Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 24th. and 25th. October 2015

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches)

“Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time”

Priests of the Parish:

St. Colman

St. Colman

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 26th. October to Sunday 1st. November.

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 31st. at 8.00p.m.;        Sunday 1st. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:       Wednesday at 7.00p.m.          

                        Vigil – Saturday 31st. at 6.30p.m.;        Sunday 1st. at 10.00a.m.

Wednesday 28th.    Feast of Sts. Simon and Jude (Apostles)   Thursday 29th.   Feast of St. Colman.

Pray For:          Fr. Patrick Brennan (Retired) who died during the week

Anniversaries:   Margaret and John Phelan, Stonecarthy: Anniversary Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 24th. October at 6.30p.m.

Tom and Kathy Noonan, Aghaviller: Anniversary Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 24th. October at 8.00p.m.

Mary and Jack Glennon, Newmarket: Anniversary Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 25th. October at 11.00a.m.

Maura Doyle(nee Maher), Kyleva

Rota for next week-end:     31st. October and 1st. November. (Feast of All Saints)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Ronan Murphy;    Sunday 10.00a.m. Michael Dermody

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Teresa Broderick  Sunday 11.00a.m. Deirdre O’Shea

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Kitty Wallace;  Sunday 10.00a.m. T. J. Mills.

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Bridget Farrell;  Sunday 11.00a.m. Patricia Barron.

Anniversary Mass next weekend:

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 31st. October at 8.00p.m. – James and Mary Barron, Sheepstown

In Stoneyford Church on Sunday 1st. November at 10.00a.m.   – John Sheridan, Kells

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 1st. November at 11.00a.m. – Winnie Nolan, Newmarket

Marian Devotion; (The Prayer of Mary)

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 27th. in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m.

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 29th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m

First Holy Communion 2016:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Holy Communion will be celebrated on this 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.


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


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

Summer Time Ends:

Clocks will go back one hour this Saturday night 24th. October 2015

Remembrance Masses for November:

Remembrance Mass for the Faithful Departed will be celebrated in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 7th. November at 8.00p.m.

and in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 14th. November at 6.30p.m.

All who have lost a family member during the past year will be invited to bring a candle to the alter in remembrance of their loved ones during the Mass; and all are invited to write down the names of their own departed ones and place them at the altar for the month of November. They will be remembered at all Masses during November.

The Rosary will be recited in Stoneyford Cemetery on Sunday 8th. November at 10.40a.m.

The Rosary will be recited in Calvary Cemetery on Sunday 8th. November at 11.50a.m.

The Rosary will be recited in Hugginstown Cemetery on Sunday 15th. November at 11.45a.m.

November – Month of the Holy Souls:

Some people choose to abstain from alcohol for the month of November and offer this prayerful act in honour of their Deceased Loved Ones and for someone they know or love with an addiction. You can do likewise!

Stoneyford Community Centre:

‘Tai Chi’ Class will take place in The Community Centre, Stoneyford on Thursdays at 2.15p.m. (Runners and Sportswear).   All are welcome.

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 19th. October 2015          Numbers: 02; 18; 26.      Bonus No: 28.

One Match 3 Winner:                           No Jackpot Winner:

€1,000.00 Winner:         Tommy Davis, Danganbeg.

€50.00 Seller of Ticket:   “Heaslip’s”, Knocktopher.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     Charlie Malzard;     Eamon Irish;    Pat Fitzgerald.

Next week:                     Match 3: €1,000.00;                              Jackpot: €8,100.00;

Next Draw on Monday 26th. October.Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m.

South Kilkenny Historical Society:

A Lecture on ‘The Ordnance Mapping of Ireland’ will take place on Thursday, October 29th. in Mullinavat Parish Hall (opposite Church) at 8.00p.m. The Speaker will be Mr Richard Kirwan (former Director of Ordnance Survey Ireland) All are welcome. For further information contact Eddie Synnott on 086 812 4349

‘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 please contact 056 779 4991.

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.

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club ‘Get Together’ will take place on Tuesday 27th. October at 2.00p.m. in Gairdín an Ghorta, Newmarket. All are very welcome.

Halloween Disco:

The Parents Association of St. Brendan’s N. S., Newmarket are running a Halloween Themed Disco in the Community Centre, Hugginstown on Thursday 29th. October at 6.30p.m. All children in pre-schools, primary schools and their parents are welcome.



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Contact: Telephone: 056 776 8693 or email







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