Newsletter Sunday 24th April

Newsletter Sunday 24th April

Fermoy Parish Newsletter

5th Sunday of Easter

24th April 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:  

 To provide humanitarian assistance to people in Ukraine

Last weekend’s Door Collection €1480

Last weekend’s Offertory Collection: €1509

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

 Wednesday 7am to 8 am,   WEDNESDAYS 9am to 10 am

& Thursday 5 pm to 6 pm

 Holiday Cover for 3rd, 10th, & 17th May from 10 to 11pm     

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 Two who collected for the month of April, Group Three can take up duty from next weekend the 1st May.

Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration Cloyne Diocese: Annual Day of Prayer and Reflection for Eucharistic Adorers On Saturday 14th May our annual Day of Prayer and Reflection will commence at 10am with Mass in St. Mary’s Church Mallow. We will convene afterwards in the Mercy Centre, Mallow for talks and guided prayer on the theme of Eucharistic adoration in the Year of Mercy with Mary Lehane, Macroom and Canon Michael Fitzgerald, Mitchelstown. The suggested offering for the day is €10 and please being a packed lunch.                    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

Pilgrimage: Monica Brown famous retreat giver, author & renowned song-writer & her colleague Hilary Musgrave will lead a repeat 10 day pilgrimage through the Celtic landscapes of Ireland from 8-18th August 2016. Cost €1850. For further details contact 051 347333 or 089 4966995. See Poster at back of Church for further details.

Fermoy Community Text Alert: Church gate Collection will take place on next weekend 30th April/1st May. Please support

Mitchelstown Macra Promoting mental Health Awareness through the Arts: Mitchelstown macra invite you to our initiative to highlight mental health in the rural community. On the 4th May in Corrin Mart event Centre Fermoy, a screening on the film “Pilgrim Hill” will take place. The month of May is mental health awareness month. Refreshments on the night & key guest speakers. Everyone is welcome so feel free to invite friends & family. Free entry for all. Doors open at 7.15pm.

Fermoy Honours the Men & Women of 1916: Fermoy 1916 Rising Centenary Commemoration Committee will hold a Mass on Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May at 10.30 am in St Patrick’s Church Fermoy to commemorate the Men & W  omen of 1916 Rising. All schools, clubs & organisations are especially invited to take part. After mass a parade from Chapel Sq to Pearse Sq will take place unveiling 2 plaques along the route also the reading of the Proclamation & unveiling of a plaque on the Bridge which will be named Kent Bridge. Oration to be given by Thomas McDonaghs great Granddaughter Michelle Drysdale

Maranatha Ecumenical prayer Group: Meeting Wednesday 30th March in The Blue Nuns at 8pm. All Welcome
Cloyne Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock: Will take place Sunday 8th May 2016. Bus will depart Parse Sq. Fermoy 7am sharp & return 10pm. Names to be given to Mary 087 6374802 or Maura 086 1231368 or to any member of the legion of Mary. This is an ideal Pilgrimage for the year of Mercy. All Welcome


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