St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.



Mass Times.                               Mass Intentions.


Sat    28th May  7:30pm.     Michael Donohoe, Glencurran. 

Mon  30th May 7:15pm.                                                       

Wed  1st June.  8:00pm.

Fri.   3rd June   8.30pm.      Patrick, Daphne, Packie and Tommy Galligan, Pullakeel.

Sat     4th June  7:30pm.       


Thank you to Clive and Siobhan O’Hagan for their donation of €100 on the occasion of their recent wedding.


Reader for June.       Andrew Galligan.


Eucharistic Minister. 4th June. Catherine Corr.


Church Collection: Drumavaddy: 28th May. € 850.


Cemetery Sunday, Drumavaddy 31st July


Rosary Monday evening 6.50pm.

Devotion to The Holy Face of Jesus.  Drumavaddy Church Tuesday 6.30pm. Join us to pray for the community, especially families helpless in the face of suicide.

Text Alert. Due to date protection regulations we are required to update our service. Anyone wishing to avail of text alert must complete a form. These are available in the porch of both churches. You may deposit your forms in the black boxes, which are located in the porch of both churches.


Relics of St. Oliver Plunkett will visit The Conaty Chapel of the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre in Cavan on Tuesday 7 June 2022 with the support of the Knights of Columbanus.  The relics will arrive at the Centre at 10:00a.m. and will be available for veneration until 10:00p.m. that evening.  There will be lunchtime Mass in the Chapel at 1:15p.m. (offered for those doing exams at this time), an early-evening Mass at 5:45p.m., and one at 8:00p.m.   There will be opportunities for Confessions throughout the day.  Petitions/Donations may be sent to the St. Oliver Plunkett Novena, Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan H12 E5C7.  All petitions received will be placed beside the relics as they rest in the Chapel.  All are welcome for this very special event.  Please contact the Centre on 049 4375004 for more information. 


First Friday Visitation.  Fr. Donal will visit housebound on Friday next.


St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                                     Mass Intentions.


Sun          29th May. 11.00am.           Paddy Brady, Mary Brady, Br. Oliver Brady O.F.M. late of Banaho.

Tue          31st May.   9:30am.          

Thurs         2nd June.  9.30am.                      

Fri.             3rd June  7.30pm.           Sean & Danny Fay, Carn.      

Sun            5th June. 11.00am.         


Please pray for Anne Capel, nee Brady, Killatain, who died recently and was buried yesterday.


Church Collection: Crosskeys: 29th May. € 610


Cemetery Sunday, Crosskeys 24th  July


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in Crosskeys Church on each Tuesday from 10.00am. to 5.00pm.  


The Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock, will take place on Sunday, the 19th June. Ceremonies will begin with the Anointing of the Sick at 2.30pm. Mass will be celebrated at 3pm. Bishop Martin Hayes will be the principal celebrant. Mass followed by Benediction and a Rosary Procession.


A Prayer by Telephone. The Sisters of Mercy “Bethany” 34 Point Road, Dundalk

Welcome any person who may wish to request prayer, or talk, especially during these difficult times. All requests are confidential. Tel:042.9331602  9am – 9pm daily


Cavan Co.Fleadh takes place in Belturbet on the June Bank Holiday weekend. There will be lots of music song  dance and fun for all ages. Junior tractor/fairy run, Junior busking competition and Traditional craft workshops. Info text 0868310018; email


 Mary's Meals charity will undertake a Church gate collection at St Matthew's Church, Drumavaddy after Saturday evening Mass, 28th May and at St Matthew's Church, Crosskeys after Sunday Mass, 29th May.  Mary's Meals feeds more than 2.2 million children each school year in 20 of the poorest countries.  €18.30 will feed a child in their place of education for a whole school year with at least 93% of all donations going directly to their charitable activities.   For more information go to or call Trish on (086) 3140814.  Thank you!


Fr. Donal Kilduff: 049 4336102

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