Parish Newsletter 22nd. and 23rd. November 2014

Aghaviller Parish Newsletter

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches)

22nd.and 23rd. November 2014

(Feast of Jesus Christ, King of the Universe.)

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 24th. to Sunday 30th. November.

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

Vigil – Saturday 29th. at 8.00p.m.; Sunday 30th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford: Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

Vigil – Saturday 29th. at 6.30p.m.; Sunday 30th. at 10.00a.m.

Thursday 27th. Feast of St. Fergal.

Pray For:

Anniversaries: Paddy Butler, Knockdrinna; Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 22nd. November at 6.30p.m.

Jim Corcoran, Sheepstown; Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 22nd. November at 8.00p.m.

Jimmy and Bridget Cuddihy and Richard Cuddihy, Ballinteskin; Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 23rd. November at 11.00a.m. Bridget Hanrahan, Sheepstown. Michael and Mai Long and Sr. Mary Oliver; Lismatigue

Rota for next week-end: 29th. and 30th. November   –   (First Sunday of Advent)


Stoneyford: Saturday 6.30p.m. Sheila Raggett; Sunday 10.00a.m. Eileen Sutton

Hugginstown: Saturday 8.00p.m. Pat Power; Sunday 11.00a.m. Deirdre O’Shea;

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford: Saturday 6.30p.m. Kitty Wallace; Sunday 10.00a.m. Mary Malzard.

Hugginstown: Saturday 8.00p.m. Marie Duggan; Sunday 11.00a.m. Mary Murphy.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 29th. November at 6.30p.m. – Maura and Dick Roche

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 29th. November at 8.00p.m. Pat Irish and Martin Brennan.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 30th. November at 11.00a.m Jack Power, Newmarket.

Marian Devotion; (The Prayer of Mary)

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 25th. in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m.

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 27th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m.

‘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 at 10.30a.m

Aghaviller Parish Evening will be held in Peace in Christ on Wednesday 3rd. December at 8.00p.m.

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 this Saturday 22nd. November

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

Parish Pastoral Council:

A meeting of the Parish Pastoral Council will be held in the Parish House, Hugginstown on next Wednesday 26th. November at 8.00p.m.

Monroe School:

Board of Management Meeting in Monroe School on Thursday 27th November at 8.00p.m

Advent Text Message:

This Advent why not get a short daily message sent to your mobile phone – a line of Scripture or a Thought for the Day – no cost to you.

Text your number to 085 831 3100 or email:

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, Waterford City.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2015:

The Ossory Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2015 Under the Patronage of Bishop Seamus Freeman will take place from 22nd. to 27th. May 2015. All bookings for both Regular and Assisted Pilgrims please contact: Glenmore Parish Office on 051 880 414 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays from 10.00a.m. to 2.30p.m. and on Fridays from 9.15a.m. to 12.15p.m or email

November Offerings:

Many thanks to all who have contributed to the November Offerings during the past weeks.


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

will be taken up throughout the Diocese this weekend 22nd./23rd. November 2014


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

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 17th. November 2014 Numbers: 11; 30; 22. Bonus No: 04.

No Match 3 Winner: No Jackpot Winner:

€30.00 Winner: Chrissie Walsh, Ennisnag; Roisín Brenner, Hugginstown;

Cathal Cummins, Floodhall; Lisa Raggett, Aghaviller; Larry O’Shea, Jnr. Lismatigue.

3 Sellers €15.00 each: Aoife Sheehan; Jim Rohan; James Irish. .

Next week: Match 3: €1,000.00; Jackpot: €5,100.00;

Next Draw on Monday 24th. November. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m

“A Little Bit of Everything” Sale in Stoneyford:

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 development in the area.

Mobile Library:

Mobile Library will visit Hugginstown on Tuesday 25th. November from 2.20p.m. to 3.00p.m.

Carrickshock, Bord na nOg:

A Fundraiser for Carrickshock Bord na nOg will be held in Carrolls, Knocktopher on Saturday 29th. November at 9.00p.m. An ‘80’s Night’ with Pat Treacy as D. J.; Finger Food will be provided. Please support, for this is in aid of the Juvenile section of the Club.

South Kilkenny Historical Society:

A Lecture on ‘The 19th. Century Church Building Programme in the Diocese of Ossory’ will take place on Thursday 27th. November in Mullinavat Parish Hall at 8.00p.m. The Speaker will be Fr. Fergus Farrell. All are welcome. For further information contact Eddie Synnott on 086 812 4349

Evening of Music:

The Students of Scoil Aireagail will present an Evening of Music, Song and Dance in the Carmelite Hall, Knocktopher on Wednesday 3rd. December at 8.00 p.m.  All are very welcome.  Proceeds on the night will go towards new musical instruments and Ballyhale St. Vincent de Paul Society.


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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