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4th Sunday of Advent 18 December 2022

Christmas Arrangements for Masses

Christmas Eve Masses at 9pm

in Butlersbridge, Cathedral and Killygarry

Christmas Day Masses as per Sunday

Cathedral: 8.30am, 10am, 11.30am

St. Clare’s Chapel 10.45am

St Brigid’s Killygarry 9.30am

St Aidan’s Butlersbridge 10.30am



St Clare’s Chapel ADORATION

CHRISTMAS ARRANGEMENTS

Eucharistic Adoration will take place in St Clare’s over Christmas and New Year as follows:

Monday 19th – Friday 23rd Dec. 11am – 5pm

Christmas Eve 11am – 2pm

Christmas Day 11am – 2pm

Monday 26th – Friday 30th 11am – 5pm

New Years Eve 11am – 2pm

New Years Day 11am – 2pm


A special invitation is extended to everyone to visit Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament over Christmas.



CONFESSIONS in Cathedral Saturdays 2.30pm -3pm


Christmas Confessions - Cathedral

Wednesday 21 December

10.30am - 11am; 1pm - 2pm; 5pm - 6.30pm

Saturday 24 December 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

Emma Kucharek

and all who were baptised recently


LECTIO DIVINA, a prayerful reading of the Sunday gospel has resumed each Tuesday after 10am Mass in the Cathedral. Come and give it a try for half an hour in the Conference room behind the altar.


Souvenir Calendar of the Cathedral 2023 on sale at the Presbytery & Cathedral Bookshop.



CATHEDRAL BOOKSHOP Souvenir Cathedral Calendar 2023 Catholic Diary 2023 Christmas Cards / Christmas Mass Bouquet Cards Church Art Calendar 2023 Christmas Candles & other gifts


Cathedral Fundraising

Last week we posted over 700 information packs about the Cathedral Renovations and ways parishioners can support it. We have had a number of meetings. Due to the busy time of year we are unable to have any more meetings in December. We will be holding two more meetings in January and all who received packs already are welcome to attend. If you wish to receive a pack they are available in the front porch today or call to the Presbytery, Monday – Friday 9.30am – 4.30pm


ENVELOPES 2023

Envelopes for 2023 will be ready for distribution from Monday 19th December 2022. We are asking distributors to call to the Presbytery from Monday onwards to collect the boxes. We also need new distributors to help in some areas. Please contact the Presbytery 049 4331404 if you can help us.


Monthly Collection If you would like to contribute towards the upkeep of the priests in our parish for 2022 and have not done so your contribution will be welcome at the weekend Masses or drop your contribution in a clearly marked envelope into the Presbytery. If you would like to contribute by standing order you can do so by setting up a payment with your bank to Monthly Collection a/c BIC: AIBK IE2D and IBAN: IE85 AIBK 9320 5158 3660 57 or online using this link https://www.kilmorediocese.ie/donate/ and select Urney & Annagelliff (Cavan). Please put your name as reference or contact us to let us know so that we can issue you with a receipt in January. All monies lodged to our account before the end of December only can be receipted for 2022. Late payments will be lodged and receipted with 2023 accounts. Thank you for your support and to all who have paid up to date.


Holly Wreaths

Killygarry Apostolic Society are selling holly wreaths after all Masses in the parish on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th December. All proceeds to local missionaries – your support would be appreciated. Thank you. Wreaths €13 each.


Monthly Collection If you would like to contribute towards the upkeep of the priests in our parish for 2022 and have not done so your contribution will be welcome at the weekend Masses or drop your contribution in a clearly marked envelope into the Presbytery. If you would like to contribute by standing order you can do so by setting up a payment with your bank to Monthly Collection a/c BIC: AIBK IE2D and IBAN: IE85 AIBK 9320 5158 3660 57 or online using this link https://www.kilmorediocese.ie/donate/ and select Urney & Annagelliff (Cavan). Please put your name as reference or contact us to let us know so that we can issue you with a receipt in January. All monies lodged to our account before the end of December only can be receipted for 2022. Late payments will be lodged and receipted with 2023 accounts. Thank you for your support and to all who have paid up to date.


St. Vincent de Paul Christmas Appeal Local St. Vincent de Paul volunteers are distributing envelopes to houses and businesses in the area at the moment. Envelopes can be dropped into the VdeP box at the entrance to the Cathedral. Donations can also be made online.


Cavan Icebreakers Christmas morning swim will take place at Annagh Lake, Butlersbridge at 11.30am


Pilgrimage to Medjugorje 24th - 31st May 2023. €745 if deposit is paid by 31st January. After that date the cost will be €795. Spiritual Director Fr Peter Okpetu. Accommodation beside church. Contact Margaret Blessington 086 3850861


AA Meetings in Pastoral Centre (beside Sleep Out)

Fri & Sat 8.30pm – 10pm Sun 12noon – 1.30pm


Cavan Town Men’s Shed new members welcome. Would suit retired men. Lear or teach new

skills. Mon, Wed & Fri 10am to 1pm in Cana House, off Farnham St., Cavan


Cuan Cancer Support Centre is a social support & wellness group for anyone who has had a cancer diagnosis & their family members. We offer a free & confidential counselling service to our service users & their families by appointment. Check out Cuan’s Website (www.cuancavancancer.ie) for more details on services or contact the centre Mon, Wed & Fri. 10am-1pm & 2-4pm. Ph:086 4556632 Email: cuan@cavan.ie


Legion of Mary meetings on Tuesdays at 8pm in St Clare’s Chapel until further notice



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


Holy Water is available in the Cathedral. Ask Maura, the Sacristan.


We remember in our prayers

GERALDINE McLOUGHLIN, Shankill Upr. / Swinford

BABY ANN CROWE KELLY, Ballyhaise

and all who died recently


Mass Intentions for this week

CATHEDRAL

Saturday 17th Dec 7.30pm

John Joe Reilly, Swellan

Maria Walsh, Wolfe Tone St

Joseph & Mary Gormley, Ballinamore

Frank & Dympna McConnell, grandson Gary &

Mickey Rooney

Sunday 18th 8.30am

Deceased of Galligan family, Farnham & Michael O’Neill, Farnham

Paily (Paul) Avackal & William Donohoe

John, Alice, Michael & Florence Meegan

Sunday 18th 10am

Roger Loonam, Drumconnick

Tom Ryan, Swellan Lr

Cathriona O’Brien, Cluain Aoibhinn, Swellan

Tom Kelly, Drumnavanagh

Sunday 18th 11.30am

Angela & Edward O’Reilly

Peggy, Bill & Patrick Allen, St. Phelim’s Pl & members of the O’Reilly family

Grace Ward, Cullies

Tommy Brides, Keadue

Monday 19th 10am

Michael & Mary Josephine Smyth, Cavan; Michael

Mary King, Galway

Tuesday 20th 10am

Joe Donohoe, Granard

Wednesday 21st 10am

Elizabeth Brown, Drumlark

Thursday 22nd 10am

Private Intention

Ann Maughan

Friday 23rd 10am

Private Intention

Saturday 24th 10am

Michael & Teresa Bravender, St Phelim’s Place

Saturday 24th 9pm (Vigil Mass)

People of the Parish

Sunday 25th 8.30am

People of the Parish

Sunday 25th 10am

People of the Parish

Sunday 25th 11.30am

People of the Parish


St. Clare’s Chapel

Sunday 18th 10.45am

Eddie & Margaret Brady, Urney, Ballinagh

Thomas & Josephine Sheridan, Elm Bank Drive

Mary Plunkett, Ballyjamesduff

Special Intention

Monday 19th 7.30pm

Mary & Jim Fay, College St.

Tuesday 20th 7.30pm

Philomena Donegan, College St.

Sunday 25th 10.45am

People of the Parish


Killygarry

Sunday 18th 9.30am

Deceased of Galligan family, Pullamore

Peter & Benny Gaffney, Breandrum & Hugh Maguire, Drumelis

Bridie Coulter, Moynehall

Friday 23rd 7.30pm

Jim Downey, Billis

Saturday 24th 9pm (Vigil Mass)

People of the Parish

Sunday 25th 9.30am

People of the Parish


BUTLERSBRIDGE

Sunday 18th 10.30am

Martin McGowan, Coleman Rd & Drumelis (Month’s mind]

Jack & Rose McGerty, Butlersbridge & deceased of McGerty & Brogan families

Deceased members of McBarron & Costello families

James, Mary, Brendan & Tony Mc Ardle, Plush, Cloverhill

Wednesday 21st 7.30pm

Eilish & Joseph Greenan, Billis

Friday 23rd 7.30pm

Betty & Benny Little, Drumalee

Saturday 24th 9pm (Vigil Mass)

People of the Parish

Sunday 25th 10.30am

People of the Parish

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