March 19, 2011

March 19, 2011

Fermoy Parish Newsletter
Second Sunday of Lent
20th March 2011
This Newsletter is on the Web: cork fermoy

Priest on Sick Call Duty: Fr. P.J. O’ Driscoll
Telephone 087- 2552276

Offertory Collection this weekend is The Annual Collection for The Chaplaincy Work provided to Irish Emigrants.
Offertory Collection next weekend is for The Parish Reserve Fund.

The following hours need Adorers in The Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Fermoy.
3.00am to 4.00 am early on Monday mornings.
7.00am to 8.00 am early on Friday mornings.
If anyone could cover either of these hours, please let one of the priests know.

Congratulations to those who received their Confirmation in Fermoy last Wednesday. In particular the boys and girls from Gael Scoil de hIde; Presentation Primary School; Bishop Murphy Memorial School; Clondulane National School and Grange National School. May God’s Holy Spirit be their guide and protector in life. Thanks to their teachers for all the hard work they put in preparing them for their special day. Also sincerest thanks to Sr. Nuala for co-ordinating the ceremony and to everyone else who were involved in any way with the ceremony.

We offer our Sympathy to Fr. Eugene on the death of his mother Mrs. Eileen Baker of Ballindangan. Mrs Baker died peacefully early on Friday morning 18th March. May she rest in peace.

The Lenten /Spring Stations for 2011 continue. The Stations for the coming week are:

Tues. 22nd March Areas 1& 6 St. Josephs Sq., Dublin Rd., Wolfe Tone Pk., Casement Row, Colmcille St., Pyke Rd., Culmona, Rathcarrig, Crann Ard.Beechfield and Pike Estate Rathealy at 8.00pm Queen of Peace Church.

Tues. 22nd March Areas 3&5 Patrick St., Kent St., O’Rahilly Row, Lisieux Villas; McCurtain St., Connolly St., Pearse Sq., O’Neill Crowley Quay, Ashe Quay at 7.30pm St. Patrick’s Church.

Wed. 23rd March Acres and Castlehyde at 8.00pm Queen of Peace Church.

Wed. 23rd March Corrin View, Cluain Dara, Liam Mc Gearailt Place at 8.00pm in Cluain Dara.

Fri. 25th March Ballyhindon at 8.00pm at John & Mary Hickson.

Fri. 25th March Gurrane at 8.00pm at Alan & Helen Forrester.

Diocese of Cloyne, Fermoy Lourdes Invalid Fund DANCE on
Friday next 25th March in The Wagon Tavern, Fermoy. Dancing 9.30pm to 12.30am. Refreshments on the Night. Admission €10.
Your support very welcome.

Fermoy Active Retired: “On Wed next Mar 23rd, a talk and exhibition on seasonal gardening will be delivered by Mr Des Scanlan at our open meeting in the Fermoy Youth Centre commencing at 2.30pm. All are welcome”.

Notices of a Religious or Community Nature are welcome for this Parish Newsletter. Notices should be given to Fr Aquin Casey by Thursday afternoon, for the following weekend’s newsletter. Telephone 025-31414. e-mail

We pray for those who have died recently:
Mrs. Eileen Baker Ballindangan Mother of Fr. Eugene Baker
Michael Roche Reading England and late of Sheepwalk, brother of John Roche Beechfield.

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