Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 14th. and 15th. November 2015

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches)

“Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time”

St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth

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 16th. to Sunday 22nd. November. 2015

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

                  Vigil – Saturday 21st. at 8.00p.m.;        Sunday 22nd. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:        Wednesday at 7.00p.m.          

                  Vigil – Saturday 21st. at 6.30p.m.;        Sunday 22nd. at 10.00a.m.

Monday 16th.    Feast of St. Margaret of Scotland. Tuesday 17th.     Feast of St Elizabeth.

Wednesday 18th. Feast of The Dedication of the Basilicas of Ss. Peter and Paul.

Saturday 21st.   Feast of The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Pray For:        Helena Butler, 29 Chapel View, who died during the week.

Months Mind Mass:      Larry Murphy, Gowlawn. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 14th. November at 8.00p.m.

Anniversaries:   Tom Nolan, Newmarket, Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 15th. November at 11.00a.m.

John and Margaret (Peggy) Brennan, Hugginstown.   Michael Dunne;           Patrick Burke.

Rota for next week-end:      21st. and 22nd. November.   (Feast of Jesus Christ The King )


Stoneyford:        Saturday 6.30p.m. Parents;          Sunday 10.00a.m. Eileen Sutton;

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

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:        Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny;      Sunday 10.00a.m. T. J. Mills.

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

Parish Readers – Ministers of the Word:

The Ossory Adult Faith Development is offering two evenings of Reflection during the month of November for all Parish Readers and those who wish to become Readers. They will take place in Mullinavat Church on Monday 23rd. and Monday 30th. at 7.30p.m. or in St. Fiacre’s Church, Loughboy on Tuesday 24th. November and Tuesday 1st. December at 7.30p.m.

Months Mind Mass:

Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 21st. November at 6.30p.m. – Michael Conway, Aghaviller.

Anniversary Mass next weekend:

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 21st. November at 8.00p.m. Jim Corcoran, Sheepstown

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 22nd. Nov. at 11.00a.m.  –   Jimmy, Bridget and Richard Cuddihy.

Marian Devotion; (The Prayer of Mary)

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 17th. in Stoneyford Church at 7.00p.m.

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 19th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m

First Holy Communion 2016:

The Family Masses in preparation for First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Saturday 21st. November in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m and in Hugginstown Church at 8.00p.m.

The Ossory Priests Society:

The Ossory Priests Society is responsible for making suitable provision for the care of the priests in the Diocese of Ossory in infirmity, sickness and old age.

The Annual Collection in aid of Ossory Priests Society will take place next weekend 21st/22nd November after all Masses.

Remembrance Masses for November:

Remembrance Mass for the Faithful Departed will be celebrated 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 15th. November at 10.40a.m.

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


Congratulations to Jill Anna Doyle, Ennisnag and her parents Carina and Gerard; Ellie was baptised in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 7th. November.

Congratulations to Ellie Jane Murphy, Newmarket and her parents Nicola and Sean; Jill was baptised in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 7th. November.

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.

St. Mary’s Cathedral Restoration Fund:

A Super Auction will take place on Saturday 28th. November in O’Loughlin Gaels Sports Complex,

Hebron Road, Kilkenny. For further information contact Fr. Pat Dalton 086 828 3478

Social Badminton:

Social Badminton takes place in Callan on Mondays and Thursdays at 8.00p.m. All are welcome.


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

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 2nd. November 2015          Numbers: 16; 04; 22.         Bonus No: 28.

No Match 3 Winner:                          No Jackpot Winner:

€30.00 Winners:      Maggie Walsh, Hugginstown;   Pat O’Neill, Stonecarthy;

Jamie Power, Lawcus;            A & M Rohan, Carrigetna;                    Stephanie Power, Lawcus

3 Sellers €15.00 each:            Aoife Sheehan;        Pauline Doyle;        Teresa Fitzgerald.

Next week: Match 3: €1,000.00;             Match 4: €2,000.00;          Jackpot: €8,400.00;

Next Draw on Monday 16th. November.   Please submit returns by 8.30p.m.  Draw at 9.00p.m.

Scoil Aireagail

Scoil Aireagail Parents’ Association is holding a number of fundraising activities in the coming weeks.

A Clothes Collection will be held in the school on the week of 23rd. November.

Bingo will take place in the School Hall on Sunday 29th. November at 2.30p.m.

The Scoil Aireagail Christmas Concert will take place on Thursday 3rd. December.

Application forms for Enrolment for the 2016/2017 school year must be returned by November 30th.

“Children Grieve too.”

November 20th marks the First National Children’s Bereavement Awareness Day. The day is aimed at those Supporting bereaved children, whether parents or carers, teachers, sports groups, faith communities or friends in their local communities. We want to highlight that while bereaved children belong in their families we all have a part to play in supporting them through the journey of grief.   Kilkenny Bereavement Support will have a stand with trained volunteers in MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre on November 20th. to support those who have a part to play in this important work.

Newmarket/Hugginstown Community and Text Alert:

Public Meeting in Hugginstown Community Centre on Tuesday 1st. December at 7.30p.m.

Monroe School:

S.N.Móin Ruadh is hosting a fundraising make-up demonstration, with the highly talented make-up artist, in the school on Wednesday November 25th. at 7.30pm. This will consist of a demonstration and an interval, then followed by a second demonstration. We hope this will be a very sociable and enjoyable evening, and a chance to pick up very good tips. If you would like to attend this event, please contact the school on 056 776 8931 for tickets.

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 18th. November at 7.30p.m. All are very welcome.

World Youth Day 2016

World Youth Day 2016 will take place in Poland at the end of July 2016.  Pope Francis will attend and will lead the Way of the Cross on Friday, the overnight vigil on Saturday and celebrating Mass on Sunday 31st July.  The Diocese of Ossory invite young people to attend.  Young people (over 18) are invited to make contact through or Fr Richard Scriven 087 242 0033 or Derek Dooley 087 938 4242 for further information.


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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