Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 28th.  February and 1st. March 2015. 

Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches

   “Second Sunday of Lent”

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 2nd.  to Sunday 8th. March 2015

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

Vigil – Saturday 7th. at 8.00p.m.;      Sunday 8th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

Vigil – Saturday 7th. at 6.30p.m.;      Sunday 8th. at 10.00a.m.

Thursday 5th.     Feast of St. Kieran (Patron of Ossory)

Saturday 7th. Sts. Perpetua and Felicity.

Pray For:

Anniversaries: Kathleen and Ellen Lawlor, Knocknaboola.  Anniversary Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 28th. February at 6.30p.m.   

James and Ellen Dalton, Bolyglass.  Anniversary Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 28th. February at 8.00p.m.   

Margaret Cleary, Hugginstown:   Anniversary Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 1st. March at 11.00a.m.      

Rota for next week-end:        7th. February and 8th. March 2015:  (Third Sunday of Lent.)

Readers:

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

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

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:     Saturday 6.30p.m. Maura Roche; 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 7th. March at 6.30p.m.  –  Jacqueline Fitzgerald, England

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 7th. March at 8.00p.m.    –    David, James and Mary Kenneally.

First Holy Communion:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Saturday

7th. March in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m and in Hugginstown Church at 8.00p.m.

Baptism:

Congratulations to John Akshay Dalton, Stoneyford  and his parents Kalpana and Pat.  John was baptised in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 21st. February.

Lenten Station Masses:

Lenten Station Mass will take place in Stoneyford Church on this Sunday 1st. March at 10.00a.m.  and in Hugginstown Church on next Sunday 8th. March. at 11.00a.m.

Envelopes for the Lenten Station Contributions are available at the Church Porch.

Trócaire:         

Please take your Trócaire Box home with you and for more information on this years campaign visit www.trocaire.org/parish or call 01 629 3333

Lenten Lunch-Time Talks:

A series of Talks will take place on Mondays during Lent at 1.05p.m in the Chapter House, St. Mary’s Cathedral.

These Talks will be just a short input of about ten minutes and then soup and sandwiches will be provided for all who attend.

Lenten Text Message:

This Lent why not have 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: afd@ossory.ie.

Marian Devotion; (The Prayer of Mary)

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 3rd. in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 5th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m

St. Mary’s Cathedral Restoration Fund Draw:

During the past weeks Bishop Seamus Freeman launched the fundraising campaign in the three Deaneries of the Diocese, necessary to renovate and conserve St. Mary’s Cathedral.  This is a very big project in the Diocese and will need the support of every parish.  Promoters will be needed in every parish in make the draw a success.  If you can help, please let us know.  Tickets are available at the moment at €10.00 per month.  The draw will be held on the last Wednesday of each month with the first draw on Wednesday 25th. March.

Bingo:

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

Launch of Faith Fest 2013 with Liam Lawton Concert

Lotto Results:   

Draw: Monday 23rd. February 2015     Numbers: 06; 11; 32.      Bonus No: 26.

No Match 3 Winner:                No Jackpot Winner:                                                            

€30.00 Winners:    “M.E.P.” c/o James Irish;         Maureen Culleton, c/o B. Hayes

Frank Brady, Gowran; Michael Nurphy, Lismatigue;     Bridget Power, Hugginstown

3 Sellers €15.00 each:       Catherine Duggan;      Walshe’s Shop;   Alice Murphy.

Next week: Match 3:  €1,000.00;           Jackpot:  €6,000.00;  

Next Draw on Monday 2nd. March. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m   

Youth Pilgrimage to Knock:

Diocese of Ossory Pope John Paul II Youth Pilgrimage to Knock:  Young people aged 16 to 20 years are invited to participate in a Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine on Saturday 14th. March.  Bus leaving Kilkenny at 7.30a.m sharp.

For further information please contact:  056 772 1253 or 087 628 6858

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

A ‘Get Together’ will  be on Tuesday 3rd. March from 2.00p.m. to 4.30p.m. in “Gáirdín an Ghorta”, Newmarket;  Celebrating their 6th. Year in existence.   All are very welcome.

Stoneyford Community:

Stoneyford History & Heritage Society will hold a public meeting at Community Centre on Monday 2nd. March at 8.00p.m.

Tidy Towns Public Meeting in the Community Centre on ‘Environment & Parks’ will take place on Thursday 5th. March at 7.30pm.

Tidy Towns ‘Litter Pick’ Day on Saturday 7th.March.  Help needed and all meet at the Community Centre from 11.00a.m. to 1.00p.m.

A Night of Music & Dance in aid of Stoneyford Tidy Towns, will be held in the Stoneyford CentreonSaturday 7th. March.  Doors Open at 9pm. Light refreshments Served. Door Prize & Raffle.

Stoneyford Active Retirement Group will meet in the Community Centre next Wednesday 4th. March at 10.30a.m. New people will be most welcome.

South Kilkenny Historical Society:

A Lecture on Nicholas Wiseman, the first English Cardinal since the Reformation – South Kilkenny connections.  The Speaker will be Mr. Julian Walton.  It will take place in Mullinavat Parish Hall on Friday, March 6th. at 8.00p.m.

Carrickshock Juvenile GA.A.:

Carrickshock Juvenile G.A.A. Club and Camogie Club will hold their Registration Day on Saturday 7th. March in Hugginstown Centre at 2.00p.m. please bring Hurl and Helmet . Registration Fee for the year is now due. New members welcome .

Coeliac Support Group:

The Kilkenny/Carlow Coeliac Support Group will be holding its next meeting on Monday March 2nd. at 8.00p.m. in St. Patrick’s Parish Centre Loughboy. Anyone  affected by the Coeliac disease is welcome to attend.

Barrow Training:

Occupational First Aid:  Training will take place on April 16th.  April 23rd. and April 30th. in Seville Lodge, Callan Road, Kilkenny from 9:30a.m. to 4:30p.m. each day.

Manual & Patient Handling: A Workshop will take place on March 3rd. in Seville Lodge, Callan Road, Kilkenny from 9:30a.m. to 4:30p.m.  For further information or tobook your place, please phone 059 972 1416 or book online at  www.barrowtraining.ie

Newsletter:

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

Contact: Telephone: 056 776 8693 or Email: liamcassin@ossory.ie

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