2 JANUARY 2022 SECOND SUNDAY OF CHRISTMAS


DUES ENVELOPES for 2022

Could all those people who deliver envelopes to various areas of our parish please collect their box/boxes from the Presbytery over the next week.

We would like to thank all those people who over the years have delivered envelopes for us.

This work is greatly appreciated.

Fr Kevin Fay

on behalf of the Parish Team


Farewell Fr Thomas.

Fr Thomas leaves us this weekend to take up duty in Shercock for four months. We welcome back Fr Peter to our parish.


Thank You for your help and support in 2021

All who helped in the Parish in any way. . . .

Jenny, our Parish Pastoral Assistant

The Ministers of the Eucharist

Our Readers at Mass

Altar Servers, both Junior & Senior

The Sacristans in our various churches

Conductors & Organists

Members of the Choirs & Cantors

Soloists at funeral masses

All those who help at Christmas & Easter liturgies

Members of the various Altar Societies

Arrangers of flowers

Ushers & Offertory Collectors

People who deliver envelopes

People who open envelopes

Child Safeguarding Personnel

Those who help with Parish Programmes

Members of the Baptism Team

All our Teachers in the schools

Members of Boards of Management

Members of the Finance Committee

Members of the Pastoral Council

All who visit the sick

Members of various organisations in the parish who give their time so generously


Cavan Famine & Aids Appeal – Church Gate Collection 8th & 9th January. Volunteers for church gate collection would be appreciated. Please phone 049 4361158 or text 086 2557643. 100% of the funds collected will go to finance three Christian charities in Nigeria, Kenya & Zambia for food, education, healthcare & medicines. We also have a GoFund Me campaign – https://gofund.me/ed14a73f or people can donate to our account at Bank of Ireland, Cavan BIC Code BOFI IE 2D

IBAN No. IE 72 BOFI 9032 9344 7597 80


Mass Intentions for this week

CATHEDRAL

Saturday 1st January 2021 7.30pm

Sean Boylan, Earlsvale Rd

Brigid & Philip Cassidy, Monaghan, Bridget & Tom Reidy,

Kerry, Norene Brown, Cork, Johnny Nolan, Kerry & Mary Zanella, Chicago

Mary, Patrick & Anthony Brady, Reaske & deceased family members

Sunday 2nd 8.30am

Thomas, Mary, Monica, James & Tommie Smith & Laurence Wickham

Sunday 2nd 10am

John Joe, Julia & Sean Smith

Eileen Rehill, Loonogs, Crosskeys

Sunday 2nd 11.30am

Jim & Teresa Keeney, sons Jim & Danny, Donegal; Connie

Harley & deceased of Harley family, Donegal & Scotland

Gintautas Puzas & Vincas Kaminskas

Mary, Frank, Liam & Michael Lyons, Drumlark & deceased members of Walsh family

Monday 3rd 10am

Mary & Walter Lambert, Gabrielle & Eamon Mc Govern,

Susan & Thomas McMahon

Tuesday 4th 10am

Jim & Mary Fay, College St

Wednesday 5th 10am

Rose Cadden & deceased family members

Thursday 6th 10am

Bill Meagher

Thursday 6th 1.05pm

Special Intention

Friday 7th 10am

Michael & Johnny O’Rourke, Jubilee Tce.

Saturday 8th 10am

Joe Mc Cabe & son Timothy, John Paul Ave.

Saturday 8th 7.30pm

Airmid O’Hanlon, Cathedral Rd. [Month’s Mind]

Annie McNulty Cullies

James & Annie McEntee & deceased of family, College St., William , Maureen & Terry Ambler

Billy McCabe, St Aidan’s Tce & deceased family members

Peggy (Margaret) Leddy, Lisdarn Heights

Sunday 9th8.30am

Tom Reilly, Highfield Rd.

Sunday 9th 10am

Mary Boylan, Drumhowra

Bridie & Paddy Sloan & Patricia Corbett

Sunday 9th 11.30am

Bridie Smith, Farnham St

Leo McDonald, Farnham St

Berna Maguire, Cullies [Month’s Mind] & daughter Jenny Maguire


St. Clare’s Chapel

Monday 3rd NO MASS

Tuesday 4th 7.30pm

Available for Intention

Wednesday 5th Vigil 7.30pm

Available for Intention

Thursday 6th NO MASS

Friday 7th 8pm

Pamela Walsh Regaskin, Tommy Kiernan, Killeshandra

Killygarry

Sunday 2nd January 9.30am

Jim Downey, Billis

Thursday 6th 7.30pm

Tom Brady, Killygarry, Peter & Mary Mc Cabe

Friday 7th 7.30pm

James Higgins, Drumalee

Saturday 8th 12noon

David Mackey, Drumoghra [Month’s Mind]

Sunday 9th 9.30am

Mattie & Susan Reilly, Poles & daughter Teresa Hayden

Bernard Galligan, Denbawn & London & Mary Halligan, Ballinagh & deceased family members & Larry Boylan


BUTLERSBRIDGE

Sunday 2nd January 10.30am

Ruairi Dunne, Rock Cross, Joe & Veronica Dunne, Butlersbridge

Wednesday 5th NO MASS

Thursday 6th 7.30pm

Christopher Conroy & deceased family members

Sunday 9th 10.30am

Brian Leddy, Tierlissen, Milltown


We remember in our prayers

MICHAEL HOULIHAN, Castlemanor

JEAN CAULFIELD, Elm Grove

JOHN SMITH, Legland, Crossdoney & all who died recently.


DUES ENVELOPES for 2022

Could all those people who deliver envelopes to various areas of our parish please collect their box/boxes from the Presbytery over the next week. We would like to thank all those people who over the years have delivered envelopes for us.

This work is greatly appreciated. Fr Kevin Fay , on behalf of the Parish Team

AL ANON -Are you affected by someone else's drinking? Al-Anon family groups offer support for families and friends of alcoholics. Cavan Al-Anon group meeting is held every Wednesday night at 8pm on Zoom. Details on

http://www.al-anon-ireland.org/electronic-meetings


North West STOP would like to most sincerely thank all parishioners for their support during 2021. Demand for our services has risen steeply in the past year and your support has ensured we could meet that demand. We wish you and yours a healthy and peaceful Christmas and New Year. Our office will be closed until January 4th. Our counselling line will be available throughout the Christmas period by call or text to 086 777 2009.


Cuan Cancer Support Centre is a social support & wellness group for anyone who has had a cancer diagnosis & their family members. We offer a free & confidential counselling service to our service users & their families by appointment. Check out Cuans Website (www.cuancavancancer.ie) for more details on services or contact the Centre Mon, Wed & Fri. 10am-1pm & 2-4pm. Ph:086 4556632 Email: cuan@cavan.ie


Cavan Famine & Aids Appeal – Church Gate Collection 8th & 9th January. Volunteers for church gate collection would be appreciated. Please phone 049 4361158 or text 086 2557643. 100% of the funds collected will go to finance three Christian charities in Nigeria, Kenya & Zambia for food, education, healthcare & medicines. We also have a GoFund Me campaign – https://gofund.me/ed14a73f or people can donate to our account at Bank of Ireland, Cavan – BIC Code BOFI IE 2D

IBAN No. IE 72 BOFI 9032 9344 7597 80


Eucharistic Adoration St Clare’s Chapel

New Years Day 11am -2pm and 11am -7pm on all other days

In order to facilitate social distancing, it will be held in the main part of the church until further notice. New members to undertake 1 hour of pray per week in the presence of the Blessed of the Sacrament are especially welcome. Contact Liam at 087 2358440 to arrange your hour.

Next Sunday’s Readings

1st Reading: Is 40: 1-5, 9-11

2nd Reading: Tt 2:11-14. 3:4-7

Psalm 103

Gospel: Lk 3:15-16, 21-22


CONFESSIONS in Cathedral Saturday 2.30pm -3pm


Baptisms in our Parish

Booking essential at 049 4331404

Please give 4-6weeks notice.

Recent Baptisms

We welcome into the Christian Community all who were baptised recently


Cuan Cancer Support Centre is a social support & wellness group for anyone who has had a cancer diagnosis & their family members. We offer a free & confidential counselling service to our service users & their families by appointment. Check out Cuans Website (www.cuancavancancer.ie) for more details on services or contact the centre Mon, Wed & Fri. 10am-1pm & 2-4pm. Ph:086 4556632 Email: cuan@cavan.ie


The priests of the Parish thank you for your support and generosity throughout the year and wish all our parishioners and their families a happy, peaceful, holy and wonderful New Year. Fr Kevin Fay, Fr Martin Gilcreest, Fr. Peter Okpetu Fr Brian Mc Elhinney & Fr Thomas Small