Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 9th. and 10th. April 2016:  

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches).

“Third Sunday of Easter”

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. April 2016.

Hugginstown:    Monday, Tuesday, 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.

Monday 11th.     Feast of St. Stanisiaus.     Wednesday 13th.            Feast of St. Martin

Pray For:          Tommy Walsh, Coolmore; who died during the week.

Anniversaries:   James Sheehan, Stonecarthy: Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 9th. April at 6.30p.m.

Dick Power, Lismatigue: Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 9th. April at 8.00p.m.

                        Kate McDonald, Stoneyford: Mass in Stoneyford Church on Sunday 10th. April at 10.00a.m.

Rota for next week-end:    16th. and 17th. April 2016      (Fourth Sunday of Easter)


Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Ronan Murphy;    Sunday 10.00a.m. Fred Malzard.

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

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Kitty Wallace;  Sunday 10.00a.m. T. J. Mills.

Hugginstown:     Saturday 8.00p.m. Bridget Farrell;  Sunday 11.00a.m. Ann Power.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 16th. April at 6.30p.m.   –   Tom McGrath, Norelands.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 6th. April at 8.00p.m. – John Joe Bambrick, Kyleva.

In Stoneyford Church on Sunday 17th. April at 10.00a.m. –    Seamus Connolly and Michael Dunne.

First Holy Communion:

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

9th. April in Stoneyford Church at 6.30p.m and in Hugginstown Church at 8.00p.m.


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


The Collection in aid of “Children with Special Educational Needs” will be held after all Mass this weekend 9th./10th. April.

Parish Finance Committee:

Meeting of the Parish Finance Committee will be held in the Parish House, Hugginstown on Thursday 14th. April at 8.00p.m.

World Youth Day 2016:

World Youth Day will be celebrated in Krakow from the 25th. to 31st. July 2016.  Young people, over the age of 18 years of age are invited to take part. Please contact Fr. Richard Scriven 087 242 0033 or Derek Dooley 087 938 4242 if any one would like to participate in this pilgrimage with Pope Francis to the homeland of Pope John Paul II.

‘Our Mother of Perpetual Help’:

A Pilgrimage with the Icon of ‘Our Mother of Perpetual Help’ to the Cathedrals of Ireland in the Jubilee Year of Mercy 2016: celebrating 150 years of Redemptorist Devotion will be held in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny, on 13th. and 14th April. On Wednesday 13th. April, Mass of Welcome

at 7.30pm; Chief Celebrant: Bishop Séamus Freeman; A Service of Healing will follow after Mass

On Thursday 14th. April; Mass at 9.00a.m. A Prayer Service for Primary Schools at 11.30a.m.

“Integritas”: Ennisnag, Stoneyford:

‘Contemplation and Vocation’ Contemplative Prayer each Wednesday evening at 8.00p.m.

‘The Body in Christian Faith’ On Saturday 30th. April and Saturday 4th. June from 10.00a.m to 1.30p.m.

These mornings will be facilitated by Patrick Treacy and Marian Dolan.

Classes with Marian Dolan: On Mondays from 5.00p.m. to 7.30p.m.; and Thursdays at 8.00p.m

All Enquiries please contact Linda or Patrick on 056 772 8902.

Easter Offerings:

Many Thanks for your Easter Offerings Contributions during the past week. Extra envelopes are available at the Church Porch. Please take one and return it with your offering during the Easter Season. This offering is for the support of the priests of the Parish and Diocese.

Dates to Remember for 2016:

First Holy Communion:   For Stoneyford School in Stoneyford Church on Sunday 24th. April at 11.00a.m.

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

Cemetery Masses:  Calvary Cemetery on Friday 3rd. June at 8.00p.m.;    Stoneyford Cemetery on Friday 1st. July at 8.00p.m.

and Hugginstown Cemetery on Saturday 2nd. July at 8.00p.m.;

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 4th. April 2016          Numbers: 29; 05; 27.            Bonus No: 26.

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

€30.00 Winners:            Jimmy Sheehan, Stonecarthy;        Eamon Power, Condonstown;

Pat Holden, Red Acres;    A. and M. Rohan, Carricketna;      Anne Dwyer, Lismatigue;

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     Teresa Fitzgerald;   Pauline Doyle; Eamon Irish;

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;       Match 4: €2,000.00;     Jackpot: €10,400.00;

Next Draw on Monday 11th. April 2016. Please submit returns by 9.00p.m.   Draw at 9.30p.m.

Stoneyford Active Retirement Group:

The Active Retirement Group will be going to Russborough House on Tuesday 12th. April. Some places left on the bus. If anyone would like to join us come to the Community Centre at 9.00a.m. or ring 056 772 8225 or 087 641 4038 for more information.

Carrickshock GAA Greyhound Night & Sweepstake:

The Club wishes to extend sincere thanks to all who supported our recent Greyhound Night fundraiser. Carrickshock players, our sponsors, those who attended on the night and everyone who entered the sweepstake all contributed to make this a great success. Congratulations to the winners of €1,000.00 Sweepstakes: Ann-Marie Phelan, Dunnamaggin and Ann Power, Lawcus, Stoneyford.

School Board Meetings:

Meeting will be held in Stoneyford School on Wednesday 13th. April at 8.00p.m.

Meeting will be held in Monroe School on Thursday 14th. April at 8.30p.m.

Annual Remembrance Ceremoney:

St Luke’s Hospital will be holding it’s Annual Remembrance Ceremony for families who have been bereaved by the death of their child through miscarriage, still-birth or early infancy death. This ceremony will take place on Wednesday, April 13th. in St Fiacre’s Church, Loughboy, Kilkenny at 7.30pm. While we issue a special invitation to families who have been bereaved during the past year, this ceremony is for all families who have been bereaved, regardless of how long ago. Refreshments will be available for all attending.


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

Contact: Telephone: 056 776 8693 or email






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