St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.



Mass Times.                                     Mass Intentions.


Sat.         14th Jan.  7:30pm    Thomas , Annie, Patsy and James Lynch. Kathleen and Manus Mullins.

Mon.       16th Jan.  7.15pm. 

Wed.       18th Jan.  8.00pm.   Thomas Galligan, John McEnroe. Andy and Eileen Sullivan, Denbawn.

Sat.         21st Jan.  7:30pm    John and James McConnell and deceased members of the McConnell and Briody families.


Eucharistic minister 14th January. Andrew Galligan.


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament  Drumavaddy Church. Wed. 6.00-9.00 pm.


Church Collection: 14th January. Drumavaddy: €482.


Drumavaddy/Crosskeys 2023 Envelopes; Can be collected from the front seats in both churches Thank to all those who help to get the envelopes sorted.


Drumavaddy/Crosskeys 2022 Envelopes. We would ask if you could please bring your collections for the dues and the weekly envelopes up to date for 2022.



Money now due please.


Free Adult Education courses running in  Ballyjamesduff with places on Woodcraft, Cookery, Horticulture and Internet and Email. For information contact Regina on 087 2855907 or or drop in to the Adult Education Centre Virginia Road, Ballyjamesduff. 


Study Theology, is this for you? The Priory Institute provides online Theology courses to degree level. Attend Saturday lectures in Tallaght or from the comfort of your own home. Register before February 8. Find out more on our website, 


Diocesan Pastoral Centre:  Catholic Evangelist and Author John Pridmore, an ex London Gangster, will give his testimony on Friday January 20th in the Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cavan.  He will share his journey from drug gangland to witnessing to Christ.  Rev Thomas Small CC will celebrate Holy Mass.  The evening will commence at 7pm with rosary leading into mass at 7.30pm.  All welcome"


St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.



Mass Times.                          Mass Intentions.


Sun.    15th Jan.  11.00am.    Teresa Keoghan. 2nd Anniversary.

Tues.   17th Jan.    9.30am.   

Thurs  19th Jan.    9.30am.   

Fri.      20th Jan.    7.30pm.  

Sun.    22nd Jan.  11.00am.   John Tighe, Lackenmore.

                                                Brenda, Teresa and Peter Soraghan.


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in Crosskeys Church on each Tuesday from 10.00am. to 5.00pm. 


Ministries for January.

Collectors.                      Tierney Ferguson, Pat O’Reilly & Gerry Brady

Altar Society                  Carmel Conaty

Eucharistic minister.     Catherine Smith


Applications for position of sacristan in Crosskeys Church are welcome. Please contact Fr. Donal for application forms.


Readers. There has been a custom that a member of the family, for whom an Anniversary Mass is offered, to read at the Mass. Please consider this.

On other occasions, it is proposed that a rota be established. If you would consider exercising this ministry, please contact Fr Donal. Mass leaflets are available one month in advance. Training or practice can be arranged, if required.


 Music/ Choir.

Anybody interested in re-establishment of music / choir are asked to contact Fr Donal to discuss same.


Cavan Famine & Aids Appeal for Africa

The annual church gate collection in Co. Cavan will take place on the weekend of Jan 14/15.

100 % of the funds collected go to finance three Christian charities in Nigeria (Holy Rosary Sisters), Kenya (Our Lady of Lourdes Mutomo hospital-Sisters of Mercy) & Zambia (Fr James Connolly, Capuchin ex Killygarry) or food, education, health care & medicines

You may also donate at  or directly to Bank of Ireland, Cavan account:  BIC Code BOFI IE 2D        IBAN No. IE 72 BOFI 9032 9344 7597 80