Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 24th. and 25th. January 2015.

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches).

“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 26th. January to Sunday 1st. February 2015

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

Vigil – Saturday 31st. at 8.00p.m.; Sunday 1st. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford: Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

Vigil – Saturday 31st. at 6.30p.m.; Sunday 1st. at 10.00a.m.

Feast Days:

Monday 26th. Feast of Sts. Timothy and Titus: Wednesday 28th. Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas:

Friday 30th. Feast of St. Aidan Saturday 31st. Feast of St. John Bosco.

Pray For: Willie Maher, Old Court, Templeorum;  who died during the week.

Anniversary: Michael Collins, Norelands. Anniversary Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 24th. January at 6.30p.m.

Richard Aylward, Boolyglass. Anniversary Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 24th. January at 8.00p.m.

Paddy and John Moran, Lismatigue Anniversary Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 25th. January at 11.00a.m.

Jim Kelly, Lawcus; Peggy Reynolds late of Barnsley, Yorkshire. Melvin Power, Norelands. Paul Mulcahy, Condonstown.

Rota for next week-end: 31st. January and 1st. February 2015: (Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time.)


Stoneyford: Saturday 6.30p.m. Rita O’Farrell;              Sunday 10.00a.m. Pat Fennelly.

Hugginstown: Saturday 8.00p.m. Cáit Broderick; Sunday 11.00a.m. Deirdre Rohan.

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. Carmel O’Toole.

Anniversary Mass:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 31st.January at 6.30p.m. – David and Richard Lawlor;

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 31st. January at 8.00p.m. – Walter and Sr. Canice Broderick.

In Stoneyford Church on Sunday 1st. February at 10.00a.m. – Christopher Lodge; Kells.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 1st. February at 11.00a.m. – Tommy Kearney, Lismatigue.

Marian Devotion; (The Prayer of Mary)

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 27th. in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m.

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 29th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m

Parish Pastoral Council:

A meeting of the Parish Pastoral Council will be held in the Parish House, Hugginstown on next Wednesday 28th. January at 8.00p.m.

Stoneyford School:

New Enrolments are now being taken at Stoneyford National School for the school year beginning September 2015. Closing date for Enrolment is 1st. March. Please call to the school; or phone 056 772 8393 for an Enrolment Form.

Catholic Schools Week:

Catholic Schools Week has been celebrated in Ireland for the last five years. This annual event calls on Catholic schools to give expression in a special way to a particular aspect of Catholic Education. The Theme of Catholic Schools Week 2015 is ‘Catholic Schools: Called to Serve’. It will run from 25th. January to 1st. February.

Taizé Diocesan Youth Pilgrimage:

The third youth pilgrimage to Taizé in France organised by Ossory Youth and under the patronage of the Bishop of Ossory will take place from 16th. to 23rd. August 2015. The Taizé Community is an ecumenical monastic order in Taizé, Saone-et-Loire, Burgundy, France. Over 100,000 young people from around the world make a pilgrimage to Taizé each year.

The Pilgrimage is open to Transition Year, 5th Year and Leaving Cert Students and the closing date for applications is Friday 13th. February 2015. Numbers are confined to 25 young people. For additional information, including cost, and application forms, contact Joseph Mguni, Ossory Youth at 087 937 9546 or Patrick Bookle, 087 212 9006

Carrickshock Camogie Club:

Carrickshock Camogie Club will hold their A.G.M. on Friday the 6th. February at 8.00p.m. in the Club Rooms, Hugginstown.

All are welcome to attend.

South Kilkenny Historical Society:

‘Reminiscing by the Fireside’ – Recalling life and times in bygone days!!. All are welcome to Mullinavat Parish Hall on Thursday, January 29th. at 8.00p.m. For further information contact Eddie Synnott at 086 812 4349.

Scoil Aireagail Bingo:

Scoil Aireagail will be the venue for Sunday afternoon Bingo on 1st. February at 2.30 pm. The event is being organised by Scoil Aireagail Parents’ Council and all funds raised will go towards the infrastructural development of the school. There are great prizes on offer; All are welcome to come along and try their luck while supporting the development of improved facilities for the students.

Launch of Faith Fest 2013 with Liam Lawton Concert

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 19th. January 2015 Numbers: 26; 20; 27. Bonus No: 10. No Match 3 Winner: No Jackpot Winner:

€30.00 Winners: Tara & Conor Duggan, Boolyglass; Pat Barron, Romans Valley;

Teresa Treacy, Monerue; Catherine Barron, Catstown; Mai Drennan, Danesfort.

3 Sellers €15.00 each: John Power; Pat Fitzgerald; James Irish; .

Next week: Match 3: €1,000.00; Jackpot: €5,500.00;

Next Draw on Monday 26th. January. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m

Carrickshock G.A.A:

Carrickshock GAA Social and Medal Presentation for the Minor Champions and U21 Shield medals will be presented by Brian Hogan on Saturday 31st. January at 8.00p.m. in Carrolls, Knocktopher. There will be music and finger food available. Children are free; with tickets on sale from club officials; in shops and pubs. A great night is guaranteed.

‘Enable Ireland’:

The Annual Church Gate Collection in aid of the “O’Neill Centre”, Kilkenny will be taken up on the weekend 7th./8th. February.


Get Fit and Circuit Training classes will continue in the Community Centre, Stoneyford, every Wednesday at 8.15p.m. Suitable for over 40s. but all are very welcome.

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 from9.15a.m. to 12.15p.m or email

Voluntary Housing Association, Hugginstown:

One house is vacant at the moment at Hugginstown Voluntary Housing. If you are interested in this house please contact: The Secretary, Voluntary Housing Association, Hugginstown, Co. Kilkenny. for an Application Form.


All notices for next weeks Newsletter to be left in by 5.00p.m. on Thursday please.

Contact: Telephone: 056 776 8693 or Email:

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  1. bgt oneill says:

    is monerue near Thomastown ? many thanks i think my ancestors came from there

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