Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 23rd. and 24th. May 2015

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches)

“Pentecost Sunday”

pentecost2Priests 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 25th. to Sunday 31st. May 2015.

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

Vigil – Saturday 30th. at 8.00p.m.;        Sunday 31st. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:      Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

 Vigil – Saturday 30th. at 6.30p.m.;        Sunday 31st. at 10.00a.m.

Pray For: 

Months Mind Mass:    Billy O’Shea, Lismatigue. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 23rd. May at 8.00p.m.

Anniversaries:   Michael Dunne, Cherrymount and Statia Collins, Norelands. Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 23rd.

May at 6.30p.m.

Sean Duggan, Hugginstown. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 24th. May at 11.00a.m.

Rota for next week-end:    30th. and 31st. May 2015    (Feast of the Most Holy Trinity)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Declan Lennon; Sunday 10.00a.m. Fred Malzard.

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Eileen Aylward;           Sunday 11.00a.m. Parents.

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. Ann Power.

Months Mind Mass:

In Stoneyford Church on Sunday 31st. May at 10.00a.m. – Angela Lee, Cherrymount.

Marian Devotion; (The Prayer of Mary)

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 26th. in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m.

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 28th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m

Exam Time:

Mass will be celebrated for all involved in Public Examinations on next Saturday 30th. May

in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m. and in Hugginstown Church at 8.00p.m.


Congratulations to Linda Comerford, Carrickmerlin, and David Butler, Kilkenny who were married

in Hugginstown Church on Friday 22nd. May.

Stoneyford Church (Bicentenary):

Old photographs taken around Stoneyford are needed for a photographic display during the Bicentenary Celebrations. All photographs will be copied and the original will be returned to the owner.

Please contact Sean Raggett at 056 772 8149 if you can help.

External Painting of the Church and the padding of the kneelers will take place during the next few weeks. Please be careful while work is in progress.


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

Parish Pastoral Council:

A meeting of Aghaviller Parish Pastoral Council will be held in the Parish House, Hugginstown on next Wednesday 27th. May at 8.00p.m.

First Holy Communion:

First Holy Communion will be celebrated with the pupils and families from Monroe and Newmarket Schools on next Sunday, 31st. May at 11.00a.m. in Hugginstown Church.

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.

Stoneyford School:

A Meeting of the Board of Management will be held in Stoneyford School on Wednesday 27th. May at 8.00p.m.


A Church Gate Collection in aid of “Self Help/Gorta” (African Appeal) will be held next weekend Saturday 30th. and Sunday 31st. May.

Circuit Training:

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

Dates to Remember:

Stoneyford Church (Bicentenary) Celebration: On Saturday 11th. July at 6.30p.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 18th. May 2015          Numbers: 22; 06; 29.          Bonus No: 26.

No Match 3 Winner:                 No Jackpot Winner:

€30.00 Winners:            Seanie Gibbons, Stoneyford;          John Maher (Jun), Kyleva;

Breda Irish, Kyleva;         Esther McCarthy, Stonecarthy;       A. & M. Rohan, Carricketna.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     Catherine Barron;               James Irish;    Mary Raggett.

Next week:                     Match 3: €1,000.00;                   Jackpot: €5,900.00;

Next Draw on Monday 25th. May. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m.

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club will travel to Holy Cross Abbey on Sunday 31st. May in honour of St. Padre Pio. Anyone wishing to travel please contact Kay at 056 776 8985 or Lily at 056 776 8008.

Bus due to leave Hugginstown at 11.30a.m.

Lough Derg:

A place of welcome where no one is judged and everyone is equal. You can begin your three Day Pilgrimage on any day from 29th. May to 13th. August. No need to book. Daily boats to the Island from 10.30a.m. until 3:00p.m.; 7 days a week.

For further information contact Maureen or Lorraine on 071 986 1518  email:

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.

Official Opening:

The Rower/Inistioge G.A.A. Club have the Official Opening of their G.A.A. Complex and Grounds in Inistioge on Sunday 31st. May at 7.00p.m. A Senior Inter County Hurling Challenge between Kilkenny and Limerick will follow.


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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