Fermoy Parish Newsletter

4th Sunday of Advent

22nd December 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 Office/Parish Centre Expenses

Last weekend’s Door Collection €1440

Last Weekend’s Offertory Collection €1395

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

Monday 8am to 9 am,                             Tuesday 9pm to 10pm,                        

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 3pm to 4pm URGENT,

Wednesday 4am to 5am for 15th, 22nd, & 29th January                                    

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

Christmas Offering Envelope’s: If anyone didn’t receive the Christmas Offering envelope there are spare ones at the back of the church. The Envelopes can be returned at any of the Masses or to any of the Priests. Thanking you for your continued support.                                                                                                            

Confessions: There will be No Confessions on Saturday 28th December in St Patrick’s Church                                                                                                   

  Parish Office: The Parish Office will be closed from 23rd December to the 2nd January 2020. The newsletter will resume on Sunday 5th January

A Catechism Study Day: For Teenagers will take place in Corrin Events Centre, Fermoy on Sunday 4th January. The day will include catechism study, a short movie, music, testimonies, and dinner. €5. This is a repeat of a similar event held last year which was well attended. Details on the Cloyne Diocese website or tel 086 9972539 



Everyday God: Monday 23rd December at 8pm in the Parish Centre (formerly Blue Nuns). An Evening of meditation, prayer& music to celebrate the presence of God in our daily life. Cost €5. All welcome                                                       

 Splendour in Flower & Stone Flower festival Calendar 2020: For Sale in the parish office   at a cost of €5. Proceeds to help update heating system and install new lift in St Benedict’s Priory Cobh 

A Day for Life & Faith in Ireland: Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God   on 1st January 2020 in St Patrick’s at 10 am to 11.30 am. See Poster at back of Church for details.                                                                                                     

  TROCAIRE: Thanks to all who supported Trocaire Christmas gifts recently. €1,463.42 was raised. These gifts to families in the developing world will make a huge impact on their lives. 


Christmas Masses:                                                                          

   Christmas Eve 24th December:                                                                      

St Patrick’s Church:                                                                               

  Christmas Eve Masses at 7.00 pm, and 9.00 pm.                                                                                                              

Christmas Day 25th December:                                                                              

St Patrick’s Church: Mass at 10.30 am And 12.00 noon                                      

Queen of Peace Church:   Mass at 8.30 am and 10.30 am                          

St Stephen’s Day                                                                                                      

St Patrick’s Church: Mass 10am                                                        

  Fermoy Hospital Masses: There will be No Mass on Wednesday 25th , Thursday 26th, December in Fermoy hospital.                                              

Christmas Wishes: Bishop William Crean, Fr Brian Boyle & Fr Eamon Roche wish all the people of the parish a Happy and   Holy Christmas           


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