Newsletter Sunday 29th November

Newsletter Sunday 29th November

Fermoy Parish Newsletter

First Sunday of Advent

29th November 2015

Parish Website:

Fermoy Parish Office Tel 025(30856)

Office Hours Monday to Friday 9.30 am to 12 Noon

 Priest on Sick Call Duty Fr P.J O Driscoll

 Tel: 087-2552276

The Offertory Collection this weekend is for: Parish Reserve

Last weekend’s Door Collection €1714

Last weekend’s Offertory Collection: €1538

The Blessed Sacrament Chapel:  The following hours needs covering in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel.

 Tuesday 8 am to 9 am                Wednesday 1 pm to 2 pm,        

Thursday 11 am to 12 noon,        Saturday 2 pm to 3 pm.

If you can cover any of these hours, even for a short time please let one of the priests know.                                                                                                                   

Divine Mercy Prayer Group: Meeting on Thursday 3rd December in the Blue Nuns, at 8.15 to 9.15 pm Praise, Song, Scripture and Chaplet of Divine Mercy. All are welcome.

St Joseph’s Young Priests Society: Meeting on Wednesday 2nd December in the Blue Nuns Convent after 10 am Mass. All welcome                                                                                          

Maranatha Ecumenical prayer Group: Meeting on Wednesday 2nd December, in the Blue Nuns at 8 pm. All Welcome.

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

1st Friday: Next Friday 4th December is the first Friday of the month. Mass in Queen of Peace at 9.30am.Confessions on Thursday 3rd December 12 to 1pm in St Patrick’s church               

 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


St Joseph’s National School Presents: Liam Lawton Christmas Tour with special guests’ St .Joseph’s National School choir on Sunday 13th December in St Patrick’s church Fermoy at 8pm, Doors open at 7.30pm. Tickets for sale from Fr P.J O Driscoll, St Joseph’s School, Shinnick’s, Amber, the Book Shop & Topaz Dungarvan at a cost of €20. Please support

The Fermoy Flower and Garden Club will present their Christmas Gala night on Tuesday 1st December in the Adair Hall at 8pm.   The demonstrator will be Mr Richard Delmer.  Richard is a member of AOIFA (Association of Irish Florist Artists) and has won many awards at shows and competitions nationwide. He won gold and silver-gilt at Bloom 2011 and 2012. Tickets €10.  Proceeds of the night will go to COPE Foundation Fermoy and The Irish Motor Neurone Association. Non Member will be very welcome

Fermoy Alzheimer’s Day Care Centre: Open every Tuesday from 9.30 to 4pm at St Francis Welfare Home Rathealy rd. Fermoy, all Alzheimer’s patients are welcome, great to help out carers to get a break. We would be very grateful of any volunteers that could give an hour or two to help with the staff… For further information please contact Dympna Howard Nursing Manager at 087 6950510

Free information Talk; Amy Murphy (Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland) will talk about reducing your risk of dementia  Careers & Family members will also get a clearer understanding of how to support people with the condition . Takes place on Wednesday 2nd December at Avondhu Blackwater Partnership, the Mill Castletownroche at 11 am. If you would like to attend contact Mary at 022/46584

Church Door Collector’s: Thanks to Group One who collected for the month of November, Group Two can take up duty from next weekend the 6th December

Fermoy Legion of Mary: Annual Newsletter will be on sale at all masses this weekend & next weekend. Price €2

Fermoy Rowing Club presents: Table Quiz on Monday night next 30th November at – The Wagon Tavern, at 8.30pm. Proceeds in aid of Blackwater Day Centre, Fermoy. (Community Mental Health Services) Tables of 5. €30.00 Great prizes and also Raffle Prizes.  Your support is appreciated.

 Thrift Shop c/o Fermoy Resource Centre: Christmas Sale & Full shop clearance (due to refurbishment). Everything half price or less. Monday 23rd November to Friday 18th December. Many thanks to all who supported us in 2015.

FERMOY SENIOR CITIZEN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY 2016: Will be held in the Rowing Club Fermoy on Tuesday the 15th of December. A full three course Christmas dinner, music by Patsy & Eileen. Christmas raffle with lots of special prizes. Tickets are €15 and this will include entry to the raffle. For tickets contact Frances on 086 8762355 or any committee member.

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