Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 9th. and 10th. January 2016

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches)

“Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord”

Naomh Ita


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 11th. to Sunday 17th. January 2016.

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 16th. at 8.00p.m.;     Sunday 17th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:       Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 16th. at 6.30p.m.;     Sunday 17th. at 10.00a.m.

Feast Day:

Friday 15th.       Feast of St. Ita.

Pray For:

Months Mind Mass:       Jim Walsh, Grand Gates, Castlemorris: Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 10th. January at 11.00a.m.

Anniversaries:   Tom McDonald, Stoneyford.  Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 9th. January at 6.30p.m.

Ellen and James Dalton, Boolyglass.   Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 9th. January at 8.00p.m.

Eddie Walsh, Ennisnag.   Mass in Stoneyford Church on Sunday 10th. January at 10.00p.m.

Paul Mulcahy, Condonstown.      Matt O’Dwyer, Ennisnag

Rota for next week-end: 16th. and 17th. January 2016. (Second Sunday in Ordinary Time)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Rita O’Farrell.  Sunday 10.00a.m. Donal Butler

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Pat Power,       Sunday 11.00a.m. Lily Burke

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. Mary Cahill.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 16th. January at 6.30p.m.   –   Michael Collins, Norelands

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 16th. January at 8.00p.m.   – Richard Aylward, Boolyglass

In Stoneyford Church on Sunday 17th. January at 10.00a.m.   – Ned Lawlor, Knocknaboola.


Congratulations to Chloe Christine Nolan, Newmarket and her parents Niamh and Joe.

Also congratulations to Daniel Jonathan Hillman, Ballygerdra and his parents Mary and Jonathan.

Chloe and Daniel were baptised in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 3rd. Jan ‘16.

Marian Devotion; (The Prayer of Mary)

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Tuesday 12th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.00p.m

The Rosary and Prayers will be recited on Thursday 14th. in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m

Christmas Offerings:

Many thanks for your very generous contributions to the Christmas Offerings over the Christmas period.

These Offerings are for the support of the priests working and retired within the Diocese of Ossory.

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

The ‘Get Together’ will take place on Tuesday 12th. January from 2.00p.m. to 4.30p.m. in “Gáirdín an Ghorta”, Newmarket.

All are very welcome.

Dates to Remember for 2016:

First Holy Communion:

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

23rd. January;      20th. February;    12th. March;       9th. April.

First Holy Communion 2016.

For Stoneyford School on Sunday 24th. April in Stoneyford Church at 11.00a.m.

For Monroe/Newmarket Schools on Sunday 29th. May in Hugginstown Church at 11.00a.m.

Confirmation 2016

Confirmation Retreat for Newmarket and Monroe Schools on Wednesday 20th. January.

Confirmation Retreat for Stoneyford School on Tuesday 26th. January.

Confirmation Ceremony in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 7th. February at 11.00a.m.


The Offertory” Collection on last weekend amounted to €695.00. Thank You.


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

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 4th. January 2016           Numbers: 25; 14; 28.       Bonus No: 08.

No Match 3 Winner:             No Match 4 Winner                                No Jackpot Winner:

€30.00 Winners:                    Charlie Malzard, Stoneyford;                                   Greg Tennyson, Harristown.

Teresa Long, Stoneyford;      Jimmy & Kevin, c/o James Irish;            John O’Grady, Stoneyford.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:           Willie Walshe;       Pat. Dwyer;             John Power

Next week: Match 3: €1,000.00;            Match 4: €2,000.00;           Jackpot: €9,100.00;

Next Draw on Monday 11th. January.    Please submit returns by 8.30p.m.      Draw at 9.00p.m.

Fit Clubexercise classes for over 50’s (men and women) return to Stoneyford Community Hall after the Christmas break. Come along and enjoy some gentle exercises in a fun atmosphere with a fully qualified and insured older adult instructor. Classes take place every Wednesday evening at 8.15pm and will help you get a little bit fitter while having fun with friends. For more details contact:086 364 9923.

Carrickshock Camogie Club:

Carrickshock Camogie Club will be holding a Dinner Dance on the 16th. January 2016 to celebrate the Club’s success during 2015, in the Ormonde Hotel, Kilkenny. Drinks reception will take place from 7.00p.m. Dinner followed by DJ. Tickets can be bought from any of the Committee or Team Member.

Monroe School:

New Enrolments are now being taken at Monroe National School for the school year September 2016 to 2017. Please call in, or e-mail , or phone the school at 056 776 8931 for an Enrolment Form.

Carrickshock Juvenile G.A.A. Club:

The Juvenile Club will hold there A.G.M. on Thursday 21st. January at 7.30p.m. in Hugginstown Community Centre. All are welcome.

Parenting Programme:

Are you a parent of school aged children (6-16)? Would you like to learn some techniques to address issues of communication, discipline, decision making, relationships, self-control and school success? The Foróige DRUM Youth and Family Project will be delivering the Common Sense Parenting (CSP) programme, starting the end of January, and are currently seeking participants. The skills covered in this parenting programme can be applied to every family. The proactive skills and techniques taught in CSP classes have helped parents from diverse backgrounds create healthy family relationships that foster safety and well-being at home, in school and in the community.   To find out more about this programme and book your place please contact Kate Carroll, Foróige DRUM Youth & Family Project, on 086 773 6975 or via email to


The Baptism of Jesus reminds us of our Identity. It reminds us of who we are and Whose we are.  By Baptism we become sons and daughters of God, brothers and sisters of Jesus, members of his Church, heirs of Heaven and temples of the Holy Spirit.

Mat Pilates Classes Starting in Stoneyford Community Hall.
Thursday 14th January 8pm.
TEXT/CALL 0877460980.

*** 8pm class has limited places left but a 7pm class has been added now to meet the demand. ****
It’s 50 euro for 6 weeks.


All notices for the Newsletter to be left in by 5.00p.m. on Thursdays please.  

Contact: Telephone: 056 776 8693 or email




You may also like...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *