Newsletter Sunday19th May

Newsletter Sunday19th May

Fermoy Parish Newsletter
5th Sunday of Easter
19th May 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: Episcopal Conference
Last weekend’s Door Collection €1501
Last Weekend’s Offertory Collection €1575

The Blessed Sacrament Chapel: The following hours need help covering in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel.
Tuesday 12 Noon to 1pm/Back up with another person
Wednesday 12 Noon to 1pm, Wednesday 1pm to 2pm
Wednesday 9pm to 10pm, Friday 8am to 9am, Friday 7pm to 8pm
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

Maranatha Ecumenical prayer Group: Meeting Wednesday 22nd May in the Blue Nuns at 8pm. All Welcome

Bishop Murphy & Presentation School Fist Holy Communion: Congratulations to the Boys & Girls who made their First Holy Communion on Saturday, Wishing them all God’s blessings.

Everyday God: Evening of meditation, prayer& music on Monday 27th May at 8pm in the Parish Centre (Blue Nuns) Fermoy. All welcome

Learning and Living our Catholic Faith – Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Knock: Saturday 29th June. Workshop options on learning and living the Catholic faith: 11am, 11:45am or 12:30pm. Afternoon Programme: Rosary, Stations of the Cross, Anointing of the Sick & Holy Mass. Further details on or Máirín on 087 7950325. All welcome. Consider organizing a bus from your area.

FATIMA: (4Nts) and Escorial (Lisbon Coast)/(3Nts)from Sat. June 29th to Sat. July 6th. Direct flight from Cork to Lisbon & Return.
HOLY LAND: Tuesday October 15th to Wednesday 23rd. 4 Nts Jerusalem/4 Nts Tiberias. Direct flight from CORK to tel aviv & return direct to cork. Contact Patsy Foley, at 021-7337159 or 087-6798810.

Cork Autism Conference 2019: No Limits, Just Possibilities, Sunday September 22nd, Clayton Silversprings Hotel, Cork. The conference provides a unique forum for Parents, Families, Caregivers, Autistic Adults, Employers, Educators, Professionals, Agencies, and Advocates, anyone with an interest in Autism. Tel 089 239 8900

Fermoy Active Retirement: Group meeting will take place on Wednesday 22nd May at 2.30 pm in Fermoy Youth Centre. Guest speaker Geraldine Hegarty colour me beautiful. All Members welcome

Fermoy Musical Society: workshop/Casting Call, for their upcoming production of South Pacific on Thurs May 23rd at 7.30pm in the Fermoy Community Youth Centre. Anyone wishing to get involved in the production is asked, to attend on the night. There will be a little bit of singing & dancing & a great opportunity to meet with our new production team. Past, present & new members welcome. For information contact FMS: 0862499721, or Alison: 0860615499

Alzheimer’s fundraiser: Sincere thanks to Grand Hotel and all who supported recent fundraiser, which yielded over £300, donations still coming in. Our thanks to helpers and sponsors of our lovely raffle prizes especially Glanbia, Castlelyons. Centra Fermoy, Spillanes, Shaws, D&M Veg., Mellericks, Read & Write, Barnes.

MONTHLY MINDFULNESS SESSIONS: Continue on the last Wednesday of the Month from 7.30-8.30pm in the Fermoy Resource Centre. Places are limited; so you are invited to register your place for May 29th session by contacting Jacinta McCormack 085872320.

BEALTAINE FEST IN FULL SWING: Bealtaine festival gives opportunities to age friendly activities celebrating culture, art and tours in May. Irish Family Search will conduct family history Talk at Mitchelstown Library Friday May 24 at 11 am” How to start to trace your family Trees. Locating ancestors / living cousins, homesteads, DNA tests, Old past times, graveyard inscriptions, emigrants. Free to all. Book 087.3589734.

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

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