St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                           Mass Intentions.


Sat. 16th Feb. 7.30pm.                       Thomas, Rose and Baby Thomas Galligan, Denbawn Lower.

Mon. 18th Feb. 7.15pm                     James and John McConnell & DFM.

                                                               Deceased members of the Briody Family.

Wed. 20th Feb. 8.00pm

Sat. 23rd Feb. 7.30pm.                       Bernard & John Joe Martin, Kilnacreeva.


Dates for your diary.

Enrolment ceremonies for Children receiving Sacraments this year:

Enrolment for Confirmation. Crosskeys Church, 24th February.

Enrolment for First Communion. Crosskeys Church, 7th April.


Blessing of the graves.      Drumavaddy 4th August 2019.

Crosskeys    21st July 2019.


Please pray for Pat Conaty, Banaho, and Ellen Hever, Crosskeys, who died during the week.


The Collection to support the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place after Holy Communion at Masses next weekend, 23rd and 24th February.


Church Collection:

Sunday collection 10th February.  

Crosskeys:          Offertory €1,088.00

Drumavaddy:     Offertory €510.


Preparing for SundaysFr. Eamonn Bredin will lead a group discussion on the Mass readings for the following Sunday in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan, on Thursday evenings from 7:30p.m. to 9:30p.m..  All welcome. Cost: €5 per night.



All parents of children taking part in a church activity, and any other parishioner who would like to attend, are invited to a parish safeguarding information session which will take place in the Resource Centre, Crosskeys at  8pm on Monday 18th February.


Denn Running Club All ages, levels and abilities and communities are welcome to join us at St. Matthews Park on every Tuesday and Thursday 7pm and each Saturday morning for the next 6 weeks at Kingspan Breffni Park as we take part in "Project Healthy U".


Congratulations to Shanise Fitzsimons on her All Ireland Camogie victory with Maynooth University and Jasmine Brady on her All Ireland Camogie victory with Athlone I.T. last weekend in Mallow, Co.Cork.


St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.


Sun. 17th Feb   11.00am             Patrick Conaty.

Tues. 19th Feb    9.30am 

Thurs 21st Feb   9.30am            

Fri. 22nd Feb      7.00pm              Special Intention.

Sun. 24th Feb   11.00am             Eamon Brady


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.


Denn GFC Blotto for Monday 11th Feb 2019.

Winning Number's  3,8,10, 28.  No Jackpot winner. €25 winners

Darren Sheanon, Agnes Tierney, Ivan Heaslip, Brady Family, Corglass

Paul Gaffney, Loonogs

Next draw in The Crosskeys Inn on Monday 18th February. Jackpot €2,000



Holy Family School Church Gate Collection will take place on Saturday and Sunday 23rd & 24th February.


Denn GFC. Golden Jubilee Celebrations

The main focus of the celebration will be around the August Bank Holiday Weekend when, amongst a host of other events, a Book chronicling the history of our club will be launched on Thursday 1st August with a drama depicting the characters of the club will be staged on Friday August 2nd. There will be many other events over the weekend – details will be released in coming weeks


The County finals of Scor which this year celebrates its 50th year will be hosted by Denn GFC in Drumavaddy Community Centre on Friday 1st  March. A great night of culture, dance and song in store.


Age and Opportunity:  Social gathering in Crosskeys Resource Centre on Wed. 20th Feb, 2019 from 2pm to 5pm. Usual buses.  Chiropodist hopes to attend.


Cavan County MuseumRemembering Stanislaus Lynch, Poet, Journalist, Horseman, Gentleman and proud son of Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan’ on Thursday 21st February at 8 p.m.


Breifne Historical Society; Bishop McKiernan Lecture. Dr Bernadette Cunningham will deliver Bishop McKiernan Lecture ' Medieval Irish Pilgrims walking the Camino' on Tuesday 19th February at 7 pm  in Cavan Library.


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102