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

Next Sunday’s Readings

1st Reading: Ez 18:25-28

2nd Reading: Phil 2:1-11

Psalm 24

Gospel: Mt 21:28-32

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

Ríona Boylan, Mallaidh Brady, Maria Bertasiute, Cillian Kelly & all who were baptised recently.

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.

Mass cards are on sale in the Presbytery

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.

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 & Cavan Cathedral Choir. Host: Mary Kennedy. Tickets €45 each are now on sale at the Presbytery (049 4331404) and Multisound, Main St., Cavan

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

Blood Donation Clinic in Hotel Kilmore Monday 25th - Thursday 28th Sept 2023, 4pm – 8pm daily. Quote your Donor ID. Please DO NOT ATTEND clinic if unwell. Please call 1800 222 111 from 9am-5pm to make an appointment.

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.

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 by the 28th September 2023. Refreshments will be served on the day.

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.

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.

Recent Deaths

We remember in our prayers MICHAEL CAWLEY, O’Raghallaigh Park

and all who 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

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.

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


Saturday 23rd 7.30pm

Michael Joseph Barry, Lavey

Margaret Boylan & son Patrick & deceased members of Boylan family, St Brigid’s Tce.

Mike, Patsy & Steven McGrath, Drumalee Cross

Patrick O’Reilly, Golf Links Rd.

Sunday 24th 8.30am

Special Intention

Johnny Burns, Jubilee Tce. & Leeds, who died recently

Kathleen & Gerry Hyland, Ballinagh

Sunday 24th 10am

Martin Smith, St Phelim’s Place

Lila & Jammal Lally, Carraig Beag, Lisdarn

Margaret & Frank King

Sunday 24th 11.30am

Nicole Gillick, Corranure & Dungannon [Month’s Mind]

Jimmy & Molly Gumley, sons James, Thomas & Francis, daughter Lucy Mae & grandson Oliver Gumley

Patrick Reilly, Carrigan, Anna May Reilly, Carrigan & College St., & all deceased relatives

Kathleen & Hugh Smith, Tullacmongan

Monday 25th 10am

Private Intentions

Tuesday 26th 10am

Mary Clarke, Tullacmongan

Wednesday 27th 10am

Private Intentions

Thursday 28th 10am

Paddy Mongan

Friday 29th 10am

Patrick, Stella & Frank Connolly, Ballinagh

Saturday 30th 10am

Michael O’Reilly, Meadow Park

Saturday 30th 7.30pm

Paddy & Catherine McDonagh, Athlone

Pat & Mary Gorman, Drumalee

Patsy & P Smith, Corravarry, Castletara

Sunday 1st Oct 8.30am

Available for Intentions

Sunday 1st Oct 10am

Mel Doherty, Gortnakesh [Month’s Mind]

Sean Mc Intyre, Cathedral Rd.

Sunday 1st Oct 11.30am

Con Sexton, St Martin’s Est. Joe & Mary Finegan, Main St. Ryan Neary, Willow Ridge


Sunday 24th 10.45am

People of the Parish

Monday 25th 7.30pm

Susan Lee, Elm Grove

Tuesday 26th 7.30pm

Patrick & Margaret Reilly

Sunday 1st Oct 10.45am

Special Intention


Sunday 24th 9.30 am

Brenda Carolan, Rathcorrick

Kevin Reilly, Corranure [Month’s Mind]

William Bravender, St Brigid’s Tce.

Jimmy & Dympna Cusack, Shankill Upr.

Friday 29th 7.30pm

Deceased members of Brady family, Virginia & Farrelly family, Lisgrey

Sunday 1st Oct 9.30am

P J Ruddy, Pullamore

Kathleen Smith, Crubany


Sunday 24th 10.30am

Joseph Neary, Creighan

Wednesday 27th 7.30pm

Available for Intention

Friday 29th 7.30pm

Available for Intention

Sunday 1st Oct 10.30am

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