Newsletter Sunday 18th September

Newsletter Sunday 18th September

Fermoy Parish Newsletter

25th Sunday in ordinary Time

18th September 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: The Annual Collection for the support of student priests in the Diocese of Cloyne

Last weekend’s Door Collection €1445

Last weekend’s Offertory Collection: €1658

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

Tuesday 1 am to 2 am,           Thursday 11 am to 12 noon,               

  & Friday 6pm to 7 pm  

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

Fermoy Legion of Mary:  The Annual Legion of Mary Pilgrimage to Knock will take place on Sunday 25th Sept 2016. Bus will leave Pearse Sq. at 7am sharp and return at 10pm. Bookings can be made through Mary 0876374802 or Maura 0861231368 or any member of the Legion of Mary.

Fermoy Parish Office: The office will be closed Tuesday 20th September.

Parish Council Meeting: A meeting of the Parish Council will take place on Tuesday 20th September in the Blue Nuns Convent at 8 pm.

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

Fermoy Active Retirement.Group: Meeting on wed next 21st sept in Fermoy Youth Centre. Cookery demo on the day with Mrs.Moira Hickey- with the emphasis on cooking for small families and individuals.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning: Is the main annual fundraiser for hospice services nationwide.  Bewely’s provide the coffee free of charge and all proceeds go towards hospice services in our area.  Four local ladies will host a coffee morning to raise funds for Marymount University Hospice on Saturday 24th September at the Fermoy Resource Centre from 11am – 1pm. So be sure to call in as every cup counts!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Fermoy Widow’s Association: Annual Outing will be held on Saturday 24th September. We will visit Castletroy & Limerick evening meal in Deebent Hse, Hotel Kilmallock. Cost for bus, tea breaks & evening meal €40. Names & money to Joan Howard 64 McCurtain St by Wednesday 21st   025 32068                                                                                                                                                              Irish Blood Transfusion Service: Blood donations Clinic will take place  Wednesday 21st September from 5 pm to 8.30 pm & Thursday 22nd September from 3 pm to 5 pm & 7  pm to 9 pm in Cork Marts/ Corrin Events Centre. Please Donate.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Fermoy Musical society: Are hosting a fashion show with Cabaret in the Corrin events centre on Thursday September 29th @ 8pm.Many local businesses’ will be showcased on the nights. The evening will commence with a wine reception. Tickets available from committee members, or contact Claire on 086 8666997.We look forward to seeing you all for a great night.                                     Mallow Community Health Week:  Monday 26th to Friday 30th September. Events ranging from walking groups & healthy eating workshops to mental health awareness programmes & parenting support. All events are free and open to the public. Contact Health Worker Martina Daly on 087 4335047

Life as Loss and Gain. Move from Grief to Hope. Come along on Saturday September 24th. 2016 To begin your journey to freedom. Venue:-Parish Centre, Blue Nuns Convent, Fermoy. Time:  11 am – 4 pm. Light Lunch provided. Book early places are limited. Donation: 20 euro Contact:  Sr.Una Boland- 087 6263934 or

Children’s Liturgy: Children’s Liturgy will return next Sunday 25th Sept at the 10.30 am Mass.  All children are welcome especially new children or children preparing for their first Holy Communion. For health and safety reasons all children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. Also if we could have one or two more adults who would be willing to help lead the children’s liturgy we would be delighted to hear from you.





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