St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


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Sat    29th April 7:30pm. John Pat, John, Frank, Mary Anne and Tommy Joe Cahill, Drumavaddy..

Mon  1st May     7:15pm.                                                                   

Wed  3rd May    8:00pm. Patrick, Daphne, Tom and Packie Galligan.

Fri.    5th May.   8.30pm.                    

Sat    6th May    7:30pm. Anna, Andy & Owen Brady.

                                        Maureen, Daniel and Ashling McGovern.  


Eucharistic minister 29th April.          Carmel Galligan.


May ministries.

Reader. Caoimhe Skinnader.

Altar Society.  Carmel Galligan, Mary Smith, Judy McKiernan & Elizabeth McPartland.


Church Collection: Drumavaddy: 22nd April. €373       


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 by the threat of suicide


The Totus Tuus Women of Faith Conference 2023 will be LIVE on Radio Maria Ireland this coming Saturday May 6th from 2pm. Speakers include Siobhán Dunniece, Sr. Benedetta (Sisters of Merciful Jesus), Katie Ascough and Mary Anne Collins. 

You can follow the conference by:  Going online at ,

Listen live via Facebook or Listen through your TV on SAORVIEW Channel 210


The HSE Mental Health Recovery College is delivering a six-week WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) Programme in The Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan H12 E5C7, on Thursday mornings from 10:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. starting on Thursday 20 April 2023 for people who have experienced mental health difficulties.  Please contact Lorraine on 086 606 9480 

or email to register for this programme. Places are limited.  So please book early to avoid disappointment. 


Rosary Rally, Knock. Saturday 3rd May. Main Celebrant Archbishop Eamon Martin. Rosary Talk: Bishop Oliver Doeme, Nigeria , at 1pm in Basilica .

Please book bus early as a bigger crowd is anticipated this year.

Donoghues 087 265 4787 , Monica Tuite 086 828 1727.

St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.

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Sun      30th  April 11.00am.  Margaret Smith, Banaho.

                                               Anna Mae Brady, Month’s Mind.

Tue       2nd May.   9:30am   

Thurs  4th May.   9:30am     

Fri        5th May.    7:30pm     Paddy Gaffney, Banaho.                      

Sun       7th  May  11.00am.   Willie Skinnader.

                                               Packie & Kathleen McGinnel and their son Barry.


Church Collection: Crosskeys: 30th April. €594.     


Trocaire: Please bring in your Trocaire collection, if you haven't already done so. To reduce the time taken to count the collection, please turn your collection into notes.


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


2023 Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes.

Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes led by Bishop Martin Hayes 2nd June for five nights. Direct Flights from Knock to Lourdes.  Limited number of places available. 

For all enquiries and bookings please contact: Cavan Travel, 15 Main Street Cavan Tel:049 4361222 Email:

This year we are delighted to bring Assisted Pilgrims. Applications to Fr. Tom Mannion PP, Ballinaglera, Co. Leitrim. Telephone 087 9170879. 


The Forget me not cafe takes place on Wednesday 3rd of April in Castlemanor day Centre, Drumlee, Cavan from 11am till 12.30pm.
The Alzheimer support group is on Thurs 4th of May in Breffni Integrated/CCLD 6 Corlurgan Business Park, Ballnagh Rd. Cavan H12D86. 7.30pm.

For further information contact Carole 0852669542 or Claire 0852562482. 


Darkness into Light. Our local Community is coming together to do a Walking into Light walk on Saturday morning, 6th May, to remember all deceased members of our community, young and old. The walk will start at Crosskeys cemetery (meeting at 4.00am sharp), and travel around the Charity Road, into the village, and back to the Church. Voluntary donations, on the morning, will go towards funding remembrance bench in memory of our loved ones. Refreshments after the walk in the resource centre. Everyone welcome.


East Cavan Pioneer Total Abstinence Association.  Dinner Dance in Lavey Inn, following 1.00pm Mass in Upper Lavey Church, at which commemorative pins will be presented. Tickets, €35, may be purchased from Rosaleen 087 2450692 or Gillian 086 8577102


Fr. Donal Kilduff: 049 4336102

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