00 a.m.
Fri:             8.30 p.m.
Sat:            10.00 a.m.
Vigil Mass next Saturday nightis in Rockchapel at 7.30 p.m.
Confessions at 7.00 p.m.
Readers for Next Weekend.
Sat:             7.30 p.m. – Noreen Murphy.
Sun:            10.00 a.m. – Noelene Quinn.
Eucharist Ministers next weekend
Sat:             7.30 p.m. – Nora Mary Curtin & Áine Curtin.
Sun:            10.00 a.m. – Noel O’Callaghan & Connie O’Connor.
Mass intentions next weekend
Sat:            7.30 p.m. – Nora & Michael O’Donnell, Grotto Terrace.
Sun:           10.00 a.m. – The Sheehan & Roche Families.
Sun:           11.00 a.m. – Mary Foley, Cummerduff. 1st Anniversary.
Collections last weekend
Door:        Rockchapel: €387                                                                                            Meelin: €290
Collectors for February
Vigil: Mike Murphy; Thomas W. Murphy; Jack Walsh.
Sunday: Dan Rahilly; John T. Curtin; Framk Curtin.
Altar Society for February
Eily Mai Hickey; Breeda O’Callaghan; Lorraine Murphy.
Friday next is First Friday. The sick will be visited in their homes. Both evening masses will be offered as November masses for the dead. 
Winning numbers were 5,13, 15, 28. No Jackpot winner. Next jackpot is €2,500. Lucky Dip Winners of €25: Ned Buckley; Julian O’Keeffe; Tony Collins. Seller’s Prize: Murphy’s Shop.
St. Peter’s AGM will take place next Friday night, 2nd February in Rockchapel Community Centre at 8.00 p.m. A parent from each family is requested to attend.
Safeguarding Children - In accordance with safeguarding guidelines all volunteers will be asked to complete the relevant forms over the next few weeks. 
Text Alert Rockchapel & Meelin - A meeting will take place next Thursday night 31st January at 8.00 p.m. in Rockchapel Community Centre. Any person wishing to join, have name, mobile Number and €10 for meeting or give name, mobile number and money to Murphy’s Shop, Rockchapel or Brosnan’s Shop Meelin.
Rockchapel National School
The parents, staff & pupils of Rockchapel National School wish to express our sincere gratitude to Pat O’Connor & Jerry O’Mahony of ADA, for their presentation of funds to the school from the proceeds of the recent Duhallow Choir concert.
The school has benefitted hugely from this and appreciates the efforts of all involved.  We wish to thank ADA, the companies & individuals who sent sponsorship and all those who sold or bought tickets.  Míle Buíochas!
Enrolments are now being taken for entry to the junior infant class for September 2019. We look forward to welcoming all queries from parents interested in enrolling their child. Expression of Interest forms are available from the school secretary on 029 69129.
Confirmation:  11 children from the senior classes in Rockchapel N.S. will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation in Rockchapel on Thursday, 7th March. Your prayers are requested for these children as they continue on their journey of preparation.
Rockchapel Community Centre AGM – will take place on Tuesday night, 29th January at 8.00p.m. A representative from each organisation is requested to attend.  


 Abbeyside Players present “The Chastitute” by John B. Keane in Rockchapel Community Centre on Saturday, 16th February at 8.00 p.m. Admission €10. Tickets available from any member of Community Centre Committee.