St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                           Mass Intentions.


Sat.          17th Aug.    7.30pm.  

Mon.       19th Aug.    7.15pm.   

Wed.       21st Aug.     8.00pm.

Sat.          24th Aug.    7.30pm.   Hughdie & Annie Brady and Monaghan Family & Michael Kelly, Gallon.


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.


Church Collection: 10th/11th Aug

Drumavaddy Collection.         €1,425.          

Crosskeys Collection.               €845               


A sum of money was found in Drumavaddy Church Car Park. Please contact Fr. Donal.

Denn GFC Blotto.    

Winning Number's 5 ,20 ,22 ,30. No Jackpot winner.

€25 winners: Michael Donohoe, Ryefort, Barry Cullivan, Matthew McBreen

Matt Kiernan, Mattie McSherry. Next draw in The Den on​ Monday 19th August

Jackpot €3,300


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/


Maynooth University will hold a Maths Entrance Exam for students interested in studying Engineering and who did not meet the H4 Leaving Cert Maths requirement. The Maths Exam will take place at 11am on Tuesday 20 August in the Cavan Crystal Hotel. If you have any queries or if you wish to register for the preparation course or the exam, please contact the Department of Electronic Engineering, by emailing or calling 01 708 6057.


National Novena to Our Lady of Knock at Knock Shrine takes place from August 14th to 22nd at 3pm and 8pm daily. Anointing of the Sick at 2.30pm each day. Seminars by guest speakers at 12 noon daily. For further details, see or phone 094 93 88100.


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 2240962 or Claire 0852562482.


St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.


Sun.          18th Aug.      11.00am.     Sean Maguire 10th Anniversary. Michael Kate Maguire.

Tues.        20th Aug.         9.30am.

Thurs.      22th Aug.         9.30am.   

Fri.           23rd Aug.        7.30pm.     Anna, Paddy and Luke Byrd.

Sun.          25th Aug.      11.00am.    


Holy Land Pilgrimage

11 Day Pilgrimage to The Holy Land Feb 12th to Feb 22nd 2020 cost €1,475.00 deposit €450.00 Early booking is essential, for further details contact Brenda Murray -Flynn on 041 6863390 or Philip on 087 250 8043 or


Cuan Cavan Cancer Support Centre.

The Irish Cancer Society’s, Strides for Life walking programme will start in September. This is a walking programme developed for people recovering from cancer treatment. It is organised by Cuan Cavan Cancer Support Centre. It will take place in the grounds of the Farnham Estate Spa Hotel who have very kindly allowed the use of their grounds. Strides for Life, caters for all levels of ability and comprises of a weekly group walk and an individual training programme. Family members or friends are also welcome. Tea/coffee will be available after each walk. Enquiries and 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


History Talk As part of the Heritage Week events in Cavan Msgr Liam Kelly will give a talk on ‘The Church & The Parish of Urney 1400-1800’ in the Pastoral Centre Cavan on Thursday 22nd  August 2019 at 8pm. All are welcome.


The Joy of Love in Marriage. Marriage Enrichment Weekend offers married couples of all ages in a good relationship, private time to rekindle the joy of their love. The next (residential) Weekends (Fri 8pm to Sun 4:30pm) will be held at the Dromantine Conference Centre, Newry from 13 – 15 Sep 2019 and at The Lake Hotel Killarney from 15 -17 Nov 2019. For info. or bookings visit or phone 087 784 0408 [ROI] or 0770 281 2321 [NI]


Age and Opportunity Social Evening. Wednesday, 15th May 2-5pm. Usual buses.

Chiropodist will attend.


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102