Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 30th. and 31st. May 2015

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches)

Feast of “The Most Holy Trinity”

St. Kevin

St. Kevin

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 1st. to Sunday 7th. June 2015.

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

Vigil – Saturday 6th. at 8.00p.m.;        Sunday 7th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:       Wednesday and Friday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 6th. at 6.30p.m.;        Sunday 7th. at 10.00a.m.

Monday 1st.       Feast of St. Justin.           Wednesday 3rd.   Feast of St. Kevin.

Friday 5th.         Feast of St. Boniface:                   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 the First Fridays or at any other time.

Cemetery Mass:  Mass in Calvary Cemetery on Friday 5th. June at 8.00p.m.

Pray For:          Fr. James Carrigan: retired Parish Priest of Aghaboe.

Months Mind Mass:    Angela Lee, Cherrymount. Mass in Stoneyford Church on Sunday 31st. May at 10.00a.m.

Anniversaries:   Hannah O’Gorman, Hugginstown: Mass in Hugginstown Church on Monday 1st. June at 9.30a.m.

Maura Farrell; Glenmore House. Oldtown. Fr. Paddy Duggan and Michael Duggan late of Boolyglass.

Rota for next week-end:    6th. and 7th. June 2015 (Feast of The Body and Blood of Christ)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Rita O’Farrell;    Sunday 10.00a.m. Michael Dermody

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Teresa Broderick; Sunday 11.00a.m. Noreen Kenneally

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny;          Sunday 10.00a.m. Mary Malzard.

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Marie Duggan;     Sunday 11.00a.m. Patricia Barron.

Marian Devotion; (The Prayer of Mary)

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 2nd. in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m.

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 4th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m

Exam Time:

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

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

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 6th. June at 6.30p.m. – Jim and Peg Butler, Knockdrinna.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 6th. June at 8.00p.m – Statia and Ned Power, Condonstown

Stoneyford Church (Bicentenary):

A Choir Practise for the Celebration Mass on 11th. July will be held in Stoneyford Church on Friday June 5th. at 7.30p.m (after First Friday Mass). We encourage new faces to come along and be part of the Celebrations.

Still looking for Old Photographs taken around Stoneyford for a photographic display during the 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.

First Holy Communion:

First Holy Communion for Monroe and Newmarket Schools will be celebrated in Hugginstown Church on this Sunday 31st. May 2015 at 11.00a.m.

Congratulations to: Marie-Therese Aylward;  Morette Aylward;  Jody Dineen;  

Conor Farrell; Patrick Irish;     Aoife Kenneally;     Serena O’Farrell;

Sean O’Toole;     Michael Rohan;     Maeve Murphy;       Mark Power.

Also Congratulations to all Parents, Families and Teachers.

Fundraising Trek:

A 10K Fundraising Trek will take place on Saturday 13th. June in Graiguenamanagh, Co Kilkenny to raise much needed funds for Brú Columbanus. Brú Columbanus supports families with relatives in Hospitals and Hospices – by providing “home from home” accommodation for the relatives of seriously ill patients. Registration for Trek can be done online at or by calling 021 434 5754 or 087 278 7074


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


A Church Door Collection in aid of “St. Vincent de Paul” will be held next weekend Saturday 6th. and Sunday 7th. June.

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 25th. May 2015          Numbers: 21; 22; 26.          Bonus No: 25.

No Match 3 Winner:                 No Jackpot Winner:

€30.00 Winners: Carmel & Ann Marie Toner; c/o Aoife Sheehan; Fennelly Family, Mullinahone;

James Brennan, Boolyglass;     Jennifer Irish, Kyleva;                 Stella Tennyson, Mabbittstown.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     John Power;       Carroll’s,(Knocktopher);     Eilish Rohan.

Next week:                     Match 3: €1,000.00;                   Jackpot: €6,000.00;

Next Draw on Monday 1st. June. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.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:

Stoneyford Active Retirement Group will take a day trip to New Ross on Wed. 3rd.

We will meet at the Community Hall at 10 a.m. We’ll share transport. Tel: 7728225 if you need more information.

Official Opening:

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

Kilkenny Carer Support Group:

Meeting on Wednesday 3rd. June from 4.00p.m. to 5.30p.m. at The Village Day Centre (behind the Village Inn Pub). Information and support provided for past/present carers of people with Alzheimer’s/Dementia. All new members welcome. For more information call 056 777 1230.


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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