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The Baptism of the Lord 8 January 2023

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 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: Is 49:3,5-6

2nd Reading: Cor 1:1-3

Psalm 39

Gospel: Jn 1:29-34

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 Justin Sivak, Killian Delaney,

Derek Crowe Kelly and all who were baptised recently

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

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.

Bank Tap Facility

A number of people requested that we install online facilities as they do not use cash any more. There are 3 “Tap” machines installed in the Cathedral: Front Porch One at each Candleabra

Kilmore Diocese Apostolic Draw Results December 2022

1st P McGovern, Cavan

2nd A Flanagan, Leitrim

3rd A Maguire, Fermanagh

4th P Reilly, Virginia


Envelopes for 2023 are being distributed in our parish. We are asking distributors to call to the Presbytery 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.

If you are not already registered with us and would like to receive envelopes to contribute to the upkeep of the priests and our churches please contact the Presbytery 049 4331404, Monday – Friday 9.30am – 4.30pm.

Leaving Cert. Students – Prayer Friends If you are a Leaving Cert student and would like a young person from our parish youth group to pray for you please contact Jenny at 049 4331404.

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 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.

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

SLEEP OUT CAVAN, based in the grounds of St Patrick’s College, is in need of clothing for the homeless and families in need. Please contact them at 085 7742027.

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

MARY COSGROVE, Innishbeg, Butlersbridge

ANN FOX, Drumgola Wood, NOEL ELLIOTT, Drumelis

BRIAN GAFFNEY, Latt and all who died recently.

Join us for a community screening of The Letter, a documentary film which builds on the teaching of Laudato Si’, Pope Francis’ encyclical on care for our common home. It explores how our spiritual values call us to take action on the planetary emergency. We are called to hear both the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor and on the 12th January, 2023 at 8pm, the Kilmore Care of Creation Team will host a screening of the film, The Letter in the Townhall, Cavan. Admission is free. Booking is essential.

Mass Intentions for this week


Saturday 7th 7.30pm

Philip & Bridget Cassidy, Tom & Bridget Reidy, Noreen Browne, Mary Zanella, Johnny Nolan, Eve O’Callaghan

Joe Mc Cabe & son Timothy, John Paul Ave.

Dominick & Rose Johnston & son John, Tullacmongan Sunday 8th 8.30am

Special Intention

Special Intention

Sunday 8th 10am

People of the Parish

Sunday 8th 11.30am

Niall Walsh, Golf Links Rd.

Mary Lyons & deceased family members, Drumlark & deceased of Lyons & Walsh families

Eileen Rehill, Loonogs, Crosskeys

Monday 9th 10am

Margaret & Michael Mannion, Lena & Reg Maherg, John & Michael Mannion Jnr

Tuesday 10th 10am

Margaret Harding

Wednesday 11th 10am

Thomas Gaffney Jnr & deceased members of Gaffney family

Thursday 12th 10am

Kathleen Wilson, Harmony Heights & formerly Upr Main St

Friday 13th 10am

Peter McCaffrey Jnr

Saturday 14th 10am

Patrick, Kathleen & Sarah Reilly, Killynebber

Saturday 14th 7.30pm

Peter & Terry Storey

James & Annie McEntee & deceased family members; William, Maureen & Terry Ambler

Peadar Clarke, Glenlara

Annie Mc Nulty, Cullies

Mary Geraldine McCabe, Killynebber

Sunday 15th 8.30am

Special Intention

Sunday 15th 10am

Peter & Mary Shannon, Butlersbridge

Leo Mc Donald, Farnham St.

Maura Keavney, Moynehall

William Mc Cabe, St Aidan’s Tce

Sunday 15th 11.30am

Eddie & Kitty Quinn & son Philip, Rosculligan

Cathal & Kathleen Flood, Billis

Philip & Brigid McDonald, Tower Hamlet

Mary Young, Drumcrave

St. Clare’s Chapel

Sunday 8th 10.45am

Sr Ursula, St Clare’s [Month’s Mind]

Monday 9th 7.30pm

John, Josie, Noel & Tina McGinnity, Cathedral Rd.

Tuesday 10th 7.30pm

Pamela Walsh, Regaskin

Friday 13th 7.30pm

Ted Kinsella, formerly of College St & Luton, London

Sunday 15th Jan 10.45am

People of the Parish


Sunday 8th 9.30am

Mattie & Susan Reilly, Poles & daughter Teresa Hayden

Friday 13th 7.30pm

Tom & Rose Coyle, Alacken & Tom Coyle, London

Sunday 15th 9.30am

Geraldine McLoughlin, Shankill [Month’s Mind]


Sunday 8th 10.30am

Brian Leddy, Tierlissen, Milltown

Fintan Tierney, Butlersbridge

Wednesday 11th 7.30pm

PJ & Mary E (Mai) Cosgrove & deceased family members, Butlersbridge

Friday 13th 7.30pm

James Martin Coyle, his father James Coyle, St Martin’s Est, his grandad James Coyle, Kilnavara, his nephew Baby Jamie Michael Coyle, Kells

Sunday 15th 10.30am

Bridie Smith, Farnham St

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