Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 4th. and 5th. April 2015:

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches).

      “Easter Sunday”images

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 6th. to Sunday 12th. April 2015.

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

Vigil – Saturday 11th. at 8.00p.m.;        Sunday 12th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 11th. at 6.30p.m.;        Sunday 12th. at 10.00a.m.

Pray For:          John Joe Bambrick, Kyleva who died on Wednesday 1st. April.

Mass will be offered for John Joe on Sunday in Hugginstown Church at 11.00a.m.

Rota for next week-end:    11th. and 12th. April 2015          (Second Sunday of Easter)


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

Hugginstown:        Saturday 8.00p.m. Teresa Broderick;   Sunday 11.00a.m. Niamh Phelan;

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:              Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny;                                 Sunday 10.00a.m. T. J. Mills.

Hugginstown:        Saturday 8.00p.m. Mary Cuddihy;       Sunday 11.00a.m. Carmel O’Toole.

Anniversary Masses:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 11th. April at 6.30p.m. –   Agnes Kenny, Lawcus Fields.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 11th. April at 8.00p.m. –  Dick Power, Lismatigue.

Marian Devotion; (The Prayer of Mary)

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 7th. in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m.

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 9th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m

Many Thanks:

Thanks to all who prepared and attended the Masses and Ceremonies during Holy Week. Special thanks to all Readers; and those who organised the Readers in both Churches;

Eucharistic Ministers; Musicians; Choirs; Servers; Collectors; Cleaners; Flower Arrangers etc.


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

Easter Offerings:

Extra envelopes for the Easter Offering Collection are available at the Church Porch. Please take one and return it with your offering during the Easter Season.  This offering is for the support of the priests of the Parish and Diocese.

Monroe School:

There will be a 3K/6K Fun Run/Walk in Hugginstown on Easter Monday, April 6th. 2015, to help raise funds for S. N. Móin Ruadh.  There will be prizes of €50.00 for the first man and the first woman home in the 6K.  Also lots of children’s prizes and spot prizes on the day.  Tea/Coffee and Confectionery will be served to all participants after the event.  Start Times: 3K. at 11.30a.m.; 6K. at 12.30p.m. from Carrickshock G.A.A. Grounds.  Registration will take place form 10.30a.m. on the morning of the run.  Entry Fee €10.00 for Adults:

€5.00 for Children: €15.00 for a Family.  Come along and enjoy the fun!    For enquiries please Telephone 056 776 8931.

Carrickshock G.A.A.

‘Breakfast with Carrickshock G.A.A.’ A Fundraising morning on Sunday April 12th. in Stoneyford Community Centre from 9.00a.m to 12.00 Noon. All are very welcome.

Dates to Remember:

Mass in preparation for First Holy Communion on Saturday 18th. April 2015 in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m. and in Hugginstown Church at 8.00p.m.

First Holy Communion:  

For Stoneyford School on Sunday 26th. April 2015 at 11.00a.m..

For Monroe/Newmarket Schools on 31st. May 2015 at 11.00a.m.;

Cemetery Masses: Calvary Cemetery on Friday 5th. June at 8.00p.m.;    Stoneyford Cemetery on Friday 3rd. July at 8.00p.m.

and Hugginstown Cemetery on Saturday 4th. July at 8.00p.m.;

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 30th. March 2015          Numbers: 04; 28; 31.        Bonus No: 12.

No Match 3 Winner:                               No Jackpot Winner:

€30.00 Winners:                     Robert Finnigan, Stoneyford;                                  Lucy Irish, Hugginstown;

Richard Sheehan, Stonecarthy;     Pat Farrell, c/o Irish’s;                   Paddy and Breda, c/o Irish’s.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:           Michael Raggett;   Trish Power;           James Irish;

Next week:                                 Match 3: €1,000.00;                                Jackpot: €5,200.00;

Next Draw on Monday 6th. April 2015. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m.   Draw at 9.00p.m.

Stoneyford History & Heritage Society:

The next meeting of the Stoneyford History & Heritage Society will take place at the Community Centre, Stoneyford on Thursday 16th. April at 8.00p.m.

Topics for discussion: Ennisnag-Lawcus Bridge. 13th. Century:   Stoneyford Chalice. 17th. Century:   St Brendan’s Church. 19th. Century.   All are very welcome.

Stoneyford Development Association:

The Official Opening of Stoneyford Playground will take place on Easter Sunday from 2.00p.m. to 4.00p.m. There will be Bouncy Castles and an Easter Egg Hunt. All are welcome.

Committee elected at the recent A.G.M. Joint Chairperson: Joe Whyte and Tony Roche;   Secretary: Conchubhar De Roiste;

Ass. Secretary: Regina Moran; Treasurer: Fred Malzard; Ass. Treasurer: Lisa O’Dwyer; and P.R.O: Kathy Ryan.

Hugginstown Community Centre:

The Committee of Hugginstown Community Centre wish to acknowledge and sincerely thank the people of the area for their remarkable generosity in the recent door-to-door collection. Over €7,000.00 was raised. This has been used to clear the remaining debt after our Community Centre was upgraded to a high standard. This facility is available for use by all. Please contact Tom Walsh 087 252 8669). Official Re-Opening of the Centre will take place on Sunday April 19th. 2015 at 12.00 Noon.

Refreshments will be served and all are most welcome.

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

A ‘Get Together’ will on Tuesday 7th. April from 2.00p.m. to 4.30p.m. in “Gáirdín an Ghorta”, Newmarket. All are very welcome.

Hugginstown/Newmarket Development Association:

The Spring Clean Up will take place on Saturday 11th April between 11.00a.m. and 1.00p.m. All volunteers please meet at 11.00a.m. at Calvary Cemetery.

All rubbish on approach roads to both Villages needs to be collected. All hands are needed.


“This is the revelation of God’s love for us, that God sent his only Son into the world that we might have life through him.” John 4:9.   This Easter Sunday we celebrate the new life that thousands of the world’s poorest people can look forward to through the generosity of parishioners here at home. Trócaire thanks us for this generosity and incredible support. Please return your Trócaire Box to the Church as soon as possible.


All notices for the Newsletter to be left in by 5.00p.m. on Thursdays please.  

Contact: Telephone: 056 776 8693 or email

A     Very     Happy     Easter   To   All.





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