Fermoy Parish Newsletter
Fourth Sunday of Easter
22nd April 2018
Parish Website: www.fermoyparish.ie
Fermoy parish office Tel 025 30856
Opening times 9.30 am to 12 Midday
Priest on Sick Call Duty: Fr Aquin Casey Tel: 087-2552276
The Offertory Collection this weekend is for: Parish office/Parish centre expenses
Next week’s offertory Collection: Will be for The World Meeting of Families & Visit of Pope Francis which takes place this summer
Last weekend’s Door Collection €1575
Last Weekend’s Offertory Collection €1471
The Blessed Sacrament Chapel: The following hours need help covering in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel.
Tuesday 1am to 2am for the 22nd May only, Tuesday 2am to 3 am for just 5 weeks
Thursday 7pm to 8 pm, Thursday 8pm to 9 pm
Saturday 12noon to 1 pm, Saturday 4pm to 5 pm, Saturday 5 pm to 6 pm
If you can cover any of these hours, please let Trish in the parish office know
Maranatha Ecumenical prayer Group: Meeting Wednesday 25th April in The Blue Nuns at 8pm. All Welcome
Everyday God: Evening of meditation, prayer& music on Monday 23rd April at 8pm in the Parish Centre (Blue Nuns) Fermoy. All welcome Cloyne Diocesan Pilgrimage to
Knock: Take place Sunday 13th May 2018. Bus will depart Parse Sq. Fermoy 7am sharp & return 10pm. Names to be given to Mary 087 6374802 or Maura 086 1231368 or to any member of the legion of Mary. All Welcome. This is an ideal Pilgrimage for the protection of the Child in the Womb
Holy Hour for the protection of the unborn: Will take place in St Patrick’s Church every Monday immediately after the 10 am Mass
Fermoy Senior Citizens: Three day trip to Donegal 7th May to the 10th May. Staying in the McGettigans Hotel in Letterkenny for 3 nights B & B & 3 evening meals ,contact Frances 086 8762355. Total price: €300.
Mitchelstown mental health support meeting: 2nd May at 7 30 pm. In forest hall Mitchelstown .Meetings on 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month .Our meetings are set up to support people who may be feeling lonely or isolated .Guest Speaker 2nd May Brendan McCarthy From Cork Mental health & Jim Bartley . Contact Carmel O Gorman at 085 7778375
Greater Chernobyl Cause: Tea/Coffee day Fundraiser In aid of Katie O Flynn & Roisin Cody from Grange Fermoy who are volunteering for a trip to Kazakhstan later in the year will take place in Glanworth Hall on Thursday 26th April from 9.30 am to 6pm. Your support would be greatly appreciated
FREE Monthly Health and Well-Being Information Talks: Thursday 26th April. Guest speaker Pauline Lynch, Regional Development Officer with Diabetes Ireland which is the national charity dedicated to helping people with diabetes. Open to everyone. 11am – 12noon in St Frances Day Centre Rathealy Road. Contact Jacinta 085 8742320
Rotary Fermoy: Annual “End Polio Now” Coffee Morning in the Grand Hotel on Wednesday 25th April from 10am to 12 noon. We are very close to eliminating Polio forever with only 7 cases reported worldwide so far this year compared to thousands some years ago. Rotary’s donations are matched 2 for 1 by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Prolife Group: Canvasses each Tuesday night at 6.15 pm, meeting in Chapel Sq, if you would like to help please contact Chris Hannah 0852392207
Prayer for the Child in the Womb
Lord Jesus, you are the source and lover of life. Reawaken in us respect for every human life. Help us to see in each child the marvellous work of our Creator. Open our hearts to welcome every child as a unique and wonderful gif
Guide the work of doctors, nurse and midwives. May the life of a mother and her baby in the womb be equally cherished and respected. Help those who make our laws to uphold the uniqueness and sacredness of every human life, from the first moment of conception to natural death.
Give us wisdom and generosity to build a society that cares for all. Together with Mary, your Mother, in whose womb you took on our human Help us to choose life in every decision we take.We ask this in the joyful hope of eternal life with you, and in the communion of the Blessed Trinity. Amen
Our lady of knock, pray for us. All the saints of Ireland, pray for us