Fermoy Parish Newsletter First Sunday of Advent 27th November 2011

Fermoy Parish Newsletter First Sunday of Advent 27th November 2011

Fermoy Parish Newsletter
FIRST SUNDAY of ADVENT
27th November 2011
This Newsletter is on the Web: www.mylocalnews.ie cork fermoy
Parish Website: www. fermoyparish.ie

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

Offertory Collection this weekend Parish Reserve Fund .
Offertory Collection next weekend First Sunday Collection Diocesan Purposes.

The following Hour of Adoration needs to be covered in The Blessed Sacrament Chapel in Fermoy. 1.00 to 2.00am early Wednesday Morning. If anyone can cover this hour even for a short while, please let one of the priests know.

We thank all who helped in the many different ways in the Churches of our parish during the month of November. We ask Collectors Group 1 to please take up duty next weekend for the month of December. 7.30pm Vigil Mass John Barry, Kathleen Tobin, Mark Cotter and Johnny Delaney. 10.30am Batt Dorgan, Ina Sweeney, Kevin Casey, Marian Crowley and Kay Clifford. 12.00noon Pat Maher, Paddy Butler, John Fant and Tom Sweeney.

Friday is the First Friday of the Month. Confessions on Thursday, 12noon -1 pm. Additional Mass on Friday at 9.30 am., Our Lady Queen of Peace Church.

1st Friday/Saturday – Vigil of Reparation in Adoration Chapel.
Begins at 8.3o p.m and ends at 1.30 a.m.Mass at 12 Midnight. All welcome.

Divine Mercy Prayer Group will meet on Thursday 1st December in The Blue Nuns Chapel 8.15pm to 9.15pm. An hour of prayer, song and reflection. All welcome.

FERMOY COMMITTEE of CORK MENTAL HEALTH FOUNDATION:
ANNUAL CAROL CONCERT:
This Carol Concert takes place on Thursday 1st December at 8.15pm in St. Patrick’s Church. Featuring Tenor James O’ Donovan; Teach na LeanaiChildrens Choir; Fermoy Comhaltas Group; Queen of Peace Folk Group; St. Patrick’s Parish Choir; Treble Clef and The Orpheus Choir. Tickets available at the door or from Ger telephone 087-2259021 or
Mary 087-2838090. (Tickets €5 and children free.) Draw for Christmas Hamper included in ticket price. All welcome and your support very much appreciated.

The Mayor’s Christmas Concert.
This concert will take place in St. Patrick’s Church, Fermoy on Tuesday 6th December at 8.30pm. All proceeds on the night will ne in aid of Fermoy St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Performers on the night will include Sarah Barry, Fr. Liam Lawton, Bel Canto Choir, Castlelyons Gospel Choir, The Thomas Kent Pipe Band and A Choir of Children drawn from the Schools in Fermoy Parish. Organist on the night will be Colin Nichols. Tickets are now on sale. Priced at €10.
Tickets available at Hanley’s Newsagents, Fermoy.

CHRIST CHURCH FERMOY:
ADVENT CAROL SERVICE on Sunday 4th December at 8.15pm. Fermoy Concert Band will take part. All welcome and refreshments served after service.

Fermoy Flower & Garden Club are holding a Fund Raising Christmas Gala with well known demonstrator Ann O’ Hara on Thursday 1st December in The Adair Hall at 8.00pm. Admission €10. Tickets at door or from any Committee Member. Proceeds to Cystic Fibrosis Ireland and a Local Charity. Everyone welcome and your support appreciated.

FERMOY & DISTRICT ACTIVE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION – THE AGM OF THE ABOVE WILL BE HELD ON WED NEXT NOV 30TH AT THE FERMOY COMMUNITY YOUTH CENTRE, ASHE QUAY, COMMENCING AT 2.30PM. ALL MEMBERS ARE REQUESTED TO ATTEND, NEW MEMBERS & NEW IDEAS ALWAYS WELCOME. THE GROUP WOULD ESPECIALLY WELCOME THE PRESENCE OF MORE MALE MEMBERS AT THE MEETING.

Presentation Primary School Annual Christmas Fayre will be held in the school next Sunday 4th December at 1.30pm. This is a wonderful event with stalls, raffles, face painting and much more. Santa will also be in attendance in his magical grotto. All are welcome to this wonderful event.

Items of a Religious or Community Nature are welcome for this Parish Newsletter. Notices should be given in by Thursday afternoon, for the following weekend’s newsletter. Notices should be sent to Fr. Aquin Casey –e-mail aquinc@eircom.net

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