Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 6th. and 7th. June 2015

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches)

Feast of “Feast of The Body and Blood of Christ”

St. Columba

St. Columba.

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 8th. to Sunday 14th. June 2015.

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

Vigil – Saturday 13th. at 8.00p.m.;        Sunday 14th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:       Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday13th. at 6.30p.m.;        Sunday 14th. at 10.00a.m.

Tuesday 9th.      Feast of St. Columba (Colum Cille) Thursday 11th. Feast of St. Barnabas

Friday 12th.       Feast of The Most Sacred Heart.

Saturday 13th.     Feast of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Pray For:

Anniversaries:   Jim and Peg Butler, Knockdrinna: Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 6th. June at 6.30p.m.

                        Statia and Ned Power, Condonstown: Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 6th. June at 8.00p.m.

Ellen Clooney, Sheepstown

Rota for next week-end:    13th. and 14th. June 2015 (Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Ronan Murphy;  Sunday 10.00a.m. Donal Butler

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Pat Duggan;        Sunday 11.00a.m. Deirdre O’Shea

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Kitty Wallace;     Sunday 10.00a.m. T. J. Mills

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

A New Rota for Readers and Eucharistic Ministers will be arranged within the next few weeks;

if you would like to be part of this Rota, or wish to change please let us know.

Marian Devotion; (The Prayer of Mary)

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 9th. in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m.

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 11th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m

Months Mind Mass:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 13th. May at 6.30p.m. –   John Molyneaux, Stoneyford.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 13th. June at 8.00p.m – Michael Brennan, Keatingstown

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 14th. June at 11.00a.m – Mary Gaule, Keatingstown

Stoneyford Church (Bicentenary):

Next meeting will take place in Stoneyford Church at 7.30p.m. on Wednesday 10th. June

‘Corpus Christi’ Processions:

The ‘Corpus Christi’ Processions will take place on this Sunday 7th. June (Feast of ‘Corpus Christi’) after both Masses. At Stoneyford Church at 10.00a.m. and Hugginstown Church at 11.00a.m.  All those who received their First Holy Communion in the parish this year together with their parents and families are invited to take part.


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

Ordination to the Priesthood:

Rev Brian Griffin will be Ordained Priest for the diocese of Ossory on 28th. June this year. To accompany Brian in the weeks leading up to his Ordination, all Parishes are asked to particularly remember him in their prayers at this time.


Congratulations to Eoin Patrick Mullaney, Lismatigue, and his parents Gillian and Michael.

Also congratulations to Cian Richard O’Gorman, Aghaviller, and his parents Tracy and Richard.

Both Eoin and Cian were baptised in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 30th. May.

June Collection:

The “June Collection 2015” for the support of the priests of the Parish and the Diocese will be taken up during the month of June. Envelopes for this collection are available in Porch.

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

Next ‘Get Together’ will be on Tuesday 9th. June from 2.00p.m. to 4.30p.m. in “Gáirdín an Ghorta”, Newmarket. All are very welcome.


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

Dates to Remember:

Stoneyford Church (Bicentenary) Celebration: On Saturday 11th. July at 6.30p.m.

Cemetery Masses:          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 1st. June 2015          Numbers: 19; 15; 18.            Bonus No: 04.

No Match 3 Winner:                   No Jackpot Winner:

€30.00 Winners:           C. T. Farrell c/o James Irish;        Nicola Aylward, c/o Heaslip’s;

Bridget Cleary, Hugginstown; The 4 Girls, c/o James Irish;   L. P. T. c/o James Irish

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     James Irish;        Irish’s,(Knocktopher).      Mary Carroll.

Next week:                     Match 3: €1,000.00;                  Jackpot: €6,100.00;

Next Draw on Monday 8th. June. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m.

Carrickshock G.A.A.

The Annual Golf Classic is on Friday 12th. and Saturday 13th. June 2015 at Callan Golf Club.

All Tee Times from Richie Power at 086 293 6205

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

South Kilkenny Historical Society:

A Loop Tour, of Knocktopher, Newmarket, Hugginstown, Carrickshock and Knocktopher will be lead by Mr David Rice,  on Sunday, June 14th. Meeting time and place is 3.00p.m. at the Carmelite Friary, Knocktopher. All are welcome. For further information contact: Eddie Synnott at 086 812 4349

BirdWatch Ireland:

BirdWatch Ireland are looking for records of breeding Curlew this summer. Farmers with breeding Curlew on their land may be eligible for GLAS. If you think you know of a nesting pair, please contact Sean Kelly on 085 113 2780 or email and they will contact you.


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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