St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                           Mass Intentions.


Sat. 23rd Feb. 7.30pm.                       Bernard & John Joe Martin, Kilnacreeva.

Mon. 25th Feb. 7.15pm                    

Wed. 27th Feb. 8.00pm                     Betty Cahill Cornaseer

Friday 1st Mar.                                  Maura, Ben McManus & DFM

                                                               Deceased Gaffney & Maguire Family members

Sat. 2nd Mar. 7.30pm.                        Tommy Reilly, Ardlougher 1st Anniversary.

                                                               Nancy Allen Months Mind.               

                                                               Tommy Galligan, Month’s Mind

                                                               Johnny Smith, Pullabawn & DFM


Congratulations to Darragh, Caolán, Lorraine, Callum, Dwayne, Sienna, Anthony, Laura Jane, Tiernan, Shauna, Oisín, Adam and Fionnán who will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation on 31st March, and who will make their pledge at Mass in Crosskeys this weekend.


First Friday: Fr. Donal will visit the sick and housebound at the usual times.


Dates for your diary.

Enrolment for First Communion. Crosskeys Church, 7th April.


Parish Finance Committee. There will be a meeting pf the parish Finance Committee in the Sacristy, Crosskeys, at 8.00pm on Monday 4th March.


The Collection to support the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place after Holy Communion at Masses this weekend.


Church Collection:

Sunday collection 17th February.  

Crosskeys:          Offertory €685


Drumavaddy:     Offertory €510.


Altar Society. Connie Pickens, Anna McBreen. Maura Quigley & Peggy Cahill.

Collectors for March: Sean Gaffney, Denmore, Michael B Hyland, Hubert McManus & Phelim Donohoe.

Reader. Evelyn Callaghan


The Centennial Statue of Our Lady of Fatima, blessed by Pope Francis, will arrive at the Cathedral of SS. Patrick & Felim in Cavan for the 10:00a.m. Mass on Tuesday 26 February 2019 and will depart at 12 noon approx.  During this time, there will be investitures in the Brown Scapular, Home Enthronement to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, and the Cathedral Parish of Urney and Annagelliff will be consecrated.  Pope Francis has granted a Plenary Indulgence to all who take part in celebrations in the presence of the statue.  All are welcome to attend.


St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.


Sun. 24th Feb   11.00am             Eamon Brady

Tues. 26th Feb    9.30am 

Thurs 28th Feb   9.30am            

Fri.    1st Mar.    7.30pm             Brigid, & Andrew Lynch. James Brady and DFM

Sun.  3rd  Mar  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.


Collectors for March: Michael Smith, Lishenry Lane, Barry Smith, Tullytrain.

Altar Society: Kathleen Reilly & Catherine Tierney.


Denn GFC Blotto for Monday 18th February 2019.

Winning Number's  3,9,20, 27

No Jackpot winner. €25 winners Sue Brady, Pat Brady, George Allen, John Smith, Togher, Barry Coyle

Next draw in The Carraig Springs on Monday 25th February Next draw in

Jackpot €2050


Denn GFC. Golden Jubilee Celebrations

The main focus of the celebration will be around the August Bank Holiday Weekend when, 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


Cavan Institute will host an Open Day on Thursday 28 February 2019 from 9.30 am to 3.00 pm on Cathedral Road. The main features include a career’s exhibition, information sessions, demonstrations, workshops and laboratory visits.  Students will have the opportunity to meet with tutors and current students who will be available to answer any queries.  Organised tours will be available  throughout the day.


Ballyjamesduff Musical Society: ‘FROLICS The Best of Times’  in St. Joseph’s Hall, Ballyjamesduff.  Show dates Thurs. 7th/ Fri. 8th/ Sat. 9th March evening shows, Sunday 10th March Matinee, Thurs. 14th/ Fri. 15th/ Sat. 16th March evening shows. Booking office in St. Joseph’s Hall with open Thurs. 28th  Feb..  Tel 049 855 1000.


Enrolment Forms are available for the Free ECCE year September 2019/2020 for the Denn Toddler Playgroup, Crosskeys. Parents/Guardians can email to receive a form or they can be got at the preschool. Closing date for forms is 31st of March 2019  


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102