Fermoy Parish Newsletter

32nd Sunday in ordinary Time

10th 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: Parish Reserve

Last weekend’s Door Collection €1450

Last Weekend’s Offertory Collection €1501

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,                                                                                                                                       Wednesday 12 Noon to 1pm      Wednesday 9pm to 10pm                  Wednesday 1pm to 2pm,

Friday 8am to 9am                                                                                                                        

  Friday 7pm to 8pm,         Saturday 4 to 5pm,                                          

Sunday 1am to2am Back up with another person.                                       

Sunday 11am to 12 Noon,   Sunday 5pm to 6pm URGENT                                                                                                                                                                     

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

 10 am Mass Tuesday 12th November & Wednesday 13th November:  There will be no 10am Mass on both of these days due to the Diocesan assembly taken place .Sorry for the inconvenience

Autumn stations: Fr Brian Boyle & Fr Eamon Roche would like to thank all   the people who hosted the stations in their houses, those who attended the stations, those who delivered the station envelopes and for all the station offerings. It is very much appreciated

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.                                  

The Annual Mass for the Deceased Members of various Clubs & Societies in Fermoy: Takes place on Friday 29th Nov at 7.30pm in St Patrick’s Church. Please let Trish in the parish office if you want you Club/Society mentioned                                      

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 burden of Grief is one of the heaviest to carry….Agree: All of us have lost someone in life, be it through death, the breakdown of a relationship or friendship etc. We are left in a lonely void where life just passes one by. The Emmaus Support was established to be a listening ear in a confidential and safe space. The support group is recommencing on Sunday November 17th at 3 to 4.30 pm in the Fermoy parish Centre (formerly the Blue nuns). Facilitated; Sr Una Boland & team (Refreshments)

Remembrance Sunday: Takes place on Sunday 10th November. Ceremonies begin at the Famine & Military Graveyards Carrignagroghera at 2.30 pm from there to the Memorial wall. Service at Christ Church at 3.30pm followed by refreshments in Adair Hall. All welcome                                                                         

  The Hail Holy Queen Conference: On Saturday 23rd November, at 9.30am, the Hail Holy Queen Conference takes place in the Firgrove Hotel, in Mitchelstown,   There is a great line up of speakers: Bishop Phonsie Cullinan, James Mahon, Fr. Colm Mannion OP, Fr. Marius O Reilly, Kathy Sinnott, Méabh Carlin. Confessions and Mass will be part of this wonderful day. This is a Donation only event                                                                                              

 And with you Spirit: During Mass when we answer “And with your Spirit” we are acknowledging the Holy Spirit’s unique activity through the priest during the Holy Mass by virtue of his ordination. The priest in front of us represents Jesus Christ. It is important for us to pray for our Priests every day.  

Social Dancing; Continues every Thursday from 8 to 10.30pm in Kilworth Community Hall. Jive, Quick step, waltz etc. Beginners welcome, no partners required. Adm €7 including tea.                                                                           

 Fermoy Field Club: illustrated lecture: ‘The Unquiet Dead: Ghosts and Notions of the Afterlife from Medieval Cork.’ Speaker: Bro. Colmán Ó Clabaigh O.S.B. (Glenstal Abbey). Wednesday 13 November, in the Grand Hotel at 8.00 p.m. Admission €5 (members €3). All welcome.                                               

  GROW Community Mental Health Organization: run a weekly support group for anyone who may be experiencing any emotional or mental health difficulties   in the Fermoy Family Resource Centre, every Tuesday morning at 10:30am & are open to anyone over the age of 18 years. Meetings are based on a 12-Step program & are anonymous, confidential & free-of-charge. No referrals are required. Contact Finola 086 7702807, Local Office: 021 4277520                                                                                                                

 Fermoy Community Health Project: Invite you to an open information evening in the Fermoy Resource Centre, on Thursday 14th November from 7-9pm, to help establish the need for the voluntary CanTalk Cancer Support service in Fermoy. As part of the formation of such a service, they will be looking for local volunteers to register their interest in becoming a CanTalk trained facilitator.  If you are unable to attend please call CanTalk on 0892390863.


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