Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 13th. and 14th. June 2015

Oliver Plunkett(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches)

“Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time”

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 15th. to Sunday 21st. June 2015.

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

Vigil – Saturday 20th. at 8.00p.m.;        Sunday 21st. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:       Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday20th. at 6.30p.m.;        Sunday 21st. at 10.00a.m.

Saturday 20th.    Feast of the Irish Martyrs.

Pray For:          Jim Doran, Stoneyford   and Kathleen O’Carroll, Dunnamaggan:

Both who died during the past week

Months Mind Mass:        John Molyneaux, Stoneyford. Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 13th. May at 6.30p.m.

Anniversaries:   Michael Brennan, Keatingstown: Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 13th. June at 8.00p.m.

                        Mary Gaule, Keatingstown: Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 14th. June at 11.00a.m.

Nora Duggan, Gowlawn.

Rota for next week-end:    20th. and 21st. June 2015 (Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time)


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

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Catherine Dwyer; Sunday 11.00a.m. Caroline Kenneally

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Maria Reid;         Sunday 10.00a.m. Bernie Grace

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Nancy Hearne;     Sunday 11.00a.m. Carmel O’Toole.

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.

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.

St. Joseph’s Young Priests Society:

The Annual Pilgrimage to Knock will take place on Saturday 27th. June. Bus will depart outside St. Brendan’s Church, Stoneyford at 7.15a.m. For further information please contact Marian at 086 069 3510 or Margaret at 085 145 5165

Marian Devotion; (The Prayer of Mary)

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 16th. in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m.

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 18th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 20th. June at 6.30p.m     –     John Dunne, Stoneyford

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 20th. June at 8.00p.m  –   Kitty Lonergan, Lismatigue

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 14th. June at 11.00a.m – Mary, Stephen and Sonny Kelly

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.

Dates to Remember:

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

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

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

Corpus Christi Procession:

Due to an event taking place in Kilkenny City on this Sunday 14th June, the route for the Corpus Christi Procession has changed as follows: To mark the ‘Year for Consecrated Life’, the faithful are asked to gather at the Capuchin Friary, Kilkenny at 2.00p.m.; where all will pray for the  renewal of  Consecrated Life in our Diocese; will then process through Parnell Street, on to  James’s Green to honour the Blessed Virgin and then process to the St. Mary’s Cathedral for Benediction.

Music Workshop:

On Saturday June 20th. in the Ormonde Hotel Kilkenny, International Gospel Music leader Mark Anthony will give workshops on ‘Music, Ministry and Faith’. Mark Anthony was the musical director for Whitney Houston and at present is working with some of the world’s most famous music artists.  The workshops begin at 10.00a.m.  A unity concert will take place with Mark Anthony in the Black Abbey Church on Saturday 20th. at 7.30p.m. More information from Ella Dunphy 087 900 2092 or

Integritas:  – Ennisnag, Stoneyford, Co. Kilkenny:

“Drawing upon the sense of mission in the Gospel of St. Luke” An evening with Fr. Michael Mullins will take place on Thursday, June 18th. at 7.30 p.m. All are very welcome. For further information please ring 056 772 8902


The annual Church Gate Collection in aid of “The Irish Wheelchair Association” will take place next weekend 20th./21st. June


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

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 8th. June 2015          Numbers: 24; 28; 27.           Bonus No: 16.

No Match 3 Winner:                No Jackpot Winner:

€30.00 Winners:           Rose Coyle, c/o James Irish;     Liam Brennan, Keatingstown;

Mary Walsh, c/o E. Irish:      John Fitzgerald, Hugginstown;     Rory & Darragh Doyle, Carrickshock.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     Willie Walshe;   John Power;       James Irish;

Next week:                     Match 3: €1,000.00;                              Jackpot: €6,200.00;

Next Draw on Monday 15th. June. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m.

South Kilkenny Historical Society:

A Loop Tour, of Knocktopher, Newmarket, Hugginstown, Carrickshock and Knocktopher will be lead by Mr David Rice,  on this 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




You may also like...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *