Newsletter Sunday 21st February

Newsletter Sunday 21st February

Fermoy Parish Newsletter

2nd Sunday in Lent

21st February 2016

Parish Website:

Fermoy Parish Office Tel 025(30856)

Office Hours Monday to Friday 9.30am to 12 Noon

 Priest on Sick Call Duty Fr Hehir CC Tel 087 2552276

 The Offertory Collection this weekend is for:  

Last weekend’s Door Collection €1703

Last weekend’s Offertory Collection: €1693

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

Sunday 9 am to 10 am (only for a short while)

Monday 3 pm to 4 pm.            Tuesday 1 am to 2 am               

Wednesday 1 am to 2 am,        Wednesday 1 pm to 2 pm,          

& Thursday 5 pm to 6 pm.    

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


Trocaire: Janet Twomey from trocaire will talk at all masses this weekend on the great work that trocaire do. Trocaire boxes are available at the back of the church. Thanking you for your support.

Parish Council Members: Parish Council meeting will take place on Monday 22nd February in the Blue Nuns convent at 8pm. Spring Station Envelopes can be collected in the sacristy after any of the Masses or in the Parish office for distribution. Thanking you for your support.

Baptism Preparation Team: The new Rota can be collected in either the sacristy or the Parish office

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

Fermoy Lourdes & District Fund: Wish to announce that the AGM will take place on Thursday 25th February 2016. Mass at 7.30 pm in the Hospital Chapel & AGM to follow at 8.30 pm. All welcome

Presentation Primary School Fermoy Open Night: Thursday, February 25th at 6 p.m. – 7.30 p.m. All Welcome.

EMMAUS SUPPORT GROUP: A five week Bereavement support programme beginning Sunday 28th February 2016 at The Fermoy parish Centre/Blue Nuns Convent from 3 pm to 4.30pm. For further details contact Fermoy parish office 025 30856. All welcome. Refreshment’s served.

Fermoy Branch MS Society: AGM 3pm at Fermoy Education Centre, Fitzgerald Place next Sunday 21st February. Volunteers needed please contact Mary Sheahan Lonergan (087) 668 2834 for further details.

Thrift Shop: Re opened after refurbishment call in and have a look at our new stock .Volunteers wanted for Thrift Shop please call in to the Fermoy Community Resource Centre or ring 025 32962.

Lenten Stations of the Cross on Corrin Hill Fermoy: Mitchelstown & Ballygiblin will lead the stations on Sunday 21st February at 3 pm.

Pro-life Rally: On Saturday 27th February, Munster’s first ever Rally for Life will take place in Cork. It will be the coming together of the pro- life community to celebrate life & call for the continued protection of the 8th amendment in the constitution & therefore to call for protection of mothers & babies from abortion. All are welcome, it will be a family day out. There will be balloons, face painting and music. It will begin with mass at 1.15 pm in St Peter’s & Paul church with Bishop John Buckley presiding, gathering at the Grand Parade at 2 pm. So, come with family & friends & join the growing pro-life movement at Munster’s First ever PRO –LIFE RALLY!

St Vincent’s de Paul Conference Fermoy: thanks very sincerely everyone who supported our Church Door collections & donated generous to the work of the society in our parish & neighbouring parishes during 2015. The generosity of so many good people helped us to provide necessary assistance to people in different forms of need. The audited accounts for 2015 of the ST Vincent de Paul Society are published at the back of the church so that you can see the income of the Society & where your donations were allocated

Spring Stations: A list of dates & Times for all areas are displayed at the back of both St Patrick’s & Queen of Peace churches.


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