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  22nd Dec.          7.30pm            Eugene Hill, Pat, James Brady & DFM.

                                                                Rita Galligan.

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

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

Sat  29th  Dec.       7.30pm                  Patsy& Mary Cooke, Ardvarney.


Dates for your diary.

Confirmation: Sunday 31st March 2019.  

First Holy Communion: Saturday 11th May.


Church Collection:

Sunday 16th Dec Crosskeys:            €696.50

Drumavaddy.      €405.


Drumavaddy/Crosskeys 2019 Envelopes; Can be collected from the front seats in both churches Thank to all those who help to get the envelopes sorted.


Drumavaddy/Crosskeys 2018 Envelopes. We would ask if you could please bring your collections for the dues, building fund and the weekly envelopes up to date for 2017.



Money now due please.


Community Calendar:

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


Breifne College Mission to Zambia.

Dara Brady will hold a ‘bucket collection’ after Drumavaddy Mass on Christmas Eve, to assist the Sisters of Mercy mission in Zambia, whom he and his colleagues from Breifne College will visit at Easter time


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

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102




St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.



Mass Times.                        Mass Intentions.


Sun. 23rd Dec.         11.00am      Deceased members of the Lynch Family, Carrickatobber

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

Tues 25th Dec       11.00am    

Fri.   28th Dec.           7.30pm.     Tony & Eileen Brady, Kilnacor.

Sun.  30th Dec.         11.00am      People of the Parish



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. 



Cuan Cancer Support Centre Cavan 

Please note that we are closing at 12pm on Friday 21st December and we will reopen on Monday the 7th January at 10am.

There will be no Counselling or Complimentary Therapies available during this time. 



Denn Golden Jubilee Celebrations

Denn GFC will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its founding in 2019. A committee has been working in recent weeks to organise a year- long series of events which to recognise 

everyone who has played a part in these 50 years of progress. A launch night will be held in 

Carraig Springs on 28th Dec and we hope to see everyone in our parish and community in attendance to help start what we hope will be a great year together with music and craic.


Denn GFC AGM will take place on Saturday evening the 5th January 2019 at 8.30pm in Drumavaddy Community Centre. Everyone is encouraged to attend.