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.
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.
Next Sunday’s Readings
1st Reading: 1 Kg 3:5,7-12
2nd Reading: Rm 8:28-30
Gospel: Mt 13:44-52
CONFESSIONS in Cathedral Saturday 2.30pm – 3pm
Baptisms in our Parish Booking essential at
049 4331404. Please give 4 -6 weeks notice.
We welcome into the Christian Community Ryan Huree, Grace DalyBrady & 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.
World Day for Grandparents
Sunday, July 23rd marks the third World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly. Bishop Denis Nulty will lead the ceremonies for the Annual Catholic Grandparents Association Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine with anointing of the sick at 2.30pm and Mass at 3pm followed by the procession.
Mini Night Vigil to Knock on Friday 4th August 2023. Bus leaving Cavan Cathedral at 5.30pm sharp, Ballinagh 5.45pm and Lynch’s, Killydoon 6pm. To book a place please phone 049 4337101.
You are invited! Archbishop Eamon Martin will celebrate Mass at Slane on 6 August as part of the Light the Fire rosary/healing service on World Youth Day. Sister Briege McKenna will lead the healing service while Eurovision's Dana will sing her new song for Saint Patrick which recalls how our patron saint lit the fire of faith on Slane in 433AD. All welcome 12:15-4:30pm. (Hill of Slane, County Meath C15 DV76). More info: email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 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. Tickets €45 available from Multisound, Main St., Cavan and from the Presbytery, Cavan.
English Classes and Social Activities for those whose First Language is NOT English and need help to improve English Speaking skills. The classes are free of charge. The classes will be held in Castlemanor Community Centre as follows: Thursdays 27th July, 3rd, 10th & 17th August. Classes 2pm – 4pm. Class will include a break and refreshments will be provided. The classes will culminate with a social get-together for all participants. If you wish to join this class, please contact: Martina or Anne on 049 - 4380725
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.
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
We remember in our prayers OONAGH WALSH nee O’Connor, Cahersiveen & late of Park Lane, Cavan SEAN SHERIDAN, Ballinagh & all who died recently.
Mass Intentions for this week
Saturday 22nd 7.30pm
Sunday 23rd 8.30am
People of the Parish
Sunday 23rd 10am
Martin, Una, Pat & John Finn, Galway
Sunday 23rd 11.30am
Tommy & Cathy Hueston & deceased of Hueston & Flynn families
Monday 24th 10am
Tuesday 25th 10am
Paul Coyle, Crubany
Wednesday 26th 10am
Thursday 27th 10am
Friday 28th 10am
Saturday 29th 10am
Margaret & Thomas McCabe, sons Sean & Joe, daughter in law Maureen & deceased family members
Saturday 29th 11am
Ecumenical Service for GAA
Saturday 29th 7.30pm
Tom & Margaret Crowe, daughters Kathleen & Margaret
Bridie & Andrew Boylan & deceased family members, St Brigid’s Tce.
Pat Ryan, Drumalee
Martin McDonagh, sons Pat & Martin McDonagh, nephew Martin McDonagh
Michael Sheridan, Drumalee
Sunday 30th 8.30am
Available for Intentions
Sunday 30th 10am
William Colgon, Rocklands [Month’s Mind]
Sunday 30th 11.30am
Tommy Walsh, Drumalee Maureen & Tom McMahon, Behey & deceased members of McMahon family Tommy Mc Kiernan, St Patrick’s Tce.
ST. Clare’s Chapel
Sunday 23rd 10.45am
Pat Mc Namara, Killycannon
Monday 24th 7.30pm
Tuesday 25th 7.30pm
Sunday 30th 10.45am
Sunday 23rd 9.30 am
Kathleen & John Fleming, Shankill
Friday 28th 7.30pm
Ray & Una Carr, Earlsvale Rd.
Sunday 30th 9.30am
People of the Parish
Sunday 23rd 10.30am
Tom Flynn, Cathedral Rd.
Wednesday 26th 7.30pm
Peter Keogh, Ballymacenroe
Friday 28th 7.30pm
Available for Intention
Sunday 30th 10.30am
Kevin Mc Phillips, Drumahurk, Butlersbridge