St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                     Mass Intentions.


Sat.   29th  Feb. 7.30pm.        Bernard and John Joe Martin, Kilnacrena.

Mon.  2nd  Mar. 7.15pm       

Wed.  4th  Mar. 8.00pm.        .           

Fri.     6th Mar.  8.30pm.       Lizzie & John Fay & Breege Cusack.

Sat.    8th Mar.  7.30pm.        Tommy Reilly, Ardlougher.


Please pray for  Paul Fay, Main St, Granard, Co Longford and formerly Co Cavan who died during the week.


Dates for your diary.


First Confessions.                  11.30am.     11th March 2020

Confirmation enrolment.                  11.00pm.    15th March 2020

First Communion enrolment.           11.00am.     22nd March 2020

Confirmation.                                      3.00pm.     26th April 2020.

First Communion.                 11.00am.       9th May 2020.


Blessing of the graves.           Crosskeys    19th July 2020.

Drumavaddy 2nd August 2020


Church Collection: 22nd – 23rd February.

Crosskeys:      €615

Drumavaddy:            €424


Ministry Rota for March.


Collectors. Hubert McManus, Sean Gaffney, Denmore, Michael B. Hyland Andrew Galligan..

Altar Society. Connie Pickens, Anne McBreen, Caroline Ashfield, Olivia Martin

Reader. Caoimhe Skinnader




Michael Smith, Lishenry Lane , Barry Smith, Tullytrain & Oliver Ferguson .

Altar Society: Kathleen Reilly & Catherine Tierney.

Breifne Historical Society Tim Fanning author of the Salamanca Diaries: Father McCabe and the Spanish Civil War will speak about Fr Alex McCabe a native of Drumkilly, and his diaries which provide a unique insight into life in Spain before, during and after the Civil War. in Drumkilly Hall, Kilnaleck, Co Cavan (A82 FX34) on Wednesday 11th March at 8p.m.All welcome.

Special Invitation to a short viewing on the "Miracles of the Eucharist " on Monday 9th March at 7pm in the Pastoral Centre Cavan . For more information contact the secretary Kilmore Diocesan Adoration Committee on 0892502743


St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.


Sun.      1st Mar   11.00am                 FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT

Tues.    3rd  Mar.   9.30am    

Thurs   5th Mar     9.30am                

Fri.       6th Mar.    7.30pm    

Sun.     8th Mar.   11.00am                 Philip Finnegan. Months Mind.


PLEASE NOTE. Cavan Motor Club will hold their annual states rally on 24th May 2020. Due to road closures locally,  Mass in Crosskeys will be at 9.00 am, instead of the usual 11.00am.


Pilgrimage Fundraiser. Aoibhe Conaty and Emma Brady from Denn parish, Transition Year Students from St Clare’s College, Ballyjamesduff have been chosen to represent the Kilmore Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes this year. As part of their fundraiser they are climbing “the stairway to Heaven” Cuilcagh Climb. Your support would be greatly appreciated.


Denn Running Club kicked off  Operation Transformation with a large crowd in attendance. This will continue until March 1st. So, come along and join us every Tuesday and Thursday night at 7pm as we get fit for 2020


Learn to Jive with Craig Lovett & Mairéad Gaffney.  Five week course commencing  Monday 24th February at 8.30pm in Castlerahan Community Centre.  No partner needed.  Contact 086 1928568 for further details.  


Crosskeys N.S. Parents of children in the parish who wish to enrol in Junior Infants for September 2020 are asked to please collect an application form from the school and then return it immediately.


Direction For Our Times. On Thursday evening the 5th March at 7pm in The Soul Sanctuary (formerly Kilnacrott Abbey), Ballyjamesduff, there will be a talk by Anne, a lay apostle, followed by adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Confession available. Everyone welcome. For further information call 049 437 3040 or email

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Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102