St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                           Mass Intentions.


Sat.      4th May.  7.30pm.   Clare & Edward Gaffney, Crimlin. 

Mon.   6th May. 7.15pm.   

Wed.   8th May.  8.00pm   

Sat.    11th May.  11.00am. First Holy Communion.

  7.30pm. Maureen, Daniel & Ashling McGovern, Leggendenn. 


Church Collection: Sunday 28th April was

Crosskeys: Offertory.  €745.00                        Drumavaddy:     Offertory   €572

                                                                                Drumavaddy:     Trocaire    €1545



If you still have to bring your Trocaire money could you please in as soon as possible.


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.

The Assisted section is full.


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 draw in The Den on Monday 29th  April.

Winning Number's  7,21, 22, 30. No Jackpot winner.

€25 winners: Emma & Aoife Brady, Philip Galligan, Martin & Caroline Donohoe, Brechan McGivney, Tony Stewart.

Next draw in The Tank on Monday 6th May Jackpot €2550


St Joseph Young Priest  Society Meeting in Drumavaddy Church after Mass on Monday evening.


The Kilmore Diocesan Mothers of the Church group is offering a Healing Holy Hour which will take place on Sunday the 26th of May at 4pm in The Cathedral in Cavan. This Holy Hour will include a special blessing with the Eucharist, quiet song, and also a small teaching on spiritual wellness. People will have the opportunity to pray especially for the grace of a holy death and for victims of any type of abuse. All are welcome!


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.




St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.


Sun.        5th May.    11.00am.     Special Intention.

Tues.     7th May.      9.30am     

Thurs   9th  May.     9.30am      

Fri.      10th  May.     7.30pm      Gene Gaffney and extended family.

Sun.     12th May.   11.00am.     Kitty Smith, Lishenry.                                               


ACCORD invites applications for the Certificate in Counselling (Marriage and  Relationship), for the academic year 2019/2020.

The Certificate, validated by St. Patrick’s College Maynooth, is aligned to Level 8, 20 ECTS on the National Framework of Qualifications (Level 6 England, Wales and NI) and is aimed at qualified, experienced counsellors/psychotherapists who have:

·       Degree/Diploma in Counselling/Psychotherapy

·       Completed a minimum of 200 client hours and have a current  supervised caseload

·       Knowledge/Experience of the Person Centred Approach

·       Successful applicants’ course and supervision fees funded by ACCORD

 Training in Maynooth over eight weekends, September 2019 to June 2020

Application Criteria and Form: Closing Date 31st May 2019.


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.


Loreto Reunion. To all Loreto past pupils who attended any of the years between 1977 and 1982 including repeat years. I am organising a reunion on Sat 13th July 2019.  Please contact me ASAP if interested.  email: 


A 5km charity walk in aid of Pieta House, the suicide and self-harm crisis centre, will take place on the morning of Saturday 11th May in Cavan town, beginning at 4.15am at Cavan Institute, Cathedral Road, Cavan. Anyone wishing to attend the walk can register online at or we have a pop-up shop above Luna Bar, Cavan town (beside Easons), which will be open each Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm to 9pm, or on Saturday 4th May from 12noon to 4pm. 


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102