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20 AUGUST 2023 TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

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 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.


Next Sunday’s Readings

1st Reading: Is 22:19-23

2nd Reading: Rm 11:33-36

Psalm 137

Gospel: Mt 16:13-20



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 River Greaney, Fionn Horton & all who were baptised recently.


National Novena at Knock Shrine ends 22 August 2023

The National Novena to Our Lady of Knock offers you the opportunity to step away from everyday life and immerse yourself in prayer in the beautiful, peaceful grounds of Knock Shrine. Over the course of the nine-day Novena, we will hear from guest Homilists and Speakers during daily ceremonies at 3pm and 8pm at Knock Basilica. Our theme for this year is ‘Caring for Creation’. Family Day will take place on Sunday 20th August from 11am-3pm and all are welcome. Find out more and view the full programme at www.knockshrine.i

CATHEDRAL ALTAR SOCIETY Would you be willing to give one hour per week for two months of the year? We are looking for new members to join the Altar Society in the Cathedral. We are very grateful to all the ladies who have helped over the years and to all who are still involved. You are invited to come to a meeting on Tuesday 29th August at 7.30pm in the Conference Room in the Cathedral.


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 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)


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


Cavan Calling homecoming festival will take place in Castlemanor Community Centre on Monday 21st August at 6pm. If you wish to be part of this event please book your place by calling Catherine on 087 9974943 by Monday 14th August at the latest.


Cavan Institute is holding an “Open Day” on Friday 1st September from 9am to 4pm. So, if you are taking a gap year, undecided on which career path you wish to take, deferring your education to upskill or retrain, why not drop in and discuss your options.


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 DiaryIn aid of Cathedral Restoration Fund there will be a Concert in SS Patrick & Felim Cathedral on 13th October 2023 featuring Celine Byrne, Soprano & Cavan Cathedral Choir. Tickets €45 available to purchase from Multisound, Main St., Cavan and from the Presbytery, Cavan.


FR. ANTHONY FAGAN’S RETIREMENT MASS Fr. Anthony Fagan is retiring from active ministry in Knockbride Parish at the end of August. A special Thanksgiving Mass will be celebrated in West Knockbride (Tunnyduff) on Thursday 24th August at 7pm. The Mass will be followed by refreshments in Tunnyduff Hall. All are welcome to attend.


National Novena at Knock Shrine ends 22nd August 2023

The National Novena to Our Lady of Knock offers you the opportunity to step away from everyday life and immerse yourself in prayer in the beautiful, peaceful grounds of Knock Shrine. Over the course of the nine-day Novena, we will hear from guest Homilists and Speakers during daily ceremonies at 3pm and 8pm at Knock Basilica. Our theme for this year is ‘Caring for Creation’. Family Day will take place on Sunday 20th August from 11am-3pm and all are welcome. Find out more and view the full programme at www.knockshrine.ie


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.


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 There will be no Support Group this month (August) but will resume again in September. For further information on our Cafe or Support Group contact Carole 0852669542, or Claire 0852562482.


Tractor Run – Modern & Vintage & 5K Fun walk on Sunday 20th August in aid of Church of Ireland Restoration Fund. Starting at Cavan Equestrian Centre at 2pm. Registration from 12noon. Refreshments and Raffle afterwards. Everyone welcome. Please support.


Recent Deaths

We remember in our prayers

CRISTIAN DA SILVA, Highfield Rd. KEVIN REILLY, Corranure (SUZANNA) MARIA TIERNAN, Cornabaste, Tullyvin mother of Gemma O’Keeffe, Billis NICOLE GILLICK, Coalisland granddaughter of Jack & Rose Gillick ANN GOVIER (nee Smith) Glassdrummond, Poles & Lincolnshire, sister of Sue, Patricia & Brian

and all who died recently.


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 19th 7.30pm

Liam & Margaret Cooke, Loreto Wood

Colm Crowe, Breandrum

Kathleen McCabe, Killynebber

Margaret & Phil Gaffney, Main St.

Edward Ryan, John Paul Ave.

Sunday 20th 8.30am

People of the Parish

Sunday 20th 10am

Special Intention

Special Intention

Sunday 20th 11.30am

Mae O’Donnell, St Brigid’s Tce

Gabrielle Condon, Cathedral Rd.

Felim Kelly, Drumglen, Swellan

Bridie Grealish (nee Leddy), New York & formally Crimlin, Cavan [Month’s Mind]

Monday 21st 10am

Aleeya McDonagh, Cavan

Tuesday 22nd 10am

Michael, Rose & Sean Connolly late of Tullacmongan & St. Brigid’s

Wednesday 23rd 10am

Suzanna Cosgrove, Loughview

Thursday 24th 10am

Maggie & Jimmy McGovern, Corlough

Friday 25th 10am

Jimmy Smith, Ardkeen

Saturday 26th 10am

Annie & Michael Young, Carrickane & daughter Bernadette

Saturday 26th 7.30pm

Private Intention

Bernard & Rose Lynch, Drumcrave & deceased members of Lynch & Sheridan families

Joe Pryce, Owen Roe Tce., Marie Smith & deceased of Pryce & Gaffney families

Tom Johnston, Tullacmongan

Joan Mc Carville, Wolfe Tone St.

Sunday 27th 8.30am

Special Intention

Sunday 27th 10am

James & Eileen Smith, Kilnavara, daughter Mary Moore, Liverpool & sons Terence & John Smith, England

Margaret Galvin, London & Kerry; Jim King, London & Killeshandra

Veronica Byrne, Drumnavanagh

Sunday 27th 11.30am

Edward Powell, Annaglough [Month’s Mind] Dolores Mc Donald, Farnham St. Martin, Joseph & Jimmy Smith, Aughnaskerry Drive Fiona Bergin (nee Webber), Abbeyleix & formally Corglass

Una Ronan, Highfield Rd.


ST. CLARE'S CHAPEL

Sunday 20th 10.45am

Brendan Lonergan, Ardkeen

William & Ellen Cawley, daughter Pauline & great grandchild, Doireann O’Brien

Monday 21st 7.30pm

Eileen & Francie Murray, John Paul Ave.

Tuesday 22nd 7.30pm

Deceased of Burns & Keniry families

Sunday 27th 10.45am

Lily Lynch, Dundalk

William & Brigid Scott, Moynehall


KILLYGARRY

Sunday 20th 9.30 am

John & Kevin Smith, Stragelliffe

Deceased of Galligan family, Mary Halligan, Ballinagh & Larry Boylan

Friday 25th 7.30pm

Michael Gumley, Shankill [Month’s Mind]

Sunday 27th 9.30am

Sean Headd & deceased of Clarke family, Alacken


BUTLERSBRIDGE

Sunday 20th 10.30am

Deceased members of Brady family, Drumsilla

Rosetta McDonald, Derrygoss

Wednesday 23rd 7.30pm

PJ & Mary E (Mai) Cosgrove & deceased family members, Butlersbridge

Friday 25th 7.30pm

Patrick Joseph & Kathleen O’Reilly, Derrylena

Sunday 27th 10.30am

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