St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.



Mass Times.                           Mass Intentions.


Sat.   9th  Mar. 7.30pm.                     Patsy Donohoe, Ryefort 1st Anniversary Mass 

Mon. 11th Mar. 7.15pm                    Breege Cusack, Lizzie & John Fay.

Wed. 13th Mar. 8.00pm                    John. P. Reilly, Ardkill.

Sat.   16th  Mar. 7.30pm.                   Johnnie Brady, Ardkill. Bartley & Molly Cahill. Deceased members of Cahill & Galligan Families.


St Patrick’s Day Collection. Next Sunday, 17th March, is St. Patrick’s Day. The Offertory Collection on that day is given to the Kilmore Mission Committee. Your generosity to this collection will assist. Irish Missionaries working in African Countries, provide support to Irish emigrant Chaplaincy abroad, educate African priests, and assist those who are struggling.


Church Collection: Sat 2nd  /Sunday 3rd March

Crosskeys:            Offertory Collection.  €553

Drumavaddy:     Offertory Collection €755

                                Candles. €140.


Crosskeys N.S.

Parents of children in the parish who wish to enroll in Junior Infants for September 2019 are asked to please collect an application form from the school and then return it immediately.


Adoration:           Drumavaddy  Every Wednesday from 6pm to 10pm during Lent,

                                Crosskeys. Every Tuesday from 10am to 9pm. during Lent.

                                Please try and make a special effort to spend one hour with Jesus.


Eucharistic Adoration.

This is the greatest blessing we have, after Holy Mass. Presently we need people to keep Jesus company from 12 – 1pm and 7-8pm. It will be greatly appreciated by organisers. Jesus will thank you and bless you.

Please contact Anna Brady. 085-1048609 or Oliver Ferguson.


Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 31st May – 5th June.

Booking forms are available for the pilgrim section from Cavan Travel, Main St. Cavan (049) 4361222 or Virginia Travel, Main St. Virginia (049) 8548544.

Enquiries for Special Sick/Assisted Section to. Fr. Kevin Fay, The Presbytery, Cavan (*049)4331404 or (087)8579968


Cavan Garda District Property Recovery Day – At Cavan Garda Station on 16th March 2019 11am-4pm. Cavan Gardai are showcasing all property recovered in searches and crime operations over the past two years. This property ranges from jewellery to power and gardening tools. If you have been a victim of a crime in the past two years and your property has not been recovered please take this opportunity to view the property at Cavan Garda Station at the above times.


St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.



Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.


Sun.  10th Mar   11.00am           People of the Parish

Tues.  12th Mar.    9.30am        

Thurs 14th Mar     9.30am               

Fri.     15th Mar.    7.30pm        

Sat.     16th Mar.   10.00am        Ellen Hever. Months mind.

Sun.    17th Mar. 11.00am         Andy & Rose McBreen, Kilnacor.


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  March 2019.

Winning Number's  6,12,19, 26

€25 winners Shane & James Brady, Lishenry,.  Ailaine Tennyson, Tommy McNamee, Noel Reilly,Mary Kiernan

Next draw in The Tank on Monday 11th March.  Jackpot €2150


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


Ballyjamesduff Musical Society: ‘FROLICS The Best of Times’  in St. Joseph’s Hall, Ballyjamesduff.  Show dates Sunday 10th March Matinee, Thurs. 14th/ Fri. 15th/ Sat. 16th March evening shows. Booking office in St. Joseph’s Hall with open Thurs. 28th  Feb..  Tel 049 855 1000.


Denn Toddler Playgroup, Crosskeys. Enrolment Forms are available for the Free ECCE year September 2019/2020. Parents/Guardians can email to receive a form or they can be got at the preschool. Closing date for forms is 31st of March 2019.


Cuan Cavan Cancer Support Centre: The Cuan Cavan Cancer Support Centre is now open; Mon, Wed & Fri, 10-1pm and 2-4pm at Keadue, Cavan (near the Cathedral) This service is available to all Cancer patients and their family members, where they can avail of our free confidential service (by appointment) and free complementary therapies (also by appointment). For further information please see our Facebook page Cuan Cancer Social Support Group or phone 086-4556632.


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102