St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


Mass Times.                      Mass Intentions.


Sat.      8th Aug.     7.30pm.    Anne Smith (nee McConnell)

Mon.  10th Aug.       7.30pm.

Wed.  12th Aug.       8.00pm.

Fri.      14th Aug.      8.30pm. Vigil of The Feast of The Assumption of the B.V.M.

Sat.    15th July.     7.30pm.   


Rosary Monday evening 6.50pm


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Wednesday 6.00-9.00pm.


Offertory Collection 1st/2nd August.   Drumavaddy. €320.

                                                           Crosskeys.      €370



St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.


Mass Times.                        Mass Intentions.


Sun.      9th Aug.        11.00am. Charles Hyland, Banaho.    

Tues.   11th Aug.          9.30am.         

Thurs  13th Aug.         9.30am.                      

Fri.      14th Aug.          7.30pm.    Phonsie Tierney & Francie McCabe and deceased Tierney and McCabe family members

Sat.      15th Aug.         11.00am.   The Feast of The Assumption of the B.V.M.

Sun.    16th Aug.        11.00am. Sean Maguire 10th Anniversary

                                                      Michael & Kate Maguire


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Tuesday 10am – 6.00pm.





In view of restrictions to numbers that may attend Masses, only one intention will be accepted for Masses celebrated in Drumavaddy and Crosskeys.

It would be appreciated if all family intentions were included on one date, rather than on various dates throughout the year, to facilitate everyone.


Dates for your diary.


Confirmation.                  3.00pm.    5th September 2020.

First Communion.           17th October 2020.

Blessing of the graves.    Cancelled for 2020.


Due to the recent resignation of Oliver Ferguson, who has provided great service to the parish for so many years, the position of Sacristan in St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys will be advertised in due course.


The Irish Hospice Foundation Bereavement Support Line, a national freephone service 1800 80 70 77, is available from 10am to 1pm, Monday to Friday. To offer comfort and support to anyone who has been impacted by bereavement during COVID-19, or is finding it more difficult to cope with a pre-Covid bereavement at this time?


ALONE manage a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line is open seven days a week, 8am - 8pm, by calling 0818 222 024.

Lough Derg Lakeshore and Ancient Pilgrim Path reopens for visitors. Walk & Pray the Ancient Pilgrim Path with the Prior on Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th July. Guided Contemplative Walk begins at noon. Approx. 4hr, 12k moderate loop. Booking essential, full details or email


Email:         Website:

Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102