St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                           Mass Intentions.


Sat. 9th Feb. 7.30pm.                         People of the Parish.

Mon. 11th Feb. 7.15pm

Wed. 13th Feb. 8.00pm

Sat. 16th Feb. 7.30pm.                       Thomas, Rose and Baby Thomas Galligan, Denbawn Lower.


Dates for your diary.

Enrolment ceremonies for Children receiving Sacraments this year:

Enrolment for Confirmation. Crosskeys Church, 24th February.

Enrolment for First Communion. Crosskeys Church, 7th April.


Blessing of the graves.      Drumavaddy 4th August 2019.

Crosskeys    21st July 2019.


Please pray for Nancy Allen, Denbawn, Carrickaboy, and Tom Galligan, Pollakeel, whose funerals took place during the week. May they rest in peace.


Church Collection:

Sunday collection 3rd February.  

Crosskeys:          Offertory €880. Candles - €280.00

Drumavaddy:     Offertory €495.


Preparing for SundaysFr. Eamonn Bredin will lead a group discussion on the Mass readings for the following Sunday in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan, on Thursday evenings from 7:30p.m. to 9:30p.m..  All welcome. Cost: €5 per night.


The annual Day of Prayer for Survivors and Victims of Abuse takes place on Friday 15th February 2019, just one week before the historic gathering in Rome hosted by Pope Francis on 21st -24th February Rome to discuss the safeguarding of minors in the Church. We ask for your prayers for all those who have been hurt by abuse in the Church. We pray for Pope Francis and for the success of the meeting in Rome at which senior bishops and religious superiors from around the world will be attending.

We invite you to join us for a liturgy to bless and dedicate a new ‘Candle of Atonement’ in the Cathedral of SS Patrick and Felim, Cavan. This Candle will be lit in our diocese as a reminder of the need for atonement and to symbolise repentance, light in the darkness and hope.”

5k run/walk fundraising for Kate Smyth's mission to Zambia on Saturday, 16th of February @ 9:30am, Registration at 9:15am Starts at old pitch Crosskeys10 for adults/ 5 for kids/ family offers on the day, walk at your own speed. Everyone welcome. Refreshments afterwards 




St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.


Sun. 10th Feb   11.00am             Michael Brady, Lonoogs. Months Mind.

Tues. 12th Feb   9.30am  

Thurs 14th Feb   9.30am             Kitty Smith, London.

Fri. 15th Feb       7.30pm             Patsy Smith, Carrickatobber.

Sun. 17th Feb   11.00am             Patrick Conaty.


If you have family members in Hospital who would like a visit from a Priest of the Parish, please inform Fr. Donal. Lists are no longer available, so it is not possible to know who is in hospital unless the priest is informed.


Denn GFC Blotto for Monday 4th Feb 2019.

Winning Number's  2, 10, 11, 22.  No Jackpot winner. €25 winners James Conaty, Carn, Gabriel McCaul, Liam Ruddy c/o O'Reilly's, Phil Lynch, Carn, Jackie Shiels, The Farnham.
Next draw in The Tank on Monday 11th February. Jackpot €1950


 Denn Running Club All ages, levels and abilities and communities are welcome to join us at St. Matthews Park on every Tuesday and Thursday 7pm and each Saturday morning for the next 6 weeks at Kingspan Breffni Park as we take part in "Project Healthy U".


Denn GFC. Golden Jubilee Celebrations

The main focus of the celebration will be around the August Bank Holiday Weekend when, amongst a host of other events, a Book chronicling the history of our club will be launched on Thursday 1st August with a drama depicting the characters of the club will be staged on Friday August 2nd. There will be many other events over the weekend – details will be released in coming weeks


The County finals of Scor which this year celebrates its 50th year will be hosted by Denn GFC in Drumavaddy Community Centre on Friday 1st  March. A great night of culture, dance and song in store.


Cavan County Museum invites you to an evening ‘Remembering Stanislaus Lynch, Poet, Journalist, Horseman, Gentleman and proud son of Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan’ on Thursday 21st February at 8 p.m. Speakers will include Professor Patrick Wall, Noel Mullins Photojournalist, Editor and Publisher, Paul Keogan, Ballymacad Hunt, and Michael Slavin, Broadcaster, Journalist and Author.


Breifne Historical Society; Bishop McKiernan Lecture. Dr Bernadette Cunningham will deliver Bishop McKiernan Lecture ' Medieval Irish Pilgrims walking the Camino' on Tuesday 19th February at 7 pm  in Cavan Library.


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102