Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 12th. and 13th. September 2015

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches)

“Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time”

St. Cornelius

St. Cornelius

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 14th. to Sunday 20th. September 2015.

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 19th. at 8.00p.m.;        Sunday 20th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:       Wednesday at 7.00p.m.            

                        Vigil – Saturday 19th. at 6.30p.m.;        Sunday 20th. at 10.00a.m.

Monday 14th.     Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.

Tuesday 15th.     Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows. Wednesday 16th.   Feast of St. Cornelius.

Pray For:          Gret Lee (nee Rafter), late of Catstown who died in Birmingham recently

Anniversary:     Margaret Duggan, Ballinteskin: Anniversary Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 12th. September at 8.00p.m.

                        Jimmy Walsh, Lismatigue: Anniversary Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 13th. September at 11.00a.m.

Rota for next week-end: 19th. and 20th. September (Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Ronan Murphy;   Sunday 10.00a.m. Fred Malzard.

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Pat Duggan;   Sunday 11.00a.m. Caroline Kennaelly

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny;       Sunday 10.00a.m. T. J. Mills.

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Marie Duggan;             Sunday 11.00a.m. Ann Power.

Marian Devotion; (The Prayer of Mary)

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 15th. in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m.

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 17th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m

Anniversary Mass next weekend:

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 19th. September at 8.00p.m.  –  John Walsh, Carickmerlin.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 20th. September at 11.00a.m.    –  Toddy Tennyson, Mabbistown.


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


The “St. Vincent de Paul” Collection will be held this weekend 12th./13th. September.

Theology Course:

Do you want to know more about your Faith? Your Church? Its History? Our Bible (Old and New Testaments) Our Moral Theology? Our Liturgy and Sacraments?  Or just to know more about the God we pray to. If so why not consider taking part in the Certificate in Theological Studies at St Kieran’s College. A new course starts in October 2015. For more information contact St. Kieran’s College or Liam Cassin on 056 776 8693

Age Action:

Age Action is now searching for Ireland’s top Silver Surfers. The Awards celebrate and showcase older peoples’ use of the internet and technology.    This year they are looking for enthusiastic people over the age of 50 who have an interesting story to share about how they use their computer and the internet and who will become a role model to inspire more older people to embrace technology. The public can nominate someone for an award by filling in a form online at or by phoning Anne-Marie on 01 475 6989. The closing date for nominations is Sunday, October 4th.

National Eucharistic Congress:

On September 26th. and 27th. 2015 the celebration of a National Eucharistic Congress will take place in Knock, Co. Mayo. Its theme is ‘Christ our Hope’. Bus will be available on Saturday, 26th. September. Collection point at Loughboy Car Park, Kilkenny at 7.00 a.m. For further information contact Marian Fennelly at 086 069 3510

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 8th. September 2015          Numbers: 05; 23; 28.    Bonus No: 12.

No Match 3 Winner:                                        No Jackpot Winner:

€30.00Winners:            Jim Walsh, Keatingstown;                                               Linda Butler, c/o Paudric Crowley;

James Walsh, Coolmore;  Angela & Marie Barron, Romansvalley;     Paddy Cummins, Floodhall;

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     John Power;           Tris Power;             Kathleen Fennelly.

Next week:                     Match 3: €1,000.00;                                         Jackpot: €7,500.00;

Next Draw on Monday 14th. September. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m.

Stoneyford Field Day:

The Annual Field Day will take place at the Community Centre on September 20th. at 2.00p.m. There will be a Dog Show for the pets, Bouncy Castles; Coffee/Teas and Home Baking; Hurling and Soccer Blitz and lots of fun. Please come along and support.

Stoneyford Active Retirement:

Trip to Russborough House on Tuesday 29th. September. Anybody interested in joining this outing; more information from 056 772 8225 or 087 641 4038 or email:  All are very welcome.

Fit Club will resume on Wednesday 16th. September in the Community Centre at 8.15p.m. New members are very welcome.

Vocations Awareness Afternoon.

An afternoon of conversation and reflection for men aged 18+ will take place in the Chapter Room, St. Mary’s Cathedral Kilkenny on Sunday October 4th. from 2.00p.m. to 5.00p.m.  For further information contact Fr. Willie Purcell, Vocations Director.  Tel: 087 628 6858 or

“Understanding the Suicidal Mind”

Kilkenny Bereavement Support are hosting a Free Public Talk, “Understanding the Suicidal Mind” on Thursday 17th. September at 7.30p.m. in the Ormonde Hotel, Kilkenny. It will be given by leading psychologist, Dr. Eoin Galavan. He will explain what happens in the Suicidal Mind and how we can understand the psychology behind the suicide. All are very welcome.

Men on the Move, the best Move you’ll ever make!

We all need a little maintenance so why not come along for your Free Health Check as part of the Men on the Move programme in Kilkenny. You will be part of a network of 100 men from across County Kilkenny who are taking positive steps towards a healthier lifestyle. The Free Health Checks will be available in Thomastown on Monday 14th. September at 7.00p.m.  For further information contact Caitríona Corr, Kilkenny Recreation and Sports Partnership, Telephone: 056 779 4990

Conference on Climate Change:

The Environment Committee of the Church of Ireland, Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory are holding a conference to raise awareness of the issues surrounding Climate Change and Farming. The Conference will be held in Kilkenny College on Saturday 3rd. October at 2.00p.m. For further information contact; Janet Crampton on 053 923 2589 or 087 907 7981

‘Integritas’, Ennisnag, Stoneyford:

Programme from September 2015 to February 2016: a. Contemplative Prayer every Wednesday at 8.00p.m.   b. Launch of Guide Book on Ash Wednesday 10th. February 2016 at 7.30p.m.: c. A ten week course on “The Body in Christian Faith”: d.   Supporting Family Life through the values of Cisterian Monasticism, plus many other Study Days;

For further information contact: Linda Rainsberry or Patrick Treacy at 056 7728902.


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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