Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 23rd. and 24th. January 2016

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches)

“Third Sunday in Ordinary Time”


The Conversion of St. Paul.

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 25th. to Sunday 31st. January 2016.

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 30th. at 8.00p.m.;     Sunday 31st. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:     Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 30th. at 6.30p.m.;     Sunday 31st. at 10.00a.m.

Feast Day: 

Monday 25th.     Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul (Apostle)

Tuesday 26th.     Feast of Sts. Timothy and Titus.

Thursday 28th.   Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas.       Saturday 30th. Feast of

Pray For:         

Anniversaries:   David and Richard Lawlor, Knocknaboola. Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 23rd. January at 6.30p.m.

Melvin Power, Norelands   Mass in Stoneyford Church on Sunday 24th. January at 10.00p.m.

Paddy and John Moran, Lismatigue   Mass in Hugginstown Church on Sunday 24th. January at 11.00p.m.

Ned Walsh, late of Keatingstown. Paddy Henebry, Mylerstown     James and Margaret Lawlor, late of Floodhall.

Rota for next week-end: 30th. and 31st. January 2016. (Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Vivion Fennelly.          Sunday 10.00a.m. Eileen Sutton

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Eileen Aylward,                        Sunday 11.00a.m. Noreen 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 Murphy.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 30th. January at 6.30p.m.   –   Christopher Lodge, Kells

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 30th. January at 8.00p.m.   – Watty Broderick and Sr. Canice Broderick, late of Croan.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 31st. January at 11.00a.m. – Margaret and Catherine Cassin, Ballygerdra.

First Holy Communion:

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

23rd. January in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m and in Hugginstown Church at 8.00p.m.

Parish Pastoral Council:

A meeting of Aghaviller Parish Pastoral Council will be held in the Parish House, Hugginstown on Wednesday 27th. January at 8,00p.m.

Confirmation Retreat:

Pupils from Stoneyford School will have their Day Retreat in St. Mary’s, Kilkenny on Tuesday 26th. January in preparation for their Confirmation.

Vocations Afternoon:

“Come and see”!! For women discerning a Religious Vocation, the Poor Clare Monastery, College Rd. Cork is holding a Vocations Afternoon on Saturday 6th. February 2016 from 2.00p.m to 4.30p.m. Check out:

St.Brendan’s National School Newmarket:

Enrolments for new entrants are now being taken for September 2016. Please call to the school for an Enrolment Form or contact us at 056 776 8919 or email

The Parents Association are holding a Fund Raiser in aid of Newmarket National School on Friday January 29th. at 9.00p.m. in Cleary’s Lounge, Hugginstown. All support would be greatly appreciated!!

Stoneyford School:

A meeting of the Board of Management will be held in Stoneyford School on Wednesday 27th. January at 8.00p.m.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2016:

The Ossory Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2016 – Under the Patronage of Bishop Seamus Freeman will take place from 22nd. to 27th. May 2016.  All bookings for both Regular and Assisted Pilgrims please contact: Glenmore Parish Office on 051 880 414 or email

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

The ‘Get Together’ will take place on Tuesday 26th. January from 2.00p.m. to 4.30p.m. in “Gáirdín an Ghorta”, Newmarket. All are very welcome.


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

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 18th. January 2016           Numbers: 06; 14; 11.     Bonus No: 01.

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

€1,000.00 Winner:        Josephine Shelley, Killenaule

€50.00 Seller of Ticket:   Deirdre Brennan

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     Eamon Irish;                   Aoife Sheehan;    Teresa Fitzgerald

Next week: Match 3: €1,000.00;    Match 4: €2,000.00;                            Jackpot: €9,300.00;

Next Draw on Monday 25th. January.    Please submit returns by 8.30p.m.      Draw at 9.00p.m.

South Kilkenny Historical Society:

A Lecture on ‘1916 in County Kilkenny – connections and links’; will be given on Thursday 28th. January at 8.00p.m. in Mullinavat Parish Hall (opposite church) by Mr Jim Maher. For further information contact Eddie Synnott on 086 812 4349

The Carrickshock Camogie Club.

The Club has re-fixed their A.G.M. for Friday 29th. January at 8.00p.m. in Cleary’s, Hugginstown.

Fit Club:

Exercise classes for over 50’s (men and women) return to Stoneyford Community Centre 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 please contact 086 364 9923

Family Carers Ireland:

Family Carers Ireland (formerly The Carers Association) are recruiting for respite care staff for Kilkenny city, Thomastown, Callan and Kells who hold a Full FETAC level 5 award in Healthcare Support.  If you are interested please contact 056 772 1424.

Over 50’s Bowling and Go for Life:

The ‘Go for Life Games’ involve three sports that can be played in Singles, Pairs and Teams. The emphasis of the games is on participation and fun with the games played in a non-competitive way. All Over 50’s are welcome to come along. Games will take place on Tuesdays at The Watershed, Kilkenny from 8.30p.m. to 9.30p.m. For further information contact Caitríona Corr at 056 779 4990.


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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