Newsletter Sunday 10th March

Newsletter Sunday 10th March

Fermoy Parish Newsletter
1st Sunday of Lent
10th March 2019
Parish Website:
Fermoy parish office Tel 025 30856
Opening times 9.30 am to 12 Midday

Priest on Sick Call Duty: Tel: 087-2552276

The Offertory Collection this weekend is for: For anyone who would like to be associated with the Farewell Presentation to Fr Aquin Casey
Last weekend’s Door Collection €1435
Last Weekend’s Offertory Collection €1512

The Blessed Sacrament Chapel: The following hours need help covering in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel.
Wednesday 7am to 8am/ back up with another person
Wednesday /Thursday 12 midnight to 1 am,
Saturday 1pm to 2pm/back up with another person
Saturday 4pm to 5pm
If you can cover any of these hours, please let Trish in the parish office know

St. Patrick’s Day 2019: Sunday next 17th March is St. Patrick’s Day, The Feast of our National Apostle & Patron Saint, A HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION. The Vigil Mass of St. Patrick will be at 7.30 on Saturday 16th in St. Patrick’s Church. Masses on Sunday 17th will be at 8.30am in The Queen of Peace and at 10.30am and 12noon in St. Patrick’s.

Maranatha Ecumenical prayer Group: Meeting Wednesday 13th March in The Blue Nuns at 8pm. All Welcome

Trócaire boxes: Are available at the back of the church, so please take one home and the funds you will raise will help to make a world of difference to those who needs it

STATIONS OF THE CROSS: Each Sunday in lent at 3 o clock sharp. All welcome. MARCH10TH-CASTLELYONS/RATHCORMAC

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

THE ANCHORAGE INSTITUTE: Are Offering a SOUL ENRICHMENT COURSE (OVER 5 SATURDAYS March -June 10AM-4PM) .Learning to listen with the heart- Parish Centre, Fermoy. Light lunch provided. Contact 087 167 9586

Fermoy Field Club lecture: ‘Examining the Bona Fides of Some County Cork Saints.’ Speaker: Prof. Pádraig O’Riain. On Wednesday 13 March at 8 p.m. in the Grand Hotel. Adm €5 (members €3). All welcome.

Over 60s talent competition: In the Tavern, Mitchelstown on 14th March at 8pm . We invite all to attend. Free entry & refreshments, great night assured. Please contact Helen at 086 8777157 or Ann at 086 0815665.

Ceolchoirm Sheachtain na Gaeilge: Concert of traditional music and singing in Fermoy library, Wednesday, 13th March, 7.30 –9.00 pm. Performers: Claisceadal na gCarad; Tríona Ní Shíocháin agus a clann; Yvonne Ní Laocha; US5. ADMISSION FREE.; fáilte roimh chách

Youth 2000 Retreat: 15th-17th March in Midleton CBS. Friday evening to Sunday afternoon. Includes talks, workshops, daily Mass, games, reconciliation & healing service.16-35yrs, donation only food & accommodation provided Contact (01)6753690.

List of stations for week 11th March to 15th March
Monday 11th March at 7.30pm in St Patrick’s Church: area 1, 2, 3, 4, 5& 6
Tuesday 12th March at 7.30 pm in St Patrick’s Church: Area 7, 8,9,10 & 11
Wednesday 13th March at 7.30 pm in St Patrick’s Church; Area 12, 14, 15, 16 & 28
Thursday 14th March at 7.30pm in St Patrick’s Church: Area 20, 21, 24, 27 & 29
Friday 15th March at 8pm: Area 18 Grange at the Home of Marion Ryan
Area 19 Strawhall at the Home of Pat & Deirdre Magner

Church and Parish Centre Clean Up: Volunteers invited on Thursday 14th march at 3pm to remove unwanted items from Church Sacristy, Mortuary and Galleries to the Parish Centre Garage where a skip will remove from there. Spring Clean-Up of Church grounds at a later date

Fr Aquin Casey Farwell: A Farwell Presentation will take place on Sunday 24th March at the Fermoy Youth Centre from 5pm to 8pm to show our appreciation to Fr Aquin for his great work over the past 14 years to the people of Fermoy parish and to wish him well in his new appointment. All welcome

Weekday Mass Times for Lent: There will be an extra Mass at 7.30 pm on the week nights for the season of lent

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