Weekly Newsletter 4th November 2018


31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

4th November, 2018

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

Parish Website www.rockchapel.ie


Masses for the Week


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

Thurs:       7.30 p.m. – Denny & Betty Stack, The Forge, Stagmount.

Fri:             10.00 a.m.  

Sat:            12.30 p.m. – Wedding Mass.



Sat:            7.30 p.m. – Paul Browne.

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

Mon:         9.00 a.m. – Nora & David O’Sullivan.

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. – Fíona Curtin.


Eucharist Ministers next weekend

Sat:             7.30 p.m. – Shelia Mulcahy & Kit Doody.

Sun:            10.00 a.m. – Con O’Connor & Áine Curtin.


Mass intentions next weekend

Sat:            7.30 p.m. – Nora O’Reilly, Rockchapel & London.

Sun:           10.00 a.m. – Paddy Jer & All deceased members of the Murphy Family, Meeng.

Sun:           11.00 a.m. – Peg Collins & deceased members of the Collins Family.


Collections last weekend

Door:        Rockchapel: €393                                                                                            Meelin: €241



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

Friday, 16th November – Millen at the home of Jessie & Mary Collins at 7.30 p.m.



Lotto - Winning numbers were 3, 10, 15, 20  No Jackpot winner.  Next week’s jackpot is €1,400.  Lucky Dip Winners of €25 – Noel & Breda O’Callaghan; Carmel Murphy; Martin Casey.  Seller’s Prize: Noel & Breda O’Callaghan.


World Meeting of Families Collection

Please support the 5th National collection for WMOF2018 which will be taken up in our parish next weekend, 10th/11th November. 


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. 


Rockchapel Cemetery Prayers

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


Remembrance Masses

A Remembrance Mass for those who died in the past year will be held in Rockchapel Church on Friday November 30th at 8.00 p.m. and in Meelin Church on Thursday, November 29th at 8.00 p.m. During mass a family member will be invited to light a memorial candle.  If a member of your family died outside the parish and you would like them included please contact Fr. Stritch. 


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. 


Glash Community Hall

Circuit training on Saturday mornings at 8 am in Glash  Community  Hall. All over body work out. Open to Men and women. More details contact  Sheila  O'Donoghue  0868136523.


Brosna Parish Presents Jimmy Buckley

Jimmy Buckley live in concert at St. Carthage’s Church, Brosna on Saturday 17th November.  Doors open from 7.00 p.m.  Concert commences at 8.00 p.m.  Tickets €20