St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.



Mass Times.                     Mass Intentions.



Sat     7th Mar.  7.30pm.        Tommy Reilly, Ardlougher

Mon.  9th  Mar. 7.15pm        

Wed.  11th  Mar. 8.00pm.      Martin Donohoe. Pat and Mary Donohoe.     

Sat.   14th  Mar. 7.30pm.       Matt, MaryTeresa, Phil and Mary Anne Reilly, Creamfield.

                                               Mary and Terry Kearns, Aughadreena.


Dates for your diary.


First Confessions.                  11.30am.     11th March 2020

Confirmation enrolment.                  11.00pm.    15th March 2020

First Communion enrolment.           11.00am.     22nd March 2020

Confirmation.                                      3.00pm.     26th April 2020.

First Communion.                 11.00am.       9th May 2020.


Blessing of the graves.           Crosskeys    19th July 2020.

Drumavaddy 2nd August 2020


Church Collection: 1st March.

Crosskeys:      €686

Drumavaddy:            €400


Cuan Cavan Cancer Support Centre: The Cuan Cavan Cancer Support Centre is now open; Mon, Wed & Fri, 10-1pm and 2-4pm at Keadue, Cavan  (near the Cathedral) This service is available to all Cancer patients and their family members, where they can avail of our free confidential service (by appointment) and free complementary therapies (also by appointment). For further information please see our Facebook page Cuan Cancer Social Support Group or phone 086-4556632.

Breifne Historical Society Tim Fanning author of the Salamanca Diaries: Father McCabe and the Spanish Civil War will speak about Fr Alex McCabe a native of Drumkilly, and his diaries which provide a unique insight into life in Spain before, during and after the Civil War. in Drumkilly Hall, Kilnaleck, Co Cavan (A82 FX34) on Wednesday 11th March at 8p.m.All welcome.

Do you want to re-train to re-enter the workforce?  Are you out of work due to illness, disability or a personal setback?  ICT Skills is designed to support people to re-train and re-enter the workforce.  Participants may qualify for a training allowance (depending on eligibility criteria).  Benefits include work placement, training plan, personalised support and QQI certification.  Contact Mary - 049 4377038 for more info.




St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.



Mass Times.                  Mass Intentions.


Sun.       8th Mar   11.00am                Philip Finnegan, Months  Mind.

Tues.    10th Mar.   9.30am   

Thurs   12th Mar     9.30am              

Fri.       13th Mar.    No Mass.           

Sun.      15th Mar   11.00am               Rose and Andy McBreen, Kilnacor.


Your prayers are requested for recently deceased:

Hugh O’Reilly and Rose Kelly (Brother and sister of AnnaMai Brady)

Peter McCormack, late of Pullakeel.


Volunteers/helpers are needed for Crosskeys Altar Society.

Please contact Elaine McDonald or Mai Ferguson for more details, or leave your name on the sheet at the back of the church.


COVID-19 Guidance for Religious Services.

HSE has issued guidance in relation to Religious Services, which indlcudes:

·         Holy Water Fonts should not be used.

·         Holy Communion should be administered into the hands only.

·         Sharing of the chalice should be avoided.

PLEASE NOTE. Cavan Motor Club will hold their annual states rally on 24th May 2020. Due to road closures locally,  Mass in Crosskeys will be at 9.00 am, instead of the usual 11.00am.


Pilgrimage Fundraiser. Fifteen Transition Year Students from St Clare’s College, Ballyjamesduff have been chosen to represent the Kilmore Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes this year. Two of the students are Aoibhe Conaty and Emma Brady from Denn parish. As part of their fundraiser they are climbing “the stairway to Heaven” Cuilcagh Climb. Your support would be greatly appreciated.


Crosskeys N.S. Parents of children in the parish who wish to enrol in Junior Infants for September 2020 are asked to please collect an application form from the school and then return it immediately.


Denn GFC Blotto Monday 5th March 2020. Winning Number's  5, 7, 17, 9. No Jackpot winner

€25 winners: Robbie West, Noel Reilly, Mattie McGivney, Eamon and Elsie Gaffney, Mary Kiernan.

Next draw will take place in Carraig Springs on Mon. 9th March. Jackpot €4650.


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102