Weekly Newsletter 9th September 2018


23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

9th September, 2018

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

Parish Website www.rockchapel.ie


Masses for the Week


Sun:       10.00 a.m. – Johnny Curtin & Joe Walsh, Knockafurtig

Wed       10.00:

Thurs:    10.00 a.m. – Elizabeth Kirby.

Fri:         8.00 p.m. – Davie & Bridie Murphy, Knockatoon.



Sat:         8.00 p.m. – John Murphy, Knockduff, & Shelia Curtin.

Sun:       11.00 a.m. - Denis & Carmel O’Riordan, Knockscovane

Mon:      9.00 a.m.

Tues:      9.00 a.m.

Sat:         10.00 a.m.


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. – Breeda O’Callaghan.

Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Caoimhe Ní Fhlannabhra.


Eucharist Ministers next weekend

Sat:         8.00 p.m. – Shelia Mulcahy & Kit Doody.

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


Mass intentions next weekend

Sat:         8.00 p.m. – Josie Doody, Mountcollins & Toureenagreinne

Sun:       10.00 a.m. – Nora O’Carroll, Glencarney.

Sun:       11.00 a.m. – Billy Curtin, Rowels.



Collections last weekend.

Door: Rockchapel: €361                                                                     Meelin: €265

Diocesan Religious Purposes:  €444


Autumn Stations

Those wishing to have the stations in their homes are asked to contact Fr. Stritch as soon as possible please.



Lotto - Winning numbers were 4, 7, 20, 24.  No jackpot winner.  Next week’s jackpot is €10,100.  Lucky dip winners of €25:  William O’Loughlin; Neil McAuliffe; Jack Broderick.  Seller’s Prize: William O’Loughlin.


Post Office Night of Appreciation

A night in appreciation for the service given by Rockchapel Post Office will be held in Rockchapel Community Centre on Friday night, 21st September at 8.30 p.m.  You attendance will be greatly appreciated. 


Mary Immaculate College Alumni Reunion 2018 - 6 October 2018

Did you graduate from MIC in 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2013? Then this is the event for you! MIC is welcoming back its Alumni on Saturday 6 October 2018 from 2.30pm - 5pm.This is the perfect opportunity to meet up with old friends, and reacquaint yourself with the College. Should you wish to attend, please advise us in advance alumni@mic.ul.ie  and put "Class Reunion" in the subject line. More details: www.mic.ul.ie/marketingpr/Pages/Alumni.aspx


St. Pio

A Tridium to St. Pio in Togher Church on Monday 10th September, rosary at 7.15 p.m.  Mass at 7.30 p.m. each night.  Canon Michael Fitzgerald conducts the Tuesday night Blessing of the Sick. 


Christmas Pilgrimage Group to the Holy Land

19th-27th December 2018 (last remaining places), taking in Bethlehen, Jerusalem (Mount of Olives, Garden of Gethsemane, Last Supper Room and Calvary), Mount Tabor, Cana, Nazareth, Jericho, River Jordon, Dead Sea and Sea of Galilee.  Contact James Treacy 061-921470 or 086-0572216. Payments can be made in instalments before December.