Weekly Newsletter 28th January 2018


4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

28th January 2018

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

Parish Website www.rockchapel.ie


Masses for the Week


Sun:           10.00 a.m. – Aenie Lane, Glounakeel. Anniversary.

Wed:         10.00 a.m.

Thurs:       10.00 a.m.

Fri:             10.00 a.m.



Sat:            7.30 p.m. – Bridget Curtin, Rowels.  1st Anniversary.

Sun:           11.00 a.m. – Kitty & Paddy Kelly, Meelin Village.

Mon:         9.00 a.m.

Tues:         9.00 a.m.

Fri:                          8.00 p.m. – Julia McAuliffe, Knockacummer.  1st Anniversary.

Sat:                         10.00 a.m.


Vigil Mass next Saturday night is 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. – Noeleen Quinn.


Eucharistic Ministers next weekend

Sat:             7.30 p.m. – Nora Mary Curtin & Áine Curtin.

Sun:            10.00a.am  – Noel O’Callaghan & Kathleen Collins.


Mass intentions next weekend

Sun:           10.00 a.m. – Fr. Tom Murphy (1st Anniversary) & Mary J and Patrick J. Murphy, Meeng. 

Sun:           11.00 a.m. – Patrick Quinlivan, Charleville Road, Newmarket. 


Collections last Weekend


Rockchapel:                     €209                                           Meelin:  €369


Frist Friday

Friday next is the first Friday.  The sick of the parish will be visited in their homes at the usual times.  Friday morning mass in Rockchapel and Saturday morning mass in Meelin will be offered as November masses for the dead. 


Feast of the Presentation of the Lord takes place next Friday, 2nd February.  Candles for home and altar use will be blessed before both masses next Friday. 


Saturday next is the Feast of St. Blaise. The blessing of the Throats will take  place after both masses next Saturday. 


Collectors for February

Vigil                                                                                     Sunday

Mike Murphy                                                                      Dan Rahilly

Thomas Murphy – Knockatoon                                      John T. Curtin

Jack Walsh                                                                          Frank Curtin


Altar Society for February

Susan Curtin, Kathleen Barry, Elaine Hickey & Mary Nolan.


Spring Stations

Those who wish to have the stations in their homes should contact Fr. Stritch as soon as possible please. 



Lotto Winning numbers were 10, 11, 25, 26.  No jackpot winner.  Next week’s jackpot is €6,900.  Lucky dip winners of €25:  Liam & Stasia Sheehan; Marian Browne, Bernie Murphy.  Seller’s Prize: Liam & Stasia Sheehan.


St. Peter’s Juvenile Ladies GAA Club AGM

The St.Peter’s Juvenile Ladies GAA club will hold its AGM on Tuesday night, 30th January at 8.30 p.m.  in Rockchapel Community Centre.  All parents asked to attend. 


Anam Cara

The organisation that supports bereaved parents is holding a Bereavement Information Evening on Wednesday 7th February at 7.30 p.m.  in the Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork.  This is a free event and opens to all bereaved parents.  As Anam Cara will need to confirm numbers for teas, Coffee, etc., please RSVP to info@anamcara.ie before Tuesday 6th February or call the information line on 085 2888888.