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.    24th Dec.    7:30pm       Deceased members of Cahill and Smith families. Sue Hill.

Sun.   25th Dec.    9.30am                

Wed.   28th  Dec.  8.00pm.     

Sat.     31st  Dec.  7:30pm       Patsy & Mary Cooke, Ardvarney.


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


Eucharistic Minister. 31st Dec.         Catherine Corr.


Altar Society January. Mary Gaffney & Elsie Gaffney.


Reader for January. Caoimhe Skinnader.


Church Collection: Drumavaddy: 17th December. €353


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.


Cavan Famine & Aids Appeal for Africa

After a two year delay due to the Covid pandemic our annual church gate collection in Co. Cavan will take place on the weekend of Jan 14/15

100 % of the funds collected go to finance three Christian charities in Nigeria (Holy Rosary Sisters), Kenya (Our Lady of Lourdes Mutomo hospital-Sisters of Mercy) & Zambia (Fr James Connolly, Capuchin ex Killygarry) or food, education, health care & medicines

You may also donate at https://www.idonate.ie/CavanFamineAidsAppeal  or directly to Bank of Ireland, Cavan account:  BIC Code BOFI IE 2D        IBAN No. IE 72 BOFI 9032 9344 7597 80




St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


 Mass Times.                         Mass Intentions.


Sat.     24th Dec.    9.00pm.

Sun.    25th Dec.  11.00am.     Deceased Lynch family, Carrickatobber.

Tues.   27th Dec.    9.30am.    

Thurs 29th Dec.    9.30am.    

Fri.     30th Dec.    7.30pm.     

Sun.     1st Jan.  11.00am.     Molly Smith, Lackenduff. 1st Anniversary.


Church Collection: 18th December.  Crosskeys: €335


Ministries for January.

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

Altar Society                  Carmel Conaty

Eucharistic minister.     Catherine Smith


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


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


Tree of remembrance.  For those who have family who will be living abroad this Christmas, you can write their name on the gift tag and hang it on the branch. s can be present to you during the Christmas season and they will know we are all thinking of them.


Kilmore Care of Creation.

Join us for a community screening of The Letter, a documentary film which builds on the teaching of Laudato Si’, Pope Francis’ encyclical on care for our common home. It explores how our spiritual values call us to take action on the planetary emergency. We are called to hear both the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor and on the 12th January, 2023 at 8pm, the Kilmore Care of Creation Team will host a screening of the film, The Letter in the Townhall, Cavan. Admission is free. Booking is essential. https://townhallcavan.com/booking-information/


Fr. Donal Kilduff: 049 4336102

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