Aghaviller Parish Newsletter 6th. and 7th. August 2016:

(Hugginstown and Stoneyford Churches).

“Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time”

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, Tuesday, Wednesday, 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 8th.               Feast of St. Dominic.         Wednesday 10th.     Feast of St. Lawrence

Thursday 11th.            Feast of St. Clare

Pray For: 

Anniversary:            Declan Fennelly, Oldtown.   Mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday 6th. August at 6.30p.m.

                        Nora Kenneally, Catstown.   Mass in Hugginstown Church on Saturday 6th. August at 8.00p.m.

Elizabeth O’Dwyer, Ennisnag. Bridget Kelly, Lawcus;     Mary O’Donnell, Newmarket

Rota for next week-end:      13th. and 14th. August  (Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time)


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

Hugginstown:             Saturday 8.00p.m. Eileen Aylward;  Sunday 11.00a.m. John Barron.

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford:                 Saturday 6.30p.m. Kitty Wallace.               Sunday 10.00a.m. Mary Malzard.

Hugginstown:             Saturday 8.00p.m. Mary Cuddihy;     Sunday 11.00a.m. Lillian Carr.

Anniversary Mass next weekend:

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 13th. August at 8.00p.m.   – Maura Broderick, Croan


Congratulations to John Butler, Lismatigue and Fiona Young, Toomevara, who were married in Toomevara Church on Friday 5th. August.

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:

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 1st. August 2016   Numbers: 06; 22; 1.               Bonus No: 12.

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

€30.00 Winners:                          M. E. P. c/o James Irish;                                 Teresa Fitzgerzld, Hugginstown;

David Raggett, Aghaviller; J. Healy, c/o Heaslip’s;                               Claire Dunne, Stoneyford.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:            Pat Dwyer;            James Irish;            Heaslip’s.

Next week:    Match 3: €1,000.00;   Match 4: €2,000.00;             Jackpot: €12,100.00;

Next Draw on Monday 8th. August. Please submit returns by 9.00p.m. Draw at 9.30p.m

Cemetery Mass:

Mass will be celebrated in Stonecarthy Cemetery on Friday 19th. August at 7.00p.m.

Theology Course:

Do you what to know more about your Church and your faith? If so why not take part in a course offered in St Kieran’s College for the coming year.  Two nights a week from October to December and January to May; this course will explore areas such as Scripture, Moral Theology, the Church, Liturgy and Sacraments, and Church History.  It is intended for those who are new to theology and those who want to explore it a little further.  For further information see or contact 056 775 3624 or 087 908 1470

Kilkenny Arts Week:

Master Craftsmen will be on site in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny, carrying out the restoration of the Stations of the Cross from Monday, 8th August  until Friday, 12th August from 9.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. All welcome to come, to see and to pray.

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! Course starting 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 contact 059 97 21416 or

Carrickshock G.A.A.

Carrickshock GAA Club invite all to a fundraising morning for Carrickshock GAA and Juvenile clubs. The Big Fry will take place on Sunday August 14th. in Hugginstown from 10.00a.m. and Sunday August 28th. in Stoneyford from 9.30am. All are welcome.

Arthritis Ireland:

Arthritis Ireland are seeking volunteers in the Kilkenny area to help run activities for all age groups with Arthritis or Fibromyalgia. You do not need to have Arthritis or Fibromyalgia to be a volunteer. If you think you have the skills and free time necessary for such an initiative, please contact 086 234 6491.


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

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

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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