Date for the Diary In support of Cathedral Restoration Fund Concert in Ss Patrick & Felim Cathedral, Cavan on FRIDAY 13th October at 8pm featuring Celine Byrne, Soprano, Cobhla Surlis & Cavan Cathedral Choir. Host: Mary Kennedy Tickets €45 each on sale at the Presbytery (049 4331404) and Multisound, Main St., Cavan
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 this Sunday 1st October in St Clare’s Chapel, 7pm
Next Sunday’s Readings
1st Reading: Is 25:6+-10
2nd Reading: Phil 4: 120-14, 19-20
Gospel: Mt 22:1-14
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 Freya Joziasse, Maddy Benson
& all who were baptised recently.
CHANGES in our parish Due to the reduction of the number of priests in our parish the following changes take place as from 1st November 2023. BAPTISMS: First weekend of month Cathedral Second weekend of month Killygarry Third weekend of month Butlersbridge CONFESSIONS:
1st, 2nd & 3rd weekend of month in the Cathedral from 2.30pm -3pm
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.
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.
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.
Mass cards are on sale in the Presbytery
THE FIRST FRIDAY VIGIL OF REPARATION in St. Clare's Adoration Chapel, Friday 6th October, 6pm to 10pm. You are invited to attend for even some of it.
St Peregrine Mass for the sick will take place at 7.30pm on Wednesday 4th October in St Aidan’s Church, Butlersbridge. St Peregrine is the patron saint of cancer patients. Anointing with St Peregrine oil will be offered at the Mass.
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.
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)
Kilmore Apostolic Society There will be a display for the month of October 2023 in Ballyjamesduff Museum.
KILLYGARRY APOSTOLIC SOCIETY are holding their annual display of works after 9.30am mass on Sunday 15th October in Killygarry Church. Your support would be appreciated.
The Missionary Sisters of St Peter Claver wish to thank you all for your generosity and kindness. €6078.26 was received from the collections in our parish last weekend.
Cavan Guild ICA will recommence meetings in Cavan Day Care Centre, Cathedral Rd. on Wednesday 13th September at 8pm. New members welcome.
Cavan Rugby Club Male Voice Choir is recruiting new members. Practice Thursday nights 7.30pm in Cavan Rugby Club. For further details contact Chairman John Joe Lennon 087 2251912 or any member.
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. Next Meeting Tuesday 3rd October 8pm
Cavan Town Mens Shed meet at rear of Cana House, Farnham St. Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10am – 1pm. New members always welcome.
We remember in our prayers
MARY FANNON, Elm Grove & Fairview ROSS MEALIFF, Clones & Hotel Kilmore PADRAIG (PAT) NEALON, Australia & late of Belturbet/Garrison uncle of Fr Martin Gilcreest
and all who have died recently.
HUGG, the national suicide bereavement charity will hold a free information event on Saturday 21st October in Hotel Kilmore, Cavan 1pm – 4pm. Spaces are limited so please register using this link: https://bit.ly/HUGGeventCavan The event will benefit anyone affected or bereaved by suicide, in a personal or professional capacity whether you have experienced a bereavement this year or earlier in your life. For additional information contact Marie McKeon at email@example.com or call 087 3516946
CUAN CAVAN CANCER SUPPORT From the Hothouse Flowers, Liam Ó Maonlaí & Peter O'Toole, Thursday 19th October @ 7.30pm in Townhall Cavan. Please support Cuan. Book tickets on 049 4380494 or www.townhallcavan.com
Fostering Awareness Week is being held by Tusla, Child and Family Agency, from the 16th to 20th October. If you or anyone you know would be interested in becoming a foster carer we would love to hear from you. An information coffee morning is being held on the 27th October in The Errigal Hotel, Cootehill from 10:30am to 12:30pm. Please feel free to join us, or you can phone 049-4369800, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Small Coins Collection for Famine & Aids victims in Africa: We appeal to all parents & school children to start collecting some of their small change. Coins can be left with Seamus Connolly in the Cathedral Bookshop around Christmas time. 100% of funds go to Holy Rosary Sisters, Capuchin mission in Zambia, Mutomom Mission Hospital in Kenya. Your support is much appreciated. You can also donate online IBAN IE86 BOFI 9027 6896 6147 00 or
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 email@example.com.
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 7th 7.30pm
Dayle Reilly, Carraig Beag, Drumalee [Month’s Mind]
Brenda Craig, Drumnavanagh
Dessie Donohoe, Derrycramph
Nicholas Johnston, Fairview
Sunday 8th 8.30am
Sunday 8th 10am
Sunday 8th 11.30am
Tony Looney & deceased of Weir family, Jubilee Tce.
Pearse Dunne, St Brigid’s Tce & Kyoto, Japan
Monday 9th 10am
Tuesday 10th 10am
Wednesday 11th 10am
Mary & Nancy Brady & Colm Browne
Thursday 12th 10am
Bill & Beezie O’Hanlon
Friday 13th 10am
Kathleen O’Keeffe, St Phelim’s Place
Saturday 14th 10am
Margaret O’Malley, Emmet Place
Saturday 14th 7.30pm
Patrick Conaty, Loreto Wood & deceased members of Conaty & Brady families.
Michael Cawley, O’Raghallaigh Park [Month’s Mind]
Mary Mc Nicholas, Creighan
Sunday 15th 8.30am
People of the Parish
Sunday 15th 10am
Ned, Lizzie & Michael Wall
Packie Cusack, Crubany; Peggy & Joe O’Rourke, Foxrock
Philip Lee, Keadue
Sunday 15th 11.30am
Mary Egan, Highfield Rd. Jimmy & Josie Cullen, Cathedral Rd. Jim Keeney & Connie Harley, Donegal Michael & Margaret Mc Donald, sons Maxi & Sean & daughter in law Mary
ST. Clare’s Chapel
Sunday 8th 10.45am
Paddy & Mona Kane, Drumelis & deceased family members
Monday 9th 7.30pm
Mary Jane Smith, Loughduff
Tuesday 10th 7.30pm
Brian Smith, Bruskey & Virginia
Sunday 15th 10.45am
Annie Brady, Tullacmongan
Sunday 8th 9.30 am
People of the Parish
Friday 13th 7.30pm
Tom Maguire, Alacken
Sunday 15th 9.30am
Peadar Conaty, Killygarry
Sunday 8th 10.30am
Martin & Kathleen Gibbons, Nahillah House, Cloverhill
Wednesday 11th 7.30pm
Margaret Tierney, Ballyhaise
Friday 13th 7.30pm
Available for Intention
Sunday 15th 10.30am
Marie Faherty (nee Brady), Dublin & Butlersbridge
Michael Lee, Butlersbridge [Month’s Mind]