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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.

Cullies – Sunday 25 June 1pm 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

A substantial sum of money was found in the car park at St Brigid’s Church in Killygarry. Please contact Fr Kevin Fay at the Presbytery at 049 4331404.

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: 2 Kg 4:8-11

2nd Reading: Rm 6:3-4,8-11

Psalm 88

Gospel: Mt 10:37-42

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 Lily Scanlon, Ariana Ciocoi,

Sadie Smith, Coby O’Connell & all who were baptised recently

RALLY FOR LIFE – JULY 1st DUBLIN. 12 noon - Mass for Life in St. Saviour's Church, Dominick St. Dublin 1. Rally for life at 1.30pm from Parnell Square. Book bus by calling Donoghues on 087 265 4787 or Monica Tuite on 086 828 1727.

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 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.

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.

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

Rally for Life on 1st July at 1pm at Parnell Square, Dublin 1. For more information visit or call 01 8730465

Samaritans Church Gate Collection this weekend, 10th & 11th June. Please support.

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

FREE Training in Suicide Awareness and Prevention - Friday 7th July, 9.30 am – 1.00 pm in Conaty Centre, Cullies, Cavan, H12 E5C7 To book a place log on to (ctrl & click): or contact the HSE Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention, Cavan Monaghan: Email: or telephone 086 1717 563

Recent Deaths

We pray for

CARMEL COLGON, Rocklands BRIDIE GREALISH (nee Leddy), late of Crimlin, Cavan, died in Yonkers, New York

and all who died recently.

Mass Intentions for this week


Saturday 24th 7.30pm

Roseann, Patrick & Terry Lee & deceased family members, Corlurgan

Eugene & Alice Flood & deceased family members; Eilish O’Connell

Pat McKeown [Month’s Mind]

Jan Maciejec

Sunday 25th 8.30am

Margaret Quinn, Rosculligan & grandchildren

Sr Ellen Wallace & Sr Patricia Dempsey

Jean Corr, Lisdarn

Sunday 25th 10am

For all deceased who are buried in Cullies Cemetery

Sunday 25th 11.30am

Maureen Kelly, Keadue

Sheila & Tony Pryce, Owen Roe Tce & deceased of Pryce & Smith families

Pat Barry, Keadue Lane

Maura Leddy, Wolfe Tone St.

Monday 26th 10am

Thomas, Elizabeth, Josephine, Patrick Brown, Drumlark

Tuesday 27th 10am

Frankie Phillips

Wednesday 28th 10am

Paddy Mongan, Cavan & London

Thursday 29th 10am

Tom Wilson, Harmony Heights & formerly Main St.

Friday 30th 10am

Jonathan Paul Mongan

Saturday 1st July 10am

Special Intention

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

ST. Clare’s Chapel

Sunday 25th 10.45am

John & Brigid Mc Gowan, Drumelis & deceased family members

Carmel & Rory Sharkey, Drumalee

Monday 26th 7.30pm

Patrick & Susan Connolly & deceased family members, St Brigid’s Tce.

Tuesday 27th 7.30pm

Kathleen McMahon, Drumcrave

Sunday 2nd July 10.45am

Private Intention


Sunday 25th 9.30am

People of the Parish

Friday 30th 7.30pm

Gerard Reilly, Poles

Sunday 2nd July 11am

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


Sunday 25th 10.30am

Roisin Mc Gowan, Billis

Wednesday 28th 7.30pm

Private Intention

Friday 30th 7.30pm

Ann Brigid Fox, Cavan

Sunday 2nd July 10.30am

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

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