St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.



Mass Times.                               Mass Intentions.


Sat     21st  May   7:30pm.   Katie Galligan, Lardigan. Months Mind.

Mon  23rd May   7:15pm.                                                     

Wed  25th May   8:00pm.         

Sat    28th May    7:30pm.   Michael Donohoe, Glencurran. 


Please pray for Susan Galligan, Mullacastle, mother of Benny Galligan, Denbawn, who died recently.


Reader for May.        Evelyn Callaghan.


Eucharistic Minister. 28th May. Teresa Callaghan.


Church Collection: Drumavaddy: 14th May. € 528.

Trocaire Collection.  €1,195


Cemetery Sunday, Drumavaddy 31st July


Rosary Monday evening 6.50pm.


Devotion to The Holy Face of Jesus.  Drumavaddy Church Tuesday 6.30pm. Join us to pray for the community, especially families helpless by the threat of suicide.


Text Alert. Due to date protection regulations we are required to update our service. Anyone wishing to avail of text alert must complete a form. These are available in the porch of both churches. You may deposit your forms in the black boxes, which are located in the porch of both churches.


Relics of St. Oliver Plunkett will visit The Conaty Chapel of the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre in Cavan on Tuesday 7 June 2022 with the support of the Knights of Columbanus.  The relics will arrive at the Centre at 10:00a.m. and will be available for veneration until 10:00p.m. that evening.  There will be lunchtime Mass in the Chapel at 1:15p.m. (offered for those doing exams at this time), an early-evening Mass at 5:45p.m., and one at 8:00p.m.   There will be opportunities for Confessions throughout the day.  Petitions/Donations may be sent to the St. Oliver Plunkett Novena, Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan H12 E5C7.  All petitions received will be placed beside the relics as they rest in the Chapel.  All are welcome for this very special event.  Please contact the Centre on 049 4375004 for more information. 



St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                                     Mass Intentions.


Sun          22nd May. 11.00am.          Aidan Cunningham, Blackbull. 4th Ann.

Tue          24th May.   9:30am.           Special Intention.

Thurs       26th May.   7.30pm.                      

Fri            27th May.   7.30pm.                       Gene Gaffney, Banaho, and extended family.          

Sun          29th May. 11.00am.           Paddy Brady, Mary Brady, Br. Oliver Brady O.F.M. late of Banaho.


Church Collection: Crosskeys: 15th May. € 620


Cemetery Sunday, Crosskeys 24th  July


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in Crosskeys Church on each Tuesday from 10.00am. to 5.00pm.  


The Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock, Ireland's International Marian and Eucharistic Shrine, will take place on Sunday, the 19th of June, the Solemnity of Corpus Christi. Ceremonies will begin with the Anointing of the Sick at 2.30pm. Mass will be celebrated at 3pm. Bishop Martin Hayes will be the principal celebrant. Mass will be followed by Benediction and a Rosary Procession. We look forward to welcoming people again from across the diocese to the annual pilgrimage.


The Pray for Life Novena is an invitation to join thousands of people across Ireland to pray for the protection of human life, from Monday 23 May to the Feast of the Visitation on 31 May 2022.  Each day’s intention is accompanied by a short reflection and suggested actions to help build a culture of life in Ireland. Visit for the daily novena prayers.  This is an initiative of the Council for Life of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference.


 Mary's Meals charity will undertake a Church gate collection at St Matthew's Church, Drumavaddy after Saturday evening Mass, 28th May and at St Matthew's Church, Crosskeys after Sunday Mass, 29th May.  Mary's Meals feeds more than 2.2 million children each school year in 20 of the poorest countries.  €18.30 will feed a child in their place of education for a whole school year with at least 93% of all donations going directly to their charitable activities.   For more information go to or call Trish on (086) 3140814.  Thank you!


Fr. Donal Kilduff: 049 4336102

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