Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 9th. and 10th. May 2015

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   “Sixth Sunday of Easter”

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 11th. to Sunday 17th. May 2015.

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

Vigil – Saturday 16th. at 8.00p.m.;        Sunday 17th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:       Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday16th. at 6.30p.m.;        Sunday 17th. at 10.00a.m.

Wednesday 13th.            Feast of Our Lady of Fatima.     Thursday 14th. Feast of St Matthias

Friday 15th.      Feast of St. Carthage:              Saturday 16th.   Feast of St Brendan.

Pray For:                      John Geary, Mullinavat who died during the week.

Months Mind Mass:       John Joe Bambrick, Kyleva. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 9th. May at 8.00p.m.

Rota for next week-end:    16th. and 17th. May 2015 (Feast of The Ascension of Our Lord)


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

Hugginstown:        Saturday 8.00p.m. Pat Power;               Sunday 11.00a.m. Lily Burke;

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:              Saturday 6.30p.m. Kitty Wallace;         Sunday 10.00a.m. Mary Malzard.

Hugginstown:        Saturday 8.00p.m. Marie Duggan;       Sunday 11.00a.m. Carmel O’Toole.

Marian Devotion; (The Prayer of Mary)

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 12th. in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m.

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 14th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m

Anniversary Masses:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 16th. May at 6.30p.m. – Bridget Hennessy, Cherrymount.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 16th. May at 8.00p.m. – Nan and James Grace, Lismatigue.


Congratulations to Charlie Shane Lanigan, Aghaviller and his parents Sharon and Shane.

Charlie was baptised in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 2nd. May.

Ossory Adult Faith Development:

A Lecture on the Marriage Referendum “What are the consequences of its passing that we can now foresee?” will be given by Mr. Patrick Treacy S.C. on Monday 11th. May at 7.30p.m.

in St. Patrick’s Parish Centre, Loughboy. All are very welcome.


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

Mill Hill Missionaries:

Fr. Denis Hartnett of the Mill Hill Fathers wishes to thank all for your support last weekend.

Stoneyford Church (Bicentenary):

Next meeting will take place in Stoneyford Church at 7.30p.m. on Wednesday 13th. May

Monroe School:

Meeting of the Board of Management will be held on Thursday 14th. May at 8.30p.m.

Circuit Training:

Circuit Training Classes at Hugginstown Community Centre on Wednesdays from 7.00p.m to 8.00p.m.

Choir Practice:
An invitation to choir members to participate in the Ordination of Rev. Brian Griffin.  The Ordination will take place in St Mary’s Cathedral on June 28th. at 3.00p.m.
The first practice for choirs will take place in St John’s Church, Kilkenny on Monday 25th. May at 7.30p.m.
Our Lady of Fatima:

On the feast of Our Lady of Fatima, Wednesday 13th. May; a blessing with the Relic of the Children of Fatima will be given in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, St Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny at 7.00p.m.  All are welcome.

Text Alert Scheme:

A Public Meeting will be held in Gáirdin an Ghorta, Newmarket on Tuesday 12th. May at 8.00p.m. with the view to setting up a Community Text Alert Scheme in the Hugginstown and Newmarket areas.

Members of the Gardaí from the Thomastown Garda Station will be in attendance and will explain how the Text Alert Scheme works.

Stoneyford 10K.:

Stoneyford 10K. will take place on Sunday 17th. May in Stoneyford Village.

Sponsorship Cards are available for local charities or from the Alzheimer Day Centre in Kilkenny.

South Kilkenny Historical Society:

South Kilkenny Historical Society will have a coach trip to Kinsale and Midleton Distillery, Cork on Saturday, May 23rd. Coach will leave Mullinavat at 8.00a.m. and return at 10.00p.m.(approx.) Cost includes Coach Fare, Guided Tours at Kinsale and Midleton Distillery and evening meal. The trip coincides with the 100th. Anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania and will include visits to sites related to this tragic event. For Further information contact Brigid Barron 087 950 7295, and Eddie Synnott 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 2015 at 8.00p.m.

Stoneyford Cemetery on Friday 3rd. July 2015 at 8.00p.m.

Hugginstown Cemetery on Saturday 4th. July 2015 at 8.00p.m.

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 4th. May 2015          Numbers: 09; 12; 16.            Bonus No: 13.

One Match 3 Winner:               No Jackpot Winner:

€1,000.00 Winner:         Claire Kelly, Coolmean, Ballyhale, Co. Kilkenny.

€50.00 Seller of Ticket:    Heaslip’s, Knocktopher, Co. Kilkenny.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     Ann Power;        James Irish;        Kathleen Fennelly.

Next week:                     Match 3: €1,000.00;                   Jackpot: €5,700.00;

Next Draw on Monday 11th. May. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m.

Focus Ireland:

Focus Ireland works to end homelessness at a national level. The South East Regional Team support families and individuals in Waterford, Cork, Wexford, Kilkenny, Carlow and Tipperary through their supported housing. At the moment they have a deficit of volunteers to meet their needs regarding forth coming fundraising activities. Any person interested in volunteering can visit the Focus Ireland website: to learn more about their services and then contact the Waterford Fundraising team at .

Irish Language Summer Camp:

Bí Beo Sports and Irish Language Summer Camp will be held at Loreto Secondary School, Kilkenny from 29th. June to 3rd. July and from 13th. July to 17th. July. Camp is suitable for 11 to 15 year olds. For further information please contact Nichola Leonard at 083 469 0239.


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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