Parish Newsletter 15th. and 16th. November 2014

Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches)

(Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time)

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 17th. to Sunday 23rd. November.

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

Vigil – Saturday 22nd. at 8.00p.m.;          Sunday 23rd. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford: Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

Vigil – Saturday 22nd. at 6.30p.m.;          Sunday 23rd. at 10.00a.m.

Monday 17th. Feast of St. Elizabeth of Hungary    Saturday 22nd. Feast of St. Cecilia.

Friday 21st Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Pray For:

Months Mind Mass: Marie Englishby, Lawcus Fields:  Mass in Stoneyford Church on Sunday 16th. November at 10.00a.m.

Anniversaries: Pat Cleary, Hugginstown;   Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 15th. November at 8.00p.m.    

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

Thomas Hawe, Kilkenny. Michael Dunne and Patrick Burke.

Rota for next week-end: 22nd. and 23rd. November    –   (Feast of Jesus Christ, King of the Universe)


Stoneyford:     Saturday 6.30p.m. Parents;   Sunday 10.00a.m. Pat Fennelly.

Hugginstown: Saturday 8.00p.m. Parents;  Sunday 11.00a.m. Noreen Kenneally;

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:     Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny; Sunday 10.00a.m. Bernie Grace.

Hugginstown: Saturday 8.00p.m. Nancy Hearne;   Sunday 11.00a.m. Carmel O’Toole.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 22nd. November at 6.30p.m. –  Paddy Butler, Knockdrinna

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 22nd. November at 8.00p.m. –  Jim Corcoran, Sheepstown.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 23rd. November at 11.00a.m  –  Jimmy and Bridget Cuddihy

Marian Devotion; (The Prayer of Mary)

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 18th. in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 20th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m

Remembrance Mass for November:

Remembrance Mass for the Faithful Departed will be celebrated 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 during the Mass to bring a candle to the altar in remembrance of their loved ones.


Congratulations to Aoibheann Catherine Fennelly, Ballycaum and her parents Caitriona and Philip.

Aoibheann was baptised in Stoneyford Church on Sunday 9th. November.

‘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

First Holy Communion 2015:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Saturday 22nd. November:

in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m. and in Hugginstown Church at 8.00p.m.

School Board of Management Meetings:

On Tuesday 18th. in Newmarket School at 8.00p.m. and on Wednesday 19th. in Stoneyford School at 8.00p.m

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.


A Collection for the support of Retired Priests and Sick Priests in the Diocese of Ossory

will be taken up in every Parish throughout the Diocese next weekend 22nd./23rd. November 2014


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

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 10th. November 2014           Numbers: 08; 13; 09.  Bonus No: 01.

No Match 3 Winner:      One Jackpot Winner:

€15,700.00 Winner: “The Three of Us”,  c/o James Irish, Hugginstown.

€200.00  Seller of Jackpot Ticket: James Irish, Hugginstown

3 Sellers €15.00 each: “Heaslip’s”; John Power; Pauric Crowley. .

Next week: Match 3:  €1,000.00; Jackpot:  €5,000.00;

Next Draw on Monday 17th. November.  Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m 

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

The ‘Get Together’ will take place on Tuesday 18th. November from 2.00p.m. to 4.30p.m.

in “Gáirdín an Ghorta”, Newmarket. All are very welcome.

Ministry  – A Call to Serve:

An Evening for all involved in Parish Ministry (Readers, Eucharistic Ministers, Parish Council Members; Finance Committee; Choirs, Collectors etc.) will be held in St. Patrick’s Parish Centre, Loughboy on Monday 24th. November at 7.30p.m.   Speaker:  Fr. John Power, St. John’s Parish, Waterford City.

A Little Bit of Everything – Sale:

On Saturday the 29th. and Sunday the 30th. November a Consignment Sale of pre-loved, quality goods, cool junk, will take place at Stoneyford Community Centre. If you wish to include items in the sale you need to register.  Registration continues from Monday to Friday this week 17th. to the 21st. November from 7.00p.m. to 9.00p.m. at the Community Centre. A tag pack including your ID number for labelling your goods will be issued to you at registration. Labelled Goods you wish to sell to be delivered to the Community Centre from the 24th. to the 27th. November from 6.00p.m to 8.00p.m.  This event is to raise funds for a Children’s Playground as part of the on-going development scheme for the area.

Short Mat Bowls:

Over 50’s ‘Short Mat Bowls’ and ‘Go For Life Games’ take place in the Watershed on Tuesday nights at 8.00p.m. All are welcome; the month of November is free for all to try!

Coffee Morning:

The School of the Holy Spirit will hold the Annual Coffee Morning on Sunday 23rd. November from 11.00a.m. to 1.00p.m. in the school at Seville Lodge, Callan Road .  There will be lots of Home Baking; School Christmas Carols, C.D. and lots of hampers to be won in the Raffle. Contact Therese Buckley 087 904 0208 for further information.

Carers Course:

There will be a free 4 Week Course for carers of people with Dementia in St Patrick’s Parish Centre, Kilkenny on Monday 17th. November from 2.00p.m to 4.00p.m. Places are limited so bookings or further information please contact Caroline Clifford on 056 778 4008 or Teresa Hennessy on 087 969 3297.


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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