St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                           Mass Intentions.

Sat.          31st Aug.     7.30pm.   Tom McEvoy, Creamfield and Decesed McEvoy & Smith Family members.

Sat.      7th Sept.          7.30pm.   Benny Commiskey & Shane and baby Eabhan Cahill.

Wed. 11th Sept.          8.00pm.    Madge McCAbe, Aredvarney.

Sat. 14th Sept.             7.30pm.    John Joe & Kathleen Kiernan. Molly Carolan & Deceased Kiernan Family Members.


Parish Calendar 2020. Drumavaddy Social and Development Committee would love to share your photographic memories of 2019 in the upcoming 2020 calendar. You can email your photographs to or message to 086-3872327


Church Collection: 24th / 25th Aug

Drumavaddy Collection.         €362.              

Crosskeys Collection.               Sun 25th Aug 2019    €540.00

                                                       Wedding Donation      €100.00

Holy Land Collection:

Every year at the beginning of September we have a collection for Palestinian Christians. We will have the collection after the Holy Communion on the weekend 7th / 8th September.


Silent Retreat: Theme: “If you but knew the gift of God...”

Preached by: Fr. Killian Byrne. in  Ards Retreat Centre, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

On 16th to 22nd  September. Cost: €390 full board

Contact:  Helen : 086 1678027/


Drumavaddy Ministries

Altar Society: Mary Kiernan, Evelyn Callaghan & Christine McPhillips.

Collectors: Seamus Galligan, Sean Gaffney Denmore, Pauric Smith. 

Reader: Andrew Galligan.


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 2240963 or Claire 0852562482.


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]




St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.

Sun.          1st Sept.         11.00am.     Kevin Gormley & deceased family members.

Sun.          8th Sept.  11.00am.     Hugh Lynch Carrickatobber.

                                                               Teresa Lynch, Aughnaskerry.

Friday       13th Sept.       7.30pm.    Thomas & Anne Murphy, Lislea.

Sun.            15th Sept.    11.00am.     Eamonn Brady, Tully train. 1st Anniversary.


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.


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, a walking programme developed for people recovering from cancer treatment will take place in the grounds of the Farnham Estate Spa Hotel. Family members or friends are also welcome. It is organised by Cuan Cavan Cancer Support Centre and will start in September. Tea and coffee will be available after each walk. For enquiries or 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


Beginning Experience weekend 18-20 October for people who have lost a spouse through death divorce or separation Esker Retreat Centre Athenry. For further information phone Maureen 0876646896 or Josie 0879881143


Bee aware of Palliative care. Supporting Cavan/Monaghan Palliative Care.
Tuesday 10th September. Slieve Russell Hotel. Robert Mizzell & the Country Kings. Doors open at 7pm for 8pm. Tickets from Slieve Russell Hotel and Multisound Cavan.

Bernie Mc Govern Memorial walk/run on 15th Sept. in Kildallan at 1pm. See Bee aware Facebook page for info to register or come early & register on the day.


Knock Mini Night Vigil. To commemorate the 140th Anniversary the Apparition. Friday 6th September. Bus leaving Cavan Cathedral at 5.30pm, Ballinagh 5.45pm. Booking 049 4337101.


 Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102