Fermoy Parish Newsletter

33rd Sunday in ordinary Time

17th 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: Social & Family Services

Last weekend’s Door Collection €1350

Last Weekend’s Offertory Collection €1345

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

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                                                                      

 Confiteor means “I confess”: We should confess our sins with confidence that the Lord will forgive us. We confess our sins not only to God but also to our brothers and sisters. Our sins affect our relationship with God and our relationship with each other.                                       

Eucharistic Ministers: The Rota for the Eucharistic Ministers is now available in the Sacristy or The parish office. Thanking you for your continued support. 

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


Everyday God: Monday 25th November at 8pm in the Parish Centre. An Evening of meditation, prayer& music to celebrate the presence of God in our daily life. Cost €5. All welcome

Maranatha Ecumenical prayer Group: Meeting Wednesday 20th November in the Parish Centre at 8pm. All Welcome                              

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)

Medjugorje Dates for 2020: May 19th. June 23rd. July 28th. Sept 22nd.All flights ex Cork with Aer Lingus and Joe Walsh Tours. Cost €625   which includes early booking offer of 100 euro off if paid by Dec 15th. 7 nights all inclusive. Accompanied by Spiritual Directors. Contact Tom Dennehy on 0876468658.                                                                                                                  

 Day of Recollection: The Theme this month is “God with Us” Saturday 23rd November in St Benedict’s, The Mount, Cobh. First talk at 11 am, Holy mass   at the Priory 9am or 10am in St Colman’s Cathedral .Day includes time for Adoration, Monastic Liturgy of the hours, ends with tea at 3.30. Lunch is provided. Donations welcome to cover costs. To book Contact mother Prioress; 021 4811354

Fermoy Toastmasters: Variety Concert in aid of Mary Mount takes places in Fermoy Youth Centre on Friday 29th November at 8pm. Doors open 7pm. Cost €20. Please support                                                                                        

  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                                                                                                                 

 Léacht poiblí as Gaeilge: Ar an Máirt, 19 Samhain, tabharfaidh an Dr Tríona Ní Shíocháin (Roinn an Cheoil, UCC) léacht dar teideal ‘Ar Lic an Tinteáin: Traidisiún Ceoil agus Amhránaíochta na Gaelainne’ sa Community Youth Centre (East Room), ar 8.00 pm. Saorchead isteach. Fáilte roimh chách.


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