Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 31st. October and 1st. November 2015

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches)

“Feast of All Saints”

St. Malachy

St. Malachy

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 2nd. to Sunday 8th. November.

Hugginstown:    Monday at 7.30p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 9.30a.m.          

                        Vigil – Saturday 7th. at 8.00p.m.;        Sunday 8th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:       Monday and Friday at 7.00p.m.          

                        Vigil – Saturday 7th. at 6.30p.m.;        Sunday 8th. at 10.00a.m.

Monday 2nd.      Feast of All Souls. Mass in Stoneyford at 7.00p.m. Hugginstown 7.30p.m.

Tuesday 3rd.      Feast of St. Malachy;     Wednesday 4th.   Feast of St. Charles Borromeo.

Friday 6th.        Feast of All the Saints of Ireland.                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:          Michael Conway, Aghaviller; buried in Kilmoganny on Tuesday last.

Anniversaries:   James and Mary Barron, Sheepstown: Anniversary Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 31st. October at 8.00p.m.

                        John Sheridan, Kells: Anniversary Mass in Stoneyford Church on Sunday 1st. November at 10.00a.m.                                       Winnie Nolan, Newmarket: Anniversary Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 1st. November at 11.00a.m.                                       Joe O’Brien, Catstown.

Rota for next week-end: 7th. and 8th. November. (Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Vivion Fennelly;          Sunday 10.00a.m. Donal Butler

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

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Maria Reid;      Sunday 10.00a.m. Bernie Grace.

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Nancy Hearne;              Sunday 11.00a.m. Mary Cahill.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 7th. November at 6.30p.m.   – Philip Murphy, Lawcus

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 8th. November at 11.00a.m. – Johnny and Patsy Butler,

Marian Devotion; (The Prayer of Mary)

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 3rd. in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m.

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 5th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m


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

November Offerings:

Envelopes for the November Offerings are available in the Church Porch.

Please use them for your offering, which can be returned during the month of November.

Stoneyford Active Retirement:

A meeting will take place next Wednesday 4th. November at 2.30p.m. in Stoneyford Community Centre.

Bowls afterwards for anyone interested. All are welcome.

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!

Lotto Results:

Draw: Tuesday 27th. October 2015          Numbers: 06; 18; 05.      Bonus No: 28.

No Match 3 Winner:                             No Jackpot Winner:

€30.00Winners:            Kathleen Brophy, Sheepstown;      Nicholas Murphy, Kilkeasy;

Phil Mulcahy, Condonstown;      Brigid Hogan, Kells;                      Charlie Malzard, Stoneyford.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     Caitlín Roche;    Pat Fitzgerald;    Deirdre Brennan.

Next week:                     Match 3: €1,000.00;                              Jackpot: €8,200.00;

Next Draw on Monday 2nd. November.  Please submit returns by 8.30p.m.  Draw at 9.00p.m.

Understanding the Papacy of Pope Francis: 

The Mercy of God and a resulting merciful Church is at the heart of his faith and his teachings.   Through a series of talks the Ossory Faith Development Group hope to explore this idea. The Venue is St Patrick’s Parish Centre, Loughboy, Kilkenny. on Wednesday 4th. 11th. and 18th. November at 7.30p.m. each evening. All are very welcome.

Alcohol-Free” Bar:

Kilkenny’s first “Alcohol-Free” Bar is open every Thursday night from 9.00p.m. to 11.00p.m. in Flipside Studios, Colliers Lane, Kilkenny. The main purpose of this space is to provide a social outlet for people (aged 18+) that doesn’t revolve around alcohol.  Somewhere people can relax, at night time, with a mineral/cuppa and good company.

Annual Triduum:

The Annual Triduum in honour of St Martin De Porres takes place at the Black Abbey Kilkenny from Tuesday 3rd. to Thursday 5th. November. This year the preacher will be Fr. Brendan Clifford OP.

The Irish Wheelchair Association:

The Irish Wheelchair Association will hold its national fund raiser “ANGEL DAYS” on Thursday 5th. and Friday 6th. November. Angel Pins, Angel Car Air Fresheners and Angel Fun packs will be on sale at various locations throughout Kilkenny City and surrounding Towns. All funds raised are spent on services for local people with physical & sensory disabilities. Thank you for your ongoing support.

The Crisis in Mental Health in Ireland Today:

Dr. Fergus Heffernan will present a talk entitled ”The Crisis in Mental Health in Ireland Today” at St. Fiacre’s Church, Loughboy at 8.00p.m. on Tuesday, 3rd. November.  Very recent research is highlighting a great difficulty with young people in Ireland and their mental health.  This is a night that will focus on the reasons why young people seem to be finding it so difficult to cope.  We will  look at how we as a family and community can offer support and guidance.


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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