Newsletter Sunday 2nd April

Newsletter Sunday 2nd April

Fermoy Parish Newsletter

5th Sunday of lent        

2nd April 2017

Fermoy Parish Office Tel 025(30856)

Office Hours Monday to Friday 9.30am to 12 Noon

Priest on Sick Call Duty Fr PJ O Driscoll Tel 087 2552276

The Offertory Collection this weekend is for:  Diocesan Purposes

Last weekend’s Door Collection €1475

Last weekend’s Offertory Collection: €1403

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

           Tuesday 4 am to 5 am,     Wednesday 12 midnight to Thursday 1 am,                      

   Thursday 3pm to 4 pm  & Sunday 1am to 2 am                                                                                                                                                                                                          

If you can cover any of these hours, please let one of the priests know.                                                                                        

Legion of Mary Visitation: Legion of Mary members from around the country will be visiting our parish on Wednesday 19th & Thursday 20th April 2017. They will be visiting homes on behalf of the parish. Please see notice at the back of the church.

Cloyne Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock: Take place Sunday 14th May 2017. 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

 1st Friday: 7th April is the first Friday of the month. Mass in Queen of Peace at 9.30am.Confessions on Thursday 6th April. 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                          St. Patrick’s Altar Society: Due to recent retirements The Altar Society URGENTLY NEED NEW MEMBERS. If you have an hour to spare & feel you could give a helping hand with flowers it would be greatly appreciated. Please phone 087/6502492 or 086/3383349                        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)


Divine Mercy Prayer Group: Meeting on Thursday 6th April in the Fermoy parish Centre Blue Nuns, at 8.15 pm Praise, Song, Scripture, Rosary and Chaplet of Divine Mercy. All welcome                                                            

St Joseph’s Young Priest Society:  Meeting on Wednesday 5th April after 10 am Mass in the Fermoy parish Centre. All Welcome                                                                  Station of the Cross: on Corrin every Sunday at 3 o clock during Lent. Sunday 26th march is the turn of Castletownroche & Ballyhooley. All welcome.

The Greater Chernobyl cause: A coffee morning will take place in Fermoy Parish Centre on Sunday 2nd April from 11.30 am to help raise funds for Ciara Turner & her friends to travel to Kazakhstan   

Fermoy   Active Retirement:  Group meeting on Wednesday 5th April at 2.30 pm in Fermoy Youth Centre. Easter Bonnet comp. on the day.

Mitchelstown will once again host the Darkness into Light: 5k run/walk in aid of Pieta House on May 6th at 4.15am. Registration is now open and an early bird discount applies until March 31st Register at

Fermoy flower and garden club: will host gardener and plants woman Deborah Begley on Tues next 4th April at 8 p.m. in the Adair Hall. New members and visitors welcome.

TRACING ROOTS COURSE MADE EASY: Learn How to conduct your family history via 8 week course at Fermoy Education Centre on Monday April 3rd@ 7.30 – 9.15 pm. .Contact Irish Clan Search 087.3589734 for details.

Fermoy Community Pre-school: on College Road, Fermoy are having an OPEN DAY today, Sunday the 2nd April from 11am to 3pm.

Everyone is very welcome to visit! If you need to contact the Community Pre-school just ring 025 34550.                                                                                              

Fermoy Community Text Alert: AGM will take place on Tuesday 4th April in The Youth Centre at 7.30 pm. All welcome

Alzheimer’s Awareness: Free talk on living with Alzheimer’s by Eddie O Reilly on Tuesday 4th April at 6.30 pm in Lyons O Reilly Pharmacy Fermoy

 List of Stations for week 3rd April to 7th April

Friday 7th April in the home of Peg Coughlan at 8 pm Area 25: Kilcrumper Spring Stations: Fr Aquin, Fr PJ & Fr Hehir would sincerely like to thank all for their offerings and also those who hosted, attended the stations, and distributed all the envelopes or helped in any way for the spring stations. This is very much appreciated. Any outstanding envelopes can be given to any of the priest’s or to Fermoy parish office. God Bless to all



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