Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 17th. and 18th. October 2015

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches)

“Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time” – “Mission Sunday”

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 19th. to Sunday 25th. October 2015Pope

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 24th. at 8.00p.m.;        Sunday 25th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:       Wednesday at 7.00p.m.          

                        Vigil – Saturday 24th. at 6.30p.m.;        Sunday 25th. at 10.00a.m.

Monday 19th.           Feast of St. Paul of the Cross.                            Thursday 22nd.    Feast of St. John Paul 11.

Pray For: 

Anniversaries:   Winifred Long, Stoneyford: Anniversary Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 17th. October at 6.30p.m.

John Cassin, Ballygerdra: Anniversary Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 17th. October at 8.00p.m.

                        Marie Englishby, Stoneyford: Anniversary Mass in Stoneyford Church on Sunday 18th. October at 10.30a.m.

Maura Power, Lismatigue: Anniversary Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 18th. October at 11.00a.m.

Rota for next week-end:    24th. and 25th. October (Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Parents          Sunday 10.00a.m. Fred Malzard

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Parents                       Sunday 11.00a.m. Noreen Kenneally.

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny;       Sunday 10.00a.m. Mary Malzard

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

Anniversary Mass next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 24th. October at 6.30p.m.  – Margaret and John Phelan, Stonecarthy

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 24th. October at 8.00p.m.   –   Tom and Kathy Noonan, Aghaviller

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 25th. October at 11.00a.m. – Mary and Jack Glendon, Newmarket


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


The Annual Collection in aid of “The Missions” will be held after all Masses next weekend.

October Stations Contributions:

Many thanks to all who contributed to the October Stations during the past weeks.

Your contributions are for the support of the priests of the parish and the diocese.

Stoneyford Community Centre:

‘Tai Chi’ Class will take place in The Community Centre, Stoneyford on next Thursday 22nd. October at 2.15p.m. All are welcome.

Stoneyford Tidy Towns:

Stoneyford Tidy Towns A.G.M. will be held at Community Centre on Monday 19th. October at 7.30pm.

Light refreshments served. All are very welcome.



Congratulations to Hannah Maria Kate, Culverhouse, Stoneyford and her parents Eileen and Peter.

Hannah was baptised in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 10th. October

First Holy Communion 2016:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Saturday 24th. October

in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m and in Hugginstown Church at 8.00p.m.

First Holy Communion will be celebrated in Stoneyford Church on Sunday 24th. April 2016.

First Holy Communion will be celebrated in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 29th. May 2016.

Monroe School:

Meeting of the Board of Management in the school on Thursday 22nd. October at 8.30p.m.


Congratulations and well done to Carrickshock Camogie Club on winning the Junior A Final

in Thomastown last Sunday 11th. October.   Carrickshock 2 – 11. Young Irelands 0 – 15.

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 12th. October 2015          Numbers: 15; 19; 13.      Bonus No: 28.

No Match 3 Winner:                               No Jackpot Winner:

€30.00 Winners:                     Angela Barron, Romansvalley;              George Power, Hugginstown;

Sean O’Sullivan, c/o Pat Fitzgerald;    Kitty Leahy, Carricketna;                    Tommy and Mary Murphy, Lismatigue

3 Sellers €15.00 each:           Caitlin Roche;        Catherine Duggan;                  Tommy Hoyne.

Next week:                                 Match 3: €1,000.00;                               Jackpot: €8,000.00;

Next Draw on Monday 19th. October.Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m.

Monster Bingo:

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

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club are running a bus to the Bingo. The bus will be in Hugginstown at 1.15p.m. The bus will also stop in Newmarket at Gairdin an Ghorta at 1.30p.m. If you wish to travel please telephone Kay at 056 776 8985 or Lily at 056 776 8008. Your support would be appreciated.

‘Go For Life’ Games for Older Adults:

‘Go for Life’ is a national organisation that aims to get older people more active, more often through recreational sport. In Kilkenny, there is an opportunity to participate in these games on Tuesday nights in The Watershed at 8.30p.m.  Over the last two years, the choice of activities has built up, with the group now regularly taking part in Short Mat Bowling, Chair Based Exercise and even Walking Football!!  If you would like to take part, you can turn up on the night or contact Kilkenny Recreation and Sports Partnership to register on 056 779 4991. The games start on Tuesday 20th. October at 8.30p.m. All are welcome!

Down Memory Lane:

With a view to holding an evening of nostalgia in Stoneyford it is hoped to hold a photographic exhibition in the near future.  If you were a member of any organisation e.g. Stoneyford United Soccer Club, St. Brendan’s Hurling Club, Stoneyford School Rounders Teams, Class Photos, Foroige Club, Dramatic Society, Tennis Club, Young Variety Group or Stagedoor, Singing Pubs, Development Association or Ladies Club or indeed any organisation not mentioned above please search you photo albums for anything that might be of interest also old photos of the village and its characters would be welcome.  Brid Malzard, Joan Holland, Catherina Roche & Sheila Raggett will accept your items but please make sure they have your name on the back.  Looking forward to hearing from you all.

Concert in Stoneyford:

Rebecca Storm will appear in Concert in Stoneyford on Saturday next October 24th. at 8.00p.m. This will be her second appearance in Stoneyford and if this concert is half as good as the first time it will prove to be a very memorable occasion. Tickets for this event can be purchased at Walshe’s Shop, Malzard’s Pub, Knockdrinna Cafe or at Stoneyford Community Centre from Monday to Thursday from 9.00a.m. to Lunchtime.


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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