Newsletter 2nd Sunday of Advent 05/12/2021

Mass Intentions for this week

CATHEDRAL

Saturday 4th December 7.30pm

Mai Young, Billis

Sinead O’Reilly, Drumalee & Dundrum

Alva Donohoe, Farnham Rd [Month’s Mind]

Maisie & Martin Cleary, Martin Jnr & Ellie Cleary

Rose & Bernard Lynch, Drumcrave

Sunday 5th 8.30am

Anna & Brian Crowe, Kilnavara

William & Annie Meehan, St Phelim’s Place

James & Rose Carroll, College St.

Charlie Fagan & deceased family members, Barconey,

Ballyjamesduff


Sunday 5th 10am

Teresa Keaney, Donegal

Tommy & Anna Gilsenan & deceased of Gilsenan family, Lisreagh & Kathleen Gilsenan recently deceased in England

Enda Fitzgerald, Dublin

Eamon Mulcahy, Cherrymount


Sunday 5th 11.30am

Charlie Leddy, Carrickane

Jimmy Smith, St Phelim’s Place

Seamus & Mary Munnelly, Church St.

Jimmy Coyle, St Martin’s Est. [Month’s Mind]


Monday 6th 10am

Jim & Kathleen Leonard, Main St

Tuesday 7th 10am

Special intention


Wednesday 8th 10am [Holy Day]

Bill & Beezie O’Hanlon, Creighan


Wednesday 8th 1.05pm [Holy Day]

Frances McCusker


Thursday 9th 10am

Eddie & Margaret Brady, Urney, Ballinagh


Friday 10th 10am

Kathleen & Patrick Donohoe, College St


Saturday 11th 10am

Joe, Frank & Sheila Dunne & deceased family members, Araghan


Saturday 11th 7.30pm

Andy Murray

Anna Guider, Highfield Rd

Johnny Greenan, Killymooney Drive

Dominick Johnston, Tullacmongan

Francis Farrelly, Drumbo

Sunday 12th 8.30am

Paul Arackal


Sunday 12th 10am

Frank & Dympna McConnell, grandson Gary & Michael Rooney

Special intention

Jim Martin, Derrycramph


Sunday 12th 11.30am

Thomas & Josephine Sheridan, Elmbank Drive

Frank McDonagh (Month’s mind) & Anna McDonagh, Highfield Rd

William & Evelyn Finnegan, Cathedral Rd

John & Mary McBride & grandson Martin, Caughoo


St. Clare’s Chapel

Monday 6th Dec 7.30pm

Rita & Jim Fox, Ballyshannon

Denis O’Keeffe, Harmony Heights


Tuesday 7th 7.30pm [Vigil for Holy Day]

Ellie & Edward Gilroy, Pottle

Mary & Michael Lyons & daughters Helen & Margaret & Paddy Collins

Thursday 9th 8am

Terry Cusack


Kllygarry

Sunday 5th 9.30am

Peter & Sheila Smith, Ballinagh


Wednesday 8th Dec 7.30pm [Holy Day]

Available for intention


Friday 10th 7.30pm

Mary & Jimmy Mallon, Owen Roe Tce & The Arkins family, Kilcogy


Sunday 12th 9.30am

Ronan Galligan, Poles & Tom & Gretta Galligan, Pullamore

Frank &Kathy Coyle, Drumryan, Son Tom & deceased of family

Fiona Bergin, née Webber, & Roisin Webber, Corglass


BUTLERSBRIDGE

Sunday 5th 10.30am

Flor Huelar

Jimmy, Cissie & Margaret Murphy, Egramush, Butlersbridge


Wednesday 8th 7.30pm [Holy Day]

Phil & Sadie McGowan, Butlersbridge


Friday 10th 7.30pm

Bernard, Kate & Bridie Lee, Butlersbridge


Sunday 12th 10.30am

Norah Togher, Butlersbridge & London

Christopher Tuohy, Moate

AL ANON -Are you affected by someone else's drinking? Al-Anon family groups offer support for families and friends of alcoholics. Cavan Al-Anon group meeting is held every Wednesday night at 8pm on Zoom. Details on

http://www.al-anon-ireland.org/electronic-meetings

North West STOP

Offers a free counselling service with no waiting lists. Please phone or text 086 777 2009 to arrange.


Useful Telephone Numbers

AWARE (Support for anxious/depressed): 1800 80 48 48

PIETA (Mental Health) 1800 247 247

SAMARITANS (Someone to Talk to) 116 123

WOMEN’S AID (Domestic Abuse/Violence) 1800 341 900 MEN’S AID (Domestic Abuse/Violence) 01 5543811

We remember in our prayers

JOHN McDOWELL, TULLACMONGAN

MICHAEL LYONS, KILNAVARA

EVELYN KING, née O’Reilly, DRUMALEE

LOUIS QUINN, BALLINAMORE, (brother of Ann Sheridan, Billis)

CHRISTOPHER TUOHY, MOATE, (brother of Evelyn Brady)

MARY SMITH, née CROWE, Drung

JIMMY DONOHOE, Ballyhaise

& all who died recently.


Eucharistic Adoration St Clare’s Chapel

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: 1. Zephaniah 3:14-18

2nd Reading: Philippians 4:4-7

Psalm Is 12:2-6 Gospel: Luke 3:10-18.


CONFESSIONS in Cathedral Saturday 2.30pm - 3pm


Baptisms in our Parish

Booking essential at 049 4331404

Please give 4-6weeks notice.


For Sale in CATHEDRAL BOOKSHOP Catholic Diary 2022 Christmas Cards in Box Christmas Mass Bouquet Cards Church Art Calendar 2022 and other gifts Orders taken for Liturgical Calendar 2022 – names to be left with Seamus or Elizabeth in the Bookshop.


The Knights of St Columbanus in Cavan Area

The Knights of St Columbanus are a voluntary organisation of Catholic laymen and we are currently recruiting new members. Membership is drawn from all walks of life within our community. Further information on what we do and on what we are about is available on our website www.knightsofstcolumbanus.ie . If you require further information please call John at 0860275300 or Shay on 0872124604


November Remembrance Candles

Please collect your candles from the altar rails in the Cathedral this week.


The Knights of St Columbanus in Cavan Area

The Knights of St Columbanus are a voluntary organisation of Catholic laymen and we are currently recruiting new members. Membership is drawn from all walks of life within our community. Further information on what we do and on what we are about is available on our website www.knightsofstcolumbanus.ie . If you require further information please call John at 0860275300 or Shay on 0872124604


Small Coins Christmas Collection for Famine & Aids victims in Africa – 100% of funds collected go to Christian Charities such as Our Lady of Lourdes Mutomo Mission Hospital in Kenya which was established by the Irish Sisters of Mercy. We appeal to all school children to start collecting some of their small change. Please leave coins into Seamus Connolly in the Cathedral Bookshop around Christmas time. Your support is much appreciated. God will bless you for generosity. Further info from Michael Sheridan at 049 4361740.


St. Vincent de Paul Christmas Appeal

Local St. Vincent de Paul volunteers will be distributing envelopes to houses and businesses in the area soon. Envelopes can be dropped into the V de P box at the rear of the Cathedral. You can also pick up spare envelopes or direct debit forms there. Donations can also be made online at www.svp.ie/stpatrickscavan using the purple “Donate Now” icon. All donations will be used locally to help people who are struggling to make ends meet this Christmas - requests for help can be made using Freephone 1800 677 777. Your generosity to this appeal would be very much appreciated.


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 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


Christmas Essay Competition

Kilmore Youth Ministry is running a Christmas essay competition. First prize will be a family trip to Tayto Park. The essay title will again be “Why was the first Christmas so important”? This essay competition is only for 6th class students/Confirmation class. The essay should be no more than 500 words. The closing date will be Friday December 10th and the winner will be announced on Wednesday December 15th. Send entries to Francis Keaney, Conaty Centre, Cullies, Co Cavan H12 E5C7.