Weekly Newsletter - 24th March 2019


 3rd Sunday of Lent

24th March, 2019
Fr.Denis Stritch P.P. 029 68007/086 2206607
Parish Website www.rockchapel.ie
Masses for the Week
Sun:       10.00 a.m. – Eileen Twomey, Meenkeery.
Sat:         7.30 p.m. – Jerry Buckley, Gooseberry Hill.
Sun:       11.00 a.m. – Ita Browne.
Vigil Mass next Saturday nightis in Rockchapel at 7.30 p.m.
Confessions at 7.00 p.m.
Readers for Next Weekend.
Sat:         7.30 p.m. – Nora Mary Curtin.
Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Eimear Murphy.
Eucharist Ministers next weekend
Sat:         7.30 p.m. – Shelia Mulcahy & Kit Doody.
Sun:        10.00 a.m. – Con O’Connor & Fiona Curtin.
Mass intentions next weekend
Sat:         7.30 p.m. – Jerome Shine, Grotto Terrace.
Sun:       10.00 a.m. – Shelia Coughlan – 1st Anniversary & Paddy Coughlan – 5th Anniversary.
Collections Last weekend
Rockchapel: €361                                                                    Meelin: €249
Collection for Emigrants:       €460
Spring Stations – those wishing to have the stations in their homes are asked to contact Fr. Stritch during the next week.
St. Joseph’s Foundation Spring Fair – will take place on Sunday 14th April at Baker’s Road, Charleville at 1.30 p.m. All support greatly appreciated.
Lotto - Winning numbers were 14, 17, 22, 27. No Jackpot winner. Next jackpot is €3,300. Lucky Dip Winners of €25: Fran Walshe; Johnny Guiney; Patrick Carroll. Seller’s Prize: Fran Walshe.
Yearly Tickets– The annual GAA yearly tickets for the coming year are now on sale. Contact any member of Rockchapel GAA if interested. 
GROW Community Mental Health will have a church gate collection next weekend 23rd/24th March. GROW is a support programme for people coping with any emotional or mental health issue in their lives. There are over 120 groups in the country. In North Cork we hae a GROW meeting every Monday night at 8.00 p.m. in the Duhallow Resource Centre, Kanturk (rear of Kanturk Community Hospital). It is free to attend, totally confidential, just come along, no referrals needed. You will get a very warm ewelcome. If you would like more information on GROW, log onto www.grow.ie or phone office on
021-4277520 or Noreen 086-1726004.
Pilgrimages - A special Cork group Christmas Pilgrimage to the Holy Land and also special Cork Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 31st October for Halloween. 8 nights, taking in Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Mount Tabor, Cana, Nazareth, Jericho, River Jordon, Dead Seanad n Sea of Galilee. Also, Speical Cork Fatima/Lisbon Pilgrimage for the Feast of St. Anthony, 9th – 14th June. Full Day trip to Lisbon. Prayers, mass & Hungarian Stations of the Cross in Fatima. Contact James Treacy 086-0572216.
Easter Raffle – Rockchapel Community Centre committee will host an Easter raffle on Easter Sunday morning. 1st Prize €300. 2nd prize €100. 3rd Prize Hamper, 4th Prize €50 and lot more prizes on the day. Proceeds from this raffle will go towards the upkeep of our community Centre. Your support will be very much appreciated. The Statue of Our Lady of Fatima, blessed by Pope Francis in Mar
Visit of Centennial Statue of Our Lady of Fatima - The Statue of Our Lady of Fatima, blessed by Pope Francis in March 2017, will visit The Sacred Heart Church, Kiskeam on Friday, March 29th. It will arrive from Eyeries to the Sacred Heart Church at 4.00 p.m. on Friday and leave for Glanmire Parish on Saturday at 2.00 p.m. The Religious Community of the Alliance of the Two Hearts is responsible for commissioning this statue and it will be accompanied by three Sisters and two Brothers of that order. The programme will include a welcoming procession, holy mass, a talk by Br. Benignus, two Hearts Consecration and blessing of scapulars. Mass on Friday evening at 7.30 p.m. and Saturday morning at 11.00 a.m. with closing ceremony oat 1.00 p.m. prayer and adoration will continue throughout the visit. Please join us in prayer.