St. Matthew’s Church, Drumavaddy.


 Mass Times.                            Mass Intentions.


Sat.       8th  Jan.         7.30pm.                  Patsy and Mary Cooke, Ardvarney.

Mon.   10th Jan.          6.50pm.                  Rosary.

Wed. 12th. Jan.           6.00 – 9.00pm.       Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.

Sat.     15th  Jan.         7.30pm.                  Phil, Mary Teresa, Matt and Mary Anne Reilly, Creamfield.


Offertory Collection 1st Jan.    € 520


Altar Society.                 Mary & Eilish Gaffney.

Eucharistic Minister.     Catherine Corr.

Reader.                          Caoimhe Skinnader.


First Friday:

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


Messenger Money and weekly collections for 2021 now due.


Rosary Monday evening 6.50pm.



The Spiritual Accompaniment Ministry is a one-to-one confidential service inviting individuals to explore the meaning of their lives within a faith context.  It seeks to help participants meet God in the ordinary and everyday experiences of life. Anyone wishing to avail of the skills of a trained lay spiritual director to accompany them on their life journey is welcome to contact the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies Cavan on 049 4375004 and make an enquiry. A voluntary contribution would be welcomed, but is not essential.



Bishop Francis Duffy will be installed as Archbishop of Tuam in the Cathedral of the Assumption, Tuam, on Sunday next, 9 January 2022, during the celebration of Mass at 2.30pm. Bishop Duffy, who is a native of Templeport, was ordained a priest for the diocese of Kilmore in 1982 and from then until 2013 he served as a priest of the diocese before being ordained Bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnois on 6 October 2013. Because of the pandemic numbers attending the installation on this Sunday are greatly reduced. However, you may watch the ceremony on


St. Matthew’s Church, Crosskeys.

 Mass Times.                         Mass Intentions.


Sun         9th Jan.  11.00am.    Benny, Kathleen, Patrick, Josie & Mattie Reilly, Farragh.

Fri.       14th Jan. 7.30pm.                John & Madge Gaffney. Matthew Gaffney, and deceased Gaffney and Conlon family members.

Sun       16th Jan.  11.00am.    Philip, Susan and Philip Jnr. Finnegan.

                                                Peter, Brenda and Teresa Sorohan.


Eucharistic Minister. January.         Bridie Cunningham.


Please collect your collection boxes for 2022 from the church.


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in Crosskeys Church on each Tuesday from 10.00am. to 6.00pm.  


Crosskeys National School welcomes enrolments for Junior Infants and all other classes from January 6th 2022. Please contact the school by telephone on 049-4336704, any day from 10am-2pm

or email 


Part-time Caretaker: Anyone interested in part-time caretaking hours in Crosskeys National School, please contact the school before Friday 28th January on 0494336704 between 10am-2pm. Thank you. 


Accord Pre-Marriage Courses 2022 Pre-Marriage Courses for those planning to get married will be held in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre in Cavan (H12E5C7) on 19th February and 9th April 2022. These are five hour courses from 10am to 4pm. Book on-line at or for information ring Eileen on 049 4375004.


Pope Francis has always been a champion of intergenerational dialogue and in 2018 commissioned a book which shares the insights of older people from around the globe with young people today.  

Now Netflix has produced a new four-part documentary, Stories of a Generation, inspired by this beautifully-produced, heart-warming and wise book. It is set for Netflix global release on Christmas Day 2021.

 Watch the trailer here:


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Fr. Donal Kilduff:      049 4336102