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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.

Urney – Saturday 5 August 7.30pm Butlersbridge – Sunday 6 August after 10.30am Mass

Blessing of Graves – KILLYGARRY Thank you to all who contributed to the Killygarry Cemetery collection last Sunday. The total collected amounted to €7223.28 which goes towards the maintenance and upkeep of the cemetery.

Lost and Found

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: Wis 12:13,16-19

2nd Reading: Rm 8:26-27

Psalm 85

Gospel: Mt 13:24-43

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 Sean Mc Govern, Patrick Flanagan Behan, Cadhla Brady & all who were baptised recently


National P.T.A.A. Pilgrimage to Knock. Non Pioneers welcome. Bus Fare €15.To book a seat with the Kilmore Diocesan Pioneer Group or for more information call Rosaleen on: 087-2450692

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 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: Tuesday 18th July & Thursdays 20th, 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

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 remember in our prayers BABY BODHY MC NAMARA, Glenlara JAMES (JIM) GLYNN, Kilburn, London father of Albert, Lisreagh NANCY CAHILL late of Corhoogan PEADAR DOOLEY, Killanny, Monagham brother of Margaret Brogan, Butlersbridge FR STEPHEN COONEY O Praem, Perth, Australia & late of Tierlahood , Stradone & all who died recently.

Mass Intentions for this week


Saturday 15th 7.30pm

Eddie & Rose Moore & deceased family members, St Brigid’s Tce.

Sean Brady, Tullacmongan

Ciara O’Hanlon, Castletara

Sean & Kevin Mc Dermott, New York & late of Lakeview

Sunday 16th 8.30am

No Intentions

Sunday 16th 10am

Gintas Puzas

Damian Mc Carthy, Kilduff, Belturbet

Sunday 16th 11.30am

Brian Murphy, Cavan

Jim & Paul Fitzpatrick, Rathcorrick; Paul Fitzpatrick, New


Jim & Kathleen Galligan, Curragho & deceased members

of Galligan family

Monday 17th 10am

Sue Hill, Billis

Tuesday 18th 10am

Jimmy Brennan & James Brennan, Carrickfern

Wednesday 19th 10am

Colm Ronaghan, Moynehall

Thursday 20th 10am

Philip & Kathleen Murray, College St.

Friday 21st 10am

Tommy, Rose & Anthony Smith, Crosskeys; deceased of Smith, Heery & Maguire families. Susan & Paddy Lynch, Barconey & deceased of Lynch & Fitzpatrick families.

Saturday 22nd 10am

Nicole Benn, The Gallops

Saturday 22nd 11.30am

Philip Murray, Finglas & Drumelis [Month’s Mind]

Saturday 22nd 7.30pm

Available for Intentions

Sunday 23rd 8.30am

People of the Parish

Sunday 23rd 10am

Available for Intentions

Sunday 23rd 11.30am

Tommy & Cathy Hueston & deceased of Hueston & Flynn families

ST. Clare’s Chapel

Sunday 16th 10.45am

People of the Parish

Monday 17th 7.30pm

Terence (Terry) Murray, John Paul Ave.

Tuesday 18th 7.30pm

Barney & Kathleen Lynch, Crubany

Wednesday 19th 7pm

Mary Fleming (nee Mc Cormack), Tullacmongan

Sunday 23rd 10.45am

Pat Mc Namara, Killycannon


Sunday 16th 9.30 am

Mary Claire & JP Burns & Fr Edward Burns

Friday 21st 7.30pm

Dympna & Jimmy Cusack, Shankill

Sunday 23rd 9.30am

Kathleen & John Fleming, Shankill

Special Intention


Sunday 16th 10.30am

Leo Cosgrove, Innishbeg, Butlersbridge & deceased family members

Con Smith, Butlersbridge

Wednesday 19th 7.30pm

Sue Hill, Billis

Friday 21st 7.30pm

Kathleen Hands, Kilconny, Belturbet

Sunday 23rd 10.30am

Tom Flynn, Cathedral Rd.

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