St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                           Mass Intentions.


Sat.    27th Apr.  7.30pm.    Eileen Cahill, Ardkill. Months Mind.               

Mon. 29th Apr. 7.15pm.    

Wed.    1st May.  8.00pm  

Fri.      3rd May.     

Sat.     4th May.  7.30pm.   Clare & Edward Gaffney, Crimlin.  


Church Collection: Sat 20th /Sunday 21st April

Crosskeys: Offertory.  €889             Drumavaddy:     Offertory   €780

Crosskeys: Candles     €136

Crosskeys: Trocaire  1,065


Drumavaddy Ministries.

Altar Society. Carmel Galligan, Mary Smith, Judy Kiernan & Elizabeth Mc Partland.

Collectors:  John Pat Martin, Charles McSherry, Eamon Gaffney, Andy Galligan.

Reader. Mary Smith.


Crosskeys Ministries:

Collectors:  Patsy Lynch, Jim Courtney & Sean McGivney

Altar Society: Molly Smith, Annie Smith & Mary Keoghan.



If you still have to bring your Trocaire money could you please in as soon as possible.


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.

The Assisted section is full.


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 draw in The Carraig Springs on Tuesday 23rd April

Winning Number's  4,6, 8, 26. No Jackpot winner.

€25 winners: Michael Kane, Banaho, John Smith, Carraig Springs, Gerry Lynch, John James Mulligan, Michael Keogan Jnr, Killatain

Next draw in in The Den on Monday 29th  April. Jackpot €2500








St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.


Sun.    28th  Apr. 11.00am          Pro Populo.                                  

Tues.   30th Apr.    9.30am        

Thurs  2nd  May.   9.30am         

Fri.      3rd May.     7.30pm         Noel Smith, Pullafree. 3rd Anniversary.

Sun.     5th  May. 11.00am          Special Intention.


ACCORD invites applications for the Certificate in Counselling (Marriage and  Relationship), for the academic year 2019/2020.

The Certificate, validated by St. Patrick’s College Maynooth, is aligned to Level 8, 20 ECTS on the National Framework of Qualifications (Level 6 England, Wales and NI) and is aimed at qualified, experienced counsellors/psychotherapists who have:

·       Degree/Diploma in Counselling/Psychotherapy

·       Completed a minimum of 200 client hours and have a current  supervised caseload

·       Knowledge/Experience of the Person Centred Approach

·       Successful applicants’ course and supervision fees funded by ACCORD

 Training in Maynooth over eight weekends, September 2019 to June 2020

Application Criteria and Form: Closing Date 31st May 2019.


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.


Loreto Reunion. To all Loreto past pupils who attended any of the years between 1977 and 1982 including repeat years. I am organising a reunion on Sat 13th July 2019.  Please contact me ASAP if interested.  email: 


A 5km charity walk in aid of Pieta House, the suicide and self-harm crisis centre, will take place on the morning of Saturday 11th May in Cavan town, beginning at 4.15am at Cavan Institute, Cathedral Road, Cavan. Anyone wishing to attend the walk can register online at or we have a pop-up shop above Luna Bar, Cavan town (beside Easons), which will be open each Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm to 9pm, or on Saturday 4th May from 12noon to 4pm. 


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102