Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 11th. and 12th. April 2015:

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches).

“Second Sunday of Easter” –   “Divine Mercy Sunday”

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 13th. to Sunday 19th. April 2015.

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

Vigil – Saturday 18th. at 8.00p.m.;        Sunday 19th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:          Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                     Vigil – Saturday 19th. at 6.30p.m.;        Sunday 19th. at 10.00a.m.

Pray For:          John Molyneaux, Stoneyford who died during the week

Anniversaries:     Agnes Kenny, Lawcus Fields: Anniversary Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 11th. April at 6.30p.m.  

                     Dick Power, Lismatigue.   Anniversary Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 11th. April at 8.00p.m.  

                     Tom McGrath, Norelands: Anniversary Mass in Stoneyford Church on Sunday 12th. April at 10.00a.m.  

Rota for next week-end:    18th. and 19th. April 2015          (Third Sunday of Easter)


Stoneyford:          Saturday 6.30p.m. Declan Lennon;    Sunday 10.00a.m. Eileen Sutton.

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

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:          Saturday 6.30p.m. Kitty Wallace;                 Sunday 10.00a.m. Bernie Grace.

Hugginstown:       Saturday 8.00p.m. Nancy Hearne;     Sunday 11.00a.m. Mary Murphy.

Anniversary Masses:

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 18th. April at 8.00p.m. – Neddy and Kitty Fitzpatrick, Lismatigue.

In Stoneyford Church on Sunday 19th. April at 10.00a.m. –   Katie McDonald, Stoneyford.

Marian Devotion; (The Prayer of Mary)

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 14th. in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m.

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 16th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m

First Holy Communion:

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.


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


The “Special Educational Needs” Collection will be held after all Masses next weekend.

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.

St. Kieran’s College Newsletter:

The 2015 Issue of the ‘St. Kieran’s College Past Pupils Newsletter’ is available in the Church Porch. Please collect a free copy.

Stoneyford Church:

Stoneyford Church was opened in 1815 and it is hoped to mark the occasion during 2015. A meeting will take place at the Church on Wednesday 15th. April at 7.30p.m. for all who may have suggestions or would like to help in the preparations.

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.

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. Many thanks to all who supported the Fundraising Morning in Hugginstown held recently.

Dates to Remember:

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 6th. April 2015          Numbers: 03; 22; 23.         Bonus No: 02.

No Match 3 Winner:                     No Jackpot Winner:

€30.00 Winners:   Angela Duggan, Boolyglass; Pauric Rohan, Carricketna;

Kevin Dwan, Lismatigue; Seanie Gibbons, Stoneyford    ‘The 4 Powers’, Condonstown;

3 Sellers €15.00 each:       Trish Power;       Catherine Barron;       Pauric Crowley;

Next week:                   Match 3: €1,000.00;                   Jackpot: €5,300.00;

Next Draw on Monday 13th. April 2015.  Please submit returns by 8.30p.m.    Draw at 9.00p.m.


Sum of money Found outside Hugginstown Church last week end, please call to Sacristy.

Standing Pilates:

Suitable for those with Osteoporosis; Standing Pilates Classes will start in the Om Rooms, Kilkenny (near Newtown) on Tuesday 14th. April at 6.00p.m. and Thursday 16th. at 9.30am. One hour per week for 6 weeks. Tea & coffee available afterwards. Call Paula Dowling (BSc Physio) 087 942 1325 for more information.

Coeliac Support Group:

The Kilkenny Coeliac Support Group will hold its next meeting in St. Patrick’s Parish Centre, Loughboy on Monday 13th. April at 8.00p.m.

All affected by this disease are most welcome to attend.

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.

Ossory Times:

The April Issue of the Ossory Times is available in the Church Porch.   €2.00 each.


All 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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