Newsletter Sunday 28th February

Newsletter Sunday 28th February

Fermoy Parish Newsletter

3rd Sunday of Lent

28th February 2016

Priest on Sick Call Duty: Fr P.J O Driscoll  Tel 087/2552276

 The Offertory Collection this weekend is for: The parish office/Parish Centre Expenses

Last weekend’s Door Collection €1555

Last weekend’s Offertory Collection: € 1562

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

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

 Tuesday 8am to 9 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.

Church Door Collector’s: Thanks to Group 4 who collected for the month of Feb, Group 1 can take up duty  next weekend  6th March.

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

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

Rev Denis J Slattery S.M.A Memorial Mass:  Mass on Monday 29th February at 11 am, to celebrate the Posthumous Centenary Birthday of Rev Denis Slattery, Fermoy & lagos, Nigeria. Fermoy will welcome a number of past Pupils of St Finbarr’s College, Akoka, Lagos (founded by Fr Slattery), who will visit Fermoy for the Centenary Celebrations. All welcome

 Fermoy parish Council: Thanks to all for disturbing both the Station’s Envelope’s & the Easter envelope which can be returned during Easter week.                                                                                   Do This in Memory Mass: Will take place at the 7.30 Mass on Saturday 5th March & 10.30 Mass on Sunday 6th March

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 Young Priest Society:  Meeting on Wednesday 2nd March after 10 am Mass in the Blue Nuns Convent. All Welcome

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

Maranatha Ecumenical prayer Group: Meeting Wednesday 2nd March in The Blue Nuns at 8pm. 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.            .                                                                    

 Fermoy Flower and Garden Club: Meeting  Tuesday 1st March in  Adair Hall  8pm. Patrick Clancy of Fota Garden Centre will give a talk on Garden design & maintenance. Competition: 3 Daffodils varied & one Spray Spring Flowering shrub.  Non-members welcome.

Fermoy Active Retirement group: Meeting on wed next 2nd March at 2.30.p.m. in Fermoy Youth Centre. Table Quiz on the day. Talent comp in T.O.Park Tues.1st. March. Few places available.  Tel. Mary on.  087-2300711.

 World Day of prayer Service: will take place on Friday 4th March in the Presbyterian Church at 8.30 pm. All welcome

Irish Blood Transfusion Services: Blood Donor Clinic at Fermoy Cork Marts on 2nd to 6th March. Wed 5 to 8.30, Thurs 3 to 5 & 7 to 9, Sunday 12 to 3.30

Children’s Liturgy:No Children’s Liturgy  Sunday 6th  March as there is a  Do this in Memory Mass for children preparing for 1st Holy Communion. Back Sunday 13th March as usual.

Stations for week Monday 29th to Friday 4th March

Area 2 Emmet, Redmond St, Springfield, Mary Potter on Thursday 3rd March in Blue Nuns Convent at 8 pm.

Area 3&5 Patrick, McCurtain, Connolly, Kent st, o Rahilly Row, lisieux Villas, Pearse Sq, Crowley & Ashe Quay. Thursday 3rd March in Blue Nuns convent at 8

Area 4:St Colman’s pk, lynch Tce, St Mary’s Tce, Richmond hill, Uplands, Baile Ard on Monday 29th February in Blue Nuns Convent at 8 pm

Area 7: Clancy, Devlin st, college Rd  Thursday 3rd March in Blue Nuns Convent at 8 pm                                                                      

Area 9 : Chapel sq, Chapel Hill, Quarry Lane,McDonagh Tce, o Connell pl, Briscoe Tce, Larchwood Manor  Monday 29th February at Blue Nuns Convent at 8pm.                                                                                                                               

Area 13: Ballinahina & Cullenagh on Friday 4th March at the Home of Justin & Catherine McCarthy at 8 pm                                                                          

Area 23: Corrin on Friday 4th March at the Home of Adrian & Yvonne Cremin at 8 pm.                                                               


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