St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                           Mass Intentions.


Sat.     25th May.  7.30pm.  Michael Donohoe, Glencurran.         

Mon.   27th May.  7.15pm.  

Wed.   29th May. 8.00pm   Fr. Gerard Kearns. Killatain. 1st Anniversary.

Sat.       1st June  7.30pm.  Thomas & Kate Reilly, Ardkill.        


Church Collection: Sat 18th /Sunday 19th May

Crosskeys:          Offertory  615.00

Drumavaddy:     Offertory  326


Ministry Rota for June.



Collectors .        Michael Reilly, Ardlougher, Jim Hyland &  Jim Kiernan.

Reader:             Evelyn Callaghan.

Altar Society:     Breda Smith, Mary Cobey, Marie Collins. 

Readrer.            Andrew Galligan.


Crosskeys :

Collectors for June: Noel Reilly, Enda Tierney and Patrick O’Reilly.

Altar Society for June: Rosemary Caffrey, Monica McBreen & Rose Gormley.


Denn GFC Blotto.     Winning Number's  3,19,21,24.. No Jackpot winner.

€25 winners: Felim Tierney, Aughadreena, John Donohoe, Ballyjamesduff, Jim Cobey, James Smith, Matt Kiernan. Next draw in The Den on Monday 27th May

Jackpot €2700


Denn Text Alert : Our Property Marking  takes place 4th - 10th June.  Have your EIRCODE engraved on your farm and garden equipment, tools, bicycles, laptops etc. This coupled with appropriate signage has been proven to reduce burglaries and thefts. It allows Gardaí to detect, identify and return stolen property to its rightful owner.  Cost €1 per item. Book an appointment ASAP.    

Drumavaddy: Contact Mary 0863923174   Crosskeys: Contact Mae 0861096698


Denn Camogie Club.  Congratulations to Denn”s U-16 Camogie Team who had a comprehensive win over Laragh in the league final on Monday last. 

Also to Shanise Fitzsimons who was part of the Ulster Interprovincial Camogie team that won the Cup Final last Saturday defeating Munster. 

To Hannah Fitzsimons & Aisling McEnroe who are U-16 Ulster Football Champions. 

Breifne Historical Society AGM and launch of Breifne Journal 2019 will be followed by a lecture delivered by Dr Jonathan Cherry- 'An anatomy of late 18th century Cavan town' at 7pm on Thursday 30th May in Johnson Library Cavan. 

All welcome admission free.



St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.


Sun.     26th  May. 11.00am        Thomas and Brigid Smith.

                                                         Pat Conaty.

Tues.   28th May.    9.30am       

Thurs  30th May.    9.30am       

Fri.      31st May.    7.30pm        Ned and Dolly McMahon

Sun.     2nd June. 11.00am          Aidan Cunningham 1st Anniversary.


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.


Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock will take place on Sunday, the 16th of June. Ceremonies will begin at 2:30pm. 


Diocesan Celebration for Bishop Leo O’Reilly - There will be a concelebrated Mass in the Cavan Cathedral, on the Feast of Pentecost, Sunday 9th June 2019, at 3:00p.m. to mark the Golden Jubilee of Bishop O'Reilly's Ordination to the Priesthood and also his recent retirement as Bishop of Kilmore.  Bishop Leo will be the principal celebrant and the homily will be given by Mons. Liam Kelly,Diocesan Administrator.  There will be an informal reception afterwards in St. Patrick's College.  All are welcome to attend.


The Annual visit of the relics of St. Oliver Plunkett to the Conaty Chapel in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre will take place on Tuesday 4 June 2019.  The relics will arrive at 10:00a.m. and will be available for veneration until 10:00p.m. Mass at 1:15p.m. will be offered for those doing examinations around this time.  Fr. Ultan McGoohan, will celebrate Mass at 5:45p.m.  The former Bishop of Meath, Most Reverend Michael Smith, will be the principal celebrant of the 8:00p.m. Mass and give the homily.  The choir from St. Killian's Church in Mullagh will provide the sacred music for the Mass.  Confessions available from 12 noon to 1:00p.m.; 4:30p.m. to 5:30p.m.; and 6:30p.m. to 7:45p.m.  Petitions/Offerings, marked “ St. Oliver” may be sent to the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, The Conaty Centre, Cullies, Cavan H12 E5C7.   All are welcome for this very special event which is being organised by the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre with the assistance of the Knights of Saint Columbanus.​ 


 The Kilmore Diocesan Mothers of the Church group is offering a Healing Holy Hour which will take place on Sunday the 26th of May at 4pm in The Cathedral in Cavan. This Holy Hour will include a special blessing with the Eucharist, quiet song, and also a small teaching on spiritual wellness. People will have the opportunity to pray especially for the grace of a holy death and for victims of any type of abuse. All are welcome!


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Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102