Fermoy Parish Newsletter 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time 19th February 2012

Fermoy Parish Newsletter 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time 19th February 2012

Fermoy Parish Newsletter
SEVENTH SUNDAY in ORDINARY TIME
19th FEBRUARY 2012
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

The following Hour of Adoration needs to be covered in The Blessed Sacrament Chapel in Fermoy 7.00am to 8.00am early Sunday Morning. If anyone can cover this hour even for a short while please let one of the priests know.

Wed. 22nd February Ash Wednesday: Wednesday next 22nd February is Ash Wednesday the beginning of Lent. Masses on Ash Wednesday are 7.45am; 10.00am and 7.30pm in St. Patrick’s Parish Church. Mass at 9.30am in Our Lady Queen of Peace Church. Ashes will be blessed and distributed during all Masses. Ash Wednesday is also a Day of Fast & Abstinence.

Bi- Centenary Commemorative Magazine:
Copies of the Magazine commemorating the events which celebrated The Bi-Centenary of St. Patrick’s Church Fermoy (1811-2011) are on sale again this weekend. Priced at €3. This production is a lovely reminder and a keepsake of a truly wonderful year in the life history of our parish.

Cloyne Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 1st – 6th June 2012. Booking for the pilgrimage is now open with Joe Walsh Tours, 117 Patrick Street, Cork. Telephone (021) 4277959.
Sick/Assisted Pilgrim Application Forms are available from The Parish Secretary, 27/28 Bank Place Mallow. Telephone 022-20276

The Spring/Lent Stations begin this coming week.
Ballinahina & Cullenagh Fri 24th Feb. Justin & Catherine McCarthy
Kilcrumper Fri. 24th Feb. Jimmy & Kathleen Dennigan
Station Masses are at 8.00pm

TICKETS for the CLOSING MASS of THE INTERNATIONAL
EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS in CROKE PARK on SUNDAY 17th JUNE 2012:
TICKET LOTTERY ENTRY FORMS for Tickets to attend this Mass must be returned . by 7.30pm on this Sunday 19th February. The draw will take place after the 7.30pm Mass on Tuesday 21st February in St. Patrick’s Church.

Application Forms for The Wednesday of The Eucharistic Congress:
The Diocese of Cloyne will be attending The International Eucharistic Congress on Wednesday 13th June. The venue is The RDS. The day will consist of Various Workshops; Celebration of Mass and in the Evening there will be a Eucharistic Procession. Cost for The Day’s Registration is €30. Application Forms for this Day are available in the Sacristy after mass this weekend.

Sat March 3rd. Cork Marts, Fermoy 10.30 a.m – 1.00 p.m. Stress Management. Learn ways to relax your Mind and Body naturally through understanding the dynamics of every-day stresses in our lives and how to manage them. Led by Sr. Una Boland, LCM.Regristration 10 a.m. 2.00 p.m- 4.30 p.m Opening the Word of God in new and exciting ways.The Speaker will explore and enlarge on the power of Lectio Divina
( divine reading) in our lives. He will help us to cultivate the ability to deeply hear ‘ with the ears of our hearts.’Led by Fr. Jim Kirstein, SMA. Cost for the day 20 euro. Bring a packed lunch. Tea and coffee provided.

Maranatha Prayer Meeting: on Wednesday 22nd Feb – Ash Wednesday, at 8.00 pm in Blue Nuns on Monument Hill. Lets use Lent to pray for healing in our lives in our country and in the Unity of the Church of our Lord Jesus Christ. Curing is of the body, Healing is much broader and is of the Spirit. Join us for a time of prayer, scripture reading, meditation, praise and healing. All are welcome

Coláiste an Chraoibhin Fermoy Spring 2012 Afternoon/Evening Courses.
Junior/Teenage Courses: Master Chef; Music, Drama, Dance; French; Art; Young Scientist; Touch Typing.; Makeup & Skin Care for Teenagers. Adult Classes: Computer Skills; Art – Acrylics for Beginners; Health & Safety Course. All classes will commence on Wednesday 29th February. Registration on Wednesday 22nd Feb from 11am to 12noon and from 7..30pm to 8.30pm. Enquiries to Evening Class Co-Ordinator Telephone Number 025-31633.

Fermoy Community Youth Centre are holding an Over 60’s Talent Competition on the 1st March here in the Centre at 8.00pm. We are looking for candidtes who may wish to take part. Each candidate may wish to sing, dance, play an instrument or tell s few funny stories. I have a number of interested persons and would like to appeal for more through your newsletter. Tickets are now on sale from the Youth Centre Office. Contact Kieran @ 025-32042 or 087 7571817.

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

Fermoy 2012 St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Groups & Organisations intending to participate in this year’s Parade are requested to register at FERMOYPATRICKSDAY.COM not later than Friday 9th March 2012

We pray for those who died recently:

Michael Kearney late of Patrick Street who died in New York. Memorial Mass for Michael will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Church, Fermoy on Friday 24th feb. at 6.00pm.

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