Newsletter Sunday 9th April

Newsletter Sunday 9th April

Fermoy Parish Newsletter

Passion (Palm) Sunday

9th April 2017

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: Holy places

Last weekend’s Door Collection €1505

Last weekend’s Offertory Collection: €1476

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,                        Friday 3am to 4 am           &

 Sunday 1am to 2 am                                                                                                                                                                                                         

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


Confessions for Holy Week;    Tuesday 11th April at 8pm Penitential service in St Patrick’s church      

Good Friday 14th April  After 3pm Liturgy in St Patrick’s Fermoy             

   Holy Saturday 15th : 11.30 am to 1pm in St Patrick’s Church

Eucharist Minister’s: Renewal of promises will take place at the 7.30 pm Mass on Holy Thursday. Please attend

Easter offering Envelopes for the Priests of the Parish: Envelopes can be returned at any of the Masses on the weekend of Sat 15th /Sunday 16th April. Thanking you for your continued support.                                                                                                                

Lector Rota: The Rotas for the 7.30 pm Mass & the 12 noon are available for collection in the sacristy                                                                                        

 Maranatha Ecumenical prayer Group: Meeting Wednesday 12th April in The Blue Nuns at 8pm. All Welcome                                                     

  St Padre Pio Prayer group: The April Mass and Novena prayers will take place in St Patrick’s Church Fermoy on Tuesday 11th April at 7.30 pm. All welcome. The petition box will be in the usual place.We wish everyone a happy & holy Easter

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 Centaury of Our lady of Fatima. All Welcome                                     HOW TO TRACE FAMILY TREES SIMPLY: 4 Week Course – Start Monday April 24  at  7.30 Pm. Irish Clan Search  In Fermoy Education Centre.   Register – 087.3589734  

Give Blood: Blood Donation Clinic takes place on Wednesday 12th _ 5 pm to 8.30 pm & Thursday 12th Apr 3 pm to 5 pm & 7 pm to 9 pm at Fermoy Cork marts.

HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE EX CORK: Walk in the footsteps of Jesus (fully guided) trip will take place from October 8th-16th 2017. Highlights include: A boat trip on the Sea of Galilee, visits to Nazareth, Cana, Jericho, The Dead Sea, Jerusalem, The Mount of Olives, Bethlehem, etc. Spiritual Director Fr Christy Fitzgerald. For further Information please contact MAP Travel 01-8783111 or Jim Keogh 021 4885371 Mobile 087 2678793.                                                      

Station of the Cross: on Corrin every Sunday at 3 o clock during Lent. Sunday 9th April is the turn of Fermoy. All welcome.

 Holy week & Easter 2016:                                                                                                       

  Holy Thursday: 5pm Mass for Families. All children welcome especially those who will be receiving First Holy Communion shortly

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’s Church                                                                                                              

   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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