Fermoy Parish Newsletter
19th Sunday in ordinary Time
9th August 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: No Offertory Collection for the time being due to the Covid Pandemic

Mass Times: All Masses are in St Patrick’s Church
Monday to Saturday 10 am
Friday night 7.30 pm
Saturday Vigil Mass 7.30 pm
Sunday 8.30 am, 10.30 am & 12 noon.
Even though public mass are now resumed the moral obligation to attend Sunday Mass & Holy Days is still for the time being, dispensed because the pandemic is still ongoing.

Live Streaming: will continue as follows
Daily Broadcast 10 am Mass (preceded by rosary at 9.40 am)
Sunday 10.30 am Mass (preceded by rosary at 10.10 am)
Sunday 7.30 pm Benediction
Face Covering/ Mask: wearing of Face mask/covering is now mandatory for all people attending masses or any other Church Services as per Government guide lines. Please sanitize hands on entry to the church
Baptism: Every Saturday at 4.30 pm. One Child/family only per Baptism. A maximum of 10 people. Face mask/covering are mandatory for all attending Confession: Saturday 12 noon in the Parish Centre/ Blue Nuns. Face mask/covering are mandatory for all attending

Mass Cards: From Monday 10th August The parish office will have Mass cards for sale at the office. The Mass cards will be pre-signed by both Fr Brian & Fr Eamon, Trish will take note of the Mass Intentions in her book and pass this onto the priests

Annual Devotions at Carraig an Aifrinn: The traditional Mass Rock devotions will take place this year on Sunday 16th August at 4.00 pm at Carraig an Aifrinn in the town land of Knockananig, Fermoy. Bígí linn chun comóradh a dhéanamh ar ár muintir atá imithe romhainn agus d’fhulaing go mór ar son an chredimh.

Confirmation Dates: The Following are the dates for Confirmation Ceremonies. The Ceremony will be restricted in numbers attending. Social distancing will be adhered to throughout the Ceremony. Face mask/covering are mandatory for all attending Saturday 5th September: Gael Scoil dehíde
11.30 am: Rang Richeal
2pm: Rang Jamie

Saturday 12th September:
11am: Presentation School
3pm: St Joseph’s School
Saturday 19th September:
11.30 am: Bishop Murphy Memorial

Free online Sacramental Preparation Resources: Campa Mhuire Mháthair: free online sacramental preparation resources for children preparing for First Holy Communion and Confirmation. Engaging, fun and faith-filled catechesis provided by young presenters, perfect for families and parishes! More info at

Anual Youth 2000 Summer Festival is Ireland’s largest Catholic Youth event, but this year, for the first time, it will be streamed live on the 14th-16th of August.
Hear talks and workshops from some of the best Catholic speakers including Fr. John Harris OP, Dr. Scott Hahn, John Pridmore, Petroc Willey (University of Steubenville), Katie Ascough, Sr. Colleen Mattingly, Sr. Mary Hanrahan, Bill Keimig (University of Steubenville), Beth Davis (Blessed is She) and others from Ireland and around the world.
Youth 2000 Ireland ‘s motto is ‘Youth leading Youth to the Heart

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