St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.



Mass Times.                            Mass Intentions.


Sat  25th  Jan.          7.30pm   John Pat Smith. John& Susan Smith.

                                Mick Brady. Michael, Bridget and Gerry Pritchard.

Sat  25th  Jan.          7.30pm  Tom Galligan Pollakeel. Bridget & Michael McGovern, Leggandenn.



Dates for your diary.


First Confessions.          11.30am.    11th March 2020

Confirmation.                  3.00pm.    26th April 2020.

First Communion.        11.00am.       9th May 2020.


Blessing of the graves. Crosskeys    19th July 2020.

Drumavaddy 2nd August 2020


Church Collection: 18th 19th January.

Crosskeys:           Offertory. €853

                              Candles.  €192


Drumavaddy.      €380


Drumavaddy Social & Development Association is running a defibrillator training night in Drumavaddy Community Centre on Wednesday 19th February, at 7.30pm. This is a CPR/AED certified Course. Cost per person is €40. Anyone interested in attending this course should contact 086 3781894, as we need to know numbers for the course.


Medal Presentation Night on January 31st  at 8pm in the Farnham Arms Hotel. 

Medals will be presented to Denn Camogie Club and Castlerahan/Denn LGFA for their outstanding success in sport throughout 2019. 

Tickets on sale from any committee member - Call 087-9420001 for info. 


Fr. Eamonn Bredin will facilitate a course on “St. Paul - His Life and Work” in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan, on Thursday evenings from 7:30p.m. to 9:30p.m. up until Thursday 16 April 2020. All welcome.  Refreshments will be served each evening.  Suggested donation: €5 per night. 

Pilgrimage Fundraiser. Fifteen TransitionYear Students from St Clare’s College, Ballyjamesduff have been chosen to represent the Kilmore Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes this year. Two of the students are Aoibhe Conaty and Emma Brady from Denn parish. As part of their fundraiser they are climbing “the stairway to Heaven” Cuilcagh Climb. Your support would be greatly appreciated.



St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.



Mass Times.                        Mass Intentions.


Sun.   26th Jan. 11.00am       Rose and Elizabeth Smith.

Sun.   26th Jan. 11.00am      



 Denn Blotto.The Numbers drawn were 1 /12 /18 / 30.

There was No Jackpot winner.

€25 winners are: Jack & Michael Smith, Tullytreane

Aoibhain Lynch,Newtown

Tracey Mc Cabe, Larrigan

Marie Collins, Denmore

Charlie & Maureen Robinson,

Next draw in The Den on Monday 20th January 2020. Jackpot €4300


 Denn Running Club kicked off Operation Transformation on Tuesday night with a large crown in attendance. This will continue until March 1st. So, come along and join us every Tuesday and Thursday night at 7pm as we get fit for 2020


Vacancy for Diocesan Director of Pastoral Services.

The Diocese of Kilmore is recruiting for the position of Diocesan Director of Pastoral Services.

The main duties will include:

• The organising and facilitating of adult religious faith formation programmes.

• Supporting parish pastoral councils, pastoral area councils and the diocesan pastoral council.

• Providing formation training for specific lay ministries in the diocese.

• Promoting the achievement of the current and any future diocesan pastoral plan.

For more information and application details see

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 31st January 2020


Breifne Historical Society hosts the Bishop MacKiernan memorial lecture on Tuesday 11 February in Cavan Library at 7 pm by Professor John McCafferty (UCD), entitled 'Insults, marriages and wills. Ordinary people in an Irish church court of the 1520’s.


Cavan Macra will host a night of discussion with Cavan’s Local election Candidates in Lower Lavey Hall at 8.00pm on Wednesday 29th January.


Quiz Night in the Carraig Springs, Crosskeys on Friday 31st January, starting at 9pm with early bird round at 8.45pm


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102