Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 25th. and 26th. April 2015

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches)

   “Fourth Sunday of Easter”

St. Catherine of Sienna

St. Catherine of Sienna

“Day of Prayer for Vocations”

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. April to Sunday 3rd. May 2015.

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

Vigil – Saturday 2nd. at 8.00p.m.;        Sunday 3rd. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:       Wednesday and Friday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 2nd. at 6.30p.m.;        Sunday 3rd. at 11.00a.m.

Wednesday 29th. Feast of St. Catherine of Siena;   Thursday 30th. Feast of St. Pius V.

Friday 1st.         Feast of St. Joseph the Worker;  Saturday 2nd. Feast of St. Athanasius.

Friday 1st.         First Friday. Visitation with Holy Communion will take place as usual next week-end.

Please let us know if you would like to receive Holy Communion in your home for First Fridays or at any other time.

Pray For:   

Anniversaries:   Seamus Connolly and Michael Dunne, Stonecarthy, Anniversary Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 25th. April at 6.30p.m.      

Paddy Farrell, Kyleva: Anniversary Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 26th. April at 11.00a.m.      

Michael Maher, Hugginstown.        Mary (Mollie) O’Shea, Lismatigue. William Dunne, Stoneyford.

Rota for next week-end:    2nd. and 3rd. May 2015 (Fifth Sunday of Easter)


Stoneyford:            Saturday 6.30p.m. Ronan Murphy;      Sunday 10.00a.m. Michael Dermody.

Hugginstown:        Saturday 8.00p.m. Nicola Aylward;    Sunday 11.00a.m. Caroline Kenneally;

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:              Saturday 6.30p.m. Maria Reid;               Sunday 10.00a.m. T. J. Mills.

Hugginstown:        Saturday 8.00p.m. Mary Cuddihy;       Sunday 11.00a.m. Patricia Barron.

Anniversary Mass:

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 3rd. May at 11.00a.m. –   James and Josephine O’Shea

Marian Devotion; (The Prayer of Mary)

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 28th. in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m.

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 30th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m

First Holy Communion:

First Holy Communion for Stoneyford School will be celebrated in Stoneyford Church on this Sunday 26th. April 2015 at 11.00a.m.

Congratulations to:  Sarah Bourke;   Max Butler;   Mikey Devereaux/Heddon;

Aoibhin Dunphy;   Rebecca Fennelly;   Katie Grace;    Ruby Guilfoyle;

Roisín Malzard;    Ellie Moran;       Ava O’Dwyer;     Roisín O’Rourke.

Also Congratulations to all Parents, Families and Teachers.


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

Easter Offerings:

Many thanks for your contributions to the Easter Offerings during the past weeks.

Mill Hill Missionaries:

Fr. Denis Hartnett of the Mill Hill Fathers will speak on the work of the Mill Hill Missionaries and of his own experiences of mission in the Sudan during all Masses next weekend 2nd. and 3rd. May.

Cancer Support:

Coffee Morning and Bake Sale in Hugginstown Community Hall on Sunday 26th. April from 11.30a.m to 1.30p.m.. All proceeds to Cois Nore Cancer Support service. All support would be appreciated.


Congratulations to Genevieve Frances Duggan, Ballinteskin and her parents Jennifer and William. Genevieve was baptised in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 18th. April.

Pilgrimages to Medjugorje:

Medjugorje Irish Centre is organizing Pilgrimages for 7 nights, B&B, Flights and Transfers on 6th.; 11th. and 18th. May 2015. If interested please contact 01443 4510

South Kilkenny Historical Society:

A Lecture on Fr. Francis Browne S.J. – the photographer and his photographs. The Speaker will be Mr David Davison on Thursday, April 30th. at 8.30p.m. in Mullinavat Parish Hall

All are welcome. For further information contact Eddie Synnott on 086 812 4349

Dates to Remember:

First Holy Communion:            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 20th. April 2015          Numbers: 02; 07; 20.         Bonus No: 28.

No Match 3 Winner:                 No Jackpot Winner:

€30.00 Winners:                     Alison Fennelly, Mullinahone;            ‘The Four Girls’, c/o Willie Walshe;

Billy Brenner, Hugginstown; Ryan Hates, Harristown;                   ‘The Four Boys’, c/o Willie Walshe.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     Willie Walshe;   Deirdre Brennan; Teresa Fitzgerald;

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

Next Draw on Monday 27th. April 2015.  Please submit returns by 8.30p.m.   Draw at 9.00p.m.

Irish Blood Transfusion Service:

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service will hold a Mobile Blood Donor Clinic in The Rivercourt Hotel, Kilkenny on this Sunday 26th. April from 12.00Noon. to 3.30p.m. and on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (27th. to 30th. April) from 4.30p.m. to 8.00p.m.

Full details of all Clinics and on Giving Blood can be found on or by Telephoning 021 480 7400.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes:

Spaces still available.  To book your place on Ossory Diocesan Pilgrimage please contact Eleanor in Glenmore Parish Office on 051 880 414 (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 10.00am to 2.30pm and Friday 9.15am to 12.15pm) or email

Aghaviller Community Games:

Athletics Events will take place at Stoneyford Community Centre on Friday 1st. May from 6.00p.m. to 8.00p.m. All who are interested are very welcome to take part.

Prayer for Vocations:  

God our Father, send workers into your harvest. May the Spirit we receive in Baptism, touch the hearts of many to offer themselves in Priesthood, Religious Life and in other forms of service.

Give the parents and families of our parish the wisdom and courage to support our young people, in searching for and following the call of God in their lives. Through Christ Our Lord, Amen.


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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