Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 5th. and 6th. March 2016

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches)

“Fourth Sunday of Lent” –   “Mother’s Day”

St. John of God

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 7th. to Sunday 13th. March 2016.

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

                        Vigil – Saturday 12th. at 8.00p.m.;     Sunday 13th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:       Wednesday at 7.00p.m.

                        Vigil – Saturday 12th. at 6.30p.m.;     Sunday 13th. at 10.00a.m.

Monday 7th.       Feast of Sts. Perpetua and Felicity. Tuesday 8th. Feast of St. John of God

Pray For:         

Anniversary:     Margarert Cleary, Hugginstown. Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 5th. March at 8.00p.m.

Rota for next week-end: 12th. and 13th. March 2016. (Fifth Sunday of Lent)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Vivion Fennelly;           Sunday 10.00a.m. Fred Malzard.

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Cáit Broderick;            Sunday 11.00a.m. Lillian Carr.

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny;       Sunday 10.00a.m. Bernie Grace.

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

Extra Eucharistic Ministers needed for all Masses: Training will take place in Carmelite Hall, Knocktopher on Monday 7th. Tuesday 8th. and Wednesday 9th. March at 7.30p.m.each evening.

Please forward your name as soon as possible to 056 776 8693

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 12th. March at 6.30p.m. – Denis Foley, Lawcus Fields.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 5th. March at 8.00p.m. – Patrick and Statia Fitzpatrick, Coolmore.

Sacrament of Healing and Reconciliation:

The Sacrament of Healing and Reconciliation for Easter will be celebrated during Masses this Saturday 5th. March 2016.

In Stoneyford Church during the 6.30p.m. Mass; and in Hugginstown Church during the 8.00p.m. Mass.

Lenten Station Masses:

Lenten Station Masses will take place on Sunday 6th. March in Stoneyford Church at 10.00a.m. and in Hugginstown Church at 11.00a.m.

Envelopes for the Lenten Station Contributions are available at the Church Porch.

Lenten Programmes:

‘Sundays of Lent Reflection’ Reflection Sheet available in Church Porch each Sunday.

‘Lenten Retreat’; in St. Kieran’s College on Saturday 12th. March from 2.00p.m. to 5.00p.m.

First Holy Communion:

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

12th. March in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m and in Hugginstown Church at 8.00p.m.


Congratulations to Jack Michael Hoyne, Hugginstown and his parents Lisa and Michael.

Jack was baptised in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 27th. February.

Congratulations to Ollie Edward O’Dowd, Chapel View, Stoneyford and his parents Karina and Pádraic.

Ollie was baptised in Stoneyford Church on Sunday 28th. February.

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

The next ‘Get Together’ will be on Tuesday 8th. March from 2.00p.m. to 4.30p.m. in “Gáirdín an Ghorta”, Newmarket.

All are very welcome to attend.

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service:

Blood Donor Clinic will take place in The Carraig Hotel, Carrick-on-Suir on Tuesday 8th. March from 5.00p.m. to 8.30p.m. and on Wednesday 9th. March from 3.00p.m. to 5.00p.m. and from 7.00p.m. to 9.00p.m.   Blood Donation is essential to ensure Hospital Patients get the treatment they need. One Donation can save up to 3 Lives. Full details of all clinics and on Giving Blood can be found on or by telephoning 021 480 7400 or 1850 731 137.


Please take your Trócaire Box home with you and for more information on this years campaign visit or call 01 629 3333

St. Mary’s Cathedral Cafe

St. Mary’s Cathedral Cafe will re-open on Monday 7th. March and your support would be very much appreciated.

Annual Tea Party:

The 3rd. Annual American Tea Party with Auction and Raffle in aid of Stoneyford National School and Stoneyford Development Association will take place in Stoneyford Community Centre on Saturday 12th. March at 8.00p.m. For further information contact Fred Malzard at 087 971 5304 or Regina Moran at 087 224 9022


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


The Collection in aid of ‘St. Vincent de Paul Society’ will be held on 12th. and 13th. March after all Masses.

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 29th. February 2016           Numbers: 12; 18; 22.   Bonus No: 11.

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

€1,000.00 Winner:                Mary Holden, Ballyhale.

€50.00 Ticket Seller:             Trish Power, Hugginstown.

€15.00 each: (3 Sellers):       Caitlin Roche;        ‘Heaslip’s’;            Mary Raggett.

Next week: Match 3: €1,000.00;            Match 4: €2,000.00;           Jackpot: €9,900.00;

Next Draw on Monday 7th. March.     Please submit returns by 8.30p.m.       Draw at 9.00p.m.

Draw will take place in the Parish House, Hugginstown due to Concert in Community Centre

Newmarket School:

The pupils of Newmarket School will perform two concerts with the ‘Funky Kids’ group in Hugginstown Community Centre, Hugginstown on Monday 7th. and Tuesday 8th. March at 7.00p.m. A great night’s entertainment is guaranteed. All are very welcome.

Mullinavat ICA Guild 60th. Anniversary Celebrations.

We would love the Ladies of Mullinavat and surrounding areas to join us for our 60th Celebrations on Thursday 10th. March. Mass at St. Beacons Church at 7.30p.m. with dinner and music to following at the Rising Sun. For further information contact Geraldine Holden on 087-770 1722.

Mental Health / Suicide Awareness:

Talk will take place on Wednesday 9th. March in the Springhill Court Hotel, Kilkenny at 7.00p.m. Speakers are Vincent Byrne – Cycling Against Suicide; Angela Hayes – The Thomas Hayes Trust; Cecilia Shefflin, – Mindfulness Coach; and Music by Claire Walsh and James Rice. All are welcome.

Kilkenny Coeliac Support Group:

The next meeting of the will take place in St. Patrick’s Parish Centre, Loughboy, Kilkenny on Monday March 7th. at 8.00pm.


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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