Fermoy Parish Newsletter
1st Sunday of Lent
1st March 2020
Parish Website:
Fermoy parish office Tel 025 30856
Opening times 9.30 am to 12 Midday

Priest on Sick Call Duty: Fr Eamon Roche Tel: 087-2552276
The Offertory Collection this weekend is for: Diocesan Purposes
Last weekend’s Door Collection €1440
Last Weekend’s Offertory Collection €1535
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 6am to 7am,
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

Weekday Mass Times for Lent: 10 am Monday to Friday & 7.30pm Monday, Thursday & Friday during the season of lent

Parish Office: The parish Office will be closed Monday 2nd March & Tuesday 3rd March.

St Joseph’s Young Priest Society: Meeting on Wednesday 6th March after 10 am Mass in the Fermoy Parish Centre. All Welcome
Divine Mercy Prayer Group: Meeting on Tuesday 4th February. Praise, Song, Scripture, Rosary & Chaplet of Divine Mercy. All welcome The Divine Mercy Chaplet is recited after 7.30pm mass on the 1st Friday

Valley of Peace prayer Group Fermoy: Prayer meeting will be held on Thursday 5th March at 8.30pm in The Parish Centre. All welcome

1st Friday: 6th March is the first Friday of March. Mass in St Patrick’s at 10 am & 7.30 pm.

Women’s World Day of Prayer Service: Will take place on Friday 6th March at 8.30 pm in Adair hall hosted by The Presbyterian Church. Refreshments served

LENTEN STATIONS AT CORRIN HILL FERMOY @ 3pm: March 1st – Castlelyons / Rathcormac. March 8th- Kilworth,
March 15th – Led by Sr Christina March 22nd – Glanworth, March 29th Ballyhooly / Castletownroche April 5th – Fermoy (Palm Sunday)

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, 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 information Fr Brian Boyle (Vocations Director) at 085 2553787. Email: those hoping to attend should make contact by Thursday, 5th March. There are currently two candidates studying for the Priesthood for the Diocese of Cloyne

The Creed: Grounds us in reality and reminds us that our beliefs and choices matter. It proclaims that the universe is not here by random chance, but was brought into existence by the one true God, “the maker of heaven and earth” and is moving in a certain direction according to God’s plan. This divine plan was revealed in God’s son, the “one Lord Jesus Christ”, who “became man” to show us the path to happiness and eternal life.

Totus Tuus Pilgrimage to Fatima: September 5th to 12th. Flights from Cork. Last few places remaining. €100 deposit before March 8th secures place. Spiritual Director: Fr Marius O’Reilly. Price €710. Call Damien 087 204 9048

Fermoy Flower and Garden club: Will host gardening expert Peter Dowdall, in the Adair Hall on Tuesday 3rd March at 8pm. All welcome. Entry for visitors is €10 Fermoy active Retirement Group: Meeting takes place on Wednesday 4th March at 2.30 pm in the Fermoy Youth Centre. Guest Speaker Brid Doyle Physiotherapist. All members welcome

Fermoy Field Club lecture: Tom Barry – from Gunner to Guerilla. Speaker: Mr. Gerry White. In Fermoy Youth Centre on Wednesday, 4 March at 8.15 p.m. Admission €7 (members €5).

Teach Na Leanaí Montessori Pre-School: Open Day Sunday 1st March, 11 am to 3pm at both College Rd & Gaelscoil de hide pre- schools. We are enrolling for free ECCE places. Enquiries Lisa 086 3847961

The 2020 Walton Lecture: Christians, Climate and our Culture around the World given by Professor Katharine Hayhoe of Texas Technical University, at 8.00pm on Monday 9th March in lecture room West Wing 6 in UCC. At its core, climate change is profoundly unjust. It exacerbates hunger, poverty, & even political instability, disproportionally impacting the most vulnerable people of the world, the very ones we Christians are called to love & care for.

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