Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 16th. and 17th. July 2016:    

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches).

“Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time”

St. Bridget of Sweden

St. Bridget of Sweden

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 18th. to Sunday 24th. July 2016.

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

Vigil – Saturday 23rd. at 8.00p.m.;        Sunday 24th. at 11.00a.m.

Stoneyford:        No Mass on Wednesday

                      Vigil – Saturday 23rd. at 6.30p.m.;        Sunday 24th. at 10.00a.m.

Friday 22nd.       Feast of St. Mary Magdalene

Saturday 23rd.    Feast of St. Bridget of Sweden (Patron of Europe)

Pray For: 

Anniversary:     Ellen Doyle, Hugginstown.   Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 16th. July at 8.00p.m.

Rota for next week-end:      23rd. and 24th. July  (Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time)


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

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

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:         Saturday 6.30p.m. Maria Reid.         Sunday 10.00a.m. T. J. Mills.

Hugginstown:   Saturday 8.00p.m. Nancy Hearne;     Sunday 11.00a.m. Mary Cahill.

Note:    The New Rota up to June 2017 is available in the Church Sacristy, Please collect.

Anniversary Masses next weekend:

In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 23rd. July at 6.30p.m.  – Jim McCarthy, Knockdrinna.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 23rd. July at 8.00p.m.   – Mary and Dick Aylward, Boolyglass.


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

Annual Summer Outing:

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club are holding their Annual Summer Outing on Sunday 31st. July.

If you would like to travel please contact Kay Power at 056 776 8985 or Lily Burke at 056 776 8008

Barrow Consultancy & Training Ltd:

Do you want to work as a Fashion Buyer? Do you want to work for top brands and spot the next trends? Barrow Training are now delivering QQI Level 5 in Fashion Merchandising and Design! Training starts in September as a day/evening programme – This high energy, fun-filled challenging fashion buying course will give you the tools you need to get your foot inside the door of the Fashion Industry. For further information please contact at

059 9721416 or

Rod Iron Vintage Show:

This years ‘Rod Iron Vintage Show’ will be held on Sunday 24th. July in Lismatigue, Hugginstown; starting at 1.00p.m. A great family day out with proceeds going to local charities. For further information contact John O’Mahony at 086 837 2607

Research Participants Needed:

The School of Psychology in TCD are currently seeking male and female participants over the age of 60 to take part in a study examining decision-making and health. The study can be completed online or in person, and will take approx. 25mins to completed. For more information, please contact Sinéad: at Email: Or telephone: 083 834 2455.   Survey link:

The Church’s Self-Understanding!

This online Summer School consists of a series of ten talks by the popular lecturer and retreat giver, Fr John Harris OP. The course invites us to explore who we are as a Catholic people, called into a loving relationship with one another and with God. It will focus on a central teaching of the second Vatican Council, the Church’s self-understanding as ‘Communion’. For further information contact; 01 404 8127 or email

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 11th. July 2016   Numbers: 06; 25; 20.      Bonus No: 22.

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

€30.00 Winners:              Ger Mulcahy, Hugginstown;        Eabha Carroll, Harristown;

‘Young Mc’, c/o James Irish; Pudsy McNamara, Harristown;          Claire Ivors, Ballingarry.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:    Trish Power;     James Irish;       Deirdre Brennan.

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;   Match 4: €2,000.00;   Jackpot: €11,800.00;

Next Draw on Monday 18th. July. Please submit returns by 9.00p.m. Draw at 9.30p.m

Dog Night:

The Fund Raising Group for St.; Mary’s Cathedral Restoration Fund have decided to have a ‘Dog Night’ at Kilkenny Greyhound Track

on Friday, August 12th.

Funds will be raised through the following:

  • The sale of admission/supporter tickets at €10.00 each. Each ticket purchased could be used for the admission on the night or a way of supporting the event. Each ticket buyer’s name will be entered into a draw for prizes; 1st. Prize, 2 All Ireland Hurling Tickets  and 2nd. Prize, 2 nights B&B with one evening meal for 2 in any Irish Clarion Hotel.
  • There will be 10 races on the night. Sponsorship of each race is €200.00. There will be 60 dogs racing and sponsorship or co-sponsorship for each dog is being sought at €100.00 per dog.   Support would be appreciated.

For further information please contact Pat Dalton at 056 772 6128 or

‘Volunteer Driver Service’:

The Irish Cancer Society’s ‘Volunteer Driver Service’ is a free transport service available to patients undergoing Chemotherapy Treatment. To avail of this service, please talk to your healthcare professional or call Rebecca in the Irish Cancer Society on 01 231 6642.

Youth Work Volunteers Wanted:

The Drum, Foróige, MacDonagh Junction, Kilkenny City are looking for volunteers to work with 12 to18 year olds in their purpose built youth space. They welcome skills in any of the following areas: communicating with young people; digital media and IT; music production; arts and crafts; drama; sports. Open to people aged 18 and over. Time commitment 1 to 2 hours per week. Training will be provided. For further information contact Rita on 086 773 6976 or

Kilmoganny Parks Tennis:

Tennis Lessons for two weeks, from Monday 25th. July to Friday 6th. August.

Times 2.00p.m to 5.00p.m. on the hour. All enquires to 083 836 9495


Notices for the next Newsletter on August 6th. to be left in by 5.00p.m. on Thursday 4th. August please.

Contact: Telephone: 056 776 8693 or email




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