Fermoy Parish Newsletter

31st Sunday in ordinary Time

3rd November 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 €1480

Last Weekend’s Offertory Collection €1407

The Blessed Sacrament Chapel: The following hours need help/backup with another person in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel.

Monday 8am to 9 am,         Monday 10am to 11am,                        Monday 12 noon to 1pm,                                                                                                             

Tuesday 9pm to 10pm URGENT             Wednesday 12 Noon to 1pm                                                 

Wednesday 9pm to 10pm,                Wednesday 1pm to 2pm,                            

 Friday 8am to 9am                         Friday 7pm to 8pm,

Sunday 11am to 12 noon,        Saturday 4 to 5pm,       

Sunday 1am to2am Back up with another person.                                                                                                                                                                       

 If you can cover any of these hours, please let Trish in the parish office know

St Joseph’s Young Priest Society:  Meeting on Wednesday 6th November after 10 am Mass in the Fermoy Parish Centre. All Welcome 

Divine Mercy Prayer Group: Meeting on Tuesday 5th November in the Fermoy Parish Centre, at 8 pm.  Praise, Song, Scripture, Rosary and Chaplet of Divine Mercy. All welcome 

St Padre Pio Prayer group: The November Mass & Novena prayers will take place in St Patrick’s Church Fermoy on Friday 8th November at 7.30 pm. All welcome. The petition box will be in the usual place. St Padre Pio calendars will be on sale at €2 each

Maranatha Ecumenical prayer Group: Meeting Wednesday 6th November in the Parish Centre at 8pm. All Welcome                              

Weekend of Prayer and Healing:  Charleville Park Hotel, Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th. November .Starting at 9am. Keynote speaker will be Fr Pat Collins (Vincentian Priest). Other speakers Sr. Josephine Walsh, Msgr Finbarr o Leary & Fr. John Keane. Music by Mir Ministries. Mass celebrated both days & confession. Bishop William Crean will Celebrate Closing Mass on Sunday. Admission is free. For information 0872505528, Celia 0872405568, Tom 0876468658.                                                                                                      

  Fermoy Active Retirement: EGM takes place on Wednesday 6th November at 2.30 pm in Fermoy Youth Centre.  Guest speaker a representative from Slimming world and a Bingo session. All members welcome                                                                                                                   

   Blood Donor Clinic: The Irish Blood Transfusion Service will hold a Blood Donor clinic in Cork Marts, Fermoy. Wednesday 5pm – 8.30pm Thursday 3pm – 5pm & 7pm – 9pm     6th & 7th November 2019                                                             

 Sing along Hour:  Each Tuesday for the month of November Avondhu Blackwater Community Connect will hold a ‘Singalong Hour’ at the Mill in Castletownroche beginning at 11am on Tuesday November 5th.  If you play an instrument and would like to bring it along please do. Refreshments will be served.  Enquiries to Mary at 022/46580 or email

Dementia Carers Information & Support Group:  A short presentation & light refreshments followed by an opportunity to ask questions. Group meeting on Wednesday 13th November Theme: Changing Roles & Relationships.  10:30 am to 12noon in the Occupational therapy Department, Mallow Primary Health Care Centre. For information contact Christine O’Riordan on 086 0255205                                                                           

   Blackwater Carers: Group meeting in the Resource Centre Fermoy on November 13th from 7pm to 9pm.All Carers are welcome. Come in for a cuppa & a chat, meet others in similar situations. As Carers it is good to know and see that you are NOT alone, we are all the same stressed, tired, and feel we are the only person doing the job. Well you are NOT. More info Padraig 087) 2271153. 

Fermoy Cemeteries: The Annual visits & prayers to our cemeteries will take place on Sunday 3rd November. Castlehyde Cemetery at 3 pm;   Kilcrumper Old at 3.20pm   approx. which will be followed by Kilcrumper New graveyard    

Fermoy Pioneers: Take the Short Term Pledge for the month of November for deceased Family & Friends who have gone before us marked with the sign of faith. Please contact Catherine 025 31519 or Emer 086 8459439

Masses for the Faithful Departed: The   November Envelopes and Lists   for   Masses for the Faithful Departed are available at the back of the churches.                    

 The Annual November Remembrance Mass: Annual Mass for those who died in Fermoy Parish during the past 12 months will take place in St Patrick’s Church on Friday 15th November at 7.30pm.                                            

Eucharistic Ministers: At the moment we are short a few Eucharistic Ministers for a few masses especially the 12 noon mass. We would be very grateful if anyone could help out. Please let Trish in the office know.                                                            

   Candles For Candelabra Of Light & Hope: A Candelabra unit will be in the church for the month of November for anyone wishing to light a candle in memory of a loved one. Cost of candle €2                                                                                   


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