June 10, 2011

June 10, 2011

Fermoy Parish NEWSLETTER
Feast of Pentecost 12th June 2011

Priest on Sick Call Duty Fr. Aquin Casey
Telephone 025-31414 or 087-2552276

Offertory Collection this weekend is The annual collection for Retired Priests.
Offertory Collection next weekend Parish Reserve Fund.

The following Hours of Adoration still need to be covered in The Blessed Sacrament Chapel in Fermoy. 3.00 am to 4.00 am early Monday morning and 1.00am to 2.00am early on Wednesday morning. If anyone can cover either of these hours even for a short while, please let one of the priests know.

A Letter from Sr. Eileen Healy OLA: During the week I received the following letter from Se. Eileen Healy who visited us here in Fermoy last weekend.
To the Priests and Parishioners of Fermoy Parish,
My most sincere and heartfelt gratitude to each and every one of you for your warm and genuine welcome to me last weekend. I was very touched by your generosity, friendliness and openness to my talk and I carried away with me so many kind words of encouragement and hope.
My visit strengthened my own faith and trust in the goodness of people and I saw for myself what I had been told, about Fermoy being a powerhouse of prayer and help for the less privileged.
May God bless you all with His peace and healing and reward you for your generosity with happiness and security for you and your families. May you have the knowledge that your lives are precious and sacred and a reflection of God’s own life, living and working here in Fermoy.
Yours Sincerely and gratefully,
Sr. Eileen Healy, O.L.A.
If anyone wishes to return envelopes that Sr. Eileen left, you can hand them into the sacristy during the coming weeks.

St. Padre Pio Prayer Group: The June Mass and Novena prayers will take place at St. Patrick’s Church at 7.30 pm on Tuesday next 14th June.. Everyone welcome. The Petition box will be in the usual place at the back of the Church.

St. Joseph’s Young Priests Society Annual Pilgrimmage to Knock will take place on Saturday 25th June . Bus leaves Pearse Square at 7.00am. Due to return by 10.30pm. Bookings are now open at The Book Shop, Pearse Square or by phoning Catherine 086/3383626 or 025/32129. Joan 087/2268113 or 025/31983. Bernie 025/31499. Adults €20; Children €10.

Fermoy Widow’s Association: Annual Mass will be held on Tuesday 14th June at 7.30pm in St. Colman’s College Chapel. All widows & friends welcome.

Childrens Liturgy finishes this weekend for the summer and will resume again in September. A special word of thanks to the Children and their Parents; to the Blue Nuns and the Priests of the Parish for their help and support throughout the year.

Resource Centre Thrift Shop announce their €1 SALE. Come in and see the great value available. The Thrift Shop is located in The Resource Centre McCurtin Street.
Opening Times Mon to Fri. 3.00pm to 5.00pm and also Tuesdays 10am to 12noon.

Fermoy Pioneer Total Abstinance Association invite anyone who qualifies for a Gold or Silver Pin to please hand in their names (including their telephone number) to the sacristy during the coming week.

Fermoy Branch Multiple Sclerosis Society Annual Galtee Walk will take place on Sunday 19th June from 12noon to 5pm on The Galtee Mountains Tipperary. You are invited for a day out for family & friends while at the same time providing much needed help and support for the local Branch of M.S. Funds urgently required, every little helps. For more information telephone 087-6682834.

Fermoy & District Active Retirement Association: are holding a Day Tour on Wednesday June 22nd . They will be visiting Glenstal Abbey, The Hunt Museum and King John’s Castle in Limerick. Enquiries from Ann at 025-31851. Final Bookings by Wednesday 15th June.

Ballindangan Family Fun Day 2011
Sunday 19th June @ 1.30pm. In aid of N.S. & Down Syndrome Cork. €5 per Adult. Children free.
Lot of fun and games to be had on the day which include: Races, Football Blitz, Colouring Competition,Slide, Face Painting, Bric & Brac Sale, Karting, Kiddies Ride, Duck Race & lots more. Special visitors Mickey Mouse, Sponge Bob & Barney will also call on the day. Everybody Welcome!!!

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