Newsletter Sunday 13th March

Newsletter Sunday 13th March

Fermoy Parish Newsletter

5th Sunday in Lent

13th March 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            Tel 087 2552276

The Offertory Collection this weekend is for: St Patrick’s support for Emigrants.

Last weekend’s Door Collection €1567

Last weekend’s Offertory Collection: €1468

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

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

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

St. Patrick’s Day 2016:  Thursday next 17th March is St. Patrick’s Day, The Feast of our National Apostle & Patron Saint, A HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION. THE Vigil Mass of St. Patrick will be at 7.30 on Wednesday 16th in St. Patrick’s Church. Masses on Thursday 17th will be at 8.30am in The Queen of Peace Church and at 10.30am and 12noon in St. Patrick’s Church.  Note: There is NO evening Mass on Thursday 17th March.                                                                           

The Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock:  Will take place on Sunday 8th May. Details to follow at a later date

 Maranatha Ecumenical prayer Group: Meeting Wednesday 16th March in The Blue Nuns at 8pm. All Welcome.

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

ACCORD, Diocese of Cloyne (Catholic Marriage Care Service) are recruiting Volunteers to train in presenting Marriage Preparation Courses, as part of a team. Benefits of this training include. A The opportunity to work in a National Organisation .B Excellent personal development .C Develop presentation and group facilitation skills .D Certificate in Marriage Education, Accredited Interested persons, please contact 025-31899 Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.

Accord Counselling: Accord offers a safe, professional & confidential process facilitating couples & individuals to explore, reflect upon & resolve difficulties in their marriage & relationship. For appointment please ring Jean 025/31899. Getting married_ for an approved Pre Marriage Course see

Fermoy Active Retirement: Meeting on Wed next 16th. March @ 2.30 pm in Fermoy youth Centre.  Easter Bonnet comp on the day.   Susan Hickey adjudicator.

The Fermoy Chernobyl children group: Would like to thank everyone who contributed to our appeal for Vesnova orphanage … Your generosity has been overwhelming.  A special word of thanks to Michael Riordan for facilitating collection in the supermarket.

 St Vincent de Paul Conference:  Will be making a collection of good quality clothes & bric a brac at Masses  20th March. This collection is to help keep the shop in Fermoy supplied with good quality items. We would greatly appreciate your help & support in this venture. Plastic bags will be handed out this week the 13th & will be collected Sunday 20th at all Masses in this church. Thanks again for supporting the work we do.

 Open Day Teach na leanaí Montessori: Pre-School, College Rd, Fermoy on Sunday 13th    March 11am to 4 pm. Places available, free of charge, under ECCE Scheme for morning & afternoon classes. Contact Lisa McLaughlin 086 3847961.

Spring Stations Monday 14th March to Friday 18th March

Monday 14th March in the Blue Nuns Convent at 8 pm.

Area 12 & 28: Barry’s Boreen, Balmace, Thornberry Meadows, Woodlawn pk, The Meadows, Dun Eala, Glancullen, Duntaheen Rd, Grattan tce Cluain Ard, Rathowen, Carrincourt, Glenabo Heights & Forest Glen.

Friday 18th March at 8 pm

Area 17: Knockananig, Coolroe, Coolmakee & Deerpark at the home of Ed &Antoinette Bates.

Area 29: Gurrane at the home of Tommy & Ber Sheehan


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