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Weekly Newsletter 1st Sunday of Advent 28 Nov 2021

Mass Intentions for this week


Saturday 27th November 7.30pm

Patrick Reilly, Carrigan, Anna May Reilly, Carrigan &

College St. & deceased family members

Patrick & Elizabeth Johnston, Frank & Betty, Nora & Mick & deceased family members

John & Jim Brady, Tullacmongan

Sunday 28th 8.30am

Patricia Carragher, Castlemanor Village

Edward Murphy, Loch Sheelin

November List of the Dead

Sunday 28th 10am

Mary Kelly, Stragelliffe

Special Intention

Special Intention

Michael & Rosetta Brady, Middletown, Loughduff

Sunday 28th 11.30am

Deceased members of Sheridan family, Sandy Row, Farnham

Thomas Connolly Jnr., Drumelis

Conor Farrell, Ardee

Brendan Donoghue, Drumalee

Monday 29th 10am

Francie & Joan Murray, Tullacmongan

Tuesday 30th 10am

For all who died in Cavan General in the past year and deceased staff members

Wednesday 1st Dec 10am

Tommy, Clare & Terry Smith, Killycannon

Thursday 2nd10am

Deceased of Brennan family, Ballinamore

Friday 3rd 10am

Paul, Mary & John O’Reilly, Corlough & deceased family members

Saturday 4th10am

Roseanne & Bernard Mc Cabe, Barrack Rd., Kilnaleck

Saturday 4th 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 & Anna 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, 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]

St. Clare’s Chapel

Monday 29th November 7.30pm

Deceased members of Lynch & Brady families

Tuesday 30th 7.30pm

John & Mary B Sharkey & grandson Kevin, Drumnavanagh

Thursday 2nd Dec 8am

Hughie Doonan, Fairview

Friday 3rd 8pm

Fergus Mc Menamim, Killeshandra


Sunday 28th November 9.30am

Terry Cusack, Ardkeen

Billy & Kathleen Sheridan, Owen Roe Tce & grandsons Charlie Scully & Garry Morgan

Friday 3rd Dec 7.30pm

Mayjo Mc Gahon & deceased of Mc Gahon & Mallon families, College St.

Sunday 5th 9.30am

Peter & Sheila Smith, Ballinagh


Sunday 28th November 10.30am

Pat, Fr PJ & Luke Flynn, Butlersbridge

Wednesday 1st Dec 7.30pm

Bridie & Seamus Emmo, Butlersbridge

Friday 3rd 7.30pm

Oliver Shannon, Urney

Sunday 5th 10.30am

Flor Huelar

Jimmy, Cissie & Margaret Murphy, Egramush, Butlersbridge

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

North West STOP

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

Fundraiser thank you.

The High Ball, Butlersbridge would like to thank all who supported their recent fundraiser. €12,000 was raised for the two charities.

We remember in our prayers

SEAN MC SHERRY, Wicklow & Cavan


PHYLLIS FEALY, Carrickfern

JOHN MC DOWELL, Tullacmongan


AIRMID O’HANLON, Cathedral Rd.

ROSALEEN SHERIDAN, Tower Hamlet / Pullakeel

& 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: Bar 5:1-9

2nd Reading: Phil 1:3-6,8-11

Psalm 125 Gospel: Lk 3:1-6

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

Sophia Fields, Foly Sidong Ashley, Michael Jordan, Archie Mc Loughlin

& all who were baptised recently

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 . 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 this week.

Remembrance Mass

On Tuesday 30th November, the Chaplaincy Department of Cavan General Hospital are holding a Remembrance Mass for those who passed away in the hospital during the past year and also for departed relatives and friends of Staff. It will be held in the Cathedral of Saints Patrick & Felim, Cavan at 10am and we invite you to join us in the Cathedral, or you can watch online at and light a candle at that time in remembrance of your loved one.

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 VdeP 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 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 Cuans Website ( for more details on services or contact the centre Mon, Wed & Fri. 10am-1pm & 2-4pm. Ph:086 4556632 Email:

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