Weekly Newsletter 28th October 2018


31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

28th October, 2018

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

Parish Website www.rockchapel.ie


Masses for the Week


Sat:            8.00 p.m. – Deceased members of The Curtin Family, Knockatoon.

Sun:           10.00 a.m. – Noreen Murphy, Glounakeel.

Wed:         7.30 p.m. – VIGIL MASS – Timmie Buckley, Glencarney.

Thurs:       10.00 a.m. – All Staints.

Fri:             10.00 a.m.  – All Souls.

Sat:            10.00 a.m.



Sun:           11.00 a.m. – Pat & Anne O’Mahony, Killarney.

Mon:         9.00 a.m. – Charlie & Kathleen Barry, Meenkeragh.

Tues:         10.00 a.m. – Michael O’Callaghan.

Thurs:       11.00 a.m.

Fri:             11.00 a.m.


Vigil Mass next Saturday night is in Meelin at 7.30 p.m.

Confessions at 7.00 p.m.


Readers for Next Weekend.

Wed:          7.30 p.m. – Tríona Curtin.

Thurs:        10.00 a.m. – Noelene Quinn.

Sun:            10.00 a.m. – Áine Curtin.


Eucharist Ministers next weekend

Wed:          7.30 p.m. – Kathleen Collins & Áine Curtin.

Thurs:        10.00 a.m. – Noreen Murphy & Elaine Coughlan.

Sun:            10.00 a.m. – Michael Fitzgerald & Elaine Coughlan.


Mass intentions next weekend

Sat:            7.30 p.m. – Paul Browne.

Sun:           10.00 a.m. – Con Murphy, Glounakeel.

Sun:           11.00 a.m. – Timmie O’Sullivan, Meenroe.


Collections last weekend

Door:        Rockchapel: €247                                                                                            Meelin: €406

Mission Sunday Collection: €652


Altar Society for  November

Mary Collins, Jessie Collins, Bridie Murphy & Dan Joe Murphy.


Collectors for November

Vigil: Tom Murphy, Michael McAuliffe, Joseph Allen.

Sunday: Finbarr Murphy, Harry Walsh, Tommy Murphy.


Autumn Stations

Monday, 29th October – Knockscovane and Gooseberry Hill at the home of Michael & Bernie Collins at 8.00 p.m.

Friday, 2nd November – Glounakeel at the home of Anton Coughlan at 8.00 p.m.



Lotto - Winning numbers were 2, 4, 8, 10.  No Jackpot winner.  Next week’s jackpot is €1,300.  Lucky Dip Winners of €25 – Dan Joe & Philomena Guiney; James J. Stack; Declan O’Riordan.  Seller’s Prize: Dan Joe & Philomena Guiney.


Safe guarding Children Diocesan Newsletter are now available at the back of the church.  Please take one.


Irish Catholic – if people wish that the newspaper would continue to be on sale in our churches, it is important that you purchase them.


November Offerings – Envelopes for November lists and offerings are available in porches.  12 masses will be offered during the year for those on Holy Souls lists. 


Indulgences – From 12 Noon on 1st November until midnight on the 2nd No ember all who have confessed, received Holy Communion and prayed for the Pope’s intentions can gain one plenary indulgence.  See notice board at the back of the church for more details.


Cemetery Prayers – The annual prayers for the dead will be held in Rockchapel Cemetery on Sunday next, 4th November at 2.00 p.m.  All are welcome.  


Halloween Disco – Rockchapel Parents Association will hold their annual Halloween disco for National School children in Rockchapel Community Centre on Tuesday night, 30th October from 6.30 p.m. – 8.00 p.m.


Tournafulla Development Association are holding a fundraising bingo in Halla Tadhg Gaelach, Tournafulla on Sunday November 4th at 3.00 p.m. sharp.  Your support would be greatly appreciated. 


Cork N.W. Multiple Sclerosis - : A Quiz Night in Aid of Cork N.W. Multiple Sclerosis is being held on Friday 2nd November at Hourigan’s Lounge, High St., Newmarket at 9p.m.- Teams of 4 - €40 per team. Your support would be greatly appreciated.