St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                           Mass Intentions.


Sat. 14th Sept.             7.30pm.    John Joe & Kathleen Kiernan. Molly Carolan & Deceased Kiernan Family Members.

Mon. 16th Sept.         7.15pm.

Wed. 18th Sept.          8.00pm.    Owen McPhillips, Bridie McPhillips, & Deceased Family Members. Baby Samantha and Margaret Smith.

Sat. 21st  Sept.            7.30pm.    Nancy Morgan.


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: 7th / 8th Sept.

Drumavaddy Collection.       Offertory.  €638.

                      Holy Land. €234.


Silent Retreat: Theme: “If you but knew the gift of God...”

Preached by: Fr. Kilian Byrne. in  Ards Retreat Centre, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

On 16th to 22nd  September. Cost: €390 full board. Contact: Helen : 086 1678027


Denn GFC Blotto. Winning Number's​ 2 ,16 ,26 ,29. No Jackpot winner.

€25 winners: Gerry & Esther Brady, Corglass, Celia & Martha Reilly, Ardloughter,

Rachel Smith, Tullytrain, Michael McCabe, John Smith, Togher.

 Next draw in The Den on​ Monday 16th September. Jackpot €3,500.


Best Wishes to Denn Senior Camogie Team who play Lacken in the Intermediate Semi-Final Sunday 15th Sept @2pm in Ballinagh. All support appreciated. 


Safeguarding Sunday 2019. Our 4th annual Safeguarding Sunday will take place throughout the diocese on the weekend of the 21st & 22nd of September 2019. The annual safeguarding newsletter will be available that weekend and you are encouraged to take a copy and inform yourself of developments in safeguarding.


Cavan Alzheimer Society are forming a new choir The Garden Singers in the HSE Day Centre, Cathedral Road, Cavan on the first Sunday of every month at 11am till noon starting Sunday the 1st September . The choir is open to people with Dementia & their families and anyone who would enjoy a good old sing along on a Sunday morning. Contact Carole 087 2240963 or Claire 0852562482.


Age and Opportunity. Day Tour. Friday 27th Sept. Leaving Crosskeys at 10.00am Cost €45. Phone Margaret 086 0563202 or Evelyn.  087 7697084


25 Card Game Resumes in Crosskeys Resource Centre on September 25th at 9.00pm. Everyone welcome, especially new players.


St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.



Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.


Sun.            15th Sept.    11.00am.Eamonn Brady. Tullytrain. 1st Anniversary.

Tues.        17th Aug.         9.30am.

Thurs.      19th Aug.        9.30am.   

Fri.           20th Aug.         7.30pm.    

Sun.            22nd Sept.    11.00am.     Bridget O’Brien 3rd Ann.

                                                               Packie and Anne Keogh, Killynanum.


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.


Healing Mass celebrated by with Fr. Sean Maguire in St. Aidan's Church, ButlersbridgeCavan on Thursday 19th September at 7:30pm. Veneration of St. Pio's glove afterwards. Organised by Family & life. All welcome!


A Eucharistic Healing Mass celebrated by Fr Eamon Kelly (Donegal) will take place in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan on Monday September 23rd at 7.30pm with Rosary, Holy Mass and Eucharistic exposition and Benediction.  Confessions from 6.30pm.  Enq:  087 2549960


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.


Breifne College Parents' Association are hosting 'The Kube' in the Hotel Kilmore on Sunday September 22nd at 7.30p.m. to raise money for the improvement of the College's outdoor sports facilities. To purchase a ticket or to sponsor or donate to this fundraising venture please contact the school at 0494331735 form 9a.m. to 5p.m. Monday to Friday.


Cavan County Museum invites you and your guest to a Lecture entitled ‘The history of the Pontifical Irish College in Rome, it’s library and archive’ by Fr. Ciarán O’Carroll, Rector of the Pontifical Irish College, Rome. Wednesday 18th September 2019 at 8 p.m.

The Museum will celebrate Culture Night on Friday 20th September with the Exhibition ‘Cavan and Beyond’ by Keith Armstrong, Artist at 8 p.m. followed by ‘Mad4Trad’ in concert at 9 p.m.  Everyone welcome.


Cuan Cavan Cancer Support Centre.

The Irish Cancer Society’s, Strides for Life is a walking programme developed for people recovering from cancer treatment. It is organised by Cuan Cavan Cancer Support Centre and will start in September. It will take place in the grounds of the Farnham Estate Spa Hotel. Family members or friends are also welcome.

Tea and coffee will be available after each walk. For enquiries or pre-registration text/phone 0876486076 or email


Pieta House Suicide Bereavement Liaison Service supporting individuals, families and communities who have been bereaved by suicide.  The contact telephone number for the Suicide Bereavement Liaison Officer in Cavan and Monaghan is 085 870 6591


Beginning Experience weekend 18-20 October for people who have lost a spouse through death divorce or separation Esker Retreat Centre Athenry. For further information phone Maureen 0876646896 or Josie 0879881143



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Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102