St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                     Mass Intentions.


Sat.   9th Nov..       7.30pm.    Eugene, Ana May, Bridie and Joe McCabe.

                                                 Paul Smith

Mon. 11th Nov.      No Mass

Wed. 13th Nov.      8.00pm.    November list of the dead.

Sat.   16th Nov.      7.30pm.    Hugh, John and Bassie McSherry and deceased McSherry and Tully family members, Denmore.


Your prayers are requested for Frank McPartland, father of Frankie, who died during the week.


Dates for your diary.

First Confessions.      11.30am.    11th March 2020

Confirmation.             3.00pm.    26th April 2020.

First Communion.     11.00am.       9th May 2020.


Church Collection:

Drumavaddy.            All Saints Day.  €125.  Saturday 2nd Nov.  €656

Crosskeys.                   All Saints Day.  €260.  Sunday   3rd Nov.   €1115.


Parish Pastoral Council meeting. Monday 18th Nov. at 8.00pm in Drumavaddy.


Denn GFC Blotto. Winning Number's​ 2 ,8 ,12 ,23. No Jackpot winner.

€25 winners Phil Reilly, Ann Lynch, Ryefort, Fiona Heaslip, Killynanum
Kay Smith, Carrickatubber, Jimmy Cahill, Cornaseer.

Next draw in The Denn on​ Monday 11th November. Jackpot €3,900


Good luck to Denn Camogie team who will play Cullion in the All Ireland Semi Final in Coralstown GAA Grounds, Kinnegad at 2pm on Sun.10th Nov.

Also, to the under 16 team, who will play Laragh in the Div 1 Championship Final, on Thursday 14th at7pm on 3G . Best of Luck to all.


Age and opportunity. Social evening on 20th November. 2.00 – 5.00pm.

Mass at 3.00pm for deceased members. Usual buses.

The annual Christmas party will take place on Sunday 8th December.


Flower arranging, Christmas wreaths etc. Classes will take place in the Resource Centre, Crosskeys, Thursday 28th November and 5th December at 8.00pm. Contact Kathleen at (087) 9461185 to book a place.





St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.


Sun.       10th Nov.        11.00am. Tommy Smith, Banaho. 2nd Ann.

Tues.      12th Nov.    9.30am.   November list of the dead

Thurs.    14th Nov.    9.30pm.

Fri.         15th Nov.           7.30 pm.    

Sun.       17th Nov.        11.00am. Francis Brady, Farragh.


The Irish Cancer Society is looking for volunteers to drive patients to and from their chemotherapy treatments in all public hospitals nationwide. Volunteers will need their own car but all expenses are paid. If you have 2 free days a month (Monday – Friday) and an active email address we would love to hear from you. Please call Laura on 01 2310 594, email or go to for more information.


 A new Suicide Bereavement Support Group has been established to address this need for support of those who have lost a loved one to suicide. The group, led by a trained and experienced facilitator. We are meeting in Crover House Hotel on the following dates: Wed, 16th Oct. Wed, 13th Nov. 2019,Wed, 11th Dec. 2019, 7.30 p.m. Contact Programme Co-ordinator on 049 4336070 or 087 695 1865


Thank you to everyone who supported the Denn Community Funday 2019. As before community groups who helped organise and run the event benefited from the proceeds on the day. This year, 6 community groups received €340 each – Denn Camogie, Denn Running Club, Denn Age & Opportunity, Crosskeys NS, Denn Juvenile Football & Denn GFC. We would like to thank AMG Catering for their sponsorship, it was very much appreciated. We look forward to making Denn Community Funday 2020 a success for everyone and your continued support is always valued.


An Enchanted Evening of Song presented by Carmel O'Donoghue and Martina Lee Boyle accompanied by Eileen Tackney

Special guests include Brian McKeever, Fr Darragh Connolly, The Cathedral Choir and The Corda Orchestra. Venue: Cavan Cathedral on Thursday Nov 21st at 8pm.

Tickets €15 in aid of Cuan Cavan Cancer Support Centre. 

Please support. Ticket available in Cuan at (086) 455 6632 and (049) 851 1021


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102