St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                      Mass Intentions.


Sat.    15th July.     7.30pm.    Frank & Mary Finnegan, Joe Smith and Deceased Finnegan and Smith Family members.

Mon.  17th Aug.       7.30pm.    James Brady, Corrawellis.

Wed.  19th Aug.       8.00pm.

Sat.    22nd Aug.     7.30pm.   Jim Maheady, Benny Sheridan, Phil and Rose Reilly, Pullakeel.


Your prayers are requested for the happy repose of the soul of Mary Ellen Cahill, Cornaseer, whose funeral took place during the week. May she rest in peace.


Rosary Monday evening 6.50pm


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Wednesday 6.00-9.00pm.


Offertory Collection 8th -9th August.  Drumavaddy. €322.

                                                            Crosskeys.     €680.


St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                        Mass Intentions.


Sun.    16th Aug.        11.00am. Sean Maguire 10th Anniversary

                                                      Michael & Kate Maguire

Tues.   18th Aug.          9.30am.         

Thurs  20th Aug.         9.30am.                      

Fri.      21st Aug.          7.30pm.    Ellie & Patrick Smith, Lackenduff and deceased family.

Sun.     23rd Aug.        11.00am.


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Tuesday 10am – 6.00pm.



In view of restrictions to numbers that may attend Masses, only one intention will be accepted for Masses celebrated in Drumavaddy and Crosskeys.

It would be appreciated if all family intentions were included on one date, rather than on various dates throughout the year, to facilitate everyone.


Dates for your diary.


Confirmation.                  3.00pm.    5th September 2020.

First Communion.           17th October 2020.

Blessing of the graves.    Cancelled for 2020.


Due to the recent resignation of Oliver Ferguson, who has provided great service to the parish for so many years, the position of Sacristan in St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys will be advertised in due course.


The Irish Hospice Foundation Bereavement Support Line, a national freephone service 1800 80 70 77, is available from 10am to 1pm, Monday to Friday. To offer comfort and support to anyone who has been impacted by bereavement during COVID-19, or is finding it more difficult to cope with a pre-Covid bereavement at this time?


ALONE manage a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line is open seven days a week, 8am - 8pm, by calling 0818 222 024.


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