The Holy Family of Jesus and Mary 26/12/2021


Mass Intentions for this week

CATHEDRAL

Sunday 26th 10am

Special Intention

Johnny Mc Cormack, Highfield Rd

Thomas & Anna Flynn, Cathedral Rd.

Private Intention

Deceased members of Lee & Leonard families

Sunday 26th 11.30am

Mary Plunkett, Ballyjamesduff

Michael Lyons, Kilnavara [Month’s Mind]

Monday 27th 10am

Sarah & Michael Smith, St Phelim’s Plac

Tuesday 28th 10am

Paddy & Mary Tully, Coolboyogue

Wednesday 29th 10am

Michael Smith, Athboy & St Phelim’s Place

Thursday 30th 10am

Ted Gilcreest (Birthday Remembrance

Friday 31st 10am

Pat Kelly, Highfield Rd. & deceased of Kelly family

Saturday 1st Jan 11am

People of the Parish

Saturday 1st 7.30pm

Sean Boylan, Earlsvale Rd

Brigid & Philip Cassidy, Monaghan, Bridget & Tom Reidy,

Kerry, Norene Brown, Cork, Johnny Nolan, Kerry & Mary Zanella, Chicago

Mary, Patrick & Anthony Brady, Reaske & deceased family members

Sunday 2nd 8.30am

Available for Intentions

Sunday 2nd 10am

John Joe, Julia & Sean Smith

Sunday 2nd 11.30am

Jim & Teresa Keeney, sons Jim & Danny, Donegal; Connie

Harley & deceased of Harley family, Donegal & Scotland

Gintautas Puzas & Vincas Kaminskas

Mary, Frank, Liam & Michael Lyons, Drumlark & deceased members of Walsh family


St. Clare’s Chapel

NO MASS THIS WEEK

Killygarry

Sunday 26th December 9.30am

Peter & Benny Gaffney, Breandrum & Hugh Maguire, Drumelis

Sunday 2nd Jan 9.30am

Jim Downey, Billis


BUTLERSBRIDGE

Sunday 26th December 10.30am

Jack & Rose McGerty & deceased of Mc Gerty & Brogan

families, Butlersbridge

Sunday 2nd Jan 10.30am

Ruairi Dunne, Rock Cross & Veronica Dunne, Butlersbridge

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


DUES ENVELOPES for 2022

Could all those people who deliver envelopes to various areas of our parish please collect their box/boxes from the Presbytery over the next week. We would like to thank all those people who over the years have delivered envelopes for us.

This work is greatly appreciated. Fr Kevin Fay , on behalf of the Parish Team

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


Cavan Christmas Dash 5K - In aid of the Cavan Branch of The Alzheimer Society of Ireland. St.Stephen's Day, Sunday 26th December @ Market Square Cavan Town @ 12 noon. Register at www.cavanchristmasdash.ie Please maintain social distance and COVID guidelines


We remember in our prayers

ROBERT (ROGER) LOONAM, Drumconnick

BRIGID HEANEY (nee McCABE), Cherrymount & Gowna

MOLLY SMITH, Raheelagh, Stradone mother of Ann King, Poles

MOLLY SMITH, Lackenduff, Ballyjamesduff

& all who died recently.


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 would like to most sincerely thank all parishioners for their support during 2021. Demand for our services has risen steeply in the past year and your support has ensured we could meet that demand. We wish you and yours a healthy and peaceful Christmas and New Year. Our office will be closed until January 4th. Our counselling line will be available throughout the Christmas period by call or text to 086 777 2009.


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 Cuans 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


Cavan Famine & Aids Appeal – Church Gate Collection 8th & 9th January. Volunteers for church gate collection would be appreciated. Please phone 049 4361158 or text 086 2557643. 100% of the funds collected will go to finance three Christian charities in Nigeria, Kenya & Zambia for food, education, healthcare & medicines. We also have a GoFund Me campaign – https://gofund.me/ed14a73f or people can donate to our account at Bank of Ireland, Cavan – BIC Code BOFI IE 2D

IBAN No. IE 72 BOFI 9032 9344 7597 80


Eucharistic Adoration St Clare’s Chapel

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.

Christmas Eve - St Stephen's Day 11am - 2pm.

New Year’s Eve and New Years Day 11am -2pm.

Tuesday 28th December - No Adoration

Eucharistic Adoration will take place at the usual times 11am -7pm on all other days over Christmas. A special invitation is extended to everyone to visit Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament in St Clare's over the Christmas period.

Next Sunday’s Readings

1st Reading: Eccles 24:1-2,8-12

2nd Reading: Eph 1:3-6,15-18

Psalm 147

Gospel: Jn 1:1-18


CONFESSIONS in Cathedral Saturday 2.30pm -3pm


Baptisms in our Parish

Booking essential at 049 4331404

Please give 4-6weeks notice.

Recent Baptisms

We welcome into the Christian Community

Luan Galligan, John Smith, Cillian Reilly & all who were baptised recently


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


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 Cuans 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 MASS TIMES

Christmas Eve Dec 24th Vigil Mass at 9pm in Cathedral, Killygarry and Butlersbridge

Christmas Day Saturday Dec 25th

Cathedral – 8.30am, 10am, 11.30am

Killygarry – 9.30am

Butlersbridge – 10.30am


Sunday Dec 26th Cathedral – 10am, 11.30am; (Please note NO 8.30am Mass in Cathedral)

Killygarry – 9.30am

Butlersbridge – 10.30am

Christmas Greetings

The priests of the Parish thank you for your support and generosity throughout the year and wish all our parishioners and their families a happy, peaceful and holy Christmas and wonderful New Year. Fr Kevin Fay, Fr Martin Gilcreest, Fr Brian Mc Elhinney & Fr Thomas Small