St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.



Mass Times.                           Mass Intentions.


Sat.   23rd  Mar. 7.30pm.                  Benny Smith, Corrawillis. 2nd Anniversary.

Mon. 25th Mar. 7.15pm                    James & Katie Margan, Drumavaddy.

Wed. 27th Mar. 8.00pm                    John Callaghan, Pullafree.

Sat.   30th Mar. 7.30pm.                    John Pat, John Frank, Mary Anne Cahill, Drumavaddy.


Church Collection: Sat 16th /Sunday 17th March

Crosskeys:            Offertory.  €630                   Drumavaddy:     Offertory   €506

                             Candles     €182


Denn Pastoral Council will meet in Crosskeys Church at 8.30pm on Monday 25th March.


Crosskeys N.S. Parents of children in the parish who wish to enroll in Junior Infants for September 2019 are asked to please collect an application form from the school and then return it immediately.


Eucharistic Adoration. This is the greatest blessing we have, after Holy Mass. Presently we need people to keep Jesus company from 12 – 1pm and 7-8pm. It will be greatly appreciated by organisers. Jesus will thank you and bless you.

Please contact Anna Brady. 085-1048609 or Oliver Ferguson.


Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 31st May – 5th June.

Booking forms are available for the pilgrim section from Cavan Travel, Main St. Cavan (049) 4361222 or Virginia Travel, Main St. Virginia (049) 8548544.

Enquiries for Special Sick/Assisted Section to. Fr. Kevin Fay, The Presbytery, Cavan (*049)4331404 or (087)8579968


St Pio healing mass. An evening of prayer and healing through the intercession of St Padre Pio will take place in St Brigid's church, Killygarry on Friday 29th March  at 8pm.celebrant Fr John Mockler SDS: Confessions from 7pm. Blessings with first class relic of St Pio. Enq: 087 2549960


Denn Text Alert Information meeting in Resource Centre on Tuesday 26th March at 8pm re. Crime Prevention and Property Marking. The Crime Prevention Officer and Gardaí will attend. Everyone welcome. The property marking machine will be available in early May.  It engraves  EIRCODE on tools, farm machinery, bicycles, lawnmowers and laptops etc. This supports Gardaí to reunite lost or stolen items with their owner.


Indoor camogie training will continue on Monday next 25th March at usual times. No Indoor training on Monday April 1st due to Club Officer Training in Breffni Park. 



St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.



Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.


Sun.    24th  Mar. 11.00am         Packie and Kathleen McGinnell & their son Barry.

Tues.   26th Mar.    9.30am       

Thurs  28th  Mar     9.30am             

Fri.      29th Mar.                          No Mass

Sun.    31st  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.


Denn GFC Blotto Monday 11th March 2019. Winning Number's  5, 10, 20, 24. No Jackpot winner

€25 winners: Peggy Cahill, Kathleen & John Sheanon, Joe Dermody, Seamus Fay,

Geraldine Lynch. Next draw in The Carraig Springs on Monday 25th  March. Jackpot €2250


Denn GFC. Golden Jubilee Celebrations, centring around the August Bank Holiday Weekend. 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


Denn Toddler Playgroup, Crosskeys. Enrolment Forms are available for the Free ECCE year September 2019/2020. 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.


Irish Cancer Society Table Quiz. You are invited to support a quiz in The Royal Bar, Ballyjamesdduff, on Friday 5th April. Table of 4, €40. Proceeds to the Irish Cancer Society.


Cuan Cavan Cancer Support Centre: now open; Mon, Wed & Fri, 10-1pm and 2-4pm at Keadue, Cavan (near the Cathedral) available to all Cancer patients and their family members, provides free confidential service (by appointment) and free complementary therapies (also by appointment). For further information see Cuan Cancer Social Support Group Facebook page or phone 086-4556632.


European Movement Ireland invite you to join the Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee T.D., in Hotel Kilmore at a unique opportunity to discuss the role of Ireland and its citizens in the Future of Europe.

Date and Time: Thursday, 4 April 2019 – 18.30 -20.30

 All are welcome to attend – to register please call 01 6626815


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102