St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                           Mass Intentions.


Sat.     12th Oct.          7.30pm.    John Pat, Nan & Andy Galligan & Deceased Galligan Family.

Mon.   14th Oct.         7.15pm.

Wed.   16th Oct.          8.00pm.   Brigid & Brian Galligan, Ardlougher.

Sat.     19th Oct.          7.30pm.    Pat Donohoe, Drumavaddy.


Parish Calendar 2020. Drumavaddy Social and Development Committee would love to share your photographic memories of 2019 in the upcoming 2020 calendar. You can email your photographs to or message to 086-3872327


Church Collection: 5th / 6th Oct.

Drumavaddy.                    €730

Crosskeys.                            €601.           Candelabrum                  €209


Mission Sunday Collection Due next week.

Next weekend our parish will celebrate World Mission Sunday. On the 20th, every single parish worldwide will give what they can to support overseas missionaries, many of whom work in some of the world’s most impoverished communities. Next week, if you can, please be extra generous during Mass. 


Best Wishes to Denn Camogie Club Our Ulster Final v Clontibret was postponed by Ulster this weekend. New date TBC. Follow Denn Camogie on Facebook for weekly match  updates. Congratulations to Hannah Fitzsimons who has been chosen to play on the Ulster All Stars Camogie Team for 2019/2020. Fantastic achievement Hannah, everyone in Denn C.C is very proud of you. 


Castlerahan/ Denn Ladies GFC Big Breakfast Morning:  on county final day, Sunday 13th October in St.Josephs Hall, Ballyjamesduff. Breakfast being served from 9.30-12.30. All support appreciated.


The Backpack Program suitable for those wanting to learn more about boundaries, self awareness, anxiety management & a deeper relationship with God. will be offered again as an evening course in Cavan Institute for 8 weeks beginning the end of Oct. Contact or 083 487 7325.


Foster Carers Needed: TUSLA urgently need Foster Carers for children who need a loving home environment. Please consider volunteering for this very worthy cause. Information nights will be held in the Pastoral Centre, Cavan on Thur. 17th Oct. at 7.30pm and in the Errigal Hotel, Cootehill on Wed. 23rd Oct from 7 to 9pm. For further information ring 086 1833760 or visit


Local Bus Link Meeting. St. Joseph’s Hall, Ballyjamesduff, this Monday 14th October at 12.00 noon. Everybody is welcome to attend. Call 087-7698825 for further information.


St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.


Sun.          13th Oct. 11.00am.    John & Mary Brady, Pullakeel

                                                               Gus & Kathleen Smyth, Frael brae.

Tues.          15th Oct.        9.30am.

Thurs.        17th Oct.        9.30am

Fri.           18th Oct. 7.30pm.      

Sun.          20th Oct. 11.00am.    Oliver Shiels.6th Anniversary.

                                                               Maureen Coleman 4th Anniverary.

                                                               Michael Coleman and deceased Coleman Family members.


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.


Pre-Marriage Courses. It is a prerequisite for all couples, hoping to be married, that they attend a Pre-Marriage Course. ACCORD Pre Marriage Courses will take place in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, The Conaty Centre, Cullies, Cavan H12 E5C7 on the following dates in 2020:

February 28th/29th ,  March 27th/28th, September 25th/26th,  October 23rd/24th

5  November 27th/28th (PROVISIONAL IF REQUIRED)

The courses will run from 7:30p.m. to 10:00p.m. on the Friday evening and 10:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. on the Saturday: Please book on line at


The Children’s Remembrance Event 2019 will take place in Kilmore Cathedral,

 Kilmore Lower, Cavan, H12FK10. On Sunday 13th October at 3pm.

 Anyone affected by the loss of a baby during pregnancy, or throughout the childhood years, is welcome to attend this afternoon of remembering through music and reflection.


Denn GFC Blotto. Winning Number's​ 12 ,16 ,22 ,25. No Jackpot winner.

€25 winners: Martin Kelly, Ballyjamesduff, Carmel Conaty, Carn, Eamon Keogan, Killatain, Judy Kiernan, Ryefort, Mary Gaffney, Crimlin. Next draw in Next draw in The Den on​ Monday 14th OctoberJackpot €3,700


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


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102