Weekly Newsletter 8th April 2018


1st Sunday of Easter (Devine Mercy Sunday)

8th April, 2018

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

Parish Website www.rockchapel.ie


Masses for the Week


Sun:       10.00 a.m. – Tom Buckley.

Thurs:    10.00 a.m. – November Mass for the dead.

Fri:         10.00 a.m.



Sat:         8.00 p.m. – Jeremiah Buckley, Gooseberry Hill.

Sun:       11.00 a.m. Deceased members of the Doherty Family.

Mon:      9.00 a.m.

Tues:      9.00 a.m.

Fri:         8.00 p.m. – Frank Curtin, Meenkeragh & Freemount.

Sat:         10.00 a.m. – November Mass for the dead.


Vigil Mass next Saturday night is in Rockchapel at 8.00 p.m.

Confessions at 7.30 p.m.


Readers for Next Weekend.

Sat:         8.00 p.m. – Julia Donovan.

Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Noreen O’Keeffe.


Eucharistic Ministers next weekend

Sat:         8.00 p.m. – Kathleen Collins & Aine Curtin.

Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Noel O’Callaghan & Fiona Curtin.


Mass intentions next weekend

Sat:         8.00 p.m. – Bill Nolan & Billy Nolan, Lyreneague.

Sun:       10.00 a.m. – Jer Keating, Knockanebane.

Sun:       11.00 a.m. – Dan, Mary Ita & Gerard Linehan.



The monthly collection for Diocesan Religious Purposes will be taken up at all masses this weekend.  



Lotto Winning numbers were 4, 19, 26, 28.  No jackpot winner.  Next week’s jackpot is €7,900.  Lucky dip winners of €25:  Joe Lane; John Murphy; Eileen O’Mahony.  Seller’s Prize: Joe Lane.


Intermediate Football Championship

IFC Rockchapel Vs Knocknagree will take place next Sunday, 15th April in Newmarket.  Time to be confirmed.


Youth Adult Faith Festival

As part of our preparations in the Diocese for the World Meeting of Families we are holding a Young Adult Faith Festival (age 16 to 35) the week of April 23rd to April 28th 2018. The aim of the festival is to journey with young adults on their faith journey while providing an opportunity for prayer, reflection and conversation. We would encourage everyone to come and join us at one of the events scheduled throughout the Diocese. For further information contact Brian Williams 086 8349540.


Cork Association for Autism

The Cork Association for Autism is having its bi annual Flag Day on Thursday May 3rd. They are looking for volunteers that would be so kind as to give up their time for a couple of hours on the day. The Flag Day will be taking part in the following locations in North and East Cork: Carrigtwohill, Charleville, Cobh, Fermoy, Mitchelstown, Mallow, Midleton, Watergrasshill and Youghal.  If you are interested in volunteering contact 021 453 3642 or email fundraising@corkautism.ie.