St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                           Mass Intentions.


Sat.   20th Apr.  7.30pm.                    Annie & Andy Brady, Drumavaddy.

Wed. 24th Apr.  8.00pm                   

Sat.    27th Apr.  7.30pm.                   Eileen Cahill, Ardkill. Months Mind.                


Happy Easter to Everyone.

Thanks to all who helped out in one way or another on Palm Sunday, Vigil Masses and the other days of Holy Week.


Church Collection: Sat 13th /Sunday 14th April

Crosskeys:            Offertory.  €575   Drumavaddy:     Offertory   €470



If you still have to bring your Trocaire money could you please in as soon as possible.


Fundraiser for Crosskeys National School - the Parents Association are holding a cake sale this weekend on Saturday, 20th April in Drumavaddy and after morning mass in Crosskeys on Sunday, 21st April.  Your support will be greatly appreciated.


Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 31st May – 5th June.

Booking forms are available for the pilgrim section from Cavan Travel, Main St. Cavan (049) 4361222 or Virginia Travel, Main St. Virginia (049) 8548544.

The Assisted section is full.


ACCORD invites applications for the Certificate in Counselling (Marriage and  Relationship), for the academic year 2019/2020.

The Certificate, validated by St. Patrick’s College Maynooth, is aligned to Level 8, 20 ECTS on the National Framework of Qualifications (Level 6 England, Wales and NI) and is aimed at qualified, experienced counsellors/psychotherapists who have:

·       Degree/Diploma in Counselling/Psychotherapy

·       Completed a minimum of 200 client hours and have a current  supervised caseload

·       Knowledge/Experience of the Person Centred Approach

·       Successful applicants’ course and supervision fees funded by ACCORD

 Training in Maynooth over eight weekends, September 2019 to June 2020

Application Criteria and Form: Closing Date 31st May 2019.







St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.


Sun.    21st Apr. 11.00am                                                  

Tues.   23rd Apr.   9.30am         

Thurs  25th Apr.   9.30am          Ann & Terry Brady, Kilnacor.

Fri.      26th Apr.   7.30pm          Patsy and Dot Fay & deceased Family members.

Sun.    28th  Apr. 11.00am         


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 draw in The Crosskeys Inn on Monday 15th April.Winning Number's  18,20, 24, 25. No Jackpot winner.

€25 winners: Hannah & Hayley Kiernan, Pullakeel, Ellen Keogan, Killatain, Sean McGivney, Crosskeys, Pascal Galligan, Cavaell Keogan

Next draw in The Carraig Springs on TUESDAY 23rd April. Jackpot €2450


Denn GFC.

After many years of hard work and dedication Denn GFC will officially open their completed grounds on Monday April 22nd at 4.30pm, where our County team will play the mighty Meath.

We are delighted to have the President of the GAA John Horan to officiate on the day.

This is a great day for the club in what is the 50th year of our club existence and we hope to see everyone come along and be part of this wonderful day.


Golden Jubilee Celebrations, centring around the August Bank Holiday Weekend. 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.


Loreto Reunion. To all Loreto past pupils who attended any of the years between 1977 and 1982 including repeat years. I am organising a reunion on Sat 13th July 2019.  Please contact me ASAP if interested.  email: 


Crosskeys Camogie Club. Best Wishes to our U-12 camogie team who travel to Croke Park Monday to participate in “Caman to Croker”. Bus will leave return Crosskeys at 7.30am & Skellys at 7.45am and return at 2pm approx. 


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102