Newsletter Sunday 16th July

Newsletter Sunday 16th July

Fermoy Parish Newsletter
15th Sunday in ordinary Time
16th July 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 P.J O Driscoll Tel 087 2552276

The Offertory Collection this weekend is for: Peter’s Pence
Last weekend’s Door Collection €1540
Last weekend’s Offertory Collection: €1500

The Blessed Sacrament Chapel: The following hours needs help covering in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel.
Tuesday 12 noon to 1 pm
Wednesday 12 midnight to Thursday 1 am,
Sunday 1 am to 2 am. Urgent
If you can cover any of these hours, please let one of the priests know.

10.30 am Mass Rota: The Rota for the 10.30 am Mass is available for collection in the sacristy or the parish office by all readers. Thanks for your continued support.

Friends of Calcutta: Clothes Collection supporting Friends of Calcutta (CHY 13218) on Wednesday July 26th from Noon-5pm in the Church Car Park. All items of wearable clothing, footwear, curtains, towels etc most welcome. To view a short film which highlights what your tremendous generosity last year funded please visit ‘Rajiv Ganguly 17’ on ‘Youtube’.All enquiries to Michael Hopkins 087-9073074′

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

What is the Spirit saying to the Churches? Takes place on Friday 21st July 8 pm to 10 pm at the Blue Nuns Convent/ Fermoy parish office. You are welcome to join Christians from different traditions to worship God & pray together. The gathering will include a small team from the Maranatha Community who are making a pilgrimage through Ireland. Takes place on Friday 21st July 2017

Fr. Peter (Piotr) Prusakiewicz, of the Congregation of St. Michael the Archangel, Warsaw, Poland. He is regarded as a world renowned expert on Divine Mercy and the Holy AngelsOn Thursday, July 27th Fr. Peter will visit Mitchelstown and celebrate Holy Mass in the Parish Church at 7.30pm, followed by the individual blessing of the first class Relic of St. Faustina. All are welcome.

Blood Donor Clinic: Will take place on Wednesday19th July 5 pm to 8.30 pm & Thursday 20th July from 3pm to 5 pm & 7pm to 9 pm in Fermoy Marts/Corrin Events centre. Please support

TROCAIRE NATIONAL COLLECTION BY THE IRISH BISHOPS CONFERENCE: National Church collection on 22/23July in aid of 25m people facing hunger crisis in east-Africa: Kenya, South Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia.The money raised will be donated to Trócaire, the overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Ireland, which is delivering emergency food, water and health care to the 25 million people affected.
Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, says the situation is critical and has urged support for the collection from parishioners, “With the failure of successive rains and a prolonged drought having taken hold of the region, just surviving has now become the main challenge facing people in large parts of east Africa. Millions of people in the region are facing starvation. The crops have failed and animals are dying because of a lack of grazing and water. The large number of people affected may shock us, but we must realise that behind these stark numbers are real people: mothers and fathers unable to provide for their hungry children. “The world is distracted by the actions of a handful of powerful politicians, while in east Africa millions suffer in silence” – Bishop William Crean

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