Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 26th. and 27th. September 2015

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches)

“Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time”

St. Jerome

St. Jerome

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 28th. September to Sunday 4th. October

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 3rd. at 8.00p.m.;        Sunday 4th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:       Mass on Wednesday and Friday at 7.00p.m.          

                        Vigil – Saturday 3rd. at 6.30p.m.;        Sunday 4th. at 10.00a.m.

Tuesday 29th.     Feast of

Wednesday 30th.            Feast of St. Jerome. Thursday 1st. Feast of St. Therese of the Child Jesus

Friday 2nd.        Feast of The Guardian Angels.         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.

Pray For:

Months Mind Mass:Michael Raggett, Croan: Months Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 27th. September at 11.00a.m.

Anniversary:        Neddy Dwyer, Croan: Anniversary Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 26th. September at 8.00p.m.

John Kelly, Lawcus

Rota for next week-end:   3rd. and 4th. October (Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time)


Stoneyford:              Saturday 6.30p.m. Sheila Raggett;       Sunday 10.00a.m. Donal Butler.

Hugginstown:        Saturday 8.00p.m. Tommy Murphy;      Sunday 11.00a.m. Kay Power.

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:              Saturday 6.30p.m. Kitty Wallace;         Sunday 10.00a.m. Mary Malzard.

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

Marian Devotion;(The Prayer of Mary)

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 29th. in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m.

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 1st. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m

Anniversary Mass next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Sunday 4th. October at 10.00a.m.   – Anastasia and James Hurley


Congratulations to Monica Power, Lismatigue and Joe Philpott, Kilkenny who were married in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 19th. September.

Congratulations to Kelly Molyneaux, Cherrymount and Eoin Murphy, Cork who were married in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 19th. September.


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 on next Wednesday 30th. September at 8.00p.m.

in the Parish House, Hugginstown


Local Response to Pope Francis’ Encyclical “Care for Our Common Home” on Saturday 3rd. October

in Waterford Institute of Technology at 9.00a.m.

October Station Masses:

October Station Masses will be celebrated on Saturday 3rd. October in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m and in Hugginstown Church at 8.00p.m. Envelopes for your contributions are available at the Church Porch. Your contributions are for the support of the priests of the parish and the diocese.

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 21st. September 2015          Numbers: 12; 18; 31.  Bonus No: 19.

No Match 3 Winner:                             No Jackpot Winner:

€30.00Winners:            Seanie Gibbons, Stoneyford;          Larry O’Shea, Lismatigue;

Ger Mulcahy, Condonstown;                Margaret Foran, Monroe;                         Marie Duggan, Ballinteskin.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     Catherin Barron;     ‘Heaslips’;     Tommy Hoyne.

Next week:                     Match 3: €1,000.00;                              Jackpot: €7,700.00;

Next Draw on Monday 28th. September. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m.

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. All are very welcome.

Fit Club has resumed on Wednesdays in the Community Centre at 8.15p.m. New members 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

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

Scoil Aireagail Open Night

Scoil Aireagail Open Night for 4th. 5th. and 6th. Class Students of Primary Schools will take place on Tuesday 6th. October at 7.00p.m.  All parents and students are welcome to attend.

6 Week Suicide Grief Awareness Programme.

Kilkenny Bereavement Support are running a six week programme (One and half hours per week) that could support you and your family and friends. The programme will consider the following themes:

  1. A map of grief and grief responses;   b. The stages/models of grief;   c. Dealing with the question “Why?” and other particular difficulties. d. How to find and accept support including the needs of children; e. Memories – continuing bonds;  f. Resilience and self care. The Venue: Villa Maria, Talbot’s Inch, Freshford Road, Kilkenny. Time and Dates: 8.00pm. Tuesday 29th. September, Tuesday 6th. 13th. 20th. 27th. October, and Tuesday 3rd. November.   Enquiries at 056 775 6538.

Future of Our Church:

A Series of public talks in St Patrick’s Parish Centre, Loughboy, Kilkenny. Talk one: “A Poor Church for the Poor” What is our call/response? by Fr Peter McVerry on Monday 28th. September at 8:00pm    Talk two:“The Church of Pope Francis” by Fr Eamonn Conway on Monday 5th. October at 8:00pm    Talk three:“Woman, the elephant in the Church” by Dr. Mary T. Malone on Monday 12th. October at 8.00p.m.

Linedance Classes:

Beginners Classes on Mondays from 8.15p.m. to 9.30p.m. at Stoneyford Community Centre.

Great fun! Great way to meet people! All are welcome. For further information contact: 086 255 6147.

Monster Bingo:

A Monster Bingo with €15,000.00 prize money will be held in Cillín Hill, Kilkenny on Sunday 18th. October at 3.00 p.m. in aid of St. Mary’s Cathedral Restoration Fund. Books €15.00 and €20.00. Single Sheets €2.00. Raffle tickets €2.00. Your support would be appreciated.

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club are reopening after the summer on Tuesday 29th. September at 2.00p.m. in Gairdín an Ghorta, Newmarket.


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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