With every good wish to you, and all with whom you will share it, for a Happy and Peaceful Christmas.

St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                            Mass Intentions.


Sat  21st Dec.             7.30pm  James & Katie Donohoe. Pat Leddy and Deceased Family. Eugene Hill and Deceased family. Deceased Brady Family members

Tues 24th Dec      7:30pm     (Christmas Eve)  Deceased Smith and Cahill Family Members.

Wed 25th Dec     9:30am       (Christmas Day) People of the Parish.

Sat  28th  Dec.       7.30pm       Patsy& Mary Cooke, Ardvarney. Rita and Tommy Galligand and Deceased family members. Denbawn.


Volunteers are invited to apply as Extraordinary Ministers of The Eucharist in Drumavaddy and Crosskeys. Please contact Fr. Donal to express your interest. Training will be provided.


Church Collection:

15th & 16th Dec     Crosskeys:           €750

Drumavaddy.      €438.


Drumavaddy/Crosskeys 2020 Envelopes; Can be collected from the front seats in both churches Thank to all those who help to get the envelopes sorted.


Drumavaddy/Crosskeys 2019 Envelopes. We would ask if you could please bring your collections for the dues and the weekly envelopes up to date for 2019.



Money now due please.


Community Calendar:

Will be on sale at all Masses this weekend and next weekend. Please support


Cavan Calling is a global Cavan Homecoming taking place in August 2020 where the many people and groups worldwide with an affinity for the county will be invited to Cavan for a celebration of our shared heritage. Cavan County Council would like to invite interested members of Cavan communities to attend an information evening on the festival and on how they may access grants to support the running of Cavan Calling events across the county. The information event will take place in the Hotel Kilmore on Thursday 23rd January 2020 at 8.00pm and all are welcome to attend.  




St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                        Mass Intentions.


Sun. 22nd Dec.    11.00am                 Deceased Smith Family Members and John Cleary.

Tues 24th Dec      9:00pm     (Christmas Eve)  People of the Parish.  

Wed 25th Dec       11.00am    Hugh Lynch, Carrickatobber and deceased family.

Fri.   27th Dec.       7.30pm.     Tony & Eileen Brady, Kilnacor.

Sun.  29th Dec.    11.00am       Michael Brady, Lonoogs Deceased members of Brady and Reynolds Families.


Weekly Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in Crosskeys will not take place on Christmas Eve, but will be recommenced on New Year’s Eve 10am – 6.00pm


Tree of remembrance.  For those who have children/young adults who will be living abroad this Christmas, you can write their name on the gift tag and hang it on the branch. In this way they can be present to you during the Christmas season and they will know we are all thinking of them.


Crosskeys Camogie Club. Indoor Camogie will resume in the New Year - Wishing you all a Happy Christmas and New Year. Your support throughout the year was greatly appreciated. 


Denn Golden Jubilee Celebrations We are delighted to end the year on a high on December 28th in the Carraig Springs, when our U21 Players will receive their medals from the Spring League Competition. The newly elected Caothairleach Cloister Breffni Raghallaigh Denn own's Kieran Callaghan will present the Medals on the night.  We will also have a number of other presentations on the night, so as we close the door on our Golden Jubilee year as a club, we embrace a new decade with great optimism. 


Denn GFC Blotto  Winning Number's​ 6 /25 /29 /30. No Jackpot winner.

€25 winners are: Aaron Mc Connell, Tara & Shannon Tierney, John & Ann Callaghan,

Gabriel Mc Caul, Michael Cusack NYC

 Next draw in The Crosskeys Inn on​ Monday 6th  January 2020. Jackpot €5000


Christmas Lights Vehicle Parade in aid of the Vincey McGee Benefit Fund, Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust, Aisling Brady & Specialist Palliative Care- Nobby McMahon Fund
Sun. 22nd Dec. at 5pm in Cavan Town. All types of vehicles Lorries, Cars, Tractors, Vans etc. welcome. Entry Fee €20 per vehicle. Registration from 1pm at the Equestrian Centre. Refreshments and entertainment. Lighting up of Remembrance Tree at 5.30pm at the Courthouse, Cavan.


Email: crosskeys@kilmorediocese.ie         Website: www.parishofdenn.com

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102