Newsletter Sunday 20th March

Newsletter Sunday 20th March

Fermoy Parish Newsletter

Palm Sunday

20th 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 P.J O Driscoll Tel 087 2552276

The Offertory Collection this weekend is for: Holy Week Collection for Holy Places

 Last weekend’s Door Collection €1656

Last weekend’s Offertory Collection: €1673

Easter offering Envelopes for the Priests of the Parish: Envelopes can be returned at any of the Masses on the weekend of Saturday26th /Sunday 27th March. Thanking you for your continued support.

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

  Monday 6 am to 7 am,       Wednesday 1pm to 2 pm                     Tuesday 3 am to 4 am (for a short while)

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

Confessions for Holy Week;    Tuesday 22nd March at 8pm Penitential service in St Patrick’s church       Good Friday 25th March After 3pm Liturgy in St Patrick’s Fermoy

Holy Saturday 26th March: 11.30 am to 1pm in St Patrick’s Church

Lector’s rota for 10.30 am Mass: Lector’s Schedule will be available to pick up in the Sacristy after any of the Masses. Thanking you.

Divine Mercy Novena: Begins on Good Friday & finishes on Sunday April 3rd (Feast of Divine Mercy) Novena leaflets available in St Patrick’s Church & Queen of Peace 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

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

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.

Corrin Station of the cross: Fermoy parish will lead the Stations of the Cross on Corrin on Psalm Sunday 20th March at 3pm sharp.   ALSO -There will be Stations of the Cross on Corrin Hill on Good Friday night at     10.30 Led by a Priest.

Ladies Golf Taster Session:  Will take place on Monday 11th April at Fermoy Golf Club from 7-8 pm. Cost_Free.8 week beginner programme to follow including lessons with Michael Collins for €50. For information contact 086-0816416 or 087 2300675

Holy week & Easter 2016:  

Holy Thursday: 5pm “Do this in Memory Mass “with First Communion Children in St Patrick’s Church

7.30pm Mass of the Last Supper in St Patrick’s followed by transfer of The Blessed Eucharist to The Altar of Repose in Queen of Peace Church. Adoration will continue there until 12.00 midnight.

Good Friday: 12 Noon_ stations of the Cross Queen of Peace Church

3.00pm_ Solemn Celebration of The Lord’s Passion_ St Patrick’sChurch

7.30pm_Stations of the Cross_ St Patrick’s Church

Holy Saturday: 9.00pm Easter Vigil_St Patrick’s Church

Easter Sunday:  St Patrick’s Church Masses 8.30am (polish), 10.30 am & 12 Noon                           

Queen of Peace Church 8.30 am & 6.30pm


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