Weekly Newsletter - 28th April 2019

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 2nd Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday)

28th April, 2019
Fr. Denis Stritch P.P. 029 68007/086 2206607
Parish Website www.rockchapel.ie
 
Masses for the Week
Rockchapel
Sat:         8.00 p.m.
Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Tim O’Connell, Rockhill.
Thurs:     10.00 a.m.
Fri:         2.00 p.m. – Funeral Mass.
Sat:         10.00 a.m. – Denis, Eily & John Mulcahy.
 
Meelin
Sun:        11.00 a.m. – Tim Joe Twomey, Rowels.
Mon:       9.00 a.m.
Tues:       9.00 a.m.
Wed:       9.00 a.m.
Fri:         8.30 p.m.
 
Vigil Mass next Saturday nightis in Meelin at 8.00 p.m.
Confessions at 7.30 p.m.
 
Readers for Next Weekend.
Sun:         10.00 a.m. – Elizabeth Stack.
 
Eucharist Ministers next weekend
Sun:         10.00 a.m. – Nora Mary Curtin & Breeda O’Callaghan.
 
Mass intentions next weekend
Sat:         8.00 p.m. – Nellie Duggan, Rowels.
Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Nora Murphy, Glounakeel.
Sun:        11.00 a.m. – Connie Twomey, Rowels.
 
Fr. Stritch wishes to thank you all sincerely for your station and Easter Offerings and also for your generous contributions to the door and basket collections last weekend. 
 
Collectors for May
Vigil: Tom Murphy, Michael McAuliffe, Joseph Allen
Sunday: Finbarr Murphy, Harry Walsh, Tommy Murphy.
 
Altar Society for May
Noreen Keating, Michelle Kelly & Bridget Carroll.
 
First Friday
Friday next is the First Friday of May. The sick of the parish will be visited on Friday. The Thursday morning Mass in Rockchapel and Friday evening Mass in Meelin will be offered as November masses for the dead. 
 
Memorial Run
The Con (Cud) Murphy Memorial Run will take place on this 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. 
A 5K walk/Run will also take place, commencing at Rockchapel Community Centre at 12.30 p.m. Proceeds from this also going to Kerry Hospice Foundation. Please support. 
Any queries contact John on 087-6987509.
 
GAA 
Lotto - Winning numbers were 1, 11, 15, 18. No Jackpot winner. Next jackpot is €3,800. Lucky Dip Winners of €25: Liam & Stasia Sheahan; Donal O’Callaghan; Mike Allen. Seller’s Prize: Liam & Stasia Sheahan.
 
Yearly Lotto
The GAA yearly lotto will commence for the new year on next Wednesday night. Anyone wishing to enter a yearly ticket, please contact any member of the GAA. Extra Christmas prizes for yearly ticket holders. 
 
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
 
Dawn Mass
On the 1st May the Saoi network will open their annual Bealtaine Festival with a Mass at 6.00 a.m. at the Source of the Blackwater. People are encouraged to wrap up well in warm clothing for this special spiritual ceremony. To register please ring 029-60633.