Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 3rd. and 4th. October 2015

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches)

“Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time” – “Day for Life”


St. Bruno.

St. Bruno.

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 5th. to Sunday 11th. October 2015

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 10th. at 8.00p.m.;         Sunday 11th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:       Wednesday at 7.00p.m.          

                        Vigil – Saturday 10th. at 6.30p.m.;        Sunday 11th. at 10.00a.m.

Tuesday 6th.      Feast of St. Bruno.   Wednesday 7th. Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary.

Friday 9th.         Feast of Blessed John Henry Newman.

Pray For:          Larry Murphy, Gowlawn, who died during the week.

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

Anniversaries:   Anastasia and James Hurley, Ennisnag: Anniversary Mass in Stoneyford Church on Sunday 4th. October at 10.00a.m.

Bill Barron, Newmarket: Anniversary Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 4th. October at 11.00a.m.

Rota for next week-end:    10th. and 11th. October (Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Catherina Roche;          Sunday 10.00a.m. Lily Burke.

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

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Maria Reid;                  Sunday 10.00a.m. T. J. Mills.

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

Marian Devotion; (The Prayer of Mary)

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 6th. in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m.

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 8th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m

Anniversary Mass next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 10th. October at 6.30p.m.    – George and Eileen O’Neill, Stonecarthy.

In hugginstown Church on Saturday 10th. October at 8.00p.m.   – John Grace, Lismatigue.


Congratulations to Olive Murphy, Lawcus and Cian Dunphy, Tramore who were married in Rathfeigh, Co. Meath on Friday 2nd. October.

Stoneyford Active Retirement Group:

Next meeting on Wednesday 7th. October at 2.30p.m. Introduction to Yoga will take place at 3.30p.m. Fit Club every Wednesday in The Community Centre at 8.15p.m.. New members always welcome.


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


The Annual Collection in aid of “Ossory Social Service” will be held next weekend.

October Station Masses:

October Station Masses will be celebrated on this 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.

School Board of Management Meetings:

Stoneyford on Wednesday 7th. at 8.00p.m. and Monroe on Thursday 8th. at 8.30p.m.

Stoneyford Tidy Towns:

Congratulations to all who assisted in anyway with their efforts for the 2015 National Tidy Towns Competition. The A.G.M./Public Meeting & Prize-giving will take place at the Community Centre on Monday 19th. October at 7.30p.m. Light refreshments will be served. All are very welcome.


Kilkenny Carer Support Group:

Meeting on Wednesday 7th. October from 4.00p.m. to 5.30p.m. at The Village Day Centre (behind the Village Inn Pub). Information and support for past/present carers of people with Alzheimer’s/Dementia. Everyone welcome.

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 28th. September 2015          Numbers: 27; 03; 26.  Bonus No: 14.

No Match 3 Winner:                             No Jackpot Winner:

€30.00 Winners:            Catherine Barron, Catstown;          Éabha Carroll, Harristown;

James Murphy, Gorrue;    Claire Dunne, Stoneyford;             Frank Creaney, Oldtown.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     Mary Carroll;         Aoife Sheehan;                      ‘Heaslips’;

Next week:                     Match 3: €1,000.00;                              Jackpot: €7,800.00;

Next Draw on Monday 5th. October. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m.

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.

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 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.  a: “The Church of Pope Francis” by Fr Eamonn Conway on Monday 5th. October at 8:00pm    b: “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.

Residential Weekend Retreat:

‘Supporting Family Life through the values of Cistercian Monasticism’.   A Residential Weekend Retreat at Mount St. Joseph Abbey, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary on Friday, October 16th. to Sunday, October 18th.   In order to reserve a place, please contact Eileen from Monday to Friday, between 2.00 p.m. and 7.00 p.m. at 0505 25600. A reservation can also be made by e-mail to


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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