St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                           Mass Intentions.


Sat.     26th Oct.                  7.30pm.   Mary & Farrell McConnell. Glencurran

Mon.   28th  Oct.                7.15pm.

Wed.   30th Oct.                 8.00pm.  

Fri.  All Saints Day.         8.30pm.   Clare & Philip Maguire, Drumcrow..

Sat.    All Souls Day          7.30pm.   John, Frank and Annie Tully, Denmore.

                                                                Margaret and Bartley Cahil, Jnr, Ardkill.


Dates for your diary.

First Confessions.               11.30am.    11th March 2020

Confirmation.                        3.00pm.    26th April 2020.

First Communion.              11.00am.       9th May 2020.


Parish Calendar 2020. Drumavaddy Social and Development Committee would love to share your photographic memories of 2019 in the upcoming 2020 calendar. You can email your photographs to or message to 086-3872327


Church Collection: 19th / 20th Oct.

Drumavaddy.                    € 412

Crosskeys.                            Offertory €715         Mission Collection €350


Thanks to Christine Commisky and Aidan McEvoy for their wedding donation of €100.


Ministry Rota for November.


Collectors: Seamus Smith, Jim Kiernan, Tom Kiernan, Seamus Cooke

Altar Society: Noeleen Galligan, Rosaleen Galligan & Teresa Galligan.

Reader: Andrew Galligan.  



Collectors:   Padraig McBreen & Declan Tierney.

Altar Society: Margaret McCaul, Mary McCaul Smith &  Gretta Breen. 


Kilmore Diocesan PTAA. Annual Mass and Dinner Dance Sunday 3 Nov. Mass in the church of the Immaculate Conception Belturbet at 2pm followed by Dinner and Dancing in the Seven Horseshoes. Music by Seamus Farrell. Tickets available from your local Centres also available from Rosaleen Smith 0872450692 or Hugh Farrell 0834841714.








St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.


Sun.          27th Oct.      11.00am.     John & Brigid Smith, Banaho.

Tues.          29th Oct.                 9.30am.

Thurs.        31st Oct.                  9.30am.

Fri.     All Saints Day.           11.00am.     Altar list of the dead.

Sun.             3rd Nov.             11.00am.     Deceased ‘Banaho Cross’ Brady family.


The Irish Cancer Society is looking for volunteers to drive patients to and from their chemotherapy treatments in all public hospitals nationwide. Volunteers will need their own car but all expenses are paid. If you have 2 free days a month (Monday – Friday) and an active email address we would love to hear from you. Please call Laura on 01 2310 594, email or go to for more information.


Denn GFC Blotto. Winning Number's16 ,25 ,26 ,29. No Jackpot winner.

€25 winners: Noel Reilly, Angela Fox, Mountnugent, Smith & Reilly Boys, Tullytrain, Maureen Sherry, Crosskeys National School

 Next draw in Next draw in The Tank on​ Monday 28th October. Jackpot €3,800


Age Action runs beginner courses in Computers, iPads and Tablets for older people who have little or no experience or for the absolutely terrified!

Courses run once a week for 5 or 6 weeks


Classes are starting in Colaiste Dun an Ri, Kingscourt; on 11th November and

Breifne College, Cavan; on 20th November.



Crosserlough Group Water Scheme - due to essential repairs and maintenance to be carried out on water lines in the coming week there may be disruptions or you may be without water.  The committee regrets any inconvenience caused to users.


The Backpack Program suitable for those wanting to learn more about boundaries, self awareness, anxiety management & a deeper relationship with God. will be offered again as an evening course in Cavan Institute for 8 weeks beginning the end of Oct. Contact or 083 487 7325


A new Suicide Bereavement Support Group has been established to address this need for support of those who have lost a loved one to suicide. The group, led by a trained and experienced facilitator. We are meeting in Crover House Hotel on the following dates: Wed, 16th Oct. Wed, 13th Nov. 2019,Wed, 11th Dec. 2019, 7.30 p.m. Contact Programme Co-ordinator on 049 4336070 or 087 695 1865


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102