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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.