St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                               Mass Intentions.


Sat.     4th March. 7:30pm     Thomas and Rose Galligan and baby Thomas,   Denbawn.

Mon.  6th March. 7.15pm.  Patsy Donohoe, Ryefort.

Wed.  8th March. 8.00pm.     Margaret, Tommy, Ned & Ellie McCormack. Brigid & Fred Kelly Cornamahon.

Sat.   11th March. 7:30pm     Tommy & Kathleen Reilly.


Dates for your diary.

Confirmation.            11.00am.    11th March 2023.

First Communion.     11.00am.      6th May 2023.

             Cemetery Sunday   Crosskeys     30th July

                                                Drumavaddy.  6th August.


Reader for March.                    Evelyn Callaghan

Altar Society March.                  Connie Pickins, Caroline Ashfield, Olivia Martin.

Eucharistic minister 4th March. Teresa Callaghan..


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament  Drumavaddy Church. Wed. 6.00-9.00 pm.


Church Collection: 25th February Drumavaddy: €395


Age and Opportunity social evening Wednesday March 15th 2pm to 5pm


UNDERSTANDING THE GOSPEL OF ST. MATTHEW: a six- week bible study course taught by Bishop-Emeritus Leo O’Reilly - will run on Thursdays starting on Thursday 23 February 2023 from 7:30pm to 9:00pm. in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan H12 E5C7. The session scheduled for Thursday 16 March 2023 will take place on Wednesday 15 March 2023. 

A voluntary contribution to cover costs is invited. 


Breifne Historical Society host a lecture by Professor Micheal O'Siochru (TCD) in the Johnston Library Cavan on Thursday 9 March at 7 pm

'Contested legacies: the afterlife of Oliver Cromwell'. Free event, all welcome.


‘Pitch in for our Pitch’ Aughadreena N.S. parents association invite you to our ‘FASHION SHOW’, Thursday March 30th in the Lavey Inn. In aid of our Astro turf pitch development. Local talent on the catwalk. Amazing Spot prizes. Great night out promised. Fantastic gift for Mother’s day! 

Ticket sales: Roisin (087) 683 8382 Your support would be greatly appreciated.




St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                                     Mass Intentions.


Sun.       5th March.  11.00am.           Paddy Brady, Banaho.

Tues.     7th March.    9.30am.           Special Intention.

Thurs     9th March.    9.30am.          Lily Sexton.

Fri.      10th March.     7.30pm.          Private Intention.

Sun.     12th March.  11.00am.          Teresa Grehan, nee Conaty.


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


Church Collection: 26th February €623


Ministries for March.

Collectors.                  Michael Smith, Lishenry Lane, Barry Smith, Tullytrain.

Altar Society             Kathleen Reilly & Catherine Tierney

Eucharistic minister. Geraldine Smith


Crosserlough ICA host Ladies Night. Crosserlough Old School. Tuesday 7th March at 7.30pm. Guest speaker Fiona Colwell. Image consultant.

Everyone welcome.


Precious Life and other pro-life groups are holding a Rally for Life on Saturday 11 March 2023, at 2.00pm in the Custom House Square, Belfast.

Preceding the Rally, a special ‘Mass for Life’ will be celebrated in Saint Patrick’s Church, Donegall Street, at 12.30pm.

Everyone who supports a culture of life is asked to pray for the protection of unborn babies and make a special effort to attend the rally.

Applications for position of sacristan in Crosskeys Church are welcome. Please contact Fr. Donal for application forms.


Readers. There has been a custom that a member of the family, for whom an Anniversary Mass is offered, to read at the Mass. Please consider this.

On other occasions, it is proposed that a rota be established. If you would consider exercising this ministry, please contact Fr Donal. Mass leaflets are available one month in advance. Training or practice can be arranged, if required.


 Music/ Choir.

Anybody interested in re-establishment of music / choir are asked to contact Fr Donal to discuss same.


Fr. Donal Kilduff: 049 4336102

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