Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

Aghaviller Parish Newsletter


(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches)


1st and 2nd November 2014 



(Feasts of “All Saints” and “All Souls”)


Priests of the Parish:

Liam Cassin Telephone: 056 776 8693          or         Mobile 087 231 2354

Peter Hoyne Telephone:   056 776 8678         or         Mobile 086 373 8492

Mass Times in Aghaviller Parish:       Monday 3rd.. to Sunday 9th. November.

Hugginstown:      Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday  at  9.30a.m.       

                                Vigil – Saturday 8th. at 8.00p.m.;          Sunday 9th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:          Wednesday and Friday at 7.00p.m.

                                Vigil – Saturday 8th. at 6.30p.m.;          Sunday 9th. at 10.00a.m.

Monday 3rd.         Feast of St. Malachy:      Tuesday 4th.  Feast of St. Charles Borromeo: 

Thursday 6th.       Feast of All Saints of Ireland.

Friday 7th.                                            First Friday

Visitation will take place as usual next week-end.  Please let us know if you would like to receive

Holy Communion in your home for the First Friday or at any other time.

Pray For:             Agnes Connor, Carlow and Castlemorris;   Paddy Boyle, late of Gaulstown, Glenmore; 

                                Marie Gorman, London:   (died recently).

Months Mind Mass:           John Walsh, Carrickmerlin:  Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 1st. November at 8.00p.m.  

Anniversaries:    Johnny and Patsy Butler, Lismatigue;   Mass in Hugginstown Church on Friday 31st. October at 8.00p.m.                         

                                John Sheridan, Kells;   Mass in Stoneyford Church on Sunday 2nd. November at 10.00a.m.   

                                Winnie Nolan, Newmarket;   Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 2nd. November at 11.00a.m.    

Rota for next week-end:   8th. and 9th. November  (Dedication of the Lateran Basilica)


Stoneyford:          Saturday 6.30p.m. Rita O’Farrell;   Sunday 10.00a.m. Michael Dermody.

Hugginstown:       Saturday 8.00p.m. Catherine Dwyer;  Sunday 11.00a.m. Lillian Carr;

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:          Saturday 6.30p.m. Maria Reid;        Sunday 10.00a.m. Mary Malzard.

Hugginstown:       Saturday 8.00p.m. Marie Duggan;   Sunday 11.00a.m. Patricia Barron. 

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 8th. November at 6.30p.m.    Philip Murphy, Lawcus

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 9th. November at 11.00a.m    Jim and Mary Barron

Marian Devotion; (The Prayer of Mary)         

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 4th. in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m.   

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 6th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m.   

Mobile Library:

Mobile Library will visit Hugginstown on Tuesday 4th. November from 2.20p.m. to 3.00p.m.

Kilkenny Bereavement Support;

Kilkenny Bereavement Support are available to meet people bereaved by the death of a loved one in Villa Maria, Talbots Inch.  

For further information Telephone. 056 775 6538.

Remembrance Masses for November:

Remembrance Mass for the Faithful Departed will be celebrated in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 8th. November at 8.00p.m. 

and in Stoneyford Church on  Saturday 15th. November at 6.30p.m. 

All who have lost a family member during the past year will be invited to bring a candle to the alter in remembrance of their loved ones during the Mass;

and all are invited to write down the names of their own departed ones and place them at the altar for the month of November.  They will be remembered at all Masses during November.

The Rosary will be recited in Stoneyford Cemetery on Sunday 2nd. November at 10.40a.m.

The Rosary will be recited in Calvary Cemetery on Sunday 2nd. November at 11.50a.m.

The Rosary will be recited in Hugginstown Cemetery on Sunday 9th. November at 11.45a.m.

November Offerings:

Envelopes for the November Offerings are available in the Church Porch. 

Please use them for your offering, which can be returned during the month of November.

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

The ‘Get Together’ will take place on Tuesday 4th. November from 2.00p.m. to 4.30p.m. in “Gáirdín an Ghorta”, Newmarket. 

Mass will be celebrated for all our Faithful Departed at 2.30p.m.  All are very welcome.

Stoneyford Development Association:

The Field Lights at the Community Centre will be left on between 7.00p.m. and 10.00p.m. on Mondays to Fridays 

for people who want a safe place to walk or run during the winter.


Bingo Session in the Community Centre, Stoneyford on every Tuesday at 8.30p.m

Lotto Results:  

Draw: Monday 27th. October 2014           Numbers: 21; 28; 32.       Bonus No: 25.                                                                                                       

                                                No Match 3 Winner:                             No Jackpot Winner:                                                            

€30.00 Winners:                    Kathleen Fennelly, Ballycaum ‘The 4 of Us’, Power’s, Rathduff

Maura Rohan, Carricketna;     Elanna & Michael, c/o Irish’s; John Irish, Hugginstown

3 Sellers €15.00 each:            Pat Dwyer;              Tom Cassin;            Deirdre Brennan.     .

Next week:                             Match 3:  €1,000.00;                             Jackpot:  €15,500.00; 

Next Draw on Monday 3rd. November.  Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m                                                                                                                             

Irish Wheelchair Association:

The Irish Wheelchair Association will hold its national fund raiser “Angel Days” on Thursday 6th. and Friday 7th. November.  Angel Pins, Angel Phone Charms and Angel Fun Packs will be on sale at various locations throughout Kilkenny City and surrounding Towns. All funds raised are spent on services for local people with physical & sensory disabilities. Thank you for your ongoing support


‘Short Mat Bowling’ and Go For Life games are resuming in the Watershed on Tuesday the 4th. Nov. from 8.00p.m to 9.00p.m.  No experience is necessary. First night is free to all. All are welcome.

Droichead Family Resource Centre, Callan:

Pilates: A Chair Based exercise class will begin on Monday, November 3rd. and will continue for 6 weeks. The class will start at 10.45a.m. Participants can enjoy a cup of tea after the class.  For further information: Telephone: 056 775 5660

Book Launch:

Please join Tom Burnell and the Kilkenny Great War Memorial Committee for the launch of his book commemorating the ‘778 Kilkenny War Dead’.  Attending will be journalist and author Kevin Myers.

It will take place on Sunday 2nd. November in Springhill Hotel at 4.30p.m.  Also take part in the Centenary March with Veteran Groups, and see a display of Vehicles and a Re-enactment on The Parade, Kilkenny at 2.00p.m. 

For further information contact Bernie Egan 087 988 4535

Kilkenny/Carlow Coeliac Support Group

The  next meeting of the Kilkenny/Carlow Coeliac Support Group is on Monday, November 3rd. at 8.00p.m. in St. Patrick’s Parish Centre, Loughboy, Kilkenny


Notices for the Newsletter to be left in by 5.00p.m. on Thursdays please. 

Contact: Telephone: 056 776 8693 or email

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