Newsletter Sunday 7th April

Newsletter Sunday 7th April

Fermoy Parish Newsletter
5th Sunday of Lent
7th April 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: Diocesan Purposes
Last weekend’s Door Collection €1795
Last Weekend’s Offertory Collection €1927

The Blessed Sacrament Chapel: The following hours need help covering in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel.
Tuesday 12 pm to 1pm/Back up with another person
Wednesday /Thursday 12 midnight to 1 am,
Saturday 1pm to 2pm
Saturday 4pm to 5pm,
If you can cover any of these hours, please let Trish in the parish office know. As the backup list is now empty, we request Adorers to ask friends/family to cover their hour while on Holidays

Morning Mass Thursday 11th April: There will be no 10 am Mass on Thursday 11th April in St Patrick’s Church due to Confirmation taking place at 11 am in St Patrick’s Church

Maranatha Ecumenical prayer Group: Meeting Wednesday 10th April in the Blue Nuns at 8pm. All Welcome

St Padre Pio Prayer Group: The April Mass and Novena Prayers will take place at St Patrick’s Church, Fermoy on Friday 12th April at 7.30 pm. The Petition Box will be in the usual place at the back of the Church.

Cloyne Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock: Take place Sunday 12th May 2019. 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. All Welcome

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

Cope Foundation Fermoy, 20th Anniversary Party: Mad Hatters Tea, party in Cope Foundation, Fermoy Day centre on Sunday 7th April from 2pm to 5pm. We will have craft stalls, baking, music & dancing. . All welcome

STATIONS OF THE CROSS: Each Sunday in lent at 3pm on Corrin. All welcome. Ballyhooly & Castletownroche Sunday 7th April

Fermoy Geriatrics Association: (Cluain Dara Day Care Centre) Are currently recruiting volunteer bus drivers. All applicants should have an up to date PSV licence. If interested please contact Theresa on 025 33315

Rosary at the Grottos: Join thousands of people around Ireland at local Grottos to pray the Rosary each day during May at 8pm (unless otherwise stated).Sign up your Grotto visit call 087 278 6552.

ACCORD, Diocese of Cloyne (Catholic Marriage Care Service CLG) are recruiting volunteers to train in presenting Marriage Benefits of this training include: The opportunity to work in a National Organisation, Excellent personal development, Develop presentation and group facilitation skills, Certificate in Marriage Education (Accredited). If interested, please contact Jean 025-31899 – Monday to Friday 9.30 a.m. – 1.30 pm before 26th April.

Life In The Spirit Seminar:By Brendan Walsh at Muintit Mhuire Ladysbridge on Monday 15th April 7.30 to 8.30pm, over 7week period. Tel 0868033611. All welcome

Confirmation: Most Rev William Crean, D.D, Bishop of Cloyne will confirm the Boys and Girls of Bishop Murphy Memorial School N.S, Presentation N.S, Gaelscoil De hÍde, Grange N.S & Clondulane N.S at 11 am on Thursday 11th April. We wish all the Boys and girls a very Happy and Holy Confirmation.

Holy week & Easter 2019:
Holy Thursday: 7.30pm Mass of the Last Supper in St Patrick’s followed by Adoration of The Blessed Eucharist in St Patrick’s Church until 12.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 Queen of Peace Church 8.30 am

Confessions for Holy Week;
Tuesday 16th April at 8pm Penitential service in St Patrick’s church
Good Friday 19th April After 3pm Liturgy in St Patrick’s Fermoy
Holy Saturday 20th April : 11.30 am to 1pm in St Patrick’s Church

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