St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                           Mass Intentions.


Sat.   30th Mar. 7.30pm.                    John Pat, John Frank, Mary Anne Cahill, Drumavaddy.

Mon. 1st Apr. 7.15pm                        James & Katie Margan, Drumavaddy.

Wed. 3rd Apr. 8.00pm                       John Callaghan, Pullafree.

Fri. 5th Apr.   8.30pm.

Sat.   6th Apr. 7.30pm.                       Benny Sheridan, Rose & Phil Reilly, Pullakeel..


Congratulations and best wishes to: Tiarnan Brady, Lorraine Callaghan, Anthony Cobey, Darragh Courtney, Dwayne Cusack, Caolain Donohoe, Laura Jane Leggett, Fionnán McCabe, Shauna McMahon, Sienna McPhillips-Hutton, Adam O’Connell, Callum Smith and Oisín Smith who will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation in Drumavaddy this weekend.


Church Collection: Sat 23rd /Sunday 24th March

Crosskeys:            Offertory.  €975                   Drumavaddy:     Offertory   €1,714


Drumavaddy Ministries.

Altar Society. Teresa Kinsella, Catherine Corr, Ann Lynch & Teresa Smith.

Collectors April: Bartley Hyland, Ned Brady, Seamus Smith.

Reader April. Linda McSherry.


Crosskeys Ministries.

Collectors:  Norbert Conaty, Gabriel McCaul & Seamus Brady.   


Formation evening for new and existing Parish Ministers.

Ministers of the Word (Readers) will be held in the Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan on Tuesday 2 April at 7.30pm.

A formation evening for new and existing Ministers of the Eucharist will be held in the Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan on Tuesday 9 April at 7.30pm. To book a place phone 049-4375004 or email: 


Eucharistic Adoration. This is the greatest blessing we have, after Holy Mass. Presently we need people to keep Jesus company from 12 – 1pm and 7-8pm. It will be greatly appreciated by organisers. Jesus will thank you and bless you.

Please contact Anna Brady. 085-1048609 or Oliver Ferguson.


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.

Enquiries for Special Sick/Assisted Section to. Fr. Kevin Fay, The Presbytery, Cavan (049)4331404 or (087)8579968






St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.


Sun.    31st  Mar. 11.00am

Tues.   2nd Apr.     9.30am         

Thurs  4th  Apr.     9.30am               

Fri.      5th Apr.   7.30pm             Sean & Danny Fay, Carn

Sun.    7th    Apr. 11.00am          Con & Celia Galligan, Tullytraine.

                                                         James & Eileen Coleman, Pullafree.


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.


First Friday: Fr. Donal will visit the sick and housebound at the usual times.


Denn GFC Blotto Monday 25th March 2019. Winning Number's  20,21, 22, 24. No Jackpot winner.

€25 winners: Killian, Erin, Sandra Hyland, John James Mulligan, Saoirse & Donnacha Collins, Keogan Family, Banaho, Fionan & Kiera Callaghan

Next draw in The Den on Monday 1st April. Jackpot €2300


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.


A huge Thank You to everyone who supported our Juvenile Fund-raising Big Breakfast in Carraig Springs last Sunday. We had a great turnout & a really enjoyable Day. Thank You especially those who worked on the day, most especially Ann Marie Gaffney and her staff who were exceptional on the day.


Crosserlough Parish Mission: From 6th-14th April 2019. We invite our friends in neighbouring parishes to come and join us in the opportunity to renew our faith. Full details of the Mission can be found on, Church Porch and Roadside Posters Also Contact – 0872304800 for more information. Everyone Welcome


Irish Cancer Society Table Quiz. You are invited to support a quiz in The Royal Bar, Ballyjamesduff, on Friday 5th April. Table of 4, €40. Proceeds to the Irish Cancer Society.


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102