St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                            Mass Intentions.


Sat   15th Dec.          7.30pm            James & Kate Donohoe & DFM.

                                                                Pat Leddy and James and Rose Coyle.

Mon 17th Dec.         7.15pm.

Wed 19th Dec.                                      No Mass                       

Sat     22nd Dec.       7.30pm            Eugene Hill, Pat, James Brady & DFM.

                                                                Rita Galligan.


Dates for your diary.

Confirmation: Sunday 31st March 2019.  

First Holy Communion: Saturday 11th May.


Church Collections:

Drumavaddy: Saturday 8th December.  Offertory Collection. €720

Crosskeys:      Collections. Feast of the Immaculate Conception –    €160.00

Sunday 9th Dec - €750.00    Building Fund - €195.00


The Backpack will host a Christmas Bash for youth in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral

Centre on December 16th, from 1pm-6pm. This event is open to anyone between the ages of 13-18. The day will include a workshop on building resilience, games, a Youth Mass, and a pizza party. Each guest will receive a Christmas present! Great opportunity for teens to learn resilience skills, make new friends, and have fun. Everyone welcome! For more information, contact the Backpack at 0834877325.


Please support the annual St.Vincent De Paul collection. Donations may also be left in Vincent's shop Ballyjamesduff. If anyone needs assistance they can ring the freephone number 1800677777.



Money now due please.



Please bring in your outstanding dues.


Community Calendar:

Will be on sale at all Masses this weekend and next weekend. Please support





Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102






St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                        Mass Intentions.


Sun. 16th Dec.     11.00am         Patrick Kane, Banaho 3rd Ann. Emily Curran 9th Ann.

Tue 18th Dec.         9:30am

Thurs 20th Dec.    9.30am         

Fri. 21st Dec.          7.30pm.        John Tierney, Deceased Smith & Tierney Family.

Sun. 23rd Dec.     11.00am         Deceased members of the Lynch Family, Carrickatobber


Confessions: Tues. 18th Dec  at 7:00pm in Drumavaddy  8.00pm Crosskeys.

                         Wed. 19th  Dec.. From 10.30am until 800pm in Cavan Cathedral.

                         Mon 17th Dec. Upper Lavey 8.15pm.  Wed 19th Lower Lavey. 8.15pm

The Blotto Draw

Winning Number's 3, 12, 22, 26. No Jackpot winner.

€25 winners: Paul Harton, Finea, Crosskeys NS, Breda Tierney, Ranrenagh

Rachel Smith, Lishenry Lane, Kieran Callaghan

Next week's draw in The Crosskeys Inn.

Jackpot €1550


Vincey McGee Benefit Fund, Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust & Aisling Brady
Christmas Lights Vehicle Parade in aid of the Sunday 16th December at 4.30pm in Cavan Town. All types of vehicles Lorries, Cars, Tractors, Vans etc. welcome. Entry Fee €20 per vehicle. Registration from 1pm at the Equestrian Centre. Refreshments and entertainment . Lighting up of Remembrance Tree at 5.30pm at the Courthouse, Cavan  (find us on Facebook) ‘Christmas lights vehicle parade’ where more details provided!


Crosskeys Camogie Club. Thank You all who supported our recent Fundraising Draw and those who kindly sponsored prizes. 

Congrats to Noeleen Smith Pullafree who won 1st prize. 
Indoor Camogie will resume in the New Year - Wishing you all a Happy Christmas and New Year. Your support throughout the year was greatly appreciated.