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1 October 2023 TWENTY Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Date for the Diary In support of Cathedral Restoration Fund Concert in Ss Patrick & Felim Cathedral, Cavan on 13th October at 8pm featuring Celine Byrne, Soprano, Cobhla Surlis & Cavan Cathedral Choir. Host: Mary Kennedy Tickets €45 each on sale at the Presbytery (049 4331404) and Multisound, Main St., Cavan


Masses this week in our Parish

Cathedral Monday – Friday 10am

Saturday 10am & 7.30pm (vigil)

Sunday 8.30am, 10am, 11.30am

St. Clare’s Chapel Sunday 10.45am Monday & Tuesday 7.30pm

St Brigid’s Killygarry Sunday 9.30am Friday 7.30pm

St Aidan’s Butlersbridge Sunday 10.30am Wednesday & Friday 7.30pm


St Clare’s Chapel ADORATION

Eucharistic Adoration tales place every day in St Clare’s from 11am – 7pm.

New people are urgently required for the following times:

Tuesday 2pm - 3pm

Thursday 1pm – 2pm

Friday 1pm – 2pm

Saturday 3pm – 4pm

Please contact Liam at 087 2358440


Benediction this Sunday 1st October in St Clare’s Chapel, 7pm


Next Sunday’s Readings

1st Reading: Is 5: 1-7

2nd Reading: Phil 4: 6-9

Psalm 79

Gospel: Mt 21:33-43


Baptisms in our Parish Booking essential at 049 4331404. Please give 4 -6 weeks notice.


Recent Baptisms

We welcome into the Christian Community Bobby Jordan & all who were baptised recently.


CHANGES in our parish Due to the reduction of the number of priests in our parish the following changes take place as from 1st November 2023. BAPTISMS: First weekend of month Cathedral Second weekend of month Killygarry Third weekend of month Butlersbridge CONFESSIONS:

1st, 2nd & 3rd weekend of month in the Cathedral from 2.30pm -3pm


Lection DIVINA every Tuesday for half an hour in Conference Room (Cathedral) behind the altar after 10am Mass. Please come and bring a friend.


BOOKSHOP REVISED OPENING HOURS After 10am Mass on Friday mornings Before and after 7.30pm Mass on Saturdays. Before and after 10am & 11.30am Masses on Sundays. Call in and see the large range of Mass Cards, Religious Objects, Rosary Beads, Medals, Candles etc on sale.


Kilmore Apostolic Society There will be a display for the month of October 2023 in Ballyjamesduff museum with an official launch on Thursday 5th October 2023 at 7.30pm. All are welcome to attend. Any donations would be greatly appreciated.


Lection DIVINA on every Tuesday for half an hour in Conference Room (Cathedral) behind the altar after 10am Mass. Please come and bring a friend.


Mass cards are on sale in the Presbytery


THE FIRST FRIDAY VIGIL OF REPARATION in St. Clare's Adoration Chapel, Friday 6th October, 6pm to 10pm. You are invited to attend for even some of it.


St Peregrine Mass for the sick will take place at 7.30pm on Wednesday 4th October in St Aidan’s Church, Butlersbridge. St Peregrine is the patron saint of cancer patients. Anointing with St Peregrine oil will be offered at the Mass.


The Cathedral Choir has resumed practice every Monday evening at 7pm in the Cathedral. We are actively seeking new members. If you are interested in joining the choir please come along on Monday or approach Thomas, our Director, after 11.30am Mass on Sundays or any member of the choir.


Addiction 5 Step Support Service

Are you affected by the misuse of alcohol or other drugs by another individual? 5 Step Support can help you; it is a free, non-judgemental, one - one consultation service. Putting your needs and wellbeing first, helping you manage often stressful, difficult and emotional issues. If you would like further information, please contact 071 9150578 / 085 875 9319 or email sligoleitrim@alcoholforum.com You don’t have to be addicted to suffer from addiction!


Are you affected by someone else’s drinking? AL ANON meeting every Friday morning at St Patrick’s College, Cavan at 10.30am in Conaty Centre (Pastoral Centre)


HAIL HOLY QUEEN CONFERENCE 2023 IS LIVE ON RADIO MARIA IRELAND FROM 2PM ON SATURDAY 7TH OCTOBER. Speakers include FR. SEÁN MAGUIRE, FR. COLUM POWER, CATHERINE MCGOWAN, FR. FREDDY WARNER. Radio Maria Ireland can be listened to by downloading the Radio Maria Ireland APP, Saorview Channel 210 or listen live at (01)4373277


We welcome the Missionary Sisters of St Peter Claver this weekend. The Sisters will speak at all masses about their missionary work. A collection will be taken up at all masses to help the Sisters in their work. Your support will be greatly appreciated.


Cavan Camera Club will resume its new season of activities on Tuesday 3rd October 2023 in Backyard Centre, Moynehall at 7.30pm. New members welcome. cavancameraclub@gmail.com


Cavan Guild ICA will recommence meetings in Cavan Day Care Centre, Cathedral Rd. on Wednesday 13th September at 8pm. New members welcome.


Cavan Older People’s Council Annual Roadshow 2023. Open to all to attend. New Members always welcome. Cavan Older People's Council will be holding their Roadshow & AGM on Wednesday 4th October 2023 from 9.30 a.m. 2.00 p.m. in The Lavey Inn, Dublin Road, Cavan. Registration at 9.30am. There will be speakers on a variety of topics on the day and service providers will be in attendance. If you are interested in attending please register on 049 437 8654 or e-mail agefriendly@cavancoco.ie by the 28th September 2023. Refreshments will be served on the day.


Cavan Rugby Club Male Voice Choir is recruiting new members. Practice Thursday nights 7.30pm in Cavan Rugby Club. For further details contact Chairman John Joe Lennon 087 2251912 or any member.


Cavan Social Services in the Cavan Day Centre, Cathedral Rd. on Wednesdays: 10.30am-12noon Exercise & Line Dancing; 3pm – 5pm Knitting & Crochet; Thursday 8.30pm Whist. New members welcome. Next Meeting Tuesday 3rd October 8pm


Cavan Town Mens Shed meet at rear of Cana House, Farnham St. Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10am – 1pm. New members always welcome.


Recent Deaths

We remember in our prayers

LEO RONAN, Highfield Rd EITHNE MC KAY, late of Golf Links Rd & Enniscorthy MICHAEL LEE, Butlersbridge SUSAN JOSEPHINE MANNING (nee Brady), Boston/Ballyhaise sister of Imelda Brady, Main St. PETER ‘PADDY’ McCAUL, Ballina & Bridge St JIM M CANN, Drumherriff, Cavan & Finglas, brother of Joe, Creighan Drive

and all who have died recently.


The Cathedral Choir has resumed practice every Monday evening at 7pm in the Cathedral. We are actively seeking new members. If you are interested in joining the choir please come along on Monday or approach Thomas, our Director, after 11.30am Mass on Sundays or any member of the choir.


Strides for Life This is a walking programme for people recovering from cancer treatment. The programme aims to bring participants to a level of fitness where they can help reduce their risk of a recurrence and improve their health and quality of life. Recommended by the Irish Cancer Society, it is individualised for each participant’s fitness level with a personal schedule which gradually increases every week over the 12 weeks. The course will begin in Cavan in September. Organised by the Cuan cancer social and support centre, the course is free and is suitable for all levels of ability. A friend or family member is also welcome to take part. Tea/Coffee after each walk. Pre-registration is required. Text/phone 0876486076 or Email mcaleernuala@gmail.com.


The Forget me not Cafe takes place Wednesday 4th of October,11 am till 12.30pm. The Cafe is in Castlemanor Day Centre, Drumalee, Cavan. Come enjoy a cup of Tea or coffee, a light scone or two & great music. The Alzheimer Support group’s next meeting is Thursday 5th of October at 7.30pm. We meet in Breffni Integrated /CCLD 6 Corlurgan Business Park, Ballinagh Rd, Cavan H12D86.

For further information on any of the above notices contact Claire 0852562482 or Carole 0852669542


The Garden choir are meeting again next Sunday 1st of October 12.30pm till 1.30pm in Cavan Day Care Centre. John Sullivan Centre, Cathedral Rd. Cavan. This musical get together is ideal for anyone living with dementia, family & friends . Don’t miss it to join in the fun of music & crack everyone welcome. For further information contact Claire 0852562482 or Carole 0852669542.


We welcome the Missionary Sisters of St Peter Claver this weekend.The Sisters will speak at all masses about their missionary work.A collection will be taken up at all masses to help the Sisters in their work.Your support will be greatly appreciated


Numbers you may find useful to have

ALONE (Support for Elderly): 0818 222024

AWARE (Support for anxious/depressed): 1800 80 48 48

BODYWHYS (support for those affected by eating disorders) 01 2107906

CHILDLINE (Support for Children) 1800 666 666

MABS (money advice & budgeting service) 0818 07 2000

MEN’S AID (Domestic Abuse/Violence) 01 5543811

PIETA HOUSE (Mental Health) 1800 247 247

SAMARITANS (Someone to Talk to) 116 123

SOSAD phone line 24 hours a day – 049 4326339

TERMANN (Domestic Abuse): 085 8102433

WOMEN’S AID (Domestic Abuse/Violence) 1800 341 900


Mass Intentions for this week

CATHEDRAL

Saturday 30th 7.30pm

Michael & Sue Hill, Billis

Paddy & Catherine McDonagh, Athlone

Pat & Mary Gorman, Drumalee

Patsy & P Smith, Corravarry, Castletara

Sunday 1st Oct 8.30am

Special Intention

Sunday 1st Oct 10am

Mel Doherty, Gortnakesh [Month’s Mind]

Sean Mc Intyre, Cathedral Rd.

Monu George

Sunday 1st Oct 11.30am

Con Sexton, St Martin’s Est

Joe & Mary Finegan, Main St.

Ryan Neary, Willow Ridge

Monday 2nd 10am

Mary Bridget Smith

Tuesday 3rd 10am

Cathedral Donors

Wednesday 4th 10am

Martin Smith

Thursday 5th 10am

John O’Hara & deceased of O’Hara family, Ballinaglera

Friday 6th 10am

Peter Conaty, Drung

Saturday 7th 10am

Kathleen & Tommy Reilly, Ardlougher & daughter Maura

Saturday 7th 7.30pm

Dayle Reilly, Carraig Beag, Drumalee [Month’s Mind]

Brenda Craig, Drumnavanagh

Dessie Donohoe, Derrycramph

Nicholas Johnston, Fairview

Sunday 8th 8.30am

Special Intention

Sunday 8th 10am

Available for Intentions

Sunday 8th 11.30am

Tony Looney & deceased of Weir family, Jubilee Tce. Pearse Dunne, St Brigid’s Tce. & Kyoto, Japan

Sunday 1st Oct 10.45am

Special Intention

Monday 2nd 7.30pm

Dominick Carey, Dublin

Tuesday 3rd 7.30pm

Shane Mullin, Laragh Crescent

Sunday 8th 10.45am

Paddy & Mona Kane, Drumelis & deceased family members


KILLYGARRY

Sunday 1st Oct 9.30 am

P J Ruddy, Pullamore

Kathleen Smith, Crubany

Friday 6th 7.30pm

Margaret (Maggie) Cleary, St Martin’s Est. [Month’s Mind]

Sunday 8th 9.30am

People of the Parish


BUTLERSBRIDGE

Sunday 1st Oct 10.30am

People of the Parish

Wednesday 4th 7.30pm

Mass in honour of St Peregrine

Friday 6th 7.30pm

Special Intention

Sunday 8th 10.30am

Martin & Kathleen Gibbons, Nahillah House, Cloverhill

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