Parish Newsletter 8th. and 9th. November 2014

Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches)

(Feasts of “The Dedication of the Lateran Basilica”)

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 10th. to Sunday 16th. November.

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

Vigil – Saturday 15th. at 8.00p.m.; Sunday 16th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford: Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

Vigil – Saturday 15th. at 6.30p.m.; Sunday 16th. at 10.00a.m.

Monday 10th. Feast of St. Leo the Great Tuesday 11th. Feast of St. Martin of Tours;

Wednesday 12th. Feast of St. Josaphat. Friday 14th. Feast of St. Laurence O’Toole.

Pray For:

Anniversaries: Philip Murphy, Lawcus; Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 8th. November at 6.30p.m.

Jim and Mary Barron, Sheepstown; Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 9th. November at 11.00a.m.

Peggy Brennan, Hugginstown.

Rota for next week-end: 15th. and 16th. November (Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time)


Stoneyford: Saturday 6.30p.m. Ronan Murphy; Sunday 10.00a.m. Donal Butler.

Hugginstown: Saturday 8.00p.m. Nicola Aylward; Sunday 11.00a.m. Niamh Phelan;

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford: Saturday 6.30p.m. Maura Roche; Sunday 10.00a.m. T. J. Mills.

Hugginstown: Saturday 8.00p.m. Mary Cuddihy; Sunday 11.00a.m. Mary Cahill.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 15th. November at 8.00p.m. – Pat Cleary, Hugginstown

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 16th. November at 11.00a.m Tom Nolan, Newmarket.

Marian Devotion; (The Prayer of Mary)

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 11th. in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m.

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 13th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m.

Kilkenny Bereavement Support;

Kilkenny Bereavement Support are available to meet people bereaved by the death of a loved one in Villa Maria, Talbot’s 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 Hugginstown Cemetery on Sunday 9th. November at 11.45a.m.

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.

‘Peace in Christ’ Retreat House, Sion Road, Kilkenny:

“Entering the Advent Season”; A Day of Reflection and Prayer; The day will be guided by Sr. Margaret Moloney, Christine Kelly, Fr. Martin Delaney on Sunday 30th. November from 10.30a.m to 5.00p.m. All are very welcome. For further information please contact any of the following beforehand; Peace in Christ 056 772 1054; or Mary Doyle 056 776 8645 or Maura Rohan 051 648 024 or Kathleen Fennelly 056 772 8260

November Offerings:

Many thanks to all who have contributed to the November Offerings during the past weeks. Envelopes are still available in the Church Porch. Please use them for your offering, which can be returned during the month of November.


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

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 3rd. November 2014 Numbers: 20; 26; 27. Bonus No: 08.

No Match 3 Winner: No Jackpot Winner:

€30.00 Winners: Billy Walsh, c/o Carroll’s Hotel Bridget Power, Hugginstown

“Scary 11” c/o James Irish; James Farrell, Kyleva; Paschal Long, Stoneyford.

3 Sellers €15.00 each: James Irish; Pat Fitzgerald; Mary Raggett.. .

Next week: Match 3: €1,000.00; Jackpot: €15,700.00;

Next Draw on Monday 10th. November. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m

Kilkenny Older People’s Forum:

Kilkenny Older People’s Forum are holding their General Meeting in Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel on Wednesday November 12th. from 10.30a.m. to 12.30p.m.. Tea/Coffee will be served from 10.00a.m.  All over 50 years are welcome.

Thomas Hayes Trust:

Giving Light and Hope – A Service to Commemorate the lives lost through Suicide.  We are inviting families and friends to come together in solidarity to remember the lives of their friends and loved ones.   Our celebration of Light will include song, music, poetry and reflection. The evening includes the lighting of candles and a minutes silence in the presence of others to remember those who are no longer with us on life’s journey. Join with us on Friday, 14th. November at 7.00p.m, at James Stephens Hurling Club, Larchfield, Kilkenny.  All will then walk together to St. Fiacre’s Church, Loughboy.

Kilkenny Flower Club:

A Gala Demonstration will take place in Springhill Court Hotel on Thursday, 13th. November at 8.00p.m. The demonstrator is Christine Hughes. Always a most enjoyable night. The proceeds of the Gala Demonstration will go to the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association

Help Protect Your Community!

Thomastown Garda Division are holding an information evening in Danesfort Community Hall on Friday 14th. November at 8.00p.m. There will be a presentation from the Garda on crime prevention in the home and they will discuss how to take measures to help eliminate crime from your property. There will also be a representative from Task Community Care.  He will give a short presentation on “How to Create a Safer Community” he will demonstrate the Carelink Social Monitoring Alarm. Finally there will be a representative from Muintir na Tire which is the National Association for the Promotion of Community Development in Ireland.

Droichead Family Resource Centre, Callan:

Kilkenny Jobs Club will offer a 2 week course in Droichead FRC, Callan. The support on offer will include: CV Preparation, Cover Letters, Job Application, Interview Skills and Job Search. The course will start on November 17th.

English Conversational Classes are available on Monday evenings in Droichead FRC from 7.00p.m. to 9.00p.m. If English is not your first language and you need support in conversation English and basic written then this course maybe for you. For further information: Telephone: 056 775 5660


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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