St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.



Mass Times.                               Mass Intentions.


Sat.         21st Jan.  7:30pm John and James McConnell and deceased members of the McConnell and Briody families.

Sat.         28th Jan.  7:30pm   John Pat, John & Susan Smith.


Please pray for the happy repose of the soul of Rosaleen Cooke, Ardvarney, whose funeral took place during the week.


Eucharistic minister 21st January. Mary Gaffney.


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament  Drumavaddy Church. Wed. 6.00-9.00 pm.


Church Collection: 14th January. Drumavaddy: €770.


Thank you to all who contributed to the Cavan Famine Appeal collection at Crosskeys and Drumavaddy churches last weekend.


Drumavaddy/Crosskeys 2023 Envelopes; Can be collected from the front seats in both churches Thank to all those who help to get the envelopes sorted.


Drumavaddy/Crosskeys 2022 Envelopes. We would ask if you could please bring your collections for the dues and the weekly envelopes up to date for 2022.



Money now due please.


Free Adult Education courses running in  Ballyjamesduff with places on Woodcraft, Cookery, Horticulture and Internet and Email. For information contact Regina on 087 2855907 or or drop in to the Adult Education Centre Virginia Road, Ballyjamesduff. 


Study Theology, is this for you? The Priory Institute provides online Theology courses to degree level. Attend Saturday lectures in Tallaght or from the comfort of your own home. Register before February 8. Find out more on our website, 


Diocesan Pastoral Centre:  Catholic Evangelist and Author John Pridmore, an ex London Gangster, will give his testimony on Friday January 20th in the Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cavan.  He will share his journey from drug gangland to witnessing to Christ.  Rev Thomas Small CC will celebrate Holy Mass.  The evening will commence at 7pm with rosary leading into mass at 7.30pm.  All welcome"




St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.



Mass Times.                                     Mass Intentions.


Sun.       22nd Jan.  11.00am.            John Tighe, Lackenmore.

                                                             Brenda, Teresa and Peter Soraghan.

Fri.         20th Jan.    7.30pm.             Leonard Tierney.

Sun.       22nd Jan.  11.00am.            Deceased members of the Smith family, Lismeen.


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


Church Collection: 6th/8th/15th January. Crosskeys: €1,590.


Ministries for January.

Collectors.                  Tierney Ferguson, Pat O’Reilly & Gerry Brady

Altar Society             Carmel Conaty

Eucharistic minister. Catherine Smith


Applications for position of sacristan in Crosskeys Church are welcome. Please contact Fr. Donal for application forms.


Readers. There has been a custom that a member of the family, for whom an Anniversary Mass is offered, to read at the Mass. Please consider this.

On other occasions, it is proposed that a rota be established. If you would consider exercising this ministry, please contact Fr Donal. Mass leaflets are available one month in advance. Training or practice can be arranged, if required.


 Music/ Choir.

Anybody interested in re-establishment of music / choir are asked to contact Fr Donal to discuss same.


Vacancy for diocesan support worker. The Diocese of Kilmore is seeking to recruit a part time Diocesan Support Worker.  The role includes building relationships with priests and observing their overall wellbeing. Full job description and application details are available on the diocesan website



Fr. Donal Kilduff: 049 4336102

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