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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 and Tuesday 7.30pm

St Brigid’s Killygarry Sunday 9.30am Friday 7.30pm

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

Blessing of Graves 2023 Families are asked to prepare their plots for the forthcoming Blessing of Graves. Please bring your own holy water with you to bless the grave. A collection will be taken up at the Blessing to fund the upkeep of the cemeteries throughout the year. Those attending are asked to be as generous as they possibly can.

Killygarry – Sunday 2 July after 11am Mass NOTE CHANGE OF TIME Please note that the time of the Blessing of Graves in Killygarry has changed. Mass will be at 11am followed by the Blessing of Graves.

Car Parking for Killygarry Blessing of Graves, 2nd July

Parking will be available in Liberty Insurance Car Park for all, except the elderly, who may park in the church car park. All traffic from both directions should enter the Liberty car park from Hotel Kilmore side with pedestrian access to the cemetery via old Dublin Rd. Stewards will be there to assist. Urney – Saturday 5 August 7.30pm Butlersbridge – Sunday 6 August after 10.30am Mass

St Clare’s Chapel ADORATION

Eucharistic Adoration 11am to 7pm daily. 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.

Benediction this Sunday 2nd July at 7pm in St Clare’s Chapel.

Next Sunday’s Readings

1st Reading: Zec 9:9-10

2nd Reading: Rm 8:9, 11-13

Psalm 144

Gospel: Mt 11:25-30

CONFESSIONS in Cathedral Saturday 2.30pm – 3pm

Baptisms in our Parish Booking essential at

049 4331404. Please give 4 -6 weeks notice.

Recent Baptisms

We welcome into the Christian Community Emilie Nealis, Olivia Lynch, Ben McConnell

& all who were baptised recently

Butlersbridge Church Choir is seeking new members due to falling numbers. All are welcome. Anyone who is interested in joining please contact Carmel English on 086 8281295.

Christian Meditation every Thursday evening at 7pm in the Conference Room at the back of the Cathedral. Everyone welcome.

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 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)

Bookshop Opening Hours: 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.

Cavan Branch – Óglaigh Náisiúnta na hÉireann (ONE) the organisation of National Ex Service Personnel are holding their local annual Church Gate Collection for homeless ex service personnel this weekend, 24th & 25th June. Please support. Thank you in advance.

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.

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

Date for the Diary – Concert in SS Patrick & Felim Cathedral on 13th October featuring Celine Byrne, Soprano & Cavan Cathedral Choir.

FREE Training in Suicide Awareness and Prevention - Friday 7th July, 9.30 am – 1.00 pm Conaty Centre, Cullies, Cavan, H12 E5C7 safeTALK is an internationally recognised half-day training programme that supports participants to recognise and engage persons who might be having thoughts of suicide, and to connect them with community resources. The programme stresses safety while challenging taboos that inhibit open talk about suicide. To book a place log on to (ctrl & click): ttps:// or contact the HSE Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention, Cavan Monaghan: Email: , telephone 086 1717 563

PIONEER SUNDAY AT KNOCK SUNDAY 16th OF JULY 2023 National P.T.A.A. Pilgrimage to Knock. Non Pioneers welcome. Bus Fare €15.To book a seat with the Kilmore Diocesan Pioneer Group or for more information call Rosaleen on: 087-2450692

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

Killygarry Apostolic Society are seeking sponsorship for Mass Boxes and sacred vessels for use on the missions. Please contact Anne at 086 3162828 or Kathleen at 087 2474855.

St Peregrine Mass for the sick will take place at 7.30pm on Wednesday 5th July 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 FIRST FRIDAY VIGIL OF REPARATION in St. Clare's Adoration Chapel, Friday 7th July, 6pm to 10pm. You are invited to attend for even some of it.

Recent Deaths

We remember in our prayers OWEN GREENAN, Cootehill brother of Bridie Flynn, Crubany and all who died recently.

Mass Intentions for this week


Saturday 1st July 7.30pm

Joseph & Rose Higgins & sons, Gerard & Michael, Bridge St.

Margaret & Michael Dowd, Corhoogan

George McClarey [Month’s Mind]

Sunday 2nd 8.30am

People of the Parish

Sunday 2nd 10am

Brian Smith, River St.

Sunday 2nd 11.30am

James McCabe, Drumryan & Mary Donohoe, Ballyhaise

Catherine Lawlor, Billis

Rose & Jim Kelleher & Leon Acrich, Drumlark

Monday 3rd 10am

Ellie & Edward Gilroy; Mary, Michael & Helen Lyons;

Margaret Fingleton, Patrick Collins

Tuesday 4th 10am

Cathedral Donors

Wednesday 5th 10am

Gus Clail, Drumgola

Thursday 6th 10am

Willie & Josephine Connolly, Farnham Rd. & Cornelscourt, Dublin

Friday 7th 10am

Dottie & Bill Clambet, New York

Saturday 8th 10am

Private Intention

Saturday 8th 7.30pm

Michael Hill, Billis

Michael & Eileen Walsh, Rosculligan

Tommy Slowey, Drumalee

Sunday 9th 8.30am

Special Intention

Sarah Doonan & daughter Tina Miller, Fairview; Michael & Lovina Mannion &

deceased of family, Lakeview

Sunday 9th 10am

People of the Parish

Sunday 9th 11.30am

Special Intention Terry, Lily, Paddy, Brigid & Philip Sexton, Swellan Patrick & Rita O’Reilly, Moynehall Tom Walsh, Keadue

Sunday 2nd July 10.45am

Private Intention

Monday 3rd 7.30pm

Seamus, Hannah & Noel Fay, Owen Roe Tce

Tuesday 4th 7.30pm

John, Eileen, Brendan & Sharon Smith, Creighan

Sunday 9th 10.45am

Denis O’Keeffe, Harmony Heights; Ignatius Roache, Enniskillen


Sunday 2nd July 11am

For all deceased who are buried in St Brigid’s Cemetery, Killygarry

Friday 7th 7.30pm

Billy, Mary & Jim Downey

Sunday 9th 9.30am

Available for Intentions


Sunday 2nd July 10.30am

Pat & Eileen Flynn, Fr PJ Flynn & Luke Flynn, Butlersbridge

Wednesday 5th 7.30pm

Mass in honour of St Peregrine

Friday 7th 7.30pm

Private Intention

Sunday 9th 10.30am

Private Intention

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