Fermoy Parish Newsletter
Second Sunday of Advent
7th December 2014
Parish Website: www.fermoyparish.ie
Fermoy Parish office Tel 025 30856
Opening Times Monday to Friday 9.30 am to 12 o clock
Priest on Sick Call Duty: Fr P.J O Driscoll Tel: 087-2552276
The Offertory Collection this weekend is for: Diocesan Purposes
Last weekend’s Door Collection €1570
Last weekend’s offertory collection €1643
The Blessed Sacrament Chapel The following hours need covering in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel – 4-5am Monday morning, 2-3pm on Tuesday Afternoon, 10 -11 on Tuesday Morning, 1-2pm Wednesday Afternoon, 10-11 am Friday Morning, 12 noon to 1pm on Friday, And 1-2pm Saturday afternoon If you can cover any of these hours, even for a short time please let one of the priests know.
St Padre Pio Prayer Group: Will hold their December Mass & Novena Prayers On Tuesday next 9th December at 7.30 in St Patrick’s Church. The petition box will be located in the back of the church. St Padre Pio Calendars for 2015 will be on sale at €2 each. We wish to thank Fr. Aquin Casey, A.D.M., Fr P.J O’Driscoll, and Fr Mark Hehir, for celebrating the mass each month, the Choir, the Sacristan, and everyone that attended the masses.
Wishing everyone a very Happy, Holy, Peace filled Christmas and New Year. Christmas party: At the Palace Ballroom On Thursday Dec 11th Music by Mosseys country Road Show. Of Tipp FM Fame. Admission €5.
Fermoy Parish Council: There will be a meeting of Fermoy Parish Council on Wednesday next 10th December at 8.15pm in The Blue Nuns Parish Centre. All Parish Council Members are requested to attend.
Monday 8th December: Monday is the 8th December The Feast of The Immaculate Conception of The Blessed Virgin Mary. A Holy Day of Obligation. When a Holy Day of Obligation falls on a Monday, it means there is NO 6.30 pm evening Mass in The Queen of Peace Church this Sunday. The Vigil Mass of The Holy Day will be in St. Patrick’s at 7.30pm. Masses on Monday the 8th will be 10.30am; 12noon and 7.30pm in St. Patrick’s Church and 8.30am in The Queen of Peace Church.
Legion Of Mary Newsletter: The Annual Newsletter will be available at the end of the Church & side door before & After all masses this Weekend. Cost €2 Items of a Religious or Community Nature are welcome for this Parish Newsletter. Notices should be given in by Wednesday Afternoon to The Parish Office (Tel 025-30856) or email firstname.lastname@example.org Reflection: Gift List For Christmas-Some Gifts that all of us can afford The gift of Listening-one of the greatest things we can do for one another The Gift of Signs of Affection-Take time to give a sign of your affection to a loved one The Gift of a note-Write a note to someone who is lonely The Gift of laughter-everyone loves to laugh The gift of a Game- offer to play a game with someone who loves games The Gift of doing a Favour-more valuable when anticipated rather than when asked The Gift of a Cheerful Disposition- your gift of cheerfulness is precious to everyone The Gift of a Compliment- it is a sincere sign of affection and therapy for all The Gift of prayer- is a sign that someone is so special, you talk to God about them.