St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.



Mass Times.                            Mass Intentions.


Sat  26th  Jan.         7.30pm               John Pat Smith, Drumavaddy 1st Ann.

Sat  2nd Feb.         7.30pm                  Pat Cobey 1st Ann.

                                                                Louis & Peggy Galligan and DFM


Crosskeys Ministries for February 2019

Collectors.         Bernard Keogh & Francis Brady, Lishenry.

Altar Society.     Sheila Smith & Margaret  Crowe.



Church Collection:

Sunday collection 20th January   Crosskeys:       €865.00

                                                           Drumavaddy: €730.00


 Dates for your diary.

Enrolment ceremonies for Children receiving Sacraments this year:

Enrolment for Confirmation. Crosskeys Church, 24th February.

Enrolment for First Communion. Crosskeys Church, 7th April.


Blessing of the graves.        Drumavaddy 4th August 2019.

Crosskeys    21st July 2019.


Preparing for SundaysFr. Eamonn Bredin will lead a group discussion on the Mass readings for the following Sunday in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan, on Thursday evenings from 7:30p.m. to 9:30p.m..  All welcome. Cost: €5 per night.


Retreat led by Jim Browne Sat Feb 9th to Sun Feb 10th in Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre Cavan, Total Cost for the two days  €20 per person, Tea and Coffee provided please bring a packed lunch. Booking (essential) and information please contact Patricia on 0863140814 Jim Browne is a relation of Fr. Patrick Peyton (The Rosary Priest). Jim came to a powerful conversion through Mary in Medjugorje, Soon thereafter he was enlightened with an understanding of Holy Scripture.


The Backpack Program. Following the success of The Backpack in the autumn it has been decided that A Train the Trainer Course for The Backpack Program will be run again for this term in Cavan Institute. This will begin in late February on Tuesday evenings for 2 hours over 8 weeks. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in working in youth ministry to become proficient in running a parish group. It is also a brilliant way to learn about your own human and spiritual development. For more information please call 083 487 7325 or email





St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.



Mass Times.                        Mass Intentions.


Sun.  27th Jan.         11.00am      Deceased Delaney Family members, Lackenclare

Sun.  3rd Feb.           11.00am      John & Madge Gaffney and DFM.


Fr. Kilduff will be away this week. Sick Calls should be directed to Fr. Kevin Donohoe, Ballyjamesduff. 049-8544410


Drumavaddy Ministries for February 2019

Altar Society for Feb 2019: Patricia Finlay, Margaret Gaffney.

Collectors for Feb 2019: Michael Reilly, Ardlougher, Seamus Galligan, Seamus McCabe & Matt Kiernan.

Reader. Linda McSherry.


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 for Monday 21st January 2019.

Winning Number's 3,8,23, 25. No Jackpot winner.

€25 winners: Mary Keoghan, Brian Cobey, Gareth & Leah Boylan

Teresa Donohoe, Marion Connolly

Next draw in The Carraig Springs on Monday 28th January.

Jackpot €1850


Learn to Jive with Craig Lovett & Mairead Gaffney.  Five week course commencing, Tuesday 29th January, in The Shantully Inn, Crossdoney, and Thursday 31st January in Drumkilly Hall. 8.30pm start.  No partner needed.  For further details contact 086 1928568. 


Castlerahan/Denn LGFA.

All members of Castlerahan/Denn LGFA are invited to their AGM on Friday 1st February at 9.00pm, in Castlerahan GFC Clubrooms, Ballyjamesduff.


Denn Running Club All ages, levels and abilities and communities are welcome to join us at St. Matthews Park on every Tuesday and Thursday 7pm and each Saturday morning for the next 6 weeks at Kingspan Breffni Park as we take part in "Project Healthy U".





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Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102