Fermoy Parish Newsletter
7th Sunday In ordinary Time
23rd February 2020
Parish Website:
Fermoy parish office Tel 025 30856
Opening times 9.30 am to 12 Midday

Priest on Sick Call Duty: Fr Brian Boyle Tel: 087-2552276
The Offertory Collection this weekend is for: Parish Office/Parish Centre Expenses
Last weekend’s Door Collection €1350
Last Weekend’s Offertory Collection €1568
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
Monday 3pm to 4pm, Tuesday 9pm to 10pm, Wednesday 9pm to 10pm,
Wednesday 1pm to 2pm, Friday 8am to 9am, Friday 12 Noon to 1pm,
Friday 7pm to 8pm, Saturday 4 to 5pm, Saturday 8pm to 9pm
Saturday 11pm to 12 Midnight Sunday 1am to2am,
Sunday 11am to 12 Noon, Sunday 3pm to 4pm,
If you can cover any of these hours, please let Trish in the office know

Ash Wednesday: Wednesday next 26TH February is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of The Season of Lent. There will be Mass at 10am and 7.30pm. Ashes will be blessed and distributed at both Masses.

Trócaire boxes: Are available at the back of the church, so please take one home and the funds you will raise will help to make a world of difference to those who needs it

Church Door Collector’s: Thanks to Group Four who collected for the month of February Group One can take up duty next weekend the 1st March Maranatha Ecumenical prayer Group: Meeting Wednesday 26th February in the Blue Nuns at 8pm. All Welcome Weekday Mass Times for Lent: There will be an extra Mass at 7.30 pm on the week nights for the season of lent

The Creed: Summarises the story of Scripture. Moving from creation to Christ’s incarnation, death and resurrection, to the sending of the Holy Spirit, to the era of the Church and finally to the Second Coming, the Creed carries us through the entire story of salvation history.

Fermoy Field Club illustrated lecture on Wednesday 26 February: ‘An Extraordinary Cork Woman: Mary Elmes, the Irish Schindler.’ Speaker:
Ann Twomey. In Fermoy Community Youth Centre at 8.15 p.m. Admission €7 (members €5).

FREE MONTHLY HEALTH & WELL BEING INFORMATION TALK: Thursday 27th February in Fermoy library at 11am, Loretta Kennedy, Epilepsy Ireland Cork is our guest speaker. These FREE community talks are hosted by Fermoy Community Health Project and are open to all. For information please contact Jacinta on 085 8742320.

FERMOY CLM: Chairman John Barry and his committee would like to thank the people of Fermoy and surrounding areas, who contributed to their Annual church gate collection. Total collected €1232. All moneys raised go towards taken our special friends on summer outings and other activities. Without your continuing support this would not be possible. Thank you all

GROW Community Mental Health: weekly support group for anyone who may be experiencing any emotional or mental health difficulties. In the Fermoy Resource Centre, Tuesday morning at 10:30am.Open to anyone over the age of 18 years. Free-of-charge. No referrals are required. For information contact Finola 086 7702807, Local Office: 021 4277520

Vocations afternoon: An afternoon for men considering a vocation to the Priesthood in the Diocese of Cloyne will be held on Saturday, 7th March at the Nano Nagle Centre, Killavullen, from 2.30pm-5.00pm. The afternoon will consist of reflection, prayer and the opportunity to find out more about becoming a priest in our diocese. For more information Fr Brian Boyle (Vocations Director) at 085 2553787. Email: Those hoping to attend should make contact by phone or email by Thursday, 5th March. There are currently two candidates studying for the Priesthood for the Diocese of Cloyne.

Valley of Peace prayer Group Fermoy: Stations of the Cross. Will meet in Corrin car park on 26th February/Ash Wednesday at 3pm, weather permitting. All welcome

Every day God: Evening of meditation, prayer& music on Monday 24th February at 8pm in the Parish Centre Fermoy. All welcome

Children’s Liturgy We are taking a break from the Children’s Liturgy this weekend. We will be back next Sunday 1st of March. All children welcome.

List of stations for week 23rd February to 1st March
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