St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.



Mass Times.                            Mass Intentions.


Sat  19th  Jan.         7.30pm               Maimee McKiernan, Newtown. 1st Ann.

                                                               Margaret Smith, Creamfield.

Mon 21st Jan      7:15pm            

Wed 23rd Jan.         8.00pm

Sat  26th  Jan.         7.30pm               JohnPat Smith, Drumavaddy 1st Ann.



Church Collection:

Sunday collection 13th January   Crosskeys:       €795

                                                           Drumavaddy: €550


 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.


Retreat led by Jim Browne Sat Feb 9th to Sun Feb 10th in Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre Cavan, Total Cost for the two days  €20 per person, Tea and Coffee provided please bring a packed lunch. Booking (essential) and information please contact Patricia on 0863140814 Jim Browne is a relation of Fr. Patrick Peyton (The Rosary Priest). Jim came to a powerful conversion through Mary in Medjugorje, Soon thereafter he was enlightened with an understanding of Holy Scripture.


Denn Parish Pastoral Council will meet in Sacristy, Crosskeys on Monday, 21st January at 8.30pm.


Learn to Jive with Craig Lovett & Mairead Gaffney.  Five week course commencing, Tuesday 29th January, in The Shantully Inn, Crossdoney, and Thursday 31st January in Drumkilly Hall. 8.30pm start.  No partner needed.  For further details contact 086 1928568. 















St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.



Mass Times.                        Mass Intentions.


Sun.  20th Jan.         11.00am      John Tighe

Tues 22nd Jan         9.30am

Thurs. 24th Jan        9.30am

Fri.   25th Jan.           7.30pm.     Andy Maguire, Lonoogs

Sun.  27th Jan.         11.00am      Deceased Delaney Family members,



Recent death:  Your prayers are requested for the happy repose of the soul of Michael Brady, formerly Loonogs, Crosskeys, whose funeral took place during the week. May he rest in peace.


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.


Denn GFC Blotto for 14th January 2019.

Winning Number's 16,23,24, 30. No Jackpot winner.

€25 winners: Lynch Grandchildren, B. McEvoy, Ronan Galligan, Clare Donohoe, Glencurran, Emily & Tom Smith.

Next draw in The Crosskeys Inn on Monday 21st January. Jackpot €1800


The Backpack Program. Following the success of The Backpack in the autumn it has been decided that A Train the Trainer Course for The Backpack Program will be run again for this term in Cavan Institute. This will begin in late February on Tuesday evenings for 2 hours over 8 weeks. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in working in youth ministry to become proficient in running a parish group. It is also a brilliant way to learn about your own human and spiritual development. For more information please call 083 487 7325 or email


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".


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102