St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                           Mass Intentions.


Sat.          24th Aug.    7.30pm.   Hughdie & Annie Brady and Monaghan Family & Michael Kelly, Gallon.

Mon.       26th Aug.    7.15pm.   

Wed.       28th Aug.    8.00pm.

Sat.          31st Aug.     7.30pm.   Tom McEvoy, Creamfield and Decesed McEvoy & Smith Family members.


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.


Church Collection: 17th/18th Aug

Drumavaddy Collection.         €1,000.          

Crosskeys Collection.               Thur 15th Aug: €223.50

                                                         Sun 18th  Aug  €700.00 

                                                         Candles           €137.00  


Holy Land Collection:

Every year at the beginning of September we have a collection for Palestinian Christians. We will have the collection after the Holy Communion on the weekend 7th / 8th September.


A sum of money was found in Drumavaddy Church Car Park. Please contact Fr. Donal.

Denn GFC Blotto.    

Winning Number's 2 ,7 ,23 ,27.         No Jackpot winner.

€25 winners:         Steven McConnell, David & Mark Fegan, Ailaine Tennyson,  Judy Kiernan, Carina McGinnell,

Next draw in The Tank on​  Monday 26th August. Jackpot €3,350


Silent Retreat: Theme: “If you but knew the gift of God...”

Preached by: Fr. Kilian Byrne. in  Ards Retreat Centre, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

On 16th to 22nd  September. Cost: €390 full board

Contact:  Helen : 086 1678027/


There will be a meeting of the Parish Finance Committee and Pastoral Council in Crosskeys Church on Tuesday evening 27th August at 8.00pm.


Cavan Alzheimer Society are forming a new choir The Garden Singers in the HSE Day Centre, Cathedral Road, Cavan on the first Sunday of every month at 11am till noon starting Sunday the 1st September . The choir is open to people with Dementia & their families and anyone who would enjoy a good old sing along on a Sunday morning. Contact Carole 087 2240963 or Claire 0852562482.



St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.


Sun.          25th Aug.      11.00am.    

Tues.        27th Aug.         9.30am.

Thurs.      29th Aug.         9.30am.   

Fri.           30th Aug.        7.30pm.     Norbert McMahon. Month’s Mind.

Sun.          1st Sept.        11.00am.     Kevin Gormley & deceased family members.


Dolores Smith wishes to let Denn parishioners know that she has retired as correspondent for the Denn News in Anglo Celt. 


Holy Land Pilgrimage

11 Day Pilgrimage to The Holy Land Feb 12th to Feb 22nd 2020 cost €1,475.00 deposit €450.00 Early booking is essential, for further details contact Brenda Murray -Flynn on 041 6863390 or Philip on 087 250 8043 or


Cuan Cavan Cancer Support Centre.

The Irish Cancer Society’s, Strides for Life walking programme will start in September. This is a walking programme developed for people recovering from cancer treatment. It is organised by Cuan Cavan Cancer Support Centre. It will take place in the grounds of the Farnham Estate Spa Hotel who have very kindly allowed the use of their grounds. Strides for Life, caters for all levels of ability and comprises of a weekly group walk and an individual training programme. Family members or friends are also welcome.

Tea and coffee will be available after each walk. For enquiries or pre-registration text/phone 0876486076 or email



Pieta House Suicide Bereavement Liaison Service supporting individuals, families and communities who have been bereaved by suicide.  The contact telephone number for the Suicide Bereavement Liaison Officer in Cavan and Monaghan is 085 870 6591


The Joy of Love in Marriage. Marriage Enrichment Weekend offers married couples of all ages in a good relationship, private time to rekindle the joy of their love. The next (residential) Weekends (Fri 8pm to Sun 4:30pm) will be held at the Dromantine Conference Centre, Newry from 13 – 15 Sep 2019 and at The Lake Hotel Killarney from 15 -17 Nov 2019. For info. or bookings visit or phone 087 784 0408 [ROI] or 0770 281 2321 [NI]


Beginning Experience weekend 18-20 October for people who have lost a spouse through death divorce or separation Esker Retreat Centre Athenry. For further information phone Maureen 0876646896 or Josie 0879881143


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102