Parish Newsletter Feast of The Lord’s Ascension 20th May 2012

Parish Newsletter Feast of The Lord’s Ascension 20th May 2012

Fermoy Parish Newsletter
FEAST OF The Lord’s Ascension
20th May 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

Offertory Collection this weekend Monthly Collection for Diocesan Purposes.
Offertory Collection Next Weekend Parish Reserve Fund

The following Hours of Adoration need to be covered in The Blessed Sacrament Chapel in Fermoy. 4.00am to 5.00am early Monday morning and 7.00am to 8.00am on Saturday Morning and 9.00pm to 10.00pm on Sunday Night. If anyone can cover these hours even for a short while, please let one of the priests know.

Talks on “Praying the Mass”. The Final Talk on “Praying the Mass” will take place on this Tuesday 22nd May in The ACCORD CENTRE Fermoy at 8.00pm. Everyone welcome.

Parish notice from Trocaire
You may be aware of the severe food shortages in West Africa as reported this week on RTÉ news. Trócaire is working with its Caritas partner organisations to deliver emergency aid to the region. If you wish to support the people of the Sahel region of Central and West Africa call 1850 408 408 (ROI) | 0800 912 1200 (NI) or donate online at http://www.trocaire.org/emergencies. Thank you.

Fermoy Parish Council:
A meeting of Fermoy Parish Council will take place on Wednesday next May 23rd in The Parish Centre, McCurtin Street, at 8.15pm. All Parish Council Members are requested to attend if possible.

Buses from Fermoy To The EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS.
The Parish Choir has organised a bus to the Eucharistic Congress for Wednesday June 13th, the day designated for Cloyne Diocese. The bus will leave from the Town Park Gate at 7. 00am and will return from Dublin after the Eucharistic Procession in the RDS. Tickets, , may be booked through any of the priests of the parish, any choir member or by phoning Seán at 086 311 6416.
A bus has also been organised to travel from Fermoy for the Closing Mass on Sunday 17th June in Croke Park. Bookings for this bus can be made by phoning Catherine on 025-31519 or Gertie on 025-31369.

Fermoy Pioneer Total Abstinence Association:
Anyone who qualifies for a Gold or Silver Pin are asked to give their names into the sacristy or to one of the priests or to any member of the P.T.A.A. as soon as possible.

Fermoy Senior Citizens Association invite anyone interested in attending the Aosta Spring Mini Jamboree to be held in the Hazel Tree Mallow on Thursday 24th May to contact Francis on 086 8762355 as soon as possible as subject to demand, a bus will be organised to travel to the venue, total cost to include admission, food, dance and transport €18.00

Fermoy and District Active Retirement Association:
To mark the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between generations, members of Fermoy & District Active Association are requested to attend Mass on Tuesday 22nd May at 10.00am at Loreto Convent Fermoy. They are also invited to participate in the interchange of ideas and to view the works of The Transition Year Students, prior to their Graduation Ceremony in the afternoon.

CARE SKILLS COURSE FOR HOMECARERS
ARE YOU A CARER, CARING FOR A FAMILY MEMBER AND FEEL THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO GAIN MORE INFORMATION AND SKILLS IN CONNECTION WITH CARING IN THE HOME?
Courses commence on 28th May; 5th June and 12th June.
10.00am to 4.30pm. Venue: Living Health Centre Mitchelstown.
For Application Forms telephone 061-383644.

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

We pray for those who have died recently:
Dave Slattery Chapel Square Removal Saturday from Roynane’s Funeral Home to St. Patrick’s Church. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 12noon.

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